Over Two Dozen Reasons To Get Jazzed About Comic Books This Fall

Can you feel a nip in the air? We sure as heck can't, because it's still August and hotter than the Twilight Sword of Surtur the fire demon. But when the weather turns, these titles will be landing in your neighborhood comic shop. » 8/17/12 4:55pm 8/17/12 4:55pm

Awesome graphic novels that even non-comics readers will love

Giving graphic novels as gifts to non-comics readers can be hard — after all, there are only so many copies of Watchmen one can give before they stop being books and start becoming the construction materials for an Alan Moore-themed play fort. » 11/15/11 2:45pm 11/15/11 2:45pm

10 Worst Recastings of Science Fiction's Rock-Star Characters

Can James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender make us believe they're playing the same characters as Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen, in X-Men: First Class? We have high hopes. But recasting iconic characters doesn't always work out that great. » 5/31/11 10:26am 5/31/11 10:26am

10 Greatest Superhero Dogs!

Man's best friend can be heroic. They can lead the blind, find explosives and rescue people. But as heroic as dogs can be, they're not superheroic. But some dogs go further, using amazing superpowers and rocking awesome capes. » 5/24/11 10:00am 5/24/11 10:00am

Worst television versions of science fiction and fantasy books

The Walking Dead carried all our dreams on its undead shoulders. We're all hoping HBO's Game of Thrones will also rule. But sadly, television has an even worse record of adapting books than movies. Here are 10 book-to-television embarrassments. » 11/01/10 3:34pm 11/01/10 3:34pm

10 great science fiction novels that have been banned

In honor of Banned Books Week, Geekosystem's Susana Polo looks at 10 great science fiction novels that have been banned, or at least threatened with removal from libraries and schools. Including some major classics of the genre! » 10/01/10 2:34pm 10/01/10 2:34pm

Top 10 sexiest evil twins of all time!

Fringe's season premiere proved, once and for all, that both Walter and Olivia are sexier in the alt-universe. But it's often true that evil duplicates are sexier than the originals. Because evil is sexy. Here are the 10 sexiest dopplegangers! » 9/27/10 3:37pm 9/27/10 3:37pm

The best foreign language science fiction movies

When people list the best science fiction movies of all time, they usually include mostly English-language films. But what about the great films in other languages? Thorin Klosowski lists his ten favorite non-English-language science fiction films. What are your favorites? » 9/20/10 2:30pm 9/20/10 2:30pm

The best SF/fantasy cliffhangers ever shown on television

The best science fiction and fantasy television hooks you with endless suspense... including hair-raising cliffhangers. But only the greatest cliffhangers can make you throw your remote at the screen, and keep you wondering for weeks. Here are the 20 awesomest. » 9/15/10 5:48pm 9/15/10 5:48pm

The most awesomely ridiculous science fiction/fantasy-themed wrestling…

Remember when wrestling used to be filled with "Supermen"? Many of wrestling's craziest gimmicks have had a fantasy/scifi theme. From a Mortal Kombat rip-off to a man from the future, here are ten of wrestling's most way-out scifi characters. » 9/09/10 1:30pm 9/09/10 1:30pm

Your prayers are answered! Betty White will star in the Lost finale,…

Want to know what happens in Sunday's Lost finale? Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse went on David Letterman to reveal all. Sort of. The "Ben" moment is genuinely awesome and proves that Michael Emerson is a comic genius. » 5/20/10 12:46am 5/20/10 12:46am

Top 10 Greatest Science Fiction Detective Novels Of All Time

China Miéville's detective story The City And The City is well on its way to being the award-winningest novel of the year. But it's not the only great novel about science fiction/fantasy sleuths. Here are 10 other SF detective classics. » 4/29/10 12:15pm 4/29/10 12:15pm

40+ Examples Of How Big-Screen Superhero Costumes Fail

When superhero/supervillain costumes succeed on the big screen, it's a miracle. But it's also rare. The movie superhero outfits are a multiverse of fail, and here are 40-odd examples of total costume catastrophe. Brace yourself, this won't be pretty. » 3/26/10 3:48pm 3/26/10 3:48pm

Worst Recastings Of Science Fiction's Rock-Star Characters

We have high hopes Don Cheadle will make us forget Terence Howard completely, when he steps in as James Rhodes/War Machine in Iron Man 2. But it doesnt always work that way. Here are the worst recastings of science-fiction stars. » 1/25/10 5:30pm 1/25/10 5:30pm

10 Science-Fiction Heroes Who Don't Need Origin Stories

These days, every science-fiction hero needs to have an origin story — as if they're all superheroes. But some heroes are actually way better off without cookie-cutter origins. Here are 10 classic scifi heroes whose origins should remain mysterious. » 1/22/10 4:30pm 1/22/10 4:30pm

Top 10 Science Fiction Disappointments Of The Past Decade

Disappointment sometimes seems the natural state of mind for science-fiction fans, but it's because we have so much hope. We raise our hopes again and again, only to suffer crushing disappointment. Here are the 10 worst letdowns of the 2000s. » 12/08/09 3:17pm 12/08/09 3:17pm

12 Movie Adaptations That Did The Books Justice

Whether or not you loved The Road, most people seemed to feel it captured Cormac McCarthy's novel. Sadly, most adaptations do violence to the original books, but not all. Here are 12 SF/fantasy adaptations that did right by the books. » 11/30/09 3:34pm 11/30/09 3:34pm

Top 10 Most Ridiculous Soap Operas Of All Time

People are complaining that Stargate Universe is becoming a soap opera, but don't worry — it's got a ways to go before it reaches the levels of science fiction/fantasy's most demented, silliest soap operas. » 11/24/09 2:40pm 11/24/09 2:40pm

Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses Of All Time

Attention evil geniuses! Do you know the ten terrible mistakes that can doom your brilliantest imbroglios to bitter failure? Study the examples of the ten most moronic super-geniuses of all time, and avoid their dreadful fates! Don't fear the spoilers... » 11/05/09 4:19pm 11/05/09 4:19pm

Have You Read The Best Books Of 2009 According To Amazon.Com?

Amazon.com's editors have released their list of the top ten science fiction and fantasy books of 2009, and it includes some pleasant surprises. » 11/03/09 11:47am 11/03/09 11:47am