Category: sci-fi


I wanted so much from this movie, and don’t shoot me for saying this, but I was willing to set aside the white-washing, which is obviously problematic, but now I am not sure if I should have taken that as Read more…


It’s usually a writer that pulls me into a comic, and I think that could be because pretty art is great up to a point, but if there is no meat to the story it’s going to suck. I have Read more…


There is something that struck me about Gibson, reading this latest novel, and that was a quality of his prose that I had not noticed before. The scenes that he presents are like those slides of specimens that scientists use Read more…


Last week the gun was fired — this week the projectiles hit their target. You know what the first thought was that popped into my head? Too damned easy. And a full on frontal assault against a group like the Read more…


Freakangels on full alert; well, most of them. I like that the gang are still maintaining their idiosyncratic paths in spite of the current threat to Whitechapel. Here we see the community working together; we see what the whole Freakangels Read more…


When the true crescendo comes in this first arc it is going to be interesting to see how the characters bring what we have seen of each of their personalities to bear on the situation. We saw how handy Jack Read more…


So, we have seen the freakangels policing each other and now we get to see one go into action against someone who has attacked him. Duffield once again displays a real ability for capturing the kineticism of violence and not Read more…


In one place someone settles in and in another place someone is unsettled. Sometimes it is hard to remember that each episode is only six pages long. To do what he does with those six pages every week shows just Read more…


Meet Emma Verne. Emma is a spunky, street-smart girl who lives aboard the spacefaring airship city Ursae. Raised by her foster parents Lord and Lady Beauvolt, Emma has developed a knack for creating mischief about the city – both helpful Read more…


Today was an important episode. It had that feeling. Alice has finally been installed as Kirk’s assistant on the watchtower and has been given some clue as to what she is looking for — though the sense that some information Read more…