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Author Archives: Alice Marie
UPDATE: Well, mass shaming on the Internet really DOES work sometimes! Matthew wrote an apology, which we are happy to see. You can still read our original criticism, as x-posted from our reaction on Tumblr, below. We’re happy to have contributed … Continue reading
Scarlet Traces is Ian Edginton’s series that expands on H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, and it’s the kind of story I wish would continue forever, because it’s just that badass. The plot picks up ten years after the Martian … Continue reading
The final installment of Warren Ellis’s “synthetic heroes” series (with previous books being Black Summer and No Hero) wraps up with Supergod (Avatar Press, 2010) by asking “How far would the world go?” Without giving too much away, the … Continue reading
Continuing in my review of Warren Ellis’s synthetic heroes series (that’s what I’m calling it), this week I want to talk about No Hero. Written by Ellis, with art by Juan Jose Ryp, No Hero looks at how far the … Continue reading
Part of my introduction to Warren Ellis has been through Black Summer, when it was recommended to me by James Sime, owner of Isotope Comics in San Francisco. (I think it’s probably the best comic book store on the planet, … Continue reading
Those who know me well (Hi mom!) can tell you that I’m almost obsessively enthusiastic about the things I love. I’ll research every last detail and have a well of “useless” information in my head that can sometimes make me … Continue reading
Theodor Seuss Geisel March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991 On this special day, I wrote a poem to remember the great Dr. Seuss. – Alice Marie I do not know what I would do If I hadn’t grown up reading … Continue reading
The internet has been all a-flutter since CBS announced its newest show, Elementary, a modern American take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes mysteries. British/American actor Johnny Lee Miller has been cast in the lead, which is interesting considering that … Continue reading
Twenty-something years ago I was handed my first copy of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle In Time. I remember this because it was my very first introduction to science fiction – at least, my first conscious one. As the masterpiece celebrates … Continue reading
I had the pleasure of seeing “Haywire” this weekend, Steven Soderbergh’s latest spy-fi action film. It was an interesting blend of 60s spy films and 70s action movies with beautiful, slow shots and a very mod-influenced soundtrack. The film’s protagonist … Continue reading