Danger Slater’s Impossible James is a bizarro sci-fi comedy that fuses apocalyptic fiction with family saga.
Appears in: Mysterion
Release Date: Dec. 23/2019
Summary: An eclectic group of fast food workers spend the holidays stranded on an outer space truck stop, in this Christmas sci-fi comedy.
Read it in Mysterion.
Appears in: Horror Tree – Trembling With Fear
Release Date: Nov. 10/2019
Summary: A reluctant groom gets cold feet the day of his post-apocalyptic wedding.
Read it at Horror Tree.
Claire Denis’s High Life is a confounding sci-fi psychodrama starring Robert Pattinson as the last surviving inmate of an outer space prison.
Artist David Lloyd is responsible for creating some of the most iconic images in comic book history – and his influence has expanded far beyond the printed page.
The acclaimed illustrator, best known for co-creating V For Vendetta with legendary writer Alan Moore, appeared at Ottawa ComicCon last Friday, leading a lively discussion on politics, punk rock, and Guy Fawkes masks.
Appears in: 365 Tomorrows
Publisher: 365 Tomorrows
Release Date: July 10/2018
Summary: A farmer wakes up to find an elaborate pattern carved into his field. There must be a logical explanation.
Read it online for free here, or check it out below:
Appears in: Deadman’s Tome: The Conspiracy Issue
Publisher: Deadman’s Tome
Release Date: June 2018
Summary: A paranoid grocery store cashier displays an uncanny understanding of how government really works in this satirical sci-fi tale.
Available for digital and physical purchase at Amazon.
Or, listen to a recording here, read aloud by Mr. Deadman.
Ottawa ComicCon 2018 ran at the EY Centre over the weekend, featuring all manner of geeky guests from the worlds of comics, cosplay, film, and television. On Sunday, I took in Q&As from burgeoning sci-fi icons Karl Urban and Doug Jones, and stopped to chat with comic artist James O’Barr.
Read on for highlights:
Publisher: Elder Signs Press
Release date: Fall 2016
Summary: A rational man in an irrational world, Lieutenant Colonel John Harris clings to science and reason as the zombie apocalypse rages around him. However, what if reality isn’t as objective as it seems?