GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS is an old-school monster smackdown [reviews]

Commentary, Film and Television
State-of-the-art CGI techniques should have ushered in a golden age of movies in which giant monsters fight each other – and thus, the Legendary MonsterVerse is a welcome addition to the cinematic landscape.

David Lloyd @ Ottawa ComicCon

Arts Coverage, Ottawa ComicCon

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.

The Evolution of a Conspiracy Theorist

Creative Works, Fiction

Deadman's Tome

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.


Karl Urban & Doug Jones @ Ottawa ComicCon 2018

Arts Coverage

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:

“We Have Rules Here”

Creative Works, Fiction


Appears in: Dark Horizons: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction 

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?

Available from Indigo!Barnes and NobleAmazon, and others.