A WORLD IN THE SHADOW OF TITANS
Ever since the 1950s, the world has thrilled to impossible heroes... when it's not the plaything of monstrous villains. But however fierce the clashes between Egghead and Lab Rat, or Javelin and Black Marvel, the one thing none of them can do is explain the source or nature of their abilities. Humanity can only watch as powers in defiance of physics... [click here for more]
An SF novelette from a multi-award winning author.
"Doug Smith is, quite simply, the finest short-story writer Canada has ever produced in the science fiction and fantasy genres, and he's also the most prolific. His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think." --Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Hominids... [click here for more]
These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art.
The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism... [click here for more]
Premiering in September of 2006, the weekly NBC television series Heroes was an immediate commercial and critical hit, lasting four successful seasons. Heroes follows a group of interrelated characters who discover they have superhuman powers, with each successive episode exploring how these people react to and utilize their powers for good or for evil.
This collection of essays explores a variety... [click here for more]