Why Sci-Fi Novels Are the New Comic Books For Streaming TV

TV creators are raiding the sci-fi section like never before—for some obvious, and not-so-obvious, reasons. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel goes to Jo Fletcher Books

Jo Fletcher Books, Quercus’ fantasy and science fiction imprint, will publish Derek B Miller’s first sci-fi novel, Radio Life. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 03:42:44 UTC ]
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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement license ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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‘Astronauts check our scripts!’: inside the new age of sumptuous sci-fi TV

With clone emperors in haute couture and exotic wolf-lizards poised to attack, Foundation and For All Mankind herald a new era of ravishing spectaculars. Can they do for sci-fi what Game of Thrones did for fantasy?Dynastic infighting, the decline and fall of a mighty empire, tyrannical rulers... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-23 15:57:15 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: PW Editors' Picks, Comics & Graphic Novels

The first Editors' Picks panel at the U.S. Book Show was held the afternoon of May 25, with 'PW' comics reviews editor Meg Lemke hosting eight book editors to discuss upcoming titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Streaming TV, Films Drive Surge In Graphic Novel Sales

Many of the biggest hits on such streaming services as Netflix and Disney+ have been adapted from comics and graphic novels. Publishers have learned to scramble to be sure the books these shows are based on are available when demand spikes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Funny Sci-Fi Books

Do you love your science fiction with a heaping side of humor? You’ve come to the right place! Pick up these funny sci-fi books, including Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-28 11:38:00 UTC ]
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A Guide to Conquering Your Demons With 5 Mathematical Sci-Fi Books

These mathematical science fiction books use mathematics in world-building to advance the plot and build characters. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-28 10:37:00 UTC ]
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6 Books Celebrating Women’s Early Contributions to Fantasy and Sci Fi

If you thought the landscape of classic SFF was exclusively male, peep these science fiction and fantasy stories by women, including Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements edited by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-14 10:37:00 UTC ]
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5 Urban Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels to Add to Your 2020 TBR

Don't miss exploring the magical cities of these fantastic urban science fiction and fantasy books hitting the shelves this year. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-26 10:41:17 UTC ]
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Coronavirus feels like something out of a sci-fi novel. Here’s how writers have imagined similar scenarios.

“The Stand” and “The Andromeda Strain” are just a few of the books that envision mass infection Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-28 15:00:00 UTC ]
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New editions of six Stanisław Lem books place the sci-fi icon back in the spotlight.

This month, science fiction fans and Solaris lovers everywhere have cause to celebrate: six newly-illustrated editions of work by the late Polish author Stanisław Lem (1921-2006) are being published by The MIT Press. Lem’s influence on science fiction has been compared to that of authors like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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7 Sci-fi and Fantasy Books to Curl Up With This Fall

These new science fiction and fantasy titles will be your perfect fall companions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-04 10:36:35 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Graphic Novel and Picture Book Series from Kids Can Press to Launch on TV

Canadian children’s book publisher Kids Can Press will see two of its book properties transformed into television shows next fall: Ashley Spires’ graphic novels about Binky the Space Cat and a picture-book series by Geneviève Côté. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @porter_anderson... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and Fantasy Brands With Books

Intended 'to expand the boundaries of well-known series,' a new publishing company called Perilous Worlds heads for Frankfurter Buchmesse with game-designing authors on tap and some high-visibility fantasy brands to work with. The post Publisher Perilous Worlds Created To Advance Sci-Fi and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Comic Book Publishers, Faced With Flagging Sales, Look to Streaming

Inside the DC Universe Experience at Comic-Con International in San Diego. DC Entertainment used the interactive experience to promote its upcoming streaming service. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The 11 Best Comic Book Movies You Can Stream Right Now, From 'Batman' to 'Doctor Strange'

Here's what to stream in between seeing 'Thor: Ragnarok' and 'Justice League' at the multiplex. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HoZ signs four books in sci-fi series

Head of Zeus has signed Ada Palmer’s science fiction debut Too Like the Lightning, book one of four in the Terra Ignota Quartet. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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