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Ross Johnson is a writer (sometimes), and a reader (constantly). He lives in a land of snow with his husband and several enormous goldfish, though he may get a dog if he can prove that he’s responsible someday. There’s every chance that the big, grown-up book he’s been seen with is concealing something far less reputable. You can find him on Twitter @rosserford and listen to his podcast, The Sound of Tomorrow.

Your Guide to the New Canon of Star Wars Books & Comics

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Your Guide to the New Canon of Star Wars Books & Comics

Star Wars inspires a love that can border on obsession. There are plenty of fans for whom the movies aren’t nearly enough, and the people behind one of...
Queen of the Conquered Is a Caribbean-Inspired Journey Into the Dark

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Queen of the Conquered Is a Caribbean-Inspired Journey Into the Dark

Though Queen of the Conquered is Kacen Callender’s first adult novel, their young adult and middle grade works (Hurricane Child and This Is Kind of...
Hope Exists: Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram Discuss Their Image Comics Saga Little Bird

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Hope Exists: Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram Discuss Their Image Comics Saga Little Bird

A young Canadian girl—the titular Little Bird of the new graphic novel from creators Darcy Van Poelgeest and Ian Bertram—finds herself caught up in a...
An Extraterrestrial Outbreak Returns in Michael Crichton & Daniel H. Wilson’s The Andromeda Evolution

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An Extraterrestrial Outbreak Returns in Michael Crichton & Daniel H. Wilson’s The Andromeda Evolution

It’s been 50 years since the town of Piedmont, Arizona was all but wiped out by the mysterious Andromeda Strain in the late Michael Crichton’s...
So Say We All: 10 Frakking Good Books for Battlestar Galactica Fans

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So Say We All: 10 Frakking Good Books for Battlestar Galactica Fans

There are those who believe that life here [pregnant pause] began out there. Many of those same people understand that the Cylons were created by man; that...
A Roundup of 2019’s Major Science Fiction & Fantasy Award Winners

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A Roundup of 2019’s Major Science Fiction & Fantasy Award Winners

With the announcement of the 2019 World Fantasy Award winners at the World Fantasy Convention in Los Angeles yesterday, the long, long science fiction and...
Bookseller Favorites: Killer Comics & Graphic Novels Arriving in November

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Bookseller Favorites: Killer Comics & Graphic Novels Arriving in November

November is a fantastic month for new stories in ink and paint. Here are the Barnes & Noble booksellers’ curated picks for the best comics and...
Essential Sci-Fi & Fantasy Films in the Criterion Collection

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Essential Sci-Fi & Fantasy Films in the Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection professes to bring together “important classic and contemporary films,” and it doesn’t discriminate based on...
Why You Should Be Excited Netflix Is Turning Jeff Smith’s Bone into an Animated Series

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Why You Should Be Excited Netflix Is Turning Jeff Smith’s Bone into an Animated Series

I figured it wasn’t going to be my thing. Bone, the Jeff Smith comedy/drama/fantasy comic book epic, was already considered a modern classic by the time...
Everything You Need to Know About Watchmen: Past, Present, and Future

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Everything You Need to Know About Watchmen: Past, Present, and Future

Watchmen has charted an unlikely course. What was once a deeply singular work from one of comics’ most challenging visionaries—a meta-parable about...
7 Books That Explore the Many Worlds of Indigenous Science Fiction & Fantasy

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7 Books That Explore the Many Worlds of Indigenous Science Fiction & Fantasy

It’s sometimes referred to as Indigenous Futurism: the recent rise in speculative literature that places Indigenous people at the center of stories...
The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of October 2019

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The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of October 2019

Wonder Woman, Vol. 1: The Just War (B&N Exclusive Edition), by G. Willow Wilson and Cary Nord Ares has been imprisoned beneath Themyscira for...

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