Posts tagged with "fantasy"

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67
On Sunday 24th May, British sci-fi, fantasy and horror writer Tanith Lee died at the age of 67. During her lifetime, the hugely prolific author penned over 90 books, 300 short stories, four BBC Radio plays and several poems, along with episodes of the popular BBC series, Blake’s 7. Her huge body of work earned her several awards, beginning in 1980 with the British Fantasy Society’s Derleth Award for her book, Death’s Master.... 

Dark and Dangerous: Fantasy Novelist Sarah J Maas at MCM London Comic Con

Dark and Dangerous: Fantasy Novelist Sarah J Maas at MCM London Comic Con
While most attention in the world of fantasy novels has been on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series and its television adaptation, a new contender has entered the ring – Sarah J. Maas, a dedicated young adult fantasy author who has shot up to surprising heights of fame in only a few years. Making an appearance at MCM London Comic Con, Maas is known for her popular Throne of Glass series, set in a unique, dark fantasy world that... 

Plastic Memories – Anime first thoughts

Plastic Memories – Anime first thoughts
Plastic Memories is a series that sounded tear-worthy from the very first description I read. And I was right to assume that. The anime is set in a world where humans live happily alongside very human-like androids named Giftia. Giftia are specifically developed for various ‘owners’ requirements, whether it be for work, companionship or to fill a missing family gap, they mean a great deal to those who own them. The problem is, with a... 

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Anime first thoughts

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Anime first thoughts
IT’S A HAREM, A HAREM. RUN. IT’S A HAREM. No, I’m kidding. I’m being open-minded this season and branching out. I just hope I won’t regret it. I have to be honest, I was put off by the title of this anime. For obvious reasons, I just assumed I’d be delving into a very flat and boring storyline of boy likes girl but other girl likes boy. Oh and that girl…and that one…and so on. BUT I was drawn in by... 

TNT’s The Librarians at New York Comic Con

TNT’s The Librarians at New York Comic Con
With day two of NYCC underway, our intrepid reporter Bryan Cooney was on hand to meet the cast of the new TNT series, The Librarians. Based on the series of films that began in 2004 and starred Noah Wyle (E.R. And Falling Skies) as Flynn Carsen an ordinary man who is hired as librarian but what he doesn’t realise is that the library has been in operation for centuries and is in fact the home of a collection of mythical and magical objects such... 

Welcome to Purgatory special movie panel announced for MCM London Comic Con

Welcome to Purgatory special movie panel announced for MCM London Comic Con
As we edge ever closer to October’s MCM London Comic Con more and more guest announcements are starting to be revealed and today was one of those days. We found out that the director,  executive producer and some of the cast from the movie, Welcome To Purgatory, will be attending the event at the Excel Centre to host a special panel on Saturday October 25th. Due for release in October 2015, the movie tells the story of what happens when the... 

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏

Bloomsbury reveals final four Harry Potter jackets from Jonny Duddle‏
Continuing the phenomenal success of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter books, Bloomsbury will be bringing the series to a whole new generation later this year with all new illustrations and content. Award-winning artist Jonny Duddle has brought his own unique style to the covers, capturing some of the most exciting and important moments from the books. Whether it be Harry, Dumbledore or Voldemort, these are characters we all know so well and, as with... 

Lords of the Fallen first impressions

Lords of the Fallen first impressions
MCM Buzz was recently offered an invitation to a hands on preview of Lords of the Fallen, the new fantasy action RPG from CI Games and Deck 13 that is due to be released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC this October. The game follows Harkyn, a convict who is released so that he might fight against the old Gods who are threatening to enslave humanity. Harkyn travels through the world in order to defeat these malevolent powers. Easier said than done... 

Book review: Take Back The Skies by Lucy Saxon

Book review: Take Back The Skies  by Lucy Saxon
Launching an ambitious series of books as a first-time writer is never easy, especially in today’s world where the written word spreads around quicker than ever. You only have to look at the success of something like Fifty Shades Of Grey which was developed from Twilight fan fiction to see how times have changed in the world of literature. Lucy Saxon certainly hasn’t taken the easy route with her first publication from Bloomsbury, introducing... 

Author Interview – Lucy Saxon (Take Back the Skies)

Author Interview – Lucy Saxon (Take Back the Skies)
As many of you know, cosplay is a time consuming hobby by itself, so how someone manages to write a published novel at the same time is anyone’s guess, but Lucy Saxon has managed to do so! Her first book from Bloomsbury, Take Back the Skies, will be released in June and looks set to be the start of a fascinating and exciting series that will captivate audiences all over the world. Following the adventures of a government official’s daughter,... 
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