SF Tidbits for 6/16/12
- Arcfinity (Simon Ings) interviews Nick Harkaway (video).
- SFRBrigade interviews Ainsley Davidson.
- io9 (John Marr) profiles Frederic Brown.
- The Roundtable Podcast interviews Paul E. Cooley.
- Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against PublishAmerica. [via Boing Boing via Making Light]
- HarperCollins Launches 3 Community Sites for YA Readers.
- One-Third of Borders Locations Are Still Empty.
- Game maker Valve appoints in-house video games economist.
- Joe Cornish (Attack The Block) has been set to write and direct the Neal Stephenson novel Snow Crash.
- Gail Carriger on The Land Leviathan in Steampunk.
- Whatever (Diana Peterfreund) The Big Idea.
- The Night Bazaar (Jeff Salyards) on A Gulf, Deep and Wide.
- WhatCulture on Batman & the New Gods of the Super-Heroic.
- SFX (Rob Power) reviews on The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter.
- Library Journal Reviews on Dystopias for Grown-ups.
- WSJ.com on The Weird World of Fan Fiction. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Orbit Books on First contact with alien life . . . how will the world react?.
- Strange Chemistry on YA New Releases for June.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter on The Book Business Is Changing.
- Patricia C. Wrede on Fantasy Worldbuilding Questions (from 2009).
- Epic Reads Blog on Bethany Griffin's Top 10 Favorite Edgar Allan Poe Quotes.
- Huff Post (Austin Wilson) on 10 Amazing Contemporary Comic Book Covers. [via Bill Crider's Pop Culture Magazine]
- Concept Art by Slawomir Maniak.
- Digital Art by Peter Jaworowski.
- 3D Character Design – Zephyrchef.
- Spaceship illustrations by Manchu.
- @Artists Blog: DC Scribbling – The Atomic Skull (circa 1976) by Thomas Perkins.
- @Minimal Movie Posters: “” by Duke Dastardly.
- @Minimal Movie Posters: “Avatar” by swoboda.
- @CoolVibe: “The Deep” by Francois Baranger.
More Fun Stuff
- Book Excerpt: Aliens Go Crazy for Rock Music in Rob Reid's Year Zero.
- The Legacy Of Ray Bradbury | The Onion. [via Paul Di Filippo]
- Trailer: Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
- Beware the Hairy Mango #132 – Snow Justice” by Matthew Sanborn Smith.
- Steampunk Winged Goggles.
- Mmm…Loki Cupcake.
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