You love spaceship fights and zooming through futuristic cities like Coruscant. But you also love gladiator fights and seeing 1920s Atlantic City recreated for Boardwalk Empire. Why is that? Though historical fiction is supposedly based in facts about the past, the genre has a surprising amount in common with the speculative tales of science fiction. Here are ten major themes and ideas shared by HF and SF. [via io9]
Cosplay Photo Highlights From New York Comic Con 2011 [link]
As you know from our previous roundups of convention cosplay from San Diego, Dragon*Con and of course our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature, we are big fans of cosplay. The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics were definitely on display last weekend at New York Comic Con, and you’d better believe ComicsAlliance was there to take in as much as we could. Check out some exceptional examples of superheroic cosplaying talent that we spotted in New York on ComicsAlliance!
How many fellow Tumblrers can you guys spot? :)
Artist / designer Tony Bamber released his second Star Wars AT-AT into the streets of Chicago and it doesn’t seem to be showing any mercy.
You can check out his first Star Wars killing machine wreaking havoc here.
No women, no kids, that’s the rules.
Part of Spoke Art’s ‘Quentin vs. Coen’ art show, happening October 1st and 2nd in Los Angeles! More info here - http://www.facebook.com/spokeart
I think he’s very lonely. Lonelier than he lets on. Maybe lonelier than he even realizes.
One of my all-time favorite movies. It never gets old. It is always great and thought provoking.