Things That Make Your Eyeballs Go Huh?
Chris’s Invincible Super-Blog not only reviews a bunch of new comics, but also has a picture of Jughead with a jetpack.
Speaking of Jugheads, the Joplin Independent is in love with Archie’s Double Digest #5.
Greg Hatcher of Comics Should Be Good admits to loving Stan Lee’s Who Wants To Be a Superhero? despite the fact that it’s completely insane.
Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review has been on a Walking Dead kick – he’s just reviewed (and loved) volumes two through four.
Historical fantasy author Alice Borchardt has died at the age of 67; she turned to writing as a second career after working in nursing for thirty years. Borchardt was also the older sister of Anne Rice.
SF Scope analyzes the story choices in Gardner Dozois’s latest Year’s Best Science Fiction anthology.
Lone Star Stories has a new issue free on the web, pardners.
Big Dumb Object really likes Charles Stross’s novel The Atrocity Archives (which has finally been published in the UK).
Forbidden Planet International spotlights Bryan Talbot’s new book, The Naked Artist: Comic Book Legends, which collects a lot of anecdotes about famous comics creators. (I’m not entirely sure if these are scandalous anecdotes, or simply humorous ones.)
Click Tracks analyzes the death rates of various types of crewmembers from the original Star Trek series. Sure, you knew wearing a red shirt could be fatal – but how fatal? And what situations were the most dangerous? Only statistics can solve those problems!
Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing wants everyone to know that he’s just discovered an interesting French science fiction podcast called Utopod.