Marvel Debuts a Special Edition All-Women X-Men Comic

The powerful women of X-Men have finally received their own comic after 50 years. X-Men #1 – released May 29 – features the first X-men team comprised completely of women. The team consists of mutants Storm, Rogue, Jubilee Kitty Pryde, Rachel Grey and Psylocke, who...

‘The Abandon’ Gives New Meaning to Black Sci-Fi

Former Girlfriends television show writer and playwright Keith Josef Adkins is leaving the restrictive world of sitcoms to branch out on his own with a new sci-fi web series. “The Abandon” is Adkins’ latest project filmed in upstate New York. The web series features five men who...

Whither the Sparkling, Black Vampire?

My reading tastes trend mostly toward non-fiction, but about five years ago I developed a love of speculative fiction — urban fantasy, high fantasy, supernatural fiction, a dash of dystopian fiction and the like. I love the escapism, the alternate worlds, the opportunity to believe,...