Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, readers, so that means Black Friday is right around the corner as well. In light of that, Tuscany Bay Books is having a sale on all eleven volumes of the Planetary Anthology Series! From Thanksgiving Day through the weekend, you can buy the entire ebook collection for around $10. What a bargain! … Continue reading Bulletin: Planetary Anthology Sale!
This fan film, UA:LA Pilot Episode, has been available for some time but that does nothing to impinge upon its excellent use of anime storytelling conventions. And as an homage to My Hero Academia*, I doubt there are many short episodes that could compare! It is truly a fine example of West learning from East, … Continue reading MHA Fan Film – An Homage to Excellence
Yes, he is at it again, readers. Check out these intriguing videos from the Professor of Geekdom himself. There will not be a quiz later – not from him or me, at least. Life may have a curve ball or two to throw everyone’s way soon enough. In which case, you may find his points … Continue reading Words from Professor Geek
On February 7th this author joined Ben Wheeler and Anthony Marchetta on the SuperversiveSF Sunday Livestream to talk about the latest chapter of My Hero Academia*. There were some connection issues, so I didn’t technically appear in the stream until the 20:37 mark. For some reason my connection decided to play games and I had … Continue reading Bulletin: On the Radio with SuperversiveSF!
There is a reason this writer occasionally cites Mr. Cheah’s articles for her Vocational Vivications, readers. Aside from the enormously helpful insights he offers in his posts, he is a darn good writer. Hollow City, the first novel in Mr. Cheah’s branch of the Heroes Unleashed universe created by Silver Empire Publishing, is one of … Continue reading Review: Hollow City: A Superhero Vigilante Thriller by Kai Wai Cheah
Take a look at this interesting piece from Rawle Nyanzi, readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6YsDwg0HiY Heroes are Better than Villains Villains are considered more interesting than heroes because materialism dominates modern thinking. Under materialism, the only way to challenge a protagonist is to threaten his physical well-being, his personal desires, or his social standing. Fantastical stories are full of … Continue reading Reposted: Heroes are Better than Villains
Check out this great piece by author Kai Wai Cheap, readers! Superheroes in A Post-Modern Age What is a superhero? A hero with superpowers. What is a hero? That is a question the genre is struggling with today. To be a hero is to protect the innocent, uphold moral norms, and preserve society, even if it … Continue reading Reposted: Superheroes in A Post-Modern Age
Here we have another fiction review – one for the first book in a series and a shared universe. Along with several other writers, author Morgon Newquist is working to bring you a fully developed world of superhero fun. The opening entry in this universe, Heroes Unleashed: Heroes Fall,* was written by Mrs. Newquist herself. … Continue reading Review: Heroes Unleashed: Heroes Fall by Morgon Newquist
I have written more than once about My Hero Academia’s “Hero Too,” a song performed by Chrissy Costanza for the anime. This is because the lyrics have a great deal to offer listeners, particularly writers. Reflecting on this song provides those who hear it with a greater appreciation for heroism – not just the extraordinary … Continue reading “Now It’s My Turn….”