People. That was the difference. If they had a mission, they would have put him somewhere secret, somewhere no one would see. Given him orders. When they put him in the middle of a crowd, […]
It is very rarely that a middle-aged man finds an author who gives him, what he knew so often in his teens and twenties, the sense of having opened a new door. … When I […]
—a description of the Tower of Flints, part of the aging castle Gormenghast, from Mervyn Peake’s Gothic fantasy “Titus Groan.” Neil Gaiman and Akiva Goldman are bringing a series based on the unfinished novels to […]
The self-trained Morrissey began his professional career in the late 70s with three covers for Dragon magazine. In 1986, he started to receive regular assignments to paint book covers. His covers for Jack Dann and […]
Knocking. Ugh . . . More knocking. Harder this time. Then again. Over and over and over and over. “Fuck off already! It’s busted!” I called without opening my eyes. My fucking flat was turning into fucking Grand […]
When we are young children, the world is largely incomprehensible and irrelevant to us, as some distant quasar is to us as working adults — at best a curiosity. This changes in our tweens and […]
Polish artist Piotr Foksowicz paints classic dark fantasy characters and settings with a lightness of touch that makes them leap from the screen.