What's up with comics this week? There's a new Kathy Kane ongoing series, some of Steve Ditko's awesome Doctor Strange tales, and the final graphic novel of Ex Machina. Plenty o' reasons to be thankful.
Autotrophic mountains of cellulose respired beneath the genetic engineers' podship. Their motto was "no cell shall remain unchanged." They took a planet full of ragged trees and mismatched flowers and made it a monument to perfect biological efficiency.
The Sword may not be your cup of tea, but no matter your musical predilections, the cover for their new album, Warp Riders (YES!) is pure awesome. Giant asteroids. Red gas clouds. A spaceship. Kanye—please copy this. [io9]
Austin, Texas metal band The Sword has forged their latest album, Warp Riders, around a scifi concept involving a time traveling cosmic wizard, a band of hyperspace pirates and two starship armadas above a tidally locked planet called Acheron.