Two of our favorite webcomic creators, Anthony Clark of Nedroid and KC Green of Gunshow, have teamed up to bring us a hilariously absurd, apocalyptic fantasy western. It all starts when a gunslinger is raised from the dead and told she has to bring about the end of the world, and only gets stranger from there.
We're all obsessed with the end of the world lately — but at last, John Joseph Adams and Hugh Howey have broken that anxiety down into three distinct stages. They're putting out collections of pre-apocalyptic, apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction. And you can read my story from the pre-apocalyptic volume now.
The World's End isn't the funniest movie of the summer. But it's pretty darn funny in places, and it crackles with storytelling energy. And it's a good example of how to do a science fiction comedy that's actually proper science fiction, not just a comedy with science-fictional trappings.
Don't read Alan Averill's The Beautiful Land expecting a plot-driven thriller with a ticking bomb and an evil conspiracy. The book offers those things, but they're not the best part. Instead, the heart of this book is a relationship story about a man and a woman, facing the end of the multiverse. Spoilers ahead...
The trio that brought you Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz — stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright — are back for one last utterly demented genre comedy. And here's your first look at The World's End, the apocalyptic film in which the world ends in beer.
Now that was more like it. Last night's Last Resort packed more reversals and surprises than the past four or five episodes put together. It was like the show finally decided to stop hoarding plot twists for the winter, and just start doling them out.
Mary Anne Mohanraj has established an impressive career as a literary author, with her book Bodies in Motion, but she's also well known as a science fiction and erotica writer. And now she's combining both science fiction and erotica, in a project that needs your support. Mohanraj, who co-founded the ezine Strange…
Hidden away deep beneath the bustling city of Antwerp is a shadowy, quiet, and forgotten world. Unused for over thirty years, a vast web of interconnected and abandoned metro stations has ceased to exist in its capacity as a means for public transportation, transforming instead into a desolate extension of Antwerp's…
Hayden Christensen huddles in a shrinking pool of light while a mysterious darkness swallows up the entire human race. Vanishing on 7th. Street, in select theaters today, starts out spooky, but fails to make you care about its characters.
Previously, it was only the Russians who were saying that the asteroid Apophis could smash into the Earth in 2036, but now a NASA spokesperson is admitting it's a possibility... albeit a slim one.
This is the most fiery moment the Kirishima volcano group has experienced since 1959 — the eruption, starting yesterday, sent a plume of ash 1,500 feet into the air. More insane volcano footage below.
Basil Wolverton is best known for his grotesquely comic illustrations in Mad Magazine, Timely and Marvel Comics. But he also produced some disturbing images of the apocalypse for evangelical preacher Herbert W. Armstrong. Are you read for the Mad apocalypse?
The remake of Red Dawn may or may not be coming out this fall, but Australians are already getting something better: the film adaptation of the classic invasion novel Tomorrow When The War Began. And the first review is out.
Bad news: NBC's apocalyptic series Day One, which was already downgraded from an ongoing series to a miniseries, has apparently been downgraded again — to a two-hour movie.
Three great moments from 1985's post-apocalyptic Def-Con 4: Three astronauts watch a nuclear holocaust claim the entire world. A post-apocalyptic survivalist demands to know, in great detail, about the female astronauts nipples. And a teenager whips slaves dragging a space-capsule.
Lex Machina's steampunk portraits have a touch of otherworldly drama, hinting at the strange, and possibly catastrophic, world its subjects occupy, even while showing off their lovely clothes.
With North Korea reportedly moving forward with its uranium-enrichment program, South Korea is bracing itself for World War III. South Korea's Coast Guard staged a training exercise in Incheon with this somewhat cartoony "mock ship." More training-for-apocalypse photos below.
As the world ends, who'll provide the soundtrack for the final moments? In all likelihood, apocalyptic British folk band We'll Write, whose music video includes a giant robot taking over the world.