• Television
    “The Distance” – The Walking Dead Offers a Glimpse of Hope

    “Even though you were wrong, you’re still right.” – Carol Peletier An unusually-structured episode of The Walking Dead proves that the show can still provide thrills while offering glimpses of hope. After a string of episodes featuring other characters, our centerpiece in “The Distance” is Rick Grimes, hero and leader, as he tries to make […]

  • Supernatural
    In the Beginning – Supernatural (S04E03)

    One good thing about Supernatural is that they like to leaven their horror with a light sprinkling of comedy (I know sounds a bit weird, but they manage to pull it off quite admirably) and this episode is a perfect case in point.  Basically – we’re going Back to the Future … allow me to […]

  • Fantasy
    Project Almanac: What Happens when Teenagers Time-Travel

    The premise has been done to death – time travel is first exciting and full of hope and promises, only to go awry in the hands of fatal human error. Reminiscent of Marty McFly‘s adventures in Back to the Future, screenwriters Andrew Stark and Jason Pagan use teenagers as the vehicle for time-travel wish fulfillment, in the […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction – DooM: Portal to Chaos, Chapter 2

    Chapter II – Deimos Rising “…Now running signature Omega-38 against sequence 430-Alpha” said Dr. Kronos in the darkened research lab, a massive construct sat before him. Kronos watched energy patterns and equations scroll along the holo-monitor. “Those patterns seem to correlate from here” came a voice from a small transmitter, sitting on the desk. “I’m […]

  • Action/Adventure
    5 Comic series you should be reading now

    A good amount of Comic readers out there have their weekly haul all prepared.Sometimes months ahead. Here are five suggestions that may have passed by under your radar or you just haven’t thought to try out yet. 5. HAWKEYE – By Matt Fraction & David Aja One of the most celebrated and best reviewed series from […]

  • Movies
    TRANSMORPHERS: FALL OF MAN

    SciFi Buff that I am I thought I had to give this a try … I really, really did try … but this is bad.  No other way to say it really.  The only “actor” that has any skills is good ole B5’s Bruce Boxleiter and lets be honest, he was never that great shakes was […]

  • Books
    Fanfiction – DooM: Portal to chaos, Chapter 1

    Chapter I – Unfortunate Discoveries Ancient dust blows across the endless dunes of sand, a small space vessel streaks through the sky. Within the shuttle is Dr. Nexson, and Dr. Crowther, they were in the rear part of the shuttle, sitting in luxurious seats and enjoying expensive bourbon. “We’ve been searching this desert for two […]

  • Comics
    DC’s New 52: Success or Failure?

    It’s been close to five years since the famed reboot of the DC universe took the world by storm promising new beginnings for all characters and a more diverse group of books for the modern age. DC was basically asking established fans to ignore much of the last seventy plus years of history while telling new readers “You […]

  • Comic Book
    The Future Looks Bright For The X-Films

    For the past 14-years, the X-Men movie franchise has been churning out stories loosely based on Marvel’s seminal comic book series. X-Men: Days Of Future Past (DOFP), the 7th instalment in the movie franchise is without a doubt the most “comic-booky” chapter, which immediately places it in the top tier of the X-movies. Although this […]

  • Supernatural
    Supernatural: Season 1 – Episode 1 Pilot Review

    When episode 1 of Supernatural first launched no one could ever predict this first episode would grow into the franchise it is today. The series has continued to grow to this day, and this author at Zone 6 has decided to take a look at each and every episode “sense” then! This pilot episode does […]

  • Fantasy
    The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

    I’m probably going to to go a slightly different path on this review versus my previous film reviews about the Hobbit and not give you a standard walk-through.  I mean lets be honest, most people have read the book now anyways and know the story based on where the previous movie ended and what happened […]

  • SciFi
    LUCIFER’S HAMMER

    The End is Nigh! While there are a plethora of books and movies forecasting the end of the world in a variety of different fashions – anyone seen Independence Day perchance? – the Science in “science fiction” if often lacking and while it would be great to insert a virus into an alien computer core, […]

  • Comics
    TOP 10 BEST X-MEN STORY BOOKS

    This article was initially meant to be about the 10 best (single) issues of the X-Men, but as I started researching (re-reading) and reviewing, I quickly came to discover that more useful and informative would be the 10 best story arcs in the X-verse which I have tried to provide to you all below. #10 […]

  • SciFi
    THE STARS MY DESTINATION by Alfred Bester

    Originally published in 1956 by Alfred Bester, The Stars My Destination is a classic scifi retelling of The Count of Monte Cristo. A fast paced almost frantic story, Gully Foyle’s transformation from a worthless nobody and only survivor on board the ship Nomad into a savior of humanity is a tragic story but at the […]

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