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Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

By Vadim NewquistOctober 8, 2012
Herman Melville's classic tale of revenge and whale blubber is about to get the old Hollywood reboot treatment in a big way.... More  →
Moby Dick in Space: Modern Movies Based on Literary Classics

The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 5: Gandalf versus Professor X!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 5, 2012
As expected, the fourth MindHut Smackdown between River Tam and Buffy Summer—Whedon's warrior women!—was seriously close. In fact, it was won by... More  →
The MindHut SCIFI SMACKDOWN 5: Gandalf versus Professor X!

Science Fiction vrs Fantasy: Science Fiction Wins by a Parsec!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 3, 2012
Last week, fellow Mastermind Robert Isenberg made the case that fantasy is better than science fiction. I heartily disagree, and... More  →
Science Fiction vrs Fantasy: Science Fiction Wins by a Parsec!

7 Awesome Female Writers Who Are Breaking the Mold

By Beth MishlerOctober 1, 2012
Hey, Masterminds—we have a challenge for you: Can you name five female comic book writers? What about five ladies who write for... More  →
7 Awesome Female Writers Who Are Breaking the Mold

Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

By Robert IsenbergSeptember 26, 2012
Dragons or spacecraft? Blasters or enchanted swords? Ancient spells or telekinesis? The nerd's dreamscape is roughly divided between two genres: Fantasy and Science... More  →
Fantasy Vs Science Fiction: Fantasy Wins!

5 Comic Books Girls Love

By Eric GarneauSeptember 26, 2012
For better or for worse (well, just for worse), comic books have typically been hailed as a purely masculine medium. Of course,... More  →
5 Comic Books Girls Love

Melissa Marr's "Carnival of Souls" Cast a Spell On Us!

By Swapna KrishnaSeptember 24, 2012
Melissa Marr, best known for her Wicked Lovely series, is back with another YA urban fantasy series, and it’s definitely one to... More  →
Melissa Marr's "Carnival of Souls" Cast a Spell On Us!

Which Sidekick are You?

By Becky FerreiraSeptember 21, 2012
Heroes are great, but very few of them manage to accomplish their epic feats of bravery alone. That's why we think it's... More  →
Which Sidekick are You?