Rick Klaw

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DVD Watch
Batman: Gotham Knight
Six animated visions of the Caped Crusader, as envisioned by six unique animé directors and six different writers

Screens, July 18, 2008

Also New in Graphic Novels
Also New in Graphic Novels

Books, July 11, 2008

Book Review
Black & White
Former Austinite Lewis Shiner returns with a near-perfect novel of family and race in North Carolina

Books, July 4, 2008

DVD Watch
Indiana Jones: The Adventure Collection
The world's favorite whip-wielding archaeologist gets a new DVD reissue

Screens, May 23, 2008

Kirby: King of Comics
A new biography of Jack Kirby successfully evokes the proper mystique and respect for this creative giant while revealing his human side

Books, April 4, 2008

The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America
During the 1950s, comics came under societal and governmental scrutiny. David Hajdu examines this troubled time.

Books, March 21, 2008

Animated Opinions
Animated Opinions
Korey Coleman and company deal out critique on Spill.com

Screens, March 21, 2008

The Somnambulist
Barnes crafts one of the finest first novels of the young century

Books, Feb. 1, 2008

DVD Watch
'It Came From Beneath the Sea' and 'Earth vs. the Flying Saucers'
Charles H. Schneer and Ray Harryhausen's collaboration produced 12 fantastic films in 26 years and a profound influence on the likes of Spielberg and Lucas

Screens, Jan. 25, 2008

Books Gift Guide

Books, Dec. 14, 2007

Geek Out!
Star Trek The Original Series: Season One
Gifts for Trekkies, Anglophiles, and arthouse obscurists

Screens, Dec. 14, 2007

Gilded Lili: Lili St. Cyr and the Striptease Mystique
Author Kelly DiNardo recounts the fascinating life of 'the queen of striptease'

Books, Nov. 16, 2007

DVD Watch
For many, Chinatown epitomizes the peak of Seventies Hollywood filmmaking and is perhaps the finest neo-noir ever made

Screens, Nov. 9, 2007

Best American Fantasy
Best American Fantasy replicates the success of the late The Year's Greatest Science Fiction and Fantasy series by combing nontraditional genre haunts and delving into mainstream, literary and online magazines

Books, Oct. 19, 2007

The Electric Church
The Electric Church
In his debut novel, Jeff Somers attempts to create a 21st century cyberpunk novel

Books, Oct. 5, 2007

DVD Watch
King Kung Fu
Production began in 1974, but due to financial constraints, it wasn't finished until 1987. What exactly the money was spent on is unclear.

Screens, Sept. 21, 2007

The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet
Reprints the finest fiction, essays, poetry, and other oddities from the zine's first decade

Books, Sept. 7, 2007

In Space
In Space
The Fiction Liberation Front

Screens, July 13, 2007

DVD Watch
The Powerpuff Girls: The Complete First Season

Screens, June 29, 2007

No Strangers to Drama
No Strangers to Drama
Austin couple rescues Vernon Plaza Theatre

Screens, June 15, 2007

Alice in Sunderland
In this epic tale, writer/artist Bryan Talbot draws on centuries of European history and graphic storytelling

Books, June 1, 2007

DVD Watch
Seraphim Falls

Screens, June 1, 2007

It Rhymes With Lust
Dark Horse reprints the unabridged classic

Books, March 23, 2007

Fast Forward 1: Future Fiction From the Cutting Edge
Editor Lou Anders looks for the lost art of the science-fiction anthology

Books, Feb. 23, 2007

Essential Man-Thing: Vol. 1 and Showcase Presents: The Unknown Soldier
No nostalgia: discovery and rediscovery

Books, Jan. 19, 2007

Best Books of 2006
Rick Klaw's Best Books of 2006

Books, Jan. 5, 2007

Plotted and paced like a thriller, Thunderstruck successfully weaves the concurrent stories of Hawley Harvey Crippen, his wife Belle Elmore, and Guglielmo Marconi into a fascinating view of early 20th-century life

Books, Dec. 1, 2006

Dark Harvest
Norman Partridge returns to his horror roots

Books, Nov. 10, 2006

James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
In the late 1960s, a new writer emerged on the science-fiction scene, producing powerful stories that explored the role of sexuality and gender unlike any author before

Books, Aug. 18, 2006

Shriek: An Afterword
VandeerMeer first introduced Ambergris in an intriguing series of novellas, collected as City of Saints and Madmen. This is his first full-length novel set in the mythical city.

Books, June 30, 2006

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