February 4 and 5 (Thursday and Friday) 7 pm -- Flyleaf Books (Thursday) and Quail Ridge Books (Friday) hosts Lawrence M. Schoen for his new science fiction novel Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard.
April 16 (Saturday) 10 am to 6 pm -- Oak City Comicon at the Raleigh Convention Center with Howard Chakin (Star Wars and dozens more), Tommy Lee Edwards, Rico Renzi (Spider-Gwen, Unbeatable Squirrel Girl), and more.
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- February Newsletter: Lawrence M. Schoen, Nevermore Film Festival, Playthrough Gaming Convention, Manly Wade Wellman Award nominations, new books, news, and more
- Paul Kincaid’s From the Other Side, January 2016: Frances Hardinge, Tricia Sullivan, Michael Cobley, Gavin Smith, and Stephen Palmer
- The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Lustlocked by Matt Wallace
- The Hardest Part: Lawrence M. Schoen on Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard
- The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Patchwerk by David Tallerman
Category Archives: the negative zone
The NEGATIVE ZONE #006: LITERARY SCIENCE FICTION SMACKDOWN by Andrew Neal Okay, okay, it’s not really a smackdown, but I thought that sounded better than “Reviews of a couple of books that are sort of thematically similar but also really … Continue reading
THE NEGATIVE ZONE #005: TAFT 2012 by JASON HELLER by Andrew Neal So I had this really great idea where I’d review a political book because Election Day is next week. Who wants to be in charge of stopping me … Continue reading
THE NEGATIVE ZONE #004: BRANDON GRAHAM by Andrew Neal You know who I love? I love Brandon Graham. Well, I love his comics. I don’t know him very well… yet. If you know me from the comic industry, either as … Continue reading
THE NEGATIVE ZONE #003: LOOPER, WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY RIAN JOHNSON by Andrew Neal The timeline has changed. The promised review column I wrote for the comics of Brandon Graham will run in two weeks instead of today. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iQuhsmtfHw] … Continue reading
THE NEGATIVE ZONE #002: THE DROWNED CITIES by PAOLO BACIGALUPI by Andrew Neal When I was younger, I never would have thought I’d get tired of post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction, but the rest of the world caught up with my … Continue reading
THE NEGATIVE ZONE #001: SORRY PLEASE THANK YOU by CHARLES YU Hey there. My name is Andrew. I sell comic books and graphic novels for a living. I also draw and write. The Negative Zone is my new review column … Continue reading