“If you’re the perfect detective, then the perfect criminal must be out there.” ~ Mrs. Midorikawa The world would be a better place if there were more artful crimes, renowned detective Akechi Kogoro tells us in the opening of The Black Lizard (1962). There are too many heinous […]
The Gutter’s own Keith has opened wide the portal to an ancient and eldritch tomb. The curse is unspeakable. He will return perhaps wise, perhaps with a wild eye and foul claws. In the meantime, enjoy his piece on Adele Blanc-Sec! ~~~ In parts one of my “Heavy […]
Crime writers talk about what they read when they’re not writing at Crime Reads.
Let me start off by saying that I love Odin: Photon Space Sailer Starlight. Absolutely love it. All those people in the world who call it one of the worst animated films of all time? Liars. Let me further preface that admission by freely admitting that I have […]
In parts one of my “Heavy Light” article, I delved into the history of French sci-fi comics magazine Metal Hurlant, which when it was licensed for publication in America, became Heavy Metal. Watching Luc “The Destroyer of French Cinema” Besson’s whimsical fantasy-adventure The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec […]
Lithub has a gallery of songs reimagined as the covers for pulp novels by artist Todd Alcott. The covers include: “Losing My Religion”; “Paranoid Android”; “Another One Bites The Dust”; “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker”; “When Doves Cry” and a bunch more.