The Illuminated Lantern has tentacled interactive fiction with the H.P. Lovecraft Commonplace Book project and whiskered diamond thievery in “1893: A World’s Fair Mystery.” (via 4DK)
Wong Fei-Hung’s been on my mind lately. Luckily, Kung Fu Cinema has a nice video (scroll down) of Wong Fei-Hung in the movies from Kwan Tak-Hing to Gordon Liu, Jet Li as well as Jackie Chan and actress Angie Tsang Tze-Man’s portrayals of young Wong Fei-Hung. There’s also […]
Airships, mysterious islands, satanic scientists, vampiric creatures, tragedy. All in silhouette in The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello. (Thanks, Steven!)
Dr. Julius T. Roundbottom, gentleman of science, reports on a paper he delivered to the Adventurer’s Club a pack of “close-minded fools more interested in the rush of adrenaline than actual science.” (thanks, Steven!)
The “best of” list is a tricky seasonal form and I’m no master. I might not know what’s best, but I do know what I like. So here’s ten good comics I read in 2007.
Fantasy fiction is overrun by dragons. The fiery beasts have become a way to spice up an otherwise standard book — just add dragons. When I first heard about Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series — the Napoleonic Wars, a la Hornblower, except with dragons — I sighed to myself: […]