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Author Archive: UncleGeoff

Geoff Willmetts has been editor at SFCrowsnest for some 15 plus years now, showing a versatility and knowledge in not only Science Fiction, but also the sciences and arts, all of which has been displayed here through editorials, reviews, articles and stories. With the latter, he has been running a short story series under the title of ‘Psi-Kicks’
If you want to contribute to SFCrowsnest, read the guidelines and show him what you can do. If it isn’t usable, he spends as much time telling you what the problems is as he would with material he accepts. This is largely how he got called an Uncle, as in Dutch Uncle. He’s not actually Dutch but hails from the west country in the UK.

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Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys (book review)

December 30, 2016 | By | Reply More
Interviews Too Shocking To Print by Justin Humphreys   (book review)

Writer Justin Humphreys points out in his introduction that ‘Interviews Too Shocking To Print’ doesn’t represent the material content being crude or exploitive, even if the sub-title is ‘Conversations With Horror Filmmakers And Their Accomplices’ does make it sound covert. What you have here are twelve interviews and four essays covering a selection of older […]

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Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow (graphic novel review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow   (graphic novel review)

‘Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow’ is the reprint of the 1994-1995 re-build of the LSH from Legion Of Super-Heroes 0, # 62-65, Legionnaires 0, 19-22. As such there are a large handful of writers, pencillers and inkers with probably the first issue being the sketchiest before the art standard jumps up. This is […]

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Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas   (book review)

Now here’s a book you would want to keep out of the Rebels’ hands, ‘Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual’ by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Here you get to see the development of the prototypes before the small moon-version endorsed by the Emperor Palpatine and built by the […]

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How To Draw Fallen Angels by Mike Butkus and Michelle Prather (art book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
How To Draw Fallen Angels by Mike Butkus and Michelle Prather   (art book review)

Looking at the title, ‘How To Draw Fallen Angels’, the word ‘Fallen’ doesn’t really sink in that this book, text by Michelle Prather and art by Mike Butkus, is about some of the residents of Hell. As Prather reveals, even those from Heaven aren’t particularly nice neither and both sides appear in different countries over […]

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Mission Backup Earth Episode 6 “DYSON SPHERE”

December 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mission Backup Earth Episode 6 “DYSON SPHERE”

  Alex says there will be more episodes next year which we should be able to show. Our thanks to Alex Pfander for the first 6 episodes. Geoff

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) : a memory by: GF Willmetts

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) :  a memory  by: GF Willmetts

When we heard Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack on her return to America, I’m sure we all thought she’d pull through. After all, in this day and age, sixty is now seen as being quite young. It was a shock tonight to learn it wasn’t to be. I had a look at her […]

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Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 5

December 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 5

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Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 4

December 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 4

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Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio by Steven Moffat

December 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: The Return Of Doctor Mysterio by Steven Moffat

WARNING: IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE 2016 YULETIDE SPECIAL, HERE THERE BE SPOILERS!!! From an exciting 8 minute opening before the credits, things tended to shift down a gear with far too much going on, even for an hour long show. Aliens taking over a major American company by replacing particular brains. An adult with […]

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Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 3

December 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mission Backup Earth – Sci-Fi Series – Episode 3

In case I forgot to say, although this text box seems to shrink when I add an episode, our thanks to producer Alex Pfander for letting us run this episodic film.

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