Are you an urban fantasy protagonist or a horror protagonist? The answer may depend on just how you’d react if an eldritch, uncanny supernatural being burst out and decided to attack you.
The amazing author (and io9 reader!) Greg Cox faced a huge dilemma recently. And he solved it, thanks to science! No, wait. Sorry, thanks to his invaluable experience with toy model kits!
That's the question that author (and io9 commenter!) Greg Cox faced, as he wrote the novelization of the new Godzilla movie, out tomorrow. In this essay, Cox explains how he coped with getting inside Godzilla's head — and why he avoided doing so as much as possible. Plus read the first chapter!
Yesterday, we learned that the great Richard Matheson, who helped bring an amazing maturity and cleverness to fabulist storytelling, had passed away. His longtime editor, Greg Cox, shared with us some remembrances of his collaborations with the grandmaster.
Now you can find out. We've got an exclusive excerpt from the new novelization of The Man of Steel, by veteran media tie-in author Greg Cox. Get a look inside Jor-El's head as he outwits General Zod's goons and prepares to send his only son to another planet.
The most fascinating part of The Dark Knight Rises might be the way in which Batman's sacrifice at the end of The Dark Knight has spawned a whole new political landscape. The Harvey Dent Act has led to a new crackdown on Gotham's crime, and the wealthy and powerful are celebrating while Bruce Wayne hides away.