The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction and Fantasy in October

October will fill your days and nights with horror. There are four new and returning horror/dark fantasy TV shows, including Walking Dead. There are tons of monster movies, plus the dystopian In Time. And there's loads of dark fantasy novels, including new Richard Kadrey, Richard K. Morgan and N.K. Jemisin! Plus new Terry Pratchett!

Here's the complete io9 guide to what to expect from October!

Top image: Detail of cover of Necropolis by Michael Dempsey.


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Amazing design and layout by Stephanie Fox, and research/reporting by Gordon Jackson.

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