‘Hawking’ Review: A New Look at Our Favorite Genius

Hawking is a well-done take on Stephen Hawking’s life, showing us how he became everyone’s favorite genius. We get to follow the development of his brilliance, starting with his school days and culminating in the many theories that are essential today. While we see aspects of his personal life and the advancement of his medical…

Quick Review: The Outside, by Ada Hoffmann

The Outside is a definite mind-bender, serving up shock and awe from the start. What begins as the launch of a cutting edge engine for a run-of-the-mill space station becomes a universe-altering fiasco that has far-reaching implications. The worldbuilding is top notch, slowly revealing this fascinating existence combining future humanity with Gods who run the…

‘Chasing the Moon’ Review: The History of Spaceflight

Chasing the Moon is a well-researched account of humanity’s journey to the Moon and its long history. Through an astute attention to detail and a large collection of historic imagery, this full story of the space age demands to be read. Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into…

‘Longer’ Review: In Search of More Time

Longer is a unique dive into the human psyche to examine what it means to extend the human lifespan. It’s the best kind of character piece, focusing on personal conversations and overarching themes that go beyond explosive plot points. This is the story of a woman who wants to live forever and a man who…

‘Walking to Aldebaran’ Review: A Mind-Blowing Descent into Madness

Walking to Aldebaran is a mesmerizing descent into absolute madness. What begins as an exciting trek to a mysterious object nestled at the end of our solar system morphs into untold horrors as a single astronaut descends further into the bowels of an endless cavern. The protagonist begins as a human we can empathize with…

‘The Undefeated’ Review: An End to Some, A Beginning to Others

The Undefeated is smart, insightful storytelling, following a writer in her later years as she returns to her childhood home on a planet soon to be invaded. What starts as a bit of fond reminiscence becomes a story of oppression, detailing the everyday acceptance of slavery in the shared universal culture. We see how prejudices…

‘Midas’ Review: A Solid Gold Race Through Space

Midas is a wild ride through space and time, following a crew of mercenaries as they attempt to discover a game-changing weapon. Their destination is Earth, a long dead planet that’s covered in gold. The graphic novel takes the King Midas myth we all know and extends it in a terrifying direction. This isn’t a…

‘Atlas Alone’ Review: Immersive Gaming Meets Dystopian Future

Atlas Alone is an exciting venture into a space, filled with suspense and advanced technologies that I’m sure will populate our shelves one day. It’s a look at a future for humanity that I desperately hope never comes to fruition. Newman takes the fear-mongering of religious zealotry and political extremism to a new level, showing…