alternate history


“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

“Levius” is a Lavish, Gorgeous and Violent Steampunk MMA Manga [Review]

Haruhisa Nakata’s manga Levius is both derivative and unique. It’s a beautifully-drawn epic of Steampunk martial arts fighters. Levius Cromwell is a sullen teenager who fights in MMA areas, dishing and receiving pain in an endless ritual of atonement and martyrdom. If you just stuck with that, you’d have an MMA manga, but this story […]

watchmen

HBO’s Casey Bloys on Watchmen: “Very, Very High Hopes”; on Confederate: “No Change”

HBO programming president Casey Bloys updated the media on two very different, polarizing projects during their Television Critics Association’s (TCA) executive session on Wednesday: Damon Lindelof‘s authorized adaptation “remix” of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ 1986 limited comic book series Watchmen; and alternate history fiction series Confederate, from Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, Nichelle Tramble Spellman and Malcolm […]

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Did Star Wars Just Hit HBO’s Confederate with a Force Choke?

While Star Wars fans might still be scratching their heads over whether or not to be excited over news that Game Of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have been tapped to write and produce a new series of Star Wars films, two people who are definitely excited? Benioff and Weiss – but maybe […]