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The Hugo Award Nominations for 2018

Of special note to Bleeding Cool readers, The 2018 Hugo Award nominees for Best Graphic Story are Black Bolt, Volume 1: Hard Time, Bitch Planet, Volume 2: President Bitch, Monstress, Volume 2: The Blood, My Favorite Thing is Monsters,  Paper Girls, Volume 3 and Saga, Volume 7. Here are the nominations for every category for […]

‘The Fifth Season’: TNT Bringing N.K. Jemisin Sci-Fi Novel To Series

Fans of N.K. Jemisin’s The Fifth Season are shaking in their seats (yeah…earthquake humor) over the announcement that TNT is planning to adapt the Hugo Award-winning sci-fi fantasy novel for television. The 2015 novel (the first in the The Broken Earth series) would earn Jemisin the distinction of being the first black writer to win the Hugo […]

Marvel And Image Split Hugo Awards Comics Category, Shut Out Other Publishers

Worldcon has released the finalists for the 2017 Hugo Awards, the science fiction and fantasy awards named after Amazing Stories founder Hugo Gernsback. We’re pretty sure that’s the book Spider-Man first appeared in. In true snooty comics website fashion, we’ll only talk about the things that relate to comic books and ignore everything else. First, in the most […]

Game Of Thrones Beats Out Doctor Who For Hugo Award

Tonight the Hugo Awards were handed out and there were a few headline making moments. Games of Thrones episode The Rains of Castamere beat out Doctor Who anniversary episode The Day Of The Doctor as well as Orphan Black’s Variation Under Domestication, Adventures In Space And Time and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot. This was in […]

Another Day, Another Hugo Controversy

You may remember how, when the UK’s biggest chatshow host Jonathan Ross was asked and agreed to host the Hugo Awards for free, certain people were up in arms. Charges of sexism, of bullying, of being outside of the fan community were laid. None of which seemed to actually stack up when they were challenged, […]

When Jonathan Ross Was Presenting The Hugo Awards. Until He Wasn’t.

Jonathan Ross, is one of the UK’s best known broadcasters, comedians and presenters, hosting a late night chat show and with a sideline in severe geekdom. And he’s done quite a lot to make that a little more mainstream in his time on the stage of celebrity. Recently, he’s begun writing comics books from the […]

Inception And Doctor Who Win At The Hugo Awards

Some moving images won prizes at the Hugo Awards last night. Taking the prize for ‘Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form’ was a little film called Inception, written and directed by Christopher Nolan. Oh well. I was rooting for Never Let Me Go, of course. The prize for ‘Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form’ went to Doctor […]