Miles of Great Expectations

  By G.P. Avants Sitting back in the theater I wasn’t sure what to expect from Sony’s Spiderman into the Spiderverse. It looked great from the outside, but it was a whole different experience once the lights went out. I knew something original and unique was about to transpire when everything about the opening credits…

A  Bad Ass Princess

  By G.P. Avants   They all stand at the edge of a precipice. The remains of a broken Jupiter ship falls  taking the wild-card-of-a-pilot, Don West, with it. Miraculously he climbs up the edge of the cliff to the shock of the other survivors. Don shakes off the dust and his pride. He comments…

Star Wars Apology 

Hello to the team at Disney, Greetings from a few of us fans who want to drop some positive comments your way. Yes, Disney and Lucas Film have taken some flack and fan friction in the past few months. That’s not what this letter is about.                  …

Welcome to the Neighborhood & Double Reward Points 

  By G. P. Avants   In the universe of Netflix series, Dark Matter the infamous tiny Blink Drive, which allows a ship to travel anywhere in space instantaneously, has another unexpected use, it can time travel. After a routine test it deposits the crew of the Raza into our time. For our friends from…

#Free Fandom Forever! 

  By G.P. Avants   There has been a great disturbance in the Force and the Star Wars franchise. Have you felt it? The tight knit fandom  family feels like it’s  unraveling a bit. One thing that I have always loved about the nerd and geek culture has been their united diversity. Visit any con…

Altered Carbon- “A World Without God”

By: John D. Pepe Altered Carbon is a 10-episode series on Netflix, one that I begrudgingly started watching because the one and only TV had been bogarted by my friends during our weekend trip. At first, I did not warm to the dystopian, Blade Runner-isk, sci-fi, but by the end of the second episode I…

Who’s the Brains in this Outfit? 

    By G. P. Avants   Bruce Banner takes a breather. He is one of the four original Avengers that has survived Thanos’ balancing of the universe. He and the cowering Hulk are alone together inside the Hulkbuster having a little heart-to-heart chat.   Banner: Okay, big guy. Hulk: What? Banner: It’s time we…

Welcome to the Human Race, Anne Droid 

By G.P. Avants Welcome back on board the Raza and the world of Dark Matter. The soften-spoken android, the heart and soul of that vessel, has been upgraded. Her time among humans has changed her status. I think her name Ann Droid is a more fitting title than just a piece of soul less hardware….

Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!

By G.P. Avants   I think the old adage, “The third time is the charm”, is true when it comes to the newest incarnation of Irwin Allen’s Lost in Space. Netflix brings us yet another reboot or better yet, reimagined series to propel own personal space voyage. (My only complaint is not having enough time…

“R” You Really Going Where No One  Has Gone Before? 

  By G.P. Avants   This piece is one that is really dear to my heart. It is a fan plea, as it were, for the future of the Star Trek universe. If you haven’t heard there is talk about an R rated Star Trek film coming out in the near future. That was the inspiration…