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Since the invention of the printing press, books are a gateway to new worlds and new universes. Let us guide you through the world of publishing with the latest news, most insightful analysis, and genuine love of stories that every bibliophile is looking for.

Ten LGBTQ Genre Novels To Read For Pride Month

Genre fiction has long been dominated by straight white authors who enforce the norm within their work. Although things are changing in the realms of science fiction and fantasy, we still have a long way […]

June 12, 2020
Daniel Radcliffe, JK Rowling, and Transgender Discrimination…And How To Be An Ally

Recently, beloved author JK Rowling made some remarks on Twitter that were, at best, ignorant and, at worst, transphobic. According to the Harry Potter author, gender fluidity or anything outside of the binary definition of […]

June 10, 2020
Brandon Sanderson To Release Standalone Graphic Novel: The Dark One

Fantasy author Brandon Sanderson is no stranger to the graphic novel format. He published a Cosmere-related graphic novel trilogy in White Sand. Now Sanderson is set to release a new graphic novel at the end […]

June 9, 2020
Andy Serkis Reading the Hobbit To Help Solve the Coronavirus Riddle!

Of all the performances in Middle-Earth films, the most revered is Andy Serkis’s portrayal of Gollum. Every so often, he’ll delight fans by breaking into the high-pitched gravelly Gollum voice. Serkis himself is an accomplished […]

June 8, 2020
Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors Who Mix Genres To Create New Worlds

Back before the height of genre popularity, most books were classified as just ‘sci-fi & fantasy’ even though the two areas of the genre tended to be very different from one another. You had your […]

June 6, 2020
Black Science Fiction Authors To Read And Expand Your Horizons

Black science fiction authors have been challenging our notions of what the genre can do – and who it belongs to – for decades. Here at Comic Years we believe that reading genre fiction should […]

June 5, 2020
Black Fantasy Authors To Read And Explore Unfamiliar Worlds

The realms of science fiction and fantasy have always been a place to explore real world issues. Issues of gender and sexuality, classisim, xenophobia, and the horrors of war have long been prevalent in the […]

June 4, 2020
Book Review: The Future Of Another Timeline Is The Riot Grrl Feminist Time Travel Fantasy We Need Right Now

Back in a different timeline (before the pandemic) we previewed the new sci-fi novel by Annalee Newitz – The Future Of Another Timeline. However with so much going on in the world, I didn’t get […]

May 31, 2020
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik Optioned For Adaptation Ahead Of Release

Naomi Novik is an author that we talk about a lot in our author lists. We covered news about her upcoming fantasy series awhile back. The first book in the series – A Deadly Education – […]

May 29, 2020
Star Wars: The High Republic Delayed Until 2021

The new Star Wars publishing event known as The High Republic was set to roll out at the end of the summer. But even Star Wars is not immune to pandemic related shutdowns. Lucasfilm officially announced this week […]

May 27, 2020