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Commander Rick talks with sci-fi and comic-book writers and explores the various attributes of the universally unique genre.
May 20, 2002
A look at how death is depicted in comics and speculative fiction works. Host: Rick Green.
April 3, 2002
Commander Rick (Rick Green) examines the significance of myths and archetypes in comic books and other fictitious works.
November 2, 1999
October 22, 1999
Jeff Smith, Guy Gavriel Kay and Elisabeth Vonarburg are profiled.
October 21, 1999
Guests include the creator of Medea and various other artists and authors.
October 18, 1999
John Brunner, Pat Murphy and Dave McKean are profiled by Commander Rick.
October 11, 1999
A discussion about sci-fi book covers and their range of artistic merits.
October 4, 1999
A look at upcoming fiction and comic projects, featuring several guests.
September 28, 1999
Guests discuss women's undeniable influence in science fiction, fantasy and comics.
September 14, 1999
A look at the works of Clive Barker, author-filmmaker and master of horror.
August 16, 1999
Commander Rick features his pirate radio show that highlights sci-fi writer Spider Robinson singing and also Neil Peart, drummer for Rush.
August 15, 1999
Commander Rick examines writer's workshops and their function in the career of a writer.
Exploring dinosaurs in fiction with "Cadillacs and Dinosaurs" creator Mark Schultz, artist William Stout ("The Dinosaurs"), author Michael Swanwick ("Vacuum Flowers") and editor Robert J. Sawyer ("Dinosaurs! Dinosaurs!").
A program on the role memory plays in sci-fi literature.
Commander Rick discusses writer's experiences with collaborations.
Commander Rick visualizes what history would be like with minor alterations.
How drug use has been represented in sci-fi and comic writing.
The discussions evolve around the subject of the validity of the Chaos Theory.
Comic book writer Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons reflect on 'Watchmen', the breakthrough comic book series of the 1980's.
Commander Rick looks at the ways science and technology effect all of society.
The comic book “The Sandman” is the topic for this episode.
Commander Rick looks at genetic engineering in the science fiction field.
Science-fiction authors discuss their craft. Included: Clive Barker, Bruce Sterling, Iain Banks and James Morrow. Also: comic-book writers Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman.
Interview with people working with the British sci-fi digest “New World”.
An overview of stereotypes in comic books, TV shows and other kinds of fiction.
Sneak peaks at various upcoming projects in their earliest stages in such areas as comics, animation and science fiction.
Commander Rick explores the image of family in science fiction writing, including a look at why dysfunctional families are so popular throughout the genre.
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