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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.
Commander Rick explores the fascination that authors and artists share for nearly anything involving the vampire legend.
Authors Suzy McKee and David Brin discuss the end of the world.
A look at both the myth and reality of space travel.
A discussion of how virtual reality has impacted the entertainment industry.
Dream imagery in speculative fiction is discussed by authors Peter Straub ("Mystery"), Clive Barker ("Imajica") and Michael Moorcock ("The Dreaming City").
Commander Rick explores the concept of shared worlds in comic writing.
Profiles of six notable new creative people: Roger MacBride Allen, Christopher Fowler, Gwyneth Jones, Seth, James Robinson and Martha Soukup.
Scheduled guests: those involved with the book “First Contact,” which discusses the possibility of discovering extraterrestrial intelligence.
Commander Rick looks at the effect monster's have had in literature.
“Once upon a time” is the topic as Commander Rick talks to leading authors.
Commander Rick explores the future of electronic books and how this new high tech process will impact literature.
Commader Rick examines the use of weapons as an important element in fiction, from primitive swords to futuristic nuclear weapons.
The discussion covers the complete process involved in creating a computer game.
Interviews with and about Will Eisner...a writer that has had a huge influence.
Different forms of science fiction writing are discussed.
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