Happy Star Wars Day

Happy Star Wars Day, to all of you dear subscribers. What is Star Wars Day, some of you may ask? Star Wars Day is a geek created holiday, celebrated on May the Fourth, as in the Obi Wan declaration “May the Force be with You.” It can be traced to an ad campaign in 1979 […]

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SOME THOUGHTS ON THE MANDALORIAN

SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT THE MANDALORIAN By Sci-Fi Maven Hello The Mustache and The Beard fans…. Let me start by introducing myself.  My name is Inez “Bengi” Figueroa Torres. I am the proud child of a Sci-Fi Geek. My Dad is “The Beard” as you all like to call him or he likes to call himself […]

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MODESTY BLAISE

A trade paperback Written by Peter O’Donnell Drawn by Dick Giordano As part of our continuing celebration of Women’s Empowerment Month let me introduce you to Modesty Blaise. Modesty Blaise is an action adventure character created by Peter O’Donnell in 1963 originally as a newspaper comic strip. She has been called the female James Bond. […]

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MRS. PEEL . . . WE’RE NEEDED!

MRS. PEEL . . . WE’RE NEEDED! Mrs. Emma Peel is the name of a fictional amateur secret agent – the partner of John Steed. She first appeared in 1965 in the British action adventure series THE AVENGERS. She was played by Diana Rigg. GAME OF THRONE fans will recognize her as the actress who […]

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TRADING IN DANGER: A Review

TRADING IN DANGER Vatta’s War Book One by elizabeth moon In honor of Women’s Empowerment Month I’d like to introduce you to Kylara Vatta the protagonist in TRADING IN DANGER the first of seven books in the Vatta’s War series. In case you didn’t know I have a thing for kick-ass women. I also have […]

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