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Wild Cards Short Fiction

By Laura J. Mixson

For all of you who might be wondering what the Candle has been up to since American Hero... and who he was, and where he came from, and how those amazing powers of his worked... our Hugo-Award-winning author Laura J. Mixon has some answers for you in her brand-new, original Candle novella, "Ripple Effects,"

Wild Cards Short Fiction
Re-Release!

DEUCES DOWN Wild Cards XVI

Set in an alternate, shared-world universe, Deuces Down is the one place you’ll find such never-before-told tales as John Jos. Miller’s exciting 1969 World Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Brooklyn Dodgers; Michael Cassutt’s first moon landing, when the whole world wasn’t watching; and many more. It’s a strange and terrifying world, where anything can happen.

DEUCES DOWN Wild Cards XVI
Talking with Ti

Emma Newman

TI: Hello Emma! Excited to chat with you today. I usually start with everyone’s WILD CARDS origin story, and for you that means going all the way back to Star Trek: The Next Generation.   EMMA: Yeah, Star Trek: The … Continue reading "Emma Newman"

Emma Newman
DEATH DRAWS FIVE Re-Release

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By John J. Miller

Wild Cards XVII: John Fortune is the son of Peregrine and Fortunato, two of the most powerful and popular Aces the world has ever known. Now, in Death Draws Five, his card has finally turned. He’s an Ace! And proud of it…

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Latest Blog

The B List; One-offs, Supporting Players, and Those Awaiting the Spotlight

By Walter Jon Williams I’ve created my fair share of Wild Cards characters, and some, like Golden Boy, Modular Man, and Black Shadow, have achieved prominence in the series.   I’ve also created a fair number of characters who were intended to … Continue reading "The B List; One-offs, Supporting Players, and Those Awaiting the Spotlight"

The B List; One-offs, Supporting Players, and Those Awaiting the Spotlight

What Makes a Plastic Man?

by Max Gladstone Why does The Sleeper sleep? Why does the Amazing Bubbles blow bubbles, why does Morpho Girl transform, why does Wally Gunderson have iron skin, why does the Understudy mimic other peoples’ powers? The most basic and irrefutable … Continue reading "What Makes a Plastic Man?" Continue Reading

TRUE CONVENTION TALES: MARCH

 by Bob Wayne Bob Wayne here. I’m back with another episode of my True Convention Tales. During my years as a comics reader and retailer, and into my time in comics publishing, I’ve had many opportunities to meet my heroes. … Continue reading "TRUE CONVENTION TALES: MARCH" Continue Reading

Family, Beta Readers, Music, and Werewolves: My Writing Essentials

By David Anthony Durham Writers get asked straightforward questions like: “What’s your writing routine like?” or “How do you research?” or “What’s a typical writing day like for you?” A lot of writers have correspondingly straightforward answers. I, on the … Continue reading "Family, Beta Readers, Music, and Werewolves: My Writing Essentials" Continue Reading