Off-Ramp for August 22, 2009

WEB EXCLUSIVE: How to Serve Aliens - The Sci-Fi Booklist

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John Rabe

Annalee Newitz, Meredith Woerner, Douglas Wolk, and Graeme McMillan, at San Diego Comic Con 2009.

John talks with four experts at Comic Con so you can get up to speed on the latest and greatest Science Fiction books.

Here's the full list of recommended comics, novels, and graphic novels. Enjoy! (To buy the books, follow the links at left and a portion of the proceeds will go to KPCC.)

Douglas Wolk, comic book reviewer for the NYT and other outlets:
Omega the Unknown by Jonathan Lethem and Farel Dalrymple
Superman Beyond by Grant Morrison and Doug Manke
A Maze of Death by Philip Dick

Graeme McMillan, weekend editor at sci-fi ezine io9.com
Wonton Soup by James Stokoe
100 percent by Paul Pope

Meredith Woerner, Associate Editor, io9.com
The Strain by Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan
short stories by Isaac Asimov
Ubik by Philip K. Dick

Annalee Newitz, Editor in Chief, io9.com
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd Century America by Robert Charles Wilson
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin


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