Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World, Volumes 1 and 2 by Win Scott Eckert

"A few words to writers who might be tempted to add to this game -- it's not enough to cover pages with flow-charts, family trees, and speculation to establish an extended kinship...  If you use a pre-existing fictional character, you are under the same obligation a writer of historical fiction is in using a real … Continue reading Crossovers: A Secret Chronology of the World, Volumes 1 and 2 by Win Scott Eckert

Doc Savage: The Sinister Shadow by Will Murray (as Kenneth Robeson)

Fate intervened in such a way as to ensure that it would take nearly three months of agonizingly hanging on nearly each and every chapter-ending cliffhanger to get to the end of this book.  If I didn't know better, I'd swear that was pre-ordained.  But as they say, it's not the destination, it's the journey. … Continue reading Doc Savage: The Sinister Shadow by Will Murray (as Kenneth Robeson)

Myths for the Modern Age: Philip Jose Farmer’s Wold Newton Universe edited by Win Scott Eckert

The Wold Newton Universe is truly the mother of all crossover fiction, and after more than a decade of wading through it (and after spending most of my life immersing myself in its source literature), I discovered this little gem. Wait, you don't know about the WNU? Imagine if you will, the greats of classic … Continue reading Myths for the Modern Age: Philip Jose Farmer’s Wold Newton Universe edited by Win Scott Eckert