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Best SFF books of 2020

Well, it’s been a hell of a year. Pretty much everything has been a little bit rubbish except for 2020’s book releases–so it’s time for Grimdark Magazine’s best SFF books of 2020. We have a...

Five Reasons To Be Excited About The Expanse Season 5

With Season Five of The Expanse only days away, let’s look ahead at five of the plot threads I’m most excited by for this season. As with yesterday’s post, if you aren’t up to...

The Expanse season 5: space opera grimdark fans will love

Based on the acclaimed series of novels by James SA Corey (pseudonym for writing duo Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham), The Expanse has become one of the most popular science fiction TV shows of...
5 grimdark characters in dune

5 Grimdark Characters in Dune

Grimdark is about more than setting, but about the characters that inhabit that setting. It doesn’t matter if your story is set in the most dystopian and hopeless world imaginable if your lead character...

Where to read your favourite authors for free (without being a pirate bastard)

Let’s face it, if you download people’s books without paying for them, and without the author or publisher’s permission to download them for free, you are a pirate bastard. It’s pretty black and white....

7 Books About Badarse Assassins

Are your favorite protagonists prone to sneaking, stabbing, and killing folk for coin? Are you keen on cloaks, shadows, and artful murder-for-hire? If you answered yes to any of the above and you’re looking...

Top Five Slasher Video Games

Slasher horror is an underdeveloped area of video games. Part of it is due to the inherent power fantasy of the medium. Almost everyone chooses to play as an escape from life and being...

Top Ten Slasher Movies

It’s the month of October here at Grimdark Magazine and time to discuss all things scary. This article will deal with one of my favorite subjects: slasher films! Slasher films are the burger and...

Top 5 Zombie Video Games

It’s October and that means it’s Horror Month at Grimdark Magazine. As such, we’re going to do some wonderful articles about our favorite frightful subjects. For this article, I’m going to share what are...

Five Things Netflix Must Get Right for Conan

While details are sparse at the moment—with no mention of showrunners or writers—the news is out, and one niche corner of fandom has cause to raise flagons in celebration: Conan the Cimmerian is coming...