Dragons and Goblins and Wizards, oh my! Rajan Khanna, our resident Fantasy nerd, has entire worlds to show you.
Column by Rajan Khanna
Superman is arguably the most powerful hero in the DC Universe. Celebrate the release of "Man of Steel" by looking at the supermen and superwomen of fantasy fiction.
Column by Rajan Khanna May 28, 2013
Iron Man doesn't have the lock on kick-ass armor. Here are some of the amazing armors of fantasy fiction.
News by Christopher Shultz May 20, 2013
Some new and familiar faces took home the SFWA's top honors over the weekend. Let's find out who.
Column by Erik Wecks May 8, 2013
Young writers shouldn't be afraid to challenge the conventions of storytelling if they have a plot-driven reason for doing so.
Column by Rajan Khanna May 6, 2013
Is magic better when it's available to everyone? Or just to a select few? Does it matter?
Column by Rajan Khanna April 22, 2013
In honor of Earth Day, where are all the environmental fantasies? Why aren't there more?
Column by Rajan Khanna April 2, 2013
In honor of Easter, a look at what keeps zombies popular and some examples of great zombie fiction.
Column by Rajan Khanna March 29, 2013
'Game of Thrones' writer George R. R. Martin will develop more series for HBO over the next two year. Rajan Khanna takes a look at some possibilities.
Column by Rajan Khanna March 14, 2013
A look at the Weird Western subgenre with five great examples.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 25, 2013
A look at Sherlock Holmes's more fantastical adventures.
Column by Rajan Khanna February 14, 2013
For Valentine's Day, Rajan Khanna looks at some of the more unconventional relationships in fantasy fiction.
Column by Meredith Borders February 1, 2013
Celebrate this Groundhog Day the way Punxsutawney Phil intended: with a list of the best time loop books!
Column by Rajan Khanna January 22, 2013
From the Wold Newton Universe to the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, there is a rich history of crossovers between characters from different worlds and literary traditions.
News by Christopher Shultz January 18, 2013
The last in the late author's Wheel of Time series surges past the pettiness for a stellar debut.
Column by Rajan Khanna January 10, 2013
Winters are harsh enough in the real world, but in fantasy they can be long-- or worse-- endless.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 27, 2012
Submitted for your approval (or derision): Members of the LitReactor staff offer up their favorite reads, old and new, of 2012-- genre style!
Column by Rajan Khanna December 20, 2012
A look at the top ten fantasies of 2012.
Column by Rajan Khanna December 18, 2012
A look at some of the elements of J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' that are superior to 'The Lord of the Rings.'
Column by Rajan Khanna December 5, 2012
Christmas has been the inspiration for many fantasy short stories. Here are 24, one for each day leading up to Christmas.
Column by Rajan Khanna November 27, 2012
A look at the archetype of the Eternal Wanderer in fantasy fiction and what makes this type of character so attractive.
News by Dan Shewan November 9, 2012
A new iPad app based on Sir Terry Pratchett’s bestselling fantasy universe Discworld is in the works.
Column by Rajan Khanna November 6, 2012
The first in a semi-regular feature that takes another look at an old favorite. We kick off w/ 'Pawn of Prophecy,' the first book in David Eddings's 'Belgariad.' How does it hold up on second thought?
Column by Rajan Khanna October 17, 2012
A primer for the uninitiated on Neil Gaiman and his fantastical body of work.
Column by Rajan Khanna October 10, 2012
A primer on the work of Gene Wolfe, one of the masters of speculative fiction.