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Phantastes: A Gorgeous Visual Feast for Fantasy Fans

Phantastes original art from Cave Pictures Publishing

New Kickstarter graphic novel blends gorgeous art and storytelling the likes of which Lord of the Rings fans won’t want to miss! Ever heard of Scottish writer George MacDonald? His fantastical stories aren’t just a lot of fun to explore—they’re also an influence and source of inspiration for numerous well-known fantasy writers like J.M. Barrie, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Neil ...

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Lord of the Rings Series News Heating Up

Lord of the Rings Amazon Series article on TFN

Even though Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series isn’t due to stream across TV screens until this time next year (September-October 2022, at the current estimate), that’s not to say things are staying hush-hush. Tolkien fans can get plenty of cool, fun, and even bizarre updates from behind-the-scenes these days. Here are some of our favorites: Howard Shore and Bear McCreary ...

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Audio Drama “Tempus Investigations”—Now on TFN

Tempus Investigations - sci-fi noir audio drama now on The Fantasy Network

Jim Corrigan was killed back in 1933. Today, he’s a private investigator on supernatural cases. Immortality is a bitch… but it does help. Now Jim and his friends match wits with the supernatural side of San Francisco, making both new friends – and more than a few enemies. Tempus Investigations mixes the world of TV and books, making a unique ...

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A Look at the Upcoming Wheel of Time Series

Wheel of Time trailer is live!

With over 4.4 million views of the teaser trailer on YouTube since September 2, the new Amazon series for the epic fantasy Wheel of Time is looking to have a strong and eager audience. The special effects, settings and costumes are stunning to the eye—a definite visual feast for viewers. In that sense, it seems impossible for the series to ...

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Podcast Review: God of Obsidian

People have to cross a bridge to get to Nathan’s house. Crossing to get in is easy. But crossing to get out—as Alice is about to discover—is almost impossible. God of Obsidian is a dark fairy tale about a gaslighting relationship as one woman desperately seeks the story that will take her back across the narrow, dangerous bridge to freedom. As audio ...

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Magic and Comedy: The Making of Magus Elgar (Now on TFN)

Magus Elgar fantasy comedy podcast debuts on The Fantasy Network (watch.thefantasy.network)

In the magical world of Hearth, learning magic is as dangerous as it is exciting. But Magus Elgar is one of the finest casters out there. With luck, he might finally have a student that lives through the lessons. Magus Elgar is a podcast fantasy comedy for all ages inspired by the works of Terry Pratchett, and it recently made ...

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Blending SFF, Audio and Improv: Rusty Quill Podcast Network

Looking for audio dramas that bring together horror, fantasy, science fiction, comedy, improvisational performances and gaming? Is there such a thing? Yes, there is—and it’s known as the Rusty Quill Network, a multi-award-winning podcast network with popular shows such as Rusty Quill Gaming (tabletop gaming fiction), Stellar Firma (an improv sci-fi tale in the mode of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), ...

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Alternative Stories and Fake Realities

Alternative Stories - interview on The Fantasy Network News

Reprinted with permission from our partners at Recursor.TV Our ongoing series covering sci-fi and fantasy audio dramas continues today with Alternative Stories and Fake Realities, a podcast and production company for new and original audio drama, poetry and writing from across the English-speaking world. With well-known authors like Terri Windling and Chris Beckett, and up-and-coming writers like Emily Inkpen among ...

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Three Days Left to Support the Making of “Dragon Knight”

Image, film Dragon Knight funding on Kickstarter - article on The Fantasy Network News

Inspired by the mythic storytelling of Tolkien, the brooding dark fantasy of Conan the Barbarian and Excalibur, and the murderous intrigue of Game of Thrones—the indie fantasy film Dragon Knight is a gritty epic for fans, by fans. With sweet rewards for its backers, the Kickstarter for Dragon Knight is reaching the end of its funding—and you don’t want to miss out ...

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Magus Elgar Fantasy Comedy Podcast Premieres on TFN

Magus Elgar fantasy comedy podcast debuts on The Fantasy Network (watch.thefantasy.network)

The Fantasy Network is leveling up its streaming services yet again—adding podcasters and audio movies to its platform to ensure sci-fi and fantasy fans have more content than ever by the indie creators you love. This audio stream is live now, debuting with the inventive, humorous fantasy podcast Magus Elgar—and you don’t want to miss it, because it’s so much ...

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