One of genre cinema's biggest titans has left us.
Roger Ebert, the iconic film critic who was a tireless voice for great film in science fiction and beyond, passed away Thursday after a long battle with cancer.
Ray Cusick, the BBC designer who created the look of Doctor Who's most iconic nemesis, the Daleks, died in his sleep Thursday. He was 84.
Michael O'Hare, the little-known actor who earned his place in sci-fi history when he joined the original cast of Babylon 5 in 1992, died Friday after suffering a heart attack several days earlier. He was 60.
Leo Dillon, the legendary Hugo Award and Caldecott Medal-winning sci-fi and fantasy artist who created hundreds of iconic images for sci-fi book covers and picture books alongside his wife Diane, passed away over the weekend at the age of 79.
Sad news—Maurice Sendak, author of the beloved children's picture book Where the Wild Things Are, has passed away at the age of 83. He died of complications related to a recent stroke.
While Bob Kane is justly celebrated as Batman's creator, his one-time inker and frequent collaborator Jerry Robinson was the man behind the Joker, comics' most enduring villain. He then went on to live a rich life, championing creators' rights and comics scholarship.
Anne McCaffrey, the groundbreaking, award-winning fantasy author who won a dedicated following with her sci-fi/fantasy blending series Dragonriders of Pern, passed away Tuesday, November 22. She is survived by her three children.
Sadly, Andy Whitfield, who starred as the lead character in Starz' Spartacus: Blood and Sand, died yesterday in Sydney, Australia, only 18 months after he'd been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Few composers have built as illustrious a resume as John Barry, dead at 77, who won four Oscars over the course of his 40-odd-year career. While he might've gotten accolades for scores like Dances With Wolves, Out of Africa and Body Heat, his work on such films as Black Hole, King Kong and various Bond flicks are still a wonder to behold.