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Richard Matheson

Richard Matheson's 1956 sci-fi novel The Shrinking Man coming to IDW comics
Mar 30, 2015

Adaptations are all the rage these days, and IDW is digging deep into the sci-fi catalog for its latest new series. 

20 Years of the Twilight Zone New Year's Marathon and 20 things you didn't know about the show
Dec 31, 2014

This holiday, Syfy celebrates two decades of New Year's Eve spent in the fifth dimension, so we spoke to a pop culture expert (and Rod Serling's friend) for 20 things you didn't know about the Zone.

They will be missed: Remembering 24 sci-fi legends we lost in 2013
Dec 26, 2013

Sure, 2013 was an awesome year for science fiction — but we also had to bid farewell to some true legends of the genre.

Remember Richard Matheson by watching 16 classic Twilight Zone eps FREE
Jun 25, 2013

A big part of the Richard Matheson legend comes from his storied TV career.

Richard Matheson, author of I Am Legend, dies at 86
Jun 24, 2013

We lost a legend today. Writer Richard Matheson, author of I Am Legend and a ton of other great works, passed away at the age of 86.

6 genre authors who HATED Hollywood's adaptations of their work
Dec 17, 2012

Fans aren't the only ones who complain about crappy adaptations of their favorite genre works. The authors themselves are often unafraid to get in on the action. Here are six sci-fi, fantasy and horror writers who spoke up when their work got butchered.

Richard Matheson wants to make 150 movies—but only HIS way
Dec 15, 2012

Hollywood has been making films based on Richard Matheson's fiction for more than 50 years. His novel I Am Legend produced not one but three flicks, and the latest adaptation of his work—Real Steel—opens Friday.

Kim Newman: 10 vampire novels that helped inspire Anno Dracula
Dec 14, 2012

Neil Gaiman has called Kim Newman's Anno Dracula, "the first mash-up of literature, history and vampires, and now, in a world in which vampires are everywhere, it's still the best." Here are the bloody pieces from which Newman built that classic novel, back in print at last. I've often said Anno Dracula is literally a vampire novel, in that it battens on to other novels and sucks their lifeblood—in the process, exploiting, abusing, degrading, feeding off, changing and perhaps immortalising them.

Richard Kelly explains his weird film The Box to us
Dec 14, 2012

Director Richard Kelly talks with us exclusively about adapting Richard Matheson's short story.

Check out 8 GOOD films from The Box's Richard Matheson
Dec 14, 2012

The Box has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh reviews—it's currently at 49% on the Tomatometer. But whatever you do,...

The 7-minute YouTube version of The Box that's worth watching
Dec 14, 2012

"Black Box" was one of the finalists for a YouTube Award in the category of Best Short Film.

Wolverine's robot boxing movie Real Steel shoots in summer
Dec 14, 2012

Hugh Jackman's robot boxing movie begins production this summer in the Midwest.