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'Con Man' is out today, so you can watch 'Firefly' stars take on sci-fi fans

Former "Firefly" stars Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion crowdfunded more than $3 million to back the new Web series.

By September 30, 2015


Aliens on the brain? Check out free sci-fi-comedy comic 'Shrinkage'

Ever wonder what's going on inside a politician's brain when he says something moronic? Blame tiny aliens! Writer Rob Kutner explains why his new comic may make us concerned for our next president's noggin.

By July 9, 2015


'Star Wars' and 'Doctor Who' fans in altercation at sci-fi convention

Police are called to a sci-fi convention in the U.K. after fans of "Doctor Who" -- allegedly uninvited -- enter the convention, to the displeasure of certain forceful "Star Wars" fans.

By May 15, 2013


Sci-fi pros focus on e-books at Denvention 3

At the 66th World Science Fiction Convention, writers, agents, editors, publishers, and fans have a lot to say about electronic publishing.

By August 19, 2008


Han Solo blaster flask prototype smuggles your booze

A concept for a blaster flask makes sure you always know who shot first, so long as that shot involves your favorite adult beverage.

By November 12, 2015


Silicon Valley Comic Con's list of celebs just got a lot longer

You already knew Stan Lee and William Shatner plan to be there. Now find out who else, in a group that ranges from "Avengers" to X Labs, "X-Men" and beyond.

By November 5, 2015


The con is on: Talking 'Con Man', 'Firefly' and Star Wars with Alan Tudyk

The creator and star of a new Web series making fun of the sci-fi convention experience tells us how his moment of panic led him to create "Con Man".

By September 30, 2015


Glowing foam lightsabers: All the fun, none of the fear

Get your Jedi on in style with a light-up foam lightsaber that won't leave a mark when it makes contact.

By November 6, 2015


The fascinating stories of the X-Wing extras who were never stars, but were in 'Star Wars'

A long time ago, in a film studio far, far away, a ragtag alliance of unknown extras donned alien masks to shoot a low-budget sci-fi movie. New documentary "Elstree 1976" tells their stories -- CNET met its director, Jon Spira.

By October 9, 2015


Today, 'Back to the Future' would be a Hollywood laughingstock...until it hit Netflix

In 2015, Hollywood churns out sequels and rejects genre-bending movies. Truly original movies and shows have a new place: Internet services like Netflix.

By October 21, 2015