Determined to Soar

By Sp’Rark Boson, Special Reporter for the Martian Muckraker Malach Zyren of the planet Pyronia nearly cried when she saw her image being projected over the C’ruluian capital’s skyline after the Hoverboard Grand Prix. A mere five years ago her own family had told her she was “an utter disgrace to our family and to […]

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Heart of Steel

For immediate publication on all news frequencies on the Hyperspace Tachyon Transmission Protocol: Cazimir Cometdust says he relives the explosion that destroyed his body at least once a month in his nightmares. “I remember there was a searing heat, and a boom that shook my ribs. I was screaming in pain…and then suddenly I felt […]

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On Earthlings and Empires

Transmitting to all Star Systems from the Martian Muckraker: We repeat!  The Earthlings have devised a planetary barricade.  Our ships have been confiscated.  We need to evacuate Earth!  Soon, we will not be able to see the stars in the sky.  Please, as the Immutable lives, we need help!  Thirty minutes to the closing of […]

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Starry Night

‘There are many things the State’s hiding of  Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” is.  It is disgusting.  It is reprehensible.  It is a setback for democracy.  But there is one thing that it isn’t: surprising.  Our leaders want us to forget what the stars look like so that we will never dream of the Great Barricade […]

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Stand Firm

On Mars… “We need to run the story now, Sp’Rark,” C’therax said. “C’therax!  You interviewed…” Sp’Rark interrupted. “You brought an Earthling larvae…” “…by accident.  And that was Xogue’s fault.  And we promptly returned her.  And we are sure as heck are not going to run an article about her!” “You’re lucky the biosensors on the Great […]

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The Fall of Superman

Transmission from special reporter C’therax, the Martian Muckraker. For immediate publication in the Milky Way Gazette “I didn’t realize how attached I was to Earthling comics until I read it,” says F’delty, a multiterrestial who ingeniously hides himself and his family in a comic book shop. “I always told myself that this business of mine […]

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