Claire North | THE END OF THE DAY

Claire North is one of the pen names of prolific author Catherine Webb, who is also known to younger readers as Kate Griffin. As Claire North, she has written three science fiction novels, including the award winning The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. We caught up with her to talk about her recently released … Continued


This month, we celebrate the release of the latest film in the STAR WARS sage – THE LAST JEDI. As well as previewing the movie, we look back the work and life of the series’ creator GEORGE LUCAS. It’s also a very special month as STARBURST reaches our 40th Anniversary. This issue is packed with … Continued

Andy Weir | ARTEMIS

Andy Weir is an American novelist whose debut novel, The Martian, was later adapted into a film of the same name directed by Ridley Scott in 2015. His eagerly anticipated novel, Artemis, is out now.   STARBURST: What is the elevator pitch for Artemis? Andy Weir: Artemis takes place in a city on the Moon in … Continued

Superheroes Dominating The Gaming Space And More

Video games are the biggest selling and most popular form of entertainment around. The platforms that they are played on range from consoles, to PC, to hand-held devices and even smartphones and tablets. The genres of video games are wide-ranging, from first-person shooters to RPGs, to platformers. One extremely popular theme has always been superheroes though. … Continued

Tips for Safe Online Gaming

It wasn’t so long ago that gaming was seen as something of a solitary pastime. It conjured images of youngsters locked away in darkened rooms, just them and their consoles or PCs, lost in a virtual world of fantasy, warfare or sport. Today, of course all that has changed, both in terms of the demographics … Continued