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Little Red: A review of Elemental Masters – Blood Red

I was introduced to Blood Red by being told it was a story of a young girl tutored in the way of Earth Magic, a mage who lost her mentor to a brutal murder by werewolf and who grew to fear something sinister was responsible for the string of killings in the remote countryside of […]

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Supergirl approves of the new Batgirl costume

Previously I’ve recommended Mike Maihack’s Batgirl & Supergirl series. I stand by that. The most recent strip published on Deviant Art shows Supergirl approving of the new Batgirl costume.

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Exclusive: Up close and personal with Vampire Boogie

Vampire Boogie is a new comic book series from Corey Brotherson (Clockwork Watch, Magic of Myths) and James Daniels. Brotherson provides story and script, Daniels the art and character ideas while Mike Stock provides lettering and logo. No prizes for guessing that Vampire Boogie is about vampires. It’s a vampire story with a twist, though, […]

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Brutal: A review of God is Dead

I knew nothing about Hickman, Costa and Amorim’s God is Dead when I started to read. The opening pages show us the world tormented by natural disasters and the shocking death toll. I wondered if these horrors were the consequence for the death of God. That theory didn’t last very long. I watched as a […]

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A look inside: Samurai Chef

Samurai Chef was brought to life by an IndieGoGo campaign. Now the team at mayamada have changed platforms to raise funds for volume 2. They’re looking for £2,500 in just a month. [Back this Campaign] A pledge of £10 unlocks a digital copy of both volume 1 and 2 and a limited edition Samurai Chef […]

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Abandon Earth: A review of Exit Generation

Exit Generation is set in 2055 and after most of humanity has abandoned the planet. Typically, mankind couldn’t get its act together and some people were left behind unable to be placed on the escape rockets. The catch? Those left behind have inherited an Earth that’s really quite nice. Without the over-crowding and the associated […]

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Fast moving: A review of Barricade

My business trip started with a taxi ride from the bottom of Leith Walk in Edinburgh, I got to London, spent two days in business meetings and then flew home. I read Barricade in that time. I mention my own travelling not just to illustrate how fast moving and compelling Barricade is but also because […]

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Paizo release Michael A. Stackpole’s Pathfinder Tales: The Crusader Road

New York Times bestselling author Michael A. Stackpole has written the first official tie-in novel for the Pathfinder Online Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game. Pathfinder Tales: The Crusader Road is available from Paizo directly, from Amazon and as an ePub via Apple’s iBookstore. Stackpole’s penned titles like I, Jedi and Rogue Squadron, over 40 novels […]

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Game of Thrones: What is the R+L=J theory?

If you know nothing about Game of Thrones or the Song of Ice and Fire then this post is full of spoilers. If you’ve been watching the series or reading the book then this post contains speculation rather than spoilers. Who is Jon Snow’s mother? He’s believed to be Ned Stark’s bastard son. The R+L=J […]

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Cyberpunkish: A review of Koko Takes a Holiday

I think “cyberpunk” is a suitable word for Kieran Shea’s “Koko Takes a Holiday”. It’s not a perfect fit. It’s hard to put tropical islands and furries into that particular genre but they’re there along with the dystopian future, body modification, gangs and corporate culture in this holiday. I struggled with the start of Koko […]

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