Against all odds: A review of 13 Coins

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I’m disappointed that 13 Coins wasn’t better. I’m frustrated that 13 Coins wasn’t good. All the good ingredients are present. I liked the art. The genre is a favourite of mine – “high religion occult” – where angels and demons are real, battling each other in a contemporary setting, TMNT’s Keven Eastman give it a thumbs […]

Clockwork Watch turns to Kickstarter

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Geek Native’s reviewed and enjoyed previous Clockwork Watch titles and so getting a tip off that there was a live Kickstarter was timely. You can see full campaign details over on the funding page. [Back this Campaign] A pledge of £7 unlocks a digital copy of Tick Tock IPA #3 which you’ll get before everyone […]

For chaos and love: A review of Elric Stormbringer

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Elric Stormbrnger is the second hardcover graphic novel in the remastered and entirely masterful series from Michael Moorcock. I really enjoyed the first – Elric: The Ruby Throne – and Stormbringer picks up straight away. We’ve an Emperor of a powerful (but not as powerful as they once were) and chaos worshiping set of warriors […]

Annoyed at Shakespeare: A review of Magic of Myths – Faerie

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Magic of Myths: Faerie was launched at the Birmingham Comics Festival this year and is by the same team behind Magic of Myths. The Faerie story is a fantasy based, roughly, on some of the characters from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – and not all of them are happy with the play. Robin, […]

The end of the trilogy: A review of Kick-Ass 3

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Perhaps you’ve seen the movies and are wondering what happens to Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl next? Kick-Ass 3, which is co-authored by John Romita, has been out for a while now, first as comics, then as a hardback collection and more recently in softback. The graphic novel feels different from the film. The heroes […]

Project New World: The first global, interactive, post-apocalytpic comic and novel

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Project New World is an attempt to create a transmedia work of fiction – a novel written by multiple authors at once and a comic book – set in a bleak post-apocalytpic setting. It’s a flexible funding (funds are collected whether the goal is met or not) over at Indiegogo. [Back this Campaign] Project New […]

How to grab two free Deadlands comic books

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Pinnacle Entertainment and Visionary Comics are working with IDW to publish a collection of Deadlands comics books. To promote the range and support local retailers there’s a nice twist in which geeks can unlock two free titles. Anyone who pre-orders Dead Man’s Hand at a local store and then shares “I just got dealt the […]

Sleek superhero Bombshells robes available in January PREVIEWs

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PREVIEWS is part magazine and part catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors. The idea is you use it to go to your local comic store and tell them what you want while your local store also uses it to work out what to stock. There are reasons to get engaged; you can book exclusive goodies with […]