Spring, 2016: the Folly, also known as the Metropolitan Police Service’s “special magic branch,” has received word of repeated domestic disturbances at an address on Prince of Wales Road, London—and very odd ones, at that.
Artist José Mara Beroy and writers Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel (The Vinyl Detective) team up with BAFTA-nominated scriptwriter and award-winning New York Times bestselling author James Swallow for the latest Rivers of London comic book series.
I’m a fan of Rivers of London and have read several books, I enjoyed each one but have not read them all.
When Chelsea and Olympia accidentally break an enchantment in the woods, deadly fairy tales from a mysterious old book begin coming to life.
The free event will be a chance to hear from Ben Aaronovitch, Joanne Harris, Joe Abercrombie, Brandon Sanderson, Garth Nix, Nalini Singh, M. John Harrison, and Gollancz’s 2021 debut authors.
Rivers of London is a hugely popular urban fantasy series from Ben Aaronovitch about cops that do magic.
Routinely Itemised takes a look back at the RPG news with the Origins Award restructuring after an RPG boom, D&D Beyond’s top 10 sellers and plenty of new game announcements.
Cops that do magic just seems to have broad appeal. It’s safely in the geek interest zone and manages to lure in people who wouldn’t usually be interested in urban fantasy.
News about Rogue Trooper, a brand new computer RPG for Pathfinder, and WotC confirm Dice, Camera, Action! will not return after being hit by a sex scandal.
RPG publisher Chaosium have announced they’ve signed a deal with Ben Aaronovitch to create the Rivers of London Roleplaying Game.