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Zetari – Integral by Martin Lodewuk and John M. Burns (graphic novel review).

November 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
Zetari – Integral by Martin Lodewuk and John M. Burns (graphic novel review).

Remember when I reviewed The Book Palace’s special on the art of John M. Burns last month. Well, ‘Zetari’ is one of the books I found and picked up, knowing it would all be in German so unreadable. For once, though, all I can focus on is the art. What I can determine is it […]

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Randolph The Reindeer by Sean Patrick O’Reilly and David Alvarez (e-comic review).

November 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Randolph The Reindeer by Sean Patrick O’Reilly and David Alvarez (e-comic review).

Over 54 pages which alternate between big, bold text and cartoony art, ‘Randolph The Reindeer’ tells a story of learning to listen to others. Randolph takes part in the Reindeer Games but messes up by being arrogant and going too quickly, then takes someone on a sleigh ride and goes too fast there as well. […]

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Johnny Depp ditched from 3rd Fantastic Beasts movie, replaced by Mads Mikkelsen (film news).

November 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
Johnny Depp ditched from 3rd Fantastic Beasts movie, replaced by Mads Mikkelsen (film news).

Warner tells us that Denmark’s favorite export, Mads Mikkelsen (of Rogue One and Casino Royal fame), has been cast as Dark Wizard Gellert Grindelwald in their 3rd Fantastic Beasts fantasy flick, with Johnny Depp cast into the outer darkness after losing his legal case against Amber Heard (losing a libel case over a 2018 newspaper article which called him a […]

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Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson book 10) by Patricia Briggs (book review).

November 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Silence Fallen (Mercy Thompson book 10) by Patricia Briggs (book review).

There seem to be two approaches to contemporary urban fantasy. Often there is the need for secrecy, not allowing the mundane human population to become aware of the fact that dangerous supernatural beings live amongst them. The reasons given are prejudice and fear. Proponents of this approach are authors such as Jim Butcher in his […]

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The Eye Of The World (The Wheel Of Time The Graphic Novel Volume 2) by Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon and Andie Tong (graphic novel review).

November 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Eye Of The World (The Wheel Of Time The Graphic Novel Volume 2) by Robert Jordan, Chuck Dixon and Andie Tong (graphic novel review).

‘The Wheel Of Time’ is a famous multi-volume fantasy saga written by Robert Jordan and finished, following his notes, by Brandon Sanderson who was a huge fan of the series long before he became a writer himself. This is volume 2 of a graphic novel adaptation of ‘The Eye Of The World’, the first book […]

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Fever Moon by Karen Marie Moning, David Lawrence, Al Rio and Cliff Richards (graphic novel review).

November 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fever Moon by Karen Marie Moning, David Lawrence, Al Rio and Cliff Richards (graphic novel review).

‘Fever Moon’ is a graphic novel in the Mac & Barrons series by #1 New York Times bestseller Karen Marie Moning, adapted from her prose by writer David Lawrence and illustrators Al Rio and Cliff Richards. The basic premise is that the walls between humans and Fae have been torn down and they are in […]

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The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

November 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

‘The Starless Sea ‘is the much anticipated second book by Erin Morgenstern. What would you say if I told you there were magical doors all over our world that lead to an enormous library on the shores of something called the Starless Sea? Or that you might just be drawn to one of these doors […]

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Godmothered (fantasy comedy movie: trailer).

November 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Godmothered (fantasy comedy movie: trailer).

Here’s a new fantasy comedy flick, Godmothered, about Eleanor, a fairy godmother-in-training (Jillian Bell) who upon hearing that her chosen profession is facing extinction, decides to show the world that people still need fairy godmothers. Finding a mislaid letter from a 10-year-old girl in distress, Eleanor tracks her down and discovers that the girl, Mackenzie, […]

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Boba-Fett Mando spin-off, Fantastic Beasts friction and more (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

November 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
Boba-Fett Mando spin-off, Fantastic Beasts friction and more (Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin’s geek news review).

Kevin Smith & Marc Bernardin land their Pod-like starship in the Star Wars universe to chat about the Mandalorian Boba-Fett spin-off TV series, as well as love and loathing on the set of Fantastic Beasts in this week’s geek news review.

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Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre Sullivan (book review).

November 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Deirdre Sullivan (book review).

‘Perfectly Preventable Deaths’ is a standalone novel by Deirdre Sullivan and the first one by her that I’ve read. Catlin and Madeline are twins who are uprooted and moved to a small isolated town called Ballyfrann where they begin to grow apart. Catlin starts to fall for a local boy and Madeline starts to realise […]

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