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Superman: The Coming Of The Supermen by Neal Adams (graphic novel review).

July 30, 2018 | By | Reply More
Superman: The Coming Of The Supermen by Neal Adams (graphic novel review).

Anything with the name of ‘Neal Adams’ on it is going to sell in comicbooks. This 2017 graphic novel is a gathering of the previous year’s 6-part ‘Superman: The Coming Of The Supermen’. It should come as no surprise that the three Kryptonians who come to Earth in spacecraft are from Kandor, now full-size, and […]

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Low Chicago: A Wild Cards Novel book 27 edited by George RR Martin (book review).

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Low Chicago: A Wild Cards Novel book 27 edited by George RR Martin (book review).

Throughout all the ‘Wild Cards’ books, despite using poker terms for their titles, this is the first time we actually see a poker game taking place. The players include Aces with some Jokers as their supporters in a winner-takes-all game in Chicago. The only problem is that there is some disruption and one of the […]

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Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark book 2 by Ed McDonald (book review).

July 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark book 2 by Ed McDonald (book review).

‘Ravencry’ is the sequel to ‘Blackwing’ and therefore Part 2 of the trilogy ‘The Raven’s Mark’. ‘Blackwing’ was and is a stunning and highly readable. It sucks you right into the adventure. ‘Ravencry’ follows on from ‘Blackwing’, so don’t read this is you haven’t read it. Why haven’t you read it? Ed McDonald has a […]

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The Ascendance Of Harley Quinn edited by Shelley E. Barba and Joy M. Perrin (book review).

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The Ascendance Of Harley Quinn edited by Shelley E. Barba and Joy M. Perrin (book review).

Batman has new villains added to his rogues’ gallery from time to time. Some like Killer Croc and Bane have become more prominent over the years. What was the biggest surprise was Harley Quinn as she came from ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ in 1992 as a character originally intended to pop out of the Joker’s […]

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Ancestral Machines (Book Four of Humanity’s Fire) by Michael Cobley (book review).

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Ancestral Machines (Book Four of Humanity’s Fire) by Michael Cobley (book review).

In ‘Ancestral Machines (A Humanity’s Fire Novel book 4)’ by Michael Cobley, trouble comes to the Milky Way galaxy. One hundred thousand years ago in the Greater Shining Galaxy, a galaxy far, far away, they built a marvel of engineering called the Great Harbour of Benevolent Harmony. It comprised two hundred worlds harnessed to an […]

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Girl With Cat (Blue) by Sam Hawksmoor (book review).

July 26, 2018 | By | Reply More
Girl With Cat (Blue) by Sam Hawksmoor (book review).

In the early days of creating alternative world scenarios, the protagonist entered the other world through some strange happening. Often, it turned out to be a coma. As scientific theories advanced with the idea of string theory somehow postulating branching timelines, parallel universe became more ‘explainable’ though getting there was still a problem. Sometimes, the […]

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Verdict On Crimson Fields (World Of Prime #4) by M.C. Planck (Book Review).

July 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Verdict On Crimson Fields (World Of Prime #4) by M.C. Planck  (Book Review).

‘Verdict On Crimson Fields’ is the fourth book in author M.C. Planck’s ‘World Of Prime’ series. This instalment follows Christopher Sinclair, mechanical engineer turned priest of war, across the country in pursuit of a dragon. What he doesn’t realise is that there’s one hiding in his camp and that’s just the beginning of the book. […]

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Stray Magic: A Strays Novel book 1 by Kelly Meding (book review).

July 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
Stray Magic: A Strays Novel book 1 by Kelly Meding (book review).

‘Stray Magic’ is book one in the Stray series by Kelly Meding. Shiloh Harrison is a US Marshall in a world like ours but with the addition of supernatural creatures such as vampires, etc. She has just come off shift and really needs to relax with her boyfriend but, unfortunately, an entire trailer park has […]

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Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher (book review)

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher    (book review)

Immersion in a world that is the background for a successful series of novels is often the penalty a writer pays. There is a demand for more novels from fans, there are also the requests from editors to contribute to anthology and the danger of coming out of the mindset needed for the next novel. […]

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At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison (book review)

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At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison  (book review)

When you read Guy P. Harrison’s introduction to ‘At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life’ and the statistics of how 40% or less people world-wide have any knowledge of science, it should send a shiver through your backbone that the world’s population is edging quickly into ignorance. We are living in a […]

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