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Firefly #21 Review: Calming Folksy Presence

Firefly #21 Review: Calming, Folksy Presence

In Firefly #21, the crew of the Serenity looks like they found the end of the tunnel as they have spent what feels like forever on the run. A corporation called Blue Sun is expanding law enforcement to frontier regions that formerly enjoyed much less scrutiny, but the crew is safe and sound. They just […]

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Opening Scene: New Dangers New Faces

Star Trek: Discovery Season 3 Opening Scene: New Dangers, New Faces

But they brought more than just winning personality and season-teasers- how does a look at the opening scene from the third season?[caption id="attachment_1243204" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Star Trek: Discovery returns this October (Image: CBS All Access)[/caption]In the following clip, Martin-Green (Commander Michael Burnham) and Ajala (Cleveland "Book" Booker) are already knee-deep in trouble - and this is[...]

Canterbury Classics To Publish World Of Warcraft Illustrated Novels

Canterbury Classics To Publish World Of Warcraft Illustrated Novels

But this one is a unique experience as you're getting a full novel containing two stories in a single book, complete with a set of illustrations to help bring the book to life A lot of which looks like it was concept art or designs found in different forms The full title of this book[...]

NOS4A2 Season 2 Preview: Christmasland Didnt Pay Its ConDead Bill

NOS4A2 Season 2 Preview: Christmasland Didn't Pay Its "ConDead" Bill

With four episodes remaining this season, it would be way too easy to use an appropriate-yet-punny line like "In this week's episode of AMC and BBC America's NOS4A2, all roads lead to Christmasland," or something like that. Up to this point, Vic's (Ashleigh Cummings) been forced to spend too much time playing defense and trying […]

Revelations: The CW Developing Stephen King Short Story Series Adapt

Revelations: The CW Developing Stephen King Short Story Series Adapt

Famed author Stephen King's total domination of the pop culture landscape continued on the television front, with The CW announcing on Tuesday that the network has placed Revelations (working title) into development. The one-hour drama is based on King's 1984 short story "The Revelations of 'Becka Paulson" and stems from writer Maisie Culver (Last Man […]

A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Review: What a Good Prequel Should Do

A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes Review: What a Good Prequel Should Do

Sound intriguing? It is! The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, by the author of the original Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins, tells the story of future president Snow's formidable years and shows us how Panem got to be how it was when we were introduced to it in The Hunger Games.Now, if you haven't read[...]

Lake of Darkness Explores the Dark Side of WWI-Era Chicago

Lake of Darkness Explores the Dark Side of WWI-Era Chicago

This episode Jason talks to Scott Kenemore, author of the new book Lake of Darkness (May 5, 2020; Skyhorse Publishing/Talos Press) The book explores an alternate history in which power, crime, and the supernatural converge during the First World War on the South Side of Chicago.[caption id="attachment_1205552" align="aligncenter" width="600"] L-R: The cover of Lake of[...]

Leslie Lutz Talks Fractured Tide And Building a Better Lost

Leslie Lutz Talks Fractured Tide And Building a Better Lost

The book, for instance, begins with a harrowing scene inside a shipwreck She talks about how in real wrecks or in billowing waves of silt, divers can become lost and even perish.Another significant aspect of the book that Lutz wanted to write about was her main character's relationship with her imprisoned father She explains that[...]

Ratched Star Sarah Paulson Talks Jon Jon Briones and Film Comparisons

Ratched Star Sarah Paulson Talks Jon Jon Briones and Film Comparisons

Ratched executive producers Sarah Paulson and Ryan Murphy pretty much secured a built-in audience when the duo announced they were teaming up again for a new project. When it turned out to be the backstory of a younger version of sadistic Nurse Mildred Ratched from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and that Paulson was […]

The Stand Author Stephen King Posts COVID-19 Nickname Trump Wont Like

The Stand Author Stephen King Posts COVID-19 Nickname Trump Won't Like

So if people are going to make the connection anyway, King's recommending a new "nickname" for the pandemic: "Sure, call it Captain Trumps, why not? It fits." (original tweet posted below).[caption id="attachment_1146740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stu and Frannie bond in The Stand miniseries, courtesy of ABC.[/caption]CBS All Access' upcoming 10-episode adaptation of The Stand will include[...]

We Review Dungeons &#038 Dragons: Wizards &#038 Spells

We Review Dungeons & Dragons: Wizards & Spells

Ten Speed Press has continued with its Dungeons & Dragons' Young Adventurer's Guide series with the fourth book, Wizards & Spells The first three books in this series have been pretty cool as they are designed to give younger readers a look into D&D without the massive tomes of reading Because let's be honest, when[...]

Critical Role &#038 Penguin Random House Announce The World Of Critical Role

"Critical Role" & Penguin Random House Announce "The World Of Critical Role"

Critical Role continues their expansion of media with a brand new book on the way through Penguin Random House called The World Of Critical Role The book will cover the show, the series, and more with an in-depth guide to everything they have created over the past five years The book is written by Liz Marsham[...]

Review: Dungeons &#038 Dragons &#8211 Dungeons &#038 Tombs: A Young Adventurers Guide

Review: Dungeons & Dragons – Dungeons & Tombs: A Young Adventurer's Guide

So what new information does this book contain and how well does it hold up to the others? We got ourselves a copy and flipped through it a bit for a proper review.[caption id="attachment_1125012" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: 10 Speed Press[/caption]So much as you might suspect from the title, this is an illustrated guide that focuses[...]

Opinion: Its Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ Magic Players

Opinion: It's Been a Tough Week for LGBTQ+ "Magic" Players

A recent book covering the latest plots in the storyline of Magic: The Gathering entitled "War of the Spark: Forsaken" has come under scrutiny by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer Magic players (among many others) for its content Greg Weisman, the author, seems to have done a lot of people in the community dirty, according[...]


New Planeswalker Oko Unveiled for Magic: The Gathering

New Planeswalker, "Oko", Unveiled for "Magic: The Gathering"

This information was revealed in a blurb pertaining to the upcoming Magic: the Gathering e-book Throne of Eldraine: The Wildered Quest, slated to be published next Wednesday, September 4th.We don't yet know much more about Oko, as enigmatic as he is, but we can rest assured that we will know more in early October once the[...]

Review &#8211 Dungeons &#038 Dragons: Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook

Review – Dungeons & Dragons: Acquisitions Incorporated Sourcebook

For the longest time, fans and players have been asking for official written content related to the series be produced, and out of the blue, we got an answer earlier this year that both Penny Arcade and Wizards of the Coast would join forces to make an official sourcebook featuring AI material We took the[...]


Loner: HBO Developing Series Pilot for Teddy Wayne Novel Adaptation

'Loner': HBO Developing Series Pilot for Teddy Wayne Novel Adaptation

Though its Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press event is over, that doesn't mean HBO is finished boosting its programming slate – announcing early pilot development on Loner, a drama based on author Teddy Wayne's 2016 award-winning novel published by Simon & Schuster. Wayne is expected to both write the pilot and executive produce the project. […]

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion

The latest and probably last Zelda extended tome to be released by Dark Horse Books was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion The company has already done a fantastic job in creating three volumes that go over pretty much everything you need to know about the series in detail From the original[...]