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THE X-FILES: SEASON 11, EPISODE 6 – “Kitten”

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto It is 1969 in Khe San, Vietnam. A helicopter is delivering a crate to a small village. A guide, Quon, leads two American Marines into a village, but he is shot. One tries to rescue him while the other guards the box inside a tent. Gunfire hits the box, which starts leaking yellow-green smoke. John, the man …

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Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence Writer — Crystal Frasier Artist — Tom Garcia Colorist — Morgan Hickman Letterer — Thomas Napolitano Editor — Joe Rybandt and Anthony Marques “Death remains an unexplored frontier.” This is only my second foray into the world of Pathfinder. …

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THE X-FILES: SEASON 11, EPISODE 5 – “Ghouli”

Guest Writer: Nick Monitto Aboard an abandoned ship called the “Chimera”, two high-school aged girls are exploring separately. Yelling into the darkness, each asks “Are you Ghouli?” One crashes through a deck into a room where the other is standing. They charge at each other, stabbing desperately. From separate points of view, we note that each one sees the other as …

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Redlands Vol 1 TP

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Bill Coffin Story / Art: Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa Del Rey Cover: Vanesa Del Rey Redlands, Florida, 1977. A one-horse town in the middle of the swamp someplace East of nowhere is under siege. The entire police department has barricaded itself inside …

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Terraforming Mars from Fryx Games

Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence Creator: Jacob Fryxelius Wow! I found out recently that I’m a board game snob. With three younger children, the past few years of playing board games has been intellectually…underwhelming. Thankfully, my twins (8 year olds), are pretty sharp and have started getting into big kids games – and by big kids I mean adult kids like me …

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Vault Comics’ Heathen Issue #1 Hits Home!

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Stonie Williams Writer & Artist – Natasha Alterici Letters – Rachel Deering The first issue of Heathen follows Aydis, a young woman exiled from her village. Her crime? “Unnatural” relations with another young woman. The punishment is death or marriage. Aydis’ …

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Find Harmony In Top Cow’s Dissonance Issue #1!

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Stonie Williams Creator – Melita Curphy Writer – Singgih Nugroho & Ryan Cady Artist – Sami Basri Colorist – Sakti Yuwono Dissonance tells the story of two worlds. The first is Terra Fantasme. A world of a species so advanced that …

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James Bond: M from Dynamite Entertainment

-This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Guest Writer: Bill Coffin As the James Bond universe reinvents itself over time, the identity and specifics of its core features—007, Moneypenny, Q, the license to kill—all remain the same, but everything else is up for grabs. It’s fun to think of James …