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Matt Hawkins’ 7 of the Best

Written by Matt Hawkins Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein The Jesus allegory running throughout this book made it fascinating to the younger me. I was once a religious kid obsessed with science. The adult atheist me is obsessed with both science and religion. I reread this last year and was amazed at how much I enjoyed it …

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Sneak Peek: The Gravediggers Union

Image Comics announced DEADLY CLASS co-creator Wes Craig launches an all-new series with artist Toby Cypress (Omega Men) in THE GRAVEDIGGERS UNION, a horror series—chock-full of steroid zombies, monster gods, swamp vampires, ghost storms, and space monkeys—set to launch this November. “With The Gravediggers Union, I tried to create an environmental horror story that mixes E.C Comics, H.P. Lovecraft’s horror, and a …

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Matthew Sunrich’s 7 of the Best

Written by Matthew Sunrich The Hour of the Dragon Robert E. Howard was one of the most prolific writers of the pulp era. It’s impossible to say for sure that Conan the Cimmerian was his favorite out of his numerous creations, but it seems to be the case. In all, he published seventeen stories about the character in the pages …

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Q&A with Trevor Harron

It’s not every day we get to enjoy seeing game designer Trevor Harron chime in on Collectors and Capers, and all things gaming, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  What can you share with us about your game Collectors and Capers, without giving away too much? TH: Collectors and Capers™ is a game where you and the other players …

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David “Max” Millgate’s 7 of the Best

Written by David “Max” Millgate DISTRICT 9 Directed by Neill Blomkamp Loved this film! It felt very fresh and new when it came out. Using Johannesburg was not an obvious choice of location for an alien invasion movie, but that’s exactly what made it stand out. We’ve seen so many Hollywood movies with aliens arriving and hovering over Los Angeles or New York. …

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Luke Cooper’s 7 of the Best

7 Fantasy / Sci-fi Books that Rocked My Goddamn World Written by Luke Cooper I decided to do a list of books because there are far too many movies to sift through. Generally, I prefer horror novels to sci-fi and fantasy, but there have been a few that have rocked my world. Here they are, in the order I discovered …

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Eric Vogel’s 7 of the Best

Written by Eric Vogel Jurassic Park This book is where a 25-year love of science fiction all started.  I had seen the movie with my cousin, who was reading the book at the time, and afterwards he talked me into reading it.  All due respect to Mr. Spielberg, but the original Crichton just can’t be touched.  It was the kind …

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Image Comics and the 2017 Eisner Awards

IMAGE COMICS CONGRATULATES THE EISNER AWARD WINNERS Image Comics creators honored with five awards Image Comics is pleased to congratulate all the winners of (this year’s) Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. New York Times bestselling, multiple award winning writer and co-creator Brian K. Vaughan won Best Writer for his work on SAGA and PAPER GIRLS. New York Times bestselling, multiple award winning artist and …

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Joseph Bingaman’s 7 of the Best

Written by Joseph Bingaman As a RPG designer and full-time DM, I draw inspiration from many sources. I’ve even found inspiration in NCIS (a Tony DiNozzo-like NPC.) So when I was asked to write a 7 of the Best, I was honored, but at the same time confused, as I have a long list of inspiration going back to my …

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Sneak Peek: War Mother #1

Sneak Peek: WAR MOTHER #1 – Fred Van Lente & Stephen Segovia Fortify the Future of the Valiant Universe on August 23rd!   Valiant is proud to present your first lettered look inside WAR MOTHER #1– the FIRST ISSUE of a RIVETING NEW SERIES pitting the breakout hero of 4001 A.D. against the war machines of tomorrow in her landmark full-length debut! On August 23rd, New …