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Dynamite Comic’s The Shadow Still Knows in Modern Times

Guest Writer: Brent Griffis Writer-Si Spurrier Art-Dan Watters This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Where to even begin with this one? Si Spurrier and Dan Watters have given their readers a great gift – a SHADOW truly updated for modern times. The dark, eerie mystery of the pulp hero …

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Top Cow’s Bonehead is an Engaging Introduction

Guest Writer: Brent Griffis Writer-Bryan Hill Art-Rhoald Marcellius This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Right from the outset, the first issue of “Bonehead” grabs the reader’s attention. The clever use of monochromatic backgrounds in most panels makes each character jump off the page. The bright, almost neon, color palate …

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Top Cow’s Port of Earth #2 Picks Up the Pace

Guestwriter: Ernie Laurence Writer – Zack Kaplan Artist – Andrea Mutti Colorist – Vladimir Popov Letterer – Troy Peteri Editor – Elena Salcedo This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. “The Deal protects us all.” Story The comic opens with the talk show we saw in the last one, an …

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Biting Into Image Comics’ Dark Fang Issue #2

Guest Writer: Katherine Cooper Butland Writer- Miles Gunter Artist-Kelsey Shannon This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. Dark Fang issue two is now available through Image Comics. The first issue was loads of fun, so of course I had to keep reading! Issue 2 begins abruptly with Valla re-visiting the …

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Aftershock’s Comic Monstrous Mechanica

Guest Writer: Stonie Williams Writer – Paul Allor Artist – Chris Evenhuis Colorist Sjan Weijers This was brought to you by the gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. “Ah, Leonardo. What will you do with there’s no more need for your war machines?” “Well… I do also paint.” It’s Florence, 1472. Leonardo da Vinci finds himself …

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Image Comics’ Sleepless Has Character Building in Abundance

Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence Story-Sarah Vaughn Art / Cover– Leila Del Duca, Alissa Sallah This article was possible due to the gift of a review copy, QWERTY, and rolling natural 20s. “Lady ‘Poppy’ Pyppenia is guarded by the Sleepless Knight Cyrenic, but danger is around every corner…” Worldbuilding For this particular comic, I would argue that there is not much …

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England Upturn’d Swashbuckling Historical Adventure

Guest Writer: Tim Myers -This article was made possible with a gift of a review copy, QWERTY and rolling natural 20s. Who doesn’t love this period in history? It brings to mind cannon-fire roaring, dandies swashbuckling, and an insulted man removing his glove to slap another gentleman across the face with it, declaring, “you have insulted my honor! I challenge …

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Old School Gamer Radio Launched

Matt Finch co-developer of OSRIC and creator of Swords & Wizardry, launched a Kickstarter in mid-September, that funded October 1, 2017. The purpose of this Kickstarter is to gather links to OSR blogs and other social media outlets so they are no longer lost in the noise. Both a website, Old School Gamer Radio, and a YouTube channel, Uncle Matt’s D&D Studio …

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A Book of Miscellaneous Spells II, An Enchanting RPG Resource

Guest Writer: Ernie Laurence Author: Andrew Hamilton Chief Editor/Layout: Bryan Fazekas “I don’t know why, but I like designing spells.” A Book of Miscellaneous Spells II is an online compendium of additional incantations for the Advanced Dungeons and Dragons tabletop roleplaying game (“and similar Fantasy Role Playing Games”). It is actually an online compendium of one hundred and fifty six …