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Guest Review: Britannia #1

Guest Writer: Tim Meyers Peter Milligan -Writer Juan José Rype -Artist What do you get when you have an Imperial Investigator—an ancient Roman version of Sherlock Holmes—dispatched to a faraway outpost in the Roman empire in the 4th decade AD? How about Britannia #1, an original best seller from Valiant Entertainment based out of New York. That detective’s name is …

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Book Retort: Elf Warfare

The Elegantly Deadly Dance that is Elf Warfare Written by John Diffley I’ll admit upfront, I have been a longtime fan of Osprey Publishing, especially their historical warfare series.  However, a few years back they started to offer Fantasy and Sci-Fi titles as well, and then branched out into wargames, and I fell in love all over again.  One of …

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Book Retort: KING KONG VS. TARZAN

More than just a novel, Will Murray’s KING KONG VS TARZAN provides readers with long-lost pieces of the King Kong puzzle; answering the question (finally!) of how the 30-foot tall behemoth was transported from Skull Island to New York City (and revealing how Kong’s eventual downfall in Manhattan would affect folks in other parts of the world – namely one …

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Sneak Peek [Frostgrave: Ulterior Motives]

Joseph A. McCullough and Osprey Games have done it again, with this latest addition to their burgeoning Frostgrave line (available in June 2017.)  Tabletop miniature wargaming is rarely THIS cool.  With an outer box measuring a scant 5.62″ x 4″ x 0.75″ this diminutive Frostgrave expansion packs a wallop whilst being easy on the eyes; no Lilliputian feat, that. Of …

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Guest Article: Dice Hack Debunked

Guest Writer: Tim Myers It couldn’t really be that easy, could it? Bake Regular Dice Into Trick Dice   It needed to be debunked eventually, it just doesn’t do what it claims. This link will lead you to a website, obviously. This website claims that you can create a pair of “trick” dice, if you are unscrupulous enough to cheat. …

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Guest Review: Doctor Who and the Arena of Fear

Guest Writer: Tim Myers Eleonora Carlini, Elena Casagrande, and Iolanda Zanfardino -Artists Simone De Mes and Luca Marescas -Art assists Nick Abadzis-Writer Richard Starkings and Jimmy Betancourt-Lettering   An aura of anticipation emanates from this “assignment.” Doctor Who has been around since 1963! This comic covers 128 pages and leads us from one adventure into the next. Talk about longevity, …

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Guest Review: World War Tank Girl

Guest Writer: Christopher Bishop Alan Martin- writer Brett Parson-artist Tank Girl, everyone’s favorite Post Apocalyptic Australian gal thrust into the middle of World War II.  Much like any Tank Girl offering it makes no apologies for little to no back story and simply thrusts you straight into action.  Action which has our favorite lady running naked across a battlefield clipping …

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Grodog’s 7 of the Best

grodog’s Song of Seven – The Mythic Worlds Builders by Allan T. Grohe Jr. (“grodog”) I selected my favorite seven worlds builders, each an architect of the imagination whose works span realms that I return to again and again—to read and rediscover them anew, and to lose myself within their lush, boundless vistas. Gary Gygax, David L. Arneson, Robert J. …