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Victorious – Victorian Steampunk Superheroes

Troll Lord Games by Mike Stewart Editor: Steve Ege Art: Peter Bradley, Jason Walton, Christopher Walker Art Direction//Layout/: Peter Bradley Cartography: Peter Bradley Produced by: The Chenault Brothers Introduction The title of this article says it all and I really don’t have to write much else.  Victorious is not about new at all.  It’s about merging a lot of excellent …

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Analog: A tale that could be either entertainment or a warning for the future!

Analog Pdf supplied by Image Comics for review Analog is written by Duggan; Artwork by O’Sullivan; Color by Bellaire & Spicer; Lettering by Sabino   Image comics has definitely established itself as the independent company that is unabashedly capable of covering controversial adult material. While the term “adult” can mean a lot of things, (one could argue in some cases …

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Aftershock Comics’ Rough Riders vol. 3

Guestwriter: Frank Montellano Writer: Adam Glass Artist: Patrick Olliffe Colorist: Gabe Eltaeb This article was made possible through the gift of a review copy from Aftershock Comics of the first twenty-four pages of Rough Riders, Volume 3: Ride or Die. I have never read an issue of Rough Riders before this volume. But have no fear, gentle reader! The plot …

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Yi Soon Shin: Warrior and Defender

No sorcery, but plenty of sword in a tale to thrill fans of both S&S and action films. http://www.yisoonshin.com/the-series/ An enemy that cannot be resisted meets a man who cannot be defeated in battle. This is the kind of simple, irresistible premise that pulls the money out of my wallet every time. On the surface, the plot of Yi Soon Shin …

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John Carpenter’s 2018 Halloween

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto As a fan of late 20th Century horror, I have seen both ephemeral one-offs and long-lasting series. High in my fanhood are the “Halloween” films, begun by John Carpenter in 1978. The series has wandered around in its time; while the sequel began literally at the end of the first, the third movie took an anthology route, …

Cortex Prime Roleplaying System

Magic Vacuum Design Studio by: Cam Banks Introduction Cortex Prime is a highly modular analog game system that focuses on storytelling and the ability to switch out blocks of core rules like Lego bricks. With a very basic primary set of rules for running the game, mechanics, and character creation, players are able to tell any kind of interactive story …

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The Dragon Prince

Series Directed by: Villads Spangsberg Giancarlo Volpe Meruan Salim Series Writing Credits: Aaron Ehasz Devon Giehl Iain Hendry Justin Richmond Series Cast: Jack De Sena … Callum Paula Burrows … Rayla Sasha Rojen … Ezran Racquel Belmonte … Claudia Jason Simpson … Viren Jesse Inocalla … Soren Jonathan Holmes … Runaan Luc Roderique … Harrow Adrian Petriw … Gren Introduction …

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Travel the roads of Flanaess with the Bards of Greyhawk

Bards of Greyhawk Fantasy literature and rock and roll have often gone hand in hand. From Led Zepplin’s Misty Mountain Hop to Rush’s take on Xanadu, fantasy and science fiction have long played a role in music. Dungeons and Dragons however until recent years, has strangely had little non-parody related material. Enter the Bards of Greyhawk! The Bards of Greyhawk …

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Dick Tracy is Very Much Alive

Guestwriter: John Enfield Writers: Lee Allred, Michael Allred, Laura Allred Artist: Rich Tommaso This review was made possible due to a review copy. How do you introduce a hero, who was very much the product of a bygone era, to a new, modern audience without ruining him for long-time fans? ‘Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive’ comes very close to perfectly …

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The Wicked + The Divine: 1373

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Ryan Kelly This article was made possible through the gift of a review copy. Once again, we return with a stand-alone The Wicked + The Divine. That we can have the main arc interrupted for these one-offs that really only give us more questions than really explain anything and still keep our attention is a testament …