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Magic Vacuum Design Studio Acquires Cortex License

It was announced today that game designer Cam Banks has acquired the Cortex™ license from Margaret Weis Productions. Margaret Weis will be retiring from the development of tabletop games, to concentrate on her novels and the film adaptation of Star of the Guardians, which was announced as a movie in development some time ago. Cam Banks has always handled any …

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The All New Etsy Round-up

The thing about Etsy, other than it being a dangerous place, is that it changes constantly, like the inventory in a used bookstore. So, I’ve once again been browsing what’s there in the way of tabletop game themed products. I’ve picked five more new items that really caught my eye while browsing. It’s actually difficult to limit myself to just …

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Q&A with Jim Ward

It’s a Multiverse Q&A with Jim Ward It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing writer Jim Ward chime in on DEITIES & DEMIGODS and all things tabletop RPG, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  The fortieth anniversary year of 1st edition AD&D is nigh.  DEITIES & DEMIGODS was a big part of that edition’s success.  What …

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Book Retort: REMOTE V01

“KBRF AM 530 first on your radio dial. It’s Samantha. I’ll be with you all night and taking your calls.” — Samantha Stanton, on the airwaves (and unaware of the zombie outbreak…or aware but…well…you’ll see) Hats off to Double Take Comics again, for this tasty combination of clever homage, dark zombie horror, wild twists, adult situations, and comedy relief.  REMOTE volume …

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KIM NEWMAN’S ANNO DRACULA COMES TO COMICS!

The award-winning horror series creeps into an all-new series from Titan Comics in 2017 Titan Comics is pleased to announce the upcoming release of an all-new comic series based on the best selling ANNO DRACULA novels, written by creator Kim Newman with art by Paul McCaffrey (The Third Doctor). The Anno Dracula novels depict an alternate 19th-century history where the …

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Q&A with Tyler Carpenter

It’s a MULTIVERSE Q&A with TYLER CARPENTER. It’s not every day that Tyler Carpenter gets to chime in on DEMONS and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  Which classic covert ops and/or police procedural tales would you say had the biggest influence on you, as a writer?  And is there any one classic tale in …

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Sneak Peek: SAVAGE #2

Sneak Peek:  SAVAGE #2 – The Primal Origin of Valiant’s Fiercest New Hero Rages on in December! Valiant is proud to present your first look inside SAVAGE #2 (of 4) – the next bone-splintering chapter of the year’s most intense, must-read first appearance! In the wake of DIVINITY and BRITANNIA, join acclaimed writer B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick) and explosive …

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Book Retort: KILL ALL MONSTERS V01 (RUINS OF PARIS)

Hats off to the creative team behind KILL ALL MONSTERS (published by Alterna Comics.)  Michael May (writer,) spins a yarn here that’s filled with plenty of characters who readers of all ages can identify with and care about.  Jason Copland (illustrator,) draws/inks with a pleasantly-minimalist style that really brings the tale to life in admirable fashion.  From a panel layout …

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Q&A with Chet Minton

Welcome to a MULTIVERSE Q&A with CHET MINTON. It’s not every day that illustrator Chet Minton gets to chime in on LONG HARE STUDIOS and all things art, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  How did your journey as an illustrator begin? CM: There was never truly one day, when I turned around and decided that I was going …