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Analog Games in a Digital World–Part 1: The Good Drow

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles by Chandra Reyer and Timothy Connolly examining the relevance of analog games in a digital world. While much has been written about how alike tabletop games and video games are, not much has been written on how they are different. It’s in this difference that tabletop games still thrive …

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Book Retort: CHESS-MASTERS #1

“I’m professor Louis D. Tarrytown, aka the King!  We are from the 25th century–” explains the King at gunpoint, with arms held high, on page 6 of this wild (dare we say, insane,) action-adventure romp. Bradley Golden (writer) along with Gary Louis McClendon (creator/writer,) Marcelo Salaza (artist/letterer,) and Geraldo Filho (colorist) join forces to deliver the goods in this thrilling …

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Q&A with Matt Hawkins

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing writer Matt Hawkins chime in on SYMMETRY, THINK TANK, and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  It’s been said that SYMMETRY “explores the dark underbelly of Utopia.”  What more could you tell our readers about this tale, without giving too much away? MH:  What price …

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LCARS UI is Highly Logical Captain

I’ve heard and read about how much Jules Verne predicted future science with his novels. Reading them after the fact, gives that impression. The truth though, is that he inspired the march of science. It isn’t so much that he predicted a space launch from Florida as it is that the many scientists he inspired with his work launched from …

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Got Star Wars Rebel Pilots?

Everyone knows Poe, Luke, Wedge, Jek, and Biggs. How about Shara, Ketsu, Thane, Garven, and Greer? Michael Moreci sure knows his Star Wars stuff, and if his latest article at the Star Wars website is any indication, we’ll see plenty more good stuff from him again soon.

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Dance, Magic Pants: Atlanta’s Labyrinth Exhibit

Opening today, timed to coincide with DragonCon and the 30th anniversary of Labyrinth, Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts has put together a special exhibit of items from the Jim Henson movie. Running from September 2, 2016 until September 3, 2017, visitors can see many of the puppets, props, art and even one of David Bowie’s infamous Goblin King costumes on …

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Sneak Peek: Britannia #1

Valiant’s BRITANNIA #1 Grows to 40 Pages with Peter Milligan, Juan Jose Ryp and Raul Allen – Coming in September! Oversized “FUTURE OF VALIANT” Prestige-Format Debut Expands with New Content, Including Exclusive Back Matter by Dr. Karen Klaiber Hersch In the tradition of DIVINITY, bear witness to Valiant’s latest groundbreaking epic! Valiant is proud to announce that BRITANNIA #1 (of …

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Sneak Peek: Aspen Universe Revelations #2

ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS #2 Joshua Hale Fialkov ; JT Krul – Story / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors The most groundbreaking event in Aspen Comics’ history continues!!! For over thirteen years, devoted Aspen Comics fans have clamored for something special…something unique…something…UNIMAGINABLE! Aspen Comics has answered the call for loyal fans and new readers alike! This summer, …

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Sneak Peek: Generation Zero #2

GENERATION ZERO #2 – Fred Van Lente & Francis Portela Live for Destruction in September! Four teenaged walking warheads are about to storm into their deadliest new mission: high school!  Valiant is proud to present your first look inside GENERATION ZERO #2 – the second hard-charging issue of the next must-read series from “THE FUTURE OF VALIANT” initiative! From the …

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Q&A with Daniel Corey

It’s not every day that we get to enjoy seeing writer Daniel Corey chime in on virtual reality and all things indie comics, so let’s do this, with relish. Q:  MORIARTY: ENDGAME: VR looks wild.  What can you tell our readers about that, without giving too much away? DC:  Well, it’s an entirely new way to enjoy comics. VR and …