Category Archives: Titan Books

Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Warfare by Jason Fry and Paul R. Urquhart – Book Review [Bellarius]


Returning once more to the realm of Star Wars, Bellarius takes a brief look at one last hurrah by the Expanded Universe before it was bulldozed away by the same director who dumbed down Star Trek to an action film franchise.

“A superbly written and concise piece which stretches across millennia, giving the full scope of just how massive the galaxy far, far away once truly was.” – Bellarius

The Top 5 Must Read Comics Hitting Shelves This NCBD! (15 October 2014)


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at the top five comics that you should keep an eye out for being released from a wide variety of publishers today.

Koko Takes A Holiday by Kieran Shea – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews Koko Takes A Holiday by Kieran Shea, the first in a Cyberpunk series from Titan Books.

An excellent, fun cyberpunk novel with a kickass female lead character. Koko Takes A Holiday is a fast paced, awesome novel that comes highly recommended. You won’t want to pass this one by.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields



The Spider Wars #1: The Burning Dark by Adam Christopher – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” covers the latest novel by Empire State author Adam Christopher, a dark sci-fi book that is his first for a publisher outside of Angry Robot – Titan Books in the UK and and Tor in the USA. This book is the first in the Spider Wars series, and was released today (25 March) in the UK and the USA.

“An excellent book that reads like a haunted house novel in space. Very cinematic, reading like a thriller – The Burning Dark looks different from Christopher’s previous novels and really works – this is one book that you won’t want to miss. Recommneded.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

The Jedi Path by Dan Wallace – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius returns to the Galaxy Far, Far Away once more to take a look at The Jedi Path by Daniel Wallace.

“A brilliant starting place for any fan hungering to learn more of the Jedi Order” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Alien: The Illustrated Story by Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson – Comic Review [Bellarius]


Opting to take another look at comic adaptations, Bellarius sees what the combined team of Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson can do when they are given Alien.

“Maintaining the suspense, terror and visual brilliance of the film, Alien: The Illustrated Story proves to be an adaptation worth any fan’s time.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual by Lee Brimmicombe-Wood – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius takes a detour away from novels to look at the Aliens: Colonial Marines Technical Manual by Lee Brimmicombe-Wood.

“The best thing to happen to the Aliens mythos in decades!” – The Founding Fields

Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr. Moreau by Guy Adams – Bane of Kings [Book Review]


Bane of Kings reviews The Army of Dr. Moreau, a Sherlock Holmes novel by Guy Adams, published by Titan Books.

“A great read. Most Sherlock Holmes fans will find something that they like in Adams’ latest tale of the World’s Greatest Detective .” ~The Founding Fields

The Twenty-Year Death by Ariel S. Winter – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

20 Year Death

Bane of Kings reviews the highly acclaimed noir crime novel The Twenty-Year Death, published by Hard Case Crime (Titan Books) and written by Ariel S. Winter. 

“An original, if flawed, entertaining peice of noir fiction with a fantastic premise. ~The Founding Fields

Batman: The Dark Knight Rises Novelization by Greg Cox – Movie Tie-In Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings reviews the novelization of Christopher Nolan’s final Batman movie: The Dark Knight Rises, adapted by Greg Cox and published by Titan Books.

“An epic story, some amazing set-pieces and moves at a spectacularly fast pace, the novel may not be as good as the film but it’s something that shouldn’t be overlooked.” ~The Founding Fields