Spider-Verse Team Up #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the latest tie-in mini-series for Marvel’s Spider-Verse event.

“After my disillusionment with both the end of Original Sin and the start of Avengers & X-Men: Axis, Spider-Verse seems to be going all-out in every way possible and Spider-Verse Team-Up #1 is pretty damn awesome.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Fans of Spider-Man will find something to love here. It might not be essential to the main events of Spider-Verse, but that doesn’t stop it from being great fun to read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Antisense by R. P. Marshall – Book Review [PublishingPush.com]

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PublishingPush.com has joined forces with thefoundingfields.com to bring you additional reviews of indie books from fantastic authors! This is the debut post of what I’m sure is going to be a long and enjoyable relationship. -CP

Antisense by R.P.Marshall
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (1 Nov 2013)

“A compelling, original and persuasive debut.” – Harry Bingham. Author of the Money Makers.

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling #1) by Erika Johansen – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

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Lady Salvatore finds an exciting start
to a brand new fantasy trilogy in
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

“Incredible world building and fantastic characters! What a book!” – Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields

Justice League United Annual #1 – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the latest issue of DC’s Justice League United ongoing.

“The Legion of Superheroes return as Lemire pits them against the Justice League United in a way that’s bound to entertain.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“This reads unlike any Jeff Lemire comic I’ve read to date, and that’s not a good thing in this case.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Commonwealth: Chronicles of the Fallers #1: The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews The Abyss Beyond Dreams, the first novel in the Commonwealth: Chronicles of the Fallen Duology, written by the awesome science fiction writer, Peter F. Hamilton. This book is published by Del Ray Books. 

 

“An excellent, imaginative novel that could well end up being one of the year’s best. Peter F. Hamilton has given us another winner.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

Deadpool: The Wedding of Deadpool by Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn, Mike Hawthorne and Scott Koblish – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Giving a rare look at a modern Marvel comic he doesn’t despise, Bellarius thumbs through the pages of The Wedding of Deadpool by a variety of authors who know the character best.

“It’s Deadpool doing whathe does best, with the writers offering a constant barrage of fourth wall breaking gags, gore and explosions. The joke is great, but begins to wear more than a little thin by the end.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Shattered Sea #1: Half A King by Joe Abercrombie – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo aka “Bane of Kings”, looks at Half a King, the first book in an epic The Shattered Sea trilogy, from popular adult fantasy author Joe Abercrombie. Half a King is his first young adult novel, and is published by Harper Voyager in the UK.

“An excellent novel that’s one of 2014’s best. Joe Abercrombie is one of fantasy’s strongest authors no matter the target audience, and Half a King is an incredible success that fans of both adult and young adult fiction alike will enjoy.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

Inquisitor Ascendant by Dan Abnett and Simon Coleby – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Digging up another forgotten remnant of Black Library’s past, Bellarius gives his thoughts on Inquisitor Ascendant.

“A classic example of how even the perfect writer for a comic can still produce dreck beyond comprehension.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

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

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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.

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore – Book Review [Lady Salvatore]

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Lady Salvatore tests the theory that the
beach read thriller Bittersweet is a contender
to be as great as Donna Tartt’s The Secret History.

 

“While intriguing, Bittersweet doesn’t quite pack the punch of The Secret History,” Lady Salvatore, The Founding Fields