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

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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

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews one of the most talked-about debuts of 2013, a sci-fi grand adventure about starship AIs and revenge.

“A promising book that never takes off, has serious pacing issues and a protagonist who is extremely confusing.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the second issue of the latest Firefly comic, set after the events of the movie Serenity.

An awesome second outing for Zack Whedon and company. Whilst Serenity: Leaves on the Wind may not see the return of the Firefly crew on screen, it’s the next best thing.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Bored and uninterested. That’s all I can think of really.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Comics Round-up 02.02.2014

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings welcome you to the first comics round-up for February.

“A mix of Marvel comics here, with All-New Invaders not being quite up to par but the latest chapter of Revolutionary War is indeed quite impressive. ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Scott Lobdell misfires yet again with Teen Titans, proving that this series is deserving of its cancellation whilst Gail Simone works wonders with the first Volume of  Red Sonja.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Death of Integrity by Guy Haley – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Returning to the Space Marine Battles series once more, Bellarius takes a look at Guy Haley’s Death of Integrity.

“An unfortunate waste of great potential.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Top DC Comics For January 2014 [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk runs down the top DC comics to be looking forward to in January, 2014.

Kayvaan Shrike: Shadow Stalker by Gav Thorpe – Short Story Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at one of the recently released micro-shorts from Black Library as part of their themed Advent Calendar. This is also the tenth review in his Advent Review series and you can check out the full list here.

“A cool little snapshot featuring one of my favourite 40k characters.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Top DC Comics For December [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at the top titles from DC to look out for in the holiday month.

Comics Round-up 01.12.2013

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After a month-and-a-half long break, Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings welcome you to the first comics round-up for December, and the penultimate one for the year.

“For a change, this was a fairly good crop of stories, whether it is the always amazing Paul Dini’s Zatanna or the other supernatural of DCU with Dan DiDio’s Phantom Stranger, which turned out to be fairly decent, especially once J. M. DeMatteis stepped in for scripting duties. ” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files delivers a solid standalone graphic novel, whilst Brian Wood impresses with Mara. Over at Zenescope, Robyn Hood: Wanted is entertaining and fun whilst Corinna Beckho impresses with the first volume of the second Star Wars: Legacy series, set 138 years after the events of Star Wars: A New Hope.” ” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Top DC Comics For November [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at and talks about the top DC comics to watch out for in November, single issues and graphic novels alike.