Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Willful Child by Steven Erikson – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Willful Child is a standalone science fiction parody novel from popular fantasy author Steven Erikson, responsible for the epic Malazan series. You can find this novel published by Tor. 

“A fun, entertaining Star Trek parody that is consistently entertaining and accessible to all fans of Space Opera, whether they’ve seen Star Trek or not.” ~Bane of Kings, 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

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

Inquisitor-Ascendant

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

Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the primer for the new Green Lanterns crossover even, starring the New Gods as they set out to take on Darkseid once and for all.

“A flawed but promising start to the latest Green Lantern epic.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Often quite confusing and even a bit muddled at times, this is an interesting lead-in for the next big Green Lanterns crossover, and also quite ambitious.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Doctor Who: The Crawling Terror by Mike Tucker – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, covers The Crawling Terror, the latest Doctor Who tie-in novel to feature Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman’s Clara Oswald, published by BBC Books in the UK.

“A fast paced, entertaining novel that reads very much like an episode of the series. It’s always fun, blending some wacky conspiracies with interesting enemies to keep the momentum high throughout the novel.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

 

 

The Transformers: Regeneration One Vol. 1-4 By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Returning once more to the realm of transforming robots, Bellarius delivers his thoughts on Regeneration One by Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman.

“The final end of the Great War could not be in better hands.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Blood of Asaheim by Chris Wraight – Book Review [Bellarius]

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Getting back on track, Bellarius returns once more with a Black Library review, this time looking at Chris Wraight’s Blood of Asaheim.

“Buy any other Space Wolf novel.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Young World by Chris Weitz – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, shares his thoughts on the latest dystopian young adult novel to hit shelves, The Young World a trilogy opener and a debut novel of film director Chris Weitz, published by Little Brown Books For Young Readers. 

“A blockbuster movie waiting to happen. Whilst it has potential and plenty of cool scenes as well as an intriguing ending twist, don’t expect this to blow you out of the water. However, despite the fact that it may have plenty of problems, you will probably be able to get at least some enjoyment out of it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields