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Velvet #3 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the third issue of Brubaker and Epting’s new series for Image Comics.

“Intensely fun and engaging.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Amazing. Velvet is just superb – Brubaker and Epting are at the top of their game. Unmissable.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Velvet #2 by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the second issue of Brubaker and Epting’s new series for Image Comics.

“Some nice revelations plus some great action all mean that the series avoids the sophomore slump and continues strongly.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Absolutely awesome. Velvet #2 gets a 5/5 stars and proves to establish itself as one of the best new series of 2013. If you missed the first issue then go back and check it out – it’s essential stuff” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Velvet #1 by Ed Brubaker – Friday Flash Review [Bane of King/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk review the first issue in a new creator-owned series by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting.

An excellent opening to what looks set to be a very strong series. Count me in for more.~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Quite a slow-burner, and a rather interesting take on the espionage game.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The Lives of Tao by Wesley Chu Giveaway (Angry Robot) – Wnners Announced

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Shadowhawk and The Founding Fields present the second book giveaway of the year, courtesy once again of the great folk at Angry Robot Books.

“If you are looking for a book that is part international espionage thriller, part alien invasion, and full on rocking fun, then this is the one you should be reading.” ~Shadowhawk

Random House Double – A Conspiracy of Alchemists and The Hammer of Angels [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews two more upcoming novels by Del Rey/Random House, the steampunk adventure A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz and the spy thriller The Hammer of Angels by G.T. Almasi, the second of his Shadowstorm series.

On A Conspiracy of Alchemists:A truly fantastic steampunk debut, A Conspiracy of Alchemists is one of the most engaging novels I’ve read in recent weeks.” ~The Founding Fields

On The Hammer of Angels: “Not exactly as good as his debut, Almasi still tells a masterful story about identity, revenge and family against the backdrop of a Cold War-era styled world.” ~The Founding Fields

The Right Hand by Derek Haas – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the latest spy thriller from acclaimed author Derek Haas.

“Quite often brilliant, The Right Hand is one of my favourite reads of recent months. I’d love a sequel to this! ~The Founding Fields

Comics Round-up 15.12.2012

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Bellarius joins Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings for the second comics round-up for December.

“Some good, some bad, just like any other month really.” ~Shadowhawk

A mixed bag for Marvel Now and a fresh take on the Man of Steel.” ~Bane of Kings

“Some very disappointing reading this time around.” ~Bellarius