Monthly Archives: June 2013

Top Marvel Comics For July [Bane of Kings]

Guardians of the Galaxy #5

In comparison to Shadowhawk’s look at DC Comics’ upcoming July Comics, Bane of Kings runs down a list of Marvel titles hitting shelves in July 2013, with a focus on single issues as well as graphic novels. 

Top DC Comics for July [Shadowhawk]

He-Man Volume 1

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

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The Collector: The Big Reap by Chris F. Holm – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

The Big Reap

Bane of Kings writes an Advance Review of The Big Reap by Chris F. Holm, the third instalment in the Angry-Robot published Collector Series, which hits shelves 30 July in the US, and 1 August in the UK. 

“A page turning story that will have you on the edge of your seats from the get go. Chris F. Holm’s third outing for Sam Thorton delivers a great storyline, and provides readers with the best novel in the series yet. Fans of the previous two books will love this one.” ~The Founding Fields

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Lazarus #1 by Greg Rucka – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

Lazarus #1

Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk review the first issue of Greg Rucka and Michael Lark’s new creator-owned series from Image Comics.

An excellent first issue; Greg Rucka’s Lazarus is something that you’ll want to keep an eye out for.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Violence. Introspection. Honour. Family. All in a handful of pages from Rucka and drawn beautifully by Lark. This is definitely a series to watch out for.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Hawkeye Vol. 1: My Life As A Weapon by Matt Fraction – Graphic Novel Review [Bane of Kings]

Hawkeye My Life as a Weapon

Bane of Kings writes a review of Hawkeye Vol 1: My Life As A Weapon by Matt Fraction, with art from David Aja, published by Marvel Comics

“The best Marvel title currently on shelves at the moment – if you’re a comic fan and you haven’t read an issue of Hawkeye, you’re doing it wrong.” ~The Founding Fields

Dawn of the Jedi: Into The Void by Tim Lebbon – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

Into the Void

Shadowhawk reviews the latest Star Wars novel from Del Rey, set in the old, old era known as the Dawn of the Jedi.

“A flawed but entertaining look at the Jedi in their infancy that also promises to be quite fun overall.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

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The Top 20 Comics That You Should Be Looking Out For On 26 June 2013

Lazarus #1

Bane of Kings runs down the Top 20 Comics That You Should Be Looking Out For On 26 June 2013 from various publishers.

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Recon One-Five: A Nineteen Galaxies Novel by John Charles Scott – Book Review [Bellarius]


Taking a break from major publishers, Bellarius reviews the science fiction military novels Recon One-Five by John Charles Scott.

“A flawed gem of a novel which is the epitome of love it or hate it” – The Founding Fields

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The Fightin’ SceeVees by Kal-El Bogdanove – Short Story Review [Eroldren]

The Fightin' SceeVees - Mr. Jack

Eroldren concludes his spotlight review over Blizzard’s Heart of the Swarm short story series.

“Don’t disregard SCVs let alone Raider SCV; they’re quite hardy and a delightful company.” – The Founding Fields

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Dark Side by PT Deutermann – Audiobook Review [djinn24]


Larry reviews the book and audiobook of Dark Side by PT Deutermann, read by Dick Hill. Published on St Martin’s Press. Originally published on December 1st, 2002

A dark grim thriller about a murder at Annapolis, a smashing good read – The Founding Fields

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