Monthly Archives: July 2013

Top DC Comics For August [Shadowhawk]

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

Top 5 Comics For 31 July 2013

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In a new feature that replaces the Top 20 Comics of each week, Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, hones down on 5 specific titles, allowing more time for an explanation as to why they’re included – featuring books from DC, Vertigo and Marvel Comics. 

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Horus Heresy: Vulkan Lives by Nick Kyme – Advance Dual Review [Bane of Kings/Bellarius]

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Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, and Bellarius both have contrasting opinions on Vulkan Lives, the twenty-sixth novel in the New York Times best-selling Horus Heresy series published by Black Library.

“An entertaining novel with a brilliant premise that, whilst not quite delivering its full potential, offers a great look into two principal characters – Vulkan himself, and Konrad Curze, the Primarch of the Night Lords.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Vulkan is Dead on Arrival.” ~Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks- Audiobook Review [djinn24]

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djinn24 reviews the audiobook for The Way of Shadow, book one of The Night Angle trilogy by Brent Weeks Read by Paul Boehmer, published by Orbit books in October 2008, Finalist for the David Gemmell Legend’s award.

A mix of the shadow arts and magic makes this book a winner – The Founding Fields

Three by Jay Posey Giveaway (Angry Robot) – Update


Shadowhawk and The Founding Fields present another giveaway, courtesy once again of the great folks at Angry Robot.

“A debut novel by a game designer and a cover that evokes Assassin’s Creed. If that doesn’t sound promising, then nothing else does.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

The String Diaries

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” shares his thoughts on The String Diaries, published by Headline Books. 

“An awesome, engaging and unputdownable novel with a wealth of content and mystery to explore. Highly Recommended.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

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Cast No Shadow by James Swallow – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk reviews the tie-in sequel novel to the superhit Star Trek film The Undiscovered Country, the sixth in the Star Trek filmsverse.

“A very satisfying continuation to what was already a great film. A near-perfect sequel guest-starring some of the TOS crew.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Legends of the Duskwalker: Three by Jay Posey – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on the Angry Robot published Three, written by Jay Posey.

“A fun, action packed read that serves as a solid debut – I’m on board for Book Two for certain.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Red Sonja #1 by Gail Simone – Friday Flash Review [Shadowhawk]

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Shadowhawk takes a look at the first issue of the rebooted Red Sonja as the TFF Friday Comics Reviews finally get a name-branding.

“This is exactly the sort of first issue I was looking for and I can say with full confidence that Gail Simone is off to a rocking start!” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Hunger #1 by Joshua Hale Fialkov – Friday Flash Review [Bane of Kings]

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Bane of Kings takes a look at the first issue of a new Marvel event mini-series as the TFF Friday Comics Reviews finally get a name branding!

“A wonderful opener that almost makes up for the failure of Age of Ultron in its own way, kick-starting the mini-series in a way that not only continues on from AoU, but also allows itself to be accessible to newcomers who have avoided Marvel’s latest event.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields