Monthly Archives: December 2013

Jet! by Phil Phoenix – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius sits down to look at another release in the science fiction genre, this time JET! by Phil Phoenix.

“Despite good elements, JET’s ideas are unrefined and the execution lacklustre.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

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London Falling by Paul Cornell – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

London Falling

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews London Falling, written by Paul Cornell, creator of fan-favourite Doctor Who episodes Human Nature/The Family of Blood. This London-set Urban Fantasy novel is published by Tor Books in the UK.

“Paul Cornell doesn’t disappoint with the start of what is hopefully a brilliant new series, giving the reader one of the best London-centric Urban Fantasy books yet, and as a result it’s one of the best reads of 2013. This truly is an excellent read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Stormseer by David Annandale – eNovella Review [Bellarius]


Taking a look at another of Black Library’s ebooks, Bellarius sees what David Annandale’s Stormseer has to offer readers.

“A high speed tale of fate, choice and sacrifice; everything a Warhammer novella should be.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Votum Infernus by Nick Kyme – eBook Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius finished off the Legion of the Damned collection with Votum Infernus by Nick Kyme.

“A solid tale of retribution and brutality, the best kind for the Legion.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Advance Review: Cemetery Girl Book 1: The Pretenders by Charlaine Harris & Christopher Golden – Graphic Novel Review [Bane of Kings]

Cemetery Girl Vol. 1

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, writes an Advance Review of Cemetery Girl Book One, The Pretenders, written by Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden, the first in the Cemetery Girl trilogy, illustrated by artist Don Kramer and published by Jo Fletcher Books. It’ll hit shelves on January 7.

“Jo Fletcher Books prove that they can do no wrong with their first graphic novel that they’ve published – Charlaine Harris and Christopher Golden help make this book stand out as an incredibly strong first entry to the trilogy. I’ll certainly be sticking around for more.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Black Science #2 by Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera – Friday Flash Review

Black Science #2

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the new issue for Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera’s new series from Image Comics.

“Where the first issue was all weird SF adventure, the second issue is human drama, and the soft switch is glorious.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Rick Remender knocks it out of the park again, proving why that just two issues in Black Science is one of the best new comics of 2013. This gets my highest recommendation ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Ship of the Damned by C Z Dunn – Short Story Review [Bellarius]


After some delays, Bellarius returns to the Legion of the Damned short stories with C Z Dunn’s Ship of the Damned.

“Fast paced and detailed, Dunn keeps you wanting to see what happens to the characters next.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Top 5 Must Read Comics On Wednesday 18 October 2013

Star Wars Legacy #10

 Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, runs down the Top Marvel, Image, DC & Dark Horse Comics that he believes are”Must Reads” for this latest New Comic Book Day.

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Blades of The Old Empire by Anna Kashina (Angry Robot)


Shadowhawk takes a look at the cover for the upcoming debut novel by author Anna Kashina, published by Angry Robot Books.

“Another fantastic cover from Angry Robot that takes its place alongside the other great covers that the publisher has put out over the last two years. Artist Alejandro Colucci has definitely delivered on this one.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Khârn: The Eightfold Path by Anthony Reynolds – Audio Drama Review [Bellarius]


Looking once more at the Lord of the Space Marines shorts, Bellarius picks out Khârn: The Eightfold Path by Anthony Reynolds for analysis.

“Brief, bloody and insightful, Khârn: The Eightfold Path sets the standard for all future short audio stories.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields