Monthly Archives: January 2014

Black Science #3 – Friday Flash Review

Black Science 03

Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the third issue of one of Image’s newest titles.

“An absolutely stunning issue that works on just about every level that you can imagine. Which is fitting given the central theme of the story in this issue: the onion.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Black Science delivers yet another stunning issue, with Remender, Scalera & White knocking it out of the park yet again. A Must Read” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Death of Integrity by Guy Haley – Book Review [Bellarius]


Returning to the Space Marine Battles series once more, Bellarius takes a look at Guy Haley’s Death of Integrity.

“An unfortunate waste of great potential.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Top 5 Must Read Comics For Wednesday 29 January 2014! [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings,” covers the Top 5 Must Read Comics For Wednesday 29 January 2014, featuring books from Dark Horse, DC, & Image!

Hollow World by Michael J. Sullivan – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings, covers Michael J. Sullivan’s Hollow World, a self-published science fiction novel involving time travel that comes from the author of the epic fantasy series entitled The Riyria Revelations, that were initially self published but now can be found published from Orbit Books.

“An excellent read, Hollow World is a must read for all those who have enjoyed the Riyria Revelations and are looking for something different. Engrossing, imaginative and incredibly awesome – Hollow World may be one of the best books of the year.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Crash by Guy Haley – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk takes a look at the latest novel from Guy Haley for Solaris Books.

“One of the best science fiction novels I’ve read to date, Crash perfectly captures the idea of life at the frontier, one driven by economics and social change. Fascinating is the word that comes to mind.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Deadly Class #1 – Friday Flash Review

Deadly Class #1

Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the first issue of Rick Remender’s second creator-owned title for Image Comics, with artists Wes Craig, Rus Wooton and Lee Loughridge.

Rick Remender delivers a stunning first issue that is the start of something special – you’ll really want to be on board for this series because I can already tell it’s going to be one of the best of the year.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“More confusing than anything, but still a decent first issue.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: Scars by Chris Wraight – Book Review [Bellarius]


Returning to Scars one final time, Bellarius gives his thoughts on Chris Wraight’s novel as a whole.

“An ambitious story set on a grand scale, but lacking in focus and character.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Top 5 Must-Read Comics On 22 January 2014!

Batman #27

Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, covers the the third entry of this series this year, looking at the Top 5 Must-Read Comics on this NCBD, featuring stuff from Dark Horse, Marvel, DC and Image.

Miriam Black #3: The Cormorant by Chuck Wendig – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, turns his attention to the latest novel in the urban fantasy  Miriam Black series, following on from Blackbirds and Mockingbird, entitled The Cormorant, written by the prolific author Chuck Wendig. 

“Chuck Wendig once again excels with another awesome look into the kickass character that is Miriam Black – delivering a page-turning thriller that is a must buy for any readers who enjoyed the first two books. Wendig has created a compelling read here, and The Cormorant might just be one of the best books in the series yet.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Hang Wire by Adam Christopher – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings”, reviews Hang Wire, the latest novel by Angry Robot author Adam Christopher (Empire State, The Age Atomic, Seven Wonders), an urban fantasy book that hits shelves January 28 in the USA and on February 6 in the UK.

“An excellent read, Adam Christopher once again reminds us why he is your go-to writer for awesome urban fantasy as he crafts an unputdownable tale that makes Angry Robot’s 100th Novel an excellent read!” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields