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Forever Evil #7 – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk check out the final issue of DC’s biggest event series for the New 52.

A satisfactory conclusion to an event that didn’t get off to a good start.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“A disappointing and needlessly delayed conclusion to a disappointing event.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Justice League 3000 #3 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the newest issue of the latest Justice League book from DC Comics.

Justice League 3000 isn’t quite finding its groove yet after a promising start but it still continues to be fun and is far from the worst book on DC’s shelves right now.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Loved that we got more insight into how this world of the future works, but the primary characters aren’t quite working for me. The charm is in the setting and not so much in the characters.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Black Science #3 – Friday Flash Review

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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

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

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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

Justice League 3000 #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the newly-launched Justice League 3000 series from writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis with art by Howard Porter.

Whilst it may not be what I was expecting, Justice League 3000 manages to be a delightful surprise – a strong storyline from Giffen and DeMatteis with some fantastic artwork from Howard Porter. Count me in for more.~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Extremely quirky and unexpected. I am cautious about this one.~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Black Science #1 by Rick Remender – Friday Flash Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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

An absolutely stellar first issue, Black Science might just be Rick Remender’s strongest work yet, and as a result it’s jumped right to the top of my pull list. A must read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“Quite an impressive story about desperation, bad choices and a pulp science fiction core that speaks of great adventures.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Amazing X-Men #1 by Jason Aaron – Friday Flash Review [Shadowhawk/Bane of Kings]

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the newly launched Amazing X-Men series by Jason Aaron and artist Ed McGuinness.

“As a newcomer to the X-titles from Marvel, this new book looks like something I’d definitely enjoy, given how good the first issue was. And it features one of my favourite X-Men so that’s double the amount of fun really.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Jason Aaron delivers a fun reintroduction of Nightcrawler. Whilst this may be yet another X-Book, it’s a damn good X-Book with lots of potential to come.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: Scars (Episode One) By Chris Wraight – Dual Review [Bellarius/Bane of Kings]

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With the release of the first installment of Scars, Bane of Kings and Bellarius give their views on Episode I. The twenty-seventh novel in the New York Times best-selling Horus Heresy series published by Black Library

“An excellent opener to what promises to be another great Horus Heresy novel.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“A fantastic beginning to a new Horus Heresy installment hampered only by a short word length.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

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

Horus Heresy: Galaxy in Flames by Ben Counter – Dual Review [Bane of Kings & Lord of the Night]

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Lord of the Night and Bane of Kings continue their re-reviews of the Horus Heresy Saga, returning this time to the Siege of Isstvann III, the final act of the opening trilogy, written by Ben Counter and published by Black Library.

Galaxy in Flames is the Horus Heresy version of an over-the-top action movie, with an action-packed, page-turning read but little in the development of characters. However, Counter manages to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the last installment of the initial trilogy.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“An enjoyable third novel that while not meeting the same standard as its two predecessors, is still a good book with plenty of incredible moments.” ~Lord of the Night, The Founding Fields