Seinen Manga: Maturity in Japanese Manga
 

Seinen Manga: Maturity in Japanese Manga

Article

 
Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff
 

Godsgrave

Review

 
Matthew De Abaitua Interview – The Red Men US Release
 

Matthew De Abaitua

Interview - The Red Men US Release

 

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Kantara: Issue One by Wyrlwynd

Kantara: Issue One by Wyrlwynd
4.5

Imagine that everything you had ever known and loved was taken from you in a sea of blood and fire; a wave of destruction made all the more senseless by the fact your people were innocent of any crime save for being ignorant to what the invaders desired. It’s a fantasy plot that has existed […]

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Adam and Eve: Bizarre Love Triangle in the Zombie Apocalypse – Volume One

Adam and Eve: Bizarre Love Triangle in the Zombie Apocalypse – Volume One
5

One of the most popular conversations that nerds around the world engage in is the classic scenario of what would we do during the zombie apocalypse. Recent events in the news have begun to bring this conversation a new sense of urgency, as some are actually beginning to whisper that the end is nigh and […]

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The Hunger Games Movie Review

The Hunger Games Movie Review 

When a novel (or in this case, a series of novels) gain enough recognition, fame, and merchandise to warrant a film adaptation, there is always a mixed bag of reactions that go along with it. General audiences will normally turn with a mild passing interested at the idea. And for a time, profits for the […]

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Jenny Romanchuk Interview

Jenny Romanchuk Interview 

After I had put up my review of Jenny Romanchuk’s webcomic, The Zombie Hunters, I had gotten in touch with the artist and writer to discuss the creation of her series, the process involved in this medium, and what sort of promises and pitfalls it may offer. To say nothing of a question I’m sure […]

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The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks

The Scions of Shannara by Terry Brooks
4

We interrupt my regular schedule of reviews to bring up a matter that has caused me to give pause and reflect on things of late. This January (as in the very January we were so ensconced in when I wrote this review) marks my Silver Anniversary alive and kicking on this globe we call our […]

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Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
5

Just the other day I was reviewing my workload and the collection of works I have submitted when something horrific dawned on me: that for someone who calls himself a contributor to Fantasy-Faction.com, I have reviewed very few actual fantasy novels. My bookshelves (yes I’m using the plural) and Kindle are full to the brim […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling
4.5

So, after my previous Harry Potter review, I had another look at my copies of Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Yeah, turns out I got the ACTUAL copies from Hogwart’s library. Who knew, eh? Though I imagine the fact one book has been trying to gnaw on my […]

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Mark Tufo Interview

Mark Tufo Interview 

Month of the Living Dead (aka October) featured two novels by independent novelist Mark Tufo – a former Marine turned regular working man who took his life experiences, a few what-if scenarios, and created the Zombie Fallout series. Just before September was out, Mark and I sat down over a steaming bowl of MSN (and […]

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Night of the Living Dead – 1968 Version

Night of the Living Dead – 1968 Version 

With week five of the Month of the Living Dead, we come to the climax of not only our celebration of the undead, but of the month itself on that most appropriate of days: October 31st. Call it Halloween, call it Day of the Innocents or Samhain if you’re of the Wiccan/Neodruid/various Pagan movements; today […]

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Zombie Fallout Three: The End… by Mark Tufo

Zombie Fallout Three: The End… by Mark Tufo
4

Like a zombie catching the scent of fresh meat over an old kill, the sun rises on yet another week for the Month of the Living Dead. As we see the approaching end of week four, it makes me think back to how we started this with a certain sequel. Well, now it’s time for […]

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The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From the Living Dead by Max Brooks

The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From the Living Dead by Max Brooks
5

Here in week three of Month of the Living Dead, we come now to a piece of the zombie library that probably should have been addressed at the beginning of the month, but I favored book-ending over preparation in this case. Yeah, that’s what kills every zombie victim, isn’t it? Lack of preparation and ignorance […]

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Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages by J. K. Rowling
5

It’s amazing what you’ll find in your personal library when you look around, isn’t it? While perusing through my bookshelves for something to review, I came across a pair of books that I frankly didn’t even know were part of my collection. I had hinted in my previous review for the first Harry Potter novel […]

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