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I’m Very Concerned About My Luggage

Part 1 in a 8 Part Miniseries Scary Larry’s House Of Universal Horror   The Jo(h)ns and The Manster welcome America’s Sweetheart Larry Dwyer back to the show, this time to talk all about a certain 1931 vampire classic…Dracula! A historical film gets it’s respect from the guys but also elicits plenty of laughter. Is Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 24, 596 CY

Grewhawk

At the end of last session, the half-orc warrior Giraud had broken the large, gem-like structure that had ensnared the soul-spirits of most of his fellow explorers. Using magical items borrowed from the others, he was able to protect himself and destroy the gemoid, with the hopes that all involved would be saved. Nearby, the Read More

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A Novel Review: Made to Kill

It isn’t often that a book catches me with its cover, but Adam Christopher’s Made to Kill did just that. Two dimensional art deco of a robot in a trenchcoat and fedora? You better believe I’d check that out. Published by Tor Books late last year, Made to Kill tells the story of Raymond Electromatic, Read More

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26 Comics that Affected Me

Spreading the word about excellent comic book series has always been a passion of mine. Typically I tend to focus on one or a small handful at a time, giving each a good amount of attention, hopefully sending some interested parties to them. For this, I’ll be picking a single title from each letter of Read More

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Iron Mike Sharpe Trash-talks Death to a Grudge Match (or: Noisy Ring Warrior Pinned for Final Time)

The world of professional wrestling has always been filled with larger-than-life personalities, many saddled with gaudy nicknames in keeping with the colorful lives played out for fans. Names like Haystacks Calhoun, Classy Freddie Blassie, Gorilla Monsoon or the unforgettable Rowdy Roddy Piper set the tone for the currently-named WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment. Weekends were loaded Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 21-24, 596 CY

Grewhawk

The group had been nearly wiped out due to a magical device in a tower of the Baron Zaro. After the loss of one more member, Morton took action to return the survivors home and bring the others back to the land of the living. Once back in the Flanaess, the five remaining comrades took Read More

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State of the Industry – December 2015

The final month of 2015 had sales of comics settle down somewhat, as the Xmas shopping season drove to a conclusion. Comic titles with sales of 100k or more dropped from 13 in November to six for this month. DC and Marvel split the top six with three each, with Marvel taking six of the Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 17-22, 596 CY (Including Days 5-9)

Grewhawk

Following much debate and a regrouping of the entire party, they forewent any continued search for the Baron, who all now agree is a wampyr. Choosing instead to explore the seemingly abandoned castle, the group went up a large tower that had and entrance in the interior part of the castle’s ground floor. Nearing the Read More

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Note the Passing…

The weekend of January 9th through the 10th of 2016 was progressively harsh to fans of creative works, largely in regards to music with the passing of David Bowie at the age of 69. As many, many better and more informed people have written huge amounts to the rememberance of him, I’ll be brief. Bowie Read More

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The Great Game, Harvester 17, 596 CY (Day 5 – continued, part 2)

Grewhawk

The party had just finished with a fight with some flying, humanoid critters at the bottom of a large stairwell leading deep beneath the castle of Baron Zaro. The Baron himself had disappeared earlier, after a pitched battle initiated by Giraud. Nadrine took stock of the injured within the company and ministered some healing, starting Read More

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Sir Jon’s Comic Book Review – Swamp Thing #1

DC Comics have done little to attract my attention as a reader since the inception of their “New 52” Universe, which drove me away in ways my similes and metaphors cry about. Some things, mostly from their withered Vertigo line of titles, find me interested, if I’m not at least skimming them. A few ideas Read More

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