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Book Review: The Choice – Using Conscious Thought and Physics of the Mind to Reshape the World – Author Mike Bara


The Choice: Using Conscious Thought and Physics of the Mind to Reshape the World By now if you have been keeping up with the literary reads on current events, subjections, projections, and new age concern, you have most likely been thru a dozen or more books that try and break down the metaphysical change that is just beyond the horizon. ...

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Book Review: Spooksville – The Bone Jangels Cases – Issue 1


SPOOKSVILLE: THE BONE JANGLES CASES #1 (COMIC) Writer: Justin Fox Artist: John C. Narcomey Jr. Editor: Daryl Auclair Publisher:High Tower Comics Publication Date: 2008 Format: B&w- 32 pages Price: $5.00 “Welcome to Spooksville. A demented city full of ghouls and ghosts. One particular ghoul is the skeleton detective, Bone Jangles. In this premiere issue, Bone Jangles must protect the Eyeball ...

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Book Review: Stay Dead – The Stranger and Tunnel Rats – Author Steve Wands


STAY DEAD: THE STRANGER AND TUNNEL RATS Author Steve Wands Published by Apparatus Revolution Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black & White – 46 pages Price: $4.99 for hard copy, free for download “They had the sickness. At least that’s what some people were calling it, as if a bottle of cough syrup would set you right again. Jennifer—unsure of how ...

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Book Review: Frank Frazettas Swamp Demon – Issue 1


FRANK FRAZETTA’S SWAMP DEMON #1 (ONE-SHOT) (Comics) Writer: Joshua Ortega Art & Cover art by: Josh Medors & Jay Fotos Variant covers by: Frank Frazetta & Nat Jones From Image Comics Publication Date: 2008 Format: Full Color, 32 pages Price: $3.99 SYNOPSIS: Another one of Frank Frazetta’s classic paintings comes to life with the “Frank Frazetta’s Swamp Demon” one-shot. This ...

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Book Review: Witch Craft – Compiled by Margaret McGuire & Alicia Kachmar


WITCH CRAFT: WICKED ACCESSORIES, CREEPY-CUTE TOYS, MAGICAL TREATS, & MORE! (HARD COVER) Compiled by Margaret McGuire & Alicia Kachmar Published by Quirk Classics Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color – 96 pages Price: $14.95 “Double, double, toil and trouble! The instructions in Witch Craft will help you conjure up 25 totally wicked treasures – everything from vampire bite necklaces to graveyard ...

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Book Review: Kick-Ass: Creating the Comic, Making the Movie – Author Mark Millar


Well hopefully when you pick up this sharp little read, you’d have already seen the movie it’s referring to. The book in a sense is an overview and tribute. Chock full of color photos, production stills, set designs, drawings, comic rendering, actor profiles, script breakdowns and a whole lot more….it’s easy to say that the book like the movie “kicks ...

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Book Review: Biblio Vampiro – Author Robert Curran


Biblio Vampiro: An Essential Guide to Vampires and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them In my opinion one of the coolest things that I’ve seen with the increase in vampire visibility the last few years is the emergence of even cooler looking books published. Content aside, the publishers really go all out with all the visual treats and this edition titled ...

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Book Review: Autobiography of a Werewolf Hunter – Author Brain P. Easton


The werewolf. Simply put a monster of legend that has been, for the most part, ignored in modern horror. Vampires are all the rage in current pop culture leaving a void where the lycanthrope should be right along side them. Brain P. Easton remedies the lack of werewolves in new dark fiction with a vengeance in his amazing new novel ...

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Book Review: Johnny Halloween – Author Norman Partridge


Johnny Halloween: Norman Partridge “Norman Partridge’s Halloween novel, Dark Harvest, was chosen as one of Publishers Weekly’s 100 Best Books of 2006. A Bram Stoker Award winner and World Fantasy nominee, Partridge’s rapid-fire tale of a small town trapped by its own shadows welcomed a wholly original creation, the October Boy, earning the author comparisons to Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, ...

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Book Review: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die – Editor Steven Jay Schneider


It’s probably safe to say that the sci fi movies of generations are perhaps the most iconic of our film history sporting images of aliens, spaceships, alternate worlds and tales of fantastical proportion. As another entry into the featured films books, “101 Sci fi movies” surely captures the essence of the sci fi revolution. 1920’s carried forward to current, there ...

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Book Review: Blokes Tomb of Horror – Issue 2


BLOKES TOMB OF HORROR #2 (COMIC) Writer: Eric Schock Writers: Jason Crawley, Enrico Teodorani,Francesca Paolucci,Andrea Teodorani,Maurizio Ercole Artists: Ju Gomez,Andrea Bulgarelli,Fernando Ignatius,Matteo Fioramonti,Alessio Nocerino,Manolo,Maurizio Ercole Cover Artist: Silvano Cover Colors: Maximilian T.Plissken Publisher: Virus Comix Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 52 pages Price: $4.99 “Featuring 7 tales of terror, Virus Comix is proud to present the second issue ...

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Book Review: Biomega – Vol 2


BIOMEGA Vol 2 (COMIC) Writer & Artist: Tsutomu Niehi Translator: John Werry English Adaptation: Stan! Editors: Mike Montesa, Andrew McKeon Publisher: Viz Media Publication Date: 2010 Format: Full Color – 216 pages Price: $12.99 “After capturing Eon Green, DRF forces are amassing around Toa Heavy Industry headquarters and have taken Dr. Kurokawa and his daughter into custody. Zoichi must attempt ...

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Book Review: Asian Cult Cinema Magazine – Issue 62


ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE – ISSUE#62 by Thomas Weissner Published by ASIAN CULT CINEMA Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color / BW – 62 pages Price: $6 Sporting an attractive cover featuring the 2 baddest sword fighting asian heroines to come out of over the top cinema comes Tokyo Gore Police Vs. Chanbara Beauty. In case your unfamiliar with the films ...

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Book Review: Asian Cult Cinema Magazine – Issue 57


ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE – ISSUE#57 by Thomas Weissner Published by ASIAN CULT CINEMA Publication Date: 2008 Format: Color / BW – 62 pages Price: $6 It’s probably fitting that my first issue to review from “Asian Cult Cinema” Magazine is an extra special one. Being a huge lover of Asian Horror films and never really getting all the time ...

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