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Book Review: The Superhero Book – Author Gina Misiroglu

The Superhero Book: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Comic-Book Icons and Hollywood Heroes – Author Gina Misiroglu The fascination with heroes and villains is stronger than ever with the birth of proper cinema-realized super heroes. Super heroes are nothing new as they have been with us since childhood. They were in fact a major part of my upbringing and learning about …

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Book Review: Arkham Asylum – Author Grant Morrison

Since his creation, the Batman has undergone a variety of radical reassessments. From the camp parody version of the sixties, to the dark vigilante of the seventies, to the big-budgeted merchandising exercises of the nineties, finally to arrive in this new century with a film adaptation that seems to please both Batman fans and mainstream audiences alike. But the character …

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Book Review: Children of God – Authors Craig DiLouie and Jonathan Moon

Children of God: Poems, Dreams, and Nightmares from The Family of God Cult “Children of God” is the latest book by authors Craig DiLouie and Jonathan Moon. The book is subtitled “Poems, Dreams, and Nightmares from the family of the God Cult”. For readers this is no mere novel but rather a compassionate means to publish the works of the …

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Book Review: Children of the Dark – Author Jonathan Janz

Children of the Dark By: Jonathan Janz Sinister Grin Press 398 Pages Will is your typical teenager struggling to overcome the obstacles into young adulthood. With an impoverished lifestyle at the hands of a negligent, addict of a single mother, a dependent little sister, bullying adversaries at school and a crush on one of the bully’s girlfriend it seems as …

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Book Review: Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters: Inside His Films, Notebooks, and Collections – Author Guillermo del Toro

This has been a great year for specialty books. For awhile, we were inundated with several zombies “best of” releases, and then shortly after several “vampire” “best of” editions to the point where I never wanted to read another vampire book again. So of course it gave me great pleasure to receive a brand new release from Insight Editions that …

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Book Review: Devils Maintenance – Author Thaxson Patterson II

Locked away incarcerated below 1000 feet of ice held in a remote dark-black-box container, The government holds the biggest secret ever kept from man….the devil. It was this film-like introduction of the man, his accomplishments, and his life of inflicting chaos and death upon his associates that pulled me into this cleverly narrated novel. Author Thaxson Patterson II, is a …

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Book Review: The Prince of Earth – Author Mike Robinson

The Prince of the Earth By Mike Robinson Curiosity Quills Publishing 183 Pages Quincy’s life has been turned upside down. Although she’s suffered from anxiety in the past it seems as though her very grip on reality is coming apart at the seams. Memories eclipse fantasy, events shadow circumstance and even family members may or may not have ever existed. …

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Book Review: Inside the Sideshow Studio: A Modern Renaissance Environment – Author William Stout

Sideshow Collectables……… what can I say, I’m jealous. This book acts like a virtual brochure to one of the most interesting looking places to work for. I will say up to reviewing this book, I was not as familiar with the company itself. Although I went thru a phase where I collected alot of Spawn Figures, I was not as …

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Book Review: Tobin’s Spirit Guide: Official Ghostbusters Edition – Authors Burnham | Stantz | Spengler | Hotz

Tobin’s Spirit Guide: Official Ghostbusters Edition Erik Burnham | Dr. Ray Stantz | Dr. Egon Spengler | Kyle Hotz Format: Hardbound Categories: Film / Television, Humor / Gift. Published on: 6/14/2016 Pages: 96 Trim Size: 6.5 x 9 Right on the arrival of a Ghostbuster’s reboot, debuts a fictional book Ghostbuster fans must now be more than familiar with. John …

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