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White Sand by Brandon Sanderson

Sanderson has been vocal about his prolific writing, often discussing the many novels he wrote before being published. The one story that he couldn’t seem to get out of his system formed his very first (still unpublished) novel. After finding ...

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Young Terrorists: Pierce the Veil

Young Terrorists Vol. 1 is the latest trade paperback from Black Mask Comics. Written by Matt Pizzolo, who previously wowed audiences with Godkiller (the premise of which sounds UNBELIEVABLY cool: ‘Fallen gods, weaponized orgasms, sex-addicted technowizards, organ-stealing hookers, government conspiracies…’), Young ...

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ODY-C: Here is that cannibal beast!

Greek gods, space opera, psychedelic art and gender inversion – at first glance, Matt Fraction and Christian Ward’s ODY-C has it all. Unfortunately, the text is so abstract as to be at best confusing, at worst incomprehensible. Matt Fraction has ...

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Lost Girls and the nature of filth

Literary ascension is an objective of many genres. Science fiction and fantasy continually battle to have their literary entries recognised, more unconventional media like comic books lobby for validation of their literary qualities, and the digital era may produce new ...

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Stardust: Novel and film

In 2007, long before I had read any Neil Gaiman, my university flat mate dragged me along to see a film called Stardust. She had nothing but praise for the novel and couldn’t wait to see the film. I remember ...

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