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    "Zero Killer managed to strike a chord with me, and it’s still resonating." – Andy Liegl, comicattack.net

Lords of Mars

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Jun 5, 2013
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Coming in August! Written by moi! I’m so excited for this – a story featuring Edgar Rice Burroughs’s two greatest creations. Roberto Castro, my partner for Lord of the Jungle, is doing the art, and wowzers, he’s really outdoing himself on this one. Read all about it here and here.

Comic Book Heaven

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Apr 10, 2013
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I know how to get to Comic Book Heaven. It’s not hard to find. In fact, if you live in New York City, you can take the subway. Ride the Flushing Local to 49th Street in Queens, and walk to Skillman Avenue. Take a left, walk past the Indonesian Mosque, and look up: the sign […]

Terminus Est

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Feb 20, 2013
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The second-and-final volume of the Rex Mundi omnibus editions is officially out and about. It’s the way the series was meant to be read. The best place to get Rex Mundi, of course, is your local comic book shop. If they don’t have it, they’ll order it for you. You can also get it on […]

Living Lines: Hervé Scott-Flament

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Jan 14, 2013
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No one loves America quite like France. Hold on! I’m serious. We dither away a lot of time over here complaining about the snootiness of the French, but in some ways they understand and appreciate American culture more than we ever will. Take Michel Houellebecq, one of the most well-respected contemporary French writers. He did […]

William Hope Hodgson: Magical Unrealism

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Nov 5, 2012
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William Hope Hodgson is still ahead of his time. It’s hard to attach labels like “horror” or “science fiction” or “fantasy” to his stories because Hodgson wrote before such epithets properly existed – in the early 1900s, the age of jolly, slimy old King Edward. The Night Land, Hodgson’s longest novel, is literally the most […]

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