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Road to the Hugo Awards: Selected Fancasts, part 2 – The “Professionals”

Continuing to go through the Best Fancast Hugo Award eligibility list on this Google Spreadsheet, there’s something I noticed which I thought was interesting: For a category called “Best Fancast,” there are an awful lot of “professionals” on it. This is not to say that someone who gets paid to write and/or edit and/or create […]

Posted on February 28, 2016 at 12:39 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Road to the Hugo Awards: Selected Science Fiction Short Stories, part 1

Following up on my last post wherein I said that I’d be reading (or listening to) as many 2016 Hugo Award-eligible works as possible before the nomination deadline, the first thing I did was to set a bookmark for this Google spreadsheet because it seems to be a pretty good place to start when it […]

Posted on February 7, 2016 at 22:45 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Graphically Speaking: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” #12 review

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #12 Writer: Andrew Chambliss Pencils: Georges Jeanty Inks: Nathan Massengill Colors: Michelle Madsen Letters: Richard Starkings and Jimmy Betancourt Executive Produced by Joss Whedon Published by Dark Horse Comics At the end of the last issue, Buffy and Deepscan learned Angel baddies Wolfram and Heart are behind a plot to kill […]

Posted on August 7, 2012 at 19:18 by Lowell Greenblatt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Strippable Cover Review: The Sandman Slim Trilogy

Reviewing is said to be an easy job, but there are problems. You might have an issue with story and find it difficult to put into words. Conversely, there might be so much to explain that you can’t really get to the process of actually reviewing without six paragraphs of backstory first. Or in some […]

Posted on October 20, 2011 at 21:05 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Two Books Enter: An Assembly Such as This versus A Wife for Mr. Darcy

[Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Lauren at Kid Champ for letting me borrow her “Thundertome” idea for this review series. – TL] When I first got my Android-enabled phone, I searched for something to read on it during a long 45 minute subway commute. A Google search for “free ebooks” took me to Google Books […]

Posted on October 1, 2011 at 11:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Graphically Speaking: “Fear Itself: Book 6” review

Fear Itself: Book 6 Written by Matt Fraction Art by Stuart Immonen with Laura Martin, Wade Von Grawbadger, and Chris Eliopoulos Published by Marvel Comics SPOILERS FOR PREVIOUS ISSUES, Y’ALL: Where we last left off, Sin, the Red Skull’s daughter unleash ancient Asgardian baddie, The Serpent upon the world. Adding insult to injury, several heroes […]

Posted on September 28, 2011 at 16:21 by Lowell Greenblatt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Strippable Cover Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One Written by Ernest Cline Published by Crown I was a child of the mid 80s, so I was a bit too young for some of the milestones. Still, I remember seeing the familiar barbarian facing a dragon box art of Dungeons and Dragons on the back of my comics, the ratty covers […]

Posted on August 22, 2011 at 22:31 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · One Comment
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Graphically Speaking: Yi Soon Shion: Warrior and Defender #1-2 review

Yi Soon Shin #1-2 Written by Onrie Kompan Art by Giovanni Paolo Timpano, Adriana De Los Santos, and Joel Saavedra Published by Onrie Kompan Productions The year is 1591. The Japanese army is laying waste to Korea, raping, pillaging, and leaving a trail of terror in its wake. The only hope is one man…no, not […]

Posted on August 10, 2011 at 09:00 by Lowell Greenblatt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Strippable Cover Reviews: Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson

Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson The apocalypse has hit in many ways over the years. Zombies. Plague. Creeping Ice-Ages. And of course, there’s always the old stand-by favorite, Robots. We’ve seen them plod slowly through the Terminator films or swiftly dive and tear their way through clunky, barely functional ships in The Matrix. But author […]

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 22:22 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Strippable Cover Reviews: Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour by Bryan Lee O’Malley (Note: I will do my best to avoid any spoilers, but with something like this, it’s hard not to discuss some minor plot points.) So here we are. Today is it.  The six year journey of the Scott Pilgrim series of graphic novels ends today with the […]

Posted on July 20, 2010 at 11:09 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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