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Active Voices-The Shiva Syndrome

Be prepared….  Debut author Alan Joshua’s The Shiva Syndrome isn’t a thriller in the typical sense. And that’s a good thing. The novel, Joshua’s fiction debut, certainly spares no expense in raising the stakes as the protagonist, former Special Forces [...]

Arts and Literature News, Book Reviews

Adventures in Geekery: Free Comics and May the Fourth Be With You

by Sarabeth Pollock: May 4th, 2013.  To many people it’s just another day.  To a very select group, it’s a huge deal.  Couple May 4th with an event that is held annually on the first Saturday of May, and you [...]

Arts and Literature News
Batman Zero Year

Scott Snyder Re-Imagines the Origins of Batman in Zero Year

by Paul Bowler: Ever since DC Comics launched The New 52, effectively paving the way for a fresh approach towards many of its most popular characters, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s best-selling run on Batman has continued to go from strength [...]

Arts and Literature News
The Winds of Winter

George R.R. Martin Releases Another Preview Chapter for “The Winds of Winter”

Fans of the television series Game of Thrones and its source material, A Song of Ice and Fire, by George R.R. Martin, were treated this week to a brand new chapter from the forthcoming installment to the series, the sixth book entitled The [...]

Arts and Literature News, Entertainment News

2012 New York Comic-Con: Teen Wolf Panel

by Merrill Barr: For the first time ever, MTV brought its critically acclaimed horror series to the New York Comic-Con, and it was by far one of the best panels I have attended today. It was clear from the outset [...]

Arts and Literature News, Entertainment News

2012 New York Comic-Con: Pacific Rim Overpowers All Other Things Discussed At Legendary Comic’s Panel

by Merrill Barr: When everyone walked into the panel for Legendary Comics they expected three things: An overview of what Legendary’s plan was for the future of their still young comic book division. An entertaining show courtesy of moderator Chris [...]

Arts and Literature News, Entertainment News

2012 New York Comic-Con: Setting The Score – The Art of Composing For Film & Television

by Merrill Barr: When it comes to just about every motion picture medium, the most underappreciated element is always the score. Unless your name is John Williams, Hanz Zimmer or James Newton Howard you’re pretty much cast aside as a [...]

Arts and Literature News, Entertainment News

2012 New York Comic-Con: Opening Day

by Merrill Barr: It’s fall in New York City, and if you walk west you’ll find the Jacob Javits Center. If you walk inside the Jacob Javits Center you’ll find the latest edition in the era of New York Comic-Con. [...]

Arts and Literature News, Entertainment News

Can’t Spell Slaughter Without Laugh: The Joker Returns to DC Comics in “A Death in the Family”

The following article contains spoilers. The New 52 had The Joker missing from the Batman arc, and while some may argue that he was present in Detective Comics #1 where he is briefly seen getting his face torn clean off and [...]

Arts and Literature News