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Ex-Wizards of the Coast founder sets up rival firm.

August 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ex-Wizards of the Coast founder sets up rival firm.

Peter D. Adkison, previously CEO of Wizards of the Coast, is striking out to set up for himself. The name of his new venture is Hostile Work Environment. “I couldn’t be more excited about Hostile Work Environment! Roleplaying games are my passion and through my new company, I’m creating ways for people to experience RPGs […]

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Doctor Who trailer (season 7)

August 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who trailer (season 7)

Who killed all the daleks? WHO do you think? Yes, if there’s someone who is going to get overexcited by dinosaurs on a spaceship, then it has to be our favourite Timelord, doesn’t it? Bask in the warmth of the trailer for the 7th season of Doctor Who.

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The Dark Knight Returns cartoon. Frank Miller happy?

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Dark Knight Returns cartoon. Frank Miller happy?

In case you missed it, there’s an animated version of Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns coming our way soon. Here’s its trailer. Is Frank Miller happy over this? Well, he’s not Alan Moore, who would automatically have a face like a slapped hobbit over anybody who makes one of his properties into a movie […]

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Skyfall trailer.

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Skyfall trailer.

We could tell you how cool James Bond is – so cool, in fact, that even the Queen wants to go parachute jumping with him, but instead let’s just cut to the chase (well, quite a few chases actually), and give you the trailer for Skyfall and… Bond, James Bond.

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CW network’s secret weapon: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along!

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
CW network’s secret weapon: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along!

In all the history of secret weapons – from the V2 rocket to Ming the Merciless crashing moons into Earth – there can be none more potent than the piece of superhero-themed musical geekdom that is Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, with Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion. CW Network is making […]

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Sliding Void, free (for now)

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sliding Void, free (for now)

The first book in Stephen Hunt’s space opera novella serialization, Sliding Void (same as the series), is currently free from a number of outlets. You can download it from Smashwords here (they crumpled under the weight of downloads recently and started returning a 404 server error, but don’t worry, they’re now back). Or you can […]

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Arrowing in.

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
Arrowing in.

Feeling those Smallville blues now the young hunk from Krypton and his many loves and friends is no longer on the TV screen? Well, here comes comes the cure, in the form of Arrow (as in Green Arrow, you numpty). To whet your appetite, allow me to present you with a couple of pics and […]

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Buy a zombie game for your kid? Go to jail!

July 31, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Buy a zombie game for your kid? Go to jail!

What is this in the UK, the Video Recordings (Labelling) Regulations 2012 have just come into force today? We’ll save you the preamble through the turgid and almost unintelligible preamble of legal-speak and cut to the chase. 1 – if the Video Standards Council don’t give your game a rating, then attempting to sell it […]

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2012 Manning Award nominees announced.

July 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Manning Award nominees announced.

This year’s nominees for the Russ Manning Promising Newcomer Award (aka The Manning Award) have been announced. The 2012 nominees are:     Craig Cermak, artist of Voltron, Year One (published by Dynamite)     Martin Cóccolo, artist of Helldorado (published by APE Entertainment)     Tyler Crook, artist of Petrograd (published by Oni Press) and B.P.R.D. (published […]

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Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand and Daredevil sweep 2012 Eisner Awards

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Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand and Daredevil sweep 2012 Eisner Awards

The big winners at the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand (published by Archaia) and Daredevil (published by Marvel), each garnering three awards. Tale of Sand was awarded Best Graphic Album – New and Best Publication Design, and artist Ramón K. Pérez was chosen Best Penciller/Inker. Daredevil received the […]

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