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  • Kodansha and ComiXology
    Kodansha Comics teams up with ComiXology to bring more manga online
    Manga has long been available online, although some areas have been more legal than others. Gaps in the market naturally encourage more illegal scanning. Fortunately, today (September 1) both ComiXology and Kondansha Comics announced a partnership...
  • 'Salem's Vengeance' by Aaron Galvin
    'Salem's Vengeance' by Aaron Galvin
    The Salem witch trials have always fascinated so I am naturally drawn to a book that explores the topic. I picked up “Salem’s Vengeance” by Aaron Galvin hoping for a fresh new take on this episode in American history wrapped...
  • September 2015 new book releases
    September 2015 new book releases
    September brings in the end of summer and it is time to prepare for fall and time for that prime reading time. Here are the books that I am looking forward to in September.September looks like a quiet month from DarkFuse with only two books listed...
  • Mat Nastos brings the thrill of giant robot fights in ‘Shogun Knight Dyson V'
    Mat Nastos brings the thrill of giant robot fights in ‘Shogun Knight Dyson V'
    Mat Nastos grew up in Hawaii in the 70s and 80s watching Japanese super robot cartoons. The love for these giant robots from Transor Z to Giant Robo to Voltron inspired him to create his own comic book featuring, what else, giant robots. &ldquo...
  • P.I. Alltraine
    Interview with P. I. Alltraine, Author of ‘Heartbound’
    I am a huge fan of YA fantasy book series. I was at the bookstore the other day trying to find the next series to dive into, when I realized a certain trend. YA book series that focuses on the protagonist finding oneself, courage, and inner growth...
  • Under the Dome
    CBS Announces That 'Under the Dome' Will End This Season
    It appears all the talk about how the recent episode was planting seeds for the fourth season's plot ended up being a jinx as CBS announced yesterday that the show would be coming to an end this season. There will also be no attempt to pass...
  • The Gates of Evangeline
    The Gates of Evangeline is a stellar debut
    After three- year-old Keegan dies suddenly, Charlotte “Charlie” Cates is decimated by grief over the loss of her son. Charlie soon has a strange, detailed dream of a child asking for her help. Frightened and thinking she’s losing...
  • 'The Fall of Tomorrow'
    Behind the Screams: David Fairhead on 'The Fall of Tomorrow' (Q&A)
    Today, Hartford Books Examiner welcomes horror maestro David Fairhead.Fairhead is the author of “The Fall of Tomorrow” (Burning Bulb Publishing)—a novel based on a short story that he contributed to “The Big Book of Bizarro...
  • Starbrand & Nightmask
    'Gargoyles' creator Greg Weisman to relaunch 'Starbrand & Nightmask' for Marvel
    With the latest crossover du jour from Marvel Comics at its' midway point, now is the period where the company begins to promote their new launches for the last quarter of the year. Today (August 31), Comic Book Resources made an exclusive...
  • E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams
    Behold the birth of the hero of Nigeria in 'E.X.O.: The Legend of Wale Williams'
    Back in March, YouNeek Studios offered the world a first peek at the brainchild of its' founder, producer, and creative director Roye Okupe. It is a two part superhero epic called "E.X.O.", which is set in Nigeria in the very near...
  • 'The Dover Demon' by Hunter Shea
    'The Dover Demon' by Hunter Shea
    I have enjoyed getting into the worlds that Hunter Shea creates and have found his novels entertaining and sufficiently frightening. I thought that all of the novels I had read by Shea (“The Montauk Monster,” “Island of the...
  • "The Book Of Death" #1 from Valiant Comics
    Valiant's Warren Simons on 'The Book of Death'
    Valiant Comics restarted in 2012, but the end has already been written. Their series, "The Book of Death," debuted in July, with the first issue an instant sell-out. Valiant Comics Editor-In-Chief Warren Simons sat down with Examiner to...
  • Night Shift
    Stephen King bibliography: 'Night Shift' part 5: 'The Mangler'
    Remember that old bit from 'Family Guy', where they show Stephen King pitching his 450th book and, out of ideas, he comes up with the idea of a couple being terrorized by a lamp monster? This story is actually not too far from that....
  • cover of "The Elements of Editing" by Arthur Plotnik
    'The Elements of Editing':From 1982, style, mechanics, legal, but dated
    Author Arthur Plotnik tells the reader in his preface that the reason he’s writing this book is that he often “groped” for it and couldn’t find it: a compact, all-around guide to editing. It is that, and Plotnik makes what...
  • cover of "101 Great American Poems"
    '101 Great American Poems': Familiar poems and more, poems to keep and remember
    This small volume was the result of a collaborative effort between the American Poetry & Literacy Project (APL) and the Academy of American Poets to distribute 100,000 free books of poetry in small towns and large cities throughout the U.S....
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