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Reviews: going widdershins in Finding Baba Yaga

September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Finding Baba Yaga, Jane Yolen, Tor Books (cover image by SHutterstock, design by Jamie Stafford-Hill) “So, this is a tale Both old and new, borrowed, narrowed, broadened, deepened, rethreaded, rewoven, stitches uneven, re-plastered, re-harled, rehearsed,...

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Reviews: walk like an Egyptian – Pantheon

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pantheon, Hamish Steele, Nobrow Press “On the great sea of Nu a pyramid named Benben rose from the water with silent purpose. Benben flowered a lotus… And the lotus flowered the sun. The sun rose...

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Upcoming: Walter Simonson’s Ragnarok

June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of the most acclaimed veteran comics creators around, Walter Simonson, returns with a new creator-owned series from IDW:┬áRagnarok, a bi-monthly title launching in July. I’m a sucker for mythology at the best of times,...

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Reviews: the Gospel of Loki

February 18, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Gospel of Loki, Joanne M Harris, Gollancz Ah, Loki, for millennia known as the Trickster of the gods. Not the mightiest, not the wisest, not the most heroic or noble. Nor is he one...

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Interviews: Celtic Warrior by Will Sliney

May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The legends and myth of Ireland are rich with fantastic tales, and every child in Ireland learns about them and indeed studies them as part of the regular curriculum. Therefore, presenting one of these stories...

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Chris Kent has been working on Medusa, a graphic novel which combines elements of the War on Terror, the traumas combat can cause in veterans and ancient mythology. I’ve a lifelong fascination for myth and...

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That excellent man of letters, Todd Klein, has revealed the latest in his series of collaborative prints, this time with Gene Ha following in the footsteps of the likes of Alan Moore and Neil Gaiman...

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Honestly, it’s been a while since any comic project on Kickstarter has caught my attention enough for me to pre-order a copy: the last one was Mike Raicht and Zack Howard’s Wild Blue Yonder back...

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