Protected: Treasure hunters: ‘The Mercenary Sea’ creators Kel Symons & Mathew Reynolds discuss their maritime voyage

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Fascinating characters and mysteries abound in ‘The Fuse, Vol. 1′
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Fascinating characters and mysteries abound in ‘The Fuse, Vol. 1′

If you like noir, cop stories and smart sci-fi, this book combines them all into one fabulous package.

Don’t panic with the Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hacking infographic
Life & Style

Don’t panic with the Hitchhiker’s Guide to Hacking infographic

The security software specialists at Norton have put out a new interactive infographic seeking to inform the layperson of the history and ramifications of hacking.

‘Charley’s War’ remarkably preserves one of the most important pieces of British comic history
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‘Charley’s War’ remarkably preserves one of the most important pieces of British comic history

Titan Books has performed nothing short of a vibrant homage to a hallmark story that is already legendary among British comics.

Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to solve a string of mysterious suicides in ‘The Spirit Box’
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Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to solve a string of mysterious suicides in ‘The Spirit Box’

This novel is yet another delightful addition to Titan Books’ excellent Sherlock series.

Sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein bio is extraordinarily detailed but a frustrating read
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Sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein bio is extraordinarily detailed but a frustrating read

I cannot say that this was an easy book to wade through, nor was it particularly well-written. But it is a thoroughly educational, unadulterated view of the process of a successful writer.

The novelty has worn off for stylish but late ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’
Movies

The novelty has worn off for stylish but late ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’

The main problem with Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is that it’s too little improvement and too late for the novelty.

New Brok Windsor book to resurrect a great and uniquely Canadian superhero
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New Brok Windsor book to resurrect a great and uniquely Canadian superhero

While any comic lover would enjoy reading this exciting and truly unique fantasy adventure, Canadians in particular need to support and celebrate this new volume of Brok Windsor comics for the historical awareness it possesses.

BigWhiteBazooka Photography explodes onto cosplay scene with beautiful new book
Cosplay

BigWhiteBazooka Photography explodes onto cosplay scene with beautiful new book

BigWhiteBazooka Photography’s new book, successfully backed on Kickstarter, is available for pre-order. Here are some beautiful images of his work with different cosplayers including some very popular ones like Nadyasonika and Crystal Graziano.

Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: The Fade Out #1
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Captain Kirk’s Pick of the Pulls: The Fade Out #1

The Fade Out is another winning title for Image Comics. It captured my imagination and every character is an enigmatic treasure to discover. Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips really deliver.

Want-it Wednesday: Marvel Matching Game
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Want-it Wednesday: Marvel Matching Game

It’s well known that games like the Marvel Matching Game that force you to exercise your memory muscles not only develop said memory early on but help maintain its sharpness well into adult life and even the golden years. As such, they’re perfect for cross-generation gameplay between kids and adults or seniors.

‘Punisher, Vol. 1: Black and White’ humanizes Marvel’s skull-clad antihero
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‘Punisher, Vol. 1: Black and White’ humanizes Marvel’s skull-clad antihero

Solid story, action and art make ‘Punisher, Vol. 1: Black and White’ a great book for those who are either new to Marvel comics or are looking for an accessible reentry into a world they might have once left behind.

Witness the best of Steve Rogers the man in ‘Captain America, Vol. 2′
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Witness the best of Steve Rogers the man in ‘Captain America, Vol. 2′

If you’re a parent, I implore you to buy this book and give it to your kids. Raise them on Captain America because there are enough young people out there already who aspire to be like Tony Stark or Wolverine but not enough who aspire to be like Steve Rogers, and that is what we need more of.

Always on target: An interview with ‘Hawkeye’ artist David Aja
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Always on target: An interview with ‘Hawkeye’ artist David Aja

For our money, David Aja’s smooth, iconographic style is one of the best and most interesting in comics today, so we were excited to be able to have this interview with him.

‘Odyssey, Vol. 1′ plays with an occult-powered Captain America archetype
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‘Odyssey, Vol. 1′ plays with an occult-powered Captain America archetype

Excellent art and some interesting ideas aren’t quite enough to make this ambitious but messy riff on Captain America work.

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