Month: February 2015

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Picture This: Kazuno Kohara

Kazuno Kohara’s work spikes daily life with a shot of magic. The stories are firmly rooted in common situations (moving into a new house, playing during winter, visiting the library, and making friends), but with a supernatural aspect (ghosts, dragons, an elemental force, a witch, and talking animals). The narrative never points out these presences…

Making “Trouble” with Kelly Link

Get in Trouble Kelly Link Random House February 10, 2015 *Full disclosure: I received a finished copy of this book from Random House Canada for review consideration. Mirrors are funny things. The longer you stare into them, the more you see: that curl doesn’t sit quite right on your cheek, your eyeshadow isn’t exactly even…

Phone Game Review: Bounden

Bounden Developer: Game Oven Platforms: iOS, Android Price: $3.79/$4.99 07 November 2014 Shall We Dance? I have two left feet. I am actually so bad at dancing that people who’ve seen me attempt it before don’t even need my twice-dislocated knee as an excuse for me not to dance. Really, I’m only an acceptable dancer…

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Mighty Marvel Monday

Welcome back to another edition of Mighty Marvel Monday, where the stories are made up and the links don’t matter!  …kidding.  This is all real Marvel news from the past week that you might have missed. Honest.   Above the Fold  It was announced that Marvel will be releasing their Free Comic Book Day titles…

Review: 2000AD, Prog 1919

2000AD, Prog 1919 Writers: Various, Artists: Various Rebellion Happy 38th birthday, 2000AD! That’s right: the galaxy’s greatest source of thrill-power has now entered its 38th year. At 52 weeks per year, plus biweekly Megazines from 1990 onwards…that’s a lot of comics. You may need to sit down for a moment to process it–I know I do….

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Crowdfunding of the Week: Dames Making Games

March is right around the corner and it brings the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in California. Putting my own jealousy for those attending aside, this week’s Crowdfunding of the Week is to help the twenty-five scholarship recipients of Dames Making Games travel to GDC to represent women in games and network with their industry colleagues….