• The Bat-Missile: A Round Robin Discourse [NSFW — sort of]

    The Bat-Missile: A Round Robin Discourse [NSFW — sort of]0

    One of the perks of comics journalism is that we often get to see things early, so that we know enough to write about them accurately. That’s not really a surprise in itself, but it does lead to the occasional perk–such as when we discovered that DC Comics, through, Batman: Damned #1, the first book

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  • 2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Novels

    2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Novels0

    With the short stories, novellas, collections, and anthologies dealt with in the first and second parts of this series, all that is left are the novels. So, join me as I take one last trip through the inaugural Splatterpunk Awards’ list of the most depraved horror fiction of 2017. Editor’s note: Once again, this post bears

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  • 2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Collections and Anthologies

    2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Collections and Anthologies0

    Welcome back to Bookmarked’s series reviewing every single finalist for the inaugural Splatterpunk Awards, to be presented next month at KillerCon Austin! The previous installment took a scalpel to the short stories and novellas. Now, let us move on to the categories covering books of short stories, be they single-author collections or multi-author anthologies. Editor’s

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  • 2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Short Stories and Novellas

    2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Short Stories and Novellas0

    Next month will herald the inaugural Splatterpunk Awards at Killercon Austin, a new book award ceremony that will celebrate the point in horror literature where the greatest achievements meet the lowest of taste. Lucky for you, Bookmarked is here to get its hands dirty with a three-part overview of every single finalist. The Splatterpunk Awards focus on

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  • The Metabarons: A Rape Comic

    The Metabarons: A Rape Comic5

    Content warning: you don’t want to know any of this. A rapist’s comic, about rape, is discussed and pictured herein. If you visit the Wikipedia page of Alejandro Jodorowsky, you will be able to see that he has claimed himself a rapist. Here’s a section of the quotation with this claim, from a promotional interview

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  • 14 Times Steve Rogers Turned Evil (You Won’t Believe #5!)

    14 Times Steve Rogers Turned Evil (You Won’t Believe #5!)2

    Content Warning: this article contains Nazi imagery and images of Adolph Hitler, though it is in the context of an anti-Nazi story. So, we learned that not only is Captain America a Hydra Agent now, but that Evil Steve Rogers apparently makes for excellent clickbait! In case you haven’t heard, there’s been a great deal

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