• 2018 Hugo Reviews: Short Stories and Novelettes

    2018 Hugo Reviews: Short Stories and Novelettes0

    The season of the Hugo Awards is upon us once again, and Worldcon’s membership has selected another batch of science fiction and fantasy stories to vie for the coveted trophy. To start off Bookmarked’s coverage of the awards, I am taking a look at the two categories for shorter fiction: Best Short Story and Best Novelette.

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  • Sword of Ages #4: Blood, Sweat, and Tears

    Sword of Ages #4: Blood, Sweat, and Tears0

    Sword of Ages #4 Gabriel Rodriguez (Writer and Artist), Lovern Kindzierski (Colours), Robbie Robbins (Letters) IDW Publishing 30 May 2018 Boss Ourgon stands on the edge of victory. He has defeated his arch rival, the benevolent and powerful White Monk ruler Lord Huss, as well as Huss’ son, Calen. But, before Ourgon can take control

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  • Under the Sea with Ether: The Copper Golems #1

    Under the Sea with Ether: The Copper Golems #10

    Ether: The Copper Golems #1 Matt Kindt (Writer), David Rubin (Artist) Dark Horse May 16, 2018 Ether: The Copper Golems, a continuation of Kindt and Rubin’s earlier Ether series, came out recently and found its way into my hands and eyeballs. Ether follows scientist-adventurer-detective Boone Dias as he explores and studies a fantastical dimension called “The

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  • Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #5

    Dangerous Curves Ahead: Backways #51

    Backways #5 Justin Jordan (co-creator, writer), Eleonora Carlini (co-creator, artist), Silvia Tildei (colorist), Marshall Dillon (letterer) Aftershock comics May 2018 In the final installment of its “All the Forgotten Things” arc, Backways answers the question of whether newly-discovered whisperer (someone who can talk to the dead) Anna will rescue her girlfriend Sylvia from the grasp

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  • Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom

    Grab a Sword and Enter the Cardboard Kingdom0

    The Cardboard Kingdom Chad Sell (creator & artist); Jay Fuller, David DeMeo, Katie Schenkel, Kris Moore, Molly Muldoon, Vid Alliger, Manuel Betancourt, Michael Cole, Cloud Jacobs, Barbara Perez Marquez (writers) Random House June 2018 Adventure roams the streets as a neighborhood of children turn their suburban homes into a mythical fairy tale world separate from

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  • Cooking and Camaraderie: How Delicious in Dungeon Encourages Accessible Fantasy

    Cooking and Camaraderie: How Delicious in Dungeon Encourages Accessible Fantasy0

    Delightful and delectable as the food concocted in the series itself, Delicious in Dungeon is the introduction to fantasy we need in this current world of bleak media. As the series’ fifth volume receives its English release this May, the growing collection of titles featuring accessible, fantastical worlds to welcome new readers and participants alike

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