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More Alterna Praise – Lilith Dark

The second in my on-going affair with independent comics, Lilith Dark had few hurdles to overcome.  The concept of a brave little girl getting her swashbuckle on raises a lot of red flags in my mind.  The traditional narrative of … Continue reading

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New Book Review At Castalia House

Today the Castalia House house blog hosts my review of one of the most creative alt-history novels that I’ve ever read, The Devil’s Dictum.  It’s a darkly humorous American Fantasy sure to please both the historyphiles and the cynics, although … Continue reading

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Trespasser – Alterna Comic Review

My recent foray into Alt*Hero comics left me with a hankering for some new hard-copy sequential art to enjoy, and one of the better purveyors of said artistic style is Alterna Comics.  They’ve done a masterful job threading the Charbdyis … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Sudden Danger

I have good news for those of you who enjoyed my first full-length novel, Sudden Rescue, winner of the prestigious Happy Frog Award.  Sudden and Karenina return in their first action as members of the Star King’s intelligence service.  Sudden … Continue reading

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Confusion in Cell Block 99

Give Brawl in Cell Block 99 credit, it’s a gutsy movie. It has the guts to make the primary hostage of the film an unborn child – that this conceit slipped past the Hollywood gate-keepers astonishes me. It has the … Continue reading

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Anti-American Made

Say what you want about the man, Tom Cruise movies usually meet the half-way decent mark of quality entertainment. They always have a few problems, but rarely do those problems ruin the rest of the movie. The most recent Mission … Continue reading

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The Programming Continues Apace

O daughter mine insisted that I watch this stunning and brave take down of the much ballyhooed vidya, Life is Strange, as reviewed by the incomparable E;R.  If you’ve seen his next level Plinkett take-down of Star Wars, The Cancer … Continue reading

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Too Hot for Prime Time

This little bit of meme magic was meant for a recent Castalia House article that veered off in a different direction than intended.  Since it didn’t match the new thrust of the article, it has languished, alone and unloved, on … Continue reading

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Adventure Constant, The Dead Tree Version

Great news for you adventure fans that prefer the touch of good old fashioned pulp in your hands when you read your good old fashioned pulp adventures.  My latest novel, Adventure Rising, is now available in dead tree format.  Jack Dashing (kind … Continue reading

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Cirsova 7 Triple Play

The last three stories in this spring 2018 edition of Cirsova are shorter works that make for a welcome change of pace. The earlier stories in the issue bring the emotional heat or the high-stakes adventure, but there’s more to … Continue reading

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