Monthly Archives February 2020

Chuck’s Raw Reviews: Broke Down and Four Dead Bodies #2

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Aspen Comics May 2020 Solicitations

Aspen Comics May 2020 Solicitations

Hello Press! Below are Aspen Comics’ May 2020 Solicitations. Feel free to contact me with any questions: vince@aspencomics.com

FATHOM vol 9 #2
Vince Hernandez – Story  / Mauricio Campetella – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

One of independent comic’s longest running series forges ahead with a new destiny for the Aspen Universe!

The quick-witted, action-packed team from the Fathom Blue series finally make their debut within the series proper! Aspen Matthews and Admiral Maylander begin a covert operation to forge the future of human-Blue existence by creating a veritable superteam of human and Blue operatives...

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GET A VENOM BLAST OF ACTION IN THE SPIDER-WOMAN #1 TRAILER!

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Kickstarter/Indigogo of the Week- Gruff: Whispers of Madness

So, yesterday we brought you a CrowdFUNding PREVIEW of Gruff: Whispers of Madness. Between that, and the four previous reviews we’ve done, there are plenty of opportunities to read more about what Gruff is and how you play. So I’m going to keep all that pretty short here. I should also note, that some of the details in our PREVIEW have already changed from what is included at the start of this campaign.

Gruff is a non-collectable tactical card game. Each player will select a Shepard who has their own unique stats and abilities. Then they select three mutated, weaponized, goats (called Gruffs) to be their herd. Like Shepherds, each Gruff has a unique Special Ability...

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PREVIEW of Gruff:Whispers of Madness

Editor’s note: The following preview is based on a playable, but not finalized, product; in advance of a crowdfunding campaign.
Update: Some of the details in this preview have already changed from what is written here.-dc]

When Studio Woe puts out a new set for their game, Gruff, they don’t just toss a bunch of new cards at the world. They build on the lore of this world they’ve created. Because of that, I like to open my reviews with the “story so far” from the rulebook in question.

“Once upon a time, […redacted…] the Shepards of Woe!”

Nope! This is only a preview, I’m not spoiling it for you.

Alrighty, for those readers who are new to The Rat Hole, let me give you a touch of background. I’ve been lucky enough to review the previous four Gruff releases, and last ...

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