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Bo Plushy Gangsta

Are the legends of Bo, the “teddy bear” gangsta, true? And,
did we just say teddy bear gangsta?! You’re about to find out–when Bo’s girls
get nabbed by a rival gang boss, the mysterious and fearsome plushy gangsta is
forced into action! It’s Scarface meets Ted in this over-the-top video game
style urban epic.
When this book landed in my lap for review, I was very
anxious to crack it open and see what was in store for me.  In a recent browsing of the Action Labs site,
the title Bo Plushy Gangsta naturally jumped out at me.  I’m not sure whether it was the unusual name
or the numerous possibilities that would accompany it that drew me in.  Whatever the reason that struck my curiosity,
what was inside completely backed up that desire to read it.
This book is one part te...
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The Walking Bread

Fed by corporate greed and high profits, the irradiated
un-dead yeast rises to end life as we know it. Only Janitor Joe and Mechanic
Zoey stand between the murderous baked goods and total destruction. But will
they be enough to stop THE WALKING BREAD?
Zombie bread, now that is a completely new take on the ever
popular genre for sure.  I can’t say I
would have ever been prepared for something like that.  Well let’s be honest, who really would be?  Death by loaf is definitely a rough way to
go.  But in the world of the The Walking
Bread, it’s not the carbs you should be afraid of.
How exactly does one come upon the undead bread
apocalypse?  By using irradiated yeast so
that it never expires of course!  With
the world now threatened by this terrible horde, our unlikely heroes f...
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Project : Shadows #2

THE YEAR: 2050. WAR has ravaged the world and more
specifically, America. At the heart of nuclear destruction and everything that
led up to it is the new evolution of man: super powered beings called SHADOWS,
who are government-created, controlled and unrelentingly sought after by ALL
nations. 
SAMANTHA, a VERY POWERFUL Shadow, has decided that she wants nothing
to do with any of it and is trying to just live out her life in a mostly
post-apocalyptic world. She soon finds herself caught between a government that
has only brought her ruin and a rebel faction of Shadows that wants to change
the balance of power. What is a girl to do? Is it really possible to be neutral
despite the fact that EVIL WILL TRIUMPH WHEN GOOD PEOPLE DO NOTHING?
There was no Kickstarter contribution to add t...
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Kickstarter/Indiegogo Spotlight: Color Me Clayful

This week, we’re stepping outside of the box a little bit…this particular fundraiser is over on GoFundMe. It’s a small business that is owned by a friend of one of our own. As a site that throws our support behind the indie communities, this really is right up our alley and we have to do what we can to save this wonderful piece of the small business world. Please, go and check them out and see what you can do to help keep art alive!

We’re including Brian’s original review of the store below, just in case you need a little more inspiration!

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It doesn’t take long once you walk in to know that Color Me
Clayful is a fun and relaxing place to spend some time at.  Good atmosphere is obviously a key factor in
having a successful store, and owner Malene Hammerich has given her custome...
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Jack Hammer #1

Jack McGriskin is a private detective with a strong right
arm and a penchant for sticking his nose into other people’s problems.
When a missing person he’s been hired to find turns up dead,
he stumbles onto a network of corruption stretching from the streets of Boston
to the halls of Congress itself, and the trail takes him back into a world he
left behind…
An Action Lab story based in Boston?  SOLD. 
No further review necessary.
Ok, maybe I should say more than that.  And for disclaimer, I live just under an hour
outside Boston, not in it, but that’s still wicked awesome (see what I did
there?)  Along with Beantown being the
well chosen setting for Jack Hammer, it’s a gritty crime tale that also happens
to involve superheroes.  Or at least,
super humans and the possi...
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