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The Wonderboy Serials : Season 1

“Who will save us from Wonderboy?”

A lone man with extraordinary powers is responsible for the longest sustained global peace in modern history. Though worshiped for toppling brutal regimes, wiping out crime, and cleaning up financial institutions, dark realizations about Wonderboy threaten to unravel his hold on the public imagination.

A modern reinvention of the serialized dime store novel, the “Wonderboy” series examines the real-world implications of an all-powerful superhero from many perspectives such as a brilliant supervillian wasting away in a maximum security prison and a feminist blogger determined to expose the truth about Wonderboy to an adoring public...

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Eggs

24 pages of achingly bittersweet awesome from everyone’s favorite bassist from psychedelic rock band, The Gentle Art of Floating. This book is rated Mature Eyes Only.

The Good
This is a neat little compilation of honest stories, and you may just find yourself relating to one. Even if you can’t, they are tales about life that you can get a laugh from.  With sections involving everything from working at a sex shop, to the woes of school, the stories are certainly meant to entertain.  The newspaper comic style you don’t usually see in a book suits the approach to storytelling.

The Bad
Although some of the stories you may be able to relate to, not everyone will be able to appreciate all of the topics discussed...

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Silent Hill: Revelation

As with any movie attempting to bring a video game to life, I went into Silent Hill: Revelation with an open mind.  As a fan of the Silent Hill series, I sat down to watch it with no expectations of a blockbuster.  Let’s be honest, you don’t watch a Resident Evil or Silent Hill film thinking you’ll get a piece of cinematic genius.  I just wanted what I always hope to get from these types of movies – a decent representation of reference from the source material.  All in all, I would say that Revelations did a fair job.

Before the movie even premiered, I was personally excited just based on the casting.  I felt that Adelaine Clemens was a good choice for Heather, and it was proven by the end of the movie...

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