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House of Night

Until recently, Zoey Redbird was an average high-school student worrying about grades, boys, and breakouts. But priorities have a way of changing when you’re Marked as a vampyre, enroll in the vampyre academy House of Night, and have to figure out a whole new social hierarchy, affinities for elemental magic, and physiological changes that make you crave blood! Collects issues #1-#5 of the series.

Follow Zoey, and her group of devoted friends, as they turn to The Fledgling Handbook, a historical vampyre tome, in hopes of better understanding this big, new world of vampyrism.

* The magical world of New York Times best-selling authors P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast comes to comics!

The Good:
As a fan of the House of Night books, I was beyond excited when the site was offered a chance to revie...

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Wizard World Austin Wrap Up Part 3

I bet you thought I was never going to write this, didn’t you? Well surprise! I did!

Sunday’s are often the most dreaded of con days for a lot of people. We’re all exhausted, the crowds are thin and for some of us it includes a sadness that another time among our geek friends is coming to a close.  However, because of that, I try to be just as happy and cheerful on Sunday as I am on day 1 of any event. I’ve been told that someone being happy often leads to others being a little bit happier.

Since I had covered 2/3 of the exhibitor hall between Friday and Saturday, this allowed me to spend a bit more time talking to folks on Sunday. Per usual, I was there before the doors opened and this gave me a chance to hang out and talk with some of the volunteers. I love doing that...

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Jungle Book #4

Mowgli and Baloo escape from the clutches of the insane apes of the island only to find themselves faced against the deadliest creature in all the wild: Kaa, the giant Python. Even then the combined strength of Bomani, Mowgli, and Baloo may not be enough to stop him from devouring them all.

The Good
The storyline. I am still loving how this story is progressing. Besides the fantasy of being a comic book, I find so much real life in the story. Most people just want to be happy in their own little world, acknowledge others when needed, and only notice the outside when a common enemy emerges. This is represented so well with all the different tribes of animals doing their own thing, surviving and living, until they are forced to deal with Kaa.

The smaller animals...

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Concrete Park Creators Bring Comic Book Skills, Media Savvy to Belize as part of “Concrete Park Earth Tour.”

Screenwriter Tony Puryear (Eraser), TV star Erika Alexander (The Cosby Show, Living Single) and her brother, sci-fi writer Robert Alexander, the creators of the hit Dark Horse Comics series Concrete Park, conducted a series of “comic book clinics” for high school and college students in Belize from Oct. 26th to Oct. 30th. It’s all part of an ambitious, larger agenda to spread the gospel of comics around the developing world.

Los Angeles, CA – Nov. 9, 2012 – Comics creators Tony Puryear, Erika Alexander and Robert Alexander are taking their show on the road. As the team behind the gritty sci-fi graphic novel, Concrete Park, serialized in the pages of Dark Horse Presents, they spin stories that deal with issues of race, poverty and exile...

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Wizard World Austin 2012 Wrap Up Part 2

Believe it or not, the day I could have slept in because it was quiet was the day that I had to be up the earliest! I’m telling you, I lead one glamorous life. Typical con day routine : Get up, get around, check email, check Facebook, head to the convention. I wasn’t honestly feeling breakfast so I decided to skip that and head right down to the convention center. It might have had something to do with my excitement about finally meeting Shawn and his wife, Sun (see the bakery post for more information about her) for the first time in person.

So, it was off to the convention center. Since I was anxious combined with oh crud, Saturday parking is always miserable, I actually ended up at the convention about 45 minutes before the VIPs and Press could access the show floor...

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