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Destiny of the Dragon: The Daughters of Merlin #4

The daughters successfully find Avalon and Merlin tasks them with rebuilding the Knights of the Round Table. Before their quest can begin, however, the dragons reveal where they have been hiding all these centuries. Hiding in the form of humans! Using time travel as a weapon, Mina and Breeta are transported to some distant future where they meet a Dragon rider by the name of Cyneska but is she friend or foe?

The Good
Knowing this was the final part of the 4 part series, I expected to get good things and I was certainly pleased with Daughters of Merlin 4.  The story was continued in the same intriguing manner and gave us more fun writing to enjoy.  The scenery was beautifully done, and served as a wonderful backdrop for all the gorgeous battle with both spell and steel.

The Bad

I though...

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Phoenix Comicon – The Guests Never End!

Phoenix Comicon is proud to announce Steve Rude, Dave Beaty, Mike DeBalfo, Shannon Eric Denton, Eric M.Esquivel, Tony Parker, Alfred Trujillo, Andy Bohn, Ben Glendenning, Brian Augustyn, Daniel Bradford, and Denny Riccelli will be joining us for 2013.

“ We certainly are not holding out on Comic Book guests this year. We have a ton of fantastic and talented people on hand for 2013.”  Convention director Matt Solberg

Steve Rude is the co-creator of the groundbreaking Nexus comic series. Throughout his career he has won multiple awards including the Kirbyaward for best artist and many Eisner’s for artistic achievement.

Comic artist, writer and graphic designer Dave Beaty, who’s worked with BOOM Studios, Marvel and DC among others. He has produced numerous award winning illustrations.


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Welcome to Ralton #1-3

By Don Rosencrans, with Cole Johnson

Reno Sanders is a simple man with a wife and kid trying to live an ordinary life on his land outside of Ralton City, even though his life has taken a turn for the unordinary.

On a sunny spring day in 1987, Reno Sanders is enjoying a day at the mall with his wife and daughter. Mangus, the devil-man of local legend, is on the hunt for Reno to tell him about a strange new world that he’s unknowingly a part of due to the mysterious object that attached itself to his chest when he was a teenager. Being the quick-to-anger type that he is, Reno of course mistakes Mangus’ intentions at first.

But what follows will be tales of unimaginable heights as Reno tries to balance his professional and family life with that of his new friend Mangus.



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Valiant is proud to announce that the first-ever hardcover collection of Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada’s Ninjak is getting even bigger! Now clocking in at 200 pages, Valiant Masters: Ninjak Vol. 1  Black Water collects the definitive origin and debut solo adventure of super-spy Colin King’s masked alter ego – plus an exclusive compendium of more than than a dozen rare and never-before-seen Joe Quesada pencils and process art direct from the Valiant vaults! Re-presenting Ninjak (1994) #1-6, #0, and #00, get ready for an unparalleled look inside the series that sent shockwaves through the original Valiant Universe!

Codenamed Ninjak, Colin King is gifted with a brilliant mind and lethal training in the world’s most dangerous fighting techniques...

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The Devil is in the Details

This book from Sequart Research & Literacy Organization, edited by Ryan K Lindsay, collects essays about Marvel’s Daredevil from some of today’s best writers about comics. It is slated to be published in early 2013, Diamond order codes will be made available once solicited.

Created in 1964, Matt Murdock has a long and storied history which this book unpacks and discusses through a variety of concepts covered over decades of comics. This book is the definitive guide to Daredevil and his entire world. Articles include:

  • ‘Daredevil’s Origin’ by Will Murray discusses how Marvel came to publish a character named Daredevil.
  • ‘Daredevil: Not Ready for Primetime?’ by M.S. Wilson discusses how Daredevil works better as a character on his own rather than integrated with others.
  • ‘Darede...
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