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Minky Woodcock: The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini

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Writer and Illustrator: Cynthia Von Buhler

Lettering: Simon Bowland

Consulting Editor: Charles Ardai

Unappreciated at her father’s detective agency, the fabulous rabbit-loving Minky Woodcock straps on her gumshoes in order to uncover a magical mystery involving the world-famous escape artist, Harry Houdini! The story is a brand-new comic book series written and illustrated by acclaimed artist, author, director, and playwright Cynthia von Buhler. The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini is a Prohibition-era mystery with a sinister twist! Acclaimed comics legend David Mack (Kabuki) and Robert McGinnis, the famous creator of movie posters for classic films such as the original James Bond movies and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, illustrated covers for issue one...

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Dulce: The New Guy

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Co-writer/Creator: Eric J Cockrell

Co-writer/Creator: Gene Hoyle

Pencils/Inks: Greg Woronchak

Colors: Avery Ferdinand

Letterer: Michael Waggoner

Editor: Chuck Pineau

Release Date: Currently on Kickstarter

Strange things are said to occur two miles below the surface of the Archuleta Mesa in Dulce, New Mexico at the mysterious Dulce Base. Is it everything they say, or is it worse?

Marcus begins his first day at the mysterious base. With reptilians, fear deities, chimera, monsters, and a variety of races of aliens as friends; who needs enemies? Well, of course there’s one of those too!

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If you know either of the creators of this comic, you’ll have seen all of the hype that they’ve been building up over the past few months...

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Pinocchio #1

The first of many, this pulp novella, combining both comic art and short story prose, chronicles the rise of everyone’s favorite politician Pinocchio. Be prepared to have your childhood ruined further!

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Not much of a synopsis, I know.  Let me see if I can add a bit more so that y’all aren’t lost. Pinocchio appears to be a college kid who can’t stay out of trouble. From a wealthy family, his mama isn’t impressed and gives him a task to help make up for his bad behavior. There..I think that’s a pretty good summary. Now…on to the review!

The good: The art, while very adult in nature, is very well done. The black and white actually lends to your eyes being drawn to the details...

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The Battle for Ameron

The messenger’s ghostly words tickled her ear and caused the shaking to cease. Mariella’s eyes snapped open. The flame of fear was immediately snuffed out and replaced by something that burned even hotter-the spirit of power, tempered by love, directed by a sound mind. She lifted her chin and stared at the wall of churning blackness. It was then that the lightning struck. She basked in its power, for the lightning was hers. It is here in the depths of the mountain and the heights of the stars that the saga ends. One way or the other, it ends.

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This is it! The end of The Ameron Chronicles! I can’t believe that it’s already over! I read this entire series in less than two weeks and now I’m bummed that there wasn’t the next book in the next serie...

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The Quest for Ameron

Battling evil does not develop character, it reveals it! That is easy to say when evil is not in front of you, darker than night and as numerous as roaches in a slaughterhouse.

The Quest of Ameron is the fourth installment in the Ameron Chronicles series. It is an epic saga that brings you to the distant past and far future in the blink of an eye — a till filled with swords, sorcery, and advanced science that will make you question what you thought you knew.

Rejoin Thomas, Hank, Mariella, and Thierry as they reveal their character through quests that will change them–and Ameron–forever.

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When I said that the action picked up in book 3, I wasn’t joking. What I didn’t realize is that it wouldn’t slow down any in book 4...

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