Sharkpunk 2 Comes To Kickstarter!

Sharkpunk 2 Kickstarter

SHARKPUNK 2 is the sequel to 2015’s SHARKPUNK, an anthology of killer shark stories by a host of genre talent, and published by Snowbooks. SHARKPUNK 2 features brand new SF, F and WTF? stories from the likes of James Lovegrove, Gavin Smith, Gav Thorpe, Guy Haley, Michael Carroll, Jonathan Oliver, and many more.

The inspiration behind the original SHARKPUNK was such classic shark movies as Jaws, Deep Blue Sea and The Reef – as well as such B-movie delights as Sharknado, Sharktopus and Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus – and SHARKPUNK 2 contains more of the same.

SHARKPUNK 2 will also feature a brand new, original Sky Sharks story, set within the same universe as the forthcoming movie, directed by Marc Fehse, which was also funded via Kickstarter.
The book’s editor is Jonathan Green, who is most well known as an author of adventure gamebooks and steampunk novels, and whose previous anthologies – SHARKPUNK, GAME OVER and Shakespeare Vs Cthulhu – have won both critical and popular acclaim.

The Kickstarter to fund production of SHARKPUNK 2 launches on Saturday 28 th January 2017 at 12:00pm GMT (7:00am in New York, 11:00pm in Melbourne) and features a number of exclusives rewards. Included among these are signed Sky Sharks postcards, signed books, and the chance to have your name appear in print. There are also a number of reduced price rewards which will only be available during the Kickstarter’s first week, to encourage early backing.

Sharkpunk 2 Kickstarter
Sharkpunk 2 Kickstarter

Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus

Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus Comic Book Cover

Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus Comic Book Cover
Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus Comic Book Cover
Did you not know about these. There is a series of Evil Dead 2 spin off comics by sequential art masters Space Goat Productions. I must admit that I was ignorant of their existence until their Kickstarter for the Evil Dead 2 boardgame (review coming soon).

Space Goat’s comic series see Ash Williams pit his chain saw hand and boom stick against such foes as Dracula, Jack The Ripper, Hitler and The Martians.

The latest issue sees Ash go up against a rather festive foe, in the form of Krampus!

Not wanting to give too much away we have included a page from the comic below to give you a flavour of the issue.

Find out how and where you can buy Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus direct from Space Goat

Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus
Evil Dead 2: Revenge of Krampus

KAT AND THE PENDULUM – Cover Reveal.

Teaser Art

Teaser Art
Teaser Art
Kat and the Pendulum is the fifth book in the Kat Lightfoot book series.

Kat and the Pendulum is a tale of horror from Sam Stone the author of Zombies at Tiffany’s, Kat on a Hot Tin Airship, What’s Dead Pussy, Kat and Kat of Green Tentacles.

You can pre order the book here.

You can also order previous books in the series here.

See the full book cover art by here.

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Warhammer 40K #1 Will Of Iron

Will of Iron’, is written by George Man – writer of Titan’s smash-hit Dark Souls comic series, and illustrated by Independence Day artist Tazio Bettin (Sally of the Wasteland).

Issue one now available

After a thousand years of warp storms, the Calaphrax Cluster has re-opened to the universe, and Baltus and his fellow Dark Angel Space Marines join a strike force sent to explore and secure the region, in search of forgotten artefacts and ancient technology! But the forces of Chaos are never far away… and a shameful Dark Angels secret from the Horus Heresy soon leads to a new front in the war!

Issue #1 comes with variants by Tazio Bettin, John McCrea, Fabio Listrani, Boo Cook and Nick Percival

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Doctor Who Mr Men books are a Real Thing!

Doctor Who Mr Men Books
Doctor Who Mr Men Books
Spring 2017 will see four books in a new range which sees the Doctor’s regenerations imagined in the style of Mr. Men creator Roger Hargreaves.

These storybook mash-ups, written and illustrated by Adam Hargreaves, combine the iconic storytelling of Doctor Who with the whimsical humour and design made famous by his father, Roger Hargreaves.

The first four released will be: Dr. First, Dr. Fourth, Dr. Eleventh and Dr. Twelfth.

Check out the details and the four amazing covers below!

With a bizarre twist they are only producing Mr Men books based on the First, Fourth, Eleventh and Twelfth Doctors.

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Hunters by Troy Dennison

Hunters Kindle Edition by Troy Dennison

Hunters Kindle Edition by Troy Dennison
Hunters Kindle Edition
by Troy Dennison
Hunters is a fast paced Scifi horror novel set in the near future by Troy Dennison.

This needs to be a TV series or Movie stat. Keep reading then buy the book using this link

A deadly virus, a city under quarantine and a team of highly trained soldiers sent in to eradicate those infected.

A weaponised virus has been unleashed. GX-135 is incurable, highly infectious and reduces its victims to a state of mindless savagery. Victims of the virus – the Infected, are driven by only two basic animalistic urges; to kill and to spread the disease. In a global effort to combat the epidemic a programme of quarantine and eradication is established. Each outbreak site is cordoned off and a highly trained team of military personnel – the Hunters are sent in to eradicate every living being in the Quarantine Zone. To offset the vast expense of these operations they are televised in real time; the ultimate reality TV experience.

The Hunters television show has become the highest rated slice of broadcast media on the planet with the Hunters celebrated as superstars. In the wake of an outbreak in London the Hunters team is sent into the established Quarantine Zone to eradicate the Infected. The mission is routine; the Hunters have dealt with this a hundred times before. This time however things will be different, and suddenly the Hunters find they are alone and embattled in the deserted city fighting for their lives. It is a fight that some of them will not survive, and as the tragedy unfolds it is being transmitted across the globe in all its high-definition glory.

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition
Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition
January 2017 will see the release of Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition, collecting multiple complete stories, all captured directly from Jack Kirby’s original art. This will be the second Artist’s Edition of Kirby’s immensely popular and influential Marvel work, following the recent release of the highly anticipated Jack Kirby’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition.

“These issues of Fantastic Four represent Jack Kirby operating at the top of his game, which is about as high a compliment as I can pay a comic book,” said noted comics historian and Kirby biographer Mark Evanier. “As a reader, I felt like the fifth member of the Fantastic Four—and that was in the small format with the bad printing. When I get the IDW book, I will probably want to move into it and live there.”

Kirby’s work on the Fantastic Four, with his long-time collaborator Stan Lee, is considered to be some of the finest comics ever done. Adding to the prestige, legendary inker Joe Sinnott embellished all the pages in this book. This breathtaking volume will include Issues #82 and #83 (guest-starring the Inhumans), and the 48-page epic from Fantastic Four Annual #6, featuring the birth of Franklin Richards, plus more!

“Kirby’s inventive story-telling set the bar that Marvel has honored for decades,” says David Gabriel, SVP Sales & Marketing, Marvel Comics. “We couldn’t be prouder to see this fantastic work made available in this new prestige over-sized format that pays tribute to Jack ‘The King’ Kirby’s exemplary talent and skill.”

“What better way is there to kick off Jack Kirby’s centennial birthday year than by releasing our first Kirby Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition?” said editor (and life-long Kirby fan) Scott Dunbier. “And did you catch how I said first?”

Fight Like A Girl Book

Fight Like A Girl Book Cover
Fight Like A Girl Book Cover
In the Fight Like A Girl book just released we see strong female characters from strong female writers of the Scifi and Fantasy genres.

Fight Like A Girl collection of science fiction and fantasy ranging from space operas and near-future factional conflict to medieval warfare and urban fantasy. These are not pinup girls fighting in heels; these warriors mean business. Whether keen combatants or reluctant fighters, each and every one of these characters was born and bred to Fight Like A Girl.

Fight Like A Girl Writers

Roz Clarke writer and editor with books like North by South West, Airship Shape and Bristol Fashion.
Kelda Crich, K T Davies, Dolly Garland, K R Green, Joanne Hall, Julia Knight, Kim Lakin-Smith, Juliet McKenna, Lou Morgan, Gaie Sebold, Sophie E Tallis, Fran Terminiello
Danie Ware best known for her Echo series
Nadine West

Get Fighting Like a Girl and get the Fight Like A Girl book from your friendly local books shop, or also available on amazon in paperback and kindle versions

Fight Like a Girl Book Back Cover
Fight Like a Girl Book Back Cover

Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia

Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia
Devourer of Souls by Kevin Lucia
Devourer of Souls is a collection of two Clifton Heights novellas by Kevin Lucia with interior artwork by Aaron Dries.

Kevin Lucia’s latest installment of his growing Clifton Heights mythos, Sheriff Chris Baker and Father Ward meet for a Saturday morning breakfast at The Skylark Dinner to once again commiserate over the weird and terrifying secrets surrounding their town. Sheriff Baker shares with Father Ward the story of a journal discovered in the ruins of what was once an elaborate koi pond and flower garden, which regales a tale of regret, buried pain, and unfulfilled debt. Father Ward reveals the story of a tortured man from the nearby town of Tahawus, who visited his confessional seeking solace from a cosmic horror he can never outrun.

“Sophan” – Jake Burns has always been a bit…off. Rude, awkward, sometimes brutish, he’s tolerated by Nate Slocum and his friends because he hits a mean line drive, and because they all know but don’t discuss the abuse he faces at the hands of his troubled father, a Vietnam veteran consumed by his demons. But Jake is suffering something far worse than domestic abuse, and when Nate discovers what,
he faces an impossible choice: help Jake and put himself in the path of evil, or abandon him, only to damn himself in the process.

“The Man in Yellow” – Stuart Michael Evans has suffered from cerebral palsy all his life, but he’s made due. Sure, his preacher dad is always yammering about “the healing grace of God” and “God’s will,” saying all he needs is faith and someday he’ll be healed, but Stuart mostly ignores him. Life isn’t perfect, but it isn’t awful either, so Stuart figures he doesn’t need God to heal him, or do anything, for that matter. Everything changes, however, when a renowned faith healer – Reverend Alistair McIlvian – pays a visit to Tahawus’ annual Summer Vacation Bible School. Revival sweeps the town as Reverend McIlvian’s healing touch makes believers out of everyone. But where do these powers come from? God, or something…else?

Available on Amazon

For more information visit the publishers website.

2001: A Space Odyssey – First illustrated edition from The Folio Society

image001Folio Society launched the first ever illustrated edition of the sci-fi classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
With stunning illustrations by Joe Wilson, this edition also includes the foreword written jointly by Clarke and Kubrick, as well as Clarke’s ‘Back to 2001’ preface written in 1989. Michael Moorcock, a long-standing colleague of Clarke’s, has provided a new introduction revealing much of his friend’s personality, as well as casting a new light on the fractious relationship between Clarke and Kubrick.

Developed from Arthur C. Clarke’s short story ‘The Sentinel’ and brainstormed together with legendary film director Stanley Kubrick, 2001: A Space Odyssey has had an indelible impact on both cinema and genre literature. Written alongside the screenplay, the book stands on its own merits as a visionary work: a powerful exploration of space, artificial intelligence and the destiny of humanity.

2001: A Space Odyssey is also an exciting and entertaining read. It rattles along at a thrilling pace; Clarke moves us swiftly from the appearance of the first monolith on prehistoric earth to a chilling episode on board the Discovery, when a mission to Saturn is jeopardised by the increasing mental instability of the ship’s computer, HAL 9000. The final section of the book, in which the isolated David Bowman explores this ‘Grand Central Station of the Galaxy’, is a frightening, extraordinary and undoubtedly joyful trip to the very limits of human experience.

Clarke was a dedicated proponent of space exploration and the chairman of the British Interplanetary Society. His enthusiasm for the subject is evident in his detailed descriptions of space travel – even at the time of writing, such feats would have seemed quite extraordinary, yet Clarke writes withan optimism that makes that future feel inevitable.

This edition includes the foreword written jointly by Clarke and Kubrick, as well as Clarke’s ‘Back to 2001’ preface written in 1989. Michael Moorcock, a long-standing colleague of Clarke’s, has provided a new introduction revealing much of his friend’s personality, as well as casting a new light on the fractious relationship between Clarke and Kubrick. For this first illustrated edition, Joe Wilson has created seven colour illustrations that capture the book’s vision of 2001’s remarkable future.

Bound in paper, printed and blocked in holographic foil with a design by the artist. Set in Cartier Book with Universe display. 240 pages. 6 full-page colour illustrations plus a double page spread. Metallic slipcase. 9½“ x 6¼“

UK £29.95 US $49.94 Can $69.95 Aus $72.95

 

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Free Fantasy Novel: Wrath Of Kings by Eric Kelly

wok_banner-620x250A quick heads up, if you have a tablet, ipad or ereader (or even a boring old PC) you can downloa a Free Fantasy Novel: Wrath Of Kings by Eric Kelly quickly and easily using the following links.

Wrath Of Kings – ePub
Wrath Of Kings – Mobi
Wrath Of Kings – PDF

The Wrath of Kings novel is a tie in to the Wrath Of Kings miniatures war game, where players take command of the armies of one of the five kingdoms of Arikania! Scalable from 10 to 50 models per side, now you can vie for the throne of the Ancient King!

The Amber Project – Book 1 of the Variant Saga

eBook_CoverIn 2157, a mysterious gas known as Variant spreads across the globe, killing or mutating most organic life. The surviving humans take refuge in an underground city, determined to return home. But after generations of failures and botched attempts, hope is beginning to dwindle. That is, until a young scientist makes a unique discovery—and everything changes. Suddenly, there’s reason to hope again, and it rests within a group of genetically engineered children that are both human and Variant.

Terry is one of these children, modified and trained to endure the harsh conditions of a planet he cannot begin to understand. After years of preparation, Terry thinks he knows what to expect. But the reality is far stranger than anything he can imagine—and what he will become is far more dangerous.

The Amber Project (Book 1 of the Variant Saga) by JN Chaney

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