Plough Publishing will soon release Mandela & the General, an original graphic novel by John Carlin, the author of Invictus and senior international writer for El País, and the acclaimed artist Oriol Malet. In advance of the book’s publication on November 4, 2018, this major graphic novel is generating accolades from artists, writers, actors, and actors. The publisher has been very generous to the Fanbase Press staff, as we are now able to share an advance preview!

Red, or should I say Jack, got his revenge.

Wytches: Bad Egg is a great jumping-on point for newcomers to this wonderfully haunting series by Scott Snyder. If you haven’t read the previous issues, that’s okay, because we’re given what’s essentially a crash course into the lore of Wytches.

This isn’t your typical sci-fi story. It’s very understated—almost ordinary at times - which is not to say uninteresting. This simple, quiet story had me hooked from page one and kept me engaged all the way through.

It is no surprise that The Witcher holds up as an excellent companion to an already beautifully designed video game. The Witcher Library Edition Vol. 1 throws in everything plus the kitchen sink, meeting all of your witching needs in one foul swoop.

Harrow County Library Edition would make the perfect gift for anyone even remotely devoted to the horror genre, if only we gave gifts on Halloween.

As if there weren’t enough complications, more arise in issue #6 of Coda. Plus, there may be a potential solution to Hum’s ultimate goal. Hum is a do-gooding bard turned into a self-centered bandit. When the civilization of magic that had thrived then fell, he lost his wife Serka to bouts of rage, in which she’d disappear into the desert for weeks or months at a time seeking revenge. Now, the only bit of magic left in the world comes from a substance called Akker. Hum needs as much Akker as he can get to undo the curse that is coursing through Serka. The head of an Ylf that he now carries with him (Ylfs are magic beings that are full of Akker and regenerate.) accuses Hum of wanting to change her. He insists he wants to help her, and, with that, the strong and potentially tragic allegory at play here becomes very topical.

Cold Spots follows the story of an absentee father who is hired by his wealthy stepfather to find their wife/daughter, Alyssa, respectively, but, more importantly, the daughter that she has taken with her, Grace. Cullen Bunn enjoys crossing his genres, and this horror story is no exception, falling somewhere between gothic and noir. The father, Dan, sets off on a supernatural detective story that finds people instantaneously frozen to ice when touched by the supernatural predators.

The third issue of Aliens: Dust to Dust loses some of the magic of the first two issues.

Whether you are traveling to the Para-Zone for the first time, or coming back for more, there is always something to discover in Black Hammer.

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