Posts Tagged ‘Fantasy’

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In 2000, CrossGen Comics launched. Founded by millionaire Mark Alessi, CrossGen sought to expand the comics industry by forgoing super-hero titles and focusing on the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Victorian Mystery, and Sword and Sorcery genres. Each of CrossGen’s titles stood on their own but was tied to a greater mythology thanks to a Sigil, which was the source of many characters powers. 

The “sigil bearers” were supposed to join forces against a cosmic threat called the Negation in the mini-series, NEGATION WAR that would cap off four years of stories. Unfortunately, CrossGen went out of business after the second issue shipped? So what would’ve happened? Only NEGATION WAR writer Tony Bedard knew, until now…

I reached out to Tony to find out his plans for NEGATION WAR. Who’d live? Who’d die? How would the series end? Click to find out.  (more…)

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By Todd Matthy

This Friday Netflix will release Voltron: Legendary Defender, a reimagining of the classic TV series I grew up with. 

Voltron has a special place in my heart. It’s a mix of my favorite genres: Sci-Fi and Fantasy, and robots. Plus, (in addition to Robotech) it kickstarted my love of Anime. Personally, Voltron means much more.  I was an “Assistant Editor” on the Media Blasters DVD. I’ll never forget when I went to New Jersey to look at footage for extras and discovered the long lost original pilot. I wrote an article for Protoculture Addicts about my experience. 

To prepare for the new Netflix series, I’m rewatching the classic show and thought I’d share my favorite episodes with you. Click below and comment if you agree or disagree.  (And if you want to watch a few of these episodes check out the Voltron You Tube Page.)

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Meglia

Meglia

Tyrannis’ sycophant and spy. A hunched over, skinny, Decimator who speaks with hiss and is always scheming. Meglia walks with a limp due to an injury in battle but that has only made him more dangerous because it gives him time to study and come up with ways to augment himself.

Meglia enjoys performing grotesque experiments on anything that moves on his own. He hopes to get the Princesses into his lab so he can learn the source of their power.

Will the Princesses get trapped in the horror that is Meglia’s lab? Back us on Kickstarter to find out!

Tyrannis

Art by Nicolas Chapuis

Tyrannis

Leader of the Decimators. Tyrannis wants total domination over everything that lives. Those that don’t fall in line, are terminated. The reason Tyrannis believes this is unknown to him but encountering the princesses has unlocked memories that were thought erased by his creator. Tyrannis wants answers. But, more so he wants to eliminate any threat to his and followers well being. If humans and princesses are in his way, so be it.

Can Tyrannis be stopped? Pledge to our Kickstarter and find out!

 

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Zara:

Age: 13

Kingdom: Tanglewylde

Zara is a bright, spirited, thirteen-year-old girl with red hair and brown eyes. Zara is a daydreamer and go getter always leaves an impression on people with her charming but stubborn personality. Zara idolizes her ancestor Queen Kyra, who saved the five kingdoms of Harmonia during the “Days of Fire” as the last dragon rider. This, along with a desire to upstage her fellow princesses, is she journeys to the Forbidden Woods to find a baby dragon for the Midsummer Recital.

There she meets Wheeler and discovers a destiny that will make her just as important (perhaps greater) then her ancestor, Kyra.

Want to see Zara’s story? Please check out our Kickstarter.

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The Skull King

Last year, my short story, The Skull King, was published by Exiles Magazine. Now, it is available for you to own as an e-book. 

Wilbert Stanton, editor of Exiles Magazine, said The Skull King was  “A refreshing and fun read. It reminded me that there are still true fantasy writers who refuse to conform to these new age fantasy archetypes that are diluting the genre.”

To order a copy for your Kindle click here. An excerpt is available after the jump. Thank you very much for your support. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did writing it. (more…)

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Y&P-Westeros Comes to New York: HBO’s Game of Thrones Exhibit

 

Check Out: Game of Thrones Night at the Bayou.