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Book Spotlight: Neil Gaiman’s ‘Neverwhere’ Illustrated Edition With Chris Riddell
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Neil Gaiman Neverwhere Illustrated by Chris Riddell

Neverwhere
Illustrated Edition – Hardcover
By Neil Gaiman
Illustrations by Chris Riddell
Publisher: William Morrow
Release date: September 26, 2017

You know how Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a fascinating read all on its own, but yet is elevated to another level when read with the accompanying illustrations by Sir John Tenniel? That’s the feeling you’ll get when you pick up the new edition of Neil Gaiman‘s novel Neverwhere, now rereleased in the United States with illustrations by Chris Riddell.

First released in 1996 as a novelization of Gaiman’s original script for the Neverwhere miniseries on BBC, the novel follows Richard Mayhew, an average man living a humdrum life in London led around by his controlling fiancee when his world is turned upside down after he rescues a mysterious young girl named Door. After his good deed renders him invisible and unable to go back to his normal life, Richard must find Door in London Below, a dark bizarre hidden underworld populated by angels, monsters, assassins, supernatural beings, and more.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer: Rey Is Looking For Her Place
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The first full trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the highly anticipated sequel to 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens, made its debut tonight on ESPN during Monday Night Football halftime, and is now online!

Watch the full trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi here below, and also check out the new poster released tonight as well.

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‘Castle Rock’ Teaser: New Hulu Series Set In Stephen King Multiverse From JJ Abrams
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Stephen King Castle Rock Hulu Series

Hulu has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming original series Castle Rock, which is set in the Stephen King multiverse and executive produced by J.J. Abrams.

Watch the teaser, which premiered this weekend at New York Comic-Con, here below.

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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer To Air During Monday Night Football
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Back in April, we got our first look at the highly anticipated sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi with a lengthy teaser trailer, which premiered at Star Wars Celebration. Now, Lucasfilm has announced that the first full trailer for the follow-up to 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be released tomorrow night!

The trailer will debut on ESPN during Monday Night Football this Monday night, October 9th, during halftime of the NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears in Chicago, which begins at 5:15pm PDT/8:15pm EDT.

We’ll have the trailer up to watch here at Geeks Of Doom soon after its television debut, so be sure to check back Monday night!

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Comet TV Guide To October 2017 Movies & TV Shows
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This month, COMET TV, which streams free sci-fi and horror movies and television shows, is offering a bunch of new selections in movies and TV shows, including the RoboCop film trilogy; the Kevin Sorbo-starring TV series Andromeda; and plenty of underground horror movies to usher in the Halloween season!

Check out the programming guide for new offerings for October 2017 here below.

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Book Review: Retrograde By Peter Cawdron
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Retrograde
Hardcover | Kindle | Audiobook
By Peter Cawdron
Publisher: HMH Books | John Joseph Adams
Release date: September 12, 2017

The first colony has been established on Mars. Christened Endeavour, the underground community consists of four modules, each with a team of scientists and support staff from the United States, China, Russia, and Eurasia, respectively. The human colonists had been trained to handle living in confined spaces, in isolation, and with limited means in the most inhospitable environments. Every possible scenario the team could face — even the possibility of their own deaths — has been explored and prepared for, except, that is, what to do in the event of a nuclear war on Earth, which is exactly what happens in Peter Cawdron‘s Retrograde.

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‘Good Omens’: Jon Hamm Joins Neil Gaiman’s Amazon Series
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Jon Hamm has joined the cast of Good Omens, the upcoming television adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett‘s novel Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, Amazon Studios and BBC announced today.

Hamm, who’s best known for his leading role in TV’s Mad Men and was seen earlier this year in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver, will be playing the role of the archangel Gabriel, who is the primary messenger of God, in the upcoming six-part limited series.

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Book Review: Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction
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Paperbacks From Hell
The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction
Paperback | Kindle
By Grady Hendrix
Publisher: Quirk Books
Release date: September 19, 2017

By the time I was 12, I had exhausted the entire catalogue of Nancy Drew mysteries, Judy Blume’s tales of adolescence, Tolkien’s Middle-earth, C.S. Lewis’s world of Narnia, and much more at my local library and had moved on to Stephen King horror novels and was on the lookout for more of the same. This was back in the 80s, aka pre-Internet, so I had to do a lot of judging books by their covers to figure out what my next selection would be. Thankfully, there were a lot of seriously eye-catching covers in horror fiction back then, and Paperbacks From Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction, a new offering from Quirk Books, is shining a spotlight on those long-forgotten gems.

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Book Review: Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours By David Mack
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Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours
Paperback | Kindle | Audiobook
By David Mack
Publisher: Gallery Books | Simon & Schuster
Release date: September 26, 2017

With the premiere of an all-new Star Trek television series this week comes its first tie-in novel, Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours, which is set one year before the events of the new show. The book introduces us to Lieutenant Michael Burnham, a human woman who was raised on Vulcan, just as she’s elevated to Acting First Officer of the Starship Shenzhou, serving under Captain Philippa Georgiou.

With orders from Starfleet Command, the U.S.S. Shenzhou is en route to help Sirsa III, where a drilling operation has inadvertently awoken an ancient alien leviathan hidden deep within the planet’s seas that has attacked the Federation colony from below. To assist, the U.S.S. Enterprise, commanded by Captain Christopher Pike with Lt. Spock as Second Officer, is also on the way to the planet, where they learn that the regional government has not exactly been on the up and up with the Federation. There’s little time before the ancient vessel destroys the planet and then moves on to conquering other worlds, so the crews of both starships must work together quickly to learn enough about their new enemy to eliminate its deadly threat.

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‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7 Available Now Via Digital Download
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If you’re eagerly waiting to get your hands on the DVD or Blu-ray edition of Season 7 of the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones, you’ll have to hold out until December 12, 2017 when they are released. BUT, if you don’t want to wait (and who does?), you can own the digital version of the entire season along with bonus features today!

The digital download for Game of Thrones: The Complete Seventh Season was released today and is available through retailers such as iTunes, Vudu, Fandango Now, Microsoft, and Google Play.

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