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Audiobook Review: Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View
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Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View
Star Wars Expanded Universe
Audiobook | Hardcover | Kindle
Narrated by Jonathan Davis, Ashley Eckstein, Janina Gavankar, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, January LaVoy, Saskia Maarleveld, Carol Monda, Daniel José Older, Marc Thompson
Published by Penguin Random House Audio
Release Date: October 3, 2017

What a spectacular collection of talent, this audiobook has! Star Wars: From A Certain Point Of View is loaded to the brim with amazing stories and has a star-studded cast of voices, each one chosen specifically to create the most presentable experience possible for the listener. Whomsoever is responsible for dreaming this up should be rewarded handsomely.

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BOOM! Studios Comic Releases For June 1, 2016
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Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of BOOM! Studios comic book titles that were released last week on June 1, 2016.

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Oni Press Releases For April 13, 2016
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Oni Press releases

Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Oni Press comic book titles that were released on April 13, 2016. The trade at the end of the list is my pick of the Oni books this week!

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Oni Press Comics Releases For March 30, 2016
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Oni Press releases

Below you’ll find the solicitations information and cover artwork for all of Oni Press comic book titles that were released on March 30, 2016.

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Marvel Comics Gives Readers ‘The Death Of Wolverine’
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If you’ve been paying attention to Paul Cornell’s Wolverine series since he took over, you’ll already know that Wolverine has lost his famous healing factor and has been living without it. It looks like the “living” part of it will be coming to an end in September as Marvel Comics will release a four part weekly series titled “The Death of Wolverine.”

The mini-series will be written by comic’s newest wunderkind Charles Soule (She-Hulk, Swamp Thing, roughly ten billion other series) and will feature art by Steve McNiven (Civil War).

Check out McNiven’s cover for “The Death of Wolverine” and let us know what you think about this below.

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Comic Review: Strange Attractors HC
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Strange AttractorsStrange Attractors
Hardcover
Written by Charles Soule
Illustrated by Greg Scott
Colors by Art Lion & Matthew Petz
Letters by Thomas Mauer
Cover by Dan Duncan
Complexity Maps by Robert Saywitz
Archaia Entertainment
Release Date: May 28, 2013
Cover Price: $19.95

Every once in a great while I stumble upon a book or comic that truly amazes me. Whether it is the artwork or the storyline, sometimes I am simply flabbergasted. Strange Attractors has made it onto this short list. I read it the same afternoon that it arrived but found myself reading it again the next day. I’ve already loaned it out to a friend, something I seldom do, because the graphic novel is just that good and needs to be shared with the world.

Combining science fiction and mathematics, the story revolves around complexity theory as it applies to the metropolis of New York City. Basically, this means that every small action creates a chain reaction that affects the greater whole. The main character, Heller Wilson, is a young man working towards his postgraduate degree on this very concept. He seeks out a former professor from Columbia University, a Doctor Spencer Brownfield, who was a known expert on the subject before leaving his teaching position under mysterious circumstances.

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Comic Review: Strange Attractors
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Strange AttractorsStrange Attractors
Written by Charles Soule
Art by Greg Scott
Colors by Art Lyon & Matthew Petz
Letters by Thomas Mauer
Cover by Dan Duncan
Archaia Entertainment
Release Date: May 15, 2013
Cover Price: $19.95

The Butterfly Effect.

A phenomenon in which a minor change in circumstances can cause a large change in outcome.

If you had the ability to manipulate the outcomes of several small events to prevent something on a larger scale from happening, would you do it? In the new graphic novel, Strange Attractors, the themes of chaos theory are explored and examined.

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Comic Review: 27: Second Set #1
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Image Comics: 27: Second Set #127: Second Set #1
Written by Charles Soule
Art by Renzo Podesta
Cover by W. Scott Forbes
Image Comics
Release date: September 14, 2011
Price: $3.99

Guitarist William Garland is back to playing music once again, but not to the level of fame where he once was.

In 27: Second Set Issue #1, William Garland returns to his former life: playing guitar and being passionate about the music. Unfortunately, Garland isn’t as famous as he once was. He thinks his life is just as bad as when he couldn’t play guitar at all. Garland craves the fame of being known and wants it badly. When an accident happens with the magical contraption built into his chest, Garland uses its power to catapult himself back into the limelight but unknowingly catches the eyes of a villain.

The previous 27 miniseries was a favorite of mine earlier this year and I was hoping for another volume of the series. I got my wish. 27: Second Set is an excellent start to what seems to be another thrilling ride. William Garland seems to be obsessed with getting back to his famous status that he once claimed, but is causing a lot of road bumps along the way.

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Comics of Doom: Episode 91: Interview With Charles Soule
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This episode is sponsored by InstockTrades and DCBS. Two great places to save on all your comic needs!

Check out Episode 91 of Comics of Doom, the official comics podcast of Geeks of Doom. Click HERE to open the podcast player in a new window.

Podcast player is here below, along with an Episode Guide.

Listen now!

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Comic Review: 27 #3
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27 #327 #3
Written by Charles Soule
Art by Renzo Podesta
Cover by W. Scott Forbes
Price: $3.99
Image Comics
Release date: February 9, 2011

27 is a 4-issue miniseries written by Charles Soule and drawn by Renzo Podesta. The series focuses on famous guitarist Will Garland, who has just turned 27 years old. Significantly, 27 is also the age in which many high-profile musicians have died. Will’s left hand has developed a nerve disorder leaving him unable to play guitar again. Will searches for a way to play again through unorthodox means, which leads to a device that allows him to play again for a short time but ultimately leads to a whole other world of creativity.

27 #3 unlocks some of the mysteries of the series. Many secrets are revealed and Will takes an interesting ride to figure out the meaning behind a secret entity that has a tighter hold on his life with every click of the device.

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