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Doctor Who Profile: Jemma Redgrave – Kate Stewart returns

Blogtor Who - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 14:00

Eagle eyed viewers watching the ‘Next Time’ trailer would have spotted a familiar face. Jemma Redgrave is back as Kate Stewart. Jemma Redgrave first appeared in Doctor Who during the Chris Chibnall penned episode ‘The Power of Three‘. During the episode it was revealed that Kate was in fact a Lethbridge-Stewart. Seems only appropriate to have a […]

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Doctor Who Profile: Robert Bathurst finally joins the cast of Doctor Who

Blogtor Who - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 12:00

A distinguished actor with a lengthy career, it was only a matter of time before Robert Bathurst would appear in Doctor Who. This week, in Survivors of the Flux, he finally will. The trailer for Doctor Who: Flux revealed a number of guest stars. Perhaps one of the most recognisable actors to be featured was […]

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Three of the Best: Doctor Who’s Most Stylish Chillers

Blogtor Who - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 10:06

Doctor Who has always had the power to unnerve and scare. Blogtor Who looks back to compare three of its most stylish chillers Last week’s episode Village of the Angels was a real spine tingler, As such it joins a very proud tradition of Doctor Who stories so unnerving in concept and execution that even […]

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OH, ME OF LITTLE FAITH A holiday observance by Howard Chaykin

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:12

The first five years of my relationship with my wife–a converso–conversa?–were spent with her constantly apologizing for the awful things I say to people, and annually trying to get me to attend High Holy Days services at a shul of her choice.

She finally stopped apologizing for me when she realized that although she knew I meant every word I said, unfiltered as I am, everyone else assumed I was just kidding. Nobody would say such a thing, right?

For the record, I never kid. Some have tourettes, I have fourettes.

And she finally quit trying to drag my ass into a synagogue when the futility of this mission became obvious with my insistence that “I’m so good at being Jewish, I don’t have to practice.”

I’m a devout atheist, who considers himself Jewish. Not Semitic–there’s nothing middle eastern about me–but Eastern European–from that part of the world just before Asia rears its head. This is what entitles the current spate of crypto-Nazis to question whether Jews are European at all. Some shit just never gets old, am I right?

I’m a Jew because, as anyone who pays attention to the history of the world since Jesus showed up, I’m a member of a club from which I am not permitted to resign. So in regard to faith, holidays, and other seasonal anomalies, I’m not your go-to guy.

And if the current thrust of realpolitik continues in the arc it seems to be embracing, my lack of faith seems utterly justified…unless you accept, as I do, that with all the anathema that exists among us, socially, ethnically and racially speaking, one thing remains universally constant–everyone hates the Jews.

Best of the holiday season,
Howard Chaykin

Categories: Comic Book Blogs

HAPPY HANUKKAH

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:11

The staff of First Comics News wishes our Jewish readers a Happy Hanukkah!

Alex Wright, Ben Herman, Bill Black, Bob Almond, Dærick Gröss Sr., Kallie Chris, Katie Salidas, Mat Kaufman, Michael Dunne, Miguel Ortiz, Paul Carberry, Tanya Tate, Tim Chizmar, Art Sippo, Chris Marshall, David Markowski, Colt Cabana, Harry Sully, Jamie Coville, Jeff Burton, Sammy Maynard, Chris Squires, Francis Sky, Grant Offenberger, Jez Ibelle, Joeseph Simon, Martin Boruta, Peter Breau, Phil Latter, Eric N Bennett, Calvin Daniels, Francis Garbut, Frank Zanca, Giovanni Aria, Joshua Pantalleresco, Paco X Gonzalez Munoz, Ric Croxton, Thomas Bottoms, Wayne Hall, Matthew Szewczyk, Richard Vasseur, and Rik Offenberger

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HANUKKAH: A CIVIL WAR STORY

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:10

The warrior Judah Maccabee, drawn by Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld

Hanukkah is an odd holiday. It is the only holiday in the Jewish calendar that celebrates a military victory. Also it is the only holiday that commemorates violence between Jewish factions. All other Jewish holidays focus on God and prayer.

The relationship between God and man is central to the Jewish faith and the Tanakh, what non-Jews call the old testament, is the stories of our ancestors personal relationship and iteration with God.

In fact Hanukkah isn’t even a bible story, it comes from the Megillat Antiochus. A Megillat is basically a scroll, and scrolls were the way stories were written before book pages were invented.

A Bernard Picart copper plate engraving circa 1730

Hanukkah is an eight-day celebration that commemorates the re-dedication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, where The Jews had risen up against their Greek-Syrian oppressors in the Maccabean Revolt. Hanukkah, which means “dedication” in Hebrew, begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and usually falls in November or December. Called the Festival of Lights, the holiday is celebrated with the lighting of the menorah, traditional foods, games and gifts.

Judah Maccabee by Arthur Szyk

Judea, now known as Israel, came under the control of Antiochus III, the Seleucid king of Syria, who allowed the Jews who lived there to continue practicing their religion during his occupation of Judea. After his death, his son, Seleucus IV became King of Syria. His brother Antiochus IV killed Seleucus IV became the new King of Syria and he outlawed the Jewish religion and ordered the Jews practice his religion Hellenism, what we refer to as Greek Mythology. Antiochus IV sent his soldiers to Jerusalem, massacring thousands of people and desecrating the city’s holy Second Temple and erecting an altar to Zeus in the Temple.

Jerusalem under Antiochus IV had fell into civil war between two camps of Jews: Hellenistic Jews who assimilated into the Greek and Syrian culture and customs; The Orthodox Jews who were determined to impose Jewish laws and traditions, even if by force and the killing of Hellenistic Jews who refused Orthodox Law.

The Maccabee International by Gustave Dore

The rebel forces were led by a Jewish priest named Mattathias and his five sons, a large-scale rebellion broke out against Antiochus and the Seleucid monarchy. When Matthathias died in 166 B.C., his son Judah, known as Judah Maccabee, Maccabee being the Hebrew word for Hammer. Within two years the Maccabee Army had successfully driven the Syrians out of Jerusalem, relying largely on guerilla warfare tactics. Judah called on his followers to cleanse the Second Temple, rebuild its altar and light altar lamp. The altar lamp is an eternal flame who’s oil is refiled before the flame is extinguished so that it produces an everlasting light.

In North America, Hanukkah has exploded into a major commercial phenomenon, largely because it falls near or overlaps with Christmas. Allowing Jewish Children to enjoy the cultural gift giving custom of Christmas with their own religious background.

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COMICS SHIPPING THIS WEEK

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:04

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Superman And The Authority HC, $24.99
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FIRST SECOND BOOKS
Creepy Case Files Of Margo Maloo Volume 2 The Monster Mall GN, $9.99
Creepy Case Files Of Margo Maloo Volume 3 The Tangled Web HC, $15.99
Golden Age Volume 2 HC, $29.99

GRAPHIX
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HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE
Swamp God #2 (Of 6), $2.99

HERMES PRESS
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HERO COLLECTOR
Battlestar Galactica The Official Ships Collection Magazine #22 (Osiris Blood And Chrome), $69.95
Space 1999 Vehicles And Ships Magazine #1 (Eagle One Transporter), $79.95
Star Trek Online Starships Collection Magazine #17 (U.S.S. Edison NCC-95160), $29.95
Star Trek The Official Starships Collection Magazine Special #27( Son’a Battleship), $49.95

IDW PUBLISHING
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Star Wars The High Republic Adventures #11 (Cover A Harvey Tolibao), $3.99
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Transformers Shattered Glass #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Alex Milne), $3.99
Transformers Shattered Glass #4 (Of 5)(Cover B Bethany McGuire-Smith), $3.99
Transformers Shattered Glass #4 (Of 5)(Cover C Sara Pitre-Durocher)

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Complete Darkness Volume 2 HC, $49.99
Complete Darkness Volume 2 TP, $29.99
Deadly Class #49 (Cover A Wesley Craig), $3.99
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Department Of Truth #14 (Cover A Martin Simmonds), $3.99
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INSIGHT COMICS
Court Of The Dead The War Of Flesh And Bone GN, $29.99

INSIGHT EDITIONS
Jurassic World The Ultimate Pop-Up Book HC, $75.00
Tech Noir The Art Of James Cameron HC, $75.00

J-NOVEL CLUB
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KODANSHA COMICS
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Cardcaptor Sakura Collector’s Edition Volume 9 HC (not verified by Diamond), $29.99
Living-Room Matsunaga-san Volume 8 GN (not verified by Diamond), $12.99
Noragami Stray God Volume 23 GN (not verified by Diamond), $10.99
That Time I Got Reincarnated As A Slime Trinity In Tempest Volume 4 GN (not verified by Diamond), $12.99

LEV GLEASON – NEW FRIDAY
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LITTLE SIMON
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MAD CAVE STUDIOS
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MARVEL COMICS
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Avengers #50 (Cover A Ed McGuinness), $9.99
Avengers #50 (Cover B Jack Kirby Hidden Gem Variant)
Avengers #50 (Cover C Ron Lim)
Avengers #50 (Cover D Rob Liefeld Deadpool 30th Anniversary Variant)
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Avengers #50 (Cover F Steve McNiven)
Avengers #50 (Cover G Arthur Adams Infinity Saga Phase 1 Variant)
Avengers #50 (Cover H Ed McGuinness)
Avengers #50 (Cover I Stefano Caselli)
Avengers #50 (Cover J Marcos Martin)
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COSPLAY GIRL OF THE WEEK!

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:03

This week’s Cosplay Girl of the Week BLAKELEE ORTEGA

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COSPLAY DUDE OF THE WEEK!

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:02

This week’s Cosplay Dude of the Week

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COSPLAY TEAM OF THE WEEK!

First Comics News - Sun, 11/28/2021 - 08:01

This week’s Cosplay Team of the Week


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Monsters and Midways #1

First Comics News - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 22:00


Second Sight Publishing, one of America’s only black owned comic book publishers, strives for excellence in all of its endeavors. That said, mistakes happen in a small business and SSP is not immune to the mistake bug from time to time. The important thing we feel at SECOND SIGHT is to own our mistakes and have complete transparency with you, the retailers and life blood of the industry we all dearly love. In the December edition of Diamond Comic Distributors’ monthly catalog, PREVIEWS, Second Sight accidentally included a solicitation for MONSTERS & MIDWAYS #1. There were two covers in the solicitation: One by series co-creator and artist Jeremy Megert and one by industry legend, Ben Templesmith.

Oops.

We weren’t supposed to solicit that series quite yet. We had planned to wait until February to unleash the art of Jeremy Megert, who we think is going to light this industry on fire with his first published series. We didn’t want to let the cat out of the bag that one of the wittiest comic book creators and writers we’ve ever discovered, Nick Goodwin… is about to wow the comic book readers in our industry. And we certainly didn’t want to let it on that we’re the company that brought Chuck Satterlee (KONG: KING OF SKULL ISLAND, OF BITTER SOULS, THIRTEEN STEPS) back to comics with his first series in a decade! And did we mention Templemsith?

So, we done screwed up. We’re sorry.

The Monsters & Midways crew is hard at work and way past the first issue, but we had a plan to release from April to September and we’re sticking to it. Our apologies for the slight confusion and look for Monsters & Midways #1, from one of the most exciting comic book publishers in the country… in February.

But just in case you missed the accidental solicitation, here it is again… A down on his luck heavy metal guitarist hasn’t gotten very far with his songs about elves and wizards and dark magic. Let’s see how he does with the real thing. Dave, a heavy metal guitarist, finds he is actually a latent barbarian in issue one. His partner, a wizard with less than charming people skills, explains the fate of the world is up to them. Welcome to magic, Dave! Set in 1976 Chicago, Monsters & Midways is a fun take on swords and sorcery with innovative concepts mixing magic, nuclear energy, heavy metal and elves.

We hope you’ll give Monsters & Midways #1 a try in the February previews!

Did we mention Templemsith?

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Commentary On Modifying the Free OSR Adventure Module 'Grandfather's Rain' By Kevin Crawford For - ACK's Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu & Colonial Troopers Knight Hawks rpg

Swords & Stitchery - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 18:06
 So for the past couple of days I've been quietly working on a campaign world of a post apocalyptic nature & so far there are some campaign notes that I've got in DM Steve's note book. According to him we're going to be using several wildly variant sources. To start with is Kevin Crawford's Other Dust a post apocalyptic Stars Without Numbers add on supplement that doesn't get nearly enough Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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TSR's 1976 "Lower Prices" Dice Ad (that shares text with Holmes Basic)

Zenopus Archives - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 16:56


Over on Ebay, Jim Ward has been auctioning items accumulated from his career working at TSR, and among them I noted this early advertisement for dice from TSR that I don't recall seeing before. It appears to be from 1976, as the reverse side is an announcement for the new Metamorphosis Alpha RPG. TSR produced a number of these monochrome advertising sheets in the 1970s, some of which were also used as ads in magazines.
The lengthy explanatory text at the bottom of the page especially caught my attention because it's extremely similar to the "USING THE DICE" section found near the end of the Holmes Basic rulebook. Back in the last post of the Holmes Manuscript series, I presumed that this section originated with TSR, as it is not found in Holmes' manuscript.


Image originally posted in the Holmes Basic G+ Community (archived here)

The above image is from a 2nd or 3rd printing of the rulebook, but the "Using the Dice" text is the same in the 1st printing. Below is a transcription in which I've bolded the text that is the same as in the "Low Impact" Ad:
        Players need not be confused by the special dicecalled for in DUNGEONS & DRAGONS. By using theassortment of 4-, 6-, 8-, 12- and 20-sided dice, a widerange of random possibilities can be easily handled.        For a linear curve (equal probability of anynumber), simply roll the appropriate die for 1-4, 1-6, 1 -8, 1-10 , or 1-12. If some progression is called for,determine and use the appropriate die (for instance, 2-7 would call for a 6-sided die with a one spot addition).For extensions of the base numbers, roll a second diewith the appropriately numbered die. For example: togenerate 1-20, roll the 20-sided die and 6-sided die,and if the 6-sided die comes up 1-3 , the number shownon the 20-sider is 1-10 (1-0), and if the 6-sider comes up4-6, add 10 to the 20-sided die and its numbers become11-20 (1-0). This application is used with the 12-sideddie to get 1-24. If 1-30 or 1-36 are desired, read the 6-sider with the 20- or 12-sided die, with 1 -2 equalling noaddition, 3-4 adding 10, and 5-6 adding 20. Thisprinciple can be used to generate many other linearcurves.        For bell curves (increasing probability of numbersin the center, decreasing at both ends), just roll thesame die two or more times, roll several of the sametype of dice, or even roll two or more different dice.
The introductory sentence has been replaced with two sentences, and one extra sentence covering modified ranges has been added, but otherwise the text is almost identical. From this we can see how another portion of the text of the Holmes Basic rulebook was constructed from some pre-existing text. I don't know whether this text is original to this ad, or if there is yet another source text from which it was taken. I assume the author here is Gygax based on the lengthier "Dice" section in the AD&D Dungeon Masters Guide.
A later version of the "Using the Dice" text that is revised to include the chits can be seen in my recent post, Jim Ward on the Why of Chits.
See AlsoDice Dragon (New Monster)Gygax's Killer DieMarked 20-sided DieDice of the Gods (Creative Publications Dice Packaging)TSR Percentile Dice in the 1970s
And Jon Peterson's numerous articles on RPG dice of the 1970s.
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What Nightmares May Come

Ten Foot Pole - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 12:32
By Andrew Foster Self Published City of Mist

An aging catholic exorcist and assessor needs the crew’s help in banishing the alleged evil spirits surrounding a young boy. What kind of terror could bring a once steadfast priest to the breaking point ? Could a mere child really be the harbinger of something evil or is something else at play? Whatever it is, it’s quickly spreading to the nearby neighbors who are being plagued by the all too real events colored by death and terror. If that wasn’t enough, people are starting to believe the rumors about a previously captured serial killer who is on the loose again. Will the crew be able to save the residents of the 36th Street Apartments in time before their own living nightmares consume them?

This 25 page adventure is the usual spooky dream time investigation adventure of a modern horror nature. It has nice touches here and there and, surprisingly, doesn’t reach TOO far in to the pretension that the marketing hints at. It also has no idea how to support the DM. Or write read-aloud. Or format a section for scanning. And, I take offence at the subject matter.

This adventure centers around a kid who is the living manifestation of The Spirit Of All Life, the aboriginal creator who also created the dreaming. Or is the dreaming? I don’t pretend to understand. All I know is that a white kid is the aboriginal creator. Can you do this in a home game? Sure. Should you shit all over gypsies in a published adventure? Probably not. It’s in bad taste and things suitable for a home game are not always suitable for a published adventure. 

So, I don’t know where to start with this. I bought it explicitly because it looked like pretentious edge lord shit. Read that marketing blurb again. “What kind of terror could …” and, the best of all, the last two lines of the other marketing blurb are “… ultimately come face to face with their own demons, and hopefully find the wisdom to help a hurt soul come to terms with their grief.

“ Uh huh. Grief? Uh huh. The characters own demons? Uh huh uh huh. Fucking masterful pretention that is. How could this adventure be anything other than the full on catharsis that we all seek from a tuesday night of gaming with beer and pretzels!? Finally, my deep held truma regarding the search for meaning in a world inherently devoid of it shall be resolved and no longer will all love me and despair but I shall remain Galadriel. Or, I’m gonna have some more Campairi and roll my eyes. 

So this kids mother dies. He starts making people have nightmares, including a priest who comes to exorcise him, a psychiatrist who examines him, and basically everyone in his apartment complex. The party enters at the behest of the priest, does some basic investigation of the priest, psych, and the apartment complex. They go to the kids apartment, find a THING has happened, and go to the roof to find the kid pulling the entire complex in to the dreamtime. The only real conflict here is with shadow monster things from the dreamtime. This seems lame to me, much in the same way that I bitch about designers using humanoids too much in fantasy adventures. When every threat is supernatural the tone of the game changes and becomes substantially less visceral, with, I believe, less perceived threat of the players characters. The fantastic made mundane. 

It’s a pretty standard adventure of this type. You get a call from the priest. Go to the church and fight nightmare monsters. Investigate. Go to the next place in the chain, the psych’s office. Fight nightmare monsters and investigate. Go to the apartment complex and investigate and fight nightmare monsters. Find the kids apartment and have the “emotional” ending. 95% of all modern adventures go this way, be it the modern genre of the post-90’s time frame. They both do it. You know, the plot thing.

I’m going to cover a few interesting things about this. First, the monsters/people, etc have a few bullet points in them to help run them, atmospherically. One of them “Creeps along the walls silently like a fluid shadow”, or “Whispering and snickering near you” or “Bang and scrap at the doorway where Father Stone has barricaded himself in” or “Dissipate right in front of your eyes with a terrible screeching noise.” I talk frequently about specificity and in supporting the DM with some advice. These are excellent examples of what I’m talking about. It’s specific examples that the DM can either include directly or riff off of, instead of generalized advice. It’s not text heavy, or dragging on for paragraphs. It’s bulleted for easy reference. It’s exactly how the DM should be supported for a shadow nightmare monster might act and/or interact with the party. 

It also doers this interesting thing, in one place, that tells the DM “Hey, if you want a quicker pace to the game then skip this next section and if you want a slower pace then use it.” That’s interesting advice, especially in one of these plot/investigation things, and something that I don’t think you ever, but rarely, see an adventure do. It’s totally misplaced in this adventure and has you skip some quite evocative content, but, hey, nice idea anyway.

FInally, the designer does have a certain penchant for writing a cliff hanger line of dialog. The hook has a priest calling you late at night and whispering in to the phone in a terrified voice before screaming “I will cast you out and send you back to hell!” Sweet! That’ll wake you up in the morning! As you approach the church, the read-aloud there ends with you hearing a scream coming from within “You have no power in the house of the Lord! Unclean spirit, I cast you out and back to hell!” Uh … fuck yeah! That’s how you write a cut! None of this “What do you do?” interrogatory bullshit. 

Ok. I did my good deed for the day and noted a few non-shitty things. Time to Burn it down. Burn it down baby burn it burn it down!

The read-aloud happens as you transition to each new scene location. It is terrible. Dreadfully pretentious. I guess, I could see how it could be ok in a kind of noir-like voiceover. “The silhouetted gothic form of the River- side Cathedral, with its vaulted but- tresses and harsh pointed arches cutting through the thick misty fog looms over you, stopping you in your tracks. Is it awe, reverence or fear?” or “The palpable hopeless- ness reminds you of one of the City’s harshest truths…“Everyone is just a step away from disaster.”” Classic examples of telling instead of showing. You want the party to feel this way, and it’s up to you, as the designer, to write content that gets them to feel this way. I am not so jaded as I let on that I cannot be moved. But, if you TELL me to fell someway them I’m just going to roll my eyes and say fuck you, at least internally, and fuck with the game. You gotta communicate this shit by showing. What can you describe that makes me THINK “a step away from disaster?” Write that. 

The designer also leaves shit out. A LOT of shit. They center certain pieces of information as being important to the story and then never mention it again, at least not in a way that is useful for the the DM. A serial killer, back on the loose again? Let’s not mention ANYTHING about him other than give him a stat block for his nightmare version. What the fuck do you do if the party starts to investigate the killer? Asks questions about them? Nothing. Well, “make some shit up”, of course. But, the designer should be supporting the DM in this. Thisa happens time and again in the adventure. The priest is troubled by a past exorcism that went wrong. The demon in the church taunts him about this. The party is sure to ask him about it. But, nothing is provided. Sure, it’s all misleading content, but, fuck, if you’re going to introduce something like this then give it a few sentences to support the DM as the party inevitable follo wup on this lead.

Scenes are also incompletely described. You see a doctor sitting in her chair in one intro paragraph. There’s no fucknig mention of the giant pools of blood that surround her, since she slit her fucking wrists. Or, in another, of a body hanging out the window of the apartment complex that you can presumably see from the street, or the piles of people mulling around in the courtyard. No, you must reach those other locations before those details are shared. And yet, those clues, mentioned before then, lead the party to those scenes. If you open a door to a 20-x20 room with a fucking giant dragon in it then you mentioned the fucking dragon inthe read-aloud. Prominanalty. You don’t leave the giant pools of blood as a follow-up detail. This is not the over-explaining that I blast readaloud for. 

I could go on an on on this adventure. I’m particularly disappointed by the lack of dreamtime support, and annoyed at the direct question “whats your worst nightmare” that is asked for the players characters so it can manifest. This is SOOOOO overfuckingused and always not supproted … just as it is here. And the final “battle”/scene on the rooftop is essentially not supported at all …e xcept for a entire page of stat block for the kid. Who the fuck can wade through that during a game while running it? Nothing evocative, nothing to guide. 

A locked door mystery without mentioning the door being locked. 

This is $7 at DriveThru. The preview is three pages. You can get a decent idea of the writing style from it. It’s a good preview. 

https://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/375944/What-Nightmares-May-Come?1892600

I recommend watching from 30 second onward. I love how the stenographer is diligently recording the chanting.

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SCOUT COMICS / TRACKER COLLECTIBLES ANNOUNCE KICKSTARTER FOR 1:18 SCALE LIMITED EDITION “PRESTIGE COLLECTION” ACTION FIGURES OF PHANTOM STARKILLER AND ELECTRIC BLACK STARTING ON BLACK FRIDAY

First Comics News - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 09:05

 

Los Angeles, CA – November 26th 2021 –  TRACKER COLLECTIBLES, a division of SCOUT Comics and Entertainment,  is excited to announce their brand new KICKSTARTER launching on Black Friday, November 26th 2021. The KICKSTARTER will feature 1:18 scale LIMITED EDITION “PRESTIGE COLLECTION” action figures of two of SCOUT COMICS most popular comic characters. “Phantom Starkiller” from Peter Goral (Killer Bootlegs) and Joseph Schmalke’s “Phantom Starkiller” comic book series and “Julius Black” from Joseph Schmalke and Rich Woodall’s “The Electric Black” and “Electric Black Presents!”
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In the fall of 2020, Scout Comics & Entertainment announced the launch of TRACKER Collectibles, a new company that would specialize in the exclusive production of toys and other collectible merchandise for Scout Comics’ & Black Caravan’s HUGE catalog of creator-owned intellectual properties. The TRACKER Toy division of SCOUT Comics is run by Killer Bootlegs’s Peter Goral, who is at the forefront of the handmade action figure movement. Peter’s figures and art are highly sought after by collectors and have been in galleries all over the world. These new figures are heavily inspired by the nostalgia for the “classic” action figures and toys of Yesteryear. They push the boundaries of the sculpts to new heights incorporating a higher level of detail making them reminiscent of the higher-priced collectibles and thus appealing to the more serious and grown-up fans who have collected similar sized figures in the past.
“We met Killer Bootlegs when we started publishing Phantom Starkiller and knew instantly that we had the perfect person to launch our collectibles division in Peter Goral.” said Scout’s CMO Don Handfield. “We are so excited to release the first of many figures from the extensive Scout, Black Caravan and Scoot catalog. Peter, Joe and the rest of the team have been working very hard over the past year to make the best available figures. We can’t wait to share them with the rest of the world!”

“Not only were we obsessed with making a GREAT lineup of collectible action figures for display purposes, we really wanted to focus on the form, function, and playability of the figures as well.” said Peter Goral, CEO of TRACKER Collectibles.  “As action figure fans and collectors, we really wanted to make sure we avoided any issues such as, when a figure can’t properly hold it’s accessory, refuses to stand, or has limited or zero motion at articulation points on account of bad planning. So needless to say,  our team focused A LOT of thought, time, and consideration into making sure we had everything PERFECT, even going so far as to having some of the 3D models nearly rebuilt from the ground up to make sure they were absolutely flawless. We can’t wait for fans to see the final product and get their hands on them.”

Fans can contribute to the KICKSTARTER beginning FRIDAY NOV 26th HERE with tiers beginning at just $5. Check out some of the REWARDS below and check out the KICKSTARTER FOR full details, reward structure and stretch goasl!

5×7 Phantom Starkiller “Turnaround” Art Print (signed by Peter Goral) – $5 Reward & Add-on

5×7 Julius Black “Turnaround” Art Print (signed by Joseph Schmalke & Rich Woodall) – $5 Reward & Add-on

“Classic” Phantom Starkiller – $25 Reward & Add-on

Kickstarter Exclusive “Glow-in-the-Dark” Phantom Starkiller – $25  Reward

Kickstarter Exclusive “Glow-in-the-Dark” Julius Black – $25 Reward

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The Hey Kids Comics Radio Show – Episode 182

First Comics News - Sat, 11/27/2021 - 03:00
Uncanny X-Men

Chris, Adam, Chris and Martin go all X-canny and X-stonishing looking back at their favourite X-Men comics. Mutant Massacre, Fall fo the Mutants, Days of Future Past. Somehow we managed to say a lot about nothing. But one thing is for sure, those Merry Marvel Mutants were a heck of a lot of fun.

If you are interested in older episodes please head to … http://heykidscomics.ca !

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