One of the highlights of the MCM Birmingham Comic Con is always the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers that attend. The sheer breadth of costumes range from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters.
With a preview of Kuruz: One by One set to be debuted at MCM London at the end of the month, here at Geek Pride we thought we’d do a little review on the story so far to whet your appetites for the next volume. From the get go, Sonesh Joshi’s first volume of […]
The new Eisenhorn comic, Eisenhorn: Xenos, from Pixelhero Games and GW and published by TPub, is a preview to the new game, setting the stage for the adventure you'll play when you start.
“Are you troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Do you experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic?, Have you or your family ever seen a spook, spectre or ghost?, If the answer is “yes,” then don’t wait another minute. Pick up the phone and call the professionals…” With the […]
Sophie Sparham’s Snow in Hell starts out innocently enough as high-concept science-fiction, then angels start appearing, then necromancers, and then it gets seriously weird.
"'What are you gonna do? You ain't gonna plug me and let me fall to the street. Come on bounty hunter, where are your cuffs? I'm worth more alive than I am dead. So, let's get this over with.' 'No bounties, no rewards,' He said, pulling the trigger. Cortez's body fell into the dust twenty feet below. People gathered around with the blood seeping out of the holes in his body and married to the dirt below."
It’s very rare that I am one to judge a book by its cover, what with novels having different editions etc. But there was something about this particular book that grabbed me; perhaps it was the upside down skeleton dressed as a cowboy, leering and grinning madly from the shelf at me. Maybe it was […]
"A tangled mass of brightly glowing yellow caterpillar thread emerged from the ceiling and spread across the room in such a dramatic fashion that it looked to Hatter like frozen lightning. The yellow thread transmitted power while circuits of blue thread transmitted information in glowing sapphire pulses, speeding this way and that like little blue vehicles traveling along the busy roads of Wondertropolis. They were azure shooting stars."
If you’ve finished the game and haven’t quite managed to separate yourself from the world of the Witcher with its myriad contracts, sorceresses and destiny then have no fear. If you’ve found that you’ve not quite had your fill of monsters and taverns, then there is a solution, you can always go back and learn more about […]
A few months ago, at the insistence of a friend, I picked up the first book of The Raven Cycle series. I was convinced I was in for yet another young adult feast of carbon copy teenagers, built upon the same template of cliches that has poisoned much of the YA literature. I clung to that idea […]