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Doctor Who: Stranded 3 – Enter the Judoon!

Blogtor Who - Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:00

Return to Baker Street this December, as Paul McGann encounters the Judoon in the penultimate Stranded box set of full-cast audio adventures   This award-winning Doctor Who series from Big Finish Productions debuted in June 2020, with the Eighth Doctor and his friends marooned in a single time and place. Living in London, England, in […]

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Review & Commentary on Bounty Hunters In The Clement Sector By John Watts From Independence Games For The Clement Sector Campaign Setting For Cepheus Engine & 2d6 Original Science Fiction Games

Swords & Stitchery - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 15:20
 "Bring 'em back alive!With the many independent governments of Clement Sector, it is necessary to have a method to capture criminals who take advantage of the lack of a ruling interstellar polity and go on the run from justice.  For most governments in Clement Sector, the answer is the manhunter.  ""Manhunters include those who have dedicated their lives to tracking down criminals on the run, Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Lavender Kisses Beanie Tutorial

Moogly - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 15:15

The Lavender Kisses Beanie Tutorial will show you how to crochet this one skein slouch hat – in both right and left-handed video tutorials! Follow along with the free pattern here on Moogly! Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links; materials provided by Yarnspirations. Lavender Kisses Beanie Tutorial: How to Crochet the Lavender Kisses Beanie –...

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Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 17 Confirmed!

Blogtor Who - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 14:30

Welcome back to the City of Death… Doctor Who Season 17 is coming to Blu-ray! BBC Studios have officially announced the next entry in the popular Doctor Who: The Collection series of limited edition Blu-ray box sets. And it’s Season 17, the penultimate season for Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor, and the sole season script edited […]

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The Small Setting

Sorcerer's Skull - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 11:00

For some reason, the idea of a small setting has long had some appeal for me. Something like the British Isles or any other single country, sure, but also even smaller, like an single province of a country (Averoigne, Poictesme)--or smaller still, like an immense Gormenghast-esque castle and its environs.

Obviously, hexcrawling has limited to no utility in a setting like this, and it's probably not grist for a long term campaign, if you do the usual D&D activities. But you know, most campaigns I play in or run don't seem to be long term enough that that would create into a problem. My Land of Azurth campaign will be 7 years old this month, and while the players have now ventured beyond Yanth Country, I feel like we could easily still be in that terrain (roughly the size of the state of Georgia), allowing for the brief planar, time travel, and underground other-realm excursions they've done.

What's the appeal to me of the small setting? I'm not exactly sure. Perhaps it's the thought of accreting a lot of granular detail in one part of a setting in a way players will actually find interesting versus that detailed city supplement approach where most of it never gets used. There's also the possibility of developing more of a robust "supporting cast" and layering in mysteries big and small. It also makes adventure locales less likely to be one-offs, encouraging the portrayal of them as living, changing places.

In short, maybe, it's bringing some of the aspects of the megadungeon to a setting that isn't centered around a megadungeon.


Looking For Group - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 04:00

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Its All In Today's Mail - Paul Elliot's Zaibatu rpg & Postcards from Avalidad by Miguel Ribeiro, & Manuel Souza Combined

Swords & Stitchery - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 02:29
 “Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.”― William S. BurroughsSo this blog entry is gonna pick right up from here. And I asked for a physical  copy of  Postcards from Avalidad by Miguel Ribeiro, &  Manuel Souza. And the author came through in spades. Why would I need a physical copy? Because my eyes are ready to bleed out of their sockets Needleshttp://www.blogger.com/profile/11243274667834930867noreply@blogger.com0
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Legendary Illustrations at New York Comic Con 2021

First Comics News - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 02:11

Come see original art representatives Legendary Illustrations, Tragedy creator & writer Phillip Russertt, and brand-new Vampirella artist Chris Graves at Artist Alley Table I-29, at New York Comic Con 2021 on October 7th to 10th!

Tragedy #2 Kickstarter campaign launching on November 1st! Stay tuned for further details!

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The Sandman Returns panel at New York Comic Con 2021

First Comics News - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 01:53

Watch ‘The Sandman’ Returns panel, a conversation with Neil Gaiman, Kevin Smith, James McAvoy and more, about ‘The Sandman: Act II’ on October 7th at 2:00 PM, only at New York Comic Con 2021.

Reserve seating in this panel now: NYCC21.com/Reservations

Watch it live: NYCC21.com/Live

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BOOM! Studios Reveals a Surprise Exclusive Thank You Variant of R.L. Stine’s JUST BEYOND FCBD 2021

First Comics News - Thu, 10/07/2021 - 00:48

Discover a Limited Exclusive Featuring a Brand New Cover that Appears in
the Just Beyond Disney+ Series

LOS ANGELES, CA (October 6, 2021) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at a surprise one-per-store Retailer Thank You variant cover by acclaimed artist Diego Galindo (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) for FCBD 2021 Just Beyond: Monstrosity #1 a special issue previewing JUST BEYOND: MONSTROSITY, the newest graphic novel from R.L. Stine, the award-winning, bestselling author of Goosebumps and Fear Street, artist Irene Flores (Heavy Vinyl), colorist Joana LaFuente, and letterer Mike Fiorentino. This graphic novel is set in the world of the R.L. Stine’s highly acclaimed middle grade supernatural series Just Beyond, which inspired the upcoming Disney+ original series, debuting October 13, 2021.

Just Beyond Free Comic Book Day 2021 Thank You Variant, featuring a special Commander Canada variant cover illustrated by Galindo and designed by Dylan Todd as it appears in the Just Beyond Disney+ original series, available in participating comic shops on October 6, 2021.

THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE HORROR BUSINESS! Ruthie and Ezra Dillon’s dad and uncle just bought an old Hollywood movie studio. And while the family has plans for reviving it to make scary movies for a modern audience, the monsters hiding in the backlot have other ideas. Ruthie and Ezra are eager to star in their family’s films, but they’ll soon find themselves in a real horror show with Wolfenscreem, the Lagoonatics, and the Wasp-Keeper…who are all ready for their revival with a vengeance!

JUST BEYOND: MONSTROSITY will be published through the company’s award-winning KaBOOM! imprint, where R.L. Stine has originated his first new concepts in the comic book medium as part of his multi-book agreement with the publisher. With the release of his debut novel Blind Date in 1981, R.L. Stine established himself as one of the most important voices in horror for a new generation. This was followed up with the release of Fear Street in 1989, which remains the best-selling YA series in history with more than 100 books published thus far, and Goosebumps in 1992, which transformed Stine into a worldwide celebrity. The series was soon adapted as a hit TV series and recently returned as a blockbuster film starring Jack Black in 2015 from Sony/Columbia Pictures, with a sequel released in 2018. Stine has continued to create exciting new horror concepts for younger audiences each year, in turn becoming one of the most successful American novelists of all time.

Just Beyond: Monstrosity will be available at local comic book shops on October 20, 2021 and bookstores everywhere on October 26, 2021. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Kindle.

Currently, Just Beyond: The Scare School, Just Beyond: The Horror at Happy Landings, and Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Island are available for purchase wherever books are sold. 

For continuing news on the JUST BEYOND series and more from BOOM! Studios stay tuned to boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitte

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Sontarans Over the Mersey as Doctor Who Series 13 Gets Closer

Blogtor Who - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 21:14

It’s Coming…Doctor Who spaceship sighted in Liverpool city ahead of the return of BBC series Liverpool locals experienced a rare and unexpected sighting of a Doctor Who spaceship this evening, Wednesday 6th October. The image of the Sontaran spaceship was projected across George’s Pier Head, where lucky passersby had the opportunity to catch a sighting […]

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First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 21:11

‘The Art of Star Wars: Visions’, Arrives April 2022

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (October 6, 2021)In partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm, Dark Horse Books is thrilled to invite fans to a new corner of the Star Wars galaxy with The Art of Star Wars: Visions, a gorgeous, full-color companion to the hotly-anticipated animated anthology series streaming now on Disney+.

Star Wars: Visions, an original series of animated short films, celebrates the Star Wars galaxy through the lens of the world’s best Japanese anime creators. With the show coming to Disney+ in 2021, fans will be able to explore its artistic development in exquisite detail with The Art of Star Wars: Visions. With commentary written by author Zack Davisson, concept art, designs, and storyboards from seven of Japan’s leading animation studios, this volume presents the galaxy from a thrilling new point of view. 

Coming in at over 200-pages, the hardcover The Art of Star Wars: Visions will retail for $49.99. The Art of Star Wars: Visions arrives April 12, 2022, and is available to pre-order now through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local comic shop.

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Original Art Holiday Commissions for 2021!

First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 18:49
A Gift from the Heart

I’m opening 5 commission spots for Holiday gifts!!! They are 8×10″ and head portraits of a favorite character or a beloved (I would need a clear photo of that person) I painted that Elvira to show you the size and feeling of what your commission will be like. Each one will be one of a kind. I’ll use watercolour, gouache and maybe some other mediums that would bring out the best for your piece.

I’m excited to create something very special for you or a Beloved!

8×10″ Original painting on Watercolour board $250

Book Your Holiday Commission Now!

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Pleasant Nightmares!

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Acclaimed Author Nicholas Mennuti and Legendary Artist Howard Chaykin Collaborate on the Visionary Sci-Fi Novella SCRAP

First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 18:30

(October 6) This fall, digital publisher NeoText will publish SCRAP, a visionary new sci-fi novella from acclaimed author Nicholas Mennuti and legendary artist Howard Chaykin.

Meet Travis Schrader. He works nights at a data center housing the world’s most secret and sensitive information, which might sound exciting on the surface. But in practice, Travis is nothing more than a glorified midnight watchman with an advanced degree in engineering, plodding along on a fifteen-dollar-an-hour temporary contract. In short, Travis isn’t exactly changing the world. But who knew that aimlessly wandering through life meant you can be purchased by the highest bidder in the year 2431?

Travis is about to find out when he’s whisked from the data center to the future, where he is now the property of the world’s most powerful corporation and forced to do their bidding with no questions asked. He learns that his empty existence has placed him just far enough outside the progression of the space time continuum that his life can be manipulated without setting off a butterfly effect, as such, he has been “conscripted” as the company’s literal property, sold like corporate scrap. Now he will be sent out on dangerous missions to serve the interests of an elite super-class warring for the last few remaining spoils, and whose lives are far too important to risk.

Before it’s too late, Travis must realize that playing it safe in the future is no longer an option, if he wants to stay alive in the present.

The visionary sci-fi novella SCRAP will be published on October 12, 2021.

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REVIEW CORNER: What If Spider-Man Joined The Fantastic Four?

First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 17:03
What If…? (Vol. 1) # 1 (What If Spider-Man Joined The Fantastic Four?) Writer: Roy Thomas Penciller: Jim Craig Inker: Pablo Marcus Letterer: John Constanza Colorist: Janice Cohen Cover Date: February 1977 Rating: With the season finale of “What If…?” now on the horizon, I’ll wrap up a series of What If reviews by taking a look at the one issue that started it all What If..? # 1 from 1977, where it asks the question What If Spider-Man Joined The Fantastic Four? In Amazing Spider-Man # 1, Spider-Man tried his hand at joining the FF in hopes of gaining funds and joining the team. While it didn’t work out, in this new reality Spidey suddenly gets called back by The Invisible Woman, then as the FF is renamed The Fantastic Five, quickly gaining triumph of the enemies they defeated, it doesn’t take long before Susan Storm finds herself the odd woman out as she spends most of her time sitting behind a monitor but things take a drastic turn as she ends up in the arms of Namor, The Sub Mariner (Who’s always carried a torch for Sue). The story itself, written by Roy Thomas (One of the most iconic writers to come out of Marvel during the 70s), does a great job of taking the early adventures of both Spider-Man and The Fantastic Four and blending them into a story that not only revels in its action but helped kick off this unique concept that’s been a staple of Marvel for many decades. I always felt like Spider-Man should be on a team, especially one like the FF that explores the unknown. So in my opinion, seeing them together works well on all levels; Not going to lie, the ending is pretty sad (**NO SPOILERS**) but this story delivered something very out of the ordinary, but did it with flair and made us wonder what would happen if things turned out differently. Well, that about does it for my series of “What If…?” reviews, next week I’ll be back with another review so thanks for sticking around and I will see you all next time.
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First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 16:27

Trouble has a way of following JANE VASKO, so when an international job leads to her reuniting with someone from her past, the stakes are raised and the enemy will stop at nothing to ensure the mission is a failure.  In PAINKILLER JANE: HEARTBREAKER, writer JIMMY PALMIOTTI, art team of ROMINA MORANELLI and JOHN J. HILL take fans on an action-packed ride full of excitement, romance and life changing hazards! Featuring covers from superstars AMANDA CONNER, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, JG JONES JOSH BURNS,  AMANDA CONNER and an awesome cosplay cover by JENNIFER VAN DAMSEL and DAVE JOHNSON.

The creative team of Amanda Conner (@amandarantsalot)  and Jimmy Palmiotti (@jpalmiotti) and PaperFilms (@paperfilms1)  have launched and funded with extreme success 16 straight Kickstarter projects thanks to the wonderful support of their fans, they’re back for more!

With the latest campaign, the team returns to one of their favorite creations, PAINKILLER JANE! Launching now is PAINKILLER JANE: HEARTBREAKER, a 48 page, self-contained one shot story from the creative team of of JIMMY PALMIOTTI (Harley Quinn, Painkiller Jane, Marvel Knights), artist ROMINA MORANELLI (Sex and Violence, Glarien), and designer extraordinaire JOHN J. HILL (Rage, Painkiller Jane, Sex & Violence, Pop Kill, Crossover) who team up to present an action packed adventure of Painkiller Jane teaming up with a surprise co-star from her past to deliver a special package. With high stakes, high drama, sexual themes, and TONS of action makes this a Mature Audience title.

Reward tiers include limited covers by a jaw dropping lineup, cosplay covers, exclusive remarque options along with the ever popular Mystery Box option.

To help launch this exciting return of PAINKILLER JANE, we’ve recruited a murder’s row of cover artists to give JANE the proper splash this story needs. With standard cover by ROMINA MORANELLI, we’ve added variant covers by: BILL SIENKIEWICZ (Elektra Assassin, Painkiller Jane, New Mutants), JG JONES (Black Widow, Final Crisis, Wanted, Strange Fruit), JOSH BURNS (Zenscope, History Channel), AMANDA CONNER (The Pro, Painkiller Jane, Harley Quinn, Power Girl, Before Watchmen) and an awesome cosplay cover by JENNIFER VAN DAMSEL and DAVE JOHNSON (100 Bullets, Superman: Red Son, Pop Kill). This mega team provides limited edition and printed covers for this project!

KICKSTARTER LINK:  Kickstarter.com

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How to Deposit And Withdraw Money in Ethereum Casinos

First Comics News - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 16:07

In the past few years, casino operators have embraced cryptocurrency transactions. Along with Bitcoin, Ethereum is a popular method due to the security and convenience it provides. Players who value privacy and flexibility enjoy fast, anonymous, and reliable transfers. Here is how Ethereum deposits and withdrawals work.

Where to Play

Some of the most popular casino Ethereum sites are licensed in Curacao. Websites approved by the UKGC or MGA usually accept payments in Ethereum, but do not allow you to gamble with it — i.e., you have to convert your coins into their primary fiat currency like GBP or USD.

Making a Deposit

To get started at a cryptocurrency-friendly casino, visit its virtual cashier page and send a transaction from your Ethereum wallet. This requires its address or a specific QR code.

Open your wallet and go to the “Send” section. Enter the address of the recipient (the casino will provide it to you) and the amount. Confirm the transaction, and your funds will arrive in the casino account in a few minutes.

Ethereum-Only Casinos

Aside from hybrid websites combining Ethereum with common payment methods like Visa or PayPal, you can find purely ETH casinos where smart contracts replace random number generators. The apps are connected to the blockchain, so the decentralized network delivers random outcomes. On the downside, the number of these games is very limited, and the operators are not licensed by respectable regulatory bodies.

How to Withdraw to Ethereum

To collect any winnings, you need your personal recipient address, which is found in the wallet app. Open the wallet and look at the “Receive” section for this information. Make sure you pick the right cryptocurrency, or the payment will fail. Select Ethereum to see the address. It is a string of digits and letters, both lowercase and uppercase. You can also find the sequence in your transaction history.

Go to the cashier page of the casino site. Paste the wallet address in the corresponding field, specify the amount and confirm the transfer. After the operator approves the request, you will get your funds almost quickly. Normally, this takes a couple of minutes unless the blockchain is particularly “busy”.

Overview of Fees

The biggest drawback of transfers in Ethereum is the fee, although it is relatively negligible. You have to contribute to the network that processes the transactions. If you want your transfers to get high priority, you should be okay with higher charges. Gamblers can increase or decrease the fees themselves. However, the default setting is enough in most cases.

Gamblers should understand that the fee is charged by the network, not the casino operator. Find out about any potential extra costs and transaction fees before creating an account.

High Withdrawal Limits

Unlike regular casinos, platforms that accept cryptocurrency allow you to deposit and withdraw higher amounts. This makes Bitcoin and Ethereum particularly attractive for high rollers.

Ethereum Bonuses

Almost every Ethereum-friendly casino offers deposit bonuses. Usually, they take the form of match bonuses. The operator adds a fixed percentage of your transfer to the balance. The biggest advantage is that the value of Ethereum bonuses is often much greater. The rewards may include free spins, free cash, cashback, VIP benefits, tournaments, etc.

Almost all conventional sites limit the maximum size of their rewards. This does not usually happen with Ethereum bonuses, as their upper limits are much higher or unlimited. The more you deposit, the more you will get.

To Sum Up

Online casinos that accept Ethereum offer quick, secure, and anonymous transactions. This form of gambling is only available in some countries, and pure Ethereum games are fairly limited. First-time users may find it daunting to set everything up, but the benefits outweigh the cons. The volatile nature of the altcoin means that your bonuses and deposits may gain value over time.

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GFL – Page 0069

Looking For Group - Wed, 10/06/2021 - 15:08

Grouping For Looks is a page-by-page retelling of the Looking For Group saga through the lens of a mirror universe where Cale is a goateed tyrant and Richard is a holy soul trying to set him on a good path. […]

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