Half a King - Book review

CoverThe crippled Prince Yarvi awaits his minister’s test, sure in the knowledge that he neither wanted the throne nor could a cripple make more than half a king. The sudden murder of both his father and brother disrupts this plan forcing him to take up the mantle of the Kingdom, but Yarvi is not the only person to question his suitability and Yarvi is betrayed and left for dead. Sold into slavery Yarvi gathers together an unlikely set of friends and vows to take his throne back... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #4 - Comic book

CoverFour-armed is forewarned! Past, present and future collide as the Doctor, Clara and their Indian allies struggle to unravel a mystery that has been millennia in the planning! What secrets are hidden by the Scindia family, a dynasty whose powerful roots can be traced back over a thousand years? What strange genetic modifications fuel the death cult of the Thuggee? The psychic essence of the ancient Kali could not be killed, and as each Thuggee sacrifice comes closer to waking her from her slumber, can the Doctor uncover the truth before her resurrection spells doom for India, Earth and the entire galaxy…? [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #7 - Comic

CoverIntergalactic war brings the London skies to a shuddering halt! The day after tomorrow – and the Amstrons and the J’arrodic Federation have brought their eternal air-war to Earth. They’re not here to invade, and they’re being exceptionally considerate about collateral damage, all things considered. But the deadlock needs a peaceful and clever solution – so let’s hope the Doctor is up to the job! Meanwhile, Jones has been piling on the pounds of late – nervous overeating, or something more sinister?And in the middle of it all, Alice, back in London to deal with her landlord, is given a shocking offer that she dare not refuse…! [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #6 - Comic book

CoverWhen Gabby and the Doctor arrive by accident in No Man’s Land in July, 1916, they’re met by Corporal Jamie Colqhoun – a soldier who knows from bitter experience that there are worse things than the Jerries out there in the rat-strewn trenches. Things that drift through the smoke of a thousand cannon shells, and move only when you look away. Shadows that flit over artillery-blasted field hospitals and throw their terrifying wings over the living. Statues that steal your life in an instant. Trapped in the midst of a starving flock of Weeping Angels, the Doctor faces his most challenging and terrifying dilemma yet... [click here...]

 

Kingdom of the Wicked - Graphic novel review

CoverThe twenty-first century’s greatest living children’s author – Christopher Grahame – is drawn back into Castrovalva, the world of his childhood imagination, when the stress of his fame starts to weigh on him. But Castrovalva has gone to hell in his absence – devastated by war, famine and loss. And now Christopher can’t wake up. Has he lost his mind… or his innocence...? [click here...]

 

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death - Score

CoverVarèse Sarabande Records release Marco Beltrami, Marcus Trumpp and Brandon Roberts's score for The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death. When a group of orphaned children are forced to move from their home in London, caretakers Eve and Jean bring everyone to the desolate and eerie British countryside. 40 years after the first movie, this supernatural horror film introduces this new group to the now abandoned Eel Marsh House; an odd but seemingly safe location. It isn’t long before Eve starts to sense that this house is not what it appears to be as the children in her care begin to disappear. As their house of safety becomes a house of horrors, Eve enlists the help of a handsome pilot to help investigate what is happening. Eve soon discovers that it may not be a coincidence that she has come to reside in the house inhabited by the Woman in Black... [click here...]

 

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb - Score

CoverVarèse Sarabande Records release Alan Silvestri's score for Night at the Museum: Secrets of the Tomb. Get ready for the most wild and adventure-filled Night at the Museum ever, as Larry spans the globe, uniting favourite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #3 - Comic

CoverIn the distant past, the land that would become India played host to a war between ancient aliens, whose cross-temporal battles contributed to the country’s rich myths and legends. Kali, the oldest and deadliest of these creatures, was thought to be defeated long ago – but her legacy survives, even into the 23rd century. With India now at the forefront of human space flight, it’s not only Earth that is under threat, but the whole cosmos! In a race against time, and through it, the Doctor and Clara must gather secrets, intelligence and allies from across India’s past, present and future, if they are to survive… the swords of Kali…! [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #6 - Comic

CoverReverse in going is TARDIS the inside time that realises Doctor the when strikes terror! “Time can’t run backwards. It’ll destroy us… It’ll destroy everything.” The Doctor knows that life must move forward, even if we cannot see how that is possible at the worst moments. No matter how much it hurts, it has to. He is the only one who is aware that the flow of time in the vortex has been disrupted – but will he be able to uncover the cosmic culprit and put causality back on its correct course before Alice and her fellow TARDIS travellers are wiped right out of existence? “I can’t believe he’s dead. It’s all too much to handle…” [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #5 - Comic review

CoverWith the Doctor half the man he should be, his mind elsewhere in an alien tourist trap, Gabriella is left to shoulder the burden of saving him, the planet, and the future of art in our galaxy – and all on her first off-world trip, no less! Trapped in a terrifying creative retreat, where what was once beautiful has been rendered corrupt and horrifying, is Gabby’s imagination strong enough to reverse whatever has been done to the Doctor and save an intergalactic artistic community from itself? You’d better hope she can pull out all the stops! Who, or what, are the deadly apprentices – and what plans do they have for the Doctor…? [click here...]