Tag Archives: Matthew Phillion

Echo and the Indestructibles: A Conversation with Matthew Phillion

Every superhero multiverse has some kind of tangential connection to the lost continent of Atlantis. There are a lot of aqua men in the sea, after all. Now author Matthew Phillion has added Atlantis myth and magic to his ever-expanding … Continue reading

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The Young Woman and the Sea

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 80 percent of marine pollution comes from land. That’s why the Sub-Mariner and Godzilla are always declaring war on the surface dwellers. They’re tired of living in an ocean filled with discarded … Continue reading

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Live! In the Link Age: Short Reviews of 2016 (Revisited)

Everybody’s got an origin story, even a chump on the downhill slide to nowhere like Duke LaRue (“The Devil’s Right Hand” / By Stephen T. Brophy / First Printing: February 2016). Before he became an infamous minion known as HandCannon … Continue reading

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Indestructibles … in … Space!

The last time we looked, the Indestructibles were traveling into the future to save the world from mankind’s bad behavior and hubris (for more details, check out our review of The Entropy of Everything). Now in the latest novel, our … Continue reading

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Live! In the Link Age: Short Reviews of 2015 (Revisited)

The last time we saw Alice Gailsone she was lying in a hospital bed recuperating from injuries sustained from an atomic bomb (The Red Rook). In her first post-nuclear adventure (“Old Ghosts” / By Casey Glanders / First Printing: August … Continue reading

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Superhero Novels: The Best of 2015 and a Peek at 2016

Like Batman and Catwoman, our two favorite novels of 2015 are like the flip side of the same coin. One book puts superheroes squarely in the real world. Conversely, a big chunk of action in the second book takes place … Continue reading

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Future Tense

It’s the end of the world in Matthew Phillion’s latest novel. Mankind is just moments away from being wiped off the face of the planet. “Let the cats inherit the Earth,” says one remorseful minion. “The apes have done a … Continue reading

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