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Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.

REVIEW: The Justice of Kings by Richard Swan

In Richard Swan’s new fantasy trilogy, starting with The Justice of Kings, a rich low magic world is brought to life through brilliant characters and their arcs. A mixture of detective work, dark fantasy,...

An interview with Luke Scull, author of The Grim Company

It’s been a while since fans of The Grim Company have been treated to a new novel by this brilliant author. As a massive fan of the trilogy, I was just absolutely stoked to...

Best dark SFF books of 2021

Well, 2021 was pretty much another bag of sweaty dicks of a year with lockdowns, deaths, separation, isolation, bloody zoom meetings, and dead arms. However, the publishing industry great and small, despite paper shortages,...

GdM has appointed a new editor

With Mike standing down as editor after eight years of partnership, mateship, trials and tribulations, successes and failures, I have appointed a new editor for both Grimdark Magazine and The King Must Fall. It’s been...

REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter

When I saw the name of Angels of Death E9 I knew we were at the epic bloody climax of this season, and Slaughter did not disappoint. This episode was absolutely brimming with awesome. In...

Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics

I was introduced to New Zealand based artist Scott Base’s Bad Space Comics when I was mindlessly scrolling Facebook one night and saw the below image. Immediately hooked, I went through the story panes...

REVIEW: Angels of Death E8: Rise

In Angels of Death: Rise we are treated to another balls-to-the-wall action fest of an episode, driving us towards the big finale, which by the end of this episode is not exactly what I...

REVIEW: Angels of Death E7: The Honour of Angels

Angels of Death just keeps getting better and better with Episode 7 Honour of Angels driving three of the four storylines—Anacaeus and his embattled squad, Captain Orpheo and the Magos, and the Tyranid cult...

REVIEW: 36 Streets by T.R. Napper

In T.R. Napper’s debut novel, 36 Streets, Lin Thi Vu is a bounty hunter working for the most feared gangster in Ha Noi. She works her trade in a cyberpunk future Vietnam where the...

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Against the Horde

In the aftermath of the death of an important brother, Kazarion battles the black rage in Against the Horde as much as he battles the Tyranid horde and Ancaeus rallies his brothers for a...