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Robin Marx

Robin Marx

Robin Marx

Born in Spain and raised in the United States, Robin Marx has lived in Japan for more than two decades. He works in the video game industry, handling localization and international licensing. In addition to over a dozen video games, his writing has appeared in a number of role-playing game supplements. He lives with his wife and their two daughters. You can link up with Robin over at: https://mastodon.social/@RobinMarx

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #7 by Jim Zub (W) and Doug Braithwaite (A)

When we last left Conan, he and his surviving comrades from the Gloryhounds were celebrating their narrow escape from the temple of Bel, God of Thieves. After a night of carousing, Conan and lissome...

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #6 by Jim Zub (W) and Doug Braithwaite (A)

Titan Comics’ Conan the Barbarian issue 6 opens immediately after the previous issue left off. Conan and the Gloryhounds—the overambitious band of thieves Conan is effectively babysitting—have succeeded in getting their hands on Tarim’s...

REVIEW: The Doom of Odin by Scott Oden

Third and final volume in The Grimnir Saga, The Doom of Odin begins where many tales would end. The year is 1347, and Grimnir—the last skraelingr (i.e., orc)—has doggedly tracked his nemesis to Rome,...

REVIEW: Twilight of the Gods by Scott Oden

It is the year 1218, and deep in the wilds of Scandinavia there is a sense that Fimbulvetr, the final winter presaging Ragnarök, is at hand. While the Norse, Danes, and Swedes neighboring them...

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #5 by Jim Zub (W) and Doug Braithwaite (A)

Conan the Barbarian #5 marks a promising start for the second story arc.

REVIEW: Conan: Lord of the Mount by Stephen Graham Jones

Lord of the Mount opens with Conan as the last survivor of a vanquished raiding party. Surrounded by the dead, as the battered barbarian’s consciousness returns the first shapes that come into view are...

REVIEW: Old Moon Quarterly – Vol. 5

Old Moon Quarterly has returned with its third installment of the year. Like previous issues, OMQ serves up an intriguing mix of grimdark and weird sword & sorcery fiction. Vol. 5 cover artist Derek...

REVIEW: Conan the Barbarian #4 by Jim Zub (W) and Roberto De La Torre (A)

Our hero is already in dire straits at the opening of Titan Comics’ Conan the Barbarian #4. The struggle between Conan and the high priest of the Black Stone cult has plunged them both...

REVIEW: The City of Marble and Blood by Howard Andrew Jones

Book 2 in Chronicles of Hanuvar, The City of Marble and Blood picks up shortly after the conclusion of Lord of a Shattered Land. Defeated general and master strategist Hanuvar continues his undercover efforts...

An Interview with Stephen Graham Jones

It’s a truism in the entertainment world that it takes twenty years to become an overnight success. Since the 2000 release of Stephen Graham Jones’ debut novel, The Fast Red Road: A Plainsong, he...