REVIEW: Blackcoat by Steve McHugh

Blackcoat is the latest story from Steve McHugh (The Hellequin Chronicles), an action-packed sci-fi novella that follows the exploits of Celine Moro, a disgraced Blackcoat with nothing but vengeance and...
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REVIEW: Blackcoat by Steve McHugh

REVIEW: The Witcher S2 on Netflix

The Witcher S2 is the second installment of Netflix's adaptation of the first two books of Andrzej Sapkowski's The Last Wish and The Sword of Destiny. It also sets up...
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REVIEW: The Witcher S2 on Netflix

Speaking with Anna Mocikat about Neo Cyberpunk Volume 2

Hey folks, I’m very pleased to get another interview going with Anna Mocikat, author of Behind Blue Eyes, Shadow City, and Cyber Squad. In addition, these awesome series, she is...
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Speaking with Anna Mocikat about Neo Cyberpunk Volume 2

REVIEW: Snowpiercer The Prequel: Extinction by Matz, Jean-Marc Rochette

I very much enjoyed the Snowpiercer movie, and thus when I saw at the library there was a three-part series of graphic novels called Snowpiercer The Prequel: Extinction to go...
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REVIEW: Snowpiercer The Prequel: Extinction by Matz, Jean-Marc Rochette

REVIEW: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 8: Family

And now we come to the end of season 2 with episode 8, Family. Voleth Meir, the Deathless Mother, has possessed Ciri. Luckily, there’s no retread of the Eskel plotline...
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REVIEW: The Harrowing of Doom by David Annandale

Despite being the first entry (of 4, as of this writing) in the prose novel series Marvel Untold, David Annandale’s The Harrowing of Doom is the last entry I’ve read....
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REVIEW: When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger

When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger is a classic novel of cyberpunk and one of the foundational texts of the genre. Whenever you think of the word cyberpunk and...
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REVIEW: When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger

REVIEW: The Expanse S6 E4: Redoubt

Redoubt is the first episode of The Expanse season six where I think the show has had a serious misfire because with only six episodes in the season, you'd expect...
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REVIEW: Legacy of Ghosts by Alicia Wanstall-Burke

Lidan and Ranoth dramatically return in Legacy of Ghosts, the second installment of the Coraidic Sagas trilogy. Four years has passed since the events in Blood of Heirs with Lidan...
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REVIEW: Legacy of Ghosts by Alicia Wanstall-Burke

Review: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 7: Voleth Meir

Voleth Meir is an entirely new character to the Witcher setting, not featured in the books or the games. Voleth Meir was a solid addition, a Baba Yaga-esque manipulating witch-goddess...
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GdM #7

GdM #7 featuring Victor Milan, Gav Thorpe and Django Wexler!

We’re really excited to bring you Grimdark Magazine #7. This quarter we have some stellar fiction for you, an article calling the First Law Trilogy the anti-Lord of the Rings, interviews, reviews and an...

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Review: Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla

Black Tea and Other Tales by Samuel Marolla is compared to ‘A box of lovely dark chocolates’ in a foreword by Gene O’Neill. Gene’s recommendation had me ready to devour the three dark and...

Michael R. Fletcher

Interview: A Beer or Three with Michael R. Fletcher

A couple of months back I was lucky enough to grab Michael R. Fletcher for a chin wag and a beer from half the world away. We had a brilliant chat about Beyond Redemption, what...

The Summer Goddess by Joanna Hall

GdM Battle-off Winner Joanne Hall Claims Her Cover Art Prize!

A few more than a few months back the GdM Battle-off wrapped up with Joanne Hall taking the top spot and cleaning out an absolute swag of prizes. One of those prizes was a...

The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

Review: The Wheel of Osheim by Mark Lawrence

In The Wheel of Osheim, the final instalment of Mark Lawrence’s The Red Queen’s War Trilogy, Jalan Kendeth, lover of wine, women and slacking off somehow finds himself lost the bowels of Hell itself,...

The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Review: The Crimson Campaign by Brian McClellan

Having not had the chance to read as many books as I wanted to in 2015, I feel like it’s been ages since an author really grabbed me by the collar and dragged me...

Hassebrand by Jason Deem

Excerpt: At the Walls of Sinnlos by Michael R. Fletcher

After reading Michael R. Fletcher’s Beyond Redemption, I immediately approached the author to see if we could nab a short story for you. We were lucky enough to grab a polished-up version of one of...

The Bloody Quarrel by Duncan Lay

Excerpt: The Bloody Quarrel by Duncan Lay

When I found out an Aussie grimdark author that hails from the own back yard of my youth on the central coast of New South Wales, Australia, to say I was excited was an...

Dragon Hunters by Marc Turner

Marc Turner’s Devil Watching Competiton

Marc Turner is the author of When the Heavens Fall, which we reviewed here. His second book, Dragon Hunters, hits the shelves in the US and the UK on the 9th of February, 2016,...

Red Kent from Mark Lawrence’s Bad Seed

Jason Deem has done it again with his new cover for Grimdark Magazine Issue 1. We were incredibly fortunate to secure a short story from one of the premier authors in the fantasy genre...