REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

BPRD: Plague of Frogs Volume Two contains three collections: The Dead, War on Frogs and The Black Flame. These have been rearranged somewhat: they are placed in in-universe chronological order...
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REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo is an entertaining if an unlikely gonzo combination of a teen story, Christmas, and zombies. It is based on the...
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REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a flintlock fantasy with a civil war / WW1 feel to it that had me engaged from page one. It's a sad,...
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REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

Pawn's Gambit by Rob J. Hayes is one of my most anticipated releases for 2021, and it lived up to the hype. Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the...
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REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means--more Expanse and we’re up to episode eight, titled Hard Vacuum, and given we last saw Naomi Nagata about to expire in an...
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REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

Vampire: The Masquerade - Winter's Teeth #4 is the penultimate issue of the mini-series that, hopefully, will end up being turned into an ongoing. Tim Seely's work is an homage...
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

Yes, it’s Star Wars and yes, it’s Disney, but The Mandalorian Season 2 veers closer to the grimdark underbelly that *must* exist beneath the Star Wars universe more than anything...
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REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

REVIEW: The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Library of the Dead in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to T.L. Huchu and Tor Books. The Library of the...
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REVIEW: The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

REVIEW: Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Following on from his novella Dogs of War, Adrian Tchaikovsky’s novel Bear Head is a brilliantly observed, drily funny and deeply grim science fiction story of biotech, artificial intelligence and...
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REVIEW: Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky

An Interview With Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire, an author of multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award-winning books, was kind enough to interview with Grimdark Magazine, where we discuss her past, writing, and her different series....
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An Interview With Seanan McGuire
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An Interview with Essa Hansen

Essa Hansen, whose debut novel Nophek Gloss, a science fiction space opera and the first novel in her The Graven series, debuts at the end of 2020, and is already making many reviewers “best...

REVIEW: The Last Kingdom S1 from Netflix

The Last Kingdom S1 is based on Bernard Cornwell’s series of historical novels which have all been reviewed favourably on this site. It was introduced to me as a show that would fill the...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #25 is here!

Welcome to a new year and a new… no, not quite yet. A new world is still a little off and many of you are still stuck in your apartments soaking your Weetbix in...

REVIEW: King of the Hollow Dark by Cat Hellisen

The blurb for King of the Hollow Dark, shown below, reads like it should come with a record scratch and a voiceover that says something like ‘I bet you’re asking how it all came to...

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REVIEW: The Expanse Series 5 Episode 7 – Oyedeng

It’s Wednesday and that means more from The Expanse. As always, we’re going to talk through this week’s episode, so if you don’t want to know what happens, then it’s time to make for...

REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 1 by Mike Mignola

In the beginning (IE, 1994), there was Hellboy. And even before publication, some of the first sketches by his creator Mike Mignola had him as part of a team. Then, the first storyline –...

REVIEW: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

The House In The Cerulean Sea is a lovely book incorporating unique world-building and characters. It is a cross between Mrs. Peregrins Home for Peculiar Children, 1984, and a bit of Umbrella Academy. It is a captivating...

REVIEW: Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton

I received a review copy of Good Morning, Midnight in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Lily Brooks-Dalton and Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Good Morning, Midnight follows two characters. Astronomer Augustine who resides...

REVIEW: Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Season Four

All I can say regarding season four and the final season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina series is what a long strange trip it’s been. Some TV shows end terribly and leave a dark...

REVIEW: Legacy of Steel by Matthew Ward

In Matthew Ward’s barnstorming and epic follow up to Legacy of Ash, the battles are bigger, the characters more epic, the stakes higher, and the payoff phenomenal. Strap yourselves in, because after Legacy of...