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Paizo Partners With Find The Path Ventures

Posted on September 11, 2019 by

Paizo is pleased to announce that Find the Path is now an officially licensed partner! They have been producing an actual-play podcast of the Mummy’s Mask Adventure Path since May of 2018. Now, they are expanding to provide a podcast of the Tyrant’s Grasp Adventure Path, exclusively to subscribers via Patreon at patreon.com/FindthePath.

“Tyrant’s Grasp is an important story connecting Pathfinder editions. It is a grand finale for the first edition and sets the stage for events to unfold in the Age of Lost Omens. We are excited to have Find the Path bring it to life and make it accessible to players both new and old,” said Jim Butler, Paizo’s VP of Marketing and Licensing.

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Necro Publications Takes A Field Trip of Horror to the Monkey Farm

Posted on August 23, 2019 by

One of the vanguards of indie horror publishing, Necro Publications, releases Monkey Farm–its newest nightmare for mass consumption. How do you tell your best friend you may just be the one who murdered them, especially when they won’t even admit they’re dead? That’s one of the questions author S.A. Check poses with the release of […]

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Nox Arcana Returns to Eerie Music With the Haunted Symphony and a Sale

Posted on August 1, 2019 by

. Deep within the haunted halls of Ravenwood Castle, a dark secret has been uncovered—a lost symphony, said to be written by one of the cursed souls that yet lurks within the abandoned keep. Legends say that the music weaves a spell of darkness, opening a gateway to the spirit realm, guiding the restless dead […]

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We Die Here by Steffie de Vaan

Posted on June 24, 2019 by

We Die HereI was fifteen at the time of my first escape. Made friends with a passing biker girl and persuaded her to give me a lift. I got sick the moment we left the diner on the outskirts of town behind – just this overwhelming vertigo and the sensation of falling endlessly. I threw up in my borrowed helmet. The biker girl insisted we rest at the diner while I recovered, then made off without me.

I tried six more times since, each on the anniversary of my first attempt. It never worked. The last time I got an emergency call from my father – my sister had been in an accident – could I come to the hospital? I knew that was the town’s way of telling me it had enough: Stay, or I will kill your family.

So I stayed, even after my parents died in the locust plague, and my sister was lost when the clowns came. It never occurred to me I could leave now – whatever fueled my youthful rebellion was just…. Gone.

My anniversary is coming up tomorrow though, forty-five years after that first ride. My biker girl is back in town too, all lines and grey hair, retracing the steps of her youth. She apologized for leaving me all those years ago, and offered to try again. We’re leaving tomorrow. I told her not to stop, not to turn back no matter what. I am leaving this town dead or alive.

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Markosia Graphic Novels Now in Print at DriveThruComics

Posted on May 20, 2019 by

Markosia Books, one of the UK’s leading publishers of graphic novels, has teamed up with DriveThruComics to offer their graphic novels in print. Horror fans will be thrilled to know they can order print copies of their favorite graphic novels including Voivod: The True Story of Vlad the Impaler and the WWII-era yarn Abominable Glory. […]

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New Web Series about Yoruba Witches Launches on Kickstarter

Posted on May 16, 2019 by

Despite the prominence of witches in pop culture, black women tend to be cast in supporting roles. From Rochelle’s prominent role in The Craft (1996) to films where the supernatural is merely hinted at like Eve’s Bayou (1997), the genre of magic-related films and television shows have yet to embrace black women in the role […]

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NorCal Horror Authors Supporting Wildfire Relief

Posted on April 11, 2019 by

New Anthology of Scary Stories to Support Ongoing Wildfire Relief Efforts

Horror authors across Northern California have come together to release Tales for the Camp Fire, a new anthology of short stories, to support wildfire relief efforts. All profits from the sale of the anthology will be donated to wildfire relief funds administered by the North Valley Community Foundation.

On the morning of November 8th, 2018, the worst wildfire in the state’s history erupted in the foothills of Northern California. While emergency efforts were immediate, the Camp Fire burned for seventeen days before it was finally contained. It destroyed the town of Paradise and burned over 150,000 acres. At least 85 people died in the blaze. The impact of the fire was felt across the entire region as air quality became the worst in the world.

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Grab Your Average Happy Gnome to Benefit Extra Life!

Posted on April 1, 2019 by

Do you like puns? Love Dungeons & Dragons? Then, have we got the silly character for you! A Happy Gnome is a D&D 5th Edition pre-generated character designed for a player’s use in your next campaign. This title was written by FlamesRising.com contributor and writer/editor/developer Monica Valentinelli (Firefly RPG, Scarred Lands 5E, and Hunter the […]

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Baldur’s Gate Adventures Continue With IDW Comics

Posted on March 22, 2019 by

Minsc the Mighty—Evil Beware! The Baldur’s Gate heroes return to the city at last, but their time adventuring in Ravenloft and the frozen northern reaches of the Realms has changed them. Each of them must face great trials ahead before they’ll be ready to embrace their destiny. A new hero of the people roams the […]

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Happy Death Day to You! Happy Death Day 2U!

Posted on March 1, 2019 by

Happy Death Day to yooooooouuuuuuuu. Happy Death Day to yooooooooouuuuu! Author and comedian Aaron Hartzler has penned the official novelization of the #1 smash hit film Happy Death Day and its sequel Happy Death Day 2U produced by Blumhouse (Get Out) and Universal Pictures. The book, titled Happy Death Day / Happy Death Day 2U, was just released, and combines two novelizations in one tome.

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Valiant Entertainment Announces Sweeping New Sci-Fi Series, PSI-LORDS

Posted on February 21, 2019 by

“FINALLY, THE PSI-LORDS HAVE COME BACK TO THE VALIANT UNIVERSE!” exclaimed Senior Editorial Director Robert Meyers. “After years of teases, red herrings, and misdirects, we are so excited to announce one of the most requested books from Valiant: PSI-LORDS.”

That’s right! As first revealed by The Hollywood Reporter and teased on Valiant’s social media, Valiant Entertainment is excited to announce PSI-LORDS, a brand-new ongoing comic series debuting in June from The New York Times bestselling writer Fred Van Lente (IVAR, TIMEWALKER; GENERATION ZERO) and stunning artist Renato Guedes (SHADOWMAN). The announcement comes with a fantastic promo image created by Rod Reis (Winter Soldier, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge).

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Deadlands: The Cackler laughs his way onto DriveThruComics

Posted on December 30, 2018 by

Pinnacle Entertainment Group and Visionary Comics have released a digital edition of The Cackler graphic novel at DriveThruComics.com!

The Cackler is an ancient Harrowed in search of a very particular blood relative for a nefarious and mysterious ritual that could change the world of Deadlands forever!

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Valiant Heroes Collectible Card Game App Now Available for iOS!

Posted on December 4, 2018 by

VirtTrade and Valiant Entertainment have announced the official launch of VALIANT HEROES – CARD BATTLES, available now for iOS devices. Developed by VirtTrade, the card-collecting and battle game features characters from the vast Valiant Universe, including Bloodshot, X-O Manowar, and Faith, plus many more. The game was initially announced in September. In VALIANT HEROES, characters […]

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Out Today for U.S. Readers! A New (Shiny) Firefly Encyclopedia

Posted on November 6, 2018 by

Out now is the Firefly Encyclopedia written by FlamesRising.com contributor Monica Valentinelli. Monica was also the line developer and lead writer for the award-winning Firefly RPG line and wrote The Gorramn Shiniest Language Guide and Phrasebook in the ‘Verse which also featured work by Jenny Lynn, the show’s translator and voice of Serenity.

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Valiant Unveils Panels and Signing Schedule for New York Comic Con 2018

Posted on September 19, 2018 by

It’s that time of year again… The air’s getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and Valiant Entertainment is gearing up for another jam-packed New York Comic Con, the biggest celebration of pop culture and comics on the East Coast!

From Thursday, October 4th to Sunday, October 7th, join Valiant at Booth #1635 in the Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s West Side and discover why Valiant is one of the most talked-about comic book publishers in the industry! Check out an extensive selection of award-winning comics and graphic novels, including BLOODSHOT SALVATION, ETERNITY, SHADOWMAN, X-O MANOWAR, and many more – plus a vast array of enthralling exclusives, must-have merchandise, and giveaways that can’t be found anywhere else! (More details to come!)

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Endless Games Releases Horror Trivia Game

Posted on September 18, 2018 by

THE TERROR IS REAL–LY FUN! Endless Games makes nationwide horror news today with the release of its cool new cult classic game, Horror Trivia.

The company slashed its way onto store shelves just in time this Fall to make every fright fan shriek with delight to covet its hauntingly hit game. “It’s a fun new game that is especially fun for Halloween time, or anytime,” Kevin McNulty, founder of Endless Games, said.

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Dungeon Mayhem: A Fast-Paced D&D Card Game Coming This November!

Posted on September 6, 2018 by

Wizards of the Coast is ready to throw down with Dungeon Mayhem, an easy-to-learn card game pitting the wits and brawn of a party of adventurers against each other. 2 to 4 players choose one of four decks modeled after characters in Dungeons & Dragons (barbarian, paladin, rogue, or wizard) and sling spells, daggers and, well, MAYHEM at each other until there’s only one left to claim the treasure. Look for Dungeon Mayhem in stores everywhere starting on November 16!

“The colorful art style and fast pace makes Dungeon Mayhem perfect for introducing new fans to D&D,” said Nathan Stewart, director of D&D. “In the time it took me to dictate this quote to my underlings, I’ve already thrown two dagger cards at Shelly Mazzanoble and blocked incoming damage from both the paladin and wizard. That treasure is MINE!”

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Valiant Teams Up with KBOOM for New Publishing Partnership in Poland

Posted on August 28, 2018 by

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce a partnership with KBOOM, a new foreign publishing house that will license and distribute a selection of its critically acclaimed titles in print in the Polish language. The program will begin with the publication of the Polish-language version of THE VALIANT, which will make its debut at the International Festival of Comics and Games, September 14-16, in ?ód?, Poland.

“We are very happy to welcome KBOOM as a new official publisher in Poland,” said Russell Brown, Valiant President of Consumer Products, Promotions & Ad Sales. “Their boundless enthusiasm and love of our titles will set the stage for an ambitious publishing program there and we look forward to welcoming a new group of Valiant fans!”

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Wraith: the Oblivion 20th Anniversary Edition is available now from Onyx Path!

Posted on August 8, 2018 by

All the stories they told you about what it would be like after you died? They were wrong.

There is no Heaven and there is no Hell. There’s only the Underworld, with the ravening maw of Oblivion at the bottom and the impossible dream of Transcendence at the top. And in between, all the Restless Dead.

Are you ready to join them?

Wraith: The Oblivion is the Storytelling game of passion and horror. Take the role of a ghost whose unfinished business won’t let them rest.

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Valiant Entertainment Adds Matthew Klein as Director of Sales

Posted on July 5, 2018 by

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that it has named comics retailer veteran Matthew Klein its Director of Sales. Klein will oversee the publisher’s much-lauded Sales team to actively engage with comic shop owners and assist them in maximizing sales of Valiant’s titles in their stores, including the current HARBINGER WARS 2 crossover event; the much-anticipated BRITANNIA: LOST EAGLES OF ROME; and the recently announced VALIANT BEYOND initiative that includes FAITH: DREAMSIDE in September, BLOODSHOT RISING SPIRIT in November, LIVEWIRE in December, and INCURSION in February of next year.

“Matthew was with us once before and quickly showed he had a keen aptitude for Sales, from his innovative ideas to his smooth working relationships with store owners,” said Valiant Publisher Fred Pierce. “I’m happy to welcome him back to lead our Sales team as we look forward to an ambitious slate to close out the year and to an aggressive publishing plan in 2019.”

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