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Make 100 Heroes With Planet Random Comics

Planet Random Creative is an entertainment company that develops comics, films and comic related media. We’ve built an incredible storytelling universe with every fan at heart because every fan deserves a hero. We believe you belong. Our Make 100 Heroes campaign enables fans to create the heroes they feel are missing from comics, animation, and...

‘Global Dystopias’ Review

Global Dystopias serves as a timely collection of stories, interviews and essays which depict a modern perspective of the future from revered voices to new authors alike. Edited by Junot Diaz, the collection is at times humorous, dark, despairing and hopeful but always feels accurate. The future is something humans have always spent time dwelling...

‘Color Me Powerful’, a perfect gift for a young woman in your life

There has been a great resurgence in paper crafts over the past few years, especially in Adult coloring books. Color Me Powerful combines the fun of coloring pages and puzzles with self empowerment techniques for young women and girls. DC comics has some of the most inspiring female characters and all of them are represented in...

‘Batman and The Signal’ Issue #1 Review

I’ve been a Scott Snyder Fangirl for a really long time. It probably doesn’t make me the most objective of reviewers when it comes to his work, but I stand by my flailing for him. I’ve met him at cons and heard him speak at several events, and I’m always impressed with his thoughtfulness...

‘The Best of All Possible Worlds’ celebrates multiculturalism, peace, and diversity

The Best of All Possible Worlds is the story of a brutally wiped out race who comes to a melting pot of a planet where people from different races have mixed and where there are many cultures and traditions, some inherited and some adopted. I had enjoyed a lot Karen Lord's debut novel, Redemption...

‘MEM’ grabbed me from the first page and never let go

MEM is an intriguing exploration of an alternate 20th century by Bethany C. Morrow. In her debut novel, Morrow brings to life what would happen if humans were given the opportunity to remove their tragic memories. The reader is drawn into the shiny art deco world of 1920s Montreal, Quebec. We’re introduced to Dolores Extract No...

W.E.B. Dubois’ Afrofuturistic short story ‘The Comet’ withstands the test of time

It's not my habit to read nor review short stories. They are, as it says on the tin, a tad too short. Nonetheless, I really wanted to read The Comet, which is not only considered as a sci-fi classic but also written by one of the earliest Black American sci-fi writers--W.E.B. DuBois. I wasn't...

‘Azanian Bridges’ exposes the deep injustices of South African Apartheid

Set in a current South Africa that still enforces Apartheid, Azanian Bridges is, despite some flaws, a striking read with hints of Brazil. Though most political utopias tend to give a sense of relief (as in "Thank goodness it didn't turn out that way!") with a slight warning for times ahead, it almost feels as...

‘Under the Pendulum Sun’ is a Brontë hommage on LSD

Under the Pendulum Sun, by Jeanette NG, is very, very, good. Catherine's brother, Laon Helstone, has disappeared in Arcadia, the Fae land, a recently discovered land that most colonizing powers are now desperate to establish trade links with. Catherine, with the support of the missionary society her brother belongs to, leaves to Arcadia, hoping she will...

‘Steal the Stars’ is a sci-fi love story with some crazy plot turns

Steal the Stars is based on a 14-episode podcast that has been adapted and expanded into a novel by the author Nat Cassidy. Steal the Stars is primarily a science fiction love story between two characters, Dakota and Matthew, but it feels like an epic novel as the story takes on some crazy plot turns. Dak...