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I Am The Villain Behind Marvel’s Sales...

What you are reading is an admission of guilt.  I take responsibility for my actions and, with sound mind and clarity present myself to you with no prejudice and no pre-conceived master plan. I am responsible for MARVEL’s slump of comic book...

The Top 5ish Quotes from “The...

Full disclosure, there are more than five quotes. You see, as I was working on this post I had a really hard time deciding which quotes to use, because The Martian is so good. So, instead of agonizing over which quotes to cut, I just included...

Game of Thrones Teaser Trailer is Out!

On Thursday, HBO (finally) released a teaser for the 7th season of the hit drama, Game of Thrones. Now, unfortunately, there are no clips or scenes from the upcoming season. But it’s at least enough to remind us that, yes, in an...

4LN Comic Review: X-O Manowar (2017) #1

Writer: Matt Kindt Art: Tomás Giorello and Diego Rodriguez Publisher: Valiant Comics Summary from Comixology: Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age. It was amid such violence that he...

4LN Book Review – The Last of August...

Recently I was trying to keep both of my children in sight while I perused the best place in the history of ever—Target—when my eyes landed on A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes novel #1). It had a cover that drew me in (I judge books...

Black Metal 101

I was about 15 or 16 the first time I was fully aware of what black metal was. As I’ve mentioned in probably 89 other articles, I grew up in a religious household, so I really wasn’t exposed to extreme music of any kind. Up to my...

Wisdom from Tolkien’s Middle-earth

There are only a few books that I’ve read that I read more than once, but Tolkien is an author who’s work I cannot help but return to.  There is a lot of wisdom packed into those pages that consistently brings me back, and...

4LN Top 4 – Michael Crichton Novels

You may or may not know who Michael Crichton is, but you are without a doubt familiar with his work.  Crichton dominated the early 90’s box office with films like Jurassic Park, Twister, and The Andromeda Strain, but he is also the man...

4LN Comic Review: Green Arrow #16

Series: Green Arrow Writer: Benjamin Percy Artist and Colorist: Otto Schmidt Summary from comixology: “EMERALD OUTLAW” part five! Implicated in the killing of several high profile Seattleites, besieged by a murderous cabal of crooked cops...