Part I had a section with tourism advice then discussed the Swabian War in 1499. This post discusses how Liechtenstein came into being then covers the wars against revolutionary France. The Principality of Liechtenstein Modern day Liechtenstein was part of region known as the Voralberg of which a portion remains as a modern Austrian state. […]
Arkhaven Comics is very pleased to announce its first completed collection, Right Ho, Jeeves, adapted by Chuck Dixon from the P.G. Wodehouse novel, illustrated by Gary Kwapisz and edited by Vox Day. The omnibus paperback is without question the most beautiful book we have produced to date, as it features 152 full-color pages on high-quality paper […]
Fiction (Bleeding Fool): ‘Red Nails’ is a novella first serialized in 1936 in the July through October issues of Weird Tales, and the last of the tales of Conan the Barbarian penned by Robert E Howard, as well as one of the best. Some of the appeal of this yarn may be lost on any […]
“If a man smites you on one cheek, smash him on the other.”- Ragnar Redbeard Darwin’s theory of evolution caused a revolution of thinking including forays into popular culture. Evolution caused a some to rethink European man’s position in the world. The grip of the alien religion of Christianity began to slip some. One […]
In this episode of the Arkstream, editor Vox Day discusses the reborn Alt-Hero: Q backers’ campaign, previews artwork from Alt-Hero: Q and Alt-Hero #6, and hints at upcoming possibilities for Arkhaven film projects. To support Alt-Hero: Q, check out the crowdfunding link at our sister site, ArkhavenComics.com.
Towering kaiju monsters, swordless swordsmen, Egyptian princes, and Mormon steampunk feature in this week’s roundup of the newest releases in fantasy and adventure. All Made of Hinges – edited by James Wymore Cheerful in the face of dark opposition. Innovative to improve a backward world. Industrial as a cure for oppressive conditions. Unyielding beneath all who […]
Today is the 103rd Birthday of fictioneer, screenwriter, and Queen of Space Opera, Leigh Brackett!
The hero of Declan Finn’s “Hell Spawn”, Thomas Nolan, is kind of a goody-two shoes that has been granted supernatural powers to aid him in his day job as a detective for the NYPD. Although not officially recognized as a Living Saint by the Vatican – yet, this is book one of a series after […]
During a visit to the National Museum of Liechtenstein I saw an exhibition on Liechtenstein’s involvement in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866, the subsequent end of compulsory military service and disbandment of the army in 1868. While looking at the exhibition’s center piece group photo of the 1866 veteransI admit to having feelings of conceit […]
Arkhaven Comics is pleased to announce that the Alt★Hero: Q 2.1 campaign is now live. Alt★Hero: Q is an incendiary 150-page graphic novel in six parts that explores the mysterious phenomenon of QAnon and the war on global evil. The story is written by the legendary Chuck Dixon, who is backed by a first-rate professional art-and-production team. […]
Fiction (Adventures Fantastic): Tolkien was the subject of yesterday’s post. He was a member of the famed group of writers known as the Inklings. Another Inkling was Tolkien’s close friend C. S. Lewis, who was born this day, November 29, in the year 1898. In light of yesterday’s post, I thought the above quote was […]
You never know what you will find at a Salvation Army store. I had a little luck a few months back when I found a hardback of Cormac McCarthy’s No Country For Old Men $.50. I had seen the 2007 movie a few years back. Javier Bardem as the homicidal psychopath Anton Chigurh owned very […]