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Uncanny X-Men Volume Four Issue 5

Writer Cullen Bunn

Penciler Greg Land

Inker Jay Leisten

Color Artist Nolan Woodard

Letterer VC’s Joe Caramagna

So this is my first issue of the fourth volume, which will clearly be relaunched with whoever is going to write the series next.  548 more words

Review

ENTRAILS.THE REMAINS OF "THE FUTURIST".A THRENODY.BY STEVEN BENSON

It seemed to me, passing the erstwhile ABC “Futurist”{sic! where WAS its future?} cinema, wishing, as I did, to take sepia captures before total decimation: it seemed to me that I was (hommage to Sebald) watching my past vanish before/behind me{he writes, in “Across the Land and the Water”, pub and trans Galbraith, 2011, re the landscape, passing quickly when one is on a train journey:”and mutely it/watches you vanish”, the vanishing being the landscape AND the self, the spectral psychogeography of the mortal and/or erased/invisiblized self}. 705 more words

UNCANNY Year 3 Kickstarter Complete!

It’s done! You did it! Another year of Uncanny magazine with all stretch goals met! A total of 999 backers pledged $34410 to make this happen, and I’m thrilled. 224 more words

Final 8 Hours of Uncanny Year 3 Kickstarter

Hello friends!

Last night, in the final hour before I turned into a social media pumpkin for the next three weeks, I saw the delightful news that  208 more words

Review of The Gospel According to Johnny Bender, by Dean Lilleyman (published by Urbane Publications)

“The Dark Peak and the River of Life – with a 70s soundtrack.”

Dean Lilleyman is an exceptionally good writer. I found this novel entertaining, disturbing, and moving in equal measure. 269 more words

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MONUMENTS?TOXTETH RESERVOIR, BIENNIAL,2016 (AND THE DEFUNCT ENVIRONMENTS IT {TEMPORARILY} RE-INHABITS).RHIWLAS STREET.BY STEVEN BENSON

portal to an underground, hidden world

Blurrings and dark, bright lasars; threads of time(light)

what is sealed up(the basement to the House of Usher?!)

These abandoned, deracinated streets, in Toxteth, bear horrifc witness to the rape that was the aborted “Pathfinder” scheme; painted (intentionally/ironically??) in matt black; beautiful in a derelict fashion; but these were peoples’ lives

Bite-size Books: You'll Surely Drown Here If You Stay

The men who marry the desert (bad things happen to them)

Two young people try to make the best of their lives in a desert town struggling after the local mine collapsed.

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