Red Sonja: Plagued by Chainmail Bikinis and Other Clichés

Red Sonja, Volume 1: Queen of Plagues by Gail Simone and Walter Geovani Published: February 19, 2014 Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Genre(s): Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Swords-and-Sorcery Format: Digital Length: 184 pages I don’t have much experience with Conan the Barbarian or Red Sonja; my dad had a pretty sizable comic book collection when I was a …

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Perdido Street Station: Words Upon Words, Worlds Within Worlds

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville Published: July 29, 2003 Publisher: Del Rey Genre(s): Fantasy, Steampunk, Weird Format: Paperback Length: 640 pages After reading Perdido Street Station, I can’t decide what China Miéville loves more: feverish world-building or the sheer impenetrability of his prose, and I say that as someone who (occasionally) enjoyed the book. …

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