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    PULP FICTION REVIEWS SUPREME JUSTICE!

    Ron Fortier returns with another Pulp Fiction Review. This time out Ron takes a look at Supreme Justice by Max Allan Collins from Thomas & Mercer. This is a pre-release review so there is no cover available at this time.

    SUPREME JUSTICE
    By Max Allan Collins
    Thomas & Mercer
    284 pages
    Available June 2014

    After taking a bullet for the President he personally despised, Secret Service Agent Joseph Reeder collected his partial pension and called it quits. Now he operates his own security business in the nation’s capital and is fairly content with his life. All that changes when a Supreme Court Justice is shot dead during the audacious daylight robbery of a swank D.C. restaurant. Reeder is recruited by Gabe Sloan, an old F.B.I. friend, to help with the investigation. Nicknamed “Peep” by his former associates, Reeder is a student of kinesics; the art of reading body language and his observation skills are legendary.

    Asked to examine video footage of the robbery and shooting, Reeder is able to see through the subterfuge of the incident and discovers that the Justice’s murder was in fact a deliberate assassination. Sloan has him report his findings to his superiors at the Bureau and an inter-agency task force is put together to find the killers. Twenty four hours later a second Justice is gunned down outside his home and what had begun as an isolated act of violence is quickly turned into a full-blown threat against the highest court in the land.

    In Joe Reeder, Max Collins has invented up a compelling, quirky and totally believable hero caught up in a twisted mystery with enough twists and turns as to leave a crossword junky dizzy. Teamed with Patti Rogers, a smart and tenacious F.B.I. agent, Reeder is a modern day Sherlock Holmes matching wits with an unknown advisory whose ultimate goal is nothing less than altering the landscape of American jurisprudence for generations to come.

    Collins’ ability to capture the social and political schism of our times delivers a truly frightening and plausible scenario. “Supreme Justice” is a taut thriller you will not be able to put down once you’ve picked it up. This is a master at work.

     

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    PULP FICTION REVIEWS CATCHES A THIEF!

    The ThiefRon Fortier returns with another Pulp Fiction Review. This time out Ron takes a look at The Thief (An Isaac Bell Adventure) by Justin Scott from Berkeley Books. Isaac Bell created by Clive Cussler.

    THE THIEF
    (An Isaac Bell Adventure)
    By Justin Scott
    Character created by Clive Cussler
    Berkeley Books
    420 pages

    Every single time I finish a new Isaac Bell book by Justin Scott, I feel both satisfied and sad. Satisfied in that Scott has one again entertained me with his exploits of the turn-of-the-century Van Horn Detective Agency’s chief detective; sad that I now have to wait for the next one.

    The real joy of this series is its setting in history at a time when science and technology were altering the world on such a grand scale; it truly was an age of marvels and wonders. In the midst of all these remarkable achievements, as is always the case, the eternal war between good and evil continued to rage. While wondrous inventions made the lot of mankind easier, lessening the burden of daily toil, it also provided men of power with the incredible tools to subjugate less advanced nations.

    Imperialism was on a crash course with democracy and a World War loomed just over the horizon. This is the era of Isaac Bell and the love of his life, Marion. In “The Thief,” we are happy attendants at their wedding aboard the magnificent ocean liner, the Mauretania. At the same time, Bell fatefully comes to rescue of two scientists about to be kidnapped by German spies. He soon learns that the men have developed a new process that will make talking motion pictures possible. As Marian is a director of silent movies, she quickly educates her new husband on the importance of such a device and how it could revolutionize the media. Still, Bell is puzzled as to why the Imperial German Government is so obsessed with possessing what he sees as a mere entertainment device.

    Before the ship can reach the docks of New York, the older inventor is murdered by a German spy known as the Acrobat leaving only his young protégé with the knowledge of how to produce the new “talking” film machines. Bell vows to product the young man and escorts him to small town in California called Hollywood. Along the way Bell has to stop several attempts to kidnap the inventor, all orchestrated by the Acrobat. Although filled with authentic movie history set pieces, Scott keeps the action moving flawlessly leading up to a fantastic climax confrontation between Bell and the Acrobat you don’t want to miss. Thumbs way up on another great Isaac Bell novel.

     

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    ESO’S BOBBY NASH TAKES A JOURNEY TO THE EARTH’S CORE!

    ATEC soon banner1It has been announced that ESO co-host, Bobby Nash has been tapped to script a new graphic novel adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs‘ At The Earth’s Core with artist Jamie Chase for Dark Horse Comics‘ Sequential Pulp imprint.

    Art: Jamie Chase

    Art: Jamie Chase

    Sequential Pulp’s Michael Hudson made the announcement on February 7th. “Edgar Rice Burroughs’ AT THE EARTHS’ CORE is proud to welcome aboard the acclaimed scribe, Bobby Nash who will be scripting Jamie Chase’s sequential pages,” Hudson said. “Finally, we’re on the last leg on this one gang. I can’t wait!” “I am equal parts excited and nervous, but looking forward to exploring the world created by Edgar Rice Burroughs,” Bobby said on his website. “I’m also looking forward to working with the extremely talented Jamie Chase (he’s handling the art) and the good folks at Sequential Pulp Comics and Dark Horse Comics. I want to do ERB’s property proud.” More news as it develops, but we’re pretty sure Bobby will talk about it on the next episode of Earth Station One.

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    2013 GHASTLY AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    ghastly headerThe 2013 Ghastly Award Winners have been announced. Earth Station One congratulates the nominees and winners. Click through to see the winners.

    ghastlyThe Ghastly Award Judges are proud to announce the Winners of the 2013 Ghastly Awards. The Ghastly Award Judges chose the nominees from the books submitted by Comic Creators and Publishers throughout 2013. Winners were chosen by the Judges, Comic Book Creators, and the Fans. The Ghastly Judicial Panel congratulates all 2013 Winners and Nominees. It is an honor to be recognized by your fellow professionals for such outstanding work in horror comics.After Arch

    The 2013 Winners are:

    Best Ongoing Title: Afterlife with Archie (Archie Comics)

    Best Mini-Series: Locke & Key: Omega (IDW Publishing)

    Best One-Shot: Edgar Allan Poe: The Raven & The Red Death (Dark Horse)

    Best New Series (Fan Voting Decided the Winner): Afterlife with Archie (Archie Comics)

    Best Anthology: Bloke’s Terrible Tomb of Terror (Independent)

    Best OGN: Hellboy: The Midnight Circus (Dark Horse)

    Best Archival Collection: Steve Ditko Monsters Vol. 1: GorgoJoehilllockekey
    (IDW Publishing/Yoe Books)

    Best Writer: Joe Hill (Locke & Key: Omega)

    Best Artist: Richard Corben (Edgar Allan Poe’s: The Raven and the Red Death)

    Best Inker: Terry Moore (Rachel Rising)

    Best Letterer: Clem Robins (B.P.R.D., Baltimore, Hellboy in Hell, The Strain)

    Best Colorist: Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife with Archie)

    Best Web Comic: The Last Halloween (www.last-halloween.com)

    Hall of Fame Inductees: Gene Colan and Archie Goodwin

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    Named for acclaimed comics creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingels, the Awards are in their 4th year. Created to honor hellboy MCexcellence in Horror Comics, Comic Creators and Publishers can submit their books for nomination consideration throughout the calendar year. The top five nominees in each category will be chosen by the Judges, and will then be voted on by the Judges, Creators and Fans to decide the winners.

    We thank everyone who took the time to vote in the 2013 Awards. The submission process is now open for the 2014 Awards!

    We congratulate all of the Winners and Nominees for what they bring to the comic reading community. To be nominated by your comic book creating peers is a big honor and the Ghastly Awards are here to celebrate your achievements.

    For more information on the Ghastly Awards, or to submit your horror comics for the 2014 Award season please go to www.ghastlyawards.com.

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    Judges:blokes
    Decapitated Dan, Rachel Deering, Mike Howlett, Belinda “Spaced” McNeill, Lonnie Nadler, Bree Ogden

    Staff:
    Steve Banes, Pedro Cabezuelo, Denise Dutton

    Founded in 2011 by Decapitated Dan with the help of Steve Banes, Mike Howlett, Lonnie Nadler and Mykal Banta, the Ghastly Awards recognize outstanding achievements in Horror Comics over a range of 15 different categories. The nominees are chosen by other horror comic book professionals and winners are chosen by a panel of judges. Since the start of the awards, 5 more judges have been added into the group.

    The Awards were named for acclaimed comics creator “Ghastly” Graham Ingels.

    Starting in 2013 the Ghastly Awards switched over to a Submission based process. Comic Publishers and Creators can submit their books for nomination consideration throughout the calendar year. The top five nominees in each category will be chosen by the Judges, and will then be voted on by the Judges, Creators and Fans to decide the winners.

    The Ghastly Award Judges work strictly on a volunteer basis. There is no paid staff and the awards are completely funded from the generous donations of its sponsors.

     

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    DEVIANT PICTURES RELEASES FAT CHANCE TRAILER (Featuring ESO’s Bobby Nash)

    Fat Chance Trailer #1

     

    Deviant Pictures has released the first trailer for the comedy/horror flick, Fat Chance. ESO co-host Bobby Nash plays Clark Wagner in this movie and you can catch 3 quick shots of him in the trailer.

    Fat Chance Movie Poster

    Fat Chance Movie Poster

    About Fat Chance:

    From the sick minds behind The Hospital, FAT CHANCE stars Bree Olson (THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE III), Dick Warlock (HALLOWEEN II), Al Snow (WWE legend), Jim O’Rear (THE DEAD MATTER), Daniel Emery Taylor (THE RETURN OF SWAMP THING), and Scott Tepperman (GHOST HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL).

    THE BIGGEST LOSER meets FRIDAY THE 13TH. Ten overweight men appear on a weight loss reality show that threatens to push them to the edge. As contestants start to disappear in the night, it is up to the survivors to figure out what is going on. Are they sneaking away while everyone else sleeps? Has one of the contestants snapped? Or is something more nefarious going on?

    Fat Chance. Coming Soon.

    Watch the trailer here.

     

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