Category Archives: Books

A Tribute to Phil Urich, the NEW Green Goblin!

This is a bit of a strange one… During the mid-90s, when I was in my mid-teens, I was an avid reader of comic books. Mostly, the works of Marvel; and specifically the X-titles (Uncanny X-Men, X-Force, X-Factor, Generation X, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem

Just recently I had the opportunity to read Eagle in the Snow by Wallace Breem, a book I’ve heard much about but never managed to find a copy of. Until now. It was well worth the search, and the price. … Continue reading

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Why Game of Thrones is better than A Song of Ice and Fire.

Cue internet outrage… Now! In all seriousness, I understand why this could be a controversial subject. It’s rare for adaptions to be credited with equal significance, much less to be lauded above, their source material. There are, of course, exceptions. … Continue reading

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G20 Day

Anybody who has glanced at my ‘About’ page will know that I live in Brisbane, Queensland. Which just so happens to be the setting for this year’s G20 summit (in case you’ve been living under a rock; and, if the … Continue reading

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Northlanders: Volume 1 – Sven the Returned

In 2007 comic book writer Brian Wood embarked on a new project for DC’s Vertigo Imprint – something of a passion project, from what I can tell. Northlanders ran for 50 issues before it was cancelled in 2012. Set during … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Storm of Swords Part 2 – Blood and Gold by George R.R. Martin

I reviewed Part 1 of the third book in the hugely popular and now well-known A Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin all the way back in April 2013: https://ethanreilly.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/book-review-a-storm-of-swords-part-1-steel-and-snow-by-george-r-r-martin/ So why has it taken me … Continue reading

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Book Review: Grave Descend by John Lange

It’s well-known (by those who care) that Michael Crichton (of Jurassic Park and ‘ER’ fame) wrote under a pen name during the early stages of his career: specifically, when he was a student at Harvard Medical School and didn’t want … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death of Integrity by Guy Haley

It’s no secret that I was eagerly anticipating Guy Haley’s take on the Novamarines, Death of Integrity, before its release. And now that it’s here and I’ve (finally!) finished reading it, I’m happy to report that not only has it … Continue reading

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Three Books I’m Looking Forward to Reading

So, I’m back! After almost a week (or has it been a week?) away from blogging, I thought it would be unfair to deny my (any?) fans of their regular dose, so here it is: The Three Books I Would … Continue reading

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Book Review: Treacheries of the Space Marines

This anthology from Black Library has been out for a while, but I didn’t get around to reading it until a few months ago; and I haven’t had a chance to review it because, well, I didn’t have a blog … Continue reading

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