Mutants in NYC and Werewolves in Oregon

Author News
Marjorie M Liu will soon be writing the Marvel Comic series about mutant teens in NYC. NYX, will re-launch in August with a 6-issue story arc that picks up years later from where the original left off.  (via Dear Author)

“Simon Green’s NIGHTSIDE #10, the continuing adventures of John Taylor, the PI with a gift for finding things, in an alternate London full of supernatural weirdness and strange mysteries which only Taylor can solve, to Ginjer Buchanan at Ace, in a good deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in January 2010, 2011, 2012, by Joshua Bilmes at JABberwocky Literary Agency (NA).” (also from Dear Author)

Gaming News
Geeks in Oregon are getting together to play an interactive game that is neither poker nor Dungeons & Dragons. It’s called Werewolf, and it requires the ability to both read poker faces and suspend disbelief. Players are either werewolves or villagers. It’s figuring out who’s who that will determine the winner. Read more about it in The Oregonian.

Free Reads
Christine has reviewed Stephenie Meyer’s The Host and is giving away a brand-new, hardcover copy. Get your entry in before Sunday.

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2 comments on “Mutants in NYC and Werewolves in Oregon

  1. Hi Lindsay! First, it’s great to see you guys back over here. Hope you’re ok. 🙂

    Second, I’m totally looking forward to Marjorie Liu writing NYX. Just to say, it’s not a “re-release” of the comic book. It’s a brand new mini-series which re-launches a team of young mutants in the X-universe. It’s the first time Marjorie’s actually written a Marvel comic book.

  2. Hi Karen!
    You’re right. It’s a RE-LAUNCH, not a RE-RELEASE. The wording is poorly handled in the article, especially with info like this:

    IGN Comics: Will this new volume be a limited series? When will it launch?

    Barber: Right now, we’re just looking at the first six-issue story arc, launching in August.

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