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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

Ratings for Comics Released 1-29-2014 Part 3 @DynamiteComics @AspenComics @Marvel @DarkHorseComics @IDWPublishing @DCComics


Here are today's ratings for comics released 1-29-2014; Part 3;
  • Li'l Sonja One-Shot
  • All New Fathom #5
  • Revolutionary War: Knights of Pendragon #1
  • Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1
  • Star Trek #29
  • Talon #15

Let me know your opinion or if you have any questions and want to discuss anything just leave a comment.

See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic


Lil Sonja #1 - $3.59

Li'l Sonja is a warrior girl who travels the lands testing her mettle against monsters big and small, a younger pluckier version of the famous She-Devil With a Sword. When Li'l Sonja encounters a town plagued by eccentric bandits, she needs to figure out the pattern behind the thefts and bring the baddies to justice. No task is too tough for our crimson-haired hero. And if that isn't enough, each Li'l book comes with a two-page activity sheet!

Cover & Solicit - 5/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 5/5
Story - 5/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 4.7 (9.5/10)


Lil Sonja #1 (Subscription Cover)

All New Fathom #5 (of 8) (Direct Market Cover A - Cafaro) - $3.19

A new direction in the FATHOM Universe continues! Believing the undersea threat from Vana to be over, Aspen Matthews returns to the surface to try to resume a normal life and finds an old flame waiting for her upon her arrival--Chance Calloway. Meanwhile, tensions rise beneath the surface as the true extent of Vana's scheme begins to manifest, and she reveals her actual target--the Capital city of the Blue, Muria! Writer David Wohl, artist Alex Konat and colorist Beth Sotelo team up once again to bring you the latest adventures of Michael Turner's most beloved creation!

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 5/5
Story - 5/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 4.3 (8.5/10)


All New Fathom #5 (of 8) (Direct Market Cover B - Laiso)

Revolutionary War Knights Of Pendragon #1 - $3.59

Part 3 of 'Revolutionary War' A corporate deep-mining setup unearths an old MYS-TECH base, where magical cloning experiments have been taking place. What mysteries or monsters are waiting in Britain's subterranean bones? Featuring fan-favorite Marvel UK characters Dai Thomas, Pete Wisdom, and Union Jack!

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 2/5
Story - 3/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.3 (6.5/10)

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1 (Dan Dos Santos cover) (Current Printing) - $2.10

Malcolm Reynolds's crew shook the 'verse to its core when they laid bare the crimes against humanity undertaken by their sinister government-the Alliance. Always outlaws, Mal, a very pregnant Zoe, new pilot River Tam, and the other surviving crew members are in greater danger than ever. Meanwhile, everyone is asking the same question . . . * Buffy 's Season 8 and 9 artist conquers the galaxy! * Executive produced by Joss Whedon! "As a science fiction story, Serenity has it all."-Broken Frontier

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 3/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.9 (8/10)

Star Trek Ongoing #29 - $3.59

Please visit the Things From Another World website for product details.

Cover & Solicit - 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 3/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3.9 (8/10)


Star Trek Ongoing #29 (Subscription Variant)

Talon #15 - $2.39

Flashback to the Talon of the 1920s as we learn more about The Court of Owls!

Cover & Solicit - 3/5
Art, Colors & Inking - 3/5 - Weighted Double
Layout & Flow - 3/5
Story - 4/5 - Weighted Triple

Verdict - 3 (6/10)


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