Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 112
Total: 112
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Home
02: Stories Archive
03: Stories Archive
04: Home
05: Home
06: Home
07: Community Forums
08: Home
09: Home
10: Community Forums
11: Home
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Home
16: Stories Archive
17: Community Forums
18: Home
19: Home
20: Community Forums
21: Home
22: Stories Archive
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: News
27: Home
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: Community Forums
32: Stories Archive
33: Stories Archive
34: Community Forums
35: Home
36: News
37: Stories Archive
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Stories Archive
41: Stories Archive
42: Stories Archive
43: Community Forums
44: Home
45: Community Forums
46: Stories Archive
47: Community Forums
48: Stories Archive
49: Home
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Stories Archive
55: Stories Archive
56: Stories Archive
57: Community Forums
58: Home
59: Community Forums
60: Stories Archive
61: News
62: Home
63: Home
64: Stories Archive
65: Home
66: Home
67: Home
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Home
72: Home
73: Stories Archive
74: Home
75: Community Forums
76: Community Forums
77: Stories Archive
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Community Forums
81: Community Forums
82: Home
83: Home
84: Community Forums
85: Home
86: Home
87: Community Forums
88: Stories Archive
89: Stories Archive
90: Stories Archive
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: Stories Archive
94: Community Forums
95: Community Forums
96: News
97: Stories Archive
98: Stories Archive
99: Home
100: Stories Archive
101: Stories Archive
102: Stories Archive
103: Community Forums
104: Stories Archive
105: Home
106: Community Forums
107: Stories Archive
108: Home
109: Community Forums
110: Home
111: Community Forums
112: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Comic books › Graphic Novels › Kelli's Top 10 Holiday Gifts
Kelli's Top 10 Holiday Gifts

Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGraphic Novels
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
KCrawford
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Oct 27, 2015
Posts: 232

PostPosted: Sat Dec 19, 2015 5:14 pm    Post subject: Kelli's Top 10 Holiday Gifts

In no particular order, here are my top recommendations for the 2015 holiday season! (Or anytime, these are all too good to restrict to one month out of the year!)

1. Lumberjanes Vol 1: This all-ages series quickly became one of my favorites! It follows a diverse group of girls at a summer camp, but they encounter all kinds of strange, supernatural events and creatures. The scouts earn funny badges named after famous females, such as Joan Jett, and each issue includes a mixtape listing from one of the characters. Lumberjanes won two Eisner Awards, was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book, and is in the works for a TV adaptation.


2. Hyrule Historia: If you're a fan of the Zelda gaming series this is a MUST HAVE. It's an insanely detailed guide to every game and character in the series. There are character sketches and concept art, details from the games, and a timeline showing how each game is connected. This is a gorgeous hardback and perfect for a coffee table book and reading before the new game in 2016!


3. East of West Vol. 1: This brutal and violent series takes us to a dystopian Wild West United States as the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are reborn. But they're missing one: Death. East of West follows the Horsemen as they manipulate followers of The Message while searching for Death, who is carving a wake of destruction in retribution for the loss of his human bride. [Mature]


4. Out of the Abyss DnD 5e Adventure: This campaign is set in the Underdark, a nightmarish subterranean labyrinth populated with demonic, horrifying monsters. While this is a difficult campaign and not recommended for new players or DMs, it's fantastic for players looking for a scary and rewarding new campaign. There is a huge variety of NPCs and encounters with a great mix of roleplaying and dungeon crawling. Perfect for working on as the days get shorter and the nights get longer this season!


5. Bitch Planet: This biting sci-fi satire from Kelly Sue DeConnick is probably the one I've thrust upon friends the most. Take the most riotous 70s' prison exploitation film plot, set it in space, and then populate it with diverse characters that are all well-written and nuanced, then add a little Margaret Atwood-eque dystopian patriarchy with non-compliant women being jailed and you've got Bitch Planet! It's violent but hilarious and deliciously feminist. [Mature]


6. Munchkin Expansions & Variants: Let's be honest here, I LOVE Munchkin. It's so wacky and funny and the fact that it's not terribly complicated makes it perfect for casual gamers and parties. While Munchkin Chthulu and Apocalypse are my favorite variants, the classic edition and the other ones are super fun! Because they can all be played together, there's no limit to how crazy this game can get so you know that any edition will be an absolute blast!


7. Rat Queens Vol 1: Speaking of DnD, this series feels right out of the best campaign! The adventuring group known as the Rat Queens sets off on a rather mundane quest to slaughter some goblins as punishment for their drunken brawls, but things get murderous when a group of assassins comes into the fray. Who are the assassins and who sent them? Each of the Rat Queens has secrets, but can they move past those to defeat their foes? These women are all extremely well-written and diverse, plus their partying, fighting, and trysts make for a highly entertaining romp! [Mature]


8. Pandemic: This award-winning board game requires players to work together to find a cure and eradicate different strains of deadly diseases, before they destroy humanity. Each player has different skills and abilities based on their randomly assigned role and together they must travel the world building research centers, sharing information, and treating infections. The expansions are solid too, adding new diseases, roles, and choices for players.


9. Black Science Vol 1: This gritty sci-fi follows Grant McKay, a scientist who developed a tool for interdimensional travel called the Pillar. Of course it goes terribly wrong and Grant's team and his children are sucked repeatedly into different alien dimensions. As they fight outsider attackers and repair the Pillar, it may be the internal struggles that will doom them all. [Mature]


10. Star Wars Force and Destiny Beginner Game: By now you've seen Episode VII (or you haven't, but don't worry this is a spoiler free zone! Full disclosure: I cried from sheer awesome). The Star Wars RPGs are a great way to immerse yourself even more into the universe! If you've never played or are looking to introduce some friends or family into the fold, this Beginner Game is the perfect thing! It comes with a learn-as-you-go adventure, pre-generated characters, and dice so everything is ready for 3-5 players to start immediately. It's set during the Galactic Civil War and, unlike some of the Star Wars RPG sets, does include lightsaber-wielding Jedi! This is perfect for Star Wars fans and people looking to start playing RPGs but aren't sure where to begin.
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexGraphic Novels All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1


Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

New Blood Bowl and 40K!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Games Workshop Misc. on Dec 09, 2017 at 22:22:46

Unstable has Arrived!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Dec 08, 2017 at 21:53:29

D&D minis, Pathfinder minis, and more!
Last post by Hobomonkey in D&D Minis on Dec 07, 2017 at 03:07:06

New Graphic Novels
Last post by Hobomonkey in Comments on Dec 06, 2017 at 04:00:51

FLIPSHIPS
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on Dec 04, 2017 at 02:54:50

Tons of new Graphic Novels!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Nov 29, 2017 at 21:18:12

Necromunda is Back!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Games Workshop Misc. on Nov 24, 2017 at 23:22:09

Lots of New Merch and Graphic Novels!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Nov 22, 2017 at 20:45:09

Iconic Masters has Arrived!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Nov 17, 2017 at 23:31:54

Incoming New Stuff!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Nov 16, 2017 at 21:34:11


Survey
Best comic book to movie adaptation




Results :: Polls

Votes: 1491
Comments: 4

Links

Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars