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NY Comic Con exclusive DNA ANCESTORY DEMOLITION comic sale is ongoing, folks, as a precious few of the limited edition of 50 comic books signed by author R.J. Huneke and artists Elizabeth Yoo and Cheryl Huneke remain available after the con.
It seems we left some back at the studio!
Printed in a gorgeous oversize comic book size and format by Rune Works Productions Ltd. for New York Comic Con 2019, DNA ANCESTORY DEMOLITION features two Cyberwar Series Tales that have never been printed anywhere before, sport stunning illustrations of the pieces, and an exclusive preview to R.J. Huneke’s upcoming graphic novel SPY WOMAN SPY.
Here is some more about the short tales contained within:
The first short has never been released anywhere, neither digitally, nor on paper, and it is called, "DNA Ancestory Demolition":
A widowed mother of two infants, Alexandra stands in the mudroom of her home attempting to keep a salesman from DNA Ancestory at bay, while crowds of people on her front lawn shout, “Murderer!” at her. The quiet man explains that the new deal the company has offered her will be liberating. Her attempt at learning genealogy online has led to her DNA being used by researchers and they say they have found the cure for all types of cancer. If Alexandra will just agree to their testing . . . But the sales pitch, of riches and her being the savior of humankind, is amiss. Something is off, and their meeting in the small home grows tenser by the minute. The quiet man seems too monotonous, too robotic. Has artificial intelligence come so far as to invade her home? When the full terms of the agreement finally emerge, they do not sit well at all...
And the second short Cyberwar Series Tale has up until now only been available digitally on Cyberwarseries.com. "The Cyber Warrior Awakens" features William Waltz in his early days as a Cyber Warrior spy, hacking, hijacking a kidnapping, and finding out the hard way that a hotel is not the easy escape route he had planned...
And again, for an ADVANCED special SNEAK PEAK into R.J. Huneke's upcoming "CYBERWAR" novel prequel comic book series SPY WOMAN SPY, starring the rogue agent, Xera Finn, and the bootlegging hacker, Fae Yu, as they find their former government Wangluo has...sorry...you have to read the book to find out more!
These short story illustrated chapbooks or comic books (just not in the traditional sense of panel by panel sequential art) are being sold for $12 shipped in the continental USA (inquire for shipping internationally), just email info[at]powkabam.com.
Be vigilant, my friends.
P.S. There is a simple message delivered entirely in binary printed in this comic. Enjoy!
P.P.S. If you want to check out some creators' views on comics check out POWkabam.com.
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Come hear a live reading of excerpts from the upcoming Sci-Fi thriller Cyberwar by writer R.J. Huneke at Stony Brook University!
Never before heard or seen material will be read aloud at the event hosted by the Stony Brook Sci-fi Forum at 7 pm on September 24, 2014.
R.J. will be signing posters, accepting pre-orders, and offering entry into exciting Cyberwar contests.
Those interested in attending can do so at the Stony Brook University Forum Union Building Basement, Room 047.
Feel free to sign up on the Facebook Event Page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/368341743343255/
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International publisher Pentian is publishing the US thriller by R.J. Huneke Cyberwar.
More details, an official launch, and a book trailer are all in the works and coming very, very soon.
For now, here is a still from the book trailer's shoot, and go to Pentian Publishing's web site HERE to invest and possibly become a character in the book.
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Though the blockbuster Iron Man 3 has higher expectations than possibly any other Marvel super hero flick, Shane Black’s comic book adaptation thrills and brings new depth to the characters and world.
Because of the tremendous success of the brilliant previous Iron Man films that were directed by Jon Favreau, The Amazing Spider-man reboot, and Joss Whedon’s The Avengers, many are mistakenly trying to compare this newest Iron Man installment to the past projects and not look at it in its own light.
Though Marvel and former Iron Man director Favreau had a dispute that ended his controlling the third movie, Shane Black who co-wrote the Iron Man 3 script stepped in to add more action and more darkness to the story arc.
No one can deny how perfect the first two movies fit the Iron Man comic book character and Favreau emanated the spirit and the great story from the books in two fun, thrilling, witty, and entertaining pieces of art.
What Black has done in the third Iron Man film is completely different and a bit rougher, and this is not a bad thing.
Tony Stark the genius, billionaire scientist turned machine-suit superhero is still depicted brilliantly by Robert Downey, Jr. whose acting prowess continues to wax brightly.
SPOILER ALERT: And Stark is tested throughout with a newly acquired anxiety disorder stemming from certain largely unexplained events from New York, alluding to Loki’s alien invasion of the Big Apple, a terrorist attack leveling his own home and close friend, Happy (played by Favreau), and numerous suit malfunction from his prototype toys.
The major theme of the movie involves the coping with adverse conditions of change that affect everyone, including billionaire playboy philanthropists, and finding the perseverance to endure.
That said, there is a lot of fighting (in every type of way), a few grim and eerie hacking of TV’s that the Mandarin uses to highlight terrorist attacks as his own commercials, and a very human Tony Stark that becomes desperate to keep his new girlfriend Pepper – played by the starkly talented Gwyneth Paltrow – even at the cost of killing people.
Tony Stark as the drunk is referenced by not shown as much as Tony Stark the lost tinkerer who is desperate to avenge and protect what he cares most for in the world but does not know how to accomplish this. This could be foreshadowing a darker and meaner side of Stark that we have not seen before for future movies, as the comic books often delved into his substance abuse and his volatile personal relations, which often caused strife between him and Captain America, amongst others.
This movie is funny, thrilling, surprising and full of great acting; Ben Kingsley is a great Mandarin (I hope for his return in the future, though the story made that unlikely), and Don Cheadle reprises Tony’s friend Col. Rhodes (and the War Machine and/or Iron Patriot) very well once again.
This tale is deliciously dark, full of explosive action, and very funny from start to finish.
Impulsive Review Grade: A-
by R.J. Huneke
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At the forefront of Ian Fleming’s spy novels is, of course, the world-famous character of James Bond, but the grit and realism of Mr. Bond in the novel Live and Let Die is matched by an amazing array of world building, unexpected plot twists, a fearsome villain, and a gorgeous female named Solitaire.
There is plenty of the hard-hitting Bond here, including a fantastic train scene where Solitaire somewhat falls for her rescuer and then teases him, knowing that the suave British agent 007 must painfully resist because of a near-broken wrist and hand.
The man of action and few words is depicted as being at odds with everyone and everything, except his mission.
But the true art of Fleming is in his tight prose, his cunning flurry of “edge of your seat” moments, and the detailed description of vastly contrasting and often exotic environments. . .
Read the rest of the Impulsive Review at Fantasy-Matters