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Golden Agers: Comics Is Wonderful! (in color) By Mini Komix
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Golden Agers proves that "Comics Is Wonderful!", and in color! Spoofs, satire, parodies, and pranks on common comics book characters, tropes, and history! Hysterical takes on Captain... More > Marvel, Cinderella, Lil' Abner, Prince Valiant, vampires, westerns, and more!< Less
The Now Knows IV By Avalon Kalin
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"Artist Avalon Kalin uses modernist tropes to produce intuitive images that reproach the past and invite the viewer to enter in to the now." THE NOW KNOWS IV is available in soft cover... More > paperback, 50 pages, black and white.< Less
Apotheosis Institute Student Handbook By Benjamin A.H. Cameron
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Welcome to Dungeon School! This student handbook will help new students of the Apotheosis Institute to adapt to the multiplanetary, interdimensional lifestyle necessary for their education and... More > survival. Explore a new kind of interstellar fantasy setting with original takes on classic fantasy tropes, and new ideas inspired by surrealist fantasy, astrophysics and the occult.< Less
THE SHAPE SINGERS By D. C. Weiser
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"The Shape Singers" is a sci-fi fantasy story in which I employ some of the tropes and devices of that genre to get at the underlying realities of the world we presently live in, a world of... More > anxiety and seemingly incredible chaos and violence. Based on the unpublished short story by D. C. Weiser, read and recorded by the author in 2012.< Less
Wickedly Abled By Sumiko Saulson
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Wickedly Abled is a dark speculative fiction anthology challenging well-worn tropes depicting disabled persons in solely villain or victim roles by promoting darker themed works of fantasy, sci-fi... More > and horror by authors with disabilities artists which feature disabled protagonists.< Less
The Female Soldier: The Surprising Life and Adventures of Hannah Snell By Richard Walker
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Hannah Snell was an 18th-century woman who disguised herself as a man and became a soldier. This extremely popular biography centers around a recurrent 18th century trope of cross-dressing that... More > subversively challenged social expectations and gender norms.< Less
The Homophobic Mind By Wayne R. Dynes
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The Homophobic Mind addresses a host of myths and fabrications that have functioned over the centuries to rationalize prejudice and discrimination affecting GLBT people. The history of homophobia... More > does not disclose a monolithic entity; instead, it is an amalgam of disparate elements. This book examines more than forty separate tropes or motifs. These tropes have varied origins, stemming from the realms of religion, philosophy, medicine, psychology, and folklore. In each case the essence of the myth is briefly stated, followed by an analysis of its origins and development, and concluding with a response. Given the progress of human knowledge, one might have expected that such archaic thought-patterns would all have withered away by now. However, the myths show a zombie-like capacity to persist - and even to revive once again after their apparent demise. Accordingly, this book provides not simply a historical account, but is a lesson for our times.< Less
Sky By Ywain Penbrydd
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A collection of stories spanning 25 years in the lives of an unusual couple. Sin is a gifted man with the ability to bend the will of others to his whim, and Sebastian is the feral undergrad who can... More > resist his supernatural charm. Their relationship gives a glimpse into the neuroses of life outside the standard tropes. Within these pages they meet a band of social rejects, haphazardly bound by their eccentricities, who entice Sebastian into life as a rock star, and change all their lives forever.< Less
Sky By Ywain Penbrydd
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A collection of stories spanning 25 years in the lives of an unusual couple. Sin is a gifted man with the ability to bend the will of others to his whim, and Sebastian is the feral undergrad who can... More > resist his supernatural charm. Their relationship gives a glimpse into the neuroses of life outside the standard tropes. Within these pages they meet a band of social rejects, haphazardly bound by their eccentricities, who entice Sebastian into life as a rock star, and change all their lives forever.< Less
Bungay Castle By Elizabeth Bonhote
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Two young members of the family, Roseline and Edwin, search for the source of strange, unearthly cries and discover a terrifying secret in the castle's bowels which will change their lives forever.... More > The story combines the classic Gothic tropes of mystery, betrayal and a heroine in peril in suitably imposing surroundings and has been praised in modern times for its proto-feminist sensibility. The young women in the story keep their fates in their own hands, rather than wait for some dashing hero to come to the rescue.< Less

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