Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Meet the first Muslim Superhero!

NUELOW Games latest comics/RPG release shines the spotlight on Kismet, Man of Fate. This long-forgotten superhero appeared in the four quarterly issues of Bomber Comics during 1944, with the first and final issues coinciding with the opening and closing of Ellliot Publishing.

Kismet was one of numerous Nazi-stomping comic book characters who appeared in comics magazines during the early 1940s, but he stands apart from the crowd not only for his ability to carry off running around shirtless while wearing gloves, a fez and a cape, but also because he is the first Muslim superhero. (There were earlier Muslim comic book heroes, but none were so obviously religious as Kismet, nor did they have superpowers.

I've edited a book for NUELOW Games that's part of the Complete Golden Age Oddballs series. For the first time anywhere, it collects all four Kismet stories under one cover, together with an all-new text piece and roleplaying game material for ROLF! and OGL d20 Modern. In addition to the Kismet stories, the also features all three published cases for Penny Parker, Debutante Detective.

By way of a preview, here are the first pages for all the Kismet stories.

Click here to see more previews, or to get your own copy of Complete Golden Age Oddballs: Kisment & Penny Parker.

Picture Perfect Wednesday: Cheyenne King

It seems like it's time for another visit with actress/model Cheyenne King.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Happy International; Dance Day!

April 29 has been designated as International Dance Day by UNESCO. It also happens to be the birthday of of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727-1810), the creator of modern ballet. Ann Miller and friends wants everyone to cut rug, jump with joy, and otrherwise move to the music on this day!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

It's Earth Day!

Here's a sketch artist's rendering of Mother Earth. If you see her, approach with caution. She has a tempestuous bearing, and often explodes with fiery rage. Unconfirmed reports indicate that she also has adverse reactions to immodest women.

By Amy Clark

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Easter!

I hope you have as much luck at finding Easter Eggs as Ann Miller did. She found the bunny that lays them!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Milla Jovovich Quartery

It's laundry day, and Milla is waiting for the dryer cycle to finish. But the Milla Jovovich Quarterly must go on!

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