New look, new badassery! TROLL Magazine is back, ready to pummel your face with awesomeness. This month DC strikes back! We hit you with the Suicide Squad starter kit, wade in on Batman throughout the years and enjoy the Death Of Superman. And there are some new fantasy and sci-fi short stories to enjoy. TROLL Magazine, it’s better than sex and free like herpes! (the uncensored version of the magazine is available on the website. Censorship is very 1984, Yumpu)
Deeper than the surface emotions than most thrived on, than what most seemed to live through, the primal instinct that drove creatures to battle and death is what moved mankind.
Pathetic loves and paltry connections, each of these faded with time. But death was final and eternal.
Ladies and gentlemen, Issue Six is here, large and in charge. This month we wade in on all things cartoon as we dissect Pokemon and Adventure Time. Ye Olde Tabbard […]
Saruman the White begins his journey here.
-The great fight is about to begin. But before that, Chaos meets an old ally.-
by Grant Smuts — The UFFC (Ultimate Fantasy Fighting Championship) will kick off in Issue 6 of Troll Magazine! Some of the biggest names in Fantasy and Sci-Fi will collide in […]
This second post will attempt to condense the main story arc of the Kill Sessions so far. What follows is a summary, but can also serve as something of a […]
So, I’m not sure how many are following the events of the Kill Sessions, but if there are any interested in the story, thank you for following. For those interested […]
“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.”
We read fantasy to find the colors again, I think. To taste strong spices and hear the songs the sirens sang. There is something old and true in fantasy that speaks to something deep within us, to the child who dreamt that one day he would hunt the forests of the night, and feast beneath the hollow hills, and find a love to last forever somewhere south of Oz and north of Shangri-La.
They can keep their heaven. When I die, I’d sooner go to middle Earth.”
-George RR Martin.
-by Grant Smuts Most of the time, when we think of fantasy, the image is predominantly western, based on a prototypical medieval European setting – castles, knights, kings, the age […]
“…we have grown skeptical of heroes – we try to tear them apart as soon as they appear, hoping to bring them down to mundane. Is that fear? Or is it just a crushing cynicism?”
by Grant Smuts There are those hearts, reader, that never mend again once they are broken. Or, if they do mend, they heal themselves in a crooked and lopsided way, […]
Dragons, assassins, spells and spears. A journey through Norway, seeking the Wild Hunt, The Witcher reviews (and preview), find out who the top ten villains of fantasy are… and help […]