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Newsarama has discovered the exisitence of Triple-A Baseball Heroes, in which Marvel superheroes apparently battle villainy in tandem with minor-league team mascots. (The cover is our illustration today.)
Ain’t It Cool News reviews a pile of recent comics, starting with the Booster Gold relaunch.
CHUD’s Thor’s Comic Column presents reviews of comics by several people, none of whom are actually named Thor.
Comic Book Resources’s Hannibal Tatu reviews a pile of this week’s comics.
Comics Reporter reviews Hurricane Season #1.
The Daily Cross Hatch reviews Fletcher Hanks’s I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets.
Comics Worth Reading reviews To Terra by Keiko Takemiya.
Chris’s Invincible Super-Blog covers this week’s comics.
Greg Burgas of Comics Should Be Good also reviews this week’s comics.
Comics Should Be Good’s Brian Cronin looks at the first issue of the second series of Mouse Guard.
Locus Online lists the new books that they saw in mid-August.
Jeff Somers’s new book The Electric Church now has its own website.
Reviews of SF/Fantasy
The Book Swede reviews Hunter’s Run by George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, and Daniel Abraham.
The Agony Column looks at the new edition of Harlan Ellison’s Shatterday.
Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review looks at The Jennifer Morgue by Charles Stross.
SFX reviews J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. (Monthly magazines’ deadlines can be a bitch.)
CA Reviews looks at the paranormal romance Visions of Heat by Nalini Singh.
Interviews with various peopleBoingBoing podcast-interviews William Gibson about his new novel Spook Country.
The Agony Column has an audio interview with Peter F. Hamilton.
The Agony Column also has an audio interview with bookseller Mark V. Ziesing.
Fantasy Book Critic interviews Douglas Clegg.
Neth Space asks Chris Roberson five quick questions.
SciFi Wire talked with James Maxey about his new novel Bitterwood.
SciFi Wire also chatted with Gene Wolfe about his World Fantasy Award-nominated novel Soldier of Sidon.
SFX interviews fighting fantasy pioneers Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson.
UK SF Book News talked with Adam Roberts about his novel Splinter.
The Fantasy Review interviews Nathalie Mallet, author of The Princes of the Golden Cage.
Comic Book Resources’s X-Position column interviews editor Nick Lowe.
Suicide Girls interviews cartoonist Jhonen Vasquez.
Silver Bullet Comic Books talks to Bryan Talbot about his book The Naked Artist, which collects stories about badly-thought-out behavior by cartoonists.
Black Gate’s eleventh issue is in the mail.
Subterranean Press has started posting the contents of their Fall 2007 issue.
Morgan Freeman talks with the MTV Movies blog about his efforts to make a Rendezvous With Rama movie.
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