Adaptations

Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne by David Gaider

Dragon Age gamers and fans, like myself, were pleased to hear about the arrival of tie-in novels by Dragon Age Lead Writer David Gaider. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent just playing the Dragon Age games. The plot of the game is one of my favorite fantasies. So more Dragon Age? Yes, please! Gaider’s first novel, Dragon ... Read More »

The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1

When the graphic novel adaption of New Spring, the prequel to the epic Wheel of Time series, was released on January 18th, it was well received here at the Ranting Dragon. Having loved that, we’re even more thrilled to be able to review the first volume of The Eye of the World Graphic Novel, the comic adaption of the first novel in ... Read More »

Review of New Spring: The Graphic Novel

On January 18, Tor released a trade paperback graphic novel of the comic adaption of New Spring, the prequel to Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time. As a huge fan of Jordan’s series, I just had to get my hands on New Spring: The Graphic Novel. The story of New Spring was first released in 1998 as a short story in the ... Read More »

Harry Potter Film Wizardry

Harry Potter Film Wizardry is an informational scrapbook-esque book filled with interesting facts that you never knew about the Harry Potter films. The book is divided into sections – each film getting its own section – which are then divided up into the new things that are introduced with each film. Each section starts off with a blurb from the ... Read More »

Quidditch Through the Ages by J.K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages doesn’t really tell a story; it is more of a study book that one might find at Hogwarts. It is “written” by a famous Quidditch expert, Kennilworthy Whisp. The book informs you of all the details and technicalities of Quidditch, as if you were a real student at Hogwarts. I found the most charming aspect of ... Read More »