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#173 "Clean Sweep"

#173 "Clean Sweep"
Category: Novels & Comics
Publish Year: 2011
Pages: 80
Dimensions: 6.5x10.25x.2"
Restockable: No
Mfg. part #: KEN173
Type: Comic


About The Cover

Jeff Langcaon is the author and illustrator of children's books Grandpa's Magic Banyan Tree and Where's Kimo?, and his cartoons have appeared in newspapers and magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, Starlog, and Amazing Heroes.

The Strips

Do or Die Time
   •Only Bob and a single die roll stand between the Knights and the Sturm Giants.
Snug as a Bug
   •An Off the Grid Games strip: Gary GMs a game - but can he get his crew to leave their snug little keep?
Bagged and Tagged
   •A Games Pit strip: Bob, Dave and Sara commiserate with Weird Pete - but an announcement has Bob secretly worried.
The Lost Strips
   •Second Chances; Dave gets to run a game.
   •The Sting of Victory; Dave uses wasp miniatures.
   •Box of Wishful Thinking; A magic box stirs up conflict between the Knights' characters.
One-Two Punches

Feature Articles

Last Man Standing: the Urban Assassin RPG by Kurt Evans

GameMaster's Workshop

Bait and Tackle: Generic Adventure Hooks and Encounters for the GM to run with
Casting Call: Yee {systemless} by Charles Kiley III
Deadly Trappings: The Great Fakeout {fantasy; systemless} by Barbara Blackburn
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Ealon Pifor, Orena Pifor, Lurim Haz {HackMaster} by Barbara Blackburn
Rustlers of the Night: Snowgre {HackMaster} by Kenzer and Company

Regular Columns

Tales from the Table: Actual tales from our readers
Web Scryer: A Galaxy of Starship Deck Plans surfed by Kenneth Newquist
Geek Fu Action Grip: Lovable Evil gripped by Mur Lafferty
Gaming the Movies: The Holy Bible/The Ten Commandments by Jim Davenport


Lost Game Safari: Paranoia scouted by Andy Miller
The “Indy” Game Scene: Untold explored by Ashok Desai
Off the Shelf: The Magicians by Lev Grossman read by Paul Westermeyer
Board Squawk: Castle Ravenloft and Dominant Species boarded by Anthony DuLac
Brian's Picks: Heroes of the Megaverse, Twilight Sector: Campaign Setting Sourcebook, Pathfinder Advanced Player's Guide


Cries from the Attic: Editorial of a Madman
Table Talk: Our Readers Talk Back
VisionCon 2011 photo gallery
Friendly Local Game Store: Game Quest Inc.
Weird Pete's Bulletin Board
Back Room at the Games Pit
Parting Shots

Other Toons

KODT Cover Rejects by Caleb Wallace
Songs That Sunk by Brian and Stuart "the Brothers Grinn" Burke
Celebrity Hack by Caleb Wallace
Brutus the Barbarian by Fred Dailey
Unnamed cartoons by Scott Krol and Bill "Indy" Cavalier