Mark Turetsky: Salve, Stuart! I’m glad we could meet up for Kieron Gillen’s glorious return to Marvel Comics (his last work for the publisher was the ongoing Star Wars series, plus a one-pager for Marvel Comics #1000). Before we dive into this issue, I thought we could discuss in general terms what Warhammer is. My understanding is that it’s an AU fic of HG Wells’ Little Wars that kinda got out of hand?
Stuart Wellington: Hail, Battle Brother! That is a little bit of shorthand, but basically correct. Warhammer 40,000, or 40K, is a miniature wargame produced by Games Workshop for the last 30-odd years. To flesh out the games, they have spun a backstory that is both shockingly simple, and mind-bogglingly labyrinthine. [Read more…] about Warhammer 40,000: Marneus Calgar #1 Review!