Retro Review: The Shadow (1994)

Retro Review: The Shadow (1994)

Oliver Harper, being his usual thorough self, goes in deep on 1994’s “The Shadow”. If you have a spare 33 minutes, check this retrospective out. This film is a favorite of mine along with “The Phantom”. Yes, apparently I enjoy critically crapped on pulp hero films. I won’t apologize for that. I recently had a [...]

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alex Schomburg the Quintessential Golden Age Cover Artist

Alexander A. Schomburg was a Puerto Rican born commercial and comic-book artist, whose career lasted over 70 years. Stan Lee considered him to be the best cover artist in the Golden Age of comics. For the most part I feel that the only reason to collect comics from that era is only for the cover [...]

My Favorite Part of Kung-Fu Flicks

My Favorite Part of Kung-Fu Flicks

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin While watching "The 36th Chamber of Shaolin" today, a wonderful Kung-Fu film from Run Run Shaw in 1978 and my favorite of all the Kung-Fu Flicks, it dawned on me that I am more enamored of a Martial Art Film's training sequences more that the loss and revenge of that [...]