Memory Banks

“Legends of the Superheroes”: An Odyssey Better Left Unfinished

   The best thing that happened on TV when I was nine. It was January, 1979, and there were two hour long shows. One aired per week on NBC. I was able to see the first and was SUPER excited to watch the second part. Well, because I don’t remember the details, I lost my… Continue reading “Legends of the Superheroes”: An Odyssey Better Left Unfinished

Screening Room

KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

So a little over a week or so ago, Warner Bros. released “Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery“. It has an EPIC opening credit scene that transported me back to 1978. KISS was something that I had never heard of before, then I saw the make-up, the costumes and the superpowers, they had me!… Continue reading KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978)

Collecting

6 Theories for Crazy Online Collectible Listings

   Have you ever noticed the crazy listings on Ebay. For example I found a Luke Skywalker (1978) in HORRIBLE condition. The seller wanted a starting bid of $40 (US). $40? Is all that Yellowing actually Gold?    What a piece of Junk. I wouldn’t even pay point five past $8.99 for this. Now, to… Continue reading 6 Theories for Crazy Online Collectible Listings

Screening Room

Bryan Singer Set To Helm ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Days of Futures Past Redux    Due to circumstances out of my control, I am always tardy to the party. Having only recently viewed X-Men: Days of Future Past, I have to say that I am very impressed with the way they re-wrote that Claremont/Byrne classic X-Men tale. Some things still didn’t make sense but… Continue reading Bryan Singer Set To Helm ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Creators

Watching “The People vs George Lucas” on Netflix. A.K.A. “Star Wars Fans Bitching”

   George Lucas. A first name and a last name. Yet those two names together evoke some odd emotional response. I consider myself a Star Wars fan, sure I’ve gone on prequel rants before but at the end of the day I’ll watch them and enjoy them for what they are. Blaming George for all… Continue reading Watching “The People vs George Lucas” on Netflix. A.K.A. “Star Wars Fans Bitching”

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Beware the Cartoon Network, Batman.

   I wrote my obligatory rant about CN yanking BTB from its line-up (just like Young Justice & Green Lantern last October, 2012) on Rob’s iO9 entry but now I am bring it to my own blog. I read in the other ranting comments that Cartoon Network is more concerned with a demographic that is far below… Continue reading Beware the Cartoon Network, Batman.