100 Years of Ray Harryhausen

100 Years of Ray Harryhausen

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late and great Ray Harryhausen. This man was a visionary pioneer of the visual effects and film industry in general. His artistic style was distinct and inspired. His last film, Clash of the Titans, remains my favorite to this day. Would the world be any [...]

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O'Neil and I have one thing in common, well at least two, we were both born on the same calendar day and we both love good stories. My lack of eloquence is always evident when I search for words that convey my feelings for somebody important to me who has passed away. Not only [...]

Bruce Timm: Complex Simplicity

Bruce Timm: Complex Simplicity

If you are a fan of Batman the Animated series, or the Justice League Cartoon, then there is a 99.99% chance that you are a huge a Bruce Timm fan. His love of Jack Kirby is unparalleled in his own style with his use of hyper stylistic movement that almost leaps off of the page. [...]

Batman 1989

Batman 1989

Being what I consider to be the first of the modern comic book movies, Batman 89 brought us into a new world of capes and cowls on the big-screen. There were other Superhero films long before this one, but they didn't have that comic book movie feel that this movie did. Superman got close but [...]

The Rise and Fall of Saturday Morning Cartoons

The Rise and Fall of Saturday Morning Cartoons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1LO5887HVg Toy Galaxy Dan walks us through the entire history of Saturday Morning Cartoons. Back in my childhood I couldn't fathom a time where there would be no Saturday Morning Cartoons on TV. Heck, I would have never even foreseen the fact that I don't even watch broadcast TV any longer. When I was 5 [...]