Invincible Guardians of World Freedom

Invincible Guardians of World Freedom

Back in 1978 Marvel Comics and Mattel joined forces to release “Shogun Warriors”. It seemed like a perfect match to sell toys and comics. I liked the concept of the giant robots being piloted by three young people back when I was eight, so it really spoke to me. As far as consistently good plots, [...]

Stargate Atlantis Redux

Stargate Atlantis Redux

So from time to time Mrs. Multiverse and I venture back into the Pegasus galaxy with the international team of Stargate Atlantis. This was one of our favorite shows on the Sci-Fi channel, now SyFy. I hesitate in saying that it is our favorite Stargate of the three shows that bear that name, but it [...]

A Long Time Ago, On TV Sets Every Saturday Morning… CARTOONS

A Long Time Ago, On TV Sets Every Saturday Morning… CARTOONS

Tis the season, well once upon a time this was the season for new cartoons to be released on Saturday morning. The Saturday Morning preview shows would usually air the Friday evening before the premier the next morning. These programs would usually be in the form of a variety show and they would create a [...]

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

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

Originally published August 29th, 2015, I felt like this should be revisited and updated... 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 [...]

Revisiting Star Wars Rebels

Revisiting Star Wars Rebels

Recently I found myself wanting to revisit Star Wars Rebels. Easily dismissable as a "kid's show", Rebels begins small but establishes a feel of Star Wars almost immediately. Utilizing much of the original concept material by Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston, the atmosphere feels original and familiar at the same time. When I say the [...]