One Perfect Panel ~ Star Wars #2

One Perfect Panel ~ Star Wars #2

   This perfect panel is from Star Wars issue #2, page 6, 1977. It was drawn by Howard Chaykin, colored by Steve Leialoha, and lettered by Tom Orzechowski. The issue was edited by Roy Thomas. This one panel conveys as much emotional weight as the original scene with Sir Alec Guinness. The script is slightly [...]

A New Superman? Why not? Stay Open to the Options.

A New Superman? Why not? Stay Open to the Options.

   So today, the internet broke with the "news", more like speculation, that Henry Cavill was out as Superman. After the shit storm, names were bandied about. Most notably, to me, was Michael B. Jordan. This choice intrigued me. As a matter of fact, Jordan could bring something new to the character, but this isn't [...]

DC / Marvel Mashups: Ben Reilly, the Blue Beetle

   Before we had the awesome Jaime Reyes take up the mantle of the Blue Beetle, I had an idea for a Marvel / DC crossover.    In my version I had envisioned that Peter Parker’s clone, Ben Reilly, instead of dying, would have been presumed dead after an apparent self-sacrifice to save New York. [...]

Power Rangers Day

Power Rangers Day

   I would be remiss if I allowed the passing of this day without mention of the 25th anniversary of the Power Rangers.    The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers came out when I was 23, honestly I didn't even notice them. Then one day I clicked in right when there was some pretty impressive fight [...]

From Animation to Film: The Last Airbender

   So last night we went down the rabbit-hole and fired up the Multiverse Cinema Box to watch M. Night Shyamalan's "Last Airbender". Apart from the casting issues, particularly with the Water Tribe, the beginning of the film started off pretty strong and faithful to the original series. Things began to veer off course quickly, [...]