Some of the best animation of its time, these Superman "shorts" are probably more responsible for entrenching the Man of Steel into our collective consciousness than the comic books and radio show combined. I find that a few get a bit long in the tooth due to the constant push for the buying of … Continue reading Things You Didn’t Know About the Superman Cartoon of the 1940’s
I was browsing YouTube for something different and I ran across ItsSuperEffective‘s channel. This guy has some crazy awesome anime hair, and will school you on just about anything comics related. Above is a video of a, near 25 minute, non-stop history of Dick Grayson, the original Robin. From his first appearance to the events … Continue reading The History of Dick Grayson
I had this set back in the day and I still have the fondest memories of it. The belt, gun & communicator were pretty standard and can be found molded in different colors on several Batman sets and others. The winners of this set were the Raideen bird missile shuriken, the Dragun battle-ax and the … Continue reading Shogun Warriors Utility Belt
Yuri Gagarin T-Shirt My homage to the memory of Yuri Gagarin. Бесконечность и за ее пределами!
Try to avoid checking out the sorting method “Time Ending Soonest” first in your item searches. You will feel less pressure to bid in haste if you check out the “Newly Listed” items first. Sometimes you can find some great (buy it now) deals that you would normally miss by getting caught up in some emotionally charged, last moment bidding war. You … Continue reading eBay Tip
I love this man's art. Ever since I discovered the X-Men, thanks to Tony, I have been enamored by John's style. He has so much flavor in his designs. His style is the first name that I came to recognise behind the curtain, as it were. Well him and Stan Lee. When John … Continue reading John Byrne on Reinventing Superman
This site, my 2.0 blog, is the culmination of lessons learned from my decades on the internet and my lifetime of being a nerd. The first shows I remember watching (as a toddler) were Ultraman, Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot (a.k.a. "Bucket Head Ultraman" to me), and Speed Racer. It had to be … Continue reading Many Worlds. Many Fandoms. Many Genres. One Passion.
Today, Action Comics number one debuted 80 years ago! Action Comics One Thousand hits local comic shops, and millions of nerds will celebrate this milestone. Action Comics, of course, is a Superman vehicle. Superman is the reason that we are all here now. The character was the beginning of the superhero genre in the … Continue reading Happy Anniversary Action Comics!
Have you heard? Lost in Space is incredibly awesome. Misty and I watched the first episode this evening, and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It was also an extra treat seeing Billy Mumy in one of the flashback scenes. There wasn't a moment in this show that didn't have something interesting going on. We are … Continue reading This just in: Lost in Space is AWESOME!