Screening Room

Crisis on Infinite Earths

   I cannot express how much I want to see what the folks over at the CW have instore for us with #Crisis on Infinite Earths. I don't usually get very excited about upcoming events but the scope of each of their #Crossover events has been expanding exponentially over the years and this one is… Continue reading Crisis on Infinite Earths

Screening Room

The Underrated: Catwoman (2004)

   First, check your knee-jerk reaction at the anti-social media door. I can see you prepared to pull your digital pants down to crap all over this. Heck, I am guilty of crapping on this film from 2004 myself.    Until last night, I had only seen clips of this movie and read / heard… Continue reading The Underrated: Catwoman (2004)

Pulp Culture

The Downside of Superpowers

Jack King Kirby’s super power was to convey and evoke emotion.    While most see the upside of having powers, one just needs to read the early stories by Stan Lee, many visually scripted by Jack Kirby, to see the consequences of having those powers. If anybody has really paid attention to Peter Parker over… Continue reading The Downside of Superpowers

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

My Top 12 Animated Heroic Series

  A quick note: While most of these shows, with the exception of Clone Wars and some of my honorable mentions (listed below the top 12), are by no means cannon from their original source material they are very well done and entertaining. They each have a unique cool factor that keeps me coming back to re-watch… Continue reading My Top 12 Animated Heroic Series