The Hostess with the Mostest Ads

The Hostess with the Mostest Ads

The Hostess with the Mostest Ads The Hostess with the Mostest Ads... Today we are going to take a look at vintage Hostess advertisements in comic books. There is something about these old advertisements, they were quaint and entertaining. That is the thing about them, the entertainment factor. That sticks with you longer than the [...]

Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?

Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?

So when Rob Bricken, formerly of Topless Robot then regular contributor to io9, asked a poignant question... “Why Are Superhero Movies So Much Better Than Superhero Comics?” Some may argue this. I won't but some might. There are those who think that they are inferior because the stories that the movies convey are just bastardised [...]

Quality Comics’ Freedom Fighters

Quality Comics’ Freedom Fighters

Remember those awesome days when crossing from one dimensional plane to another was as easy as turning a page?  I miss those days. At times the cross-over stories were bat-shit crazy, and that was half the fun. Quality Comics' Freedom Fighters characters were an interesting acquisition by DC back then and they were used creatively. [...]

Spot On Animation: Justice League Action

Spot On Animation: Justice League Action

Justice League Action One evening, back in 2017, I was looking for something new to try on Google Play, I found Justice League Action. I was interested when I saw some of the previews before it came out some time before but not having cable I forgot about it. The price tag was a bit [...]

Superman’s New Pal, Don Rickles?

Superman’s New Pal, Don Rickles?

Superman’s New Pal, Don Rickles? Don’t you just miss those bat-shit crazy days of yesteryear? I know I do. There was a fine balance between fun comics and “serious” comics. We’ve come a long way since those days, but perhaps we’ve gone too far. At least in the comics. There are very few examples of [...]