The binding of lives and blood has always been a strong storytelling mechanism in history. Whether it’s forging the brotherhood of gangsters, of warriors prepared for battle or – the perpetual joining of lives in the realm of VAMPIRES – blood is the centerpiece of drama unfolding. This time the blood is part of the … Continue reading Our Review Of “The Baron’s Bride” – Episode 13
Why are there so many commonly used tropes in comic book stories? The tragic origin story, we fixed things because of time travel, it wasn’t me, it was my evil gender swapped clone, and so on and so on. It’s not that these plot points aren’t cool and interesting. They are, or can be … Continue reading Overused Tropes In Comics!
George Michael was right – ya’ gotta’ have faith. Or DO you? The wonder of those who are afflicted with a medical condition, circumstances beyond their control and more is a story as old as time itself. The only thing older than those with the medical afflictions that aren’t healed – because they die, are … Continue reading Our Review Of “Faith Healer” – Episode 12
Children have a very different environment surrounding them now compared to the time period of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, of this we’re certain. But what liberties were taken with the classic Mark Twain tale, “The Adventures of Huck Finn” as it was translated to a major 1993 Disney motion picture? We take it all … Continue reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – (The Book) VERSUS The Adventures of Huck Finn – (The 1993 Movie)
Spider-Man. Batman. Spawn. Wonder Woman. Doctor Doom. Savage Dragon. The Flash. Captain Marvel. Some comic book characters need no introduction. They’ve been around so long or have gotten so much media attention, just seeing an image of them brings thoughts of their origins, their greatest victories and most crushing defeats. Then there are those … Continue reading Our Most Wanted – Maggott
The value of a scarecrow isn’t that it’s typically inexpensive to make. It’s not that it helps to keep the crops fresh and free of varmines of all kinds – it’s that it becomes the heart-jolting centerpiece of stories like the one featured inside this episode of Friday The 13th, The Series. Two of our … Continue reading Our Review of “Scarecrow” – Episode 11
Alternate Realities. Parallel Universes. Infinite Multiverses. These concepts have become a staple of the modern day superhero comic book story. With series like DC’s Elseworlds and Marvel’s What If…?, readers get the opportunity to see their favorite characters, stories and events play out differently than they had seen before. Questions can be asked, such as … Continue reading Elseworlds and What Ifs?
Anyone with an appreciation of comics has dreamed of the time that they were IN the pages of their favorite comic book. The comic book game sadly hasn’t changed for comic creators and inside of this 10th episode of Friday The 13Th: The Series – we learn a lot about classic comic collecting, and deadly … Continue reading Our Review of “Tales of the Undead” – Episode 10
A fantasy book is a way to make us see something we had never previously imagined. New worlds, new rules, and new magic permeate in a way that leaves us breathless a great deal of the time. And in terms of fantasy, none are more revered than the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien. Through a decisive … Continue reading The Hobbit (The Book) VERSUS The Hobbit (The 1977 Animated Movie)
It’s been said that you can’t squeeze blood from a stone, but what if you could shred blood, bone and soul and turn it into darkly enchanted cash? The next item up for rescue inside of Friday the 13th: The Series is a hell harken woodchipper! The kind that can easily accommodate a body and … Continue reading Our Review of “Root Of All Evil” – Episode 9