Adapting comic book characters into live action can be hard. Are the colorful costumes going to look right in real life? Will the over the top heroics be believable outside of the comics page? Can special effects fool audiences into believing a man can fly? Comic book properties are a hot commodity for both television … Continue reading Observe & Report – The Arrowverse!
The acts that stage magicians put on are often spellbinding. They make us doubt our eyes, and want to wipe the cobwebs from our sense to explain what we’ve just witnessed. Whether it’s simply producing a bouquet of flowers, or defying the sure doom that awaits inside a modern day Iron Maiden, one thing is … Continue reading Our Review of “The Great Montarro” – Episode 6
New. It can be a scary word. New usually means change and change is an even scarier word than new. But that’s what happens. Things change. Things grow. Or they curl up and die, never to be seen or heard from again. That’s not us! In the ever evolving world of pop culture podcasting, your … Continue reading Restocked & Reloaded!
Comic book annuals have been around for a long time, but the attention they receive, especially today, are a mixed bag, compared to their ongoing titles. At their height, annuals cronicalled the most important stories of our favorite characters. And at their lowest… filler stories given to “new” talent to test their skills. To comic … Continue reading Our Giant-Size Annual!
A lot can be said about a person by what their hobbies are. Not too long ago, having a geeky hobby like collecting comic books, playing with action figures or buying trading cards could get you picked on and bullied by your peers. Now, the tide has changed. Geeks have slowly inherited the earth and … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 2
Inside geek society, comic books, cartoons and movies are some of the most powerful gateway drugs into collecting pop culture. The amount of merchandise that comes out of popular shows and films is staggering and as technology advances, so do the awesomeness of the products released. During this first part of a two part episode, … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 1
We all have a friend who knows a little about a lot of things. Then there’s the friend who knows a lot about a few things. And let’s not forget the friend who knows everything about everything! During this episode of My Big Fat Pull List, Smurphy and Pistol Danger corner Mister X and milk … Continue reading Talking X-Men With Mister X
Stephen King has a body of work that is ripe for adaptation. Over the decades many of his short stories and novels have been adapted into everything from feature films, television miniseries and even comic books. Depending on their faithfulness to the source material, those adaptations run the gauntlet of being surprisingly good to painfully … Continue reading Cycle Of The Werewolf (The Novella) Versus Silver Bullet (The Film)
It’s often credited as the first “monster” book. The granddaddy of all monsters. A novel that dared to ask the questions of not only the moral implications of “playing God” but also what is the purpose of life? What basic human needs are most important? What lengths will we go to defend and or avenge … Continue reading Mary Shelly’s FRANKENSTEIN: A Celebration 200 Years In The Making!
With comic books being more mainstream than ever, it’s no surprise that comic conventions, or Comic Cons, are extremely popular. But with the growing crowds of younger, inexperienced fans, it seems that the etiquette of con goers has declined. As well as the vendors themselves. And lets not forget all the possible distractions, like cosplayers, … Continue reading Pros And Cons Of Comic Conventions