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
Comics based off of movies and television shows aren’t a new thing. As far back as the Golden Age you can find adaptations. A few of those adaptations even launched their own ongoing series. Sometimes those stories mattered and were included in what is called “cannon”. Other times those stories were just for fun, not … Continue reading Those Other Star Wars Comics
When it comes to super villains in comic books, the norm for the longest time was make them colorful looking so they pop of the page and don’t give them too complicated of a backstory. Simple and eye catching. Once television and animation became a factor, comic book fans were seeing their favorite characters acted … Continue reading Revamping Bat-Villains