Nowadays you can often see a cheap movie at the theatre on Tuesdays for about $8-10. But in the ‘30s & ‘40s (and sometimes the ‘50s) you could see two movies and a serial (and a cartoon or travelogue) for a dime! (Of course, that’s probably $15 in today’s money…)
Steve repeats (with lots of new edits) a column from 2013 about one of his favourite movie series.
Steve is not a big fan of the movie Aquaman. In fact, he’s not even a little fan of Aquaman; he thinks the movie s(t)inks!
A look at French superheroes, including one literary prototype that arguably initiated the genre.
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Wonder Woman is the movie we – and the DC universe – needed.
For some artists, music spurs their creativity…
Have I written this column before? Have I written this column before? Steve asks, as he takes a closer look at Groundhog Day, a classic “time-warp” movie with Bill Murray.
“The Rock” as Doc: Good, bad or…?
They say humanity had twenty years to prepare. But the comic Independence Day #1 by Victor Gischler and Steve Scott shows us why the celebration began too early, and twenty years may not be enough.
Mandrake the Magician Vol. 1 brings back 80 years of memories and reminds us what real superheroes are supposed to be like.
This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel’s two most recent movies, Deadpool and Ant-Man, and finds one much better than the other… but YMMV! Also a couple of tips for writers who may be stuck.
These are the Four Color Heroes. They are meant to be bright primary colors – why are they do dark?
Upon his return from Missouri, Steve reviews a new fantasy book by master storyteller Dave Duncan.
Suyperhero films: Marvel succeeds, DC fails. Could the difference be one of character?
Fans of Steampunk will not be disappointed, and fans of Gail Z. Martin’s work in fantasy will be pleasantly surprised with the book Iron and Blood.
Ross’ style has been compared to that of Norman-Rockwell and he has been praised for his realistic, human depictions of classic comic book characters.
Warning: The story recommended in this review contains satire that may cause indigestion in some readers, particularly those who are currently afflicted with Puppy Mania.
Can you take a pill for superhero movie fatigue?
The dynamic duo of DC Comics and Dynamite Entertainment brings fans of two iconic super hero teams together in this exciting six issue comic series, Batman 66’ Meets the Green Hornet.
The Gaffen family attends Dragoncon 2014 and comes back with LOTS of pictures
An interview with author and super hero poet Fedosy Santaella
Who has the most iconic villains in the land? Read on to find out.
Gotham Begins. (Doesn’t sound quite as impressive as “Batman Begins” now, does it?
Before Batman, there was Gotham. Before Gotham, there was the Gotham Preview.
The history of Star Trek comics. (We’ve got one coming that’s not in the book!)
Hoaxes – from fakecons to television series – are a staple of the fannish world.
Without resorting to kryptonite, does Affleck’s Batman stand a chance against Cavill’s Superman?
The Lego Movie is out on DVD–does it lack heart? Steve tells all.
Amazing News isn’t always amazing…sometimes it’s just Startling, or merely Astounding, or somewhat Thrilling…or maybe even Unknown….