Yearly Archives: 2003

The Green-Ey'd Monster Which Doth Rock

The problem with comicbook movies is the same as the problem with real comicbooks: They expect their audiences to be smart, and that confuses anyone who's not ready. As a culture brought up on the 1960s Batman TV show, most … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 09/10

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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The origin of Trapjaw

When it comes to the Masters of the Universe, Trapjaw is my favorite villain. He has been since the '80s. Back then, the minicomics showed an origin for him, but it didn't really offer much information: he lived in another … Continue reading

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OAFE Update for Thursday, September 4

Greetings, Earthlings. This is God. The world is now ending. Make peace with your creator.

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This week in comicshops - 09/04

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Thursday.

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OAFE Update for Thursday, August 28

Dude, Wesley Willis died! Can you believe that? The sad thing is, only one person I've talked to has known, off the top of his head, who Wesley Willis was. In short, a big crazy black guy that recorded "music" … Continue reading

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Batman: Dead End

Okay, this is exciting! Last month at SDCC, a Batman fan-film debuted during the annual film festival. It was called Dead End, and it was all anybody was talking about after the Film Festival on Saturday. Now it's available on … Continue reading

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OAFE Update for Thursday, May 29

Everything else in this country may be delayed by Memorial Day, but the OAFEs are right on time.

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Movie Maniacs 6: "Predator 2" addendum

At this point, I must give credit where it is due: it was my father who assiduously spent hours viewing R-rated movies, with two VCRs at the ready, dubbing a copy for me while cutting out the really violent or … Continue reading

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OAFE Update for Thursday May 22

Guess what, little Buddha: knowing kung fu isn't enough.

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