SDCC Special: Welcome to the Trailer Park

As is usual during San Diego Comic Con, every studio and their grandmothers puts out trailers for movies and television shows. This year is no exception. And there are about a million of them. Or two. I’m not sure. But there’s a lot. But I thought it’d be nice – and maybe the start of an annual tradition – to showcase some of these trailers and give my impressions of what we should expect to see in the coming twelve months or so. To start, I’m going to admit that this…

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I Know My Value – a Postmortem

In the past couple of weeks, RT has been after me to write my promised follow-up to the Supergirl article, regarding the ABC series Agent Carter. I had told him that once I’d finished watching all of the episodes of the former, I’d work on an article for the latter, telling you why you should be watching this show. Now I have the task of telling you why you should have watched this show. Agent Carter was cancelled by ABC this week. There were hints that this would happen. First,…

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This Ain’t No Fiddle Faddle!

“Isn’t fun the best thing to have?”  Arthur Bach, Arthur.   As the old Marvel Universe was in its death throes a few of its titles went into overdrive trying to spin yarns worthy of the end of all things.  It’s a tall order, to be sure.  Still, Iron-Fist, with it’s quirky art and humor coupled with an irreverent story line really fit the bill for me.  So, I’ve been more than a little psyched about the return of Power Man And Iron-Fist.  Thus far, my optimism has been rewarded.…

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