Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #42, and the question is a follow-up to the previous question, which I answered in posts of astonishing length over the last two weeks:
What are my three wishes for what I would change in the DCEU?
Continue reading Weekly Geeky Question #42: Backtracking the DCEU–Three Wishes
Today’s topic is my pet peeves with movie – 8 things that I don’t like in movies, and which I can tend to get on my soapbox about how much they annoy me. Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #10 – 8 Film Pet Peeves
In lists of great Superman stories (a common thing these days with both a new movie out and the 75th anniversary of the character), you often see John Byrne’s miniseries Man of Steel showing up somewhere. This always strikes me as a bit strange, because in some ways, Man of Steel isn’t really a story. In spite of some connecting narrative elements, it’s a more of a succession of episodes that give us an overview of the newly revised origin and background of Superman and his universe. So it makes a great series, even if it is only six issues long. Now in a lot of ways, this is actually better than a story. Especially at the time, it served as a kind of promise of what was to come. Continue reading Man of Steel (the comic, not the movie)
According to Brian Cronin, who seems to know so much about comics that I think we should really just trust him, today is the 75th anniversary of the first Superman comic being published! I just found out about this a couple of weeks before the big day. How could I have missed being aware of this, I wonder? Continue reading Superman’s Anniversary – 75 Things