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Martin Pasko: Actually, The Postman Never Rings At All

When I was a little kid, the original The Fly  scared the crap out of me. Then, later, when I wrote the Star Trek and Justice League  franchises in comics, I felt a morbid and uneasy fascination with the transporter idea, which I’d always thought had a greater potential for disaster than deliverance. Show More Summary

International Cosplay is Celebrated Around the World

From Nashville to New York, events are planned throughout the country for International Cosplay Day on August 24, 2013. According to Google Trends, searches for “cosplay” on Google are at an all-time high in 2013 while searching on YouTube...Show More Summary

Emily S. Whitten: A Weekend with Rob Paulsen

I’ve been super-lucky on two different weekends in the past month to have been able to spend significant time with the inestimable Rob Paulsen, voice actor extraordinaire (and all-around nice guy). It’s been a fantastic experience. If...Show More Summary

The Question Will Be Answered – New Doctor to be announced Sunday on live show

After much discussion a more than a sizable amount of betting, the BBC have announced that the actor to play the 12th (that we know of) title character on Doctor Who will be introduced to the public this Sunday at 7PM in the UK.  Titled Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor, and hosted by TV and radio show presenter Zoe Ball. Show More Summary

John Ostrander: Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day

There are certain films I’ve discovered just by channel surfing; likewise, there are films that I know and when I come across them (again, channel surfing), I may stay to watch a given scene and then find myself watching the film through to the end. Show More Summary

Martin Pasko: Got Jokes?

By now, those of you who probably greeted with thudding indifference my first regular post here last week may be whining  (privately) about my tone. As of this writing, that piece hasn’t gone up yet, so I haven’t yet read the comments I probably won’t get. Show More Summary

Show-A-Show Video Feature!

More from the See-A-Show set! I don't know who Bobo is, either... Yes, this one ends without coming back out of the dream sequence! Does anyone recognize this as an abbreviated version of some well-known tale by a different name? I called it "Red Boots" because it made as much sense as anything...

Emily S. Whitten: “Marvel Heroes”

On June 4, Gazillion’s Marvel Heroes  MMOARPG launched to the public. And I’m here to tell you that it’s a heck of a lot of fun to play, especially if you are a Marvel fan. Marvel Heroes is a free-to-play PC game featuring a story written by Brian Michael Bendis (which begins with a set of prequel motion comics that you can watch here ). Show More Summary

Comic-Con By The Numbers: 170+ Tips For Attending CCI 2013

Comic-Con International -- also known as CCI, Comic-Con, San Diego Comic-Con and even by the shorthand "San Diego" -- is the largest gathering of comics industry professionals and fans in North America. It is also a show of great importance...Show More Summary

Bookmarks for 2013-05-24

Crystal Voyagers: A Journey Through The New Age: Part One on VimeoCrystal Voyagers: A Journey Through The New Age: Part One Watch the first instalment of Crystal Voyagers: A Journey Through The New Age. Charting the rise of the Age Of Aquarius and its effect upon music over the past two centuries, this three-part, illustrated [...]

Bookmarks for 2013-05-23

Experimental ½ Hour – Episode XXXVII: Pulse Emitter, Keyon Gaskin, bobbevy on VimeoExperimental ½ Hour – Episode XXXVII: Pulse Emitter, Keyon Gaskin, bobbevy Experimental Half Hour Episode 37 Movement and Synthesis Special Filmed live...Show More Summary

Emily S. Whitten: The G.I. Film Festival and The Ghost Army

Around here, we often talk about superheroes. Today, however, I want to talk about real heroes. The GI Film Festival, a non-profit educational organization “dedicated to sharing the military experience in and out of the arena of war” took place in D.C. Show More Summary

Down by the river

Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. So ends the Spring 2013 Comics Curmudgeon fundraiser — thank you one and all, generous readers! What’s that you say? Something along the lines of, “Oh my gosh Uncle Lumpy I was so busy I forgot to contribute and now I not only feel terrible but worse I won’t get an awesome refrigerator magnet and [...]Show More Summary

The Toxic Avenger Meets Conan

With all the remakes these days, there are few properties that have not been dusted off and shined up for new audiences. In the wake of a new James Bond, a forthcoming Crow, a rebooted Star Trek, yet another Jack Ryan and three different Hulks, we are now promised a wrathful Toxic Avenger. Show More Summary

Show-A-Show Video Feature!

Starting this month, something a wee bit different! The Show a Show Projector was a toy manufactured by the same company who made the "Fortuna" and "Spectrum" (depending on what country you were in) Give-A-Show Projector knock-offs. These projectors could show film strips as well as slide strips. Show More Summary

Bookmarks for 2013-05-07

CULT OF THE SUN GOD on VimeoCULT OF THE SUN GOD music_ PATRICK SHIROISHI / BLACK SUN SUTRA (2013) (www.patrickshiroishi.bandcamp.com) visual_ ARIS KINDT FILMS (www.ariskindtfilms.com) Nancy J Kwon(tags:ifttt vimeo video ) Meet Cody Wilson,...Show More Summary

Emily S. Whitten: Billy West at Awesome Con DC!

Looks like it is just Interview Central around here these days, folks. Because following up on last week’s column, in which I briefly recapped my Awesome Con DC experience and posted my interview with the fantastic Phil LaMarr  (go read/listen...Show More Summary

NIGHT MUSIC: Sun Glitters

Nice video, too. Sun Glitters – It takes me from Victor Ferreira / Sun Glitters on Vimeo.

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