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Your Game of Thrones takes are bad

Apparently some people have some feelings about what’s happening on Game of Thrones this season. Every Monday these days is Bitch About The Show That We Won’t Just Stop Watching Day on social media. I haven’t seen so many fans…

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 3)

Previously: Abin Sur was surprised at home by a visit from his old friend Parallax, which left him nearly dead and on his way to Earth to find a new Green Lantern. And we met Hal Jordan and watched him do a test flight that left him nearly dead; his plane crashed and presumably so did Ferris Aircraft’s stock...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 2)

Previously: An omniscient voiceover gave us a crash course on the planet Oa, the Green Lantern Corps, Sinestro, Abin Sur, and the Guardians of the Whole Damn Universe. Meanwhile, a big yellow roaring cloud named Parallax managed to free itself from a what’s-lower-than-minimum security prison on Ryut...

Green Lantern (2011), a recap (part 1)

The list of cancelled and aborted live-action movie adaptations of DC superheroes is a lengthy one, and the attempts at bringing Green Lantern to the big screen surely make up a big chunk of that list. Warner Brothers/DC considered making a Green Lantern movie as early as the mid-1990s, according to...

DC Comics’ Legends #3

When we last left the DC Universe, Billy Batson was traumatized, Robin was brutalized, Cosmic Boy was cast aside, and Blue Beetle almost died. Oh, and President Ronald Reagan told Superman he was suspending all super heroic activity in the…

DC Comics’ Legends #2

Last time on DC’s Legends: Darkseid decided to destroy not only the world’s heroes but the very concept of heroism itself, depriving Earth of its legends. To this end Desaad, set into motion a master plan involving minions Bedlam…

Comparing the sci-fi bars

A bar or tavern in a sci-fi space opera setting can be a lot of things. It can be a place of potential danger, as in the Mos Eisley Cantina in Star Wars. It can be a place of opportunity…