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Magic 2015: Not the digital powerhouse the card game deserves, but a good start

September 1, 2014 – 3:00 pm |

Magic: The Gathering leads the fantasy card game world on the tabletop, but not on the tablet.

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Family #1

September 14, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!

Marvel Family #1 – December, 1945

Cover Art by C.C. Beck

Marvel Family #1 – December, 1945

Marvel Family #1 – December, 1945

A couple of weeks ago it became official that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been cast in the upcoming “Shazam” film (read about it at ABC News.) This came as quite a surprise in that, first off, they’re going forward with a Shazam movie? Is this something the public has been clamoring for? The second shock is that Johnson, who now is, arguably, the biggest star in the DC Movie Universe stable, is not even playing the main character, but will instead be playing the villain in the movie, Black Adam. Let’s be thankful it’s not Mr. Mind. Read the full story »

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #12

September 7, 2014 – 7:30 am |
Fantastic Four #12 – March, 1963

Fantastic Four #12 is a perfect example of Stan Goldberg’s work. Just look at this cover and try to imagine the characters colored differently than they are…

Video review: Willow Creek – Fun found-footage Bigfoot flick

September 3, 2014 – 12:00 pm |
Willow Creek

Pack extra undies, this is a fun found-footage Bigfoot film with some superb acting and one lengthy uncut sequence that will scare the “squatch” out of you.

Magic 2015: Not the digital powerhouse the card game deserves, but a good start

September 1, 2014 – 3:00 pm |

Magic: The Gathering leads the fantasy card game world on the tabletop, but not on the tablet.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Kamandi #32

August 31, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Kamandi #32 – August, 1975

One of my favorite Kirby characters has always been Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth, and on the cover of Kamandi #32, the “King” himself even makes an appearance.

Book review: ‘Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art’ is not without its issues

August 27, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art

This is a must-have tome that will likely be treasured for decades to come — but it does have some issues, and I’m not talking about the comic continuity kind.