Monthly Archives: January 2020

Fantastic Friday: Picnic blanket bingo

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Here’s vol. 2 #11, and how much was Marvel done with the Heroes Reborn event by this point? Skip to the end of the issue where there are three pages of ads … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Son of Frankenstein 1939

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Here’s Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff on screen at the same time in Son of Frankenstein. Here’s what happens: The long-lost son of Dr. Frankenstein rides into town … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Jim be gone

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In less than a year’s time, Heroes Reborn crashed and burned. Here’s vol. 2 issue #10, and the writing is on the wall. Superstar artist Jim Lee came back to Marvel to … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Dracula’s Daughter 1936

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the new Blu-ray box, at least. This time Dracula gets the sequel treatment, but Bela Lugosi is a no-show. Stories vary as to why Lugosi is out, but the good news is that … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The Inhuman condition

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s Volume 2, issue #9, as superstar artist Jim Lee is nearing the end of his time with the series, and there’s only a few issues left of Heroes Reborn. We begin … Continue reading

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