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Universal Monsters rewatch – Ghost of Frankenstein 1942

Rewatching the Universal Monsters. The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Familiar faces, and unfamiliar brains, are here in Ghost of Frankenstein. Here’s what happens: Ygor and Frankenstein’s monster, having survived the events of Son of Frankenstein, eventually run … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Wolf Man 1941

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. After a few fun fun-but-lesser sequels, it’s time for another bona fide classic with The Wolf Man. Here’s what happens: Larry Talbot returns to hometown after the death … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Covert Action Team

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The Heroes Reborn event refuses to die, because vol. 2 issue #13 kicks off a whole new crossover, World War III, complete with a whole bunch of characters from another company. The … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Woman 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The Invisible Woman, released the same year as The Invisible Man Returns, leaves the horror genre behind and goes full-on slapstick comedy. Here’s what happens: In need of … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: It’s your kids Marty

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. The Heroes Reborn event ends (except it doesn’t) with the Heroes Reunited crossover in the volume 2 #12 issues of Avengers, Iron Man and Captain America. After last week’s blog about vol. … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy’s Hand 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box set, at least. Now it’s 1940’s The Mummy’s Hand. Boris Karloff’s Imhotep is out, but the good news is that fan-favorite mummy Kharis is here, to take us through the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Plot reborn

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’ve all heard about Heroes Reborn and Heroes Return, but it turns out there’s a middle part of the trilogy, Heroes Reunited. That’s the crossover that puts a merciful end to Heroes … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Man Returns 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box set, at least. Vincent Price is in the house when The Invisible Man Returns. Here’s what happens: Framed for a murder he didn’t commit, Sir Geoffrey Radcliff escapes from the … Continue reading

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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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