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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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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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Universal Monsters rewatch – Werewolf of London 1935

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Six years before The Wolf Man, the series first wolfed out with the lesser-known Werewolf of London. Something something pina colada at Trader Vic’s something. Here’s what happens: … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Let’s everybody get Inhuman

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This is vol. 2 #1, finding us still in the middle of Heroes Reborn, in which superstar artist Jim Lee continues retelling the FF’s early days in his own blockbuster visual style. … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – Bride of Frankenstein 1935

Rewatching the Universal monster movies. The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The first sequel of the bunch, Bride of Frankenstein, is also one of the biggest and baddest of monster history and movie history. Here’s what happens: Beginning … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – The Invisible Man 1933

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Director James Whale is back, bringing his signature combination of creepiness and comedy to 1933’s The Invisible Man. Here’s what happens: A mysterious bandaged man rents a room … Continue reading

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