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Universal Monsters rewatch – Frankenstein 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Dracula might get top billing, but for Universal Studios, Frankenstein was the definitive monster, and studio’s biggest cash cow. Here’s what happens: Dr. Frankenstein has a theory, using … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Re-Doom

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. This is issue #5 of Heroes Reborn: Fantastic Four (a.k.a. volume 2, issue 5), courtesy of superstar artist Jim Lee. We can’t reboot the Fantastic Four without also rebooting Dr. Doom, right? … Continue reading

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Univeral Monsters rewatch – Spanish Dracula 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. In 1931, there wasn’t just one Dracula movie, there were two. Here’s the Spanish language version, known among fans as “Spanish Dracula.” Here’s what happens: You’ve all heard … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The Wakanda walk

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In Heroes Reborn: Fantastic Four #4 (a.k.a. vol. 2 #4), in which superstar artist Jim Lee continues to recreate the Marvel Universe by making it just like the regular Marvel Universe. Gimmie … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – Dracula 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. This means we begin with one of the biggest and best, Dracula. Bela forever! Here’s what happens: Count Dracula purchases a piece of property in London. Turns out … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Crossovers reborn

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re on the third issue of Heroes Reborn: Fantastic Four (a.k.a. volume 2 issue 3) and it’s already a crossover. Marvel’s just gotta Marvel. In this new continuity, the FF have just … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: All this and Namor too

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We’re continuing the Heroes Reborn event with celebrity artist Jim Lee. In Vol. 2 Issue #2, we’re not just establishing a brand-new Fantastic Four, but the entire Marvel Universe apparently. In this … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Getting the reboot

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Here’s Heroes Reborn, where comics superstar Jim Lee took over the series. This is vol. 2 #1, a whole new beginning… or is it? After experiencing unprecedented success and popularity in the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Challengers of the Fantastic

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Before we get to the big Heroes Reborn reboot, first we’ve got to talk about Challengers of the Fantastic #1! Onslaught and Heroes Reborn weren’t the only big events of 1996/1997, because … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Off and Onslaught

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #416 is the final issue of the original series (or Volume 1, if you prefer) of Fantastic Four. It’s also smack in the middle of the epic Onslaught crossover, so this … Continue reading

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