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Fantastic Friday: The great Doombot controversy

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Issue #350 begins a four-part tale that is controversial but also wildly ambitious.  This story arc is controversial for rewriting (or not?) Dr. Doom’s history. Also, Kristoff is prominently featured. Comic book … Continue reading

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Random Warner Bros. – A Clockwork Orange

Watching all the movies on the Warner Bros. 50-movie box set that I bought for cheap. This week the random number generator can’t shut its eyes as it watches A Clockwork Orange. (Fun with math: This is the first and … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: She’s a modern-day De’Lila

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Just after introducing the New Fantastic Four, their story already wraps up in issue #349. Recap: De’Lila is a telepathic Skrull fugitive. She’s come to Earth in search a device called an … Continue reading

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Random Warner Bros. – Dirty Harry

Watching all the movies on the Warner Bros. 50-movie box set that I bought for cheap. This week the random number feels lucky as it selects Dirty Harry.  Here’s what happens: “Dirty” Harry Callahan is a homicide detective who doesn’t … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Totally not a cash grab

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. We met them in the last issue, now in issue #348 we see them in action. Spider-Man, Wolverine, Hulk, and Ghost Rider — the New Fantastic Four! To recap: De’Lila is a … Continue reading

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Random Warner Bros. – Risky Business

Watching all the movies on the Warner Bros. 50-movie box set that I bought for cheap. This week the random number generator fusses over its expensive glass egg as it selects Risky Business.  Here’s what happens: Teen Joel’s well-to-do parents … Continue reading

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Random Warner Bros. – Goodfellas

Watching all the movies on the Warner Bros. 50-movie box set that I bought for cheap. This week the random number generator moved slow, because it doesn’t have to move for anybody, when it selected Goodfellas.  Here’s what happens: Based … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Out with the old

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. One of the most famous (infamous?) FF stories of the 90s is the New Fantastic Four (with a capital N), which begins in issue #347. Art Adams temporarily takes over artwork duties … Continue reading

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Random Warner Bros. – Singin’ in the Rain

Watching all the movies on the Warner Bros. 50-movie box set that I bought for cheap. This week the random number generator talked the whole night through after it chose Singin’ in the Rain.  Here’s what happens: In old-timey Hollywood, … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Days of future when?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Annual #23 was part one of the Days of Future Present crossover, which got a lot hype at the time for being the big follow up to the classic X-Man tale Days … Continue reading

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