Author Archives: Mac McEntire

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Fantastic Friday: It’s Superman

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. It’s 1999 now, and Marvel and DC got a little crossover-happy during this time. The two biggies met in a biggie comic, Superman/Fantastic Four. Gimmie a gimmick: This was a so-called “treasury … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Is this a piece of your brain?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer Chris Claremont wraps up his first big story arc (sort of) in the double-sized vol. 3 issue #12. Gimmie a gimmick: This issue has a wraparound cover. On the backside, there’s … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man 1951

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! It’s a return to comedy land with Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man. Here’s what happens: Abbott and Costello play private detectives who run into a Tommy Nelson boxer turned fugitive, framed for the murder … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Genosha is lovely in the springtime

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue #11 includes a new villain, an exotic locale, brain-swapping, and even some crime scene investigation. We begin with a flashback to the FF’s origin, which will run sporadically through … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein 1948

Watching the Universal Monsters! The ones no the Blu-ray box, that is. And you just can’t discuss the monsters without Abbott and Costello. Here’s what happens: Buddies and co-workers Chet and Wilbur get caught up in a plot involving Count … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: It’s a trap

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 issue 10, writer Chris Claremont brings back more obscure villains, including good ol’ Paste Pot. Even though the Saturnyne and Roma storyline wrapped up two issues back, this one … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – She-Wolf of London 1946

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. She-Wolf of London is another oddity on the box set, as it has no relation to The Wolf Man, but is it worth seeing? Here’s what happens: All … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: That’s so Kraven

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In vol. 3 issue #9, Spider-Man stops by, along with one of his classic villains. Kraven the Hunter is the original tiger king. It’s morning at Pier 4, when Sue, still in … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – House of Dracula 1945

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the new Blu-ray, at least. The monster mash-up of House of Frankenstein gets a follow up in 1945’s House of Dracula. It’s the original House II: The Second Story. Here’s what happens: Dracula … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Operation Saturn

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue 8 has it all – cosmic beings, superpowers going haywire, and references to obscure characters. Recap: The FF just wanted a nice night out in NYC, only to be … Continue reading

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