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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy’s Curse 1944

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Time for our final go-around with Kharis in The Mummy’s Curse. Here’s what happens: A big company is threatening to drain the swamp from the previous movie, last … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Warwolves? There wolves

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer Chris Claremont continues to bring his characters from Excalibur into the FF with vol. 3 issue #7. Last issue, Reed was acting uncharacteristic and took Sue out for date night. At … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – House of Frankenstein 1944

Watching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The series goes all Avengers with a bunch of monsters in one movie in House of Frankenstein. Here’s what happens: Mad scientist and Frankenstein fanboy Dr. Neimann escapes … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Tech upgrade

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Writer Chris Claremont used his time on Fantastic Four to revisit a lot of characters he’d previously written in the X-books, and that’s true of the oddities who show up in Vol. … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Man’s Revenge 1944

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box set, at least. After wandering through the comedy and action genres, the Invisible Man series goes back to horror/thriller with The Invisible Man’s Revenge. Here’s what happens: Homicidal maniac Robert … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: The crux of the matter

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. In Vol. 3 issue #5, we get a new villain, a new supporting character, and (Price is Right voice) A NEW CAR!!! Over the last few issues, we’ve followed a subplot about … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy’s Ghost 1944

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Time to check back in with Kharis in The Mummy’s Ghost. Here’s what happens: The mysterious cult of Arkam recruits the creepy Yousef Bey to travel to the … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Mt. Clare

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Famed writer Chris Claremont takes over the series with vol. 3 issue #4, along with artist Salvador Larocca. It’s a reunion between supporting characters, and villains both famous and obscure. Claremont spent … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Son of Dracula 1943

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Lon Cheney Jr. establishes himself as the official “face” of the Universal monsters with the title role in 1943’s Son of Dracula. Here’s what happens: New Orleans heiress … Continue reading

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Fantastic Friday: Which ape is which?

Reading the Fantastic Four comics from the start. Vol. 3 issue #3 is the third and final issue with legendary artist Alan Davis, who co-wrote this one with writer Scott Lobdell. Davis originally intended to stay on Fantastic Four longer, … Continue reading

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