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Category Archives: Glenn Walker

31 Days of Horror 2017: Willard and Ben

 

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Rats are terrifying, of that there is no doubt.  Just the sight of one at a store or restaurant will cause us to never visit the establishment again, and heaven forbid we see one in our home!  Now imagine them organized, and turned against us.  Brrrr… yeah, really scary.  That was the theme of two frightening films of the early 1970s.  Meet me after the jump for my 31 Days of Horror reviews of Willard and Ben!

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31 Days of Horror: Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 10-25-2017

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In the final special 31 Days of Horror edition for 2017 of Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. Meet me after the jump for my reviews of The Lump, Doris Danger, and other work by Chris Wisnia, Grimm Fairy Tales 2017 Halloween Special, WWE #10, and much much more… be warned, there may be spoilers…

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The Flash S04 E03: ‘Luck Be A Lady’

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As might be assumed by the title of this episode, we’re going to be dealing with luck and gambling here, especially with the live-action debut of a Golden Age Comics legacy, Hazard. Can The Flash get past her metahuman luck powers and stop her? Find out after the super speed jump for my thoughts on “Luck Be A Lady!”

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31 Days of Horror 2017: Lucas Mangum’s Engines of Ruin

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Folks who frequent Biff Bam Pop! know the name of Lucas Mangum. He’s one of our own, he’s a friend, he’s a contributor here onsite, but more than that, he is one hell of a writer beyond the world of pop culture we cover here. I suggested his novel Mania last year in our Holiday Gift Guide, and now Lucas has a new book out, an anthology of short stories. Meet me after the jump for the details on Lucas Mangum’s Engines of Ruin.

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31 Days of Horror 2017: Beware the Slenderman

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Almost as horrific as an actual movie about this man-made monster, Beware the Slenderman, the documentary about two teenaged girls who tried to kill another young girl and then blame it on a fictional boogeyman, is one of the scarier pieces of film I’ve seen recently. Meet me after the jump for my special 31 Days of Horror review of Beware the Slenderman!

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31 Days of Horror 2017: The Car

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Getting your first car is a threshold into becoming an adult, a freedom that every kid craves, we love our cars here in America – but what happens when our friend becomes our enemy? What happens when The Devil possesses the great American dream? Just when you thought it was safe on the street again, here comes The Car! Meet me after the jump for my 31 Days of Horror review of The Car!

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Trailer Time: The Punisher on Netflix

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After his appearances in the second season of Daredevil, and that first mysterious trailer here the Punisher, with The Walking Dead‘s Jon Bernthal in the titular role, is on fire.

Here’s the new trailer, feel the burn…

After exacting revenge on those responsible for the death of his wife and children, Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal) uncovers a conspiracy that runs far deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now known throughout the city as The Punisher, he must discover the truth about injustices that affect more than his family alone.

The series is executive produced by showrunner Steve Lightfoot (Hannibal), Jim Chory (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) who also serves as Marvel’s Head of Television. Marvel’s The Punisher is produced by Marvel Television in association with ABC Studios for Netflix.

The cast also features Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Girls, The Lake House), Deborah Ann Woll (Marvel’s Daredevil, True Blood), Ben Barnes (Westworld, The Chronicles of Narnia), Amber Rose Revah (Emerald City, Indian Summers), Michael Nathanson (The Knick, Wolf of Wall Street), Jaime Ray Newman (Bates Motel), Jason R Moore (A Lonely Place for Dying), Daniel Webber (11.22.63) and Paul Schulze (Nurse Jackie).

Marvel’s The Punisher debuts on Netflix on November 17, 2017. For more information, Follow the series on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr. #ThePunisher

 

31 Days of Horror 2017: Steve Niles & Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein, Alive, Alive Returns

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San Diego, CA (October 18, 2017) – The fourth and concluding issue of Steve Niles & Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein, Alive, Alive will be released in January of 2018. Kelley Jones to contribute partial art on final issue of IDW series. Exploring the further adventures of Mary Shelley’s monster, this gothic horror story will be the final chapter of legendary artist Bernie Wrightson’s Frankenstein works. Details after the jump.
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31 Days of Horror: Heroes and Villains – Reviewing Recent Comics 10-18-2017

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In another special 31 Days of Horror edition of Heroes and Villains, we’ll be looking at a variety of comics out this week and last, from a variety of genres and companies. And although the horror is a bit sparse this time around, we’ll keep in the spirit with reviews after the jump of Kong: Gods of Skull Island #1, Grimm Fairy Tales: Dance of the Dead #1, Maestros #1, Dead of Winter: Good Good Dog #3, Dark Knights: Metal #3, Horizon #15, the Aces High Archives, and more… be warned, there may be spoilers…

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The Flash S04 E02: ‘Mixed Signals’

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As implied by the title of this episode, this one is all about mixed signals, whether literal, or emotional and romantic. As The Flash battles Kilg%re, here a dangerous metahuman who can control technology, Barry struggles to reignite his six-months-gone relationship with Iris, and we see an interesting reversal in Cisco and Gypsy’s relationship as well. Join me after the super-speed techno-organic jump for my thoughts on “Mixed Signals!”

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