The drama of boyfriends, girlfriends and looming World War envelopes the teenage lives of Archie Andrews and his gang of pals in small-town Riverdale, U.S.A.
The big CW DCTV crossover event is finally here, bringing The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow together for one big four-hour adventure. In this case, it’s the … Continue reading The Flash/Legends of Tomorrow: ‘Crisis on Earth-X’
“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Welcome back to “The Ten Percent,” a regular column where every other week K. Dale Koontz and I take a look at the inverse … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Come and See (1985)
“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Welcome back to “The Ten Percent,” a regular column where every other week K. Dale Koontz and I take a look … Continue reading The Ten Percent: The Great Escape (1963)
On this edition of Creations of Chaos, it’s the most depressingly haunting film ever animated. It’s Studio Ghibli’s, Grave of the Fireflies.
We’ve dealt with daddy issues before with the animated Avengers. Thor, for one, has had a rough relationship with Dad. While Captain America tries to remember his, Baron Zemo does … Continue reading Avengers: Ultron Revolution S03 E19: “The House of Zemo”
I’ve played my share of video games, both in the mature privacy of my home console (Skyrim) and in the shared online world against a bunch of kids who relentlessly … Continue reading Online Goes Hardcopy BOOM With “World of Tanks” #1 On The Wednesday Run
As we saw in the last episode of Avengers: Ultron Revolution, while tracking down future technology, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes came face-to-face with Kang the Conqueror. After threatening New York, Kang … Continue reading The Avengers Assemble “Into the Future” against Kang the Conqueror
In the first part of this essay, I briefly sketched the construction of American memories of World War II that began slightly before the war and continue into the … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s It’s All Connected – Just a Kid from Brooklyn: Captain America, American Memories of World War II, and the MCU, Part II
Airboy. A comic book character created during the Golden Age of comic books, circa 1942. You know, during wartime. And, of course, war heroes were big in comics during WWII. … Continue reading Get Some Fresh AIRBOY DELUXE H/C On The Wednesday Run
Forces are closing in on our “Agent Carter” this week. As the dark shadow of the Cold War Red Scare looms heavy in the background, we get peeks into the … Continue reading Marvel’s Agent Carter S02 E04: Smoke & Mirrors
“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello, and welcome to another installment of “The Ten Percent,” a regular column where every other week Ensley F. Guffey and … Continue reading The Ten Percent – Sir Christopher Lee