Monthly Archives: January 2011

Super Movie Monday – Supergirl, Part 1

I really wanted to cover this in one week, but I’m too long-winded, so it looks like it will stretch to two. If you bothered to read the synopsis of Ilya Salkind’s abandoned Superman III idea, you know that it … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – The Solution

Yeah, yeah, more Ultraverse. And I think this one might kill my enthusiasm for continuing the project for a while. The Solution by James Hudnall and the usual Ultraverse line-up of revolving artists was a book that just never seemed … Continue reading

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Just a quick note

I got in too much of a hurry to post Chapter 23 last night after getting back from an event and didn’t proofread it after. There’s a lot of formatting and massaging that needs to be done when porting it … Continue reading

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The False Princess

Went to the launch party tonight for my friend Eilis O’Neal’s The False Princess. It’s her first novel, so it’s a special occasion. I haven’t read the book yet, but the excerpt I heard her read tonight was intriguing, something … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Superman III, Part 2

Driving through right to the end in revisiting Superman III. We ended last week with Gus hacking into a weather satellite and observed┬áthat the film, while certainly not perfect so far, didn’t seem nearly as awful as the reputation it … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Solitaire

Having so much fun going through old Ultraverse titles that I’m going to keep pushing the streak. I first heard of Gerard Jones, co-writer of Prime and writer of this week’s title, when he was doing a series of very … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Superman III, Part 1

There will only be two parts to this one, not because there’s not a lot to say, but because I just don’t feel it’s worth stretching out for three weeks. So the two halves may end up being quite long. … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Prime, Part 2

After last week’s post, I went through and read the entire Prime series (through number 26, the last Malibu issue and the last issue I have). And I remembered the things that the Ultraverse didn’t do so well. The first … Continue reading

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Super Movie Extra – Final Thoughts on Superman and the Sequel

It’s so hard to sort out my feelings about these two movies. Because on the one hand, looked at critically, they really don’t work. The plots are all askew and inconsistent, the tone is wildly uneven, some of the dialogue … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Superman II, Part 3

Cruising to the climax of Superman II, starring Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman and Terence Stamp. So when we last left Clark, he had lost his powers and been called out on TV by General Zod like Stone Cold Steve Austin … Continue reading

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