Monthly Archives: December 2010
Coming in a little late in the day with the original character background written for Rev. Some explanation is in order: Several years ago, I discovered that there was a new edition of the Hero System roleplaying game out (the … Continue reading
Okay, I was wrong last time. It didn’t take two years to get the sequel out. It took three, coming out in June 1981. Which was frustrating if you were a fan, because there had been much publicity during the … Continue reading
Yes, I know, it’s late in the day to finally be posting this, but I had to dig through a lot of comics before finally finding a Christmas-themed story worth posting (I have some better ones, but they are still … Continue reading
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It’s Christmas week, so there’s no Extra today (in case you couldn’t tell already). There will also be no chapter on Friday, though there may be a Christmas surprise. We’ll see.
This is it, the conclusion to our titanic three part-recap of Superman, the 1978 film that started the modern boom in superhero movies.
In honor of the climax of Superman: The Movie, here’s an issue of Action Comics just one year before the movie opened. The issue is Action Comics #472, June 1977. If you notice, the cover is now calling it Superman’s … Continue reading
It’s hard to come up with these and get them done and polished within the deadlines I set myself. Therefore, this week’s Extra is not full-sized, and it’s not as polished as I’d like, but it’s pretty good. This week, … Continue reading
Last week, we discussed the origins of the 1978 big-budget spectacular, Superman. We looked at how the film related his origins on the planet Krypton, sired by Marlon Brando, and how the film set up the sequel in its opening … Continue reading