Monthly Archives: March 2011

Mega March Winding Down

Well, the end of the month is approaching and the great experiment has not gone as well as hoped. It’s been a big month, content-wise. Fiction reviews, game reviews, Superman comics reviews, the climax of the big battle to end … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Starcrash

Okay, as I warned you last week, this is not a superhero film, nor is it based on a comic book. But Starcrash is heavily influenced by Barbarella, a comic that was itself made into a movie starring a young … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Reign of the Supermen

So in the aftermath of the huge Death of Superman event, DC Comics then unveiled the Reign of the Supermen. If you read last week’s Vault, and the entry on the Shaquille O’Neal movie, Steel, then you know that DC … Continue reading

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Down With OPB – The False Princess

Continuing March’s look at Other People’s Books, I’d like to feature a change of pace for Hero Go Home. There’s really no connection at all, either thematically or even proximately, between Digger, or superheroes in general, and Eilis O’Neal’s debut … Continue reading

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Big Game Wednesday – Champions Online

So I mentioned that I used to play City of Heroes and City of Villains. Well, not long after I started playing, the studio that developed the game, Cryptic Studios, sold off City of Heroes to NC Soft, the publisher. … Continue reading

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Super Movie Monday – Steel

So, finally at the end of our months-long journey through the films of Superman on the big screen, the final crappy truck stop meal before pulling into home. I promised you the “forgotten” Superman movie, and I give you… Steel, … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault – Action Comics 687

On Monday, I promised to bring you a “forgotten” Superman film to wrap up our months-long look at all of the big guy’s big screen appearances, and that is definitely going to happen. So I figured to give you a … Continue reading

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Out of the Vault Postponed

Out of the Vault has been postponed until tomorrow, partly due to yesterday’s chapter being extra long, partly due to some last-minute problems in selecting which book to due next. But I promise, by this time tomorrow, there will be … Continue reading

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Down With OPB – Nobody Gets the Girl

I promised last week that I would talk more about James Maxey’s work this week. I first discovered James when my friend M.T. ┬áReiten was published in a Phobos anthology, All the Rage This Year. When I visited the Phobos … Continue reading

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Big Game Wednesday – Superhero City

After I joined Facebook, I decided to try a game I saw being promoted called Superhero City. Clearly (it seemed to me) trying to capitalize on name identification with City of Heroes, I wondered if the experience would be at … Continue reading

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