Monthly Archives: July 2012

Confessions of Failed Comic Book Artist, Part 2 (a.k.a. My Wolverine Comics)

I started reading Marvel’s Uncanny X-Men in 1980 during the whole Dark Phoenix saga. This was right around the time I decided that I wanted to be a comic book artist/writer. By the summer of 1981, I had started trying … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Failed Comic Book Artist (a.k.a. My Adaptation of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK)

My favorite film in the summer of 1981 was a movie I had not actually seen. I was just shy of my 13th birthday that year (though I looked like I was about eleven), and was obsessed with Escape from … Continue reading

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comic review – GUERILLAS, Volume 2

Hands down, one of the best graphic novels of 2010 was Brahm Revel’s Guerillas. Set during the Vietnam War, Revel’s story revolves around a group of chimpanzees trained in modern combat as part of an experimental U.S. military program. These … Continue reading

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dvd review – BREAKOUT KINGS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

Let me get this straight…the premise of this series is that there is a special task force of the U.S. Marshalls that uses a team of convicts—each with their own special skills—to catch escaped convicts? And one of the Marshalls … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – EAGLE’S SHADOW

Here we have a true classic, the first major film starring Jackie Chan, Eagle’s Shadow (a.k.a. Snake in Eagle’s Shadow). Chan was a total unknown in America when this film was released, as evidenced by the incorrect spelling of his … Continue reading

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BAMF’s Movie Poster Hall of Fame – THE OMEGA MAN

As if we needed any more proof that European movie posters thoroughly kick ass over their American counterparts, I give you the Italian version of The Omega Man. This movie is a childhood favorite, and even though it hasn’t held … Continue reading

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