Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein (Monster Memories)


Frankenstein is one of the few classic monster movies that I did not see on a Saturday afternoon on a UHF channel.  No, this film was played in prime time. It was a special movie-of-the-week. A  re-showing of a classic film on “regular” TV. It was a big deal. [...]

Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein (Monster Memories)2018-10-15T14:39:02-06:00

A Parliament of Owls (Or How Comic Books Make You Smarter)


Not very long ago I was out with some friends having dinner at a cozy little café in the mountains. It was a beautiful Colorado evening and we sat out on the deck as the sun was setting among the aspens and pines as humming birds and finches and jays [...]

A Parliament of Owls (Or How Comic Books Make You Smarter)2018-02-13T17:55:20-06:00

Review: Man-Thing #2 (2017)


In the previous review on issue #1 I wrote about how I didn’t really enjoy how Stein was approaching the character of Man-Thing – I said the humor just a bit off and just the characterization of Man-Thing was … interesting, but not to my liking. I did however note that I expressed a hope that it could get better and head in a different direction. That has in fact happened. Issue #2 is in fact better and it is in fact headed in a different direction…but only slightly.

Review: Man-Thing #2 (2017)2017-06-28T22:04:19-06:00