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Sean Talks…Rogues Galleries (Part 2)!

Sean Talks…Rogues Galleries (Part 2)!
Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by Todd Jones

The Green Lantern Corps has had a perpetually growing host of villains as fitting a galactic police force. Their Rogues Gallery just keeps getting bigger and bigger with the introduction of a veritable color wheel of powers in the Blackest Night storyline. It seems every corner of the universe harbors some alien with a grudge […]

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Sean Talks…Rogues Galleries (Part 1)!

Sean Talks…Rogues Galleries (Part 1)!
Posted on: April 8th, 2014 by Todd Jones

Say what you will about the current climate at DC with their shaky handling in contemporizing their super-hero titles; they still have some lucid grasp on what makes the DC Universe great. Their villains. DC comics can measure the popularity of a title on the scale of the popularity of the title’s villains. Why else […]

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6 Comic Book Characters That Need a Video Game (Part 2)

6 Comic Book Characters That Need a Video Game (Part 2)
Posted on: April 7th, 2014 by Todd Jones

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks and a wonderful convention but now I’m back to finish out the list I left so neglected. Here are the top 3 comic book characters that really deserve a video game: 3: Ant-Man With rumors of an upcoming movie starring the diminutive hero swirling around it seems almost […]

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Sean Talks…When Manga was Worth Reading

Sean Talks…When Manga was Worth Reading
Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by Todd Jones

There was a beautiful period between 1985 and 1998 when Japanese comics began to infiltrate the American comic book scene. The avid American comic reader always knew about the existence of Japanese comics and maybe the hardcore reader could get their hands on them but usually never copies that had been translated into English. Without […]

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6 Comic Book Characters That Need a Video Game

6 Comic Book Characters That Need a Video Game
Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by Todd Jones

Thinking about movies, games, and books that deserve an ongoing comic last week got me thinking of the reverse: what comic books/characters deserve a video game? Comic book movies and TV shows have proven popular and the recent Deadpool game has proven that comic book video games can be successful, so where do we go […]

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Sean Talks…Independence!

Sean Talks…Independence!
Posted on: March 12th, 2014 by Todd Jones

So I recently listened to the audio recordings of Gary Groth interviewing Todd McFarlane in the mid-nineties right at the pinnacle of Image Comics’ sales. This infamous piece of comic book journalism truly crystalized what being “independent” in the early 90s was all about. CASH! Back when Image’s printing quantity for a single title was […]

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How to Develop the Powers You Want

How to Develop the Powers You Want
Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Todd Jones

In the world of comics people get powers all the time. Maybe it’s a radioactive meteor, or gas from a radioactive meteor, or even the light from a radioactive meteor. Unfortunately the powers you get seem to be random…or are they? Here’s my guide to getting the correct draw in the “random” super power lotto. […]

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Sean Talks…Convention Countdown!

Sean Talks…Convention Countdown!
Posted on: March 4th, 2014 by Todd Jones

The comic book convention season is upon us! Prepare to be swept up in the frenzied glory and excitement that is the mayhem of a comic book convention. If you aren’t already stitching together your costume or compiling your collection to have signed then what are you doing to prepare for these events? Don’t let […]

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6 Comic Books That Need to be Made (Part 2)

6 Comic Books That Need to be Made (Part 2)
Posted on: March 3rd, 2014 by Todd Jones

Last week I explored some properties that I think deserve ongoing comic books, with the idea being that some rich worlds have been created that I think really need to be explored in a way only comics can, with rich art and storytelling. I’m going to finish that list off today. 3: Super Smash Bros. […]

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Sean Talks…Dune (Part 2)!

Sean Talks…Dune (Part 2)!
Posted on: February 25th, 2014 by Todd Jones

It was quite possibly the most exciting trailer to date in the past month – and I’m not talking about Guardians of the Galaxy or Captain America. I’m talking about the much anticipated Alejandro Jodorowsky DUNE documentary. Very likely the greatest film never made with a cast and script beyond what could ever be achieved, […]

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