Best Of The Best Trade Post: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Part 2

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Volume 1 & Volume 2 (America’s Best Comics/WildStorm/DC) Written by Alan Moore, drawn by Kevin O’Neill Back in 1999, Alan Moore threw in with WildStorm, then still part of Image, and launched his own imprint called America’s Best Comics. His first three books were Top 10, Tom Strong, Promethea and … Continue reading Best Of The Best Trade Post: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Part 2

Best Of The Best Trade Post: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Part 1

The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Black Dossier, Century 1910, 1969 & 2009 (America’s Best Comics/WildStorm/DC Comics/Top Shelf) Written by Alan Moore, drawn by Kevin O’Neil Any time we go away for more than a few days, I like to give myself what I call a project comic. This is where I grab a bunch of … Continue reading Best Of The Best Trade Post: The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen Part 1

Moore, Moore, Moore: Miracleman Book One – A Dream Of Flying

I recently realized that, while I greatly respect Alan Moore as a writer, I haven’t read much of his work. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is one of my favorite things ever and Tom Strong definitely did something cool to my brain, but what about all that other work? My main source of comic book news … Continue reading Moore, Moore, Moore: Miracleman Book One – A Dream Of Flying

The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec Is Rad

One of my favorite parts of working even on the fringes of the entertainment field is discovering new movies, books or comics that I might not have otherwise encountered and then telling other people about how great they are. I watched The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec by director and writer Luc Besson (The Fifth … Continue reading The Extraordinary Adventures Of Adele Blanc-Sec Is Rad

Casting Internets

My pal Rickey Purdin did one of my all time favorite 90s movies Airborne over on his excellent VHS Notebook Tumblr. My other pal Alex Kropinak did an amazing stop motion trailer for David Ezra Stein’s upcoming children’s book Dinosaur Kisses. The video’s above, see how he did it over on his blog. There’s going … Continue reading Casting Internets

Trade Post: Bloody Mary & Tom Strong Volume 1

Bloody Mary (Helix/Vertigo/DC) Written by Garth Ennis, drawn by Carlos Ezquerra Collects Bloody Mary #1-4, Bloody Mary: Lady Liberty #1-4 Garth Ennis is one of those comic creators who has earned a life-time pass as far as I’m concerned. His work on Preacher (my reviews of which you can read here, here and here) resulted … Continue reading Trade Post: Bloody Mary & Tom Strong Volume 1

Halloween Scene: The Invisible Man (1933)

The Invisible Man is the Universal Monster I have the least experience with both in their original formats and the movies they spawned down the line. Aside from cartoons, I think the only legit Invisible Man type flicks I’ve seen are Hollow Man and Chevy Chase’s Memoirs Of An Invisible Man. I think I also … Continue reading Halloween Scene: The Invisible Man (1933)