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Magic Trek!

There's an expression in fan chat rooms and message boards that has fallen a little by the wayside.  It refers to when a classic series is updated or "improved" to be made more palatable for a modern audience.  I refer, of course to: "Eat…

The Spirit is Willing…on DVD

When we reviewed The Spirit during its theatrical release, we thought the experience might have been improved on DVD. The theory was the movie was so full of brilliant, distinct images and equally full of complicated action, we ached to…

Tales of the AWESOME Empire

He has a sword with THREE blades, and two of them can be FIRED off to SHOOT at people, and the blade in the middle kicks ass, and if that is not enough (and it isn't), the hilt detaches to reveal itself as a DAGGER! It is the greatest movie…

Lead on, Spirit!

Let's get it out of the way. The Spirit, in wide release Dec. 25th, is not a straight-forward adaptation of the Will Eisner comic strip.  That always seems to be the "concern" of the comic fan, and it rings hollow, a standard applied to…

New York Comic Con Experience

Last week after the podcast recording, some of the callers asked me if I was going to the New York Comicon (I was) and if I would recommend it over Dragon*Con (I would not, sir). It (NYCC) is usually a crowded mess, and though this year it…