Category Archives: finally checking it out

The Beaver


So last night I saw a movie called The Beaver.  It wasn’t some stupid remake of Leave it To Beaver or some National Lampoon teen sex comedy like the name implies.  It was a really bleak, disturbing, & somewhat …

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The Terminator 10, 11, & 13 (NOW Comics)

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First off I’d like to say this image is appropriately blurry.  So back in the late 1980s there was a Terminator comic by a short lived but fairly well distributed publisher NOW Comics.  I’ve been a fan of Terminator since …

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From The Desk of Warren Ellis

From The Desk of Warren EllisAbout 5 years ago my grandma died & I kinda lost my mind.  I spent the next couple of years traveling the country in a haze doing music & comic book stuff.  Whatever city I ended up in I’d try …

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FCIO – Bad Company – Goodbye Krool World

badcompany-gkwI found out about this comic from Martin Newman (Goddakk, DRLNG).  It’s a sci-fi war comic that was published in 2000 AD, which sounds okay; but when I found out it was written by Peter Milligan (Shade, …

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Finally Checking It Out – Shatter

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Shatter
is an 80s comic & its claim to fame is it was the first comic book drawn with a computer.  I think it was done with a first generation Apple Mac & one of the interesting things in the …

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Finally Checking It Out – What if Karen Page had Lived? by Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Lark, & Dave Stewart

whatifkarenpageSo I’m generally speaking a Daredevil fan.  I like his twisted soul, trying to save the world as a lawyer by day & as a vigilante by night.  His mother abandoned him as a child & his father was killed …

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Finally Checking It Out – What If? #43: What if Conan the Barbarian Were Stranded in the 20th Century? by Peter B. Gillis & Bob Hall

What if Conan were trapped in the twentieth century?As a kid, I never really got into the What If? comics.  I was more or less trying to absorb all the information in the Marvel canon, so I just didn’t have space in my brain for the silly side …

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Finally Checking It Out – The Squadron Supreme: Death of a Universe by Mark Gruenwald & Paul Ryan

squadron-supreme-coverI’m going to be speaking from my personal memories for this & not fact checking on wikipedia for the review.  The Squadron Supreme started off as knockoffs of DC’s Justice League to fight The Avengers in some kind of chess …

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Finally Checking It Out – Captain America: Patriot by Karl Kesel & Mitch & Bettie Bretweiser

Captain_America_Patriot_Vol_1_1Growing up I always thought of Captain America as a goody two shoes.  I probably don’t remember the story quite right, but I remember him going into retirement because he was so racked with guilt after accidentally killing a low …

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One Response to Finally Checking It Out – Captain America: Patriot by Karl Kesel & Mitch & Bettie Bretweiser

  1. GoddakkATTAKK says:

    Not sure if you saw it but the storyline to the first act of the Capt America movie that came out a couple years ago sounds like the story line to this.

Finally Checking It Out – Hawkeye by Matt Fraction, David Aja, & Matt Hollingsworth

hawkeyeSo I’ve been hearing about this book being the best superhero book coming out lately.  I was reticent to check it out because I haven’t ever been into the character too much even though I probably read over a hundred …

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