Category Archives: Movies/TV

Witchy Woman

Witchblade was certainly a big part of the “bad girl” movement in comic books during the ’90s. And author John DeChancie didn’t back away from the sexy witch’s infamous peek-a-boo transformation in his prose adaptation from 2002. She was, he … Continue reading

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Gotham: A Series of Unfortunate Events

Gotham (the TV series) is a prequel to Detective Comics #27. It chronicles the teenage years of Bruce Wayne after his parents are killed and before he puts on the batsuit. Gotham: Dawn of Darkness (the novel) is a prequel … Continue reading

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Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Weather Wizard, the Mist, Prism (aka Rainbow Raider), Peekaboo, and Pied Piper were doing their best to split Central City wide open like an overripe piece of fruit. On their own they couldn’t slow down the Flash. But together, the … Continue reading

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The Dirty Half-Dozen

Can we talk about the Suicide Squad movie for a moment? Critical reception was pretty harsh back in August when it debuted in theaters. But was it really so terrible? Didn’t we all enjoy seeing Harley Quinn on the big … Continue reading

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Vengeance Be Thy Names

Arrow: Vengeance bundles the first two seasons of the TV show into one handy novel. Only this time, the emphasis isn’t on Oliver Queen. The authors have chosen to tell the story through the eyes of three villains: Slade Wilson … Continue reading

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Hot for Teacher

Certainly there were happy people living in Smallville. Lionel Luthor, for example. He owned most of the town. Why wouldn’t he be happy? And Jonathan and Martha Kent. They were modest people who derived pleasure from working on their small … Continue reading

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Why So Serious?

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman was a TV series from the ’90s that emphasized the flirty relationship between Lois Lane and Clark Kent. During its four-season history, the show was a fun and good-natured romantic comedy. But … Continue reading

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