Jack Kirby 100
Photo Courtesy of Jackie Estrada  It’s not in the draftsmanship, it’s in the man. Like I say, a tool is dead. A brush is a dead object. It’s in the man. If you want to do it, you do it. – Jack Kirby Jack Kirby would have been 100... Read more
Walter Hill Retrospective Interview
  Last Friday at the American Cinematheque Aero Theater was the second of a four-day retrospective of director Walter Hill and it was a double feature that included my favorite of his films Streets of Fire. The screening started off with his biggest earlier hit The Warriors and between... Read more
Darwyn Cooke Tribute LBCC 2016
Losing Darwyn has been a very difficult thing for the comic book industry. His talent was immeasurable  and his loss is great because there were so many stories that he still was going to tell but sadly we will never get to enjoy them. Not only has his passing... Read more
Star Trek Turns 50
Stardate 94291.51, On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the first airing of Star Trek on NBC on September 8th 1966 at 8:30 pm began a journey of Gene Roddenberry vision of the future that has Lived Long and Prospered for 50 years now and continues to entertain and... Read more
SDCC ’16: Darwyn Cooke Tribute
On May 14th 2016 one of the greatest talents in comics Darwyn Cooke left us. His talent was without measure and his loss hit us all very hard. When I found out the news of his passing, it hit me like a ton of bricks. I didn’t know Darwyn... Read more
Jack Kirby Artwork Exhibit At CSUN
Over the weekend I finally got the chance to head up to California State University of Northridge that is currently holding an exhibit of Jack Kirby original artwork. The show is titled Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby. Here is a description of the exhibit from... Read more
L.O.A.F. Jim Henson Art Tribute Exhibit
  Saturday night at the Comic Bug in Manhattan Beach was the host for the first L.O.A.F. (League of Artistic Friends) artwork exhibit that was a tribute to the great Jim Henson. Henson has touch every one of us at one point in our lives with his imagination and... Read more
James Horner 1953-2015
James Horner passed away yesterday in an airplane that he was apparently piloting. He was an experienced pilot and the circumstances of the crash are not known at this time. Horner is one of the last of the great film composers that grew up in the period when composers... Read more
The Best Songs From Glee
With today’s post I thought it would be great to have a list of some of the best songs that the show had to offer while a lot of them are from the first three seasons and far fewer from the last three there are many great songs that... Read more
Robin Williams 1951-2014
Robin Williams was a truly one of a kind. While he is mostly known as being crazy and never seeming to run out of energy. But the one thing that you hear from people who knew him is what a kind and generous soul that he had. There are... Read more