SDCC ’16: DC Direct
I’m still trying to play catch up on all of the SDCC photos from this years show. Today we look at DC Directs toys and statues that are planned for the near future. One of the biggest successes from DC Direct has been the action figures and recently they... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 6/15/16
Another big week for new comics and DC Rebirth keeps rolling in and there were a few surprises too. So with so many books I will try to keep it brief so I can squeeze them all in this week. COMIC BOOK OF THE WEEK Swamp Thing #6 DC... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 5/1/16
DC Comics Rebirth relaunch starts this week so it going to be a very interesting summer to see if DC can bring back lapsed readers with yet another relaunch of the line. The first batch brings a bit of a mixed bag but nothing that is a total train... Read more
Revisiting DC: The New Frontier
DC: The New Frontier DC Comics Writer and Artist Darwyn Cooke, Colorist Dave Stewart, Letterer Jared K. Fletcher I was trying to come up with a post today but I’m still finding it hard to process the passing of Darwyn Cooke. I was going to review the Blu-Ray of... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 4/20/16
Criminal: Tenth Anniversary Special Edition Magazine Image Comics Writer Ed Brubaker, Artists and Design Sean Phillips & Elizabeth Breitweiser In a throwback to the old Warren and Marvel magazine comics Brubaker and Phillips along with Breitweiser celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Criminal with a special treat for both new... Read more
Electric Boogaloo DVD Review
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films! Run Time 1:46:20 Aspect Ratio 1:78 (and clips 1:33 to 2:35) Audio Dolby Digital 5.1 Dual Layer Disc Special Features: Deleted Scenes 15:11 Cannon Trailers 34:31 Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films! is not only the most... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Week Of 2/24/16
Things are back in the groove this week with a few new #1 books and I am able to keep up with some of the ongoing series. Faith #2 Valiant Writer Jody Houser, Artist Francis Portela (Fantasy Sequence Marguerite Sauvage), Colorist Andrew Dalhouse, Letterer Dave Sharpe I was pleasantly... Read more
Celebrating Presidents Day 2016
Today we celebrate Presidents Day and I have found a number of comic book covers that have presidents (or really close to it) in them. Some of them are very strange indeed. We start with that Merc With A Mouth, Deadpool who is slaying the competition at the box... Read more
Arcade Expo 2.0 Impressions
Over the weekend the Pop Culture Maven crew set out to Banning California for the second annual Arcade Expo. The good news is that a number of the problems from the first show had been addressed and while there are still a few bumps in the road. The good... Read more
New Comic Book Reviews Weeks Of 12/16 & 12/23 Part 2
So this will catch up with the last two weeks of new comic books and will get us back on track for this weeks new comics that will hit local comic shops tomorrow. Batman Europa #2 DC Comics Writer Matteo Casali and Brian Azzarello, Artist & Colorist Giuseppe Camuncoli,... Read more