Monday, May 14, 2018

Another Lois Lost!

     I just learned, although no medical reason was given, that Margot Kidder, the Canadian actress who played Lois Lane, opposite Christopher Reeves, passed away at the age of 69. 

     Besides the 4 Superman films, Margot also played in "Amityville Horror" and Pygmalion, opposite Peter O'Toole for Showtime.

     Noel Neil just passed away fairly recently (I'm not sure if Phylis Coates is still with us or not) so some of the earliest, iconic Lois's are now gone. 

     Who now is all of the older Clarks going to get teased by?

     Take care and adopt a (Lois Lane) comic book today!

Monday, May 7, 2018

Thanos...Jor-el Gone Wrong?

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I finally got to see Avengers: The Infinity War.  Well, talk about 3 hours of slugfest with some plot and pathos thrown in!  And although it does not follow the plot of the comic, at least the end result is attempting to be the same.

     But the reasoning...come on already!  In the comics, Thanos has a longing, almost a love for the character of Death.  He wants to destroy all of the stars (aka everything in universe) to give to Death as a token of his love.

     In the film though, he reasons with his home planet that if everyone does not "thin out the herd" (humanity) the planet and universe will destroy itself just the same.  They scoff at him and he goes ahead with his own plans anyway.

     Hmmm, throw in a rocketed to Earth baby before things go blooey and you've got Jor-el and Superman's origin.  Thanos does not deserve even this iota of pathos.  He is pure evil and I would have preferred the comic book reasoning for his actions, but then again, I did not shell out 500 million just to film this movie.

     Take care and adopt a (Thanos) comic book today!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Smallville Snafu!

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  It seems that over the weekend ex-Smallville actress, Allison Mack (Cloey) has been heavily questioned for being part of a sex slavery ring.

     Now everyone is innocent till proven guilty, but I read that Alison is "co-operating with authorities and is singing like the Von Trapp family in "Sound of Music."

     I will say one thing though, I'll never watch Smallvile the same way again.

     Take care and adopt a (not a Smallville, but rather a Superboy) comic book today!

HAWKAAA! Blackhawks Are Coming!

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  Just the other day it was announced that Steven Spielberg optioned the rights of the DC Comics WWII comic, "The Blackhawks."

     He did the same thing back in the early 80s, but after a year or two dropped the option stating that "I have already used elements from the Blackhawk serial and the Don Winslow serial and put them into Indiana Jones."

     Well let's hope that this time the movie gets made!

     Take care and adopt a (Blackhawk) comic today!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

More Action Comics Anniversary!

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  This week Action Comics #1000 will be released, but it is not to late to pick up the $30 Action hardback book that gives us the best od Supes in Action over 80 years, INCLUDING a saved Superman story by Siegal and Schuster from around 70 years ago that was about to be burned (but saved and written about by fan/pro, Marv Wolfman).

     Check this book out...indeed a treasure!

     Take care and remember to adopt a (Superman) comic book today!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SPOILER ALERT- ACTION #1000

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  This week, Action Comics #1000 comes out and there is a rumor that Superman (besides maybe getting his trunks back) may be SPOILER ALERT--- Immortal---SPOILER ALERT OVER.

     Now if that is true, I guess I can rid myself of all of my past "future stories" that DC published from the 50s thru the 2000s.  I guess we can read it tomorrow and find out for certain.

     Take care and adopt a (futuristic comic where Superman is still young) comic book today!

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Ads Not Seen Since 1970

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  This month in the DC comic ads, there has been appearing a picture of Superman followed by the statement... "Bendis is Coming!"

     That would be writer, Brian Michael Bendis the writer who has jumped ship from Marvel on his way over to DC Comics.

     But these are big shoes to fill, for the last time DC had an ad like that was back in 1970-71 when they proclaimed, "The Great One is Coming!"

     That great one in question?

     Jack Kirby.

     Take care and adopt a (Bendis or Kirby) comic book today!