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Monthly Archives: June 2014

One Hundred Years Ago, A Time Not Unlike Our Own

One hundred years ago today, a Bosnian Serb named Gavrilo Princip and a cell of five others assassinated the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie. Princip and his team threw “infernal machines” (what we today would call a grenade or perhaps an IED) at the archduke’s precession of automobiles. Amazing, Ferdinand’s party […]

Happy 25th to Batman ’89!

Tim Burton’s Batman (1989) opened in theaters 25 years ago today! I saw a 10 p.m. showing opening night at my local mall multiplex (I think it had a whopping 4 screens back then). It was amazing for 8-year-old me to be out that late. I remember feeling mixed about the movie. Batman was awesome, […]

Comic Review: Original Sin #3

Original Sin might be Marvel’s weirdest crossover to date, but Jason Aaron’s strong script and Mike Deodato’s art make this superhero noir work. Check out my review of Original Sin #3 over at Kabooooom: http://kabooooom.com/2014/06/comic-review-original-sin-3/

Comic Review: Thanos Annual #1

Marvel’s Mad Titan returns in Thanos Annual #1. I review it over at Kabooooom.com. Check it out: http://kabooooom.com/2014/05/comic-review-thanos-annual-1/