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Planet and Son Reunion

Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 – I loved the first movie, and I was definitely looking forward to this one, expecting humor, space travel, music from the seventies and eighties, and family dynamics among the team. And yes, it … Continue reading

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No One Remembers Your Name When You’re Strange

Doctor Strange – WARNING! SPOILERS! – Beth and I saw the latest Marvel Studios movie last night, and one of the first things that struck me was how similar Stephen Strange was to Gregory House. Of course, Strange was a … Continue reading

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Fantastic Firsts

Fantastic Four Masterworks, Volume 1, by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby – The Fantastic Four marked the beginning of Marvel Comics’ glory days in the 1960s, bringing back superheroes for a new era. A scientist, his best friend, his girlfriend, … Continue reading

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Mutation Sensation

I’ve said before that most of my knowledge of the X-Men franchise comes from the 1990s cartoon, but I did recently check out a few collections of the comics from the library. The X-Men comic started in 1963, created by … Continue reading

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What a Tangled Web We Weave

Thanks largely to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and SamuraiFrog’s series of blog posts on Marvel Comics, I’ve gained somewhat of an interest in reading some of the classic superhero material. It doesn’t appear that the Brooklyn library system has all … Continue reading

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Your Plastic Pal Who’s Fun to Be With

Big Hero 6 – I pretty much had to see this because I’ve seen all the other Disney animated features (the classic or canonical ones, that is, not every animated film made by Disney), but I really knew nothing about … Continue reading

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I’m Just Looking for the Divine Hammer

The Mighty Thor Omnibus, Volume 1, by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby – As I’ve become somewhat more interested in comics recently and I’ve been interested in mythology for a long time, I thought I should check out some of … Continue reading

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