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Cartoons Worth A Damn: Astonishing X-Men – Gifted

Up until the recent releases of the atrocious “Iron Man: Armored Adventures” and sub-par “Ultimate Spider-Man” cartoons, I’d always had a great deal of faith in Marvel animated series. (Ooh, also I forgot that dreadful Canadian Fantastic Four show. But that’s beside … Continue reading

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The S.H.I.E.L.D. Track Jacket I Wish I’d Gotten For Christmas

This. I want this. I hadn’t been a Marvel fan for long before discovering how much I liked the idea of S.H.I.E.L.D. As a kid who very much enjoyed aspects of verisimilitude in even the most fantastical fiction, I thought … Continue reading

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Cartoons Worth A Damn: Green Lantern (?)

If you asked me to choose whether Marvel or DC has more interesting characters, I’d personally have to give the honor to the former, but that isn’t to say, of course, that DC is a washout. Batman (and by extension, … Continue reading

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Armitage III: Is Feminism the Enemy?

This past May I bought three DVDs of Armitage III (having mistakenly purchased both the OVA and poly-matrix along with dual-matrix), but whatever, I finally got to see this old anime classic that gets lauded alongside Ghost in the Shell … Continue reading

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Crimson Vengeance: “Red” & “Monte-Cristo” in Chicago

I was an amateur actor for a good many years in my youth (wouldn’t mind getting back into it, really), so I’ve developed a great affection for the stage and the great thing about a good play is that it’s … Continue reading

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A Tale of Swords and Souls and ‘Sassins

So now, as I’m sure the whole world knows, Ezio Auditore da Firenze of Assassin’s Creed fame is an official guest character in the upcoming fight game Soul Calibur V. As a big fan of the SC franchise and the … Continue reading

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Knightrise

Watching the Batman: The Animated Series episode “Night of the Ninja”, wherein a bit of Bruce’s past studying the martial arts in Japan is revealed through flashbacks, I’m reminded of an idea I had for a series. TV has such … Continue reading

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