Tuesday Open Thread

Professor X Doesn't Understand The Meaning of Low Profile

A clever promo for the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse, in the form of a fake ’80s-style TV commercial for Xavier’s School For Gifted Youngsters. Although if Charles Xavier was being this open about things, you’ve gotta wonder how he stayed off the government’s radar for as long as he did.

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From The Trailer Park - Batman: The Killing Joke

An animated adaptation of Alan Moore’s famous graphic novel, which many consider to be the best Batman comic of all time (and which heavily influenced Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight). The Joker (Mark Hamill) takes Commissioner Gordon (Ray Wise) hostage, and as Batman (Kevin Conroy) tries desperately to save him, over the course of […]

Wednesday Open Thread

From The Trailer Park - Doctor Strange

Marvel’s latest. Stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Mads Mikkelsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor.

Directed by Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose).

Geek Alert!

So the Emerald City Comic Con is going on in Seattle this weekend (I could tell because my commute home last night took even longer than normal and the people on the bus were dressed even weirder than usual.) And while the cosplays at ECCC tend not to be as good as the ones at […]

Holy Retro Awesomeness, Batman!

Imagine if the comic book movies coming out now had been made during Hollywood’s golden age, with the biggest stars of the 1940s and ’50s. Artist Joe Phillips has designed some fake movie posters that give us a fun idea of what they would look like.

Here are a few of my personal favorites:


The Real Civil War

Back when I was a young lad, if one wanted to read serious comics Marvel was the place to look. Spiderman had teenage angst and Iron Man has a drinking problem, followed by PTSD or something I’m not sure what. Then came 9/11 and we had a ham-handed attempt at commentary about the Patriot […]