What if H.G. Wells chased Jack the Ripper through time? John talks about Nicholas Meyer’s 1979 movie TIME AFTER TIME and checks out the new TV series.
Last week, I talked about STAR TREK: NEW VISIONS, the photomontage comics series of Star Trek adventures that John Byrne is doing for IDW.
But before John Byrne got a regular gig telling STAR TREK stories, he was just like the rest of us – A STAR TREK fan who’d occasionally make reference to it in his everyday life. It just so happened that Byrne’s everyday life was as a popular writer/artist of comic books. So I thought it’d be fun to see how many ST references I could pick out of Byrne’s classic comic book work.
STAR TREK journeys to its strangest new world yet: A Photoshopped comic book by John Byrne.
Yesterday was my 6th anniversary doing stand-up comedy, so today, I’m going to talk about the four stand-ups who inspire me the most: Todd Barry, Bill Hicks, Patton Oswalt, and Louis CK. These are the guys on my personal Mount Rushmore of Comedy.
A good logo can help define a book’s personality, and a GREAT logo can really set a comic book apart on the shelves, bringing in new readers. John runs down a few of his favorite classic comic logos from over the years.
Dan Spiegle passed away on Saturday.
If you weren’t familiar with Dan’s work, I feel sorry for you. He was, simply put, one of the most ferociously talented artists that comics have ever produced. And probably one of the most underrated by fandom.
We’re wrapping up Sherlock Holmes Month here at the Atomic Junk Shop, and since we started it with the fourth season of Sherlock, I thought it’d be appropriate to finish it with a look at an earlier attempt to create a Sherlock Holmes for the modern day: ZERO EFFECT.
Released 19 years ago on January 30th, 1998, ZERO EFFECT didn’t make much of a splash in theaters, but it developed a cult following on home video. Written and directed by Jake Kasdan, it stars Bill Pullman as quirky private investigator Daryl Zero and Ben Stiller as his beleaguered assistant, lawyer Steve Arlo.