As we frantically prepare for the Olympia Comics Festival, a great many things have been delayed …like this column. But I’m finally here.
Yes, it’s time for another jaunt through my brain, as I offer up some thoughts about the trades and books I read in May. Won’t this be fun?
A recent discussion touched on stories and characters on film that none of us ever believed Hollywood would touch, and that got me thinking about movies I could never have dreamed of. And that got me dreaming of them.
Today, I take a look at what I call The Goldblum Effect. Why no, I don’t have much to do, why do you ask?
Travis talks with Karl Kesel about Section Zero, the comic he created with Tom Grummett that is getting reprinted, as long as the Kickstarter is successful!
Travis takes a look at the movie based on the board game Clue, and finds that it’s pretty good overall.
Everyone loves a good monster movie. Everyone has their reasons for loving a good monster movie. Some side with the monster, some root for the massive take down. There must be tons of analytical papers that look into a viewer’s relationship with monsters and why, despite not being realistic in any way, they feel real to us as we watch them on screen. We easily accept there can be such a thing as a Godzilla fighting Mothra or Werewolves, Frankenstein. Vampires, Succubi, and even Reptar.