Last week I wrote about Dick Gautier, and mentioned that one of his first major roles was on Mr. Terrific, CBS’ ill-fated attempt at grabbing some of the heat generated by ABC’s Batman. That got me to thinking about the fallout from Batmania. There were a few shows, specials, and most especially cartoon series that tried to get some bat-mojo going. I thought I’d dig up some of the ones I remember.
Travis belatedly reviews the latest issue of Mega Princess, number 3, and also includes the sweet animated trailed that Brianne Drouhard did for the book!
Your regularly scheduled column is being pre-empted so I can boost the signal on this IMPORTANT matter.
This week, I’m going to talk about the Watson Problem. But to get there, I have to talk about Sherlock Holmes first. (That’s the trouble with these two. You can’t talk about one without also talking about the other.)
I’m getting a bit tired of Asshole Sherlock Holmes. We’ve had variations on him for 30-40 years now, and it’s getting a bit stale.
Travis talks about his first time at a comic shop, and also includes an update about the other comics featured in that DC TV ad from last time, thanks to you the reader!
John Watkiss has died of cancer. Let’s remember his gorgeous work!
Miguel Ferrer died today. Let’s celebrate his cool career!