In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure

EPISODE 50 "Goodbye. I hope we meet again." - Leader Desslok The end of the week brought us one of the all-time greatest episodes of STAR BLAZERS and also one of the best animated. You can tell that the original Japanese production crew knew that they were making something special here in the added time … Continue reading In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure

BHOC: DC SPECIAL SERIES #8

I bought this comic on our regular weekly trip to the supermarket. During this time, they had started carrying a few comics, mostly DC's Dollar Comics and a few other higher-priced items. This Special had been promoted in ads over the course of the past month, so it had an air of being special about … Continue reading BHOC: DC SPECIAL SERIES #8

Lee & Kirby: The Narrative Techniques of Jack Kirby 2

It's been a few weeks since I started analyzing the narrative techniques that Jack Kirby used in a particular story--this meeting between the Human Torch and Captain America (or, more properly, shared the analysis that I developed to show to younger Marvel editors.) And, honestly, part of the reason for that was some of the … Continue reading Lee & Kirby: The Narrative Techniques of Jack Kirby 2

In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure

EPISODE 49 "Star Force--devils!" - Leader Desslok We were all expecting a showdown when we tuned into STAR BLAZERS that Thursday, coming on the heels of yesterday's installment, and we got one--just not the one we tough was coming. Because although we hadn't seen any sign of him for about a week, it was time … Continue reading In Our Next STAR BLAZERS Adventure