This week we welcome Dragons: Riders of Berk, Cartoon Network's spin-off of How to Train a Dragon to Saturday Morning Cartoons. This shows bring some of the highest quality CG animation ever to television. Gravity Falls, one of the quirkiest shows on tv, is back this week as well, while we are treated to a film noire… »
It's been over a decade since superhero movies started ruling the world.
Anybody can vaporize you with a disintegrator gun or blow up your planet with an ultimate weapon — but it takes a real badass to thrash you with a fictional martial art. Especially a discipline designed for many-armed aliens. »
Signs that you can tell that it's getting near San Diego Comic-Con, Part 23: Indie comic publishers start releasing more material, hoping to avoid con glut while making sure that they'll have something to show the eager masses. So while Marvel and DC have relatively restrained Wednesdays, you'll still be able to find… »
We told you that Steve Gerber
The passing this weekend of Steve Gerber leaves the world of science fiction a lesser place. He's probably best known for creating Howard The Duck. (Ignore the movie and read the original comics, which trailed the way for Alan Moore and the rest of the British Invasion writers of the '80s.) But he's known for some… »
1986's Howard the Duck may have been the moment we stopped having quite so much faith in George Lucas. His big-screen adaptation of the comic about an alien duck who falls to Earth tried hard to capture writer Steve Gerber's gonzo sensibility, but veered badly off course. Like this scene, where Howard has a weirdly… »