Issues Vol. 8

This week I’ve got four great books, and 1 miss, though that one was my choice and not endorsed by Kirk at West End Comics, so his status remains untarnished. That being said let’s dive in to see what I was reading last night, and allow me the opportunity, once again, to pop into West…

Blade Runner (1982) – Ridley Scott

Between Alien and Blade Runner, Ridley Scott has created to genre defining classics, both of which close in on the holy grail of cinematic perfection for me. The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings me a chance to revisit this wonderfully dark sci-fi thriller. I read the book by Philip K. Dick, I bought the Marvel comics…

Dark Horse Comics – Star Wars Issue #1

A Long Time Ago in a time known as the late 70s and early 80s Star Wars was fresh, exciting, and filled with a universe of possibilities. Launching in conjunction with the first movie, Marvel Comics launched a long-running comic series (that were thirty-five cents when they first started), and with issue #7 they started…

Fan Expo Day 1

Thomas Sullivan the Cat, thought 6:30 was plenty of time for a sleep in this morning and made sure I was up in lots of time to greet my favourite time of year – Fan Expo!!! So after a quick prep, making sure I had everything I had, I hit the TTC. I was off to…

Remembering When… Raiders of the Lost Ark

Star Wars and Indiana Jones were an inextricable part of my youth. As mentioned in my Star Wars post, prior to ’77 there was nothing that stood out amongst the pop culture landscape, there were fun and cool things, but nothing like the mountain that was the experience of Star Wars, and then, a number…