I’ve got a video game review for you this time, as I take a look at the semi-recent prequel to the first Devil May Cry game. More…
Or come over to the dark side….
In a fit of either cluelessness or cackling villainy that will give conspiracy theorists fodder for years to come, the USA has launched a spy satellite with a world-squeezing octopus logo. Have political cartoons and pulp fiction taught them nothing?
In an unrelated science story, we may have already detected the elusive dark matter.
Up, up and away….
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly has joined the team at World View, offering private near-space balloon rides to paying customers. The first commercial flights should ascend in 2016.
From up above to down below….
Could churning, sub-ice oceans explain Europa’s strange surface?
And while claims that these oceans might contain life may or may not be bull, this recently unearthed marine reptile swam earth’s ancient seas.
Cosplay, Cons, Orphan Black, and a zombie alert follow the break:
I’m starting up another manga this week, with a fantasy romantic-comedy manga from the 80s, which is still ongoing. More…
A short but interesting list this week.
This week we have a review of a recent US-Japan co-production with an Iron Man story in a variant of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. More…
Comic Book Podcast Pilot Season concludes. Today’s podcast is the second entry in the Great Runs series, and I take a look at the next issues of Walt Simonson’s run on Thor. Once you’ve listened to this final entry, you can come back and vote for the winning podcast series here from now until Sunday, December 15, 2013, with the winner to be announced shortly thereafter.
Variety has the details. Indiana Jones is now owned by Disney. Paramount still distributes the first four films, and they can share in financial obligations and rewards in future films, but new projects are under Disney’s control.
The latest round of voting happens right here.
Comic Book Podcast Pilot Season: Episode 13: Character Compare and Contrast #2: Green Lantern vs. Nova
Comic Book Podcast Pilot Season continues. From today until December 7, we will run one podcast a day, covering the first two episodes each of 7 different potential podcasts. At the end of the two weeks, listeners and readers will be able to vote on the podcast that continues beyond the pilot season. Today’s podcast is the second entry in the Character Compare and Contrast series, and I take a look at the Hal Jordan Green Lantern and the Richard Rider Nova. For the full schedule, keep reading.