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Review: Star Wars Legacy Volume One: Broken

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Luke Skywalker; last of the Jedi. Destined to return balance to the Force. That’s a difficult legacy to be a part of.

Son of Anakin Skywalker and twin brother to Leia Skywalker, raised as an Organa, a lot was expected from Luke. You see, the Empire had overthrown the republic some years before and Darth Vader, a Sith Lord, had hunted down all of the Jedi and killed them – including Luke’s own father.

Review: Green Lantern-The Sinestro Corps War

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The story goes that Sinestro was the greatest Green Lantern of all time; the Guardians on OA held him up as an example for all other Lanterns to follow and emulate. When the very first human from earth joined the corps, the Guardians decided that their greatest Lantern needed to be the one to train him, so they sent Sinestro to find and train Hal Jordan.

Review: Batman & Robin-Batman Reborn

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Batman is dead; sacrificed for the greater good trying to stop Darkseid in Final Crisis. In the aftermath of his death, Gotham descends into a crime wave. Once before, when Bane broke the Batman, Dick Grayson assumed the mantle of the Bat to bring order back to the city.

Podcast: Episode 11

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#11 In this weeks ATFMB podcast, I talk about scifi television, including the renewal of Fox hit Fringe for a 3rd season, Chuck’s ratings win that might mean a 4th season and how i09 has a list of 25 books…

Influences Part 4

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Comic Books If you’ve been hanging out here on the blog or on my twitter feed, you know by now that I am a huge comic book geek.  I once had a monthly habit that was the equivalent of a…

The Next Generation-Highs and lows

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As with any great comic book series based on a licensed television property, DC’s Star Trek: The Next Generation had it’s ups and downs.  They were able to do things that the television show could never do for various reasons,…

The Next Generation-DC Comics

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In 1989, the ongoing, monthly series based on the hit television series, Star Trek: The Next Generation, hit comic book shelves everywhere.  Written by Michael Jan Friedman and drawn by Pablo Marcus, this series was better than the 6-issue miniseries…

Star Trek The Next Generation in Comics

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I can still remember the excitement when the commercials started; there was a new Star Trek coming soon. The channel was 26 (that’s UHF, folks), KMPH, in Fresno California. It was.. 86? 87? Probably the latter.  This new Star Trek…