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Why I don’t want Robin in Batman 3

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One of my favorite characters in the Batman universe is Dick Grayson.

Dick Grayson was the youngest member of a circus highwire act known as ‘The Flying Graysons’. When his family was killed right in front of him, it struck Bruce Wayne right where it hurts because it was like watching his own parents die all over again.

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…

Star Trek: The No Win Scenario

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Star Trek The No-Win Scenario (Star Crossed) One of the things I wanted to talk about with the whole Star Trek Comics at DC thing, was the treatment of Kirk in the Academy, and his solution to the Kobayashi Maru…

Star Trek in comics

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Space.  The Final Frontier.  These are the voyages of the starship, Enterprise.  Its mission; to explore strange, new worlds, to seek out, new life and new civilizations, to boldly go, where no man has gone, before… This was the beginning…