Package shows: “The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure” (plus Batman)

This week’s package show look is at “The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure,” which ran from 1967 to 1968 on CBS, and was an expansion of the earlier 1966 series “The New Adventures of Superman.” I’ve discussed it before in a previous post, but figure it deserves its own look. Ditto its successor, “The Batman/Superman Hour,” … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for November 2015

Catwoman #45

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for November. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #16, on sale Nov. 4, $4 (digital first) Superman: Lois and Clark #2, on sale Nov. 4, $4 Bizarro #6 (of 6), on sale Nov. 18, $3 Bat-Mite #6 … Read more

7 obsolete tech references in cartoons

In my latest bid to cash in on clickbait trivia, I thought I’d make a list of seven cartoons featuring technology references that nowadays are considered outdated, obsolete, or a head-scratcher for those under a certain age. The list is in no particular order. 1. The CB Bears CB radios were all the rage in the late 1970s. … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for October 2015

Batman '66 #28

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC Comics for October 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Superman: Lois & Clark #1, on sale Oct. 14, $4 Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #15, on sale Oct. 7, $4 (digital first) Wonder Woman ’77 Special #2, on sale Sept. 30, $8 (digital … Read more

Minorities in cartoons: Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee

This week’s minorities in cartoons entry is Tommy Lee, a DC Comics character. Tommy first appeared in “Superman” (vol. 1) #362 (August 1981), and was created by writer Bob Rozakis and artist Kurt Schaffenberger. Tommy was shown as one of Clark Kent’s roommates during his college years at Metropolis University; the other three were Dave … Read more

Trailers for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Batman V Superman” on the same day?

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens

“Your two favorite franchises in one day of trailers” was the story this week, as we got two noteworthy trailers within a day of each other. The first is for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Due out in December, the new trailer shows more aspects of the film’s new characters, including Finn, aka “the Black guy … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for April 2015

Convergence: Superman #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from DC for April 2015. A full list of solicitations are available here. Comics Convergence #1 (of 8), on sale Apr. 8, $5 Convergence #2 (of 8), on sale Apr. 15, $4 Convergence #3 (of 8), on sale Apr. 22, $4 Convergence #4 (of 8), on sale Apr. … Read more

The World’s Finest make the world’s worst passwords in 2014

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

“Your two favorite heroes in one list of lousy passwords!” While the World’s Finest team of Batman and Superman have made for decades of entertaining comics, they unfortunately don’t make for good passwords. The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel are both listed on a list of the 25 most common passwords of 2014, as determined … Read more

Anthony’s DC Comics picks for February 2015

Astro City #20

Here’s what’s of interest from DC Comics for February 2015. Full solicitations are available here. Comics The Multiversity: Mastermen #1, on sale Feb. 18, $5 Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #7, on sale Feb. 18, $4 (digital first) Looney Tunes #223, on sale Feb. 4, $3 Astro City #20, on sale Feb. 11, $4 Batman … Read more