Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #7 Written by: Paul Tobin Art by: Jacopo Camagni and Ronan Cliquet This issue sees that Peter’s injuries from the past several issues have apparently healed, as is demonstrated when he tests out his abilities in a game of super-powered “tag” with Kitty Pryde and…Wolverine? We then move onto the other plot … Read moreComic review: Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #7
Aside from the use of yet another “2010: The Year We Make Contact” pun (only a bit under two months of that left, folks), I’d also like to note that the holiday shopping season kicks off in three weeks with what the media and retailers have dubbed “Black Friday.” Black Friday refers to the day … Read moreBlack Friday 2010: the year we make contact (with the annual holiday shopping onslaught)
Since I’ve been at this for awhile, I thought I’d take the time to list a summary (with links) of my favorite WebOS posts: Scoop: an RSS feed app. Twee: A well done Twitter app. Sports Calendar: as the name says, a calendar that displays on the WebOS calendar app or within itself the schedule … Read moreSummary of Anthony’s top WebOS apps
Continuing the reviews of my favorite WebOS apps, here’s another app that I make frequent use of, TuneIn. TuneIn (formerly known as “RadioTime,” the name of its parent site) is a streaming audio app that specializes in streaming your favorite radio stations, or at least those that offer streaming audio. In my area, most of … Read moreAnthony’s top WebOS apps: TuneIn (aka RadioTime)
On the heels of the special Google logo for the Flintstones’ 50th anniversary a month ago, Halloween brings from the online giant a specialized four-part logo of another Hanna-Barbera cartoon, Scooby-Doo. Perhaps reflective of Scooby’s increased popularity over the Flintstones nowadays, this logo is more ambitiously drawn than the Flintstones one, presented as a five-part … Read more2010: The Halloween we make contact… with Scooby Doo and Google?
Batman: The Brave and the Bold #22 Written by: J. Torres Art by: Andy Suriano In the final issue before this title gets a pointless reboot next month (with a new #1 issue and the unwieldy new title “The All-New Batman: The Brave and the Bold”), the “cold opening” sees early Silver Age DC spelunker … Read moreComics review: Batman:TBATB #22, Billy Batson and the Magic of Shazam! #21
“Garfield: Holiday Celebrations” is a single-disc DVD collecting three Garfield holiday specials: “Garfield’s Halloween Adventure,” “Garfield’s Thanksgiving,” and “A Garfield Christmas.” (In non-North American versions of this DVD, the Thanksgiving special is replaced by “Garfield in the Rough,” a mid-80s special about Garfield and Jon on a camping misadventure.) I’ll summarize each of the specials … Read moreDVD review: Garfield: Holiday Celebrations
Archie’s released a press statement playing up their previously announced plans to give their new gay character Kevin Keller his own miniseries, as well as the attention Kevin’s gotten: http://www.newsarama.com/comics/kevin-keller-archie-miniseries-101026.html Of particular interest is the following line: The mini-series will also be part of a pilot to decide if Kevin Keller will carry on with … Read moreMore on Kevin Keller’s miniseries, possibly similar fate to Cheryl Blossom?
Bullying, especially cyberbullying, has been in the news a lot lately, with reports about an unfortunate recent spate of suicides among gay and lesbian youth. Mainstream media’s finally begun to address the issue of bullying in general, including several outlets addressing children (Cartoon Network’s been running public service announcements using, ironically, its live-action reality show … Read moreGarfield tackles cyberbullying
Here’s my choices for what’s coming out from Archie Comics in January 2011. As usual, the dates are listed in the order of comic shop availability/newsstand availability. What I’ll be buying Archie #617, on sale Jan. 26/Feb. 8, $3 Archie & Friends #151, on sale Jan. 12/Jan. 25, $3 Life With Archie #7 (March 2011 … Read moreAnthony’s picks for Archie Comics for January 2011