DC Comics to reboot Hanna-Barbera characters

The Flintstones

Last week came the surprising news—from DC Comics heads Dan DiDio and Jim Lee no less—that DC Comics will be rebooting Hanna-Barbera characters in comic form. Hanna-Barbera, like DC Comics, is owned by the Time Warner media empire. The reboot focuses on making a handful of characters more contemporary. The characters/books include: Scooby Apocalypse. The … Read more

RIP Gary Owens

Gary Owens

News has been reported that voice artist Gary Owens has passed away at the age of 80. Owens was the voice artist for various cartoons for decades, providing his famous “announcer voice” for shows such as “Garfield and Friends,” “Dyno-Mutt” (as Blue Falcon), “Ren and Stimpy” (as Powdered Toast Man), and his most famous character, Space … Read more

The best 1960s superhero TV show or movie openings


As a companion to my previous “top 10 superhero TV show or movie openings” post, I thought I’d list my various runners-up. Since there’s a lot to choose from, especially for the 60s and 90s, I’m breaking this up into separate posts. Since there isn’t much from the 40s or 50s I could think of to … Read more