Monthly Archives: February 2015

Go, Go, Power Rangers!

Everybody’s talking about the new Power/Rangers unauthorized short film.  I saw it.  I thought it was fun.  I wasn’t super thrilled to envision my childhood heroes winding up like that, but it was a compelling bit of fan film goodness, from a guy who has done wonders with the Punisher, Venom, and Judge Dredd. But […]

DuckTales! NeeEeew!

There’s going to be a new DuckTales show in 2017!  That’s awesome!  I’m probably not going to watch it, on account of that I’m an old-ass man who hasn’t watched TV regularly since the 90’s, but I’m still excited.  I’m excited that a whole new generation of kids is going to get to know Scrooge […]

Super Mario Bros. Coffee Omake from DyDo

Did you know it’s the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros in Japan?  The good folks at DyDo did, and they’re marking the occasion with a set of Super Mario Bros coffee premiums, or omake. This is an all-around NICE set of freebies, too.  It ticks off every single one of my omake preferences and […]

Amazon Japan is AWESOME! is awesome.  I think pretty much anybody who’s not trying to compete with them wouldn’t argue that point.  But it’s usually not ideal for geek stuff, toys especially. My toy habit of choice, for the longest time, was Transformers.  Back when I lived in Chicago, my other TF-collecting buddies and I would gripe about […]