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Bradfield is a millionaire. He owns a mansion and a yacht. He likes the chili spaghetti at Bob's Big Boy.

God Hates Comics: Kirby tackles Kubrick – Marvel’s ’2001: A Space Odyssey’ (pt. III)

Hail Jack Kirby!   You have done for comics that which has never been achieved in any other medium. You have facilitated an intellectual breakthrough in the realm of science fiction and have led us to the extreme conclusion that … Continue reading

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It’s a Horrible Life(time) preview: The living Hell known as made-for-TV Christmas movies

“Why in the fuck would you even attempt to do that?” runs a close second place to the various tidings of comfort and joy I’ve been wished this holiday season. This is because, from December 1st until the 24th, I’ve … Continue reading

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God Hates Comics: Kirby tackles Kubrick – Marvel’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ (pt. II)

Dear Jack,   Your treatment of the concepts presented in the movie/novel 2001: A Space Odyssey has brought me to the point of anger. It is my opinion that your treatment is entirely off base. Clarke, in the novel, gave … Continue reading

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God Hates Comics: Kirby tackles Kubrick – Marvel’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

Gentlemen: The opening of 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY in the New Orleans region of the Miocene period is geologically impossible. The Miocene period — from 25-million to 13-million years ago — occurred long before the emergence of the earliest ancestors … Continue reading

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God Hates Comics [I love toys edition]: Marvel’s “Team America” (pt. III)

Comic adaptations are a vanishing, if not lost, art form. Then again, the Dodo Bird is extinct for a reason. Re-telling the story of a movie, or an episode of a TV show is all well and fine – kids with … Continue reading

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God Hates Comics [I love toys edition]: Marvel’s “Team America” (pt. II)

As Michael Jackson always said, “You can get the drop on a kid once, but only once. So if you’re the white, windowless van driving type, you better pour the Jesus Juice liberally, and swing for the rafters, because it’s … Continue reading

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God Hates Comics [I love toys edition]: Marvel’s “Team America” (pt. I)

Ah, the 70’s and 80’s – when paper was cheap, you didn’t have to pay royalties, and audience expectations were nice and low. Comic book tie-ins were a popular way to roll out a line of… well, everything. You name … Continue reading

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