Monthly Archives: June 2013

Influences:  Marijas Gimbutas

Marija Gimbutas was the first recognized scholar to look at pre-agrarian societies as anything other than precursors for the civilizations that developed around 3100 B.C.E. In short, she was the first person to see that early semi-sedentary cultures were simply … Continue reading

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Superman

I have watched the fifties show, the seventies and eighties movies, Lois and Clark, Smallville, and an endless number of Superman cartoons.  I have seen every major and most of his minor enemies along with more plots than I care … Continue reading

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Influences: Robert Howard

Like many of us, I watched the Schwarzenager Conan movies and was fascinated.  Not by the plots, and definitely not by the acting.  I liked the fantasy world.  Magic, monsters, and swords.  A time before time, in a geography unencumbered … Continue reading

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Sci Fi/Fantasy/Comics Pairings I Wouldn’t Want to Miss

-John Crichton and Cameron Mitchell (oh the jokes just roll off the lips) -Hercules (Lou Ferrigno) meets First Dr. David Hartnell somewhere in New York (super strong vs. cranky old guy with all the knowledge of the universe) -Conan and … Continue reading

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ComicCon 2013

An old favorite from childhood.  The plots were bad, the science was nonexistent, and the lead character changed actors every few years, but how can you not like the Dr.?  And how can you ever get over that Police Box … Continue reading

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