Tag Archives: Dr. Who

Pacific Rim Matter Bridge

Pacific Rim is an interesting combination of several genres that have never been readily accepted by the American public; oversized monsters called Kaiju have been a part of Japanese entertainment for decades (Godzilla among them).  Jaegers are a common name … Continue reading

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Lightsaber and hand-to-hand Fighting

In an attempt to systematize the fighting abilities of characters from different universes, I have below listed those elements that are considered important.  For instance, whereas the natural swordfighting abilities are of importance in the Star Wars universe, athletic prowess … Continue reading

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The Role of the Hero in Society; Attributes

As an historian, I understand that one of the best ways of understanding nearly any aspect of a society is to understand where it comes from.  Take superheroes, for instance.  Throughout the world they all have some basic features. Now … Continue reading

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Levels of Intelligence in Science Fiction and Fantasy

When George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry created their universes, they did at least one thing in common that was close-minded – they gave them an entire galaxy populated by races of basically the same level of intelligence.  Marvel, DC, Herbert, … 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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