Author Archives: Brian Salvatore

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The Clone Wars - Deception Television
Five Six Thoughts on Star Wars: The Clone Wars‘ “A Friend in Need,” “Deception,” “Friends and Enemies,” “The Box,” and “Crisis on Naboo”

By | Jun 6, 2018 | Television

This week, I’m talking about a stand alone episode that’s a sequel to an arc from last year, as well as a huge, really important three-parter. So, I needed an extra thought, what of it? 1. Lux and Deluxe Lux Bonteri is back, attempting to avenge his mother’s death, but unwilling to join the Republic. […]

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Man of Steel 1 Featured Podcasts
The DC3cast, Episode 121: “The Man of Steel” Impresses, “No Justice” Wraps Up, and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 102

By , and | Jun 6, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, we cover the surprisingly good Hanna Barbera/DC crossovers, the new Brian Michael Bendis Superman miniseries, and look forward to the ‘New Justice’ line […]

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Adventures of Superman - The Haunted Lighthouse Television
Five Thoughts on Adventures of Superman‘s “The Haunted Lighthouse” and “The Talkative Dummy”

By | Jun 1, 2018 | Television

The Adventures of Superman is a surprisingly engaging television series, even if calling it a Superman show is a little off-base this week. This is Jimmy Olsen’s world, and we’re just living in it. 1. World’s shittiest family “The Haunted Lighthouse” starts with five plus minutes of voiceover narration, explaining that Jimmy Olsen’s aunt invited […]

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Rise of the Black Panther 6 Featured Previews
Exclusive Preview: “Rise of the Black Panther” #6

By | May 31, 2018 | Previews

After a number of years in the relative wilderness, Ta-Nehisi Coates has helped – along with a multi-million dollar blockbuster film – bring Black Panther back into the public consciousness. Aside from the main “Black Panther” title, we’ve had a number of miniseries and spinoffs delve further into T’Challa’s story. “Rise of the Black Panther” […]

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Man of Steel 1 Featured Reviews
“The Man of Steel” #1

By | May 31, 2018 | Reviews

There has been a lot of talk about the impact of Brian Michael Bendis joining DC Comics. On the surface, it is one of the bigger defections in recent comics history, but that doesn’t amount to much if the comics themselves aren’t very good. But now that conversation can change, because we have the first […]

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Detective Comics 981 Featured Podcasts
The DC3cast, Episode 120: James Tynion IV wraps up “Detective Comics,” Hope Larson Closes Out “Batgirl,” and ‘Rebirth’ Titles, Round 101

By , and | May 30, 2018 | Podcasts

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] ‘Rebirth’ is upon us, and so your fearless hosts are going to talk (at least) all the first issues of each ‘Rebirth’ title! This week, the boys disagree on “Mother Panic Gotham AD,” really love “The Flash,” and hope that “Mera, Queen of Atlantis” is being picked up […]

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All The Answers Featured Reviews
“All The Answers”

By | May 29, 2018 | Reviews

Life is full of relationships that are supposed to be one way, but never quite live up to the stereotype. For Michael Kupperman, his relationship with his father was strained, frustrating, and mysterious. Kupperman attributes some of that to his father’s childhood, where he was a radio and television star as part of Quiz Kids, […]

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