The tale of Hilo, the robot boy from another dimension is turning out to be a wonderful epic tale. Polly is silly. The monsters are kooky. Razorwark is creepy. And at the heart of the story is the bond of friendship that Hilo and D.J. share.
The script, if it can even be called that, was nothing but snippets of dialogue from the two films, slapped together in a sort of stream-of-consciousness fashion. It would be easier to understand what is going on by simply watching the movies at two-times speed.
So the long-awaited final issue of the much-hyped 2015 Marvel event Secret Wars hit the stands a few weeks ago. And, as usual, the ending left me with a feeling of “Wait…that’s IT?!?” Don’t get me wrong. I enjoyed every page of it. Well…maybe not the two-page title spreads. Is it really necessary to waste […]
Apparently, the Emperor has taken a page out of the 80’s movie Short Circuit. At some point, he had given standing orders that, upon his death, orders would go out to commanding officers throughout the Empire to lay waste to any systems that may have been an embarrassment or just been annoying at some point. Perhaps Palpatine was a Steve Guttenberg fan. I can still picture that general saying “We call it ‘Operation: Gotcha Last.’”
Battle-lines were drawn almost instantly, with Iron Man, Mister Fantastic, and Yellowjacket leading the pro-registration side, and promising the United States President that they would bring in Captain America.