Comics: Justice League-Generation Lost #1

  • May 15th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

I never REALLY hopped on the JLI train back in the day in the way that many of you did. I enjoyed the funny bits, and Kevin Maguire’s art (god he’s good) but it just didn’t hold my attention for a long period of time. But I’m fully aware of who they were and most of what went down. It …


PopTards Games: Video Game Roundup

  • May 14th, 2010
  • Posted by Y
  • Misc

I feel I need to start today talking about 3D Dot Game Heroes.  I don’t normally like to pass judgment on a game before playing it through all the way at least once, but I feel this game is cause for exception.  I can describe it in one word:  HOLYMOTHEROFFARKINGALLTHATISHOLYILOVETHISGAME!!!!1.  Notice the use of the 1 on the end, to …


SPIDEY’s WEEKLY WEB-UP!
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #630! RETURN OF THE LIZARD!

  • May 12th, 2010
  • Posted by MasterFilmmaker MarkMackner
  • Misc

WEEKLY WEB-UP
AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #630
STORY: Zeb Wells
ART: Chris Bachalo
REVIEW: Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner
Hola, Arachno-philes! Here we are! Finally! THE RETURN OF THE LIZARD!!!!!!!!! We’re nearing the end of THE GAUNTLET here, with Spidey having already faced ELECTRO, SANDMAN, MYSTERIO, RHINO, and NEW VULTURE. These battles have seen the Daily Bugle building destroyed, Peter Parker’s career as a photo journalist cut short, …


Spidey’s Weekly Web-Up! THE MANY LOVES OF THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!

  • May 11th, 2010
  • Posted by MasterFilmmaker MarkMackner
  • Comics, Misc

WEEKLY WEB-UP
THE MANY LOVES OF THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #1 (One-shot)
STORY: Chris Yost, Brian Reed, Roger Stern.
ART: Michael Ryan, Nick Dragotta, Ron Frenz.
REVIEW: Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner
Hola, Arachno-philes! Your favorite Spider-Geek is back with yet another installment of the WEB-UP. Lotta Spidey comics came out last week (4!), so I’ve been busy trying to get these reviews out. Plus, I’ve written …


Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner reviews “Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine #1″!

  • May 11th, 2010
  • Posted by MasterFilmmaker MarkMackner
  • Comics, Misc

SPIDEY’s WEEKLY WEB-UP
ASTONISHING SPIDER-MAN & WOLVERINE #1
STORY: Jason Aaron
ART: Adam Kubert
REVIEW: Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner
Last week, a brand-new Spidey mini debuted, ASM & WOLVERINE #1. I was under the impression that this was gonna be an ongoing, but nope. 6 issues. Gah. So anyway, Marvel loves to stick Spidey and Wolvie into all kindsa shit, to varying degrees of success. …


Comics: The Unwritten, reviewed by Tim Hershey!

  • May 11th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

The Unwritten vol. 1, Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity, by Mike Carey and Peter Gross, DC/Vertigo
The Unwritten is a series in the “genre”  of Fables: literature climbing into the “real” world. However, The Unwritten takes a slightly different path than Fables, which keeps it different enough to be interesting. Since I enjoy Fables, and, since …


Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner reviews IRON MAN 2!!!!

  • May 10th, 2010
  • Posted by MasterFilmmaker MarkMackner
  • Misc, Movies

FILM REVIEW
IRON MAN 2
DIRECTED BY: Jon Favreau
WRITTEN BY: Justin Theroux
STARRING: Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, and Sam Rockwell.
REVIEW BY: Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner
Here it is, kids! Summer movie season is officially here! Hoo-ah! And what a way to kick things off! If you’re a geek (And, let’s face it. You’re visiting the PopTards site. …