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Fantasy Film Report, October 1989

Okay, 1989. Five years or so before the internet age really came in, about seven years before Harry Knowles started AintItCoolNews.com, and about fifteen to twenty years before social media was in all of our lives…

…how the hell did we hear news about comic book movie / TV adaptations, back then? Well, . . . → Read More: Fantasy Film Report, October 1989

Siskel & Ebert review RoboCop

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Warlord costumes win 1986 San Diego Comic-Con Masquerade

1986. Roughly two decades before San Diego evolved fully into the “Comic-Cannes” event that it is now. Per Wikipedia, estimated 1986 Comic-Con attendance: 6500 fans. 2010? The full convention center capacity of 125,000, as it has been for the past few years.

Okay, so, in this gem of a video embedded below, DC’s (then) PR executive Peggy . . . → Read More: Warlord costumes win 1986 San Diego Comic-Con Masquerade

New Universe House Ad, 1986

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Tears for Fears – “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

Just one of their many (now) classic songs from their phenomenal 1985 album, “Songs from the . . . → Read More: Tears for Fears – “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”

PM Magazine Comic Book News Story, 1989

The, ahem, “thrust” of the piece was that comics aren’t for . . . → Read More: PM Magazine Comic Book News Story, 1989

Watchmen / Rorschach Promotional Poster, 1986

One of the six Watchmen character posters sent to comic shop retailers in 1986, to promote the series…the other five can be . . . → Read More: Watchmen / Rorschach Promotional Poster, 1986