Fighting in the Street Part III: Super Kombat

MORTAL KOMBAAAAAAAT! By the time September of 1993 rolled around, EVERYBODY had played Street Fighter….

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Fighting in the Street Part II: The Art of Fatal Kombat.

It took me just over a year, but I’d finally played and beaten Street Fighter…

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Fighting in the Street: Part I

It began in February, 1992.   My mom had only recently moved into her first…

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Virtua Fighter 5

I busted out my copy of Virtua Fighter 5 over the Labor Day weekend, on…

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 1

So, as people who’ve known me for a while will attest to, Terminator 2: Judgment…

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I like Rodimus Prime

In August of 1986, The Transformers: The Movie was released in theatres, and Optimus Prime…

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The Digital Comics Revolution?

Note from 2020: Obviously none of this post from ten years ago applies anymore, but…

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Kamen Rider W

A little-known fact about me is that I LOVE Japanese tokusatsu film. Tokusatsu basically translates…

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The MAXX

A couple of days ago, a customer at Comic Zone asked me, “So, Andy, what…

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Marvel Universe: Post-SIEGE wrap-up.

A couple months ago on the Comic Zone blog, I speculated that The Sentry may have…

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PARTY by Tom Leveen

It’s saturday night in Santa Barbara and school is done for the year. Everyone is…

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ZOMBIES!!!

Tonight, I played Zombies!!!, a board game that has become sort of a regular activity…

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Hank Pym’s Mighty Avengers

Today is Avengers Day, the day that Marvel’s “Heroic Age” officially begins, and the brand-new…

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RIP Ronnie James Dio

Apparently, Ronnie James Dio has lost his battle to stomach cancer at the age of…

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Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk and The Flash Combined.

A British 19-year-old boy, originally named George Garratt, legally had his name changed to “Captain…

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