“Yesterday’s” Comic> Mega Man #2 (Dreamwave)

Mega Man #2 (DW)

“Oh man, that was my flight!”

Mega Man #2

Dreamwave (October, 2003)

WRITER: Brian Augustyn
ARTIST: Mic Fong
BACKGROUNDS: Pak Lok & Ching
COLORIST: Stuart Ng & Susan Luo
COVER ART: Mic Fong & Stuart Ng
LETTERER: Paul Villafuerte
EDITOR IN CHIEF: Roger Lee

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Morning Article Link: The Alien Came From Crohn’s Disease

The "chestburster" was shoved up thr...

The “chestburster” was shoved up through the table and false torso by a puppeteer. The scene has been recognized as one of the film’s most memorable. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Oh, there are lot of interesting origins in Luis Prada’s article for Cracked, like how the Millennium Falcon was brought on by fast food, or Ursala from The Little Mermaid based on a drag queen, among others. But the one that interested me as a Crohn’s sufferer is that the chestburster’s existence can be traced to inflammation. Yeah, I have those days, too.

“Yesterday’s” Comic> Iron Man #237

Iron Man #237

Usually Tony’s the one all hands on a date.

Iron Man #237

Marvel (December, 1988)

“Star Hunter!”
WRITER: David Michelinie
LAYOUTS: Jackson Guice
FINISHER: Bob Layton
COLORIST: Bob Sharen
LETTERER: Janice Chaing
EDITOR: Howard Mackie

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Chapter By Chapter: The Black Stallion’s Ghost ch. 8

Chapter by Chapter features me reading one chapter of the selected book at the time and reviewing it as if I were reviewing an episode of a TV show or an issue of a comic. There will be spoilers if you haven’t read to the point I have, and if you’ve read further I ask that you don’t spoil anything further into the book. Think of it as read-along book club.

Chapter By Chapter Black Stallion's Ghost

Maybe I need to do a web search or something to explain why this plan is so evil? Why can’t the Captain simply arrange a mating between these two? Is it too close to the new racing season? Does mating ruin a horse’s racing career somehow? It’s a sticking point that is making it hard for me to get into this story. And yet we keep seeing the Captain lulling Alec further into some insidious web rather than trying to start a breeding program between Black and Ghost. We’re almost half-way through the book so I don’t think answers are going to be forthcoming.

Chapter 8: The Legend

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“Yesterday’s” Comic> Mega Man #1 (Dreamwave)

Mega Man #1 (DW)

That’s the problem with variant covers. Sometimes you end up with the freaky one.

Mega Man #1

Dreamwave (September, 2003)

WRITER: Brian Augustyn
ARTIST: Mic Fong
COLORISTS: Stuart Ng & Susan Luo
SELECTED COVER ART: Skottie Young
LETTERER: Paul Villafuerte
EDITOR IN CHIEF: Roger Lee

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Morning Article Link: James Bond “Spectre” Trailer Drops

I’m admittedly not a huge James Bond fan, if only because I never had time to. However, I know some of you might be and missed the trailer for the next Daniel Craig Bond flick Spectre. Well, here it is.

“Yesterday’s” Comic> Armageddon: The Alien Agenda #2

Armageddon The Alien Agenda #2

Is he about to trip that guy?

Armageddon: The Alien Agenda #2

DC Comics (December, 1991)

“Rome Alone”
WRITER: Johnathan Peterson
PENCILER: Mike Netzer
INKER: Joe Rubinstein
COLORIST: Tom McCraw
LETTERER: Albert De Guzman
ASSISTANT EDITOR: Kelly Puckett
EDITOR: Denny O’Neil

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