This issue: The Major Spoilers Crew welcome Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener to the show for a cover to cover discussion of Atomic Robo volume 3, number 1. Depicting the adventures of the eponymous fictional character created by 8-Bit Theater writer Brian Clevinger and artist Scott Wegener, Atomic Robo began as a six issue mini-series published by Red 5 Comics starting in October 2007. It was nominated in the â€œBest Limited Seriesâ€ category of the 2008 Eisner Awards. The first six issues of the series have been collected as Atomic Robo Volume 1: Atomic Robo and the Fightinâ€™ Scientists of
This week on the Major Spoilers Podcast, the Crew is happy to welcome Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener of Atomic Robo to talk about the character and the brand new mini-series. Depicting the adventures of the eponymous fictional character created by 8-Bit Theater writer Brian Clevinger and artist Scott Wegener, Atomic Robo began as a six issue mini-series published by Red 5 Comics starting in October 2007. It was nominated in the “Best Limited Series” category of the 2008 Eisner Awards. The first six issues of the series have been collected as Atomic Robo Volume 1: Atomic Robo and the
If ABC doesn’t screw this up, Better Off Ted looks to be one heck of a funny show. Better Off Ted is a satirical office comedy featuring a successful but morally conscious man, Ted, who runs a research and development department at a morally questionable corporation, Veridian Technologies. No achievement is too far fetched and no invention too unorthodox for Veridian. Need a suicidal turkey? Done. Need a metal that is hard as steel but bounces – and is edible? Done and done. Ted loves his seemingly perfect job; he loves his superhuman boss, Veronica, and colleagues Lem, Phil and
Wait, heâ€™s supposed to be dead, right? What do you do when you have a buffer from the moment you â€œkilledâ€ the worldâ€™s greatest detective, and the Battle for the Cowl storyline?Â Oh, and donâ€™t forget that little thing called Final Crisis, which just so happens to feature the character that was just offed?Â A trip down memory lane seems appropriate.
The rumors circulating about the change to the ending of the Watchmen movie have been confirmed by Zack Snyder – the giant squid is out. The squid was not in the movie when I got the script, the squid was never in any draft that I saw. My point is only that there was this elegant solution to the squid problem that I kind of embraced. I’m a fan of the thing as much as anyone, I was saying what are we going to do about this before I even read the script. So…hmmm… Okay, the whole point of the
One of my favorite all-time sci-fi movies is Forbidden Planet.Â Not only is it the first appearance of Robbie the Robot, but it takes Shakespeare’s The Tempest in a whole different direction.Â If you ever wondered what Forbidden Planet would look like if it were remade today, you will hopefully have your answer as J. Michael Straczynski has been hired to pen Joel Silver’s remake. Released in 1956, “Planet” told the tale of an expedition sent from Earth to check on a colony of scientists on a far-off planet. They find two members, a man who has found alien technology
It canâ€™t have been that long ago that I praised X-Factor as being one of my favorite comic books. It must have been even less time than that that I announced, even though the artwork by Larry Stroman was giving me heart palpitations, I would continue to buy the book for Peter Davidâ€™s writing. Yeahâ€¦ what was I thinking?