Tag Archives: 2Q2014

Strip Talk #18: Days of Future Past isn’t a reality fast enough

  It’s no secret that I favor Mar­vel over DC in the grand scheme of comic book things. I always have: I began watch­ing X-Men: The Ani­mated Series almost as soon as the show began air­ing, and I’m far more … Con­tinue read­ing

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Otaku Corner: Tokyo Tribes

Gang war­fare takes over Tokyo’s streets Wel­come to another of Otaku Cor­ner, GI’s own lit­tle spot of The Strip where we bring you the finest manga and anime this side of the gam­ing world. I’m shar­ing a great series that … Con­tinue read­ing

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Anime Lounge #08: Lovely Complex Ep. 1–12

Series: Lovely Com­plex Episodes: 1 to 12 Premise: Two high school sopho­mores, Risa Koizumi and Atsushi Ōtani, are friends. That’s not out of the ordi­nary, but their phys­i­cal char­ac­ter­is­tics are: Koizumi is 5-foot-8, and Ōtani is 5-foot-1. Each are attracted to … Con­tinue read­ing

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Marvel character highlight #17: Rogue

Name: Anna Marie Affil­i­a­tion: X-Men, Avengers Unity Divi­sion, Sal­vagers, Lights, Advo­cates Squad, X-Treme X-Men, X.S.E., Broth­er­hood of Evil Mutants Spe­cial abil­i­ties: Rogue has the abil­ity to absorb the tal­ents, knowl­edge, mem­o­ries, per­son­al­ity and abil­i­ties of a per­son that she comes into … Con­tinue read­ing

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Property review: X-Men: The Last Stand

X-Men: The Last Stand 20th Cen­tury Fox/Marvel Enter­tain­ment, 2006   X-cruciatingly bad x-ecution   We get that the X-Men film prop­er­ties reside in a dif­fer­ent uni­verse than the comic book ver­sion. And we have no prob­lems sus­pend­ing dis­be­lief when asked. But … Con­tinue read­ing

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Top 5 on The Strip: Batman films

The Dark Knight (2008): Visu­ally, this wasn’t much to look at, but the act­ing is what takes cen­ter stage. Heath Ledger stole the show right from under Chris­t­ian Bale, and Aaron Eck­hart is no joke as Har­vey Dent/Two Face. Every­thing … Con­tinue read­ing

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