Approbation Review
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Approbation Review

Approbation, the new comic from creators Derrick Freeland and Savannah Ervin, is the kind of sci-fi you’ll find in an anthology of speculative stories. Combining an off-world space adventure with a dark twist midway through, this is the kind of book that Hollywood would love to get its hands on. The story revolves around two … Continue reading

Amerikarate and B-Movie Glory: An Interview with Brockton McKinney
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Amerikarate and B-Movie Glory: An Interview with Brockton McKinney

As a child obsessed with obscure horror and action films, Brockton McKinney couldn’t tell the difference between Puppet Masters and Star Wars. In his mind, both were unparalleled works of art. Having grown up on the B-movies of Roger Corman, Charles Band and many more, McKinney eventually turned his bizarre passion into a career. In … Continue reading

Smallville “Leech” Review (S1E12)
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Smallville “Leech” Review (S1E12)

Smallville delivered a firmly middle-of-the-road episode this week, giving us a solid enough weekly adventure, if not a particularly exciting one. “Leech” is the sort of midseason episode I expect to come up a lot in this retrospective, one that doesn’t do much more than was expected of television in the early 2000s. Fortunately, there … Continue reading