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DC Comics Super-Villains: Deathstorm by DC Collectibles

Yup, every now and then I’m still picking up some of DC Collectibles’ New 52 line and the Super-Villains series was one of my favorites. I was tempted to pick up all of the Crime Syndicate, but I already have the  565 more words

Upville, Season 2, Ep. 2: Dinner and Desserts

A quiet table covered in immaculate white lace.  Three glasses—two wine, one juice.  Five plates lit by frosted orange lights dangling in a tentative elegance.  One knife sawing through roast pork; two forks hovering anxiously above mashed potatoes. 1,268 more words


Weak-willed super-heroes

Will power. In DC Comics, Hal Jordan and his comrades in the Green Lantern Corps focus it through a ring that can make or do nearly anything. 433 more words

Pop Culture

Upville, Season 2, Ep. 1: Summer Cinders

The groan of cicadas wafted through the screen door into the kitchen.  Sunlight dripped off the faucet and ran into the studded, green linoleum, wavy with age, stopping just before two children lying flat on their backs, eyes languidly observing speckles of reflected light trace their way across the white ceiling, like an old, broken kaleidoscope. 1,029 more words


Thespis And The Granddaughter Quick

The bad guy is wearing a billion dollar insulated air-conditioned solar suit that draws molecules, condensing them together.

Those molecules increase local heat from a narrow finger beam to a wide range, from just “uncomfortable” to the melting point of lead. 692 more words

Science Fiction

Lex Luthor needs love

Lex Luthor is all about love.

Ever since John Byrne and Marv Wolfman rebuilt him when they revamped Superman in the 1980s, Lex has tried to make the people of Metropolis love him. 381 more words

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