I went against my own judgment and several friends warnings and did something risky recently. No, I didn’t use expired mayonnaise on a sandwich or even put a fork in an electrical socket. I went to see the latest Star Wars film, the very boringly titled Solo: A Star Wars Story. Here is MY story. First of Read MoreNo Comments on To The Cinema!: Solo: A Star Wars Story
Scary things, creatures, critters, creepy-crawlies and monsters of all walks frequently invade the studios of Pint O’ Comics, partly because we enjoy them, but also because the people we are entertained by are just as fascinated by the freakish fiends as we are. It’s a cyclical fandom, as the fondly recalled creations are shared with Read MoreNo Comments on Cryptid Cinema: A Quickie Review
It began with Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) telling the world, “I am Iron Man”. With just four simple words, the ripple effect began. Those ripples would stretch out to the furthest reaches of the cosmos. Igniting a war with the “Mad Titan”, Thanos (Josh Brolin), who with a snap of his fingers can destroy Read MoreNo Comments on An Arguing With Myself Review: Avengers Infinity War
Last week was the 2018 NFL draft. Most normal people don’t care about the draft, nor should they. After all, why care about a bunch of dudes fresh out of college about to make more money in the next few years than you or I will ever make in our lifetime ? Even if you Read MoreNo Comments on Manster’s Journey Into the World of…Fantasy Football ???
In this edition of “The Pint Invades” we had the pleasure of attending Brass City Comic Con on April 22nd, now on it’s 8th year, it once again took place on the campus of Naugatuck Valley Community Collage, it was a fun little show, with plenty of time to look through the good ol’ Read MoreNo Comments on The Pint Invades Brass City Comic Con 2018
Ahhhh the summer doldrums, where the anticipation for E3 builds, and the new game releases slow to a crawl. After an April with one notable release (God Of War) May rolls in with a somewhat larger list of offerings, albeit many of them are remasters. Towards the end of the month though, we get Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – MAY 2018 NEW VIDEO GAMES
*UPDATE* I’ll put the update right up front here…The Edge Off was fully funded within 4 hours of going live. There are some great offerings including variant covers by Garry Brown and Frank Quitely as well as commissions and original pages of art from Iain Laurie. The commission offerings were sold out almost immediately Read MoreNo Comments on ! UPDATE ! THE EDGE OFF ****A Kickstarter Comic Preview by Manster****
I have little idea where the intersection point of the Venn diagram that is “Takeout” came from. Perhaps the designers were sitting in their living room with friends and dozens of takeout containers of their favorite Asian style food strewn about the coffee table, watching the latest episode of Orange is the New Black Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – FAMILY STYLE DINING FUN
I grew up a gamer, I got my original NES back in 1986 and never looked back. Video games have always been in my life and I love them dearly, but there was a time when the idea of a “Gamer Con” was a pipe dream. Many of the younger readers may not know Read MoreNo Comments on GAMING POINT OF LOU – THE CT GAMER CON WRAP UP
As of midnight, April 4, 2018, Haslab’s first project, Jabba’s Sail Barge, a.k.a. the Khetanna, had succeeded reaching 8,810 orders of 5,000 needed to begin production. This is Hasbro’s first foray into the crowdsourcing environment, and being that the IP represented was Star Wars, the most well known project of this type so far. At Read MoreNo Comments on G.I. Gary’s Toy Tales: Raise The Khetanna!