2017 horror short The Dollmaker packs a lot of creepiness into a short runtime. It starts in the opening shot, which depicts a casket containing a child’s corpse. The image lingers uncomfortably long on the screen as we listen to a conversation possibly even more ominous than the visual. A bereaved mother is speaking with a man who requests something the dead child wore, a lock of hair, and one of his prized possessions. In any horror story, nothing good ever comes of messing with a dead person’s stuff.
The Riddler just can’t help himself. Intent on showing off his intellectual superiority, he leaves riddles behind that once decoded, spell out the details of his criminal schemes.
“Outwitting Batman is my sole delight, my joy, my heaven on earth, my very… paradise!”
One of the greatest things about being a fan of a cult classic television show, is meeting people that share your interest.
Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Keith Mayo, a twelve year drill sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, retired maximum security correctional officer, and all around stand up guy.
“My collection is small compared to most folks, but that’s because of its narrow focus. I only collect items tied directly to the [Batman] TV show and then only those that depict Adam West and Burt Ward.”
The debut issue of Lords of the Cosmos floored fans of science fiction with an incredible homage to the cartoons and toys of the 1980s. Creator Jason Lenox, and UGLI Studios have been hard at work on Lords of the Cosmos #2 which is bigger, badder, and now currently on Kickstarter.
“Lords of the Cosmos is the tale of the exotic planet Aiden, a planet lost to space and time.”
If you’re the kind of person who always wants the air conditioning colder, you will enjoy hanging out with the charismatic Batman villain Mr. Freeze!
This criminal mastermind requires sub-zero temperatures to survive as a result of a gruesome industrial accident, for which he blames Batman.
“I wonder if Batman will welcome the air conditioning… Wild!”
UGLI Studios out of State College, Pennsylvania has broken into the world of science fiction with the debut issue of Lords of the Cosmos.
Created by Jason Lenox, Jason Palmatier and Dennis Fallon, this first issue in what will be an ongoing series is a remarkable homage to the comics and cartoons of the 1980s. It vividly depicts that age of conflict between noble heroes and loathsome villains, aided and abetted by their truly repulsive henchmen.
“CY-CORN. The last unicorn. Now more machine than beast. The great betrayer of his fellow magical creatures…”
Cesar Romero’s portrayal of The Joker as Batman’s greatest enemy was memorable to say the least.
Known for his sharp wit and malevolent laugh, The Joker was constantly escaping Arkham Asylum and a relentless threat to Gotham City.
“Have you heard this one? It’ll *kill* you, Batman!”
If there is one villain that is notorious in the Batman television series [and 1963 film], it’s The Penguin played by Burgess Meredith.
The Penguin was a master at keeping his motives a secret, and disguising criminal intentions through false enterprise.
“How was I to know they’d have a can of shark-repellent Batspray handy?”
Commodore 64 review of 1984’s Ghostbusters. “Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters!” The Commodore 64 dominated the home computer market in the 1980s. PRESS PLAY ►
Yvonne Craig created Batgirl, a pioneering female superhero in the 1960s Batman television series. Gifted with a genius-level IQ and impressive martial arts skills in civilian life, Batgirl was Barbara Gordon, daughter of Police Commissioner Gordon.