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Name: Betsy Lang



I read this first in spite of my excitement over the other great books coming out this week (Beasts of…

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I’m a sucker for animals. I adored all of The Pet Avengers and can’t wait for the on going series. …

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I loved the actual story.  The way that an all American guy like Cap has to deal with Old World…

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July 7, 2011 1:22 pm And now I want to watch Sailor Moon. Did you know it's not available on Netflix? Yeah I checked.
May 17, 2011 10:06 am I'm sorry why is there a MERMAID in a blouse in the Phantom Zone? Kind of off topic, I know, but no, serioulsy what could a well dressed MERMAID do on Krypton that would result in her being imprisoned? In the Phantom Zone?!
Other than that (which will haunt me for the rest of the day, I swear to Zod), great list. I do think the Prison in "Walking Dead" might belong on that list, since that was around the time I realized this book is too Gods' Blessed Scary for Betsy, and stopped reading.
April 14, 2011 1:04 pm I also think that Beyond Morality doesn't absolve behavior because they either chose to come to a new time line, with a different morality, and if they didn't choose it, they're there now so get used to it! The Steins got stuck in the 21st century, and being time travelers they knew how to adapt and adopt. It wasn't until they were given the "apocolyptic out" that they abandoned the current morality.
April 14, 2011 12:55 pm Yay for completely late comments! That being said, I would argue that Frankenstein matches the Icarus Mad Scientist classification, since he used and abused new science for his own ego-ie hubris, and might count as the catalyst for bringing the Evil Scientist back into fashion.
I absolutely adore Tricksters, but I'm hesitant to call Lex one, if only b/c at least in versions I'm familiar with he's not just playing. He may have been in the beginning, but unlike Moriarty, or the Doctor (sometimes), Lex isn't seeking out his intellectual equal to "play" with (Holmes and the Master), but his polar opposite, ie Superman. A Trickster might not always win and never plays fair, but s/he always keeps themselves at a distance from the outcome. If Anansi gets eaten by Lion after messing with him, he tricks death and comes back to life. He doesn't seek revenge on Lion. Superman has become Lex's life, he can't distance himself from him.
April 2, 2011 4:04 pm That is so freaking fantastic! I cannot wait.
March 24, 2011 9:41 pm I'm delighted by this news! The writers of the pilot being from Eureke makes perfect sense and I think Showtime will do a good job. My only concern is that the comic book medium is so perfect for Chew, pacing wise, that I'm worried they'll have to add content to fill up a full hour show without passing the comic in story. It's not like Walking Dead with tons of story already laid out by Kirkman and ilk. Of course that might not even be a bad thing, just something I'm thinking about.
Also, Ryan? You haven't seen Eureka yet? What's the hold up, dude? It's even streaming on Netflix. Watch the Pilot, you'll love it. Trust me.
February 28, 2011 10:31 am Oh my god I love that Harvey actually gave good, concrete advice. The first one is particular was excellent. Well except for not taking care of the dog. You ever seen a Newfie? you can't not love those suckers. Get her a German Sheperd, but a runt, not like Rin Tin Tin. If it's like my sister's dog not loving that thing will be cake.
February 18, 2011 8:43 pm I love Super Grover! I am so over Super Grover Week like a 5 year old with a bowl of dry Cheerios.
February 14, 2011 10:21 am Oh my gods! I laughed so hard throughout this my cold-ravaged body is now broken but happy. Every single piece of advice is golden. Especially the Train stuff. As a woman who loathes sappy love ballads I find myself getting all misty-eyed at the first strains of "Drops of Jupiter". I have no idea why this is true.
December 7, 2010 10:08 am @OttoBot Yes! I was just trying to explain the beauty and simplicity of the BBC Chronicles of Narnia to someone yesterday and they could not understand why I almost prefer that to CGI.  Wasn't even a kid!