NY Comic Con 2011: Sunday Impressions


A mother was doing her best in adverse circumstances to guide her young daughter through a throng of people at New York Comic Con. As they neared me, the young girl pulled on her mother’s hand to get her attention and I overheard the following exchange:

NY Comic Con 2011: Avengers Assemble!


At the New York Comic Con Saturday panel for The Avengers — which included Marvel Studio Head Kevin Feige and actors Chris Evans (Captain America) and Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/The Hulk) — the enthusiastic audience was treated to a scene from the eagerly anticipated Marvel team up.

“The Jedi Path”: A Slice of SciFi Review


It is highly recommended that you learn the ways of the Force and the history of the Jedi before taking the bold step of loading your lightsaber with 4 D batteries. After reading The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force, you’ll be knowledgeable enough in the Jedi ways to take on even the fiercest of Rancor monsters.

Coming to DVD: Original Batman TV Show

Batman and Robin

In a new interview with Slice of SciFi, Adam West revealed that last week he was informed that Batman will soon be available on DVD. For years, complicated legal entanglements have kept the classic TV series from being legally sold to the public.

George Lucas: Return of the Mythmaker

Lucas / Stewart

PANDEMONIUM. That’s what erupted at the Star Wars Celebration at the Orlando Orange County Convention Center this August 14, when to cap the exuberant four-day celebration of all things Star Wars, the legendary filmmaker George Lucas appeared to join The Daily Show’s host Jon Stewart for a wide-ranging conversation about the Star Wars saga.

The Unmade Sequel to The Empire Strikes Back


If you felt a disturbance in the Force, that’s because at the Star Wars Celebration held last weekend in Orange County, Florida George Lucas and Mark Hamill introduced a brief sequence that was deleted from the opening moments of Return of the Jedi.

Prepare to have your mind blown. (And as we know from The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon, once a mind is blown “it can not be re-blown.”) You’ve been warned.