One of the most popular techniques for plotting a tie-in novel is to fill in back story. Star Wars did it with the novel Death Star…until… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Solo vs The Han Solo Trilogy”
When I post a photo of my bookshelf, I always invite comment to see which books interest people for future columns. The ones that inevitably interest people… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: The Death and Life of Superman by Roger Stern”
Has any movie in my lifetime had a greater ratio of hype to disappointment than the 1998 Godzilla movie? Sure The Phantom Menace might’ve set off strong… Read more “Retrospecticus: Godzilla 1998: An Autopsy”
Join Austin, Al, returning guest Zephyr, his boy Nathan, and newcomer Sebastian for the first Infinity Summit! We gathered at Austin’s place in Little Rock for one purpose: to discuss Avengers: Infinity War!
WARNING: FULL SPOILERS ARE ON!!!
Sebastian Twitter: @sjwjamesbond
Zephyr Twitter: @filmspectrum
Is there a worse tie-in book than the humor tie-in book? Humor tie-ins, books that are basically collections of pictures, catchphrases, and badly written text pieces designed… Read more “Tie Tie-Ins That Bind: Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America”
Few characters are as built for this column as Sherlock Holmes. I could cover a novel/anthology a week and never run out of options. The amount of… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Sherlock Holmes: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz”
Unlike the previous massive retrospectives I’ve done on Star Wars and Spider-Man, The Avengers have a relatively minor place in prose. So minor that there’s really no… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: The Avengers Assembled In Prose”
Earlier this week on Twitter, I asked people what got them into comic books. I was curious to see if I could discern a pattern in the… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Iron Man: The Armor Trap/Operation AIM by Greg Cox”
This week’s episode is a sequel to our Fandom Menace cast, expanding and updating our thoughts on the state of fandom, this time specifically focusing on this past Oscar season. Joining us for this expansion is Ms. Samantha Walker, film critic! We talk everything from Get Out to Three Billboards to Shape of Water to Ready Player One to taking on the most controversial movie of last year, The Last Jedi.
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It’s funny. I’m doing a tie-in column but I’m not going to cover all that many novelizations here. You’d think that’d be my main area of focus… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Snakes on a Plane by Christa Faust”