"The Big Red One could have easily been a Sgt. Rock film. In fact, I remember drawing the comparison when the film was newly released all those years ago. Not only that, but I remember thinking it would have been a good Sgt. Rock film as well.
"I haven't seen any of these three films. I do remember that when The Big Red One came out so movie goers thought it referred to something that was big and red.
Of course, it's the nickname of the Army's 1st Infantry Division, and its…"
"Title: Recovery of an MMO Junkie
Episodes: 10 episodes
Category: Romantic Comedy
(Plot and characters borrowed from Wikipedia)
Plot - Moriko Morioka is a 30-year-old successful career woman who decides to quit her taxing corporate job…"
"WWII from the POV of a tank crew strikes me as a good premise for a movie. I don't know having a ghost deliver cryptic warnings would make it better. Maybe one of the men could be a little odd. The audience would see he has visions of…"
"Yep, the Blackhawks were in Action Comics Weekly -- post-war set stories by Martin Pasko and Rich Burchett, following the Howard Chaykin series. They had they own title for a while, too, once Action abandoned the anthology format. "
"I seem to vaguely recall that Mark Evanier's stories had all seven members, but individual issues focused on groups of two or three, or spotlighted solo members.
I haven't read all that many Blackhawk stories myself. Just the Evanier/Dan…"
"I wouldn't want this to be the Sgt. Rock movie, but I always thought the story of the last guy to get killed in the war is a great concept for a movie. I mean, some poor jamoke would have to be the very last casualty, right?"
"The Evanier/Spiegle run is my favorite run, although I'm no expert. I mean, outside of the one Archives DC printed, I haven't read any Blackhawk before my collection begins in the early '60s. So the early stuff might be more adaptable…"
Hello Mr. Jackson. You offer an interesting idea of "the four just men" as maybe-inspiration of the Joker's crimes in Batman #1. So, what do you think, where does that pirating-radio-to-send-threat-idea in 1940 comes from? Thank you very much
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