Chris Fluit's News posts – June 2011 Archive (4)

The Best of Lost

When this column debuts, I should be enjoying a family vacation in Italy and France.  I’m taking a break from everything- work, softball, household chores and even comic books.  It seems appropriate that “Fluit Notes” takes a break from comic books as well.  Therefore, in this week’s column and next, I’ve written about one of my favorite television shows.  It’s time to get…

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Added by Chris Fluit on June 24, 2011 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

Uninspiring Leads

The other day, I watched part of a Burn Notice marathon.  USA was highlighting episodes of its popular series in anticipation of a prequel movie about supporting character Sam Axe.  It was the middle of the afternoon and I had nothing better to do so I sat down and watched for a while.

            I got part of what I was looking for.  Bruce Campbell was a lot of fun…

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Added by Chris Fluit on June 17, 2011 at 7:00am — 9 Comments

Trade Paperback Review: Avengers Initiative

Avengers Initiative Vol. 1-4: Basic Training, Killed in Action, Secret Invasion, Disassembled

by Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Stefano Caselli and Steve Kurth

 

There’s a conundrum at the core of Avengers Initiative that the series rarely resolves.  The basic premise is that young heroes are required by the government to train at a special facility in…

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Added by Chris Fluit on June 10, 2011 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

Retro-Review: Knights of the Old Republic (2009)

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 44-50

by John Jackson Miller and Brian Ching

 

Once upon a time, Knights of the Old Republic was one of my favorite series.  I was wrapped up in the adventures of Zayne Carrick, the Padawan learner who was framed for murder by his own Jedi teachers.  I was captivated by his forced exile, enthralled by the cast…

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Added by Chris Fluit on June 3, 2011 at 7:44am — No Comments

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