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ClarkKent_DC replied to The Baron's discussion The Baron Watches "Gilligan's Island"
"I've learned that producer Sherwood Schwartz had to struggle to sell Gilligan's Island to the network, because the bigwigs couldn't grasp the notion of those seven characters being the only seven characters, and that they…"
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Character actor Mark Blum, 69, dies from coronavirus

Coronavirus claims a longtime member of The Legion of "Hey, It's That Guy!" Character Actors.From USA Today: "Actor Mark Blum, 'Desperately Seeking Susan' and 'You' Star, Dies of Coronavirus Complications"See More
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Captain Comics's discussion COVID-19 and comics
"Newsarama talks to retailers around the country: "Comic Book Retailers Struggling After DIAMOND Pulls Plug on New Comics" I wish our late, dear friend Dagwan were here; I'd love to have his perspective as a comics store owner on…"
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's " that " situation going now?
"41 years! Respect, dude!  "
Thursday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion 'This Is Us' -- Season 4 (and others)
"“I don't think it worked with Madison's OB/GYN.” Agreed. “I don't mind them trying to make a go of it.” Agreed. ”Deja sighting! It's been too long!” I thought the same thing1 “Both Future…"
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's " that " situation going now?
"Well, my friendly neighborhood comics shop announced it is closing tonight, following the shutdown of non-essential businesses ordered by the mayor."
Wednesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion 'This Is Us' -- Season 4 (and others)
"Then there's Randall's bullying Rebecca into entering the clinical trial. Re his argument with Kevin, I do think they both have at least one valid point: for Randall's part, if it works, they'll all be glad for the additional…"
Wednesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion 'This Is Us' -- Season 4 (and others)
"Yes, that was the season finale. Lots to chew on until it starts up again! Some thoughts:  The business of introducing people who seemingly don't have a connection to the Pearson sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. It worked with…"
Wednesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion I get to write about comics!
"I'm back!  Some unfortunate reshuffling meant I lost by CBR gig last year. I'm back on their roster, now as a news writer. Here's my first piece: "A Major Star Trek: TNG Prop Was Repurposed From Hunt for Red…"
Wednesday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion 'This Is Us' -- Season 4 (and others)
"Very powerful episode last night. (Was it the season finale?) Don't want to say anything if you haven't seen it yet."
Wednesday
Richard Willis replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion Crisis on Infinite Earths -- SPOILERS!!
"ClarkKent_DC said: Plus, I always thought that if we were getting the Kingdom Come Superman, it should have been Dean Cain. But I gather he's become persona non grata. Now, on Supergirl, they've killed Jeremiah Danvers, his character."
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Captain Comics's discussion COVID-19 and comics
"Retailer Chuck Rozanski of Mile High Comics weighs in: "New Comics Distribution Ends""
Wednesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to Alan M.'s discussion On the Chopping Block
"I was getting the Captain America series, excited because it was Ta-Nehisi Coates writing it ... and lost interest in four issues. I'm reading Black Panther now purely out of inertia as it winds through this interminable space opera story with…"
Wednesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's " that " situation going now?
"On Monday, the mayor of Denver issued a "stay at home" order for non-essential businesses, which included liquor stores and retail marijuana dispensaries. That prompted such a run on the liquor stores and marijuana shops that the order was…"
Tuesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to Captain Comics's discussion Coronavirus hits genre TV, movies hard
"Warner Bros. made the call. From Variety: "‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Release Pushed Until August, ‘In the Heights’ Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic""
Tuesday
ClarkKent_DC replied to Captain Comics's discussion COVID-19 and comics
"Diamond Comics Distributors is not taking in shipments of comics from the publishers, say Bleeding Cool (here) and ComicBook.com (here). Diamond will ship out whatever comics, boos, magazines, toys, etc., it has on hand, but after that, it's…"
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's " that " situation going now?
"My friendly neighborhood comics shop has posted new hours, at least for this week: closed Sunday and Monday; closed Tuesday to the public; that's when they should get the delivery of comics from UPS and will stock the shelves and pull…"
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ClarkKent_DC replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
"I saw that movie a long long time ago. I believe this is the source of the legend of James Cagney saying "You dirty rat." Not because he says it himself in this movie, but because it's said to him, at least twice. "
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ClarkKent_DC replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"Remember how every episode of Hill Street Blues began with the morning roll call? Remember the moment Cop Rock took it one step further? As the good Sgt. Esterhaus would say: "All right, that's it; let's roll. And hey, hey,…"
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ClarkKent_DC replied to Emerkeith Davyjack's discussion How's " that " situation going now?
"From SyFy: "How You Can Help Comic Shops Avoid Being a Casualty of Coronavirus""
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Ten years ago today ...

Posted on February 20, 2011 at 7:56pm 19 Comments

On this day 10 years ago, I was in an accident that totaled my car. I am grateful today for three things: 



That I was in the car by myself; I doubt a passenger would have survived.



That I walked away from it whole; save for some pain in my side that lasted about a week, I was and remain physically sound.



That God saw fit to spare me, that I may carry on in this world and be the husband, father and person He wants me to be.

 

I am also grateful to have…

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President Luthor (from the old board)

Posted on September 21, 2009 at 10:30am 9 Comments

From the old board, I launched the "President Luthor" thread with this post (July 21, 2003):





At my last visit to my friendly neighborhood comics shop, I say the President Luthor trade paperback. I haven't read the Superman titles for several years (heresy, I know), and the notion of Lex Luthor becoming President of the U.S. wasn't enough to entice me back.



It's a nifty idea, I'll admit ... but the time to do it was very shortly after the… Continue

Help Wanted at Marvel Entertainment

Posted on September 12, 2009 at 12:48am 9 Comments

For those who might be interested ... the Monster.com posting is here.





From: superspyro

Subject: [ACESjobs] Supervising Proofreader, Marvel

To: ACESjobs@yahoogroups.com

Date: Friday, September 11, 2009, 3:58 PM





Marvel Entertainment, Inc.



Summary: In addition to proofreading documents, the position is responsible for… Continue

Bugs Bunny, the greatest baseball player ever

Posted on August 18, 2009 at 2:49pm 3 Comments

I just ran across this sportswriter's analysis of "Baseball Bugs," the classic Looney Tunes short in which Bugs Bunny takes on the Gas House Gorillas all by himself -- starting in the fourth inning of a game in which the Gorillas are leading the Tea Totallers 54-0 -- and wins 96-95. It's funny because it's so, so serious ... "Bugs Bunny, Greatest Banned Player Ever"

Happy Birthday, Captain Comics!

Posted on August 12, 2009 at 11:37pm 8 Comments

Although it was yesterday Photobucket , I wish to offer a happy happy joy joy, to our fearless leader, Captain Comics!



I also put this on the old site because I don't know how to do the parade of smilies over here.



Three cheers!…





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Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 9:04am on January 4, 2010, Ana Canino-Fluit (Anacoqui- mod) said…
Did you guys make it home before we got the big dumping of snow?
At 9:42am on October 28, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, CK!
At 12:21pm on April 7, 2017, JD DeLuzio said…

(Sorry. My original post had the wrong link

The church is Wesley-Knox United Church in London, Ontario. They drew a sizable crowd to Chaney's Phantom

I have some links below. You'd have to contact them for further information:

http://www.wesleyknox.com/images/W-K_Bulletin_Oct25.pdf

Best wishes.

At 12:24pm on April 7, 2017, JD DeLuzio said…

Another church with almost the same name  apparently did something similar in Cambridge, Ontario:

http://www.wesleyunited.ca/index.php/2-uncategorised/173-phantom-of-the-opera-1925-with-ian-sadler-organist

At 12:40am on June 16, 2019, Travis Meidell said…

Thanks, ClarkKent_DC I am very excited to be here. I just found you by chance googling some comic related stuff and it seemed like a really good crew chatting on here. Looking forward to catching up with everyone!

At 8:22am on September 11, 2019, Mike Lepel said…

Thank you ClarkKent, I look forward to the future.

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