Thursday, December 18, 2014

In The Name Of The Moon It Will Be Blogged Sailor Moon Episode 30

   DIC really blew it on the dubbing of the original English version of this episode. Though I did like Chad (new dude who's Japanese name I can't remember) being a 90s metalhead looking rocker in the english version. I mean it makes him more hilarious than the simple apprentice in love with Rei deal in the Japanese version. However, both versions suck during the Hanna-Barbera style chase scene with Jiji/Grandpa. That part is too goofy.

  Now for questions: Why was marriage mentioned after the kiss on the cheek? Is it just me or is Jji Grandpa taller than regular Grandpa? What is Grandpa's first name? What happened to Rei's parent's?  If Rei's Grandpa was perhaps twenty years younger could he have completely defeated Zoisite? Does anyone else want an alternate universe manga featuring Rei's Grandpa fighting demons in an exorcist meets supernatural action hero story?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Elektra Issue 9 Day of Review

    This issue is interesting in how experimental in gets with the narrative early on before going back to the regular look from artist Michael Del Mundo. It reminds me very much of David Mack's style, but yet it Del Mundo keeps his own sense of self in the experimental art. As for the writing the logic for most of the issue is great. However towards end the writing goes from something that could possibly stand on its own to something that requires being read in collected form. The coloring and lettering are solid in this issue and I really can't speak for or against them. I recommend picking this issue up when you can.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Prometheus Fire And Stone # 4 Review Potential Spoilers

Warning of Potential Spoilers!


     I found the story to be logical though also a bit depressing due to the ending of this issue in the Alien/Predator/Prometheus crossover, but logical none the less. The characters do dumb things but they are the result of the scenario and not because of a lack of intelligence. As for the colors they evoke a sense of dread and danger. The art itself is distinctive in terms of characters and what their body languages tell the reader. 

    Now what I did not like was the way the last few pages jump from one scene to another in a way that seemed to be a jump cut. However, since I was able to see that it was not a jump cut after re-reading the pages I will recommend this issue. It is out now so if you are a fan of the Aliens movie franchise you can purchase this comic after having read this.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Not Recommended Comics List Of 4 Devil Detail Edition

1. Flash #55 from 1991 was part of DC's War Of The Gods crossover, and boy was it obviously a tie-in. The basis for the whole story relies on having knowledge from the main series in the crossover. It is serviceable as a comic, but just good enough to be worth recommending in my opinion.

2. From 1994 we have Flash #89. We start with a very 90s hyper-stylized, to the point of absurdity, cover and go on to bad interior art. On the first page a woman with a clearly broken back. Later we get some pages missing backgrounds or foregrounds. The only things not missing are the characters and the dialogue.

3. Martian Manhunter # 3 circa 1988. The art is sort of all over the place from obtuse and experimental looking to realistic, and finally to cartoonish in a half-drawn looking way. If the art was better this would be a recommendation.

4. Conan The Barbarian # 227 published back 1989. The main problem is this comic has too many varying art styles and character designs. The styles are distinctly different and take a reader out of the story.

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Safety Tips Reblogged

This is a reblogged post that I did not write. Please bring this to the attention of others and reblog it on your own blogs. 
‎”THROUGH A RAPIST’S EYES” (PLS TAKE TIME TO READ THIS. it may save a life.) Reblog this!
  
It seems that alot of attackers use some tactic to get away with violence. Not many people know how to take care of themselves when faced with such a
situation. Everyone should read this especially each n every girl in this world. THOUGHT THIS WAS GOOD INFO TO PASS ALONG…

FYI - Through a rapist’s eyes! A group of rapists and date rapists in prison were interviewed on what they look for in a potential victim and here are some interesting facts:



1] The first thing men look for in a potential victim is hairstyle.
They are most likely to go after a woman with a ponytail, bun! , braid, or other hairstyle that can easily be grabbed. They are also likely to go after a woman with long hair. Women with short hair are not common targets.

2] The second thing men look for is clothing. They will look for women who’s clothing is easy to remove quickly. Many of them carry scissors around to cut clothing.

3] They also look for women using their cell phone, searching through their purse or doing other activities while walking because they are off guard and can be easily overpowered.

4] The number one place women are abducted from / attacked at is grocery store parking lots.

5] Number two is office parking lots/garages.

6] Number three is public restrooms.

7] The thing about these men is that they are looking to grab a woman and quickly move her to a second location where they don’t have to worry about getting caught.

8] If you put up any kind of a fight at all, they get discouraged because it only takes a minute or two for them to realize that going after you isn’t worth it because it will be time-consuming.

9] These men said they would not pick on women who have umbrellas,or other similar objects that can be used from a distance, in their hands.

10] Keys are not a deterrent because you have to get really close to the attacker to use them as a weapon. So, the idea is to convince these guys you’re not worth it.

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POINTS THAT WE SHOULD REMEMBER:


1] If someone is following behind you on a street or in a garage or with you in an elevator or stairwell, look them in the face and ask them a question, like what time is it, or make general small talk:
can’t believe it is so cold out here, we’re in for a bad winter. Now that you’ve seen their faces and could identify them in a line- up, you lose appeal as a target.
 
2] If someone is coming toward you, hold out your hands in front of you and yell Stop or Stay back! Most of the rapists this man talked to said they’d leave a woman alone if she yelled or showed that she would 
not be afraid to fight back. Again, they are looking for an EASY target.

3] If you carry pepper spray (this instructor was a huge advocate of it and carries it with him wherever he goes,) yelling I HAVE PEPPER SPRAY and holding it out will be a deterrent.

4] If someone grabs you, you can’t beat them with strength but you can do it by outsmarting them. If you are grabbed around the waist from behind, pinch the attacker either under the arm between the elbow and
armpit or in the upper inner thigh - HARD. One woman in a class this guy taught told him she used the underarm pinch on a guy who was trying to date rape her and was so upset she broke through the skin and tore out muscle strands the guy needed stitches. Try pinching yourself in those places as hard as you can stand it; it really hurts.

5] After the initial hit, always go for the groin. I know from a particularly unfortunate experience that if you slap a guy’s parts it is extremely painful. You might think that you’ll anger the guy and make him want to hurt you more, but the thing these rapists told our
instructor is that they want a woman who will not cause him a lot of trouble. Start causing trouble, and he’s out of there.

6] When the guy puts his hands up to you, grab his first two fingers and bend them back as far as possible with as much pressure pushing down on them as possible. The instructor did it to me without using
much pressure, and I ended up on my knees and both knuckles cracked audibly.

7] Of course the things we always hear still apply. Always be aware of your surroundings, take someone with you if you can and if you see any odd behavior, don’t dismiss it, go with your instincts. You may feel
little silly at the time, but you’d feel much worse if the guy really was trouble.

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FINALLY, PLEASE REMEMBER THESE AS WELL ….

I know you are smart enough to know these pointers but there will be some, where you will go “hmm I must remember that” After reading forward it to someone you care about, never hurts to be careful in this crazy world we live in.


1. Tip from Tae Kwon Do: The elbow is the strongest point on your body. If you are close enough to use it, do it.

2. Learned this from a tourist guide to New Orleans : if a robber asks for your wallet and/or purse, DO NOT HAND IT TO HIM. Toss it away from you…. chances are that he is more interested in your wallet and/or
purse than you and he will go for the wallet/purse. RUN LIKE MAD IN THE OTHER DIRECTION!

3. If you are ever thrown into the trunk of a car: Kick out the back tail lights and stick your arm out the hole and start waving like crazy. The driver won’t see you but everybody else will. This has saved lives.

4. Women have a tendency to get into their cars after shopping,eating, working, etc., and just sit (doing their checkbook, or making a list, etc. DON’T DO THIS! The predator will be watching you, and this is the perfect opportunity for him to get in on the passenger side,put a gun to your head, and tell you where to go. AS SOON AS YOU CLOSE the DOORS , LEAVE.
 
5. A few notes about getting into your car in a parking lot, or parking garage:
a. Be aware: look around your car as someone may be
hiding at the passenger side , peek into your car, inside the passenger side floor, and in the back seat. ( DO THIS TOO BEFORE RIDING A TAXI CAB) .
b. If you are parked next to a big van, enter your car from the passenger door. Most serial killers attack their victims by pulling them into their vans while the women are attempting to get into their cars.
c. Look at the car parked on the driver’s side of your vehicle, and the passenger side. If a male is sitting alone in the seat nearest your car, you may want to walk back into the mall, or work, and get a guard/policeman to walk you back out. IT IS ALWAYS BETTER TO BE SAFE THAN SORRY. (And better paranoid than dead.)
 
6. ALWAYS take the elevator instead of the stairs. (Stairwells are horrible places to be alone and the perfect crime spot).

7. If the predator has a gun and you are not under his control, ALWAYS RUN! The predator will only hit you (a running target) 4 in 100 times; And even then, it most likely WILL NOT be a vital organ. RUN!

8. As women, we are always trying to be sympathetic: STOP IT! It may get you raped, or killed. Ted Bundy, the serial killer, was a good-looking, well educated man, who ALWAYS played on the sympathies of unsuspecting women. He walked with a cane, or a limp, and often asked “for help” into his vehicle or with his vehicle, which is when he abducted his next victim.
  
Send this to any woman you know that may need to be reminded that the world we live in has a lot of crazies in it and it’s better safe than sorry.


If u have a heart or compassion reblog this post.
‘Helping hands are better than Praying Lips’ – give us your helping hand.
 
REBLOG THIS AND LET EVERY GIRL KNOW
ATLEAST PEOPLES WILL KNOW WATS GOIN IN THIS WORLD.
So please reblog this….Your one reblog can Help to spread this information.
I hope you all will Reblog. Lets See how many of you really care for this.
 
DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT NOT REBLOGGING THIS! IT COULD ACTUALLY SAVE A LIFE.
Always reblog!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Recommended Comics List Of 4 Saintly Edition

1. Stalker #2 published by DC is not perfect as an comic, but it is a damn good sword and sorcery story. The only real problem is that the creative team could not decide whether Stalker has emotions without his soul or not. Otherwise this is a good tale from 1975.

2. Existence 2.0 #3 published by image back in 2009. While it is the only issue of this series I have read it was a good read. Very logical in narrative with distinctive voices and good character designs.

3. Doctor Who Eleventh Doctor #5 from Titan Books circa 2014 has some good humor strips. Also the main story is both good as a continuing serial and a stand-alone tale.

4. Published by Image in 2014 is Lazarus #13. This issue seems like a good introduction for people jumping on, while at the same time it progresses the story for regular readers. Definitely for mature readers though.

Friday, December 12, 2014

X Issue 20 Review

    Excellent issue with epic consequences for the X man. The interior art has strong line work. Each page has depth, and a sense of mass, in every panel. The exterior cover art is not exactly the most interesting I have ever seen, but still it is a great piece of work. Writing could use a better more of a difference in the character voices, however overall an awesome job was done.

   Now I not only recommend this issue, but I recommend the original art be bought if one is a collector of such things. Assuming the artist ever decides to sell it.