A jump far forward into more modern times, with a friendly neighbourhood take on A Christmas Carol. After stopping the Shocker‘s latest robbery on Christmas Eve, Spider-Man is having a crisis of faith. Is Spidey actually helping anyone, given its come to this? As he ponders whether to give up the superhero mantle, angel and devil versions… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #12 – Ultimate Spider-Man: Nightmare on Christmas
We're dialling back to the earlier days of Disney with this next Christmas entry. Naturally, its good old Mickey Mouse and pals as they prepare for Christmas. Pluto's Christmas Tree If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise. Mickey Mouse and his loyal dog Pluto certainly didn't get that… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #10 – Pluto’s Christmas Tree
Five days into December and the season is heating up. Or rather, getting colder. Literally. Today, we're back to the early 80s with a Disney take on a literally classic. Mickey's Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol is a story that has been told, re-told and reimagined many, many times. This 1983 version puts all the… Continue reading Animation Advent Calendar – 12 Days of Christmas #5 – Mickey’s Christmas Carol
As the 2010's leave us like a bullet train passing through a station, franchise reboots and re-releases are as ingrained into our brains and bookshelves as the wealth of more recent material. Retro is back, and seemingly here to stay. Recent examples of note include the 1992 Batman: The Animated Series getting the Blu-Ray treatment… Continue reading The 11 Best Episodes Of ‘X-Men The Animated Series’
Forget the current resolution wars between PS4 and Xbox One. This intellectual property added fire to the already-brutal console wars fire of the 90’s. I remember having brutal teenage arguments with friends, unjustifiably defending my choice (SNES) even though I’d never played a second of the Mega Drive version at that time. I was a… Continue reading The Console Wars: Aladdin Vs… Aladdin?