Episode 5 – Bad Comic Book Movies

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ehuv4-fce124 Based on a conversation I had with a friend of mine, here are my thoughts on some of the worst comic book movies ever made.    My links-Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thekingscriersquareTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheKingSquareLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-king-80315b9b/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekingscrierssquare/Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdwgMDDHTLnOBjgWWREBU8wTiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@thekingssquare

Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 3)

Fan Art for Season Two of “Babylon 5”. Source In the final part of Season Two of Babylon 5, the series enters arguable it’s darkest moments (up to this point). Throughout the season, we’ve seen the descent of Londo Mollari in the darkness of his own ambitions, regardless of the consequences. We’ve seen EarthGov slipping further … Continue reading Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season Two “The Coming of Shadows” (Part 3)

A Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season 1 “Signs and Portents” (Part 2)

Box Cover Art for Season One of "Babylon 5". Source In the first article in this series, I covered the first half of Season 1 for Babylon 5. The subtitle for the entire first season is Signs and Portents. This is significant because the first season lays the groundwork for storylines and character arcs that … Continue reading A Retrospective on “Babylon 5” Season 1 “Signs and Portents” (Part 2)

Reality Bends – A Review of Philip K. Dick’s “A Scanner Darkly”

First Edition Cover for "A Scanner Darkly". Source      When one reads any story written by Philip K. Dick, one expects certain themes and situations to appear. An example would be the question: What constitutes reality? In A Scanner Darkly, Dick uses drug culture and the often-debilitating effects of drug abuse to take the reader … Continue reading Reality Bends – A Review of Philip K. Dick’s “A Scanner Darkly”

Mother May I – A Poem

Smoothed over like fresh asphalt, there are no more blemishes or birth marks. For that matter infant mortality is at an all-time low. We are the model of mortal efficiency, the capable arms of Mother, the machine mind and director of Allgood. Allgood be Mother! Allgood be Mother! There will be birth, growth, and death … Continue reading Mother May I – A Poem

Fear The Hunter – A Poem

Source I have an eyestalk an armored shell a high-acceleration photon beam and a plunger. And I am the most terrifying creature in the known universe! Fear me… Wait a moment Does that say Police Box? RUN! https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003LZ5B7S/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=kingscrier-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B003LZ5B7S&linkId=505d12636415ec1bed62fdc2cb90cc36 Doctor Who episode "Rose"

Murder and Telepathy – A review of “The Demolished Man” by Alfred Bester

Cover Art for "The Demolished Man" by Alfred Bester Speculative fiction works in no small part because of its basis in Socratic questioning. It is a simple exercise: Suppose “________”. Alfred Bester’s The Demolished Man, first published in 1953 has both an interesting pedigree (this is the book that won the very first Hugo Award … Continue reading Murder and Telepathy – A review of “The Demolished Man” by Alfred Bester

The Sleeper Must Awaken – Review of “Dune” by Frank Herbert

To borrow a line from a film adaption of this novel: “When politics and religion ride in the same cart, the whirlwind follows.” Frank Herbert’s Dune is easily one of the most layered works of fiction produced during the twentieth century. From examining byzantine political gambits to the human penchant for hero worship, Herbert using … Continue reading The Sleeper Must Awaken – Review of “Dune” by Frank Herbert

Accepting Your Fate – A Review of “Rerun” by Chris Manteria

If you could see into the future or the past, what would you do with that information? What kind of burden would the visions impose on your life? Would you accept the fate you’ve seen or would you seek to change it? These are some of the questions raised by the premise of Rerun by … Continue reading Accepting Your Fate – A Review of “Rerun” by Chris Manteria