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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Prelude to Countdown to Halloween 2014

As you can tell, I have changed the header and some of the font colors here at Moongem Comics in anticipation of Countdown to Halloween 2014 that will start October 1st and last until October 31st. There will be plenty of treats and perhaps a trick or two.

Don't forget to visit the Official Countdown to Halloween website to see how other blogs are celebrating the season.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Batman Forever Stamps Coming In October 2014

According to Newsarama's Batman Gets USPS Stamps in Time for New York Comic Con, 75th Anniversary, they will be available on October 9, 2014. There will be five different Batman Forever Stamps, four will feature the Dark Knight through the years and the fifth will feature the bat symbol.
Batman Forever Stamps coming in October 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Doctor/Doc Fate of Earth 20

In Infinite Crisis: Fight For The Multiverse #19, he is called Doctor Fate of Earth 20 and employs phase-blasters:
Doctor Fate of Earth 20 from Infinite Crisis: Fight For The Multiverse #19 from DC Comics
In Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes #1, he is Doc Fate because that was is father's nickname for him:
Doc Fate from Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes #1 from DC Comics
Whatever he is called, it's great to see an alternative version of Dr. Fate from DC Comics. I actually enjoyed the latter issue more for he comes to unpleasant fate in the former issue and the art is better.

Friday, September 26, 2014

My Thoughts On Gotham

I watched the encore presentation of FOX's Gotham earlier this evening. I have noticed a few things. Oswald aka the Penguin, Nigma aka the Riddler and the unnamed comic aka the Joker if that was indeed him are much older than Bruce Wayne while Selina Kyle aka Catwoman and Ivy Pepper aka Poison Ivy are closer to his age. Selina seems to be stalking Bruce so I hope she gets a more active role. I would also like to see more Alfred. James Gordon and Bullock were great for the former is the rookie while the latter is the veteran that is just trying to survive the corruption. Fish and Falcone are both strong characters and I can't wait to see more of them too. I do want to watch more even though Bruce may never actually don the Batman costume so I can't wait until next week's episode.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Big Bang Theory vs Gotham

Tonight is a big night for the season premiere of Big Bang Theory on CBS is tonight at the same time that FOX is airing the first episode of Gotham. As much as I want to watch the latter, I will end up watching the former since I need my laughs more than I need more drama.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

New Marvel Super Hero Checks and Labels at Walmart Flyer

I received the new Marvel Super Hero checks and address labels at Walmart flyer along with my monthly credit card bill today. The front clearly shows the Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man and Thor gathered together on the left side. This series is being called the "Avengers Assemble" series but you have to read the small print to notice it. The checks shown are of Captain America, Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk while the labels shown include Black Widow, Hawkeye, Nick Fury and the Falcon.
Front of new Marvel Super Hero checks and labels at Walmart flyer
Back of new Marvel Super Hero checks and labels at Walmart flyer

Friday, September 19, 2014

Supergirl Coming To CBS

According to Breaking News: Supergirl's Getting a TV Show, CBS has given the green light for the series that will be pretty faithful to the comics.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Women Wednesday: Elvira On Epic Ink Video

Elvira getting her first tattoo on A&E's Epic Ink starts in a few minutes and here's the video preview:
Happy birthday to Cassandra Peterson.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Women Wednesday: Elvira Gets First Tattoo On Epic Ink

This is not an official Countdown to Halloween post but I just had to post it for Elvira fans. She will be appearing on the September 17 episode of A&E's Epic Ink to get her first tattoo according to this article.
Elvira gets first tattoo on Epic Ink
That day is also Cassandra Peterson's sixty-third birthday.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Happy 48th Birthday To Star Trek

I'm more of a Star Trek fan for several reasons and the original tv series is still cool even after forty-eight years from when it first aired:
Happy 48th birthday to Star Trek

Friday, September 05, 2014

Emmett Scanlan Cast As Jim Corrigan On Constantine

According to Constantine Casts Guardians of the Galaxy's Emmett Scanlan as Jim "The Spectre" Corrigan, he will be a New Orleans Police Department homocide detective. He will appear in the fifth episode and will be a recurring character.
Emmett Scanlan cast as Jim Corrigan on Constantine
Constantine will premiere on October 24th on NBC.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Matt Nable Cast As Ra's al Ghul On Arrow

One of Batman's most deadliest foes is coming to tv according to Matt Nable Cast as Ra's al Ghul on Arrow.
Matt Nable cast as Ra's al Ghul on Arrow
He will be appearing in the fourth episode of season three, which is also the fiftieth episode of the series. Ra's al Ghul will be a recurring role on Arrow.

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Dwayne Johnson Set To Play Black Adam In Shazam Movie

According to Dwayne Johnson to Play Black Adam in Shazam!, he had the choice to play either the heroic Captain Marvel, who is now known as Shazam, or the villainous Black Adam. I think he choose wisely.
Dwayne Johnson set to play Black Adam in Shazam

Monday, September 01, 2014

Alice Cooper #1 Hits Stores This Week

Alice Cooper #1 from Dynamite Entertainment starts the shock rocker's first ongoing series and will be in stores on Wednesday, September 3. Here's the cover by David Mack:
Cover of Alice Cooper #1 by David Mack from Dynamite Entertainment
Here's the photo cover version:
Photo cover of Alice Cooper #1 from Dynamite Entertainment
You can read more about the issue and view a five page preview along with previews of other comics hitting the stores this week from Dynamite here.