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X-Bomber or as it was known in the UK Star Fleet was a 1980 marionette based science fiction television show, created by the legendary manga artist Devilman‘s Go Nagai (Kiyoshi Nagai). The series of course was heavily influenced by the works of Gerry…
X-Bomber or as it was known in the UK Star Fleet was a 1980 marionette based science fiction television show, created by the legendary manga artist Devilman‘s Go Nagai (Kiyoshi Nagai). The series of course was heavily influenced by the works of Gerry Anderson’s British television series using his patented “Supermarionation” process wherein the marionettes …
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Starting digitally on October 11, there will be many Bat-fans like myself shouting at their television sets “To the Batmobile!” as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders – a return to the rather brighter and fun…
Starting digitally on October 11, there will be many Bat-fans like myself shouting at their television sets “To the Batmobile!” as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders – a return to the rather brighter and fun Batman 1966 universe. Of course as I mentioned when Warner Bros. released the teaser …
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I do not know about yourself but I am seriously craving some more of the Duffer Brothers hit Netflix series Stranger Things – now don’t get me wrong, I don’t want them to rush it and possible hurt what made it such a standout series in the first place…you…
I do not know about yourself but I am seriously craving some more of the Duffer Brothers hit Netflix series Stranger Things – now don’t get me wrong, I don’t want them to rush it …
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Welcome back to the Retro Radio Memories Podcast! Each week I will briefly talk about an old time radio episode before presenting it for your listening enjoyment. Today we have an episode from the popular and long running series The Fat Man entitled…
Welcome back to the Retro Radio Memories Podcast! Each week I will briefly talk about an old time radio episode before presenting it for your listening enjoyment. Today we have an episode from the …
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In my youth since I was lucky enough to receive the Atari VCS back in 1979 – our household was kind of an Atari family. There were literally countless hour spent sitting on the living room floor playing the likes of Combat, Missile Command, and Asteroids…
In my youth since I was lucky enough to receive the Atari VCS back in 1979 – our household was kind of an Atari family. There were literally countless hour spent sitting on the living room fl…
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Download this episode (right click and save) Hey kids! This week on The Toys R Us Report I have a topic that I feel my be right up the alley of all you Retro Readers, Star Wars Figures! Who doesn’t like the great old Kenner Figures of our youth? Maybe…
Download this episode (right click and save) Hey kids! This week on The Toys R Us Report I have a topic that I feel my be right up the alley of all you Retro Readers, Star Wars Figures! Who doesn&#…
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Before you ask, this isn’t an award given to people named Albert. Why would you think…oh. Ok, now I understand. You thought…people named Albert…ohhhh. Glad we cleared this up! I rooted through VHS tapes in my basement. I culled video and VCR tests for two…
Before you ask, this isn’t an award given to people named Albert. Why would you think…oh. Ok, now I understand. You thought…people named Albert…ohhhh. Glad we cleared this up! I rooted through VHS tapes in my basement. I culled video and VCR tests for two videocassettes in my collection (See Exhibits A and B), and because …
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I spent a good portion of this afternoon playing Pokemon Go with my daughter. A game that inspires young (and old…er) to go out searching for thousands of strange, little creatures that appear anywhere, and “catch them all”. As we played, I was reminded…
I spent a good portion of this afternoon playing Pokemon Go with my daughter. A game that inspires young (and old…er) to go out searching for thousands of strange, little creatures that appea…
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Welcome back friends to the Saturday Frights Podcast! Each podcast my co-host, the Projectionist and I will discuss a particular horror movie or horror themed TV episode from the Retroist Vault. On this show we discuss 1981’s cult classic Happy Birthday…
Welcome back friends to the Saturday Frights Podcast! Each podcast my co-host, the Projectionist and I will discuss a particular horror movie or horror themed TV episode from the Retroist Vault. On…
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Hello, Dear Listeners! Once more I invite you down into the depths of the Retroist Vault as I choose a short story from my gruesome grimoire of ghastly tales. Each week I will do my very best to ensure you that your Saturday evenings are filled with the…
Hello, Dear Listeners! Once more I invite you down into the depths of the Retroist Vault as I choose a short story from my gruesome grimoire of ghastly tales. Each week I will do my very best to en…
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Welcome back friends to another installment of Retro Records. This week we are listening to a 1975 Power Records story featuring none other than Plastic Man! If you think that giving the likes of Ol’ Plaz his own record is a kooky idea then check out who…
Welcome back friends to another installment of Retro Records. This week we are listening to a 1975 Power Records story featuring none other than Plastic Man! If you think that giving the likes of O…
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Holy Cow! Talk about some news that will get most retro fans snapping their fingers in anticipation – DC Comics and Warner Bros. are releasing Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader later this year! It is an animated feature that is set in the groovy Batman…
Holy Cow! Talk about some news that will get most retro fans snapping their fingers in anticipation – DC Comics and Warner Bros. are releasing Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader later this …
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David A. Trampier, the artist responsible for defining the look of Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, has passed away.

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