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Reviews@24 Panels: PUNISHER: WAR ZONE

The few times I read Punisher comics in my youth I thought, “Gee, that Newman from Seinfeld would make a great Microchip.” And y’know what? He does. Casting Wayne Knight as Microchip – the Punisher’s friend/ally/technology whiz – is...

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Reviews@24 Panels: GREEN LANTERN

[This review is based on the extended cut of Green Lantern, so adjust expectations accordingly.] For the last decade, Marvel Comics (and by extension, Marvel Studios) have really embraced adaptations of comic books. We’ve...

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Trailers@24 Panels: THE AVENGERS

2012 may prove to be the biggest year for comic book movies yet. In addition to Marc Webb’s reboot The Amazing Spider-Man and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, his final entry in his...

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Episode 11: BLADE

Despite the fact that Dru and David mostly agree that Blade is, more or less, an okay movie, the fangs come out (!!) in this episode when it comes to the particulars: for instance,...

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Episode 10: THE PHANTOM

It’s the third and final installment in the “Retro Heroes” series, which means Dru and David tackle Big Purple himself, Lee Falk’s 1936-debuting (and arguably precedent-setting) superhero The Phantom. We braved the jungles of...

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Episode 9: THE ROCKETEER

You’ll believe a man can fly… oh wait… On this episode, Dru and David’s nostalgic trip down retro lane continues with Joe Johnston’s The Rocketeer, which takes the beautiful visuals and engaging characters of...

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Between Panels: A 24 Panels Bonus Episode!

But wait, there’s more!  This week we’ve recorded a special bonus episode, an occasional segment that we’ll call “Between Panels.”  In It, David tries to crush Dru’s spirit after seeing (and loving) Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,...

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Episode 8: DICK TRACY

In honour of this year’s retro-styled blockbusters X-Men: First Class and Captain America: The First Avenger, David and Dru go through retro adaptations of years past, starting with Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy. Episode breakdown: 0:00...