Index

Some of the article series on this site, collected here for easy access:

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ULTRAMAN 

Reviews of all 33 episodes of the 1966-67 tokusatsu series.  (Tag)

THE BROTHER FROM ANOTHER LANGUAGE

There were multiple attempts to make a western-oriented reboot of Ultraman, and I took a look at them all. (Tag)

Intro
Ultraman: Towards the Future –
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
Ultraman: The Ultimate Hero – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Ultraman: The Adventure Begins

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ULTRA Q

Reviews of all 28 episodes of the 1966 tokusatsu anthology series. (Tag)

Ep. 1 – Defeat Gomess! (3/14/16)
Ep. 2 – Goro and Goroh (11/14/16)
Ep. 3 – The Gift From Space (12/12/16)
Ep. 4 – Mammoth Flower (10/7/16)
Ep. 5 – Peguila Is Here! (8/5/16)
Ep. 6 – Grow Up! Little Turtle (5/1/16)
Ep. 7 – SOS Mount Fuji (12/23/16)
Ep. 8 – Terror of the Sweet Honey (11/7/16)
Ep. 9 – Baron Spider (11/21/16)
Ep. 10 – The Underground Super Express Goes West (9/3/16)
Ep. 11 – Balloonga (9/11/16)
Ep. 12 – I Saw A Bird (10/15/16)
Ep. 13 – Garadama (7/13/16)
Ep. 14 – Tokyo Ice Age (8/5/16)
Ep. 15 – Kanegon’s Cocoon (3/27/16)
Ep. 16 – Garamon Strikes Back (7/13/16)
Ep. 17 – The 1/8 Project (12/26/16)
Ep. 18 – The Rainbow’s Egg (12/5/16)
Ep. 19 – Challenge From The Year 2020 (4/17/16)
Ep. 20 – The Undersea Humanoid Ragon (9/26/16)
Ep. 21 – Space Directive M774 (10/24/16)
Ep. 22 – Metamorphosis (12/16/16)
Ep. 23 – Fury of the South Sea (12/19/16)
Ep. 24 – The Idol of Goga (11/28/16)
Ep. 25 – The Devil Child (10/31/16)
Ep. 26 – Blazing Victory (5/29/16)
Ep. 27 – The Disappearance of Flight 206 (12/30/16)
Ep. 28 – Open Up! (12/9/16)

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HERE COMES YOUR ‘MON

Examinations of the brand new creatures introduced in the lead-up to Pokémon Sun Moon. (Tag)

Vol I (5/15/16), Vol II (6/25/16), Vol III (7/8/16), Vol IV (7/23/16), Vol V (8/3/16),  Vol VI (8/16/16), Vol VII (8/26/16), Vol VIII (9/22/16), VOL IX (10/18/16), Vol X (11/2/16), Vol XI (12/3/16), Vol XII (12/17/16), Reprise (12/12/17)

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DAIKAIJU 2014: RESURGENCE

In 2014, I reviewed a bunch of giant monster movies, inspired by the 60th anniversary of the Godzilla series. In 2016, I reprinted those reviews here, and then added a new one. (Tag)

 Destroy All Monsters, Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah, Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
 Godzilla vs. Destroyah, Godzilla: Final Wars
 Godzilla vs. Biollante, Godzilla vs. Mothra, Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla, Godzilla: Tokyo SOS
 Gamera: Gurdian of the Universe, Gamera 3: The Revenge of Iris
 Q – The Winged Serpent

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I’VE NEVER SEEN A BATTLE LIKE THIS

Looking at the design philosophies of fighting games across the genre’s history, highlighting some of the more interesting and unique entries. (Tag) (More fighting game posts)

Introduction
1. Mutant FighterSaturday Night Slam Masters, Ring of Destruction: Slam Masters II
2. Power Instinct 2, Matrimelee, Gōketsuji Ichizoku Matsuri Senzo Kuyou
3. Fatal Fury, Monster Maulers, Red Earth
4. World Heroes 
series, Aggressors of Dark Kombat
5. 
Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
6. Ultimate Muscle: Legends vs. New Generation, Kinnikuman Muscle Grand Prix
7. Pocket Fighter/Super Gem Fighter Mini Mix, Astra Superstars
8. 
Darkstalkers’ Anakaris
9. Great fighting game announcers
10. Storytelling in fighting games
11. Cyberbots, Rival Schools, Project Justice, Tech Romancer

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NEWSPAPER STORIES

I once worked for the student newspaper at my university. I saw and learned many things. (Tag)

1 – Bulldog Edition
2- Inverted Pyramid
3- Bleed-Through
4- Lorem Ipsum
5- Honour Box
6- Island
7- Overnight
8- Rowback
9- Guild
10- Morgue
11- Futures Calendar

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STARLOG LOG

Discovering the history of fandom by reading through random issues of its former publication of record. (Tag)

#1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11

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CHEAPTOONS

I watched an episode of many animated adaptations of beloved video games. They were not terribly impressive. (Tag)

Introduction: Quick, Change the Channel!
#1 – The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!
#2 – Saturday Supercade
#3 – The Power Team
#4 – Donkey Kong Country
#5 – Kirby: Right Back At Ya!
#6 – Super Mario World
#7 – Captain N: The Game Master
#8 – The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
#9 – Street Fighter
#10 – Mega Man
#11 – Darkstalkers
#12 – Pac-Man
#13 – The Legend of Zelda
#14 – Sonic the Hedgehog
#15 – Double Dragon
#16 – Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm
#17 – Dragon’s Lair
#18 – The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3
#19 – Sonic Underground
#20 – Battletoads/Bubsy

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THROUGH THE MAGIC WINDOW

Analyzing the discography of influential Scottish ambient/electronic duo Boards of Canada. (Tag)

• Music Has The Right to Children (Plus the Twoism Hi-Scores EPs)
• Geogaddi (Plus the In A Beautiful Place Out in the Country EP)
• The Campfire Headphase (Plus the Trans Canada Highway EP)
• Tomorrow’s Harvest

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EVERYTHING ELSE

 In The Meantime, Keep Your Profile Low (AKA On Writing)
 “Hooray I scucceeded at winning the mission”: The Ten Essential Fan Fictions of Peter Chimaera
 I Gotta Get Out of Here: The Reads of 2017
• Love Is Love: A Tribute to Ursula K. Le Guin
 Thoughts on Night In The Woods
 Kirby, Grandaddy, and the Nostalgic Impulse
• Judge Dredd and Ongoing Narratives
 A dumb giant shark movie stirs up memories of Internet adolescence 
• The first six months of 2018 on this site: a review and addendum
The Beach Boys’ 1971 album Surf’s Up
The Joys of WarioWare
Comics I Read, Summer 2018

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