Dungeons and Dragons Cartoon Action Figures Bring the Party Home

Dungeons and Dragons action figures

As a kid, my Saturday mornings were filled with two things: Captain Crunch cereal and hours of cartoons. Tops among my favorites? Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends and the Dungeons and Dragons cartoon. From 1983-1985, CBS ran 27 episodes of one of the coolest cartoons ever, based on the world of Dungeons & Dragons. It starred a bunch of kids who go on a Dungeons & Dragons ride at their local fair, only to find …

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I Finally Watched Akira and Now My Head Hurts


The first thing I learned while watching Akira this weekend was that I’ve been pronouncing it wrong for decades. The 1988 animated film, based on Katsuhiro Otomo’s manga of the same name, is not pronounced “Uh-keer-ah.” According to the movie, it’s more like “Ah-key-ruh.” Unfortunately, that’s about the only thing I really learned from watching this 124 minute movie with my two boys. Now before I dive into my thoughts on Akira, let me set …

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A Spider-Ham Cake Capped off a Spectacular 47th Birthday

Spider-Ham Cake birthday

Any day that kicks off with your own fully functional Infinity Gauntlet and ends with a spectacular Spider-Ham cake is one for the record books. Yes, today was my birthday. My 47th to be exact. And as always, my family made it extra special. The day started with a pile of presents. (After a cup of coffee first, of course.) I always create ridiculous wish lists every year that cover the gamut of geekdom from …

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Swings Onto Blu-ray & DVD March 19


There have been loads of Spider-Man variations over the years. Not just different artists or costume changes, but different characters. Spider-Man 2099. Ultimate Spider-Man. Spider-Gwen. Spider-Ham. Ben Reilly. (Sorry, I had to go there.) With the recent release of Sony’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, mainstream America finally got to see them all too! If you missed it, no worries. The award-winning animated film hits digital download on February 26 and Blu-ray/DVD on March 19. I …

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Peter Pan Still Flies High 65 Years Later #PeterPanBluray

#PeterPanBluray Disney

All it takes is faith and trust. Oh, and a little bit of pixie dust. If those few words don’t bring Peter Pan to mind, your life certainly could use some more adventure! Celebrating its 65th Anniversary, Disney’s animated Peter Pan is currently available on download, with the Blu-ray multi-screen edition flying onto store shelves June 5. It’s one magical tale like you’ve never seen before. Whether you’re brand new to the story or can …

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