The Late Gamer Plays The Last Of Us II

A Review From Hidai Moya

Ellie’s grown up now & in ‘The Last Of Us Part II’ has a murderous zeal more conniving than The Terminator & more bloodthirsty than the infected out to get her.
The first game became a hit because of how heartwarming the father daughter relationship was between its two leads & although its ok for a series to challenge players with new ideas if done well, I don’t think that any moment in Part II ever matched the emotional catharsis that was strongly present in the 1st game.

There were too many moments when the story’s momentum came to a halt, not enough moments of critical character exposition, & the way the story is structurally told I believe undermines the payoff that the writers intended.
I can appreciate its combat animations & gorgeous atmosphere of post apocalyptic Seattle but its story didn’t move me in an emotional or meaningful way that I had hoped it would.
Grade B

The Mitch & Rich Show – Episode 59 Nostalgia Fades

When the East winds meet the West gusts the results are a sight to see. The Mitch & Rich Show brings these two movie powerhouses together to discuss cinema and its greatness. Mitch and Rich sit down to talk about a few key movie news stories of the week and how going back and re-watching movies from their childhood doesn’t always hit the same.

Hey Mitch! Episode 113: The 2020 Convention Season

Mitch sits down with members of Geek Elite Media and friends to the network to talk about 2020 convention season we did not get due to the COVID-19 pandemic, share fun memories of past conventions, and hear what people think has to change going forward to combat spread disease in the future.

Journey Into Mystery – Eps 8 Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Ian and Mitch have taken it upon themselves to try and use the Time Stone that is their imaginations and predict, speculate, or just guess what the future phases of the MCU have in store for all of us. The journeyers jump back to 2013 to see what they can decipher from Thor: The Dark World about the future of the MCU.

Chris’ Comic Book Corner: Invasion From Planet Wrestletopia #3 – Two Peas In A Pot!

A Review From Christopher Franey

Alright sports fans we are back for round three of Wrestletopia and some more layers are peeled back and we discover that love isn’t lost.  The issue opens with the Wrestletopians busting into Dick Drasin’s office and destroying his pricey doors; something I enjoyed about this issue was how Dick kept mentioning the price on “fancy” things which I found to be a funny tick of his throughout.  Manifest Destiny and his crew come in to set things up and get “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Rory Landell for their showdown.  This was fun to see that Dick could hold his own and also has quite the tolerance since the Wrestletopians are very much into destruction of his office items.  Now both sides have come to an agreement for this intergalactic faceoff for the Galactic Belt and lucky for the world it will be Pay-Per-View too!

Invasion from Wrestletopia #3, interior art by Dan Schkade

In the end it will be a 70-30 split in revenue in favor for the Wrestletopians but at least Dick got merchandising and home media rights.  Then we are taking back to Rory’s situation in which he was captured by rogue wrestlers from space; still Wrestletopians I just wanted to try something different.  So they manage to take down Rory and are going through his stuff when we get to see “Mini Macho” take on the thugs and this is a great moment to show off Dan Schkade’s layouts as the wrestling action is very on point and features astonishing moves.  Luckily Don, Rory’s former manager and mentor, frees him and the three now have to get to St. Paul.

Invasion from Wrestletopia #3, interior art by Dan Schkade

Before the scene change we see Rory collect his personal things and he has a folded up poster of himself and Linda, aka “Spanish Rose.”  So it doesn’t look like she was forgotten which is great as I would love to see what happened to her after Rory left.  Next we head over to an emergency summit of world leaders and they come to a conclusion that only other wrestlers can stop the Wrestletopians.  This is so much fun as we get to see these nation based wrestlers be featured and defended by their representative and this is probably the most functional I’ve seen the U.N. be in order to help the world; you’ll enjoy their wrestle free for all.  I also really enjoyed the two reveals this issue, the first being the secret origin of “Mini Macho” which was just positively inspiring and well laid out on the page too.

Invasion from Wrestletopia #3, interior art by Dan Schkade

The second review was finding out who “you know who” was from issue two; Adrian Polaris, the speaker for Manifest Destiny, reveals himself and the others with the mark of the New Zodiac who wish to dethrone Manifest Destiny.  They figure if they can prevent Rory from making it to the match they can get their own ringer in to win, who would happen to be “Sunny” Jim Cooley, “the Peach Blossom Playboy.”  Remember when I mentioned that Dick has a strong tolerance?  Well it is proven as one of the wrestlers grabs him by the…you know, his namesake.  So Dick and the New Zodiac have formed an alliance…looks like we might be gearing up for a three way match. 

Invasion from Wrestletopia #3, interior art by Dan Schkade

Again I strongly recommend this series, it is such a fun comic and a great mood booster as it will have you laughing at the situations and how wild they get.  Inspiring moments help to keep you rooting for Rory and the action is just on point.  Ed Kuehnel and Matt Entin have crafted a fantastic adventure with lots of layers that keep unraveling with each new issue, can’t wait for the next!  Also read the wrestler bios as the end of the issue, great humor and insights.  This mini-series was created and written by Ed Kuehnel & Matt Entin of Suspicious Behavior Productions, the production company they founded in order to waste money, find them on social media with links here: TwitterTumblrFacebook. Also find artist Dan Schkade on Twitter and Here

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The CW has renewed 'Stargirl' for a second season.
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