Something For The Weekend: Your Usual Selection Of Popular Posts From The Past Week

by Olly MacNamee

Another weekend has rolled round and a time, we hope, to relax. And to help you switch off for a short while we present to you another ten to takeaway:

  1. For some reason previews of forthcoming comics for the week proved popular with previews for DC Comics’ Superman ’78 #1, Wonder Woman Black & Gold #3 and Superman: Son of Kal-El #2 all scoring with you the readers, to name just a few.
  2. Another popular preview was for the return of BOOM! Studios’ Once & Future #19 from Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora here.
  3. Sticking with BOOM! Studios, Brendan M Allen reported on Magic: Master of Metal #1 with a first look here.
  4. Tony Thornley’s new Sunday afternoon column, Classic Comics Cavalcade makes it onto the list this week with a look back at Sabrina The Teenage Witch Vol. 1 from Archie Comics here.
  5. Another regular column – Brendan M Allen’s Jumping On, hits the list again this week. Read up on all the new story arcs and new books that came out this past week here.
  6. Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done? got a second printing this week. You can read my in depth review of this tome here and see why it’s sold out for yourselves. A great addition to any comic book lover’s library.
  7. Moving away from comic books and onto gaming front, Sage Ashford brought us news of Genshin Impact posting a trailer for its ‘Floating World Under the Moonlight’ update here.
  8. Recently we’ve been experimenting with video content and it’s good to see our efforts paying off with you all. This week Koom Kankesan presented an interview with Eric Zala, one of three men who, as teenagers, recreated Raiders of the Lost Ark lovingly shot for shot. Minus the budget. A project covered in the documentary Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (2015). Do check it out here if you’ve got the time and check out the fan-film in the link added to the article.
  9. Ben Martin’s deep dive into the Fast and Furious film franchise reached F9: The Fast Saga here. in his Saturday afternoon Franchise Explosion (Or Implosion) column.
  10. We’ll leave you with a final fun post from Tito W James who posted the latest Helluva Boss episode this week. And if you haven’t seen it yet, you can view it now here.

That’s it once again other than to leave you with a little something extra. And this week it’s the turn of award-winning fan-film, Star Wars: Origins, a homage to both Star Wars and Indiana Jones from writer and director Phil Hawkins:

 

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