Showing posts from August, 2008

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Greatest Cartoon of This Decade

(Warning: This should be obvious, but what the hell. This whole thing is looking at my opinion ONLY. I'm not considering anyone else's here, so if you wholly disagree, that's nice but remember this warning, lest I smite you.)

Occasionally I like to read reviews of shit to get a good laugh. Earlier this week, I saw a link on Newsarama that had a review of the last DVD Avatar: The Last Airbender, and out of curiosity, I had to check it out.

For those who don't know, Avatar can be summed up like so:

"Water. Earth. Fire. Air. Long ago, the four nations lived together in harmony. Then, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked. Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them. But when the world needed him most, he vanished. 100 years passed and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar, an Airbender named Aang. And although his Airbending skills are great, he has a lot to learn before he's ready to save anyone. But I believe, Aang ca…

Comic-Con 2008

Okay, this was supposed to be done two weeks ago, the last day of Comic-Con, but my computer froze up on me and I hadn't saved this so I lost it all. I was pretty annoyed (and sad) about it, so I didn't bother to rewrite it until just now. After all, I DO need my first entry for August.

Anyways. I'm not much for conventions, of any type. And I know, I know. I'm a huge nerd so naturally I'm supposed to be interested in that, but meh. I just can't muster the energy to care about them. The only thing that does matter are the announcements that come from comic conventions concerning future projects. Now that I care about. And seeing as how the San Diego Comic-Con is the biggest comic convention of the year, there was plenty of stuff announced for me to get excited about. Which leads me to the point of this list--the top ten things announce at the SDCC I'm most excited about.

1) New Krypton - In October, two of my absolute favorite writers team up to cra…