Tales of Daring…

Say what you will about a cartoon whose protaganist is a 0.00000000001 percenter… It’s still a lot of fun.

I remember when the original DuckTales first came out. My brother and I never missed an episode. We loved it, to put it mildly. So when they announced the re-boot I was torn. Generally I’m getting very weary of reboots/sequels/prequels and other intellectual laziness. Continue reading “Tales of Daring…”

The Dream Team in ¡Dia de los Muertos!

Page 1 – Cover

Panel 1 – Splash page. The Dream Team — Magic Johnson, John Stockton, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley, Dan Marley, Carl Malone, Chris Mullen, and Patrick Ewing — are all in a little courtyard area in Barcelona, a tour-guide finishing up his tour of the city.

Caption: 1992. Barcelona, Spain.

Guide: And that concludes the tour of beautiful Barcelona, hombres.

Page 2 – Outbreak!

Panel 1 – MS. Team looking around, tour guide smiling at them.

Guide: I hope you will enjoy your stay!

Magic: Thanks, I’m sure we wi–

Panel 2 – CU. Zombie coming out of the ground

SFX: ZOMBIE OUTBREAK!

Zombie: Sesos!

Panel 3 – Same shot as panel 1, but now there are zombies everywhere. The Team looks around, shocked.

Magic: Uh, does this happen often? Continue reading “The Dream Team in ¡Dia de los Muertos!”

Sequels and Great Expectations

I’ve read many reviews claiming Guardians of the Galaxy 2 “isn’t as good” as the first one.  I don’t think that’s objectively true. Yes, they (or you) may not have liked it as much as the first movie. But that doesn’t mean it’s not as good. The first installment was a complete surprise. It was fast, fun, bright, and brilliant. Nobody saw that coming, so it exceeded expectations.

Now, a few years later, we remember Continue reading “Sequels and Great Expectations”

Test page created with Comic Draw by plasq.

I’m working on a review of the app now. Preview: It’s pretty good!

I think for SPAs, the Resource that’s being referenced in the URL is the app itself. So if you support “deep linking” in your web app, treat it as such; A shortcut to a certain screen/feature inside your app — Don’t use the URL as the master/owner of your app state.

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