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Hello internet! It’s been a wee bit since you’ve been blessed with the presence of Comic Book Media. 2018 was a taxing year for many people. Personally, I no longer maintain a presence on twitter (minus one brief occasion to show off my bitchin’ Halloween costume) which has drastically reduced readers to this site and, as a result, my interest in output. But thanks to the stellar showing of comic book movies and television in 2018, I felt that this yearly tradition couldn’t be left by the wayside. Joining me again is the incomparable Brian C. Baer as we dissect the best and worst of comic book media this year. Also, stay tuned for this year’s Golden Evans winner. Now, let’s dig in…
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COMMENTARYCAST: Hellboy

Posted: December 8, 2016 in CommentaryCast
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bprdI still cannot believe that this movie is 12 years old. Argh! Where does the time go?! Anyway, you’ve likely seen this movie. It’s awesome. I stand by my statements about both Ron Perlman and Doug Jones. Both are amazing actors and insanely cool people. Hellboy is a rare adaptation that doesn’t necessarily go with any particular story from the comic but absolutely nails the universe, tone and characterization of the comic series. Director Guillero Del Toro’s love for the source material is clear in every second of film and the personalities of all of the cast comes through wonderfully even when covered with layer upon layer of prosthetics and make-up. The follow-up film, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, continued that tradition and created an even richer world of fantasy. Sadly, at this point, there is no third film to complete the trilogy. Hopefully (but doubtfully) that’ll happen some day since this series is so much fun that a continuation seems both necessary and logical. (more…)