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Brett Summers

Crawled out of the Black Lodge in 1976, only to find himself in the Village.

Cult Cartoon Essentials: C.O.P.S.

Fighting crime in a future time, protecting Empire City from Big Boss and his gang of crooks. C.O.P.S. (Central Organization of Police Specialists) was an American animated television series released by DIC Entertainment (distributed by Claster Television) and Celebrity Home Entertainment. It ran from 1988–1989 for 65 episodes. […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: The Centurions

The Centurions was a syndicated 30 minute American science fiction animated television series produced by Ruby-Spears and animated in Japan by Sunrise. Comic book legends Jack Kirby and Gil Kane contributed to the design and concepts of the show. It ran for two seasons, consisting of 65 episodes in […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Ulysses 31

Ulysses 31 is a 1981 France-Japanese animated television series that updates the Greek mythology of Odysseus (known as “Ulysses” in Latin) to the 31st century. The show comprised 26 half-hour episodes and was produced by DIC Audiovisuel in conjunction with anime studio Tokyo Movie Shinsha. This is also the […]

Valiant Unveils Ivar The Timewalker

Prehistoric empires! Dystopian futures! And everywhere in between. Valiant presents this first look inside IVAR, TIMEWALKER #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of the VALIANT NEXT ongoing series by New York Times best-selling creators Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry! From the award-winning creative team that brought you ARCHER […]

Heroes of Cult: Peter Cullen

Peter Claver Cullen (born July 28, 1941) is a Canadian voice actor. He is best known as the original voice of Optimus Prime (as well as Ironhide) in the original 1980s Transformers animated series, Venger in Dungeons and Dragons, and Eeyore in the Winnie-the-Pooh franchise. He also voiced […]

Cult TV Essentials: The Equalizer

The Equalizer was an American crime drama television series, originally airing on CBS from fall 1985, until late-spring 1989.It lasted four seasons, 88 episodes in total. It starred Edward Woodward as a retired espionage/intelligence officer with a mysterious past, who uses the skills from his former career to […]

Cult TV Essentials: Monkey

Saiyūki, also known by its English title Monkey, is a Japanese television drama based on the Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en. Filmed in north-west China and Inner Mongolia, the show was produced by Nippon Television (NTV) and International Television Films in association with NHK, […]