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Brett Summers

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

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Johnny Bravo

Johnny Bravo was an American animated television series created by animator Van Partible for Cartoon Network, and the second of the network’s Cartoon Cartoons. The series stars a muscular beefcake man named Johnny Bravo, who ends up in bizarre situations and adventures and is always trying to score a woman […]

Cult Cartoon Essentials: Gargoyles

Gargoyles ran for three seasons (78 episodes) between 1994 and 1997. It is noted for its dark tone, complex story arcs, and melodrama;character arcs were heavily employed throughout the series, as were Shakespearean themes. Its video game adaptation and a spin-off comic series were released in 1995. The show’s storyline […]

Valiant’s Book of Death is coming!

Valiant announces BOOK OF DEATH – the epic new Valiant event of 2015! Beginning with in July with BOOK OF DEATH #1 (of 4) from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (X-O MANOWAR, Green Lantern), superstar-in-the-making Robert Gill(ARMOR HUNTERS: HARBINGER, Batgirl) and visionary artist Doug Braithwaite (ARMOR HUNTERS, […]

Cult TV Essentials: Millennium

Millennium featured Frank Black (Lance Henrikson), a freelance forensic profiler and former FBI agent with a unique ability to see the world through the eyes of serial killers and murderers, though he says that he is not psychic. Black worked for the mysterious Millennium Group, whose power and […]

Cult TV Essentials: Jason King

The series was a spin off of the television series Department S (1969) and featured Jason King. In Department S, King was a dilettante dandy and author working as part of a team of investigators. In Jason King he had left that service and was concentrating on writing […]

Cult TV Essentials: The Baron

Often overshadowed by other TV shows of its era, The Baron debuted on 28th September 1966 and captured an immediate fanbase.  Based on the book series by John Creasey (written under the pseudonym Anthony Morton), and produced by ITC Entertainment and made history as it was the first […]

Cult TV Essentials: Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) aka My Partner the Ghost first transmitted during 1969 and 1970, is a British private detective television series starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope as the private detectives Jeffrey Randall and Martin Hopkirk, respectively. The series was originally created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman. […]

Cult TV Essentials: Ghost Squad

Ghost Squad, known as G.S.5 for its third series, was a crime drama series about an elite division of Scotland Yard that ran between 1961 and 1964. Each episode the Ghost Squad would investigate cases that fell outside the scope of normal police work. Despite the show and characters […]

Lucy Griffiths joins Preacher

Seth Rogen recently hinted on Twitter that the title role had been cast on his and Evan Goldberg’s upcoming AMC series adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s acclaimed comic book series Preacher, the talent in question remains a mystery – although rumours insist that it is Dominic […]