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TV Special Showdown: Generation X

Think the current 20th Century Fox X-Men movieverse is the most messed up, convoluted clusterf*ck representation of the popular comic book franchise?   Yes, believe it or not (see what I did there?), before there was the First Class Trilogy or even the 2000 X-Men trilogy, there was an X-Men film which somehow managed to …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: It’s All Freak to Me

One of Marvel Comics’ most popular and iconic franchise characters are the X-Men. Created in 1963 by writer Stan Lee and artist/co-writer Jack Kirby, and achieving mainstream success in the 1990’s thanks to their successful Saturday morning cartoon show on Fox Kids in the 1990’s, this sub-species of humans who are born with superhuman abilities and who fight …

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Cartoon Country: Looking Back – Fox Family Channel

The recent Titanic like sinking of The Hub called to my mind another kids’ network which like The Hub had potential but never quite lived up to it…Fox Family. In 1997, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation entered into discussions to purchase a stake in the  Pat Robertson owned Family Channel with International Family Entertainment as a …

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