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Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (75 of 90)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 598,538 - Total Helpful Votes: 75 of 90
Age Of TV Heroes: The Live-Action Adventures Of Yo&hellip by George Khoury
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
After nearly 2 years of postponements, this highly sought after book has finally been released for all to enjoy, while the exact reasons behind the frequent delays remain unclear. The most likely culprit seems to be legal clearance issues with Warner Bros. as is evidenced by the copyright disclaimer that accompanies all WB related photos in the book and the lack of WB owned content in the PDF preview on the publisher's website. The book itself is a visual treat for readers, featuring a striking cover painting by the the incomparable Alex Ross that is worthy of a full-sized poster treatment. The interior contents are just as… Read more
Ruby-Spears Superman [DVD] [2009] [Region 1] [US I&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Joe Ruby
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Premiering on TV in 1988 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Superman, this Joseph Ruby and Kenneth Spears (Ruby-Spears) produced cartoon series marked the first time that elements of the Christopher Reeve Superman films and the post-Crisis Superman were combined onscreen. Veteran comic book writer Marv Wolfman acted as the lead story editor for the series and helped transform Lex Luthor from the mad scientist featured in the Superfriends cartoons to the billionaire industrialist found in the 1986 John Byrne… Read more
American Gladiators Original Series: Battle Begins&hellip <b>DVD</b> ~ Mike Adamle
4.0 out of 5 stars Let the Games Begin!, 1 Aug 2009
Premiering in 1989, this precursor to today's reality show phenomenon pitted athletic contestants against the muscle-bound, spandex-clad American Gladiators in games for cash and prizes culminating in a tournament at the season's end. Boasting a heroic theme music by Rocky composer Bill Conti, this was more than just a spectator sport, this was a show that challenged couch potatoes to prove themselves. While the series was initially an enigma to everyone involved, including the Gladiators themselves, the competitive events and mass appeal of the Gladiators saved it from a… Read more