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Zeb Larson reviews Red One #1…
What happens when America’s greatest hero…is a Russian Spy? Soviet Agent Vera Yelnikov is sent to 1977 Los Angeles by the Kremlin to become an American Superhero and spread communist values in the land of Uncle Sam in a funky superhero romp straight out of a Tarantino film by Terry & Rachel Dodson (Uncanny X-Men, Wonder Woman, Spider- Man, Harley Quinn) and Xavier Dorison (Long John Silver, The Third Testament).
Red One is a new comic with an interesting premise but a somewhat off-key debut, largely due to some odd characterizations and the weird way the author handles the Cold War dynamic. With some more character development, this book could make for an interesting read.
It’s 1977, and the fragile détente between the United States and the Soviet Union is unraveling. Vera Yelnikov is one of the Ussr’s best operatives, and she’s being »
- Zeb Larson
People.com is reporting that actor Rod Taylor died Wednesday at the age of 84 of natural causes.
His daughter Felicia Taylor, a former CNN correspondent, confirmed the news Thursday.
“My dad loved his work. Being an actor was his passion – calling it an honorable art and something he couldn’t live without,” she said in a statement.
“He once said, ‘I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist,” she continued, “ ‘so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.”
Born on Jan 11, 1930 in Sydney, Australia, Rod Taylor is best remembered for his starring roles in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963) and George Pal’s The Time Machine (1960). He also provided the voice of Pongo in Disney’s 101 Dalmatians (1961). Taylor also starred in TV’s “The Twilight Zone »
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The actor, who reprises his role as Reverend Paul Coates in the crime drama, revealed on Good Morning Britain that secrecy surrounding the series is so important that the actors have not been able to see the new episodes in full.
"I haven't seen it. None of us have seen it. We're not allowed to see any of it," he said. "I've seen little bits of it for doing Adr, but not a whole episode. From the little tiny nuggets I've seen it looks amazing.
"There's so many of us in it that we all concentrate on our own little bits, so I can't wait to see everyone else in it."
3 items from 2015
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