The 13th Floor

Comic Books 

Who The Hell Is Geoff Johns?

I’m going to tell you a story. Stick with it, I think it hits the core of who we’re about to talk about… When I decided to move from New York to Los Angeles, one of the things I did to save up some cash was quit reading comics. FLASH was my favorite book, but […]

Comic Books Films 

Marvel Movies Phase IV — Bring on the MONSTERS!

An open letter to Marvel Films. Hi, Marvel! How’s things? Bet you’re feeling pretty good about that whole CIVIL WAR thing, right? And you have DOCTOR STRANGE coming around the corner, too. It’s hard to believe that you’re already ramping up for Phase III. Now, I’m sure it’s already come up in conversations around The […]

Comic Books Scary Fun 

Dr. Wertham’s Dilemma: The Rise & Fall of EC Horror Comics

Today’s gory horror films owe more than a debt to the chest-bursting, intestine-twirling Senate Subcommittee-defying horrors of EC Comics’ 1950s “funny books” — TALES FROM THE CRYPT, THE VAULT OF HORROR and THE HAUNT OF FEAR. When comic books first hit newsstands in the 1930s — all in color for a dime — they were […]

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Films 

We Interview GOOSEBUMPS Director Rob Letterman!

Nostalgia rules at the box office, but although films like TRANSFORMERS and TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES are making a mint off of our collective interest in kids stuff from the 1980s and 1990s, their filmmakers aren’t responsible for shoving every last part of their respective franchises into a single film. Rob Letterman’s job was quite […]