The Dungeons & Dragons Cartoon: 30 Years Old Today

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Thirty years ago today, Dungeons & Dragons came to Saturday morning cartoon land. Whether you think this was a good thing or not probably depends (as some wizard/crazy old man once said) on your own point of view. Continue reading

Travel Back to the ’70s and ’80s with Marvel Comics

Continuing a trip down its storied past, which included Marvel Firsts: The 1960s, the comics company has released Marvel Firsts: The 1970s. Also back in print is a new collected edition of Super Heroes Secret Wars, originally from 1984. Despite the toy tie-in … Continue reading

Back to Our Future: The 1980s and How They Affected and Were Affected By Everything Else

What lingering effect did the 1980s have on our society and culture today? David Sirota tries to answer that question in his new book, Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now — Our … Continue reading