Posts Tagged cartoons


REVIEW: X-Men Animated Series DVDs vol 3 & 4

X-Men the Animated Series is one of the more beloved cartoons to come out of the 1990s.  This series ran on Fox from 1992-1997 for five seasons with a total of 76 episodes. Last week volumes 3 and 4 were released on DVD by Buena Vista Home Entertainment (no doubt in order to capitalize on […]


REVIEW: Green Lantern First Flight DVD

I finally picked up the DC Universe animated original movie Green Lantern First Flight on DVD.  While the trailers I’d seen looked pretty good, I just wasn’t feeling passionate about watching the film.  My apathy is centered on the lead character, Hal Jordan.  While I really like everything surrounding the Green Lantern concept and universe, […]


X-Men Animated Series DVDs volumes 3 & 4 on sale 9/15

Volumes 3 & 4 of the legendary Fox animated series, X-Men, is out on DVD from Walt Disney Home Video on September 15!  I picked up volumes 1 & 2 and loved them, so I’m excited about these further volumes.  Click here for my review of volumes 1 & 2. …………….. This is the X-Men […]


Gobots – Transformers Rip-Off or Childhood Favorite?

You decide… were Gobots simply a Transformers rip-off, or should Gobots be celebrated as a 1980s favorite? While I still enjoy the opening theme music, I always felt that GoBots was a poor mans version of Transformers.  That’s my two cents.  Feel free to disagree. This ad comes from DC Comics published with cover date […]


REVIEW: X-Men the Animated Series on DVD

X-Men the Animated Series.  When recalling this series certain things automatically spring to mind: the opening credits, the drama, the action, the compelling stories, the mutant cameos, the cliffhangers… and much more I’m sure.  While the series wasn’t perfect, it was definitely one of the better comic book adapted cartoons. Just so we’re on the […]


X-Men Animated Series on DVD Today

Friggin’ sweet! The legendary Fox animated series, X-Men, is out on DVD from Walt Disney Home Video today! They are releasing two volumes, each volume a 2-disc set. This is the X-Men cartoon that ran from 1992-1997.  There were five seasons altogether of that series, and these DVDs cover the first 2 1/2 seasons.  If […]


Watchmen – Saturday Morning Cartoon Intro from the late-80’s/early-90’s

This is freakin’ hilarious and brilliant!  It represents everything that was right (and wrong) with late-80’s/early-90’s cartoons.  Genius! Thanks to Michael Bailey of Fortress of Baileytude and Views from the Longbox for directing me to it.


Doctor Who Anime

FACT: I’m not really a fan of anime.  I enjoyed Record of Lodoss War, but not much beyond that. FACT: I typically avoid anime whenever possible. FACT: I cringed when I first heard about this Doctor Who anime project. FACT: Paul “Otaking” Johnson wrote, drew, and animated this unofficial montage video. FACT: The video features […]


Aquaman: Respect the King

AQUAMAN WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Aquaman takes a lot of heat from comic book fans and comedians alike.  With his particular powers and the general public’s awareness of him, he makes an easy target.  However, he really deserves more respect than he gets. Aquaman achievements… Many people don’t realize this, but […]


Sometimes a Thursday just needs a little 1980’s cartoon action

Don’t worry, it’s almost Friday.  Sometimes a Thursday just needs a little 1980’s cartoon action… See, now didn’t that cheer you up a bit?  There are very few things that Bravestarr can’t make feel a little better.

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