Archive for the ‘Series 1’ Category
I guess it could of been awhile back when I should of ended blogging for a bit since it’s the Summer season. The “upcoming” season will start in September. Ending at 30 posts seems like an equivalent to almost a season.
So far, changes have happened. Two friends will be leaving Ottawa. Mr. Crick, who I have known for a few seasons, I mean year, is off to Boston and longtime friend, Eric Chan is off to Japan.
I don’t know who I will be seeing when returning to Carleton University in my final year (I hope) and “season.”
No changes on the blog, it will be the same, no new look.
The only new look for me will be new glasses(coming soon) and a new Roots jacket.
So, for the remaining weeks of August, I am not writing an entry.
Hmmm, I wonder if Miss Alyson Hau is reading this blog. Oh well, it will be searched on Google under “Alyson Hau.”
I think the CBC(Ahem, The Hour gang) should sign her, I mean George Stroumbo should check up on her website. Though, the slight problem maybe the visa issue. Oh well, just kidding. Although, it would be nice of her to come to Canada.
August 16, 2006 – Slight Update: Fixed the Links to open on separate windows.
Another “shameless” plug and most likely will be googled up.
I added Miss Alyson Hau’s website to my list of links.
She’s a great radio DJ from Hong Kong. (Sorry if I am sucking up, LOL) She’s in no ways like George Stroumboulopoulos (oh whoops, another shameless plug to another person), but she still great job done in HK.
She specializes on the English artists in Hong Kong. So, no fluffy Cantopop silliness.
Well, I helped her create her bio on Wikipedia, another way of sucking up to her.
Oh doh, forgot to add http://notpaidbythehour.blogspot.com/ because I am a guest contributor. Check that one, Ally. To “The Hour” and/or George Strombo followers. I last talked to Ally about good ol’ Strombo and said that he has a nose ring. Her response was, “Cool.” Now, I don’t want to think about The One: Making A Star.
Oh man, it’s August and I didn’t know that time flies by so fast. Well, at least I want to go back to Carleton University and hopefully finish my year for 2006-2007.
Insane day for me because I was expecting a call from a friend and I had to wait for pretty long. At least it was worth it because I won’t be seeing him for awhile. I hope he enjoys The Walking Dead HC Vol. 1 and other goodies I gave to him as his parting gift to Boston.
This week’s picks for comics, NONE. It’s the first week of August, there’s not much good comics out to start it off.
It looks like I will have no new comics for next week. What a bummer and how depressing for me.
For the past few days, I was adding 2 new bios on Wikipedia. One is someone who I usually contact (*Look at previous blog entry). Yes! Alyson Hau has a Wikipedia bio and I “wonder” who created it for her.
Man, time has come by so fast. Another boring night on Saturday, except for listening to Miss Alyson Hau from Hong Kong. She is heard on RTHK Radio 3 in Hong Kong. I haven’t heard from her for awhile cause she was busy with school and etc.
That’s all I can comment for now.
It’s been awhile that I went to a concert. I went to the Metric concert at Bluefest. It was a good concert and the only problem being that I am not familiar with songs by Metric. The funny thing that happened was meeting up a friend and I gave him my ticket and he got his wristbands and not pay. It’s odd that Bluesfest has becoming “hip” by bringing in big stars like Nelly Furtado, Rihanna and others who don’t have a style to Blues music.
The past several days seem to be very hot and going out to Bluesfest was just unbearable. I was sweating like crazy. Thank goodness I did not take the bus back home.
Summer is totally in full swing.
Well, it’s been awhile that I haven’t blogged. I was suppose to write an early July entry, but I just forgot. Exciting July so far. I hosted a BBQ on July 2, the day after Canada Day, gee. Overall, my friends liked it and I went bonkers and almost lost my voice.
Doctor Who Series 2 ended in the UK and the final two episode was just amazing. I got an unexpected gift from a friend who works at The Comic Book Shoppe. All the hard work by transferring episodes of Doctor Who to his iPod video really paid off.
Watched Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest on July 7 and it was not bad.
Here’s my stack of readings from the graphic novels I own. I hope you recognize what trade is what.
The second photo, you see a comic called “Mouse Guard.” By fluke, I got the comic on July 3 and paid at normal Canadian price, around $3. Right now, that comic is fetching at least $50-60. That’s just crazy.
Well, I have been watching some FIFA World Cup Football 2006 lately. Who to cheer for? Not sure, I really hope England gets through. Looks like France won’t.
Spider-Man revealing his identity in Civil War #2. I hope Marvel Comics makes it good. There seems to be a good and bad point to Spidey revealing himself.
Well, another comic talk this week. The comic I like to blog about is Wonder Woman #1. DC relaunched it this week and so far, it has been “wonderful.” The writer on the helm is former OC writer, Allan Heinberg. The art is drawn by Terry Dodson.
Well, here’s the response I had with Allan Heinberg from MySpace. I gotta say, thank you George Strumboloupolos for plugging MySpace like crazy. I have been using MySpace for awhile, but I never realized that celebrities are using it. Here’s my response.
“I got a chance to flip thru it and I gotta say that it’s “wonderful.”
Oh yeah, I bought 2 copies. One for myself and another for a friend who doesn’t know he’s getting it.
I kind of regret not getting Young Avengers due to being skeptical, but gave it to my friend. My friend totally loved Young Avengers, plus he’s an OC fan as well.
I read Young Avengers before giving it to my friend. I gotta say that it’s great. At least, I hope Marvel puts it out on oversized hardcover, then I will be happy instead.
The sad part is that my friend is going off to Boston for law school in August. So, I will be picking up the slack and getting your comic work.
Looking forward to Young Avengers Season 2 next year.
Last thing, I wanted to get the Adam Kubert variant, but it could be expensive because the owner prices it at over $10 or $20 Canadian. “
Here’s Allan Heinberg’s response:
Dude, you’re too nice to me. (I love it.)
And I’m hoping for that oversized hardcover, myself. I’ll let you know via MySpace if it happens.
Last point, I am soooooo sad that CBC News: The Hour with George Strumboloupolos had it’s “season finale.” I also “wonder” if George picked up Wonder Woman #1.
Oh boy, I missed The Hour on Wednesday. For some reason, I had to record Gameshow Marathon. Hey, it’s the Price Is Right and I grew up watching it.
On Tuesday night, I went to the Canadian Museum of Civlization for CBC’s Foreign Correspondent Forum. It was great and informative. I just hope I am not shown in the crowd for tonight’s airing on CBC Newsworld. I was able to get Peter Mansbridge’s signature. I wanted to ask him about George Strumbo, but I couldn’t think of a question linking to George. I only asked him if he uses an iPod and he does. LOL
I missed Wednesday’s edition of The Hour and George talked to Adrienne Arsenault as part of CBC’s Foreign Correspondents Week. Damn, I missed it.
Comic picks for me are Runaways #16, Ultimate Fantastic Four #30 and Superman/Batman #26(got 2 copies, I hope my friend is not reading this blog)
Plus, I picked up Son of #6 for my friend as well.
What’s special about Superman/Batman #26? Well, it’s a tribute to a boy who passed away in 2005. It was Jeph Loeb’s son, Sam. He had a 3 year battle with cancer. I know I have been talking to an employee at The Comic Book Shoppe and he told he’s not really a big fan of Jeph Loeb(for non comic fans, he did Teen Wolf starring Michael J. Fox) because his storytelling is awful. I never knew that Jeph Loeb is an awful writer. I kept that thought for so long with the notion that he is a bad writer. His son wrote a story featuring Robin and Superboy, but he was not able to finish it up because of his illness from cancer. What I liked about that issue is that it features 26 people on the comic. 11 writers and 15 artists on it to help finish Sam Loeb’s story. It was a nice and fitting story. I won’t criticize or be negative on it, I bought for what it’s worth, the notion of reading for enjoyment.
I hope my friend will understand it when I give him that issue. Don’t worry about the money and etc. Just keep it. No matter what, I am still getting you some comics as a surprise before you leave to Beantown, I mean B-Town, I mean BosSox Nation, I totally mean Boston.
Sorry for the lack of updates. Still haven’t recovered from not catching up because my friend didn’t get his comics(ie. 52).
I only picked up a graphic novel, Loveless Vol. 1 from Vertigo Comics for May 24, 2006.
Lost season finale. I wonder what will happen. Before Lost, I hope to watch CBC News: The Hour. Just hope it does not conflict my tv watching schedule.
X-Men: The Last Stand, I can’t wait until Friday, although I’m worried it might be not good. *crosses fingers*
Just in case you didn’t know, I updated a previous entry, here’s the link http://wildworks.blogspot.com/2006/05/choosing-sides-updated-may-24.html Just comment who you choose, since there is a “bigger” playing field.