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The Secret Circle: Masked

The Secret Circle: Masked

By Christian Hoffer in Reviews on October 28, 2011

A recap of last night's Secret Circle episode, entitled "Masked".

Why I Love Comics #56: One More thing! With John Rogers

Why I Love Comics #56: One More thing! With John Rogers

By Eric Ratcliffe in Podcasts on October 28, 2011

In episode #56 of the Why I Love Comics podcast, I am joined by Executive...

Countdown to Modern Warfare 3 - all of the videos from Infinity...

Countdown to Modern Warfare 3 - all of the videos from Infinity...

By xaraan in Blog on October 27, 2011

Countdown to Modern Warfare 3 - all of the videos from Infinity Ward covering multiplayer, survival mode, elite service, weapon proficiencies and more.Authors: xaraanRead more http://theouthouseblog.tumblr.com/post/12009912100

Tales of Mr. Rhee: Chapter 7 - Part 4

Tales of Mr. Rhee: Chapter 7 - Part 4

By BKThomson aka Brad Thomson in Webcomics on October 27, 2011

Sweet Charity

Review: Wolverine and the X-Men #1

Review: Wolverine and the X-Men #1

By TheGeek in Reviews on October 27, 2011

TheGeek reviews a brand-new Wolverine and the X-Men #1!

Dreams and Memories

Dreams and Memories

By David Bird in Blog on October 27, 2011

Dreams are funny things. I rarely remember mine. They seem to dissipate as soon as I get up and its rare that I remember them at all. I had one about three weeks ago. In it I was eating with a friend. I can't remember which friend. There was somewhere we had to be, but we figured we had plenty of time. In the end we were rushing towards my place. I live in James Bay, a downtown neighborhood in Victoria. On the way I found myself in an area I had never been before. It was strange. I've lived in the city for 27 years, but I had no idea where I was. I looked at a building across the street. It looked very familiar. Then I woke up.I quickly forgot most of the dream, but the image of the building stayed with me. I knew that building. I puzzled over it all morning before I realized that the image was a memory and not simply something my subconscious made up. And I realized that because it was a childhood memory my perspective was a bit skewed. Buildings, distances, had seemed bigger than they do now and that added to the strangeness of the dream. I also figured it was in the Old Town or Inner Harbour area of the city--pretty much the same thing--but that was about it.Because dreams so seldom stay with me, I decided to track down the building. To find out what I was remembering. I didn't grow up in Victoria, but my father did and when we were very young he would take the family on trips to see his mother. She was already quite old and so he stopped including the children after a while--she was in a home and a bunch of bored kids was seen as something of a disturbance. So I had a time frame. The image/memory had to be from the 1960s.When I had a free morning I made my way to the City of Victoria Archives to look for a picture of the building. On my first visit I familiarized myself with how things worked. On my second I came equipped with a list of street names and had every intention to check each one. I didn't get very far, though, before I found the above picture in their Johnson Street file. Its the corner of Johnson and Broad Streets.Now, I know there are other buildings like it, and I realize that there is a small possibility that the memory could be of some place on the Lower Mainland (that's the Vancouver area for non-locals), but looking at the picture I felt very sure that this was it. I looked at some other files, but began to feel I was wasting my time and I stopped looking and bought a copy. With it I went to the corner and there it was! The exterior is red brick now, but the design so much the same that I suspect there was always red brick under the paint or plaster. Even more interesting, see the door in the center of the picture? That's the entrance to Curious Books and Comics, I place I shop at at least once a week.Now why I would remember my local comics shop as it was forty years ago, I have no idea!Originally Pubished at: David Bird

Dreams and Memories

Dreams and Memories

By David Bird in Blog on October 27, 2011

Dreams are funny things. I rarely remember mine. They seem to dissipate as soon as I get up and its rare that I remember them at all. I had one about three weeks ago. In it I was eating with a friend. I can't remember which friend. There was somewhere we had to be, but we figured we had plenty of time. In the end we were rushing towards my place. I live in James Bay, a downtown neighborhood in Victoria. On the way I found myself in an area I had never been before. It was strange. I've lived in the city for 27 years, but I had no idea where I was. I looked at a building across the street. It looked very familiar. Then I woke up.I quickly forgot most of the dream, but the image of the building stayed with me. I knew that building. I puzzled over it all morning before I realized that the image was a memory and not simply something my subconscious made up. And I realized that because it was a childhood memory my perspective was a bit skewed. Buildings, distances, had seemed bigger than they do now and that added to the strangeness of the dream. I also figured it was in the Old Town or Inner Harbour area of the city--pretty much the same thing--but that was about it.Because dreams so seldom stay with me, I decided to track down the building. To find out what I was remembering. I didn't grow up in Victoria, but my father did and when we were very young he would take the family on trips to see his mother. She was already quite old and so he stopped including the children after a while--she was in a home and a bunch of bored kids was seen as something of a disturbance. So I had a time frame. The image/memory had to be from the 1960s.When I had a free morning I made my way to the City of Victoria Archives to look for a picture of the building. On my first visit I familiarized myself with how things worked. On my second I came equipped with a list of street names and had every intention to check each one. I didn't get very far, though, before I found the above picture in their Johnson Street file. Its the corner of Johnson and Broad Streets.Now, I know there are other buildings like it, and I realize that there is a small possibility that the memory could be of some place on the Lower Mainland (that's the Vancouver area for non-locals), but looking at the picture I felt very sure that this was it. I looked at some other files, but began to feel I was wasting my time and I stopped looking and bought a copy. With it I went to the corner and there it was! The exterior is red brick now, but the design so much the same that I suspect there was always red brick under the paint or plaster. Even more interesting, see the door in the center of the picture? That's the entrance to Curious Books and Comics, I place I shop at at least once a week.Now why I would remember my local comics shop as it was forty years ago, I have no idea!Originally Pubished at: David Bird

The latest IGW looks at: Four Disney properties that could work...

The latest IGW looks at: Four Disney properties that could work...

By xaraan in Blog on October 27, 2011

The latest IGW looks at: Four Disney properties that could work in the Marvel UniverseAuthors: xaraanRead more http://theouthouseblog.tumblr.com/post/11996259422

Top TV Reviews this week:

Top TV Reviews this week:

By xaraan in Blog on October 27, 2011

Authors: xaraanRead more http://theouthouseblog.tumblr.com/post/11995963194

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book: The Incredible Hulk #1 vs. Green Lantern: New Guardians #2

One Book, Two Book, Red Book, Blue Book: The Incredible Hulk #1 vs. Green Lantern: New Guardians #2

By Veggieleezy, Outhouse Contributor in Reviews on October 27, 2011

It's green vs. green as Jason Aaron's new Hulk series squares off against fan favorite Kyle Rayner.  Which book comes out on top?  Read on and find out! 

American Horror Story:

American Horror Story: "Halloween (Part 1)"

By Tricia Long in Reviews on October 27, 2011

In this week's episode of American Horror Story, everyone becomes a little more human. Does that mean they're all a little closer to being more dead? Find out!

Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #3

Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #3

By 365Dom in Reviews on October 27, 2011

Action! Action! Action! Ultimate Comics: The Ultimates #3 will leave you looking like every character not wearing a mask in this issue: jaw dropped and mouth wide open.

IGW: Four Disney Properties that Could Work in the Marvel Universe

IGW: Four Disney Properties that Could Work in the Marvel Universe

By Christian Hoffer in Columns on October 27, 2011

IGW returns with a look at some Disney properties that would work well in the Marvel Universe!

Review: Spaceman #1

Review: Spaceman #1

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on October 26, 2011

It's the debut of an ambitious new science fiction limited series from the creative team of 100 Bullets!

Ritten RUview - Dead Man's Run #0

Ritten RUview - Dead Man's Run #0

By GHERU in Reviews on October 26, 2011

Greg Pak's new indie book brings to mind three words: Jailbreak From Hell

Film Review: The Last Rites of Joe May

Film Review: The Last Rites of Joe May

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on October 26, 2011

A new film by director Joe Maggio about a man who just wants to matter to someone.

Once Upon A Time: Pilot Review

Once Upon A Time: Pilot Review

By Angela Jones in Reviews on October 26, 2011

The Outhouse takes a look at ABC's new show, Once Upon A Time, in this recap & review.

Sons of Anarchy Season 4:

Sons of Anarchy Season 4: "Family Recipe"

By Royal Nonesuch in Reviews on October 26, 2011

This is what it looks like when things go from bad to worse, and a line is crossed. 

Conversations With Yourself: A double shot of Greg Pak!

Conversations With Yourself: A double shot of Greg Pak!

By Doombug in Columns on October 26, 2011

In this edition of the column, Eric talks about two books from acclaimed Planet Hulk writer Greg Pak, including Dead Man's Run #0 and Vision Machine!

On a Voyage With The Sound of Arrows

On a Voyage With The Sound of Arrows

By GLX in Features on October 26, 2011

GLX talks with Stefan Storm of The Sound of Arrows.

The Walking Dead #90 Preview

The Walking Dead #90 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for The Walking Dead #90, which hits stores tomorrow.

27: Second Set #2 Preview

27: Second Set #2 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for 27: Second Set #2, which hits stores tomorrow.

Avengelyne #4 Preview

Avengelyne #4 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for Avengelyne #4, which comes out tomorrow.

Green Wake #6 Preview

Green Wake #6 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for Green Wake #6, which hits stores tomorrow.

Guarding the Globe #6 Preview

Guarding the Globe #6 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for Guarding the Globe #6, which hits stores tomorrow.

The Li'l Depressed Boy #7 Preview

The Li'l Depressed Boy #7 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for The Li'l Depressed Boy #7, which comes out tomorrow.

A Charles Soule Q&A

A Charles Soule Q&A

By Christian Hoffer in Features on October 25, 2011

Charles Soule held a question and answer session last Friday at /r/comicbooks.  Take a look at some of his responses!

The Red Wing #4 Preview

The Red Wing #4 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for The Red Wing #4, which hits stores tomorrow.

The Vault #3 Preview

The Vault #3 Preview

By GLX in Previews on October 25, 2011

Check out this preview for The Vault #3, which hits stores tomorrow.

intellectualminds: superman vs. goku

intellectualminds: superman vs. goku

By xaraan in Blog on October 25, 2011

intellectualminds: superman vs. goku Authors: xaraanRead more http://theouthouseblog.tumblr.com/post/11915984312

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