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The GI Joe review show !
Comic reviews, cartoon reviews, toy reviews, it's all here ! Updated every tuesday !

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Christmas Special

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This took a lot more editing than usual. Hope you like it !

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Episode 14 : Altitude

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An extra reminder : Next week's episode should be out on Sunday, not Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Episode 13 : Alpine

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Phew. This episode was extremely problematic. Aside from the "lost" accesory I talked about
in the review, and the corrupted video files, I also had to render the episode twice, because
I somehow forgot to include half the credits. Then it took me two tries to get it uploaded to
Blip, because of what was helpfully described as an "unknown error".

I'd almost start to believe 13 is an unlucky number.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Episode 12 : The Trojan Gambit (comic#3)

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A small case of writer's block was lifted thanks to The Last Angry Geek. A man more talented than
me. He's keen to reach 1000 followers on Twitter before the end of the year, so if you're feeling
so inclined, help him out. @InGeekWeTrust .

He reviews comic books (Comic Book Issures), Doctor Who episodes (You Know Who) and Game of Thrones (Stark Raving). I watch him and so should you. Fair warning, there are heavy spoilers in his episodes.
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/ir/lag


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Episode 9 : Panic at the North Pole (comic #2)

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A week later than promised, we delve back into the GIJoe Marvel comic !

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Episode 8 : Cobra's Candidate

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In a last minute change to the schedule, we take a look at an election, Cobra style ! And could there be profanity? In a children's cartoon from the 80s? Watch and find out !


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Episode 7 : The Phantom Brigade (Halloween show)

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G-G-G-G-Ghosts !?


About the episode :

Oh dear, I have continuity now, that will end well. To fully get the stinger from this episode, you're gonna have to watch the stinger from last week.

Halloween stuff :

If you're looking for more reviewer content in the spirit of the spooky halloween season, there are two things I can't recommend enough.

First is the Silent Hill retrospective by Dena Natali. The Silent Hill games are a series of Survival Horror games with often a better and more intricate story than many horror movies. The atmosphere and story twists are excellent and... You know what? Just watch the retrospective.
- If you've played a Silent Hill game, you'll like this.
- If you've never played a Silent Hill game, but know of the series, you'll like this.
- If you've never played or even heard of a Silent Hill game, you'll like this.

http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/bt/dn/gameden

Start with video #21 (Silent Hill 2 Part 1) and make your way up from there. I usually rewatch these episodes every year around Halloween, they're just that fascinating.

Second, I suggest checking out Linkara's Longbox Of The Damned series. Dude has made some serious effort this Halloween season, releasing one video a day this October, taking a short look at a horror comic each day ! I'm happy I can get one short video a week out. Kudos.

You can check it out on his blog, though fair warning, this will load the video player for each episode, so on an old computer, it could be a strain.
http://atopfourthwall.blogspot.com/2012_10_01_archive.html
Alternativly, here are his vids in easy link form, at TGWTG :
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/linkara/longbox-of-the-damned

For added atmosphere, watch the Longbox series while using headphones.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Episode 6 : Airborne

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This week, we take a look at GIJoe's other native american member, as well as his namesake.


Tune in next week for our halloween show

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Episode 5 : Aero Viper

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Today, it's another Cobra Pilot, as well a look at some toys paying homage to the original big GIJoe toys from the 1960s ! As usual, there's a stinger.


Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Episode 4 : Cobra's Creatures (cartoon)

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Our first look at the Sunbow GIJoe cartoon. Mad scientist, crazy plot, we got it all.




Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Episode 3 : Comic issue #1

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Today, we take our first look at the GIJoe comic book series, starting with the first issue, "Operation Lady Doomsday".




About the stinger :

Another person who's work inspired me to start doing this is Matthew "Film Brain" Buck, who reviews bad movies on his show, Bad Movie Beatdown. I encourage all to check out his work here :
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/fbv/bmbe

And I'm aware of the weirdness of plugging Linkara, who reviews comics, in last week's episode about movies and Film Brain, who reviews movies, in this weeks episode about a comic. I could have planned that better.

Next week, we delve into the cartoon !

Monday, September 24, 2012

Retaliation rant and much more

!! There's an extra video review below the rant this week !! Also, make sure to stay until after the credits for the stinger.



Update : Wow, looking back, I can say my videos have improved. Feel free to check this one out, but I heartely suggest sampling some newer ones.


About the stinger :

The people mentioned are some of the biggest reasons I got into doing these videos. I encourage everybody to check out their stuff.

My biggest inspiration was perhaps Lewis "Linkara" Lovhaug and his Atop The Fourth Wall show that you can check out here.

http://atopfourthwall.blogspot.com

He reviews bad comic books and is a blast.

Others are, in no particular order, Doug Walker, aka the Nostalgia Critic. (fair warning, there are a lot of creative swearwords in his show) I should mention I recorded this episode before knowing Doug was retiring (sort of) his Nostalgia Critic character. There's a ton of stuff to check out though, I suggest starting at the beginning.

http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/nostalgia-critic

Update : Aaand it seems the Nostalgia Critic is un-retired.

 Doug also does "Bum Reviews with Chester A. Bum". (warning, there are heavy spoilers regarding the movies he reviews here. DO NOT start the videos if you haven't seen the movie yet and want to later.)
http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/thatguywiththeglasses/bum-reviews

Todd In The Shadows, who reviews music

http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/tis

and Angry Joe, who reviews video games

http://angryjoeshow.com/

Other fine video producers are also available.

A week without a review? That's not right ! So check this out.




Next week, it's review time again. Though not what you may expect.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Episode 2 : Ace



Update : Wow, looking back, I can say my videos have improved. Feel free to check this one out, but I heartely suggest sampling some newer ones.



We take a look at Ace and some of his vehicles over the years.

Production notes : This isn't a typical episode, as I don't appear onscreen at all.

Next week, something completely different !

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Episode 1 ; AVAC



Update : Wow, looking back, I can say my videos have improved. Feel free to check this one out, but I heartely suggest sampling some newer ones.

A.V.A.C. : The very first episode, talking about a Cobra pilot and more.

Production notes : This is the very first thing I ever put together, the introduction episode was actually created later. Going from absolutely nothing (well, I had a camera and a computer), no software, no script, just an idea to completing just 35 seconds of the episode took five freaking days. Thankfully, things are going quite a bit smoother now, but I'm still learning.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

An introduction to my show. There's a stinger at the end. A new episode should come out every tuesday.