Resin Heroes

Direct Beam Comms #105

December 10th, 2017

TV Happy! Based on the comic series of the same name by writer Grant Morrison and illustrator Darick Robertson, Happy! on SyFy follows ex-cop turned hitman Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) who during a hit is shot, has a heart attack and starts seeing a small, purple cartoon-like flying horse named Happy (Patton Oswald). Happy’s an […]




Rumor Control

Direct Beam Comms #104

December 3rd, 2017

Rumor Control I’ve been working on my yearly “best of” TV series column for the Fort Wayne Reader the last few weeks and I’m amazed at how many great series there are out there. Depending on what all gets printed due to space limitations, right now I’ve got seven shows on my “best of” list. […]




Direct Beam Comms #103

November 26th, 2017

TV Godless I’ve been looking forward to the new western Netflix series Godless for some time now. The series was created and the first episode written and directed by Scott Frank who’s had a hand in such films as Out of Sight, Minority Report and Logan. And the reexamination of the western in TV series […]




Direct Beam Comms #102

November 19th, 2017

TV The Punisher I am such a big fan of the character the Punisher I think my review here might be a little skewed. I’ve been collecting Punisher comics since the heyday of the character starting in the late 1980s and have spent the intervening 30 some odd years filling out my collection with various […]




Direct Beam Comms #101

November 12th, 2017

TV Damnation The new USA series Damnation has a lot going for it. From its setting of a 1930s rural America to the production design to the characters there’s a lot to like about this show. However, after the first episode I was unclear as to what the overall story was. Oh, and Damnation might […]