Posts Tagged ‘retro’

Nickelodeon UK And Forbidden Planet Unite For Retro Ninja Turtles Merchandise

by Grant Whiteon May 27, 2015
Nickelodeon/Viacom Consumer Products have teamed up with cult merchandise store Forbidden Planet to produce a line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle merchandise inspired by the original Fred Wolf animated series. Boasting the iconic chubby faced Turtles that many will remember from the 80s and 90s, the line includes t-shirts, posters, cards, homeware and more. Although […]

Namco Bandai’s ShiftyLook Webcomic Studio To Close

by Grant Whiteon March 10, 2014
ShiftyLook, the webcomic studio that has for the last few years been producing webcomics based on lesser known characters from the Namco games library, has announced it will be closing later this year. Having made its success with webcomic adaptations of game characters including Bravoman and Wonder Momo, the studio began branching out into other […]


Review: “Ghastly Prince Enma-Kun” Complete Series: The ’70s Are Back. Joy?

by Dr. Daedaluson February 25, 2013
Remember the 2004 Cutie Honey OAV?  It was something of a nostalgic throwback to the ’70s TV series, a lot more wacky than the gritty mid-90s OAVs and blending retro and modern designs.  Well, Ghastly Prince Enma Burning Up is a similar kind of thing.  I haven’t seen the original series, but based on this […]

"Thundarr the Barbarian" Complete Series: When Reality is Better Than Nostalgia

by Ed Liuon July 4, 2011
The number of times a nostalgic childhood favorite doesn’t live up to adult sensibilities makes it all the more precious when one does. It’s even rarer to find something that you like more as an adult than you did as a kid, so it’s a special treat to re-discover Thundarr the Barbarian thanks to the […]