Monthly Archives: June 2012

I really hope they do motion comics of this too….

I just saw something on TV that really got my chain rolling. Back in 2006 and 2007, I was revisiting Watchmen for like the thirteenth or fourteenth time. I was …

New The Dark Knight Rises Banner Features a Gloating Bane!

I love Tom Hardy. I was first introduced to his acting in Christopher Nolan’s “Inception”. I raved about his character to the Stew and the one thing I was told …

Review: BEFORE WATCHMEN: Silk Spectre #1

DC Comics next chapter in their ambitious BEFORE WATCHMEN series continued last week with Silk Spectre #1. I went down to Austin Books and Comics early Wednesday to pick up …

Countdown to Comic Con Intl. 2012: Part 1

I can’t believe its already almost here. Comic-Con Intl. 2012 is just around the corner and we here at the Stew are gearing up for one amazing trip. Two weeks …

Local Artist Steve Iler’s latest hits The Stew

Recently, a friend gave me a manilla envelope containing something I thought was pretty amazing. Knowing this guy the way I do, I knew it was going to be cool. …

The Franklin’s Stew Podcast #7 (Updated)

Hey everybody! Thanks for coming back to The Stew. I know we have been away for a bit buy we are back with a great show for you and a …

I couldn’t have said it better…

Gary Oldman was on Jimmy Kimmel recently in a bit that takes me back to his Sid and Nancy days (acting-wise, of course). Check it out below. I think the …

The recent Venus Transition looks amazing!

If you were one of the lucky few in the right area, you got to see the planet Venus make its way across the Sun on Tuesday, June the 5th …

The Dark Knight Rises Final Trailer is here!

This past weekend, everyone saw The Avengers. Which means everyone saw the new trailer to the Dark Knight Rises. Many people are trying to see as little as possible so …

Review: BEFORE WATCHMEN: Minutemen #1 hits the Stew!

Earlier this year, we heard rumblings around the interweb that DC was ramping up a NEW Watchmen series. Reactions were mixed but interest was definitely there. I, myself was very …