04 décembre 2013

Hexagon Universe: the French superheroes!

Do you know superheroes 100% French? There were some named Mikros, Saltarella and Crabby in the magazine called Titans. There was also a hero named Photonik in the magazine named Spidey… But, to my great surprise, there were others as well!  I discovered that fact in an indirect way, while surfing on a discussion board dedicated to roleplaying games, where a subject grabbed my attention: the XII Singes (Twelve Monkeys) editions were about to release a French superhero roleplaying game!  Until now the few rare superhero... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2013

First Superhero Purchase!

My first purchase regarding to superheroes (well, rather the one I made my parents buy anyway) was mythical in more than one way: Special Strange 33 saw indeed the conclusion of the Dark Phoenix saga and the death of Phoenix herself! I had read the previous episodes at a friend’s home, I thus knew what was happening, but I didn’t think when I bought it to which point this episode would be anchored in the “comics” culture several years afterwards. The two episodes were particularly poignant. The heroes, for once, were... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2013

Birth of a passion

My passion for superheroes was undoubtedly born towards the end of the Seventies. I already knew some characters like Spider-Man and the Fantastic Four thanks to the cartoons, but those were drowned in the middle of many other cartoons, so they didn’t necessarily stand out. We were in full discovery of Japanimation, with Goldorak (Great Mazinger) at the top of the line, and American cartoons seemed quite insipid in comparison! One of my classmates and neighbor invited me one day to play at his place. He had a... [Lire la suite]
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