Saturday, April 18, 2009

Star Trek--The Second Coming!

The trend of "rebooting" already-existing sci-fi / fantasy franchises continues...
Some have been successful (Smallville, Battlestar Galactica, Batman, James Bond).
Some have been abject failures (Flash Gordon).
Some never got past the tv pilot stages (Lone Ranger, Lost in Space, Time Tunnel.)
(Note: Neither Doctor Who nor Superman Returns are reboots!
Dr Who is a continuation of the old series and Superman Returns was a sequel to Superman II, ignoring III & IV, and probably Supergirl.)
Jury's out on Star Trek, until I see it...
Interesting to note Nyota Uhura is given the third slot normally-allocated to McCoy. Hopefully, she'll have more to do than just "opening hailing frequencies"...
(We'll be covering Nyota Uhuras past and present in upcoming Fantastic Femmes entries!)

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Pirates of Somalia--now on Dark Shirts!

Keeping on the cutting edge of current events, Atomic Kommie Comics™ presents a trio of designs NOW ON DARK SHIRTS commemorating the defeat of the Somalian pirates who learned...
Pirates? Bring 'Em On!
Pirates Asked for It!
Threaten Americans? DON'T!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--Joan Severance

Yet another model turned actress, Joan managed to go from doing high-profile national advertising campaigns to a critically-acclaimed recurring role as a villainess on the WiseGuy tv series within six months after changing careers!
Her credits since are mostly genre roles, including some rather physically-demanding stunt work!
(She's also appeared sans garb in a number of films, both genre and non-genre...)
Joan's also moved behind the camera, handling co-producing duties on several of the films she's appeared in!
Genre appearances include...
Lost Gold of Khan (Cora)
Wicked, Wicked Games (Anna Whitman)
Born (Dr. Sammael)
CSI: Miami "Money Plane"
She Spies "Love Kills"
Mystery Woman (Mary Stenning)
Cause of Death (Angela Carter)
Last Seduction II (Bridget Gregory)
Black Scorpion / Black Scorpion II: AfterShock (Black Scorpion aka Darcy Walker)
Profiler (Christine Logan)
In Dark Places (Chapelle)
Matter of Trust aka Surgeon (Theresa Marsh)
Criminal Passion aka Angel of Desire (Melanie Hudson)
Lake Consequence (Irene)
HBO's Tales from the Crypt "New Arrival"
Illicit Behavior aka Criminal Intent (Melissa Yarnell)
Bird on a Wire (Rachel Varney)
Write to Kill (Belle Washburn)
RuneStone (Marla Stewart)
HitchHiker "My Enemy"
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (Eve)
Max Headroom "Neurostim"
WiseGuy (Susan Profitt)
Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer "Lady Killer"
Lethal Weapon (Girl in Black Playsuit)
The only dedicated site I could find for Joan features, shall we say, age-inappropriate photos, so I won't list it here. Of course, if you were to e-mail me... ;-)
Other actresses to play Bridget Gregory include...
Linda Fiorentino in Last Seduction
Other actresses to play Black Scorpion aka Darcy Walker include...
Michelle Lintel (Adult Darcy) and Elizabeth Huett (Young Darcy) in Roger Corman's Black Scorpion
Ashley Peldon as Young Darcy in Black Scorpion

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--Kasi Lemmons

Sometimes you know right off the bat what you were meant to do.
Sometimes you have to ease into it via a related field.
Such is the case of Kasi Lemmons, a good actress with a number of supporting and guest-star credits (including genre work) who seemed destined to be a steadily-working actress, but never quite achieving lead roles or stardom.
But, she discovered her true talent was not performing other people's words and ideas, but creating the script herself and directing others to perform it!
Kasi's achived box-office success and won numerous awards writing and / or directing hit films including Eve's Bayou, The Caveman's Valentine, and Talk to Me.
Though it's been awhile since she last appeared on-screen, her creativity and talents make her, most definitely, a Fantastic Femme (and maybe she'll write / direct a genre film in the near future)!
Genre appearances include...
Walker: Texas Ranger "Night of the Gladiator"
Clive Barker's CandyMan (Bernadette Walsh aka Bernie)
Murder She Wrote "Survivor"
Under Cover "Sacrifices"
Vampire's Kiss (Jackie)
Silence of the Lambs (Trainee Ardelia Mapp)
Equalizer "Day of the Covenant"
Spenser for Hire / A Man Called Hawk (Lois)
11th Victim aka Lakeside Killer (Hostage)

I was unable to find any dedicated pages to the lovely lady. ;-(
If you know of one, tell me and I'll list it! ;-)

Monday, April 13, 2009

Pirates of Somalia--DEFEATED

Keeping on the cutting edge of current events, Atomic Kommie Comics™ presents a trio of designs on collectibles commemorating the defeat of the Somalian pirates who learned...

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Easter--the UnUsed Cover

Here's a cover we, unfortunately, didn't have time to incorporate into our Exciting Easter collection--this year.
But fear not, Atomic Kommie Comics™ will add it for next year.
(We're big suckers for puppies & kittens!)
Happy Easter, everyone!