“Becoming Superman” by J. Michael Straczynski

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Some of us might know Joseph Michael Straczynski through his work on Babylon 5. Some of us came to know him through his time on the Spider-Man and Superman comic book lines. Some might have found Joe by browsing on Netflix and finding Sense8. Some of us might even know him primarily through his always amusing and often insightful Twitter feed.

Well, unless you’ve read this book, you don’t know Joe. Continue reading ““Becoming Superman” by J. Michael Straczynski”

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“Babylon 5” (Season 1)

babylon-5-the-complete-first-season-dvd-cover-01Babylon 5 is set over 200 years in the future. The space station Babylon 5 serves as a sort of futuristic United Nations, a place for alien races to settle disputes peacefully. The station is run by Earth Force Commander Jeffrey Sinclair. In the first few episodes, we learn that humans and Minbari had fought a war 10 years earlier, and that the two other superpowers, the Narns and Centauri, have a history of bloody conflict.

*** SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ UNTIL YOU HAVE FINISHED WATCHING SEASON 1***

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