#ThrowbackThursday Halloween Circa 1992


This is from a Halloween in El Paso, TX. I was in the 1st grade so it’s probably 1992, maybe 91. From left to right, my cousin Guille (pronounced Gi-yeh) is Cruella de Vil, my sister Laura is the Karate Kid, my brother Oscar is Spidey, my cousin Ramon is a lawyer/business man? (he was a weird kid), and I of course was & currently am Batman (even then I was better than Affleck). We’re all at the Sunland Park Mall, trick or treating at all the stores. I don’t remember much else except the jewelry store that handed out “I Am Loved” buttons instead of candy. Joiks.


Top 5 Marvel Movies:


Today marks the Blu-Ray/DVD release of “Iron Man 3”, which was one of my favorite movies of the summer movie season. To celebrate I’ve decided to make a list of my favorite Marvel Comics related movies. For the purposes of this blog I did some research and decided to stick to the Marvel Universe proper, which would disqualify “Men in Black” and “Kick-Ass”, both are movies based on comics released by Marvel imprints but don’t exist in the same world as say Howard the Duck and The Punisher. According to Wikipedia there are 30 Marvel feature films that have been released in theaters, all of which I’ve seen, 23 of them in the theater shortly after release. Here are my personal choices for the Top 5 true believers…

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