Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chakan: The Forever Man

In the 90’s, comics took a darker, edgier turn. The success of series like Spawn led to a number of imitators, and even pre-existing comics took on a more gruesome tone. Characters like Punisher, Deadpool, and Cable led the Marvel … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Attack!

Ah, good old Topps trading cards. Founded in 1938, Topps stared as a chewing gum manufacturer. Eventually, their focus shifted to trading cards, becoming famous for their baseball cards. Throughout the years, they’ve produced trading cards of all types, from … Continue reading

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Bill & Ted’s Excellent Game Boy Adventure

Oh boy. Let’s talk about a little company called LJN. LJN was a toy company, perhaps best known for their wrestling figures. However, in the mid 80’s they started creating video games as well. Bad ones. You see, LJN specialized … Continue reading

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Meet Caveman.

Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to Caveman. I discovered Caveman wedged between the seats in a rental car several years ago, and I instantly fell in love. He seems to be the sort of thing you’d find … Continue reading

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Game Boy & Tetris

Ah, the Game Boy. Hot off the success of the NES, Nintendo released this little guy in 1989. Though technically inferior to other handhelds, like the Game Gear and Atari Lynx, this black-and-white, hard-to-see little fellow took the world by … Continue reading

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Introduction, and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers: The Fighting Edition

Hello all, and welcome to my blog. I am, of course, Dinosaur Pirate. You may know me from around the web, but most likely not. Firstly, a little about me: I am an artist and writer, currently working on a … Continue reading

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