vietnam Archives

Marvel Comics
The Punisher's origins in Vietnam were also shifted to a more recent skirmish The Iraq Wars and the War in Afghanistan were recently repurposed for these characters, but even they started to move into the mid-distance, continuity-wise So the History of The Marvel Universe #2 by Mark Waid and Javier Rodriguez, added a major rewrite. For[...]
In the world of Watchmen – and its unauthorised sequels – America won the war in Vietnam, courtesy of Dr Manhattan at the behest of President Richard Nixon So much so, that Vietnam became a full member of the United States Of America, the 51st state  – and its citizens could vote in American elections[...]
Netflix Releases Gov't-Demanded TV Show/Movie Pull List: Germany's "Living Dead" Problem; Saudi Arabia's Not In on Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" & More
Officials complained that Minhaj made unfair accusations against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (aka MBS) and his role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. ● 2019: The Last Temptation of Christ, banned in Singapore – removed after written demand from the IMDA. ● 2018: Cooking on High, The Legend of 420, and Disjointed removed in Singapore[...]
Baz Luhrmann Searching for Perfect Presley Opposite Hanks
No, for their Vietnam war set film Finding Jack, they also wanted to add Elvis Presley The directors approached the late singer's estate about him appearing in the film, but were turned down They also had an idea to bring back a "young Paul Newman" in the lead role instead of James Dean. This all started[...]
The Punisher's Creator Was A Conscientious Objector, Against His Use By Soldiers
The character was a veteran of the Vietnam War, he was suffering post traumatic stress issues, and turned them into a war against criminal elements, killing them on the streets. Meant as a one-off, the character drew dramatically in popularity, span off his own comic books and movies But the fact that the Punisher was meant to[...]
The Comic Book Deficit Of Vietnam
Vietnam is struggling with its trade deficit at the moment Especially when it comes to comics With less than one percent of comics being sold have any Vietnamese creative input at all And those are usually for pre-schoolers. But comics are very popular in the country It's just that right now, the vast majority of Vietnam[...]
Garth Ennis To Revisit The Punisher In Vietnam
At the Garth Ennis panel during the Phoenix Comic Con last weekend, the man of the hour talked about his FuryMAX series, and how following the Bay Of Pigs storyline, he will be following Nick Fury's journey to Vietnam. As well as introducing him to a certain Frank Castle serving there, better known as The Punisher. Ennis[...]
Speculation Corner: '68
The Image zombie Vietnam comic '68 is proving a popular hit series right now, with sales outstripping demand and pushing the sale price of the standard cover first issue to $12, with variant covers naturally selling for more. But, of course, this isn't really the first issue of '68, the team published a one shot back[...]
Racebending With The X-Men
Seen by a Little Bleeder holidaying in Vietnam, who noticed that they have a line of men's skin care products named after the X-Men, using the movie logo. Including the ever-present skin whitening creams. I wonder what Bishop would think of this? Seen by a Little Bleeder holidaying in Vietnam, who noticed that they have a line[...]