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Undervalued Spotlight #433

Showcase #1, DC Comics, March/April 1956. DC’s Showcase comics run was an extremely important title that was instrumental in transitioning comics from the pre-code comic book free for all to the post code re-alignment that led back to an eventual…

Episode 11: Bidding adieu to ‘Almost Heroes’

I received a distressing piece of news Sept. 15: Showcase, one of Canada’s specialty networks, opted not to renew the television series Almost Heroes for a second season. This, considering it was one of my favourite shows within the last year, quickly prompted me to tweet my displeasure like any other self-respecting new media junkie and classify it as a blunder on par with Fox cancelling any show that was ever worthwhile. Please see Firefly, Dollhouse and Arrested Development for further reference. At this point I imagine, though, that you’re questioning what it is I’m blabbering about.