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Doom Patrol’s Negative Man guest-stars on Fringe!

Posted by Rob Noble March 9, 2011
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With Fringe on hiatus until next month, I thought I’d re-watch some old episodes and spackle those holes in my knowledge of the show’s deep, DC comics-inspired backstory. I’ve written before about the preponderance of DC superheroes and supervillains that keep making cameos.  From the Crisis on Infinite Earths plotlines to the WW2 super-speedsters, this [...]

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JJ Abrams owes his career to old DC comics

Posted by Rob Noble July 20, 2010
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So I’ve been catching up on the first season of ‘Fringe’, via the Netflix, and it’s confirming something I’ve long suspected: JJ Abrams owes the last ten years of his career to old DC comics. The big twists in ‘Fringe’ (the “Walternate” universe), ‘Lost’ (the flash-sideways) and his ‘Star Trek’ re-boot (Spock Prime travels backwards [...]

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