Professor Elemental – everyone’s favourite eccentric adventurer and (I’m proud to say) friend of mine – has made a wonderful appearance on Phineas and Ferb. If you don’t have children around 5-10 years old, you may not have been subject to the crazy inventions of the kids on this Disney cartoon. It’s a madcap programme with two step-brothers (one English, the other American) and their pet Duck Billed Platypus called Perry (who is also a secret agent). It documents the adventures they have during the school holidays. Continue reading “Professor Elemental performs on Phineas and Ferb”
There’s nothing more rewarding than having children. That is until they get home from school and assume that the television belongs to them. Cartoons are a staple diet of any parent with a young child and they usually breeze over me.
Today, though I caught the name of a Green Lantern episode called Steam Lantern. I was naturally curious, so I watched it. What I was faced with was an episode of Green Lantern set in Victorian England – well actually a planet in an alternate dimension that was one large Victorian London – with fair maidens, solid iron automatons, pipes, grime, dirigibles and a Green Lantern with a steam powered jet pack. Continue reading “Green Lantern – Steam Lantern”