Professor Elemental performs on Phineas and Ferb

Phineas & Ferb with Professor Elemental
Professor Elemental performs Phineas & Ferb episode “steampunx”

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”

Green Lantern – Steam Lantern

Steam Lantern bad guy
Steam Lantern – The enemy

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”