Saturday, July 29, 2017

The ultimate giant Leslie Easterbrook post

Today Leslie Easterbrook celebrates her 68th birthday so like last year it´s time to re - post her part from my post about bikini hardbody Janet Jones Gretzky and the POLICE ACADEMY movies for which Leslie is best known especially her sexy appearance in POLICE ACADEMY 4 - CITIZENS ON PATROL where she emerged from a swimming pool with a wet t - shirt .

Aside from this part the original Janet Jones Gretzky post also included sexbomb Becky Mullen who also got her own posts ( which newer readers might want to check out ) like 80s cult siren Monique Sluyter and the Tutti Frutti girls. We will get to them later in the post but they also have their own post which I re - posted in 2016 in a new and better version so if you want to read more about them there will be another link for their posts further below. Longtime readers may remember Monique Sluyter since she was a candidate in my Justice League of America casting series - I cast her as Fire a.k.a. Beatriz da Costa in the Andy Sidaris Special - and before getting her solo post she was also regularly mentioned in the annual re - posts of italian mega soccer MILF Simona Ventura . I wanted to do a new version of her post since there was some new stuff that I wanted to add so I´ll have to see if I can get around to do it before her next birthday.

Aside from Leslie Easterbrook you may recognize Janet Jones Gretzky from the POLICE ACADEMY movies and she is one of the many the unsung heroines that transform many otherwise unwatchable b - movies into bearable entertainment. So the post was my chance to give them props.

And it was also a possibility for me to talk about the POLICE ACADEMY movie franchise and a whole lot of other stuff that came to mind. Janet is of course best known for appearing in POLICE ACADEMY 5 - ASSIGNMENT MIAMI BEACH in a stunning white swimsuit presenting her best assets and she´s one of the reasons people still watch the movie. Or at least wait for the parts with her in them to be over before zapping to something else.

Nowadays nobody really watches the complete movies anymore because thanks to a seemingly neverending number of sequels Hollywood has managed to completely ruin the franchise. Not only with the movies but also with POLICE ACADEMY - THE ANIMATED SERIES of which I saw an episode or two and which thankfully has been wiped from my memory.

And I also can´t talk about POLICE ACADEMY without mentioning the comic series by MARVEL that either only lasted for six issues or was a six issue miniseries to begin with. Since it was a big movie franchise comic ( well, obviously according to somebody´s standard ) it was also published in Germany but as usual the covers were buried under a lot of lettering.

I never read an issue and probably have an higher IQ because of that.

Coming back to the movie series of POLICE ACADEMY I remember seeing the first one in the movie theater and coming out pretty overwhelmed because at that time it was really a novel concept. And I still think the first part holds up pretty well. Not that it´s the big cinematographic gem.

But it´s funny and entertaining if you haven´t seen the gags repeated in the other sequels. It sure launched a few careers since it brought Steve Guttenberg a big career boost and gave Bubba Smith and Michael Winslow their big break. Although I have to confess I´m not sure what Michael Winslow is doing right now. I know he did some really bad german movies starring Thomas Gottschalk, written by Thomas Gottschalk ( who else would cast Thomas Gottschalk in a movie who didn´t owe him a favor ? ) but also better stuff like SPACEBALLS and ROBOT CHICKEN. Now Steve Guttenberg was pretty big in the 1980s and 1990s but to the current generation he´s probably best known for playing corrupt town mayor Woody Goodman on VERONICA MARS with the lovely Kristen Bell in the lead role of plucky successor to Nancy Drew, Veronica Mars. I guess I just appeared on all search engines because I mentioned Kristen Bell. Speaking about VERONICA MARS, Charisma Carpenter also has a part on the show who is best known for playing Cordelia on BUFFY and later on ANGEL.

Besides VERONICA MARS Charisma Carpenter was also in episode 11 of season 5 of BURN NOTICE where she showed that she still has the goods.

In Germany only the first three seasons of Burn Notice have come out on DVD and right now I´m halfway through season 2. I´m not sure if I should wait any longer to see if they will do the rest someday or just get them through imports. Now that I´m invested I want to know how it plays out and there is even a spin off with Bruce Campbell´s character Sam. In any case Charisma´s funbags alone are worth the price of admission . Daimn!

Which brings us to Enrico Colantoni, who plays ex - sheriff / ex - private eye / new sheriff Keith Mars and he also was on an episode of BONES which is the new series of David Boreananz who plays FBI agent Seely Booth and who also played Angel first on BUFFY and then on ANGEL. He also had a pretty big role on PERSON OF INTEREST. And let´s not forget Kim Catrall - who later on had more SEX AND THE CITY - also appeared in the first POLICE ACADEMY movie. Like I said, it was a pretty good movie but with each sequel the quality has gotten worse and worse and the only good parts were the ones with hot sexbombs like Leslie Easterbrook who plays megabusty police officer Debbi " Double D " Callahan and who is one of the few reasons why anybody can suffer through these pieces.

But it seems not only the audience enjoyed Leslie Easterbrook´s gigantic gazongas. Apparently everybody who was even slightly involved with capturing her terrific breasts for posterity had a happy experience.

As Leslie recalls : " The thing I remember most from shooting the pool scene was there was just the oddest assortment of extras there. I could see the lust in the eyes of quite a few of them and they were getting big bulges in their pants once my t - shirt became wet. I overheard that some of them had paid money just for a chance to grab my tits and they really tried to get their money´s worth. That´s why in some of the copies of the film you can hear me say " Shit ! " which was my actual response once I saw all the guys diving in. To shoot the scene I had to stand on a box so I could not really turn and run very fast and the guys were tripping over each other to get me. Every time I did the scene I got more tired and those horny guys seemed to get faster and faster. We had to do dozens of takes because the director was never satisfied for some reason and with each time the extras got closer and some of them even tried to rip my shirt off. One pervert finally managed to get his hands under my shirt and grab my breasts and it took them a while to pry him loose. When we shot the last take a large crowd had gathered as it seemed everybody who was on set that day had phoned all his friends to watch me in a wet t - shirt. Even all the male cast members came out just to see if the scene was real, if I really would do it - but most of them came to see my tits. "

Leslie Easterbrook´s secondbest clip is in POLICE ACADEMY 5 when she´s on the plane and two boys stare at her cleavage thinking her fast asleep. If you pay attention you see how she first yells at them. But then when they try to check her out again you can see her flashing a proud grin and pushing her boobs up a bit so they can get a good eyeful of her melons.

Which shows what a sense of humor Callahan has and that despite everything she´s still proud of her quite distracting big breasts .

She probably got that from Leslie Easterbrook, the voluptuous actress who portrays Callahan and appears in most of the POLICE ACADEMY movies, who seems like the kind of actress I’d love to have lunch ( and sex ) with.

She knows exactly what kind of movies she’s in, and plays the part with a vicious commitment unseen in most comedies of this ilk. She’s perfectly o.k. with being objectified and in interviews seems amused and tickled at some of the things she’s had to do. Pragmatic, flirty, professional and practical, Leslie Easterbrook is one of the stars of the POLICE ACADEMY series and may well be one of the women who most influenced my fixation on strong confident women with big breasts that kick ass like Power Girl.

In the old comics artist Wally Wood kept making Power Girl´s breasts bigger and bigger to see how far he could take it. Or at least that is the urban legend. Speaking of Wally Wood´s version of Power Girl, if you want to see for yourself if there´s any truth to the claim that he supersized Power Girl´s boob you can find the original art for the 17 page story from All - Star Comics 65 at the private collection of James Halperin and you can see them at an even bigger resolution at HERITAGE AUCTIONS . Well, in regards to Power Girl´s gigantic breast size ( let´s not loose track of what is really important here ) fact is that the artists after Wally Wood drew her with normal proportions .... or what is considered normal for superheroines.

Until Bart Sears took over the character, buffed her up and returned her signature breast size - at least until the whole NEW 52 fiasko / retcon.

When I started to read american comics the DC universe was brand new thanks to the CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS fallout and I grabbed all the series I didn´t know which included the two fisted combo of JUSTICE LEAGUE by Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire and JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE also by Giffen and Matteis, art by Bart Sears and inks by Pablo Marcos whom I knew from his work on DEFENDERS. I don´t know if it was fate but the very first issue of JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE I got was issue 4 in which Power Girl, Flash and Animal Man share a hotel room as they go to Bialya on an undercover mission. I re - read the issue a few times and I always wondered if these more human - and more horny in the case of Flash - heroes didn´t spend the waiting time in a more adult way.

What can I say ? I was doing my military service in Munich at that time which meant I had a lot of free time on my hands, a room for myself, a vivid imagination and there were practically no women around save those I saw on tv or in comics. So naturally the idea of Animal Man using some kind of pheromones for a threeway with Power Girl piqued my interest.

I mean it must have been around the same time when I read Bart Sear´s version of Power Girl in the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE and when I saw Monique Sluyter´s Marilyn Monroe impersonation on TUTTI FRUTTI .

I have already done it in my post about ITALIAN SOCCER MOM SIMONA VENTURA but for the benefit of new readers who might have missed this I should probably explain what TUTTI FRUTTI was. There was a show called COLPO GROSSO from Italy with some dancers dressed as certain fruits who would dance to a special song and when the last refrain said " chin chin " they popped their tops and the candidates had to bet ( before they opened their tops ) if they had stickers of fruits on their breasts or not.

If they had fruits - or rather stickers with fruits - on them the candidates would win points and if they had a certain amount they could get the women who presented the european nations to strip. Who could get the most women the most naked was the winner and the points they would score were called country points or " L√§nderpunkte ", a word that has become a household expression in Germany. It´s not unusual to hear german tv viewers say : " Well, we´re not going to see any L√§nderpunkte in this movie. " Anyway, the show was done to promote the Ecu, the new currency for a United Europe ( no, that really didn´t work out that well ) but the important part was getting to see girls strip. Although the men always couldn´t remember which girl represented which country and so often the hottest girls never got their turn. This one was my favorite.

So far I´ve been unable to find out her real name - as she always appeared on the show under a different name representing a different country - but what I did find are some download links for complete episodes of TUTTI FRUTTI . You might have noticed them and the ones above with Monique Sluyter are for the episode where she does her famous Marilyn Monroe impersonation - in which my favorite TUTTI FRUTTI girl also appears - and one of the best shows that does NOT feature my favorite TUTTI FRUTTI girl but has such a collection of hot sexbombs that it does not matter. All the other links I have included in the text are for shows with my favorite TUTTI FRUTTI girl and some of them even feature Andy Sidaris actresses Carolyn Liu and Becky Mullen whom I mentioned at the beginning of this.

The show was adapted by various countries and it was called AY QUE CALOR in Spain and TUTTI FRUTTI in Germany. In Germany it was the show nobody watched ( or at least admitted watching ) but everybody saw.

When it was first shown in the 80s I was doing my military service in Munich and in my room there was cable tv - unlike at home. So every Sunday afternoon I took the ICE to Munich, bought some american comics at the station, went to the barracks, showered, shaved and watched TUTTI FRUTTI before going to sleep. And I always made sure to catch the beginning, I didn´t want to miss the big breasted hottie from the intro.

Boy, these girls were something else. I had some happy dreams back then.

For me Bart Sear´s version is still the definite version of Power Girl and now that DC is back - paddling with their Rebirth initiative and restoring many things I am of course curious to find out what that means for Power Girl. As far as I know she has not yet appeared in the all new DC universe continuity so there might be a return to her former glory in store for her.

Speaking about the best Power Girl of all times in Justice League Europe, last year I finally managed to do another post about Darick Robertson in which I mentioned the BREAKDOWNS storyline that introduced Power Girl´s famous coconut bra costume. And I just want to say that I still have not given up on a Yaya Han Power Girl coconut bra cosplay ( with the tiniest coconut shells you can find although compared to her huge 40D oppai all coconut shells probably look small no matter how big they are ) as she has already shown that she does a terrific Power Girl cosplay and she certainly has no problem filling out the magical cleavage window.

I really try not to get too obsessed about cosplay queen Yaya Han. I can´t help it that she tickles my personal fancy as she combines four of my fetiches ( comic book / anime / cartoon sexbombs, dress up and role - playing, women with big breasts and asian girls ) but I know that I don´t really mean her as a person and am just projecting my sex fantasies on her.

On the other hand I can´t stop thinking about what an ultimate wet sex dream would come true if I could motorboat Yaya´s 40D oppai just once.

So if you ever change your mind, Yaya and you are open for some deep asian penetration call me or e - mail me. Bring your Chun Li costume and we can re - enact some sex scenes from my favorite hentai movies.

Back to Leslie Easterbrook and her role as Callahan ( named after Clint Eastwood´s famous character Harry Callahan in DIRTY HARRY ) while she DID play the hot blonde she wasn´t the stupid bimbo. And to think that originally they wanted her character to be older and have a beard.

I had an audition and at that point Callahan was described as a 45 year old female Wayne Newton with a moustache. I was younger than 45, was blonde and had no moustache. So I had visions of, “ Well if they like me for this I may have to grow one ! ” And I think that may be the wrong hormone. So I looked at this material and it was very tough, it was a scene that’s not in the movie — very tough, mean, authoritative scene — and I had just finished doing Rhonda on Laverne and Shirley, and now here was this character who could control the world. She could beat up the guys, intimidate them with one look. I knew I had to become tough. I didn’t have the script, just the scene. I didn’t really know if I could play a tough guy. And I went up the stairs and you know, I didn’t dress real sexy, but I put on a tight shirt. And I did this silly scene and everyone stood up at the end of it, going," Oh it’s okay, stop, stop ! ” And I thought, my gosh, maybe that was a little over the top. I left there and thought I really loved playing that character because it was so far outside of my package of ammunition, so to speak, as an actor. I got a call three weeks later saying that they’re considering me for this and I thought, " Well, wonderful! This is really great! I’d love to play it. ” About a week later they sent me the script just to see if I would read it and if they decided to choose me, and I read this script and I literally cracked up, I just thought it was the funniest script I’d ever read. I just wanted to be a part of that. I gotta tell ya, I’ve been happy like that, but I don’t remember having that same feeling of elation, and I was just simply cast for that part from an audition, and the rest is history.

Leslie´s Callahan was kind of empowering for women, she was strong, intelligent, kick - ass tough as nails, independent and secure in her sexuality. Physically she was superior to most men who came across as rather stupid and one - minded most often suffering - or inflicting upon others - heavy injury while being distracted by her centerfold curves.

Like in the scene where this poor guy almost chokes to death because the beefcake who is supposed to be spotting him is checking her out instead.

He´s like totally transfixed by sexbomb Callahan spreading her legs wide open again and again and is probably thinking about what a world class breeding mare like her could do with a horny stud in his sexual prime.

Callahan was the hunter and all others were the prey. Another movie that´s still sort of known and didn´t fall into obscurity only due to Leslie Easterbrook´s participation in it is PRIVATE RESORT in which Leslie already showed her big talents. Easterbrook first became famous as Rhonda Lee, the Marilyn - Monroe - like neighbor of Laverne & Shirley.

Among the television shows in which Leslie has appeared are FANTASY ISLAND, LOVE BOAT, MURDER SHE WROTE, HANGIN WITH MR COOPER, THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, MATLOCK, HUNTER, and BAYWATCH. Soap opera fans will remember her as Devlin Kowalski from RYAN´S HOPE. She also did voice work for the SUPERMAN and BATMAN animated series.

Her vocal talents led to her being chosen to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XVII and has landed her starring roles in musicals; she also recorded a song for the soundtrack of POLICE ACADEMY - MISSION TO MOSCOW. As an NRA member and accomplished sports shooter, she put together a video, REAL BEGINNER´S GUIDE TO THE SHOTGUN SPORTS, and has served on the board of directors of the California Rifle & Pistol Association. Leslie serves on the board of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and supports a number of children's charities.

In 2005, Leslie replaced Karen Black in Rob Zombie's THE DEVIL´S REJECTS, the sequel to the 2003 horror movie HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES.

Leslie's intense portrayal proved her to be an excellent actress and the definitive Mother Firefly as a result she has been dubbed " Unrecognised horror queen. " Leslie was given the part of Mother Firefly after Karen Black demanded a higher salary, but Leslie Easterbrook took the part and made it her own, giving the performance a disturbing edge that Karen Black lacked. In 2007, she played security guard Patty Frost in Rob Zombie's remake of HALLOWEEN and in 2008, she played Betty in the thriller HOUSE.

Once again, time to wrap things up since I have been writing waay too long on this post already. But as usual here are the shownotes with the websites without making this post would have been pretty difficult :

an overview of the police academy series ( by Whitney Seiboldt )

cartoons that never should have been - police academy

interview on mediamikes / interview on trainwreckdsociety

leslie easterbrook wiki / leslie easterbrook imdb / janet jones imdb

john kenneth muirs review of dirty harry

dirty harry review on actionmoviefreak / dirty harry novels on bear alley

Well, the post was a bit all over the place but the next one will be more straightlined and about comics. Or not. Who knows with this blog. And I also hope nobody´s head exploded from erotic sensory overload by all the pictures of hot babes and if you still haven´t got enough you can click here for more Becky Mullen and here for the full part with Janet Jones .

We start the part you have all been waiting for - the all new video section - with Power Girl since I mentioned her so much in this post. Originally I wanted to include one with some history of the character but then I went with a video that I am a bit reluctant to put into my regular comic posts.

This is another video for which I have gotten a lot of requests because I posted an animated GIF of it. By the way, if you want to google her, the lady´s name is Ashley Sky and she knows how to put a bounce in her step.

I wanted to include a music video that is a bit riskier than normal but I couldn´t remember any that were only shown on Mtv after midnight. As always I did find one among my dozens of bookmarks that fits the bill.

This is a video I had intended for another Andy Sidaris re - post since both Julie Strain and Julie K. Smith appear but the quality is not that good so I am going to include the first part - which has much better quality in any upcoming Andy Sidaris posts. That said I really wish this one was in better quality because besides the aforementioned Julies this also has a third sexbomb. By the way, there is a scene in this movie where Julie K. Smith uses her magical powers - at least that is what they want to make us believe - to enthrall a guy, make him forget what he came to do and then pour gasoline over himself and light it. Now while that is horrible it is not really magic. Because in the scene Julie K. Smith dangles her big boobs - in a tight leather top - into his face while she is " using her magic powers ".

And I have to say that if she shoved her double d´s into my face I would also completely forget whatever I was doing and do whatever she tells me because all my blood is not in my brain anymore. That´s not magic - that´s just the power of perfect breasts to turn strong men into drooling idiots.

And we end this post with another wet t - shirt babe or better yet THE ultimate bikini babe Kimberly McCartney from a wet t - shirt competition in 1990 that - I think - was filmed by the same company that shot the BIKINI OPEN videos. When those videos were shown on german sports tv she was in my top five but I´d say if I did a ranking Today she would be my number one right behind blow up sex doll Mercedes. She´s soo hot !!!

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Friday, July 21, 2017

How I DID go to ComicCon Stuttgart 2017

Well, as promised this is the second part of my travelogue from the ComicCon Stuttgart 2017 which I already started in my last post .

Initially I thought I could put it all in one post but it very quickly became apparent that if I did that it would be a very long post. That coupled with the fact that my posting rate has now come down to two posts a month ( of which the second one isn´t even finished ) prompted me to split it into two post and finish part one so I can put it on the blog. In part one I talked about my preparations for the con - which maybe was a bit too longwinded - and how I ended up not going to the con of the first day.

As I already said, one of my main reasons to go to the ComicCon Stuttgart 2017 was so I could finally see Yaya Han in person and from that point of view it probably would have been better if I had gone there on the first day - if I had to pick just one day to visit the con. Because while I don´t think it would have been as gratifying to see her host the cosplay contest than to experience her Q & A panel she did wear the Mulan costume on that day which I hadn´t seen before. And I like it better than the Medusa costume she wore on the second day. Not that there´s something wrong with it, as all of Yaya Han´s costumes are flawlessly executed and from a designer´s point of view I can see why she felt the need to redesign it ( since the original version is just a lot of spandex which is not challenging to her ) but my personal preference goes more to the Mulan costume.

So for all who couldn´t make it to the ComicCon Stuttgart or - like me - at least not on the first day here is a little video ( via imgrum ) of Yaya Han wearing the Mulan costume at the breathtaking lake Leman in Geneva.

The downside was that I missed out on everything that happened on the first day of the con ( so if you were expecting any saucy stories from that day I have to disappoint you ) but the upside was that I did get enough sleep to be relatively fit for Sunday. With almost everything I would need at the con packed ( I added a bottle of water and two packs of potato chips as emergency provisions and a clean FLASH t - shirt to change if I really got the chance to meet Yaya Han in person ) I was really stocked and I even had enough time to take a long shower before I left the house. At this point I thought I had figured out the time it takes to get to the convention center pretty exact but as it turned out I arrived at least half an hour later than anticipated. Which in hindsight validated my decision from the day before not to go to the con. I would have arrived so late.

Since it had been a year that I went to the last ComicCon Stuttgart I was not exactly sure at which station I had to get off but at a certain point I just followed the mass of people in costumes. Now I know that a lot of my comments about cosplayers might come across as sexist especially where female cosplayers are involved ( with apologies to Yaya Han and Jessica Nigri, I know I´m just an old pervert ) but let me tell you that I´m thankful for every person - man or woman but especially all of the women because they often have to face body shaming which sadly still is a thing despite the social justice warriors - that dresses up as a comic character for a con.

Or just for the fun of it. The kids of Today who grew up with cosplay as a way of comic fans or pop culture fans to express themselves that gets a lot of attention from social and other media can´t really appreciate how much more colorful life is for comic book afficionados with those people out there. So let me tell you that for people of my generation it was a big deal to have even one person dress up as Spider - Man or Catwoman at a booth in Erlangen or the Salon del Comic Barcelona ( with some costumes that were not nearly as good as what today´s cosplayers produce on a daily basis ) and I have the picture of my overweight self in a FLASH t - shirt next to an obviously very disillusioned Wonder Woman to prove it.

Which is why I say to everyone out there who considers himself to be a comic book fan and complains about too many cosplayers at conventions because they are not real comic fans to shut up. First off, they have no idea how dull conventions are without them and everybody who uses the phrase keeping it real needs to be hosed down. Second they may not be a comic fan but they are a fan of the character they dress up and while the comic books are the original source material they have to be aware that these characters are out there in other forms of multi media. And I don´t want to say these versions are more valid but more people know the Teen Titans or the various members of the Justice League from the cartoons - as horrible as some of them may be - than from the comics. I mean, how many people got into reading comics from the famous Power Records or watching the Super Friends ? You can´t tell me that´s not a legitimate gateway for new readers. And lastly how many people do you know who have actually read a James Bond novel by Bond creator Ian Fleming ?

Okay, back to ComicCon Stuttgart 2017, the way from the subway station was not as long as I remembered but that was probably because the last time I was barely able to crawl at a snail´s speed. I´m getting ahead of myself but when I was at Geier´s table he told me that he didn´t think I would make it out of the con alive last year because I looked like death warmed over. You and me both. But that´s what you do to get to a con.

The temperature outside the convention center was a bit cold but not unpleasant, especially since the last days it had been too hot and it was hotter at the con anyway. Now some people complained last year that all the comic book stuff was just in one hall but I was glad that I didn´t have to walk more. Not that it was small, you could fit a few football fields into this hall, but to have it all in one place is not a bad thing. Last year it was even worse since there were almost no places where you could sit down and take a break which cut off my stay prematurely. This year there were much more possibilities for sitting but there´s still room for improvement.

And speaking of improvement, this year all the panels were free which was one less hurdle for me since I planned to go to Yaya´s Q & A panel.

And the panels should be free if you have an entry fee of 25 Euros per day.

Which some people have also complained about. They say that the con is too expensive and that there are no a - list celebrities. Okay, first off the ticket price of 25 Euros is the organiser´s way to make sure the people who attend are really into comics or science fiction stuff or pop culture related things. Because if you make the tickets too cheap there will be lots of people who are not really into this stuff and only come to make fun of the so - called geeks. We all know this from the movies where now everybody and their dog go to comic book movies and you can´t watch the movie and enjoy it because of the constant talking and cell phoning and texting of these teenagers who apparently either didn´t have to pay for the movie ticket or have too much spending money to begin with.

I´m not sure if I would go as far as Millus and proclaim that the ComicCon Stuttgart is the best of all conventions - since I haven´t been to any in America - but I think it´s a good show to find out if you are ready to go to one of the big cons abroad. Because let´s face it, if you think 25 Euros for a day ticket is too much and you are not willing to pay between 15 and 60 Euros to have your picture taken with a celebrity you should probably not even think about the big ones because there the prices are much higher.

And for those who said that there were no a - list celebrities at the con I have to ask whom they would consider as such. I mean, okay, some of the cast from Marvel´s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. did cancel but they refunded if people had payed for a photo op in advance and there were still a lot of well known actors there. I mean my top celebrity was Yaya Han but aside from that there was Kevin Sorbo who starred in Hercules : The Legendary Journeys, Andromeda and the movie adaption of Kull, the Conqueror even if that was not a good film. I guess a lot of people were not aware that he also played Mon - El´s father King Lar Gand of Daxam on Supergirl because german tv hadn´t caught up to that point at that moment. They are probably wishing right now they had payed more attention to him.

Also apparently no a - list celebrities were Herbert Jefferson Junior and Dirk Benedict. I mean Herbert just played Lieutenant Boomer on the original Battlestar Galactica series, one of the best known sci fi tv shows on the planet and Dirk Benedict is only the original non - female Starbuck from the series as well as Face on A - Team, one of the most famous tv shows of the 80s that has been on the little screen around the entire world and is constantly on reruns everywhere. So clearly no a - list actors.

But let´s talk about the least known visitor in the whole bunch. That´s right, I´m talking about that almost unknown actor John Barrowman. I mean who has ever heard of such tv shows like Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash or Arrow where he played Malcolm Merlyn ? And it´s not like anybody has seen Torchwood or heard of his character Captain Jack Harkness which first appeared in what must be the most obscure british television show ever called Doctor Who. I doubt that more than a handful of people on the planet know the series. So obviously none of the big stars were present.  

In all seriousness, there were plenty of actors everybody knows from current shows like American Gods at the con and you could just go to their panels because like I said, they were free and easily accessible. But I know what you are thinking and the celebrities were not the only reason to go to the con. As I also said there were tons of cosplayers and even if you didn´t want to get your picture taken with them it was exciting just to watch all the different costumes. There also was other stuff to see like giant Lego displays of the pod race from Star Wars, the Tower of Sauron from Lord of the Rings, one of the castles from Game of Thrones, there were people from the official Ghostbusters fanclub Germany dressed up as characters from the movies, there were a lot of original movie props on display like in hall 3 where there were life - sized Star Wars decors for those who always wanted to get their picture taken with Jabba the Hut.

And getting some additional storm troopers, rebels or Jedis was no problem because there were plenty around who were always good sports.

I´m not going to go into detail about everything that was there because it would take too long - and I will have to do a third part to talk about the comics I bought at the con as it is - but everything you could think of as a comic book or fantasy or movie or pop culture fan was there. Whatever you wanted to buy - from merchandise to clothing to cosplay materials to art supplies to mask to action figures etc. - you could find it at the con.

But what about comic books ? you might ask. There were all kind of comic books for all kind of prices. There were of course current german comic books that you can easily buy at shops and those that you can only get at conventions like Geier´s Doctor Wer. There were also plenty of american comics representing the whole price range and you could find from comics you could buy for a buck to a lot of comics from floppies to trades and hardcovers at bargain prices to comics you were still missing from your collection ( I finally managed to find issue 70 of the second volume of FLASH ) to expensive hardcovers that go for the overinflated prices they charge at amazon to back issues from the silver and bronze age of comics.

If you wanted to buy a stack of Star Wars comics for a buck each you could find it there. If you wanted to buy one of those Marvel Masterworks or omnibus hardcovers that are almost impossible to find or some Bronze Age issues of the Legion of Super - Heroes or Challengers of the Unknown you could. So anybody who tells you there was not enough comics is full of BS.

Were there stands upon stands with american comics from all companies that ever existed ? No. Was there every american comic book that was ever printed ? No. But if there was any american comic you were looking for they probably had it and even if the one you were looking for was not there there were more than enough other comics you could spend your money on. There was something for every taste and every budget and if you wanted to spend all your money just on comic books alone you could.

If you ask me, the ComicCon Stuttgart it totally worth visiting no matter if you want to meet a famous person like Yaya Han ( or just see her doing a Q & A panel like in my case ), get your picture taken with a celebrity, see a lot of guys and gals in awesome costumes, see some of the exhibitions, buy some comics, merchandise or art supplies or just meet a plethora of like minded crazy fans. There is some stuff you will find that you did not expect, there will be some panels that will be surprisingly entertaining and afterwards you will be glad you went. Plus you will be totally stocked to come back next year. So for me it´s one of the best shows in Germany and I didn´t even get to try any of the food now available at the convention.

Here is where I have to end this part of my travelogue to the ComicCon Stuttgart 2017 as I have already done three new posts after this one. But I wanted to finish at least my general impressions of the con. In part three we will come to the comics I bought and anything else I forgot in this part.

Since the links for the ComicCon Stuttgart will be in the next part we start the birthday rundown with the ones I missed but covered in previous years like always. We start with one of my favorite inkers, Tom Palmer who also got a Thorsday post , Jenny Poussin got a re - post last year of her casting for the Justice League of America movie and I didn´t make one especially for Richard Pini but I covered Elfquest on his wife´s birthday .

Continuing with Todays celebrity birthdays we first have hot filipina slash chinese sexbomb Francine Dee who turns 39 and who is a 38 as well, a 38H that is ! According to her current listing but it is difficult to get Francine´s exact breastsize since she had it augmented six times before reducing it again. Francine is most famous for her appearance in import auto tuner magazines, car shows and paraphernalia videos like Hip Hop Honeys.

Speaking about hip hop honeys, I went back and re - watched 50 Cent´s P. I. M. P, video and Francine Dee really is in it. So it´s understandable that when you ask about the hasian in the video with the big milkshakes most people will tell you that´s Francine. But I know who she is. The woman I want to know more about is the one below and she is in the uncensored version of the video. So far all I know is that her name is most likely Angel Maya and she may be a model. Can anybody deny or confirm that info ?

Apropos uncredited sexbombs with giant melons, I have looked on every internet resource there is but can anyone out there tell me the name of the incredibly stacked body double for Anna Faris in Scary Movie 3 ? She is not mentioned anywhere and I think she really deserves more credit !

And giving credit where credit is due I clearly didn´t give Anna Farris enough because I never even considered checking out The House Bunny but from what I have seen in Observe & Report she won´t be needing any body doubles in the future as she has matters and boobs well in hand.

I have to say the movie surprised me because I thought it would be a cheap knock off or at least a bad sequel to Mall Cop with Kevin James.

Which is probably why Observe & Report is not better known. Somebody online said that it is Mall Cop done right and I couldn´t agree more since I enjoyed it much more than Mall Cop. Which not only has the usual sugar coating and avoids any risky topics but in the end the main character does not even has his one big moment of glory so that at the end of the movie you ask yourself why you wasted one hour and a half with this dreck. If you watch a movie about a loser who doesn´t even get one good moment what´s the point ? Observe & Report not only does give its protagonist a few successful moments it also is much more realistic and frightening and not afraid of showing how crazy people you meet in everyday life can be.

I freely admit that Anna Farris´ cleavage was the main reason I watched the movie because I saw the ad on tv and thought that even if the movie was bad there was at least something worthwhile in it. And sometimes that´s better than the alternative because they show so much crap. We have Anna to thank for the best scenes of the movie : she decided that her character should always show a lot of cleavage since she feels that wardrobe is very important. " When I´d wander around the set with my cleavage popping out as Brandi, people treated me differently than when I would wander around in my pajamas or my baseball cap or whatever. "

And for all those who say that she got a boob job I hate to disappoint you but as you can read in this interview she was wearing a push - up bra that is just enormous. Anna has a big positive impact on the movie and she is totally fearless in portraying her character as shallow and vain. Which makes it even weirder that she had to fight for the role as she freely admits. One of the reasons why she was so willing to do a lot of nudity was she often had to shoot sex scenes which didn´t end up in the films.

She thought the same would happen with the date - rape scene and the sex scene with Ray Liotta in the backseat of a car ( which is the reason why he accepted his role ) but to her surprise it ended up in the movie.

Speaking about the date - rape scene ( I´m not going to tell you much about it because I don´t want to spoil the movie for those who have not seen it but if you are not afraid of spoilers you can read more about it here ) I had to go to the internet to watch it because It was cut on german tv. And I only knew about the scene because it was in the US trailer. Sometimes when I´m not sure if watching a movie is worth it I look for the trailer and even if most of the time trailers are not very indicative if a movie is good or bad but it can help giving you a general idea about it.

So I kept waiting for the scene ( which is in no way gratuitous and part of the story ) to find out what it was all about and how it had come to this ( in the movie Seth Rogen is kind of a loser who pines after Anna Farris who doesn´t give him the time of day ) but then they cut to the next day and I had to go to the internet to watch it. Man, they used to put it in the tv guide if a movie was censored or not but I guess that so many of them are cut in the german version that they just don´t bother anymore.

I thought about buying the movie but now that I know that this scene was cut on tv I am undecided because it might also be cut on the DVD. Not that I think movies should have more rape scenes ( and you know that you can´t get off on this scene if you have seen the movie ) but knowing that they cut this scene you have to wonder what else they cut. This movie has a really dark and edgy kind of humor turning sometimes all to real so that the laughter gets stuck in your throat and removing some of the more crucial scenes could change the whole tone of the movie. So that´s another film where I have to get the uncensored movie in Spain.

Apropos uncensored movies, adult film icon Racquel Darrian celebrates her 48th birthday. She was one of the biggest star during the1990s ( she was active from 1989 to 1999 ) first doing exclusively girl on girl scenes and later working mostly with Derrick Lane whom she married in 1994. Raquel always had the cheerleader look and the most beautiful woman who ever worked in porn has done pictures for PLAYBOY, Penthouse, Hustler and Velvet to name just a few. You can also find a longer biography at imdb .  

Jon Lovitz turns 60 and from all his movies my favorite is High School High which might have something to do with the female lead Tia Carrere.

Apropos, Tia Carrere was also the female lead in Relic Hunter, a show that flopped despite it´s brilliant pitch : do an Indiana Jones tv series but instead of Harrison Ford make the archeologist a hot exotic sexbomb. I never understood why the series was not more successful since Tia wore sexy outfits, took off her clothes a few times and showed lots of skin.

But I guess it was because the scripts were not that good. Well, that and her assistant / girlie man Nigel, the americans always have an inferiority complex when it comes to people from Britain and the writers are no exception. So they didn´t have the cojones to make an english man cool ( one of the reasons why Mike Meyers did the Austin Powers movies ).

One final comic related birthday as Romeo Tanghal celebrates his 74th birthday who has worked on many titles for Marvel and DC but who is best known for inking The New Teen Titans where he had a big influence on the look as he gradually went to doing finishes on George Perez´ layouts.

The sad thing is that most people out there think they know Teen Titans when all they know is the cartoon version and they have no idea on what they all are missing out even with something as good as Young Justice.

Thankfully it seems like DC is finally continuing to re - print the entire run of the series - not just the George Perez issues ( although they are the best ) and they are going to release a new printing of the first omnibus hardcover. I thought about buying it when it was first available but then I read in some reviews that the binding was not very good so I didn´t buy it. I got the other two volumes and while the binding on the third one is pretty good I am afraid to read the second one. I have already written about the contents of those collections so I won´t go into more detail.

Coming back to the re - print of the first omnibus hardcover I probably won´t buy it because I managed to get volumes 1, 3 and 4 of the archive edition ( for at least half price ) so that it´s probably cheaper to buy volume 2 even if I have to pay the full price. In any case, no matter for which edition you want to go - omnibus, archive edition, trades, cheap back issues - make sure to check out The New Teen Titans because it´s one of the best series ever done by three masters of their craft. Especially before you buy any of the crap out there they are selling you as diversity. 

This section always has its bad parts and its good parts. So on one side it reminds me of the passing of Robin Williams, on the other side I finally get to post another episode of Faerie Tale Theater. It´s the first episode in which he plays the role of the frog / slash prince alongside Teri Garr as the spoiled princess and Rene Auberjonois ( whom many may know as security chief Odo on Star Trek Deep Space 9 or the villain of Police Academy 5 : Assingment Miami Beach with cult sirens Leslie Easterbrook and Janet Jones Gretzky ) as King Ulbrich. As longtime readers know Robin Williams not only played the lead role in the first episode of Faerie Tale Theater, he also initially advised Shelley Winters to go along with this endeavour. 

Now usually I only post videos from YouTube but because I mention Yaya Han and cosplaying so much in this post I wanted to add a longer video about the subject. Cosplay ! Crafting A Secret Identity is a documentary I have heard a lot about since it was announced but as you can see I had to get the video from another website. As usual I´ve not had time to see it.

We continue with another Kids React video although it is College Kids React as you can see with Kennedy who has grown up in all the right places. Daimn, if she´s in college I bet all the horny boys try to convince her to come to their frat party for some blacksploitation penetration.

Man, she´s really starting to give Brooklin some competition and I really would like to see them in a wet t - shirt competition against Sidney and Becca who really has started to get some huge sweater puppies lately.

Anyway, Kennedy has some serious bouncing action going on here and she is almost putting her boobs on the table. And that knowing smile - it´s like she is saying : It´s true, Subzero, once you had black you can´t go back.

We also have an asian girl in the video with Jeannie but I guess it will take some time until she reaches the level of sexiness as Emily. Emily, you can come over any time you want to engage in some oral asian lubrication.

Speaking of superior oral skills, I very seldom get to post something about Rihanna because I never have the time to do a proper cult siren entry for her or stay up to date with all the pictures or music videos. Which makes the fact that I am even aware of DJ Khaled´s video Wild Thoughts a small miracle. For which I am grateful because sex freak Rihanna really let´s it all hang loose and she even has some airwolf bouncing action in the video.

Anyway, I don´t watch a lot of music television lately but I swear every time I DID switch to some music channel this video was on very quickly. Not that I can blame them for wanting to play the video as often as they can but you really don´t have to hit me over the head, I can take a hint. By the way, that really is the guitar from Santana´s song Maria, Maria.

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