First  |  Previous  |  Permalink  |  Next  |  Latest

#442: Loose Ends

February 10, 2010

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #431: Evil to the Last Drop; #432: In the Zoned; #440: Demons of the Inner Variety, Part One; #441: Demons of the Inner Variety, Part Two

If you're coming here from StumbleUpon, for God's sake, go to the New Readers page. You're coming in on page 441 of an ongoing series. Don't think you'll be able to just jump in and know what's going on. Because you won't.

For regular readers, I just wanted to mention that you have two options for following Multiplex via Twitter: @multiplex10, which is JUST the Multiplex updates. OR, you can follow me (@gmcalpin) for Multiplex and Movie Make-out updates, other links, random rants, and whatnot. A whole lot of whatnot, as a matter of fact.

You can also follow just the Movie Make-out feed via Twitter at @moviemakeout as of today.


Share This Strip:   Twitter Facebook Google+ StumbleUpon

Become a Multiplex patron

Multiplex is supported by Andrew Hathaway at Can’t Stop the Movies, A Fan of Coherence, and readers like you via PATREON. Help keep the Multiplex 10 open for business by becoming a patron today!

Patron rewards include:

  • Free eBooks!
  • Multiplex Movie Reviews and other bonus comics
  • Character doodles!
  • Invites to Google Hangouts!
  • Sneak peeks at early and in-progress strips and artwork!
  • and MORE!

Visit my Patreon page to learn more!

Deleted Scenes Blog

Bonus comics, drawings,
movie trailers and more

Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015)

Sunday, March 1, 2015

I was never a huge Star Trek fan, exactly. I love some of the early episodes, and I think Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time. I enjoyed Star Trek III and IV, too, for what they were. I read a bunch of the DC Comics Star Trek stuff at that time, because my brother bought them. And I watched a bit of the Next Generation and then fell off the wagon. Kirk and Spock were my Star Trek, and the Star Trek 2–4 “era” was its peak for me, warts and all, because that’s the “era” that really hooked me. And really, for me, it was all about Wrath of Khan.

In addition to playing Mr. Spock, of course, Leonard Nimoy did a lot of other things. He was on Mission: Impossible. He directed a few movies (Three Men and a Baby!). He was a photographer. He was the voice of Civilization IV. But one thing I really loved of his was Standby: Lights, Camera, Action, on Nickelodeon from 1982–1987, which provided a behind the scenes look at movies like Star Trek III, Return of the Jedi, 2010, and more. Nimoy hosted and occasionally interviewed guests like George Lucas. As a budding film nerd in the pre-Internet Dark Ages, behind the scenes specials like Standby: Lights, Camera, Action were hard to come by. I ate that show up.

Anyway, as you’re undoubtedly aware by now, Leonard Nimoy passed away on the 27th. As cartoonists do when they’re sad about these kinds of things, I drew a picture:

Leonard_Nimoy

Other Recent Posts

RETURN TO TOP OF PAGE