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Zadzooks Archive: February 2009


  • Zadzooks: Watchmen, The End is Nigh and Halo Wars

    Zadzooks Video Game Minute for February 27, 2009 - Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski previews Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment's Watchmen: The End is Nigh for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and reviews Microsoft's Halo Wars for the Xbox 360. Published February 26 2009

  • Bennett's Best for the week of February 22

    Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Scott Pilgrim vs. The Universe (aka Scott Pilgrim Vol.5) from Oni Press and Secret Invasion: Black Panther from Marvel Entertainment. Published February 26 2009

  • Bennett's Best for the week of February 15

    Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Naoki Urasawa's 20th Century Boys and Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka from Viz Media. Published February 26 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Hasbro showroom

    A tour through the Hasbro showroom found plenty of toys and action figures based on Star Wars, G.I Joe and Marvel Comics. With movies such as "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and "X-Men Origins: Wolverine and the popular cartoon series "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," Hasbro should have a very successful year. Published February 21 2009

  • Bennett's Best for the week of February 8

    Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Batman, No. 686 from DC Comics and Thor, No. 600 from Marvel Entertainment. Published February 20 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Lego and Mattel

    Washington Times' reporter Joseph Szadkowski covers the 2009 American International Toy Fair. Here's the fifth in a series of video segments devoted to the New York City event. A sweep through the Lego booth at Javits Center found cool Star Wars and Indiana Jones kits. In Mattel's showroom, the Batman: The Brave and the Bold collection features the Sky Force Batmobile and a variety of action figures. Published February 19 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Mattel's History of Barbie

    Washington Times' reporter Joseph Szadkowski covers the 2009 American International Toy Fair. Here's the fourth in a series of video segments devoted to the New York City event. Barbie celebrates her fiftieth anniversary in 2009. Here's the five decade history seen in her most famous incarnations during a visit to the Mattel showroom. Published February 16 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Hasbro's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    Washington Times' reporter Joseph Szadkowski covers the 2009 American International Toy Fair. Here's the third in a series of video segments devoted to the New York City event. Michael Bay, director of the upcoming Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, stopped by the Hasbro showroom. Here's a bit of what he saw from the new Transformers toy line. Published February 16 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Techno Source's Rubik’s TouchCube

    Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski covers the 2009 American International Toy Fair. Here's the second in a series of video segments devoted to the New York City event. Techno Source President, Eric Levin demonstrates Rubik’s TouchCube, the first completely electronic solvable Cube. It features touch sensor technology on all six sides, a motion-detecting accelerometer, and colored lights in every square. Published February 15 2009

  • Zadzooks: Toy Fair 2009, Mattel's Mindflex

    Washington Times' reporter Joseph Szadkowski covers the 2009 American International Toy Fair. Here's the first in a series of video segments devoted to the New York City event. Mattel presented a new game tapping into mental acuity called Mindflex. It uses dry EEG sensor technology and a headset that reads and interprets brainwaves. It is not a cheap Jedi mind trick. Published February 15 2009

  • Zadzooks Video Game Minute - February 13, 2009

    Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski discusses the latest from the Clem Burke Drumming Project and its work with Guitar Hero World Tour, previews Atari's Ghostbusters: The Video Game and reviews Electronic Arts' The Lord of the Rings: Conquest. Published February 13 2009

  • Bennett's Best for the week of February 1

    Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Secret Warriors from Marvel Entertainment and I am Legion from Devil's Due Publishing. Published February 6 2009

  • Zadzooks Video Game Minute - February 6, 2009

    Washington Times reporter Joseph Szadkowski discusses Capcom’s latest chapter to its grand daddy of all survival horror games, Resident Evil 5, that debuts on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this March 13th. Published February 6 2009

  • Bennett's Best for the week of January 25

    Legendary comic book store owner Greg Bennett provides a pair of recommendations for comic book lovers every week. This week its Batman: The Man Who Laughs from DC Comics and Criminal: Volume 4, Bad Night from Marvel Entertainment. Published February 1 2009