Author: Mark Cook

Mark Cook

Splash Into Summer With Some 90s Super Soaker Fun! I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to summer! The June edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs splashes into summer with none other than the might Super Soaker franchise! If you’re like me, 90% of my childhood summers were spent outside. We would…

Nickelodeon Capitalizes On The Video Game Craze With Nick Arcade I LRM’s RetroSpecs

Welcome back to the May edition of LRM’s Retro-Specs! We have been in the 80s for a good amount of time, so let’s give the 90s some love again! Nintendo and Sega initiates the video…

Four 90s Comic Films That Deserve A Second Chance

We all know that 1978’s Superman and 1989’s Batman paved the way for comic-inspired films. Even though they set the bar, other comic movies would follow. However, while some found success, others sputtered through. By…

MASK Transforms Its Way Into Awesome 80s Toy Boom I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome back to LRM’s Retro-Specs! There are a ton of toys out there. However biased I may be, the 80s toy boom is still untouchable. Sure, many may be trying to ride the coattails of…

Three Binge-Worthy Netflix Shows To Lead Us Into Summer

Three binge-worthy Netflix shows to lead us into Summer! Summer is right around the corner! It seems like yesterday we were just beginning 2022! Yet here we are. While many of us are making our…

Was A Possible “I Am Groot” Release Date Hinted At?

It’s difficult to not be a fan of Guardians of the Galaxy. We are still waiting for the next Guardians of the Galaxy installment to finish filming and be released. However, we may not have…

The 80s Toys That Need To Come Back From The Dead: Super Naturals And Visionaries I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the April installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! Zombies are in style. We can see this from The Walking Dead and fighting Nazi Zombies in Call of Duty games. The archetypal concept is nothing new.…

Comics To Check Out Before (Or After) Seeing The Batman

(SPOILER FREE) I know many of you have already seen The Batman, like myself. It is an excellent installment into the franchise. If you are a fan of Batman in general, but especially the DC…

Fighting Crime In A Future Time With The Real COPS Of The 80s I LRM’s Retro-Specs

Welcome to the February installment of LRM’s Retro-Specs! The 80s cartoon and toy boom is so extensive that at times many can fly under the radar. There are so many forgotten gems that need some…

Peaky Blinders Season 6 Release Date Artfully Revealed

The Peaky Blinders Season 6 release date has been on the minds since the end of Season 5 in 2019. While we continue to wait, the show releases a fun, interactive promotional competition. The Peaky…

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