Pop Retro

Robocop

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In this April's edition of POP Retro, we take you back into 1987 where a groundbreaking original idea took popular culture by storm. Part man, Part machine and All Cop, this month's POP Retro is the future of law enforcement, Robocop. Origin In the future, the city of Detroit, Michigan is on the verge of collapse due to financial ruin ... Read More »

Singaporean Stormtrooper

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The stromtrooper has become quite an iconic figure thanks to the highly successful Star Wars series of movies and games. And it's no doubt that heads will turn when a white armored figure appears in public. While there are many Stormtroopers around, there is one particular stormtrooper that seems to be seen more often especially at events and recently looks ... Read More »

Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs

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In this month's POP Retro, we go back to the 80s to take a look at some good old mecha done western cowboy style. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs. Birth of the Star Sheriffs Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs is a 1987 animated space western following a similar theme as Galaxy Rangers and Bravestarr. Originally a 1984 anime ... Read More »

Doraemon: 30 Films Going On 31

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Welcome to Pop Retro, a segment in our online magazine where we take a look at some retro Pop Culture and how they have made an impact from comics or manga to movies. In this month's feature we look at the popular robot cat, Doraemon. This well loved Japanese series is about a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back ... Read More »