Today is a huge day for Liam and I, it's hard to put into words. A few weeks ago DC Comics fans channel approached us in regards to being a part of the Hanna Barbera book club. Each month Liam and I will be reviewing the new reboot of Scooby Doo comics called Scooby Doo Apocalypse. To say we are excited is the understatement of the century.
We are just a husband and wife in Melbourne, Australia who make little YouTube videos in our lounge room for fun. The fact that DC Comics even knows we exist blows my mind.
I myself have been a fan of Hanna Barbera for my entire life. I collect all things Hanna Barbera especially the Flinstones Movie and Scooby Doo. I can not wait to share my passion for this amazing character with the entire world.
I thought it would be fun to share with you my two favourite Scooby Doo TV/Movies before we jump into the Scooby Doo Apocalypse review.
Scooby Doo And KISS: Rock n' Roll Mystery
This movie is like it has been made just for me. A cross over between Scooby Doo and my favourite band KISS. What makes this movie so amazing is that KISS voice themselves and use their original music.
In this story KISS Army member Daphne tricks the Mystery Squad into visiting KISS World a KISS theme park complete with rides and themed food. (I wish this place actually existed, so rad) All Daphne wants to do is see KISS live at their Halloween concert in the park, but upon arriving they find their mystery solving skills are needed in order for KISS to be able to play. The Crimson Witch is scaring away park visitors and has summoned The Destroyer from Kissteria. KISS and the Mystery Squad team up and travel between dimensions all for the sake of Rock and Roll.
As a huge KISS fan I absolutely loved all the insider jokes from the names of characters being KISS songs and the use of the Black Diamond as a major plot point. It was clever, well acted and almost too much to handle for a fan girl like me.
Be Cool Scooby Doo
This is the most recent Scooby Doo cartoon series and by far my favourite. This is where my obsession with Scooby Doo reached new heights. With a modern animation style similar to Family Guy and clever writing, this show never fails to make me laugh. Each of the Mystery Squad members are the best versions of themselves. Velma gives us all the tiny details when solving a crime, Fred's passion for the mystery van is sweet, Shaggy and Scooby seem to put hot sauce on everything and Daphne... well at one point she gets obsessed with puppets. (My favourite episode)
The gang has just finished their last year of high school and take a road trip to find adventure and spend quality time together. It's hilarious, spooky and sweet all at the same time.
And now without further delay here is my review of the brand new comic Scooby Doo Apocalypse:
I wanted to take this moment to thank you all for your support over the last few years on YouTube. It's all your wonderful comments and letters that make us do what we do and we never would have had this incredible opportunity with DC Comics without you. Thank you for sharing it with us.