Only Mildly Threatening

I was just digging through some old emails, and I found this little beauty. Back in 2008 when I was leaving EALA to go up to MGS and work on Gears of War, one of the Medal of Honor concept artists, Toby Wilson, drew this little charicature of me in COG armor. The hat is one of our Medal of Honor Airborne ball caps, and it was a staple of my wardrobe while at EA.

Charicature of Justin Korthof as a Gear

Thanks, Toby!

The History of – Part 5

March 10, 2005. With the words “Hello from Sydney,” Superman Returns director Bryan Singer opened the doors of the production to the hungry masses online.

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The History of – Part 4

With WB on the phone, and the Superman Returns film production crew wanting to talk to us about some cool fan outreach opportunities, my mind of course went to the design of the site. I wanted to redesign it to feel a bit more serious, or at least a little less amateurish. This History update is a look at some of the concepts that were thrown around during this brief period of confusion.

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The History of – Part 3

Things were looking up for, but we were about to make a leap into a whole new echelon. As with most growth spurts for the site, this all began with yet another site redesign… to make us a little more content-friendly. Read more of this post

The History of – Part 2 has an interesting history. The site actually started somewhere else, and the old-timers remember where – SuperHeroHype. That’s right, your favorite Superman┬ácommunity was born entirely of another community.┬áThis is how the first incarnation of the site came about.

The History of – Part 1

As part of the fourth anniversary celebration of (back in 2008), I thought it would be fun to make a few posts about the history of BlueTights. With the site now leaving, I wanted to bring those posts over here to preserve the history of that great community. In this first look, I wanted to highlight the logos we’ve gone through in building the BlueTights Network. Most of the old-timers remember these, but I thought it would be fun to look at for some of the folks who came along halfway through our journey.

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The End of an Era

Since the early days of 2004, I’ve been building a Superman-focused community called Over the years, the site has seen more success than I ever could have imagined in it’s earliest days. Earlier this week, I announced I was closing down, the most successful community site I’ve ever run. This is the letter I wrote about why I’d be closing the site down, but I’m not sure that I could ever sum up the happiness and gratitude I feel toward the community itself.

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