Archive for October 2008

10.31.2008

Blue Devil vs Dr Fate [Original Sketch]

While at DragonCon this year, I commissioned a sketch from artist David Wong.  I’d seen some of his work in the past at DragonCon and was impressed.  He doesn’t draw comics for the primary publishers, but he appears to make his living off his art. I just received my commission in the mail.  The image […]

10.30.2008

Almost Transformers

My thanks to Cary from THE UNIQUE GEEK for finding this one.  Hilarious!  If you can’t see the embedded video below, click here. This skit, ‘Almost Transformers’ was featured on an Australian comedy show, ‘Merrick and Rosso’.  Check out other videos from them on their website.

10.29.2008

‘Batman & The Outsiders’ + ‘Bloodlines’… Seriously?

Did you notice that Chuck Dixon included one of the ‘Bloodlines’ parasites in his last issue of ‘Batman & the Outsiders’?  Seriously, dude.  I wouldn’t lie to you.  Check out ‘Batman & the Outsiders’ #10. So do you think that was Dixon’s way of flipping DC the bird, or do you think he was building […]

10.28.2008

‘Secret Wars II’ Collected – This is So Wrong

The first comic I bought as a collector was Secret Wars issue #2 back in sixth grade.  Some of you may recall I wrote a post about this experience back in June.  Before I begin my rant, I want to be sure you understand that Secret Wars issue #2 should in no way to be […]

10.27.2008

Kurt Busiek Sequel to ‘Marvels’ This December

Marvels was an award-winning publishing sensation in 1994 that made Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross into stars.  Coming in December is the long-awaited sequel, Marvels: Eye of the Camera by Kurt Busiek and Marvel-newcomer Jay Anacleto.  Now this is a comic worth getting excited about folks! Marvels examined the Marvel Universe from the perspective of […]

10.24.2008

Meet the Awesomes!

Some Chuck items for your Friday!  If you missed this weeks throw down between Yvonne Strahovski and Nicole Richie in the shower, you can catch it on Hulu.com – “Chuck vs. The Cougars”. I came across some other great Chuck-related resources this past week.  First up is the awesome fansite ChuckTV.net.  It’s a really well done […]

10.23.2008

SHINING… The Feel Good Movie of 1980

Okay… this is not purely geek, but it’s still really funny.  Also, this came out a few years ago, so please forgive my tardiness to the party.  Thanks to my old friend Butz for directing me towards this. If you can’t see the embedded video, click here.  

10.22.2008

Blue Devil Action Figure Announced!

Dude, I’m totally jazzed!  It’s just been announced that DC Direct will be producing a Blue Devil action figure!  That’s right, because I demanded it!  Yup, just me.  I can’t imagine anyone else besides me has been clamoring for this.  Blue Devil just so happens to be one of my top five favorite superheroes of […]

10.21.2008

Batman: Year Three

I recently recorded an episode of Views from the Longbox with Michael Bailey in which we covered the 1988 story “Batman: Death in the Family“.  The episode should be available for download within in a few weeks.  “Death in the Family” is the story in which the second Robin, Jason Todd, was murdered by the […]

10.20.2008

Star Trek New Movie – Lots of Pics

The new Star Trek movie is coming, whether you like it or not! And this time they are aiming to make Star Trek cool.  Hard to believe, I know.  Directing and producing this new Star Trek film is J.J. Abrams (Lost, Alias, Fringe, Cloverfield), so there is a good chance the movie will be entertaining […]

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