Archive for November 2008


Star Trek New Movie – Lots of Pics from the Second Trailer

We interrupt your usual ONCE UPON A GEEK reading for an important announcement…  The new Star Trek movie trailer is now available for viewing online at the official website,  I’ve taken a number of screen captures from the trailer and posted them below so you can get a better look at some of the […]


Aquaman Week: Long Live the King

It was bound to happen sooner or later… it’s AQUAMAN WEEK here at Once Upon a Geek! Now for all you Aqua-haters out there, please give this week a chance.  Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something interesting. If nothing else, hang around so you can make pithy “go talk to some fish” comments. Why I […]


Watchmen – New Trailer

Freakin’ awesome!!! If you can’t see the embedded video, please click here.  Or you can watch a really clear version online at Superhero Hype.


Star Trek: Stuff I Enjoy

I hear from a lot of my friends that Star Trek is dead to them.  They don’t believe there is any Star Trek out there worth taking notice of.  I believe there are tons of Star Trek stories out there to enjoy if you simply look. Much of what I like is older, but it’s […]


Star Trek: My First Experience

With all the hype surrounding the new Star Trek movie, I thought I would take a moment to reflect on how I was first exposed to Star Trek.  I don’t consider myself to be a Trekkie or Trekker, just a fairly knowledgeable fan of some of the incarnations of Star Trek.  I’m happy to say […]


Veterans Day: The War That Time Forgot

In honor of Veterans Day, I thought I would post some of my favorite covers from the comic book ‘Star Spangled War Stories’.  These all feature ‘The War That Time Forgot’ as the lead story.  American soldiers versus Dinosaurs – heck ya! If you are interested in reading some of these, DC recently reprinted quite […]


POLL: ‘Chuck’ or ‘Big Bang Theory’?

Which TV show do you prefer, ‘Chuck’ or ‘Big Bang Theory’?  It seems to me that there are two camps of geek TV watchers this season.  After talking with a great number of people, I’ve noticed that geeks watch either ‘Chuck’ or ‘Big Bang Theory’, but not both.  I realize both airs at the same […]


List Week: A Variety of Geek Lists

LIST WEEK concludes here at ONCE UPON A GEEK.  This time out I’ve assembled a handful of lists to help you get through your Friday.  If you’ve got any great lists you’d like to add, feel free to drop them in the comments for everyone to enjoy! From the Houston Chronicle online comes “Fifteen geek […]


List Week: Top 50 WTF Moments in Comics

LIST WEEK continues here at ONCE UPON A GEEK!  Today’s list comes from the and is the ‘Top 50 WTF Moments in Comics‘.  My thanks once again to my buddy ‘lessthan12parsecs’ for posting this list to THE UNIQUE GEEK (given how many funny links he posts, I really can’t see how he has time […]


List Week: The 50 Greatest Villains in Literature

LIST WEEK continues here at ONCE UPON A GEEK!  Today’s list comes from the Telegraph newspaper and is ‘The 50 Greatest Villains in Literature‘.  My thanks to my buddy ‘lessthan12parsecs’ for posting this list to THE UNIQUE GEEK.  These literary villains hail from a variety of places, but there are definitely some folks with geek-cred […]

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