Archive for June 2009


The Great Geek Escape

Look what Serv and I found in Illinois… How cool is that!  We drove 800+ miles on Monday ~ Minnesota to Tennessee.  Should be home Tuesday afternoon/evening.  More pictures later.


Geek Road Trip!

Serv (of The Unique Geek and and I are hitting the road!  We’re leaving today for Minnesota to move his things down to Florida.  We’ll be trapped together either moving furniture or driving a U-Haul truck for the next five days straight.  Wish us luck. Hopefully we’ll both survive. You can see what happened […]


Doctor Who RPG Release Announced!

Finally! Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space role-playing game release has been officially announced.  Cubicle 7 Entertainment Ltd has been working on this for a LONG time.  It’s nice to see that they’ve finally been able to announce the month of release.  Watch for it coming in October to a den of geeks near […]


The Rambunctious Rascal’s First Blog Entry

We’ve got a special treat today… I’m pleased to present today’s ONCE UPON A GEEK Special Correspondent, my nine year old step-son, The Rambunctious Rascal! Just a little background for you, my step-son is not actually named “Rascal” but we’ll be calling him that for blogging purposes.  He expressed an interest in writing a blog […]


Kid Devil original drawing

I had plans for today, but I’m still reeling from the amazing Father’s Day gift I received.  Go back and look at yesterday’s post again.  It’s still the awesome! So today will be nice and easy.  Check out this really cool Kid Devil/Red Devil (from Teen Titans) original sketch by artist Scott Redding.  He did […]


The Greatest Father’s Day Geek-Gift Ever

My wife and children surprised me with the single greatest Father’s Day gift any comic book geek could dream of.  My wife commissioned local artist, Billy Penn (Hot Shot & Mighty Girl, Savage Dragon), to do a comic book cover featuring me.  Behold the astonishing result… Click the image for a larger version.  On the […]


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A big THANK YOU to the readers of this blog!  I sincerely appreciate that you take time out of your day to read my ramblings.   I want to make it convenient for you to keep up with ONCE UPON A GEEK.  Therefore, I’ve recently added a couple more ways to get the posts.   […]


James Robinson and Mark Bagley on JLA starting in October

The DC Blog The Source has just announced that writer James Robinson and artist Mark Bagley will be the new ongoing creative team on the Justice League of America monthly book starting in October.  That’s freakin’ awesome! You may have heard that writer Dwayne McDuffie was recently fired from Justice League of America.  Also, you […]


Runaways Digest #8… finally!

Just last week, Marvel finally published Runaways Digest Volume 8.  This digest has been a long time in coming.  It reprints Runaways #25-30, written by Joss Whedon (Buffy, Firefly, Astonishing X-Men). Runaways Digest Volume 7 was published in August 2007.  Seriously, nearly a two year wait between digests! The final issue in this collection (issue […]


Learn CPR

Not geeky, not funny.  Just plain and simple… Learn CPR.  If you don’t know it, go learn it.  If you’ve learned it before, refresh your memory. According to the American Heart Association: Almost 80 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur at home and are witnessed by a family member Only 6.4 percent of sudden cardiac […]

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