Archive for June 2009

06.16.2009

Star Wars Muppet Figures

A while back my wife picked up these cute Star Wars Muppet pvc figures for me at one of the Disney theme parks.  They are adorable!  Characters include: Fozzie the Bear as Chewbacca  (brilliant casting!) Rizzo the Rat as Yoda  (love the green ears!) Gonzo as Darth Vader  (hilarious!) Kermit the Frog as Luke Skywalker […]

06.15.2009

Star Trek New Frontier

Don’t know how I missed this, but a new Star Trek: New Frontier novel by Peter David was released back in April.  I picked it up this weekend and can’t wait to read it!  The new book is called Treason and has been published in oversized softcover format, sometimes called trade paperback format (not to […]

06.12.2009

Arrested Development – A Hi-Brow Sitcom

A few weeks ago I was on a trip for work and found myself bored in my hotel room.  I needed something to do while I ironed shirts, so I decided to cruise Hulu.com looking for episodes of Burn Notice.  An ad for the television comedy Arrested Development caught my eye.  I’d certainly heard of […]

06.11.2009

Infinity, Inc. Advertisement – 1984

Check out this ad for Infinity, Inc. from 1984!  Pretty cool!  If you aren’t familiar with this series, the heroes were the children of the Justice Society of America.  Several of these characters eventually graduated to the JSA team.  1980’s goodness!

06.10.2009

Cowabunga!

Not exactly what Eastman & Laird had in mind, but it works.  A great costume idea for a Dragon*Con quartet.  Somehow I don’t think I’ve got the legs to pull off Raphael. Originally found at CollegeHumor.com.

06.9.2009

Doctor Who: The Time War

Here is a super-cool fan-made video about the Time War (from Doctor Who).  This was done by BabelColour. If you can’t see the embedded video, click here. Also, for some crazy Doctor Who/Star Trek crossovers, check out the links below.  Really great graphics. Doctor Who – Trek Through Time I – HD Red Nose Day […]

06.8.2009

Blue Devil Week Addendum

Thanks once again to everyone that stopped by during BLUE DEVIL WEEK here at Once Upon a Geek. Based upon feedback I’ve received, quite a few people have enjoyed the Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn interview.  I’m thrilled to hear that!  Keep your comments coming! There were a couple images I’ve presented previously that I […]

06.5.2009

Exclusive Interview with Creators of Blue Devil & Amethyst – Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn

BLUE DEVIL WEEK concludes here at ONCE UPON A GEEK… Today we’ve got a very special treat – the first creator interview from ONCE UPON A GEEK!  Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn, creators of the DC comic book characters Blue Devil and Amethyst Princess of Gemworld, were kind enough to spend some time with Ravenface […]

06.4.2009

Favorite Blue Devil Covers

BLUE DEVIL WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Today we’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite comic book covers related to Blue Devil. Also, be sure to come back tomorrow for a 90-minute audio interview with the creators of Blue Devil and Amethyst, Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn! As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, […]

06.3.2009

Blue Devil Week: Non-Comic Appearances

BLUE DEVIL WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Today we’ll be spotlighting places Blue Devil has turned up outside of comic books. Don’t forget, on Friday we’ll feature an exclusive ONCE UPON A GEEK interview with the creators of Blue Devil! Animation Blue Devil made a few cameos in the Justice League Unlimited […]

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