Archive for October 2009

10.16.2009

Walt Simonson on Doctor Who

Believe it or not, the legendary Walt Simonson drew some Doctor Who illustrations back in 1980.  These were published in Marvel Premiere issues #57 and #60.  The feature stories in these issues were colorized reprints of the British Doctor Who Weekly comic strips (eventually retitled Doctor Who Magazine).  Simonson’s drawings were used for covers and […]

10.15.2009

Dear Mr. Watterson… A Thank You to the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes

Dear Mr. Watterson is a film project spearheaded by Joel Allen Schroeder.  According to their website,  “Dear Mr. Watterson is a film that will look to the readers and fans of Calvin & Hobbes to tell the story of the strip and its creator. As we follow the life and career of Bill Watterson through […]

10.14.2009

Batman Drawing I Did Twenty Years Ago

Below you’ll find a drawing of Batman I did back in 1988 that I recently unearthed.  I drew it free hand, but based it upon a Brian Bolland panel in Batman: The Killing Joke (see further below for that original panel).  My drawing measures 13 inches by 17 inches, whereas the original panel measures a […]

10.13.2009

Geek Links – 2009.10.13

I thought I would provide some links to funny and interesting things I’ve come across lately.  Some of these were sent to me by friends, others found on listservs, and some I just stumbled across.  Enjoy! Superhero Facebook Status Updates on Comics Alliance Spoiler pics from new Doctor Who including Matt Smith in David Tennant’s […]

10.12.2009

Justice League Detroit in upcoming “Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths” DVD

I just finished watching the animated movie Superman/Batman: Pubic Enemies.  I liked the film, but I don’t think I have it in me to write a full-on review of the movie right now.  Bottom line, it was enjoyable.  Give it a try. What did catch my eye was the sneak peek for an upcoming DC […]

10.8.2009

Geek Apparel – T-shirts, Hats, and Boxers

Today we are presenting the latest collection of geek related t-shirts from my closet.  This time around I’ve included some baseball caps and even one pair of new boxers.  For past entries featuring geek apparel, please click here.  These shirts are all fairly recent acquisitions.  Please note nearly all of these were gifts.  My wife […]

10.7.2009

Artist Competition for New Frank Cho Comic

There is a new contest on the Image Comics forum hosted by Frank Cho and Doug Murray. This purpose of this contest is to find an artist for the upcoming book 50-GIRLS-50.  There are about 150 contestants at this point, with Cho and Murray selecting their favorites at the Baltimore Comic Con this weekend.  To […]

10.6.2009

Star Wars – Inappropriate Soundtracks

These are hilarious!  Classic Star Wars scenes, but with a different soundtrack.  What a difference!  Enjoy! If you can’t see the embedded video above for Star Wars: A New Hope, please click here. If you can’t see the embedded video above for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, please click here. If you can’t see […]

10.5.2009

Green Arrow Action Figures

I recently participated in a team-up between my Firestorm blog and a friend’s Green Arrow blog.  That inspired me to dig out the various Green Arrow action figures I own.  There are TONS of Green Arrow action figures out there.  Click here to see how many come up on Google Images if you don’t believe […]

10.2.2009

For the Doctor Who fans

My thanks to Cary from THE UNIQUE GEEK listserv for pointing me in the direction of this.

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