Archive for July 2010

07.30.2010

Expendables Trailer – YOU MUST WATCH THIS

Okay… to be fair, this isn’t really a geek movie trailer.  However, it is required viewing for all men.  Even if you’ve already seen a trailer for The Expendables, you gotta watch this one.  It shares all the right reasons for guys to see this movie!  Are you man enough?!?!? If you can’t view the […]

07.29.2010

Too Many Blondes?

Are there too many blond female sidekicks?  It occurred to me yesterday that the female sidekicks of the “Big Three” are all currently blond: Supergirl, Wonder Girl, and Batgirl. That’s sort of odd.  The previous Batgirl and Wonder Girl were both raven-haired, while the Batgirl before that was a redhead. Supergirl has pretty much always […]

07.28.2010

My Daughter and the Invasion of the Toys

I have a four-year-old daughter.  Let’s call her the Precocious Princess for discussion purposes here.  As many children do, she idolizes her older brother (he’s 10).  She sees him playing with superhero and sci-fi action figures and emulates his behavior.  Recognizing that, I’ve been trying to buy her girl-centric superhero toys.  If she’s going to […]

07.27.2010

REVIEW: Batman Odyssey #1 by Neal Adams

I should start off by admitting that I love Neal Adams artwork.  This guy is a MASTER!  An absolute master artist.  He helped redefine the look of comics in the 1970s and he can still draw just about anybody under the table.  Okay, with my disclaimer out of the way I can get on with […]

07.26.2010

DC Universe Online video game trailer

Check out this amazing trailer!!!  The heroes of DC face seemingly insurmountable odds against threats both physical and mental in this 5 minute CG trailer for DC Universe Online! Video Games | DC Universe Online | Exclusive Who Do You Trust Trailer HD XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii If you can’t see […]

07.23.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Millennium and Who’s Who Update

Today we conclude our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! So far this week we’ve looked at the Justice League, Dr. Fate, Amethyst, Suicide Squad, Checkmate, Doom Patrol, Green Arrow, Young All-Stars, Flash, The World of Krypton, and […]

07.22.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Flash, and the World of Krypton & Smallville

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! So far this week we’ve looked at the Justice League, Dr. Fate, Amethyst, Suicide Squad, Checkmate, Doom Patrol, Green Arrow, and Young All-Stars.  Today we’re racing faster than a […]

07.21.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Green Arrow and the Young All-Stars

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! So far this week we’ve looked at the Justice League, Dr. Fate, Amethyst, Suicide Squad, Checkmate, and Doom Patrol.  Today we’re shooting straight for victory with Green Arrow and […]

07.20.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Suicide Squad, Checkmate, and Doom Patrol

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! Yesterday we looked at Justice League, the Dr. Fate mini-series, and an Amethyst mini-series.  Today we’ll delve into the seedier side of the DCU by looking at a couple […]

07.19.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Justice League, Doctor Fate, and Amethyst

I love old comics!  I especially love old advertisements.  Maybe it’s nostalgia, maybe it’s my marketing background, or maybe I’m just getting old.  Regardless, I love seeing old ads for upcoming comics!  While reading a particular batch of old DC Comics, I was surprised at how many great titles were launched in 1987.  Seriously, it […]

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