Archive for July 2010

07.16.2010

The Greatest Batman Team-up That Never Happened

I present to you the greatest Batman team-up that never happened… Batman vs Donkey Kong!!! Click the image to enlarge. Found on deankotz’s Deviant art page.  According to the artist, his next project will be Superman vs Burger Time!

07.15.2010

Pins from Marvel Comics, Independents Comics, Movies, and TV

As mentioned yesterday, I was a big fan of comic-related pins in the late-80s and through the mid-90s.  Yesterday we featured pins from DC Comics, today we’re going to feature pins from Marvel Comics, independent comic companies, movies, and TV. Thankfully comic companies were generous with giveaway pins and also sold some nice quality cloisonne […]

07.14.2010

Pins from DC Comics

Back in the late-80s through the mid-90s I was a big fan of pins.  I loved wearing pins on my shirts, especially those associated with comic books!  Thankfully comic companies were generous with giveaway pins and also sold some nice quality cloisonne pins. Cloisonne pins are small decorative pins worn on the lapel of a […]

07.13.2010

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel

How did I not know about this movie before now?!?!? It’s about time travel. It’s starring Chris O’Dowd from THE IT CROWD. It’s British. It’s billed as DOCTOR WHO meets SHAUN OF THE DEAD. And it’s got Anna Faris. The film was released in the UK back in April 2009. WTF, mate?!?!  Utterly bizarre that […]

07.13.2010

Thank You Scraps!

Folks, I owe a tremendous thanks to my fellow blogger, Scraps!  I was experiencing a problem with my new WordPress theme that I simply couldn’t fix myself.  She offered her assistance and worked through the code with me.  She found the bug and told me exactly how to fix it.  THANK YOU SCRAPS!  You’re my […]

07.12.2010

Neil Gaiman’s Death (from Sandman) in non-Vertigo Comics

You’ve probably already heard, but Neil Gaiman’s Death (from Sandman) is scheduled to appear in the October issue of Action Comics.  This isn’t the first time Death has appeared in a superhero comic.  Here are two examples where Death appeared outside of the Vertigo line.  It hasn’t happened very often and it was long ago. […]

07.12.2010

Once Upon a Geek has regenerated!

An update on some web site administration today.  Some of you may have noticed that ONCE UPON A GEEK looks a little different today.  The changes were cosmetically minor, so don’t feel bad if you didn’t see a difference.  While the changes will seem minor to you, they are tremendous to me!  Ever since I […]

07.9.2010

Calvin and Jobs

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you know I love me some Calvin & Hobbes.  Well here is a clever parody where Hobbes has been replaced with Steve Jobs from Apple.  These were written by Jacob Lambert and drawn by Gary Hallgren.  Click each image to enlarge.

07.8.2010

CSI: Gallifrey

If you ever watch CSI: Miami, then you’ll get this… … We don’t get fooled again … My thanks to my friend SGhoul for sending this.

07.7.2010

Alex Ross Marvel Artwork

Today I felt like spotlighting some of Alex Ross’ gorgeous Marvel work.  Enjoy! Secret Wars Marvel Encyclopedia (click to enlarge) Spider-Man Green Goblin Assemble (click to enlarge) Visions: Iron Man First Avengers Marvel 1970s (click to enlarge) Uncanny X-Men #500 (click to enlarge) New Mutants #1 Mighty Marvel Heroes &  Villains – This one is […]

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