Archive for September 2010

09.30.2010

Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes animated series on Oct. 20

Marvel launches their new Avengers animated series on Wednesday, October 20 on Disney XD!  Here are a couple sneak-peek videos. Avengers promo (30 seconds) Ant-Man is cool! (6 minutes) For more information, visit the official website for the cartoon. My thanks to Van Allen Plexico for directing me towards these videos!

09.29.2010

Read This Too – Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius

Comics are fun!  Typically when we talk comics here, we’re discussing mainstream superhero titles such as Justice League of America, Aquaman, Flash, or The Avengers.  Today ONCE UPON A GEEK is participating in a loosely-themed crossover with 17 other blogs entitled, “Read This Too!”  The basic idea is for each blogger involved to recommend a […]

09.28.2010

My Geek Birthday – New Geeky T-Shirts

Yesterday I posted several items I received for my birthday, including a TARDIS Cookie Jar.  Today I’ll be covering the awesome geek-related t-shirts I received! This first shirt came from my four year old daughter, the Precocious Princess.  She knows her daddy loves Star Wars so she picked out this shirt for me!  I love […]

09.27.2010

My Geek Birthday – Doctor Who TARDIS Cake and Cookie Jar

I was totally overwhelmed and touched by all the birthday wishes I received last week!  My thanks to all of you that sent messages through Facebook, ultimately bringing the social networking goliath to its knees on Thursday.  I was on the road for work on my actual birthday, but I was able to catch dinner […]

09.23.2010

Doctor Fate Essential Reading List

As some of you may already know, Doctor Fate is one of my all-time favorite superheroes.  A buddy of mine, Justin Clarke, recently asked me to recommend some Doctor Fate stories worth reading.  I compiled the list and realized this would make a great post!  So here is my DOCTOR FATE ESSENTIAL READING LIST! If […]

09.22.2010

REVIEW: Geeky T-Shirts from MyTeeSpot.com

If you’ve been reading ONCE UPON A GEEK for awhile, then you know I love me some geeky apparel.  In preparation for Dragon*Con this year, I acquired a couple new geeky t-shirts to wear with pride at the event.  Check out these awesome new shirts! I absolutely love these designs!  I tend to gravitate towards […]

09.21.2010

Doctor Who is Coming to Nintendo – Watch Out, Mario!

Doctor Who is coming to the Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS!  Well… at least for British people it is. Nintendo has announced there will be two new games and some Sonic Screwdriver accessories released in the UK and Australia later this year.  Doctor Who: Return To Earth will be released for the Wii along with […]

09.20.2010

ACQUIRED: DC Adventures RPG – Hero’s Handbook

I bought the new DC ADVENTURES: Hero’s Handbook RPG from Green Ronin Publishing! Here is the description of the book from the Green Ronin online store: Join the never-ending battle for truth and justice in the world’s greatest super-hero universe, using the world’s greatest super-hero roleplaying game! The DC ADVENTURES Hero’s Handbook is a complete […]

09.16.2010

Tenderness by General Public

For whatever reason, the 1980’s song “Tenderness” by General Public has been stuck in my head for two weeks.  While at Dragon*Con I would randomly burst into a chorus of, “Ohhhh, Tenderness”, which was immediately followed by Chocotaco’s call-back, “Where is it?!?!”   Chocotaco was kind enough to post the original MTV video to my Facebook.  […]

09.15.2010

Dragon*Con 2010 Recap – My Weekend of Insanity (lots of pics!)

Dragon*Con, my home away from home.  I believe this was my 10th appearance at this convention and it was definitely one of the better ones! Attended lots of panels, hung out with my friends, met some celebrities, drank far too much, took over 600 photos, and generally had a great time.  Sometime in the near […]

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