Archive for December 2010

12.31.2010

Doctor Who Teaser Just for Us Yanks

BBC America ran a special Doctor Who teaser recently just for us folks here in the United States!  Check it out below! Yee-haw!  And if you missed the complete trailer for next season, check it out below. It looks soooo good!  I can’t wait for next season!  Geronimo! Oh yeah, Happy New Year too!

12.29.2010

Doctor Doom versus Doctor Who

The Eleventh Doctor locked in a life or death struggle with Doctor Doom as the Fantastic Four and Amy Pond look on helplessly! Here is the inked version before coloring. I couldn’t resist posting this insanely awesome picture here!  Drawing by Dan McDaid with colors by Dean Trippe.  Found via HeroPress.net.

12.28.2010

Norman Rockwell Homage by John Byrne

Long-time readers of ONCE UPON A GEEK may recall I’m a big fan of Norman Rockwell.  My good buddy Ravenface recently directed me to a wonderful Norman Rockwell tribute by John Byrne done in 2007.  This is a homage to Rockwell’s famous “Runaway” painting.  Check out the inked work below, and further down is a […]

12.27.2010

Listen Up: Christmas Podcast Insanity

Listen up folks!  I recently appeared on three, count ‘em THREE, Christmas-themed podcasts.  Sorry I didn’t get this posted before Christmas, but now you can listen to these holiday-spirited podcasts without all the pressure of gift-buying and annoying relatives. . Chick here for the VIEWS FROM THE LONGBOX 2010 Christmas episode! Michael Bailey and I […]

12.25.2010

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

We here at ONCE UPON A GEEK wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Christmas Eve!  To help celebrate, please enjoy some holiday-themed comic book covers! 25 Santa Claus comic book covers 23 holiday season covers A few more holiday season covers Merry Geekmas!

12.24.2010

REVIEW: DC Comics The 75th Anniversary Poster Book

THE BOOK DC Comics: The 75th Anniversary Poster Book contains 100 of the most important, most beautiful, and most bizarre DC Comics covers ever.  These oversized covers span from the classic Action Comics #1 (1938) to modern tales such as Batman: RIP (2008).  One of the coolest features of this book are the perforated pages.  […]

12.23.2010

Expendable Gingerbread Men

Here is a cute Foxtrot cartoon to get you in the spirit… Thanks to Lore (the irredeemable brother) and his son for sending this to me!

12.22.2010

ACQUIRED: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

I recently picked up a copy of The Forever War by Joe Haldeman.  I read his book The Accidental Time Machine and really enjoyed it.  Apparently The Forever War is his masterpiece. Here is the description from Wikipedia: The Forever War (1974) is a science fiction novel by American author Joe Haldeman, telling the contemplative […]

12.21.2010

I Miss Discount Comic Boxes

Anyone else miss discount comic boxes?  Remember when you’d go into a comic book store and troll through the 25 cent or 50 cent bins?  I’d spend hours and hours pouring over those boxes trying to fill in collections or find new books to try.  That’s where I found most of my Bronze Age gems […]

12.20.2010

Superhero Underwear: If you buy these, please don’t tell me

While shopping at Wal-Mart this past weekend, I stumbled across these superhero briefs for men.  Yes, these are for adults.  They look like overgrown Underoos.  While I’m always thrilled to find superhero apparel, these are not something I would wear. This takes scaring away the ladies and reinforcing stereotypes to a whole new level.   And […]

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