Archive for December 2010

12.17.2010

Doctor Who helping children in real life

Check out this sweet video of Matt Smith and Karen Gillan from Children in Need.  They put on a tea party in the TARDIS for two brothers, one of which suffers from the after effects of meningitis.

12.16.2010

Doctor Who explained in song by Craig Ferguson

Matt Smith recently appeared on the Craig Ferguson show.  Below you’ll find the unaired musical number that was produced for the episode.  It’s funny, bizarre, and a fairly accurate description of Doctor Who.  This made the rounds on the interwebs a couple weeks ago, but I’m just now getting around to posting it here. If […]

12.15.2010

Listen Up: Who’s Who for You!

Listen up folks!  I recently appeared on an episode of VIEWS FROM THE LONGBOX!  In this episode Michael Bailey and I discuss DC’s Who’s Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe. We cover everything Who’s Who related starting with the original 26 issue series and then getting into Update ’87, Update ’88, Who’s Who […]

12.14.2010

Back to the Future Video Game Coming This Month

Telltale Games is releasing a Back to the Future video game some time this month.  To be exact, they are releasing the first of five episodes for the video game this month. If you enjoyed the movies even a little bit, you must watch this trailer.  It’s fantastic!  I’m not a video game guy, but […]

12.13.2010

Blue Devil Coming to the Justice Society

Blue Devil is coming to the Justice Society!  Hot dog!  Apparently new writer Marc Guggenheim is interested in expanding the team roster.  According to this article on Comic Book Resources, it appears everybody’s favorite “weirdness magnet” is set to the join the team in just a couple weeks with Justice Society of America #46. Here […]

12.10.2010

Mayfairstivus – Be Part of the Legend

Today concludes my coverage of Mayfairstivus, the celebration of Mayfair Games’ DC Heroes Role-Playing Game! What a crossover it’s been!  Over 60 posts across 19 different blogs!  Unbelievable!  Just goes to show how much excitement this game system can generate.  I apologize for missing the past two days here;  a lack of sleep and real-world […]

12.7.2010

Mayfairstivus Day 7 – Starman (Will Payton)

Welcome back for the seventh day of Mayfairstivus, the nine day celebration of Mayfair Games’ DC Heroes Role-Playing Game! Today we’ll be looking at the 1989 character card for Starman (Will Payton)! The Will Payton Starman series holds a special place in my heart.  While the Jack Knight Starman was the best-written, Will Payton’s adventures […]

12.6.2010

Mayfairstivus Day 6 – Animal Man

Welcome back for the sixth day of Mayfairstivus, the nine day celebration of Mayfair Games’ DC Heroes Role-Playing Game! We took a break on Saturday and Sunday, but we’re back today for more Mayfairstivus holiday fun!  Today we’ll be looking at the 1989 character card for Animal Man! I don’t talk about him much here, […]

12.3.2010

Mayfairstivus Day 3 – Doctor Fate

Welcome back for the third day of Mayfairstivus, the nine day celebration of Mayfair Games’ DC Heroes Role-Playing Game! Today we’ll be looking at the 1989 character card for Doctor Fate! If you are new to ONCE UPON A GEEK, then you may not know that I’m a tremendous Doctor Fate fan!  He’s one of […]

12.2.2010

Mayfairstivus Day 2 – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Edition

Welcome back for the second day of Mayfairstivus, the nine day celebration of Mayfair Games’ DC Heroes Role-Playing Game! Today we’ll be looking at all three editions of this RPG. DC HEROES ROLE-PLAYING GAME – FIRST EDITION – 1985 The first edition of the DC Heroes Role-Playing Game was released in the summer of 1985.  […]

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