Archive for the fantasy Category

05.5.2010

The Guild – Gamers are Funny People Too

I’m sure I’m the last geek to the party on this one, but I finally got around to watching some of The Guild.  If you’re not familiar with it, The Guild is an independent sitcom web series about a group of online gamers.  It stars Felicia Day, who also created the series and writes it.  […]

03.15.2010

Green Slime! Don’t Touch It! It is Certain Death! Look Out! It’s Dripping!

Here is a Dungeons & Dragons advertisement that ran in comic books in mid-1981.  The lack of color, amateur artwork, inconsistent lettering, and ridiculous scripting is appalling.  This ad is simply terrible. With that said.. I LOVE IT!  This pathetic little ad inspired me to try roleplaying and seek out further comic adventures of these […]

09.15.2009

DragonCon 2009 Recap Day Two – Celebrities, Parade, Costumes, and All-Night Film Fest

Coverage of Dragon*Con 2009 continues here!  To read about Friday, click here.  If you’d like to see over 600 pictures I took at the event, you can view them on Flickr and THE UNIQUE GEEK photo gallery. Saturday After the WAR OF THE SNORE the night before, Choco Taco and I decided to grab some […]

09.4.2009

Out of Office AutoReply: Dragon*Con At Last!

Assuming all is well with air travel, I should be in Atlanta this morning!!! Me and 30,000 of my closest friends all weekend long! Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.  It’s the 6th largest convention in the […]

08.28.2009

One Week Until Dragon*Con 2009!!!

One Week Until Dragon*Con 2009!!! ‘Nuff Said.

06.5.2009

Exclusive Interview with Creators of Blue Devil & Amethyst – Dan Mishkin & Gary Cohn

BLUE DEVIL WEEK concludes here at ONCE UPON A GEEK… Today we’ve got a very special treat – the first creator interview from ONCE UPON A GEEK!  Dan Mishkin and Gary Cohn, creators of the DC comic book characters Blue Devil and Amethyst Princess of Gemworld, were kind enough to spend some time with Ravenface […]

01.28.2009

A Geek’s Wife Reviews ‘Inkheart’

We’ve got a very special treat today… our first guest blogger!  I’m pleased to present today’s ONCE UPON A GEEK Special Correspondent, my wife, The Irrepressible Gena!  Just a little background for you, my wife is not a geek.  She’s a wonderful (and gorgeous) normal person.  So I thought her perspective would be interesting to […]

01.16.2009

DC’s ‘Fables’ Commercial on ABC

You may have heard that ABC is developing Bill Willingham’s DC comic ‘Fables’ for television.  If you have not, you can read about it by clicking here. Here is the first commercial.  Enjoy!

11.5.2008

List Week: The 50 Greatest Villains in Literature

LIST WEEK continues here at ONCE UPON A GEEK!  Today’s list comes from the Telegraph newspaper and is ‘The 50 Greatest Villains in Literature‘.  My thanks to my buddy ‘lessthan12parsecs’ for posting this list to THE UNIQUE GEEK.  These literary villains hail from a variety of places, but there are definitely some folks with geek-cred […]

09.4.2008

DragonCon Pictures Now Online

Hey gang – Over 400 of my DragonCon 2008 pictures are now online!  You can view them on my Flickr account, “Once Upon a Geek”, in the set labeled “DragonCon 2008″.  Or simply visit the site by clicking here.  You can download these to your computer in a variety of sizes; most go as big as 1280×960.   Additionally, you can […]

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