Posts Tagged Aquaman

06.24.2009

The Rambunctious Rascal’s First Blog Entry

We’ve got a special treat today… I’m pleased to present today’s ONCE UPON A GEEK Special Correspondent, my nine year old step-son, The Rambunctious Rascal! Just a little background for you, my step-son is not actually named “Rascal” but we’ll be calling him that for blogging purposes.  He expressed an interest in writing a blog […]

03.24.2009

New Action Figures and T-Shirt

I picked up some new action figures recently.  From the DC Direct Justice League International line, I picked up Black Canary and Ice.  I’ve got Fire on order, but she’s not due for a while.  This will help me fill out my DC Direct JLA collection of figures.  I’m one of the few people that […]

02.4.2009

Geek Podcast Recommendations

Here are a few podcast recommendations for geeks everywhere… 2-in-1 SHOWCASE 2-in-1 Showcase episode #103 features Blake and Chase chatting about the king of the seven seas, DC’s Aquaman! The boys talk about the character’s various eras, best stories, how they’d fix him up and make him viable again, and why he gets less respect […]

01.21.2009

Recently Acquired Comic Book T-Shirts

I got a couple new comic book t-shirts recently.  My local comic book shop (Cosmic Cat Comics, Games & Anime) had a New Years Day sale – all t-shirts only $6.  So I couldn’t resist these two. Here is an inspiring Aquaman image by the fantastic Alex Ross. Here is a bold shirt based on […]

12.3.2008

Comic Book Blog Recommendations

There are zillions of comic book blogs out there you can spend your time reading.   The trick is, which ones are any good?  I thought I would share with you a few of my personal favorites. I make sure to check these first two every day.  These sites are very well put together and the […]

11.25.2008

Aquaman Week Addendum – Action Figures

Thanks to everyone that stopped by during AQUAMAN WEEK here at Once Upon a Geek.  Based upon comments and number of hits, it seemed to be of interest to lots of folks.  I’m glad to hear that. Today is an addendum to AQUAMAN WEEK.  Below you will find a picture of my Aquaman figures.   I […]

11.21.2008

The Future of Aquaman

AQUAMAN WEEK concludes here at Once Upon a Geek.  To close out the week, I thought I would talk a little about the future of Aquaman. CURRENT STATUS Before we get into it, you should probably know that Aquaman is currently dead.  Yup, he’s sleeping with the fishes, literally and figuratively.  Well… to be exact, […]

11.20.2008

Aquaman: Sovereign of the Seven Seas in Moving Pictures

AQUAMAN WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Today we’re featuring Aquaman’s exploits on television! First up is a scene from the original Aquaman cartoon (1967/1968).  You gotta love seeing Aquaman, Aqualad, and Mera all riding giant seahorses!  Plus Black Manta, Tusky the walrus, and Ted Knight doing the narrations! Here is the opening […]

11.19.2008

Favorite Aquaman Covers

AQUAMAN WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek… Today we’re spotlighting some of my favorite Aquaman covers through the years.  As I mentioned on Monday, I didn’t start collecting Aquaman fanatically until 1990. However, I’ve gone back and picked up just about every major appearance of the character since the early 1960s. Here are […]

11.18.2008

Aquaman: Respect the King

AQUAMAN WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Aquaman takes a lot of heat from comic book fans and comedians alike.  With his particular powers and the general public’s awareness of him, he makes an easy target.  However, he really deserves more respect than he gets. Aquaman achievements… Many people don’t realize this, but […]

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