Posts Tagged comic books

08.3.2011

Why We Need Superheroes

Today we’re presenting another very special blog entry by 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. Without further ado, The Irrepressible Gena… I’ve never actually understood my husband’s hobby. For years, he has been collecting superhero figurines and […]

07.7.2011

Listen Up: Girls Gone Geek, Views Anniversary, and Doctor Who

Listen up folks!  I recently appeared on three, count ‘em THREE, geeky podcasts.  Be sure to give each of these episodes a try and support these podcasts! GIRLS GONE GEEK Each month a group of us geeks get together to chat about comic books.  Our “Geek Lunch” consists of: Vanessa G. & E. Peterman (from […]

05.19.2011

Nerd Lunch Crashed Our Geek Lunch!

At some point in college, it’s expected you’ll crash at least one stranger’s kegger.  However, as an adult crashing a fellow geek’s lunch is a whole other matter! There I was enjoying my monthly “Geek Lunch” with the beautiful ladies from Girls-Gone-Geek, when suddenly this giant nerd barges his way into our conversation!  Not cool, […]

05.4.2011

REVIEW: Avengers Earth’s Mightiest Heroes on DVD Vol. 1 & 2

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I sat down to watch The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes vol. 1 & 2 on DVD.  The Avengers are one of my all-time favorite superhero teams.  I have nearly 400 issues of Avengers comics, so I consider myself a reasonably dedicated fan.  Iron Man and Iron Man 2 […]

04.1.2011

My New Blog… B’wana Beast’s Blog

Because apparently I’m not busy enough already, I’ve started another blog!  B’WANA BEAST’S BLOG – A blog dedicated to DC Comics’ Jungle Master – B’wana Beast! For the past two years, I’ve run a site dedicated to Firestorm the Nuclear Man. While I enjoyed writing about Firestorm, I felt it was time to move on […]

03.2.2011

Listen Up: Marvel Star Wars Shira Brie Saga

I love me some old Marvel Star Wars comics! Of the 107 issues, I firmly believe the Shira Brie saga spanning issues 60 through 63 were some of the best of the series!  Scott and Chris of Two True Freaks were kind enough to invite me onto their podcast recently to discuss this fantastic storyline!  […]

01.28.2011

I interviewed comic book legend John Ostrander!

Sorry I haven’t been posting here lately (more on that in the coming weeks).  To make things worse, I’m not even going to give you a real post today. Instead I’m going to direct you over to my other blog FIRESTORM FAN where I’ve posted my interview with comic book legend John Ostrander! John Ostrander […]

01.11.2011

The Irredeemable Ant-Man is Irredeemable Once Again

Marvel just finished a fun three-issue mini-series entitled, Ant-Man & Wasp.  It was written and penciled by Tim Seeley with inks by Victor Olazaba.  The mini-series has action, humor, and some cool science.  I’m a big fan of the All-New Ant-Man as well as Hank Pym.  If you like either of these characters, I highly […]

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.  […]

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