Posts Tagged DC Comics

04.1.2010

Judd Winick Named DC Comics Editor-in-Chief

Here is something to ruin your day.  DC Comics announced that Judd Winick has been promoted to Editor-in-Chief.  You may recall that back in February Dan DiDio was promoted to Co-Publisher of DC Comics.  Well, this left an opening in the Editor-in-Chief position.  Here is the announcement from the DC Universe: The Source blog: FOR […]

02.26.2010

OMG, I bought a Snuggie… Have I lost my mind?!?!

I bought a DC Comics Snuggie?!?!  First off, it’s not really a “Snuggie”, it’s a “Comfy Throw”.  What does that mean?  That means it’s a body-length blanket with sleeves made of fleece material; similar in design to a bathrobe that is worn backwards.  Yeah, I know.  That’s the definition of a “Snuggie”.  This is DC […]

02.19.2010

Secret Origin of the Red Lantern – Greatest Hero that Never Was

For those of you following DC Comics and Blackest Night, you may be aware that our first glimpse of a Red Lantern was in 2007.  But did you know it could have been a lot sooner?  A lot sooner as in … 1940?  Given slightly different circumstances, Alan Scott the original Green Lantern may have […]

02.17.2010

My Love-Hate Relationship with DC’s Multiverse

The multiverse is one of my favorite aspects of DC Comics, but it’s also one of my least favorite.  I found myself thinking about this after yesterday’s post on Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. My first exposure to the multiverse was in the 1979 issue Justice League of America #171, “The Murderer Among Us: […]

02.16.2010

Justice League: Crisis On Two Earths comes out next Tuesday

I can’t wait!  Justice League: Crisis On Two Earths comes out next Tuesday, February 23, on Blu-Ray and DVD!  This has the potential to be one of the best DC animated movies yet.  Here is the description from the official movie web site: In a parallel universe, the lone survivor of Earth’s Justice League-Lex Luther-travels […]

02.5.2010

Tonight is Must See Shag TV

Tonight is officially “Must See Shag TV”!  Two of my all-time favorite superheroes are appearing on the small screen tonight!  Doctor Fate and Firestorm, two different TV shows, on the same night! What are the odds?!?!?!? Doctor Fate is making his first live action appearance ever on Smallville tonight!  We’ve seen him in animation on […]

02.1.2010

Crisis On Earth-Blog: The DC Challenge

Welcome to ONCE UPON A GEEK’s part of the Crisis on Earth-Blog: The DC Challenge! ONCE UPON A GEEK is a blog that focuses on a variety of geeky topics, including: comic books, Doctor Who, Star Wars, role-playing, 80’s TV shows, and science fiction in general. If this is your first time here, welcome aboard! […]

01.15.2010

Hitler’s Response to Marvel’s Offer to Return DC Ring Comics

Marvel Comics made a surprising offer to comic book retailers earlier this week.  Marvel announced that retailers may trade unsold copies of DC’s Blackest Night “ring” comics for an extremely rare Siege #3 Deadpool variant.  For more information on this story, check out Newsarama. Now we go to our man in the field for his […]

01.13.2010

I interviewed comic book legend Gerry Conway!

Sorry for no post yesterday.  Time lost to three hours of Chuck, two hours of Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, several Blackest Night crossover issues, and a sick child all caught up with me.  Sometimes other things just get in the way. To pour salt in that wound, I’m not even going to give you a […]

12.25.2009

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

We here at ONCE UPON A GEEK wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Christmas and a happy holidays! To help celebrate, please enjoy the DC Comics snowball extravaganza below.  Click the image to enlarge. Merry Geekmas!

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