Posts Tagged DC

02.23.2009

Are You Ready to Pay $3.99 Per Monthly Comic?

In case you hadn’t noticed, the price of your monthly comics has been creeping up.  For the past few years, monthly comics from Marvel & DC have cost $2.99 each.  Rumors have been floating around about a price increase on the horizon.  Well, Marvel is starting to move up.  For example, both New Avengers and […]

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!

01.5.2009

DC Comics Sleep Pants

While I was in Colorado shopping for my new Netbook, I stumbled across these awesome DC Comics Sleep Pants!  I simply had to have them as I can never have too many sleep pants, and I’ll buy just about anything with Aquaman on it.  The art features some great Bronze Age images of DC heroes; […]

12.25.2008

Christmas with the Super-Heroes Part 2 – Presents Galore

Merry Christmas!  To help keep you in the spirit of things, please enjoy these Christmas-related comic book covers. To see yesterday’s Santa Claus comic book covers click here.  Merry Geekmas! Merry Geekmas!

12.24.2008

Christmas with the Super-Heroes Part 1 – Santa Claus is Coming to Town

We here at ONCE UPON A GEEK wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Christmas Eve!  To help celebrate, please enjoy these comic book covers featuring Santa Claus.  Come back tomorrow for even more Christmas-related covers. Crazy!  Who knew the Kryptonian and the Kringle were so tight?!?!? “Don’t worry, Batman, I got this end.  […]

12.8.2008

Keith Giffen is Firing on All Cylinders Right Now

If you aren’t reading the current mini-series ‘Reign in Hell‘ and ‘Ambush Bug: Year None‘, then you are really missing out!  Keith Giffen is firing on all cylinders right now. ‘Reign in Hell’ covers a war between two factions for control of Hell. Blaze and Satanus have become the rulers of Purgatory and lead a […]

12.1.2008

New Term for DC Comics Lexicon: Tween-Crisis

Until a few years ago, the terms “Pre-Crisis” and “Post-Crisis” were commonly understood and used frequently by DC comics fans.  Since the publication of Infinite Crisis in 2005, the definitions of these terms have become confusing.  Previously the term “Pre-Crisis” clearly described events that were published in DC comics prior to 1986.  The term “Post-Crisis” […]

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 […]

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