Posts Tagged JLA

11.25.2010

Happy Thanksgiving from ONCE UPON A GEEK!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you geeks here in the United States! For my international readers… sorry, our country is closed today for parade watching, massive turkey consumption, and tryptophan-induced comas. Come back tomorrow for the craziest shopping day of the year.

07.14.2010

Pins from DC Comics

Back in the late-80s through the mid-90s I was a big fan of pins.  I loved wearing pins on my shirts, especially those associated with comic books!  Thankfully comic companies were generous with giveaway pins and also sold some nice quality cloisonne pins. Cloisonne pins are small decorative pins worn on the lapel of a […]

05.7.2010

REVIEW: DC Comics Super Heroes and Villains Fandex

Workman Publishing has just released the amazingly cool DC Comics Super Heroes and Villains Fandex!  What a neat product!  I was skeptical when I first heard about it, but it’s far exceeded my expectations.  This handy field guide makes an excellent reference for both the DC Comics seasoned veteran as well as the comic book […]

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 […]

02.17.2010

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: […]

11.26.2009

Happy Thanksgiving from ONCE UPON A GEEK!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you geeks here in the United States! For my international readers… sorry, our country is closed today for parade watching, massive turkey consumption, and tryptophan-induced comas. Come back tomorrow for the craziest shopping day of the year.

10.19.2009

Justice League of America Monopoly – 1999

Today we’ll be looking at the Monopoly Justice League of America Collector’s Edition from 1999.  This was a great piece produced by USAOPOLY representing the Silver Age Justice League.  The premise of the game is identical to Monopoly, the difference being simply in what things are called.  Instead of the properties being named after places […]

10.12.2009

Justice League Detroit in upcoming “Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths” DVD

I just finished watching the animated movie Superman/Batman: Pubic Enemies.  I liked the film, but I don’t think I have it in me to write a full-on review of the movie right now.  Bottom line, it was enjoyable.  Give it a try. What did catch my eye was the sneak peek for an upcoming DC […]

10.5.2009

Green Arrow Action Figures

I recently participated in a team-up between my Firestorm blog and a friend’s Green Arrow blog.  That inspired me to dig out the various Green Arrow action figures I own.  There are TONS of Green Arrow action figures out there.  Click here to see how many come up on Google Images if you don’t believe […]

07.14.2009

Trade Paperback Explosion

Seems like I’ve picked up several trades in the past few weeks. When the heck am I going to find the time to read them all, on top of my normal monthly pull of single issues?!?!?!  I’ll make the time somehow, all of these look really good. Eureka – I love me some Eureka!  And […]

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