Posts Tagged Spider-Man

06.27.2011

Precocious Princess: The Superheroine

My five year old daughter, we call her the Precocious Princess here, loves to dress up.  Absolutely loves it!  Whenever we’re in a store, she wants to try on all the costumes.  After swapping superhero in-store-costume stories with my buddies C.T. from Nerd Lunch and Terry, I was inspired.  When the Princess and I next […]

12.20.2010

Superhero Underwear: If you buy these, please don’t tell me

While shopping at Wal-Mart this past weekend, I stumbled across these superhero briefs for men.  Yes, these are for adults.  They look like overgrown Underoos.  While I’m always thrilled to find superhero apparel, these are not something I would wear. This takes scaring away the ladies and reinforcing stereotypes to a whole new level.   And […]

10.29.2010

Have a Happy and Geeky Halloween!

Have a Happy and Geeky Halloween!

10.19.2010

Power Pack Digests – Something for Everyone

Looking for some good clean superhero fun?  Then give the Power Pack digests a try! If you’re not familiar with Power Pack, they are a team of super-powered siblings ranging in age from 5 to 12.  They first appeared in 1984, but Marvel started a new series of adventures five years ago featuring Power Pack […]

07.15.2010

Pins from Marvel Comics, Independents Comics, Movies, and TV

As mentioned yesterday, I was a big fan of comic-related pins in the late-80s and through the mid-90s.  Yesterday we featured pins from DC Comics, today we’re going to feature pins from Marvel Comics, independent comic companies, movies, and TV. Thankfully comic companies were generous with giveaway pins and also sold some nice quality cloisonne […]

07.7.2010

Alex Ross Marvel Artwork

Today I felt like spotlighting some of Alex Ross’ gorgeous Marvel work.  Enjoy! Secret Wars Marvel Encyclopedia (click to enlarge) Spider-Man Green Goblin Assemble (click to enlarge) Visions: Iron Man First Avengers Marvel 1970s (click to enlarge) Uncanny X-Men #500 (click to enlarge) New Mutants #1 Mighty Marvel Heroes &  Villains – This one is […]

04.26.2010

Gerry Conway Interview on Comics and TV Career

I recently had another opportunity to interview Gerry Conway, comics and TV legend!  This time Michael Bailey (from the Views from the Longbox podcast) and I interviewed Gerry together.  Gerry was extraordinarily generous with his time sitting down with us for about two hours.  What a great guy!  Previously I interviewed Gerry about Firestorm, a […]

04.13.2010

They Say a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words…

… I tend to agree on this one. I’m re-reading this crossover again and loving it!  The tabloid-sized/treasury comics of the 1970s are the coolest!

04.9.2010

Superhero Fashion Emergencies

Here is a funny video from College Humor on Superhero Fashion Emergencies.   Enjoy and have a great weekend! See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor. If you can’t see the embedded video above, please click here. My thanks to Stuart from THE GEEKEST LINK for sending this video my way.  

03.11.2010

New Avengers Titles on the Horizon

Siege will be over before we know it.  With it brings the cancellation of all the current Avengers titles.  Beginning in May, Marvel will relaunch the entire Avengers franchise with some big shake-ups.  There will be several one-shots and mini-series, along with four ongoing books.  I’ve outlined below what we know so far about the […]

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