Posts Tagged Spider-Man

03.8.2010

Stan Lee’s Oscar Campaign

From Funny or Die, here is Stan Lee’s bid for the Oscars… Stan Lee’s Oscar Campaign from Stan Lee

12.11.2009

Geeky Christmas Ornaments

Just thought I would share some of the geeky Christmas ornaments that adorn our tree. I love the Spider-Man ornament below.  It’s got great detailing and the webs in each hand are cool! Below is a cute Santa-Spidey! You can find a nice Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine below, complete with rolling wheels, Christmas tree on top, […]

12.2.2009

Saturday Morning Cartoons – 1983 ABC and NBC Ads

I stumbled across a few more Saturday Morning Cartoon advertisements in some old comics.  Below are ads that ran in DC comics in the fall of 1983.  At the time, they were promoting the upcoming fall line-up of Saturday morning cartoons on ABC and NBC.  Oddly enough I didn’t see an ad for CBS.   Click […]

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.

09.17.2009

Best of DragonCon 2009 Costumes!

I’m closing out my DragonCon 2009 coverage with my favorite costume photos. Some have been shown here previously, but they bear repeating. To see all of my DragonCon photos, be sure to visit my Flickr page. If you have a favorite costume that I left out, be sure to mention it in the comments. A […]

03.25.2009

Saturday Morning Cartoons – 1985 NBC Ad

Saturday Morning Cartoons… aaaahhhh, a magical weekly event for us growing up.  Sadly, the current generation of children will never know the joy of Saturday morning cartoons.  They’re spoiled by 24-hour access to cartoons on television and DVD.  They don’t understand how limited our cartoon options were back then.   They’ll never appreciate the excitement and […]

02.19.2009

Black Costume Spider-Man Plush Toy

This plush black costume Spider-Man resides in my home office. Over the years, I’ve collected lots of geek related odds-and-ends which somehow find their way into my home office.  I think this one is particularly cute, especially since I really liked the black costume Spider-Man era.  However, I’m always careful to keep an eye on […]

01.21.2009

Recently Acquired Comic Book T-Shirts

I got a couple new comic book t-shirts recently.  My local comic book shop (Cosmic Cat Comics, Games & Anime) had a New Years Day sale – all t-shirts only $6.  So I couldn’t resist these two. Here is an inspiring Aquaman image by the fantastic Alex Ross. Here is a bold shirt based on […]

01.12.2009

Obama Meets Spider-Man (or Mr. Spider-Man Goes to Washington)

If you’re a geek and haven’t heard about this already, then you live under a rock (probably a rock in your parents basement).  On January 14, President-Elect Obama makes his nationwide comic book debut in the Marvel Universe in a special bonus story in AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #583. From Marvel’s press release for the issue: “This […]

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!

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