Posts Tagged superman

12.24.2010

REVIEW: DC Comics The 75th Anniversary Poster Book

THE BOOK DC Comics: The 75th Anniversary Poster Book contains 100 of the most important, most beautiful, and most bizarre DC Comics covers ever.  These oversized covers span from the classic Action Comics #1 (1938) to modern tales such as Batman: RIP (2008).  One of the coolest features of this book are the perforated pages.  […]

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 […]

11.10.2010

Geek Themed Keychains

I’ve accumulated quite a few geek related keychains over the years.  I seem to have a weakness for buying them even though I’ve only used a few of these keychains on a regular basis.  Today we’re going to look at the ones I’ve managed to hang onto. Below are several DC Comics related keychains.  The […]

11.4.2010

Comic Book Themed Wrist Watches

I’ve owned a few comic book related watches over the years.  Most have moved on to the great temporal graveyard in the sky, however, I’ve hung on to a couple worth sharing. Below is a Fossil watch from 1989 featuring a fantastic drawing of the Joker.  I’m fairly confident the artist was Kyle Baker.  I […]

09.27.2010

My Geek Birthday – Doctor Who TARDIS Cake and Cookie Jar

I was totally overwhelmed and touched by all the birthday wishes I received last week!  My thanks to all of you that sent messages through Facebook, ultimately bringing the social networking goliath to its knees on Thursday.  I was on the road for work on my actual birthday, but I was able to catch dinner […]

09.1.2010

Joker, Lex Luthor, and Winnie-the-Pooh a la Calvin & Hobbes

Here are a couple brilliant Calvin and Hobbes inspired bits making their way around the interwebs. This first one comes from the recent Superman/Batman #75 and is by Brian Azzerello and Lee Bermejo.  This comic strip is all over the internet, but I first found it on Forbidden Planet International.  Click the image below to […]

07.26.2010

DC Universe Online video game trailer

Check out this amazing trailer!!!  The heroes of DC face seemingly insurmountable odds against threats both physical and mental in this 5 minute CG trailer for DC Universe Online! Video Games | DC Universe Online | Exclusive Who Do You Trust Trailer HD XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii If you can’t see […]

07.22.2010

1987 at DC Comics: Flash, and the World of Krypton & Smallville

We’re continuing our week-long look at old advertisements for DC Comics that began their run in 1987.  What a great year 1987 was for DC Comics! So far this week we’ve looked at the Justice League, Dr. Fate, Amethyst, Suicide Squad, Checkmate, Doom Patrol, Green Arrow, and Young All-Stars.  Today we’re racing faster than a […]

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 […]

07.14.2010

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 […]

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