Posts Tagged top five

06.2.2009

Blue Devil: The Best of the Best

BLUE DEVIL WEEK continues here at Once Upon a Geek! Today we’ll be spotlighting some of my favorite stories and supporting characters from Blue Devil. Don’t forget, on Friday we’ll feature an exclusive ONCE UPON A GEEK interview with the creators of Blue Devil! Great Stories The earliest Blue Devil stories are without a doubt […]

06.1.2009

Blue Devil Week: Sympathy for the Devil

It’s BLUE DEVIL WEEK here at Once Upon a Geek! In the grand tradition of FLASH WEEK and AQUAMAN WEEK, we’ll be exploring another of my top five favorite superheroes this week.  And to finish it off on Friday we’ll feature an exclusive ONCE UPON A GEEK interview with the Blue Devil creators! Why I […]

03.24.2009

New Action Figures and T-Shirt

I picked up some new action figures recently.  From the DC Direct Justice League International line, I picked up Black Canary and Ice.  I’ve got Fire on order, but she’s not due for a while.  This will help me fill out my DC Direct JLA collection of figures.  I’m one of the few people that […]

03.6.2009

Blue Devil Advertisement – June 1984

Here is an awesome advertisement from Blue Devil #1 (June 1984).  I’ve mentioned it here before, but Blue Devil is one of my top five favorite superheroes.  I think this ad really captures the fun of the series.  All the facial expressions are smiling and cheerful, Blue Devil is leaping into action, and there is […]

02.10.2009

Retro Doctor Fate T-Shirt

Here is an awesome retro Doctor Fate t-shirt I just got!  I’m a huge Doctor Fate fan, so I was thrilled to find this.  You can order your own from PopFunk.com by clicking here. Here is a close-up of the graphic.  The t-shirt color came out gray in the photo, even though it’s actually slate blue as […]

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 […]

11.25.2008

Aquaman Week Addendum – Action Figures

Thanks to everyone that stopped by during AQUAMAN WEEK here at Once Upon a Geek.  Based upon comments and number of hits, it seemed to be of interest to lots of folks.  I’m glad to hear that. Today is an addendum to AQUAMAN WEEK.  Below you will find a picture of my Aquaman figures.   I […]

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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