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    Comic Review – Sally of the Wasteland

    Sally Of The Wasteland is a post-apocalyptic horror written by Victor Gischler and Illustrated by Tazio Bettin. It is published by Titan Comics and currently on it’s first issue. I received a preview the other morning and read it on my phone while pretending to […]

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    Geek Movie Review – Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Tonight I saw what I’m guessing will be one of the best movies of the Summer, Guardians Of The Galaxy. It’s a space adventure about a bunch of “a-holes” who cause a bunch of chaos in a haphazard attempt at kind of doing good. Filled […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Afterlife With Archie

    Afterlife With Archie is a new series put out by the folks at Archie Comics that was inspired by a Halloween variant cover of the regular series Life With Archie. What started out as a limited run has become an on-going series and is possibly changing […]

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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [theChive]

    App Name: theChive Developer: Resignation Media Launch Date: 2012 Price: Free App-Aholic Rating: 5/5     Every now and then, an app, nay, an idea, comes along that is so epic and so well executed that it transcends gender, personal taste, and all the things that make us compartmentalize everything […]

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    On Set With Four Color Eulogy

      In April I attended Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis and afterwards told you about our friends at Archlight Studios and Pirate Pictures.  Their goal was to film an independent motion picture right here in our hometown entitled Four Color Eulogy.  Thanks to […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Rat Queens

    Last night at Boomerang was the book club and we read Rat Queens by Curtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch. It is a new refreshing approach to fantasy lead by a diverse group of female heroes. Violet, a beard shaving female dwarf with family issues, Dee, […]

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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [Netflix]

    App Name: Netflix Developer: Netflix, Inc. Launch Date: May, 2011 Price: Free (app is free, Netflix service is not) App-Aholic Rating: 5/5   Surely by now we all know what Netflix is all about. The streaming service has been around for quite some time and has made a definite impact […]

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    Comic Review- Ordinary #2

    The world of ORDINARY created by Rob Williams (Dark Avengers, Cla$$war, Low Life) and illustrated by D’Israeli is as rich visually as it is narratively. It has one of the most inventive powers I may have ever read in a comic, the power of being […]

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    Comic Review – Death Sentence Complete Compilation

    Monty Nero and Mike Dowling put their heads together outside Loch Ness and dreamt Death Sentence. It’s an artsy graphic novel now. You may have seen our previous reviews of the individual issues. What I can say for a fact now, looking back some of […]

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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [Vaulty]

    App Name: Vaulty Developer: Squid Tooth LLC Launch Date: 2010 Price: Free ($4.99/mo for Online Backup) App-Aholic Rating: 4/5   Welcome back, my fellow Android geeks! The velvet ropes have parted, the clouds have opened up, and the light is now shining through to signal my return to the Android […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – X-Men: Days Of Future Past

     This month at Boomerang Comics in Lewisville we covered the Marvel collection that holds X-Men: Days of Future Past. As you may have noticed from the last review we occasionally theme the graphic novels around popular movies that are coming out (see The Winter Soldier […]

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    Bin Fodder Movie Reviews: Godzilla

    **Mild Spoilers – Nothing Direct**   The King of the Monsters – that is what they once called him.  There was a time in past when Godzilla was more of a spoof character (not specifically talking about the 1998 American version, but that’s certainly part […]

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    Farewell Bob Hoskins

    Film Icon Bob Hoskins passed away today at the age of 71. A spokes person released a statement from his family saying that he had died in a hospital today having been admitted for pneumonia. Hoskins played several iconic roles throughout his career. As Mario Mario […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Winter Soldier

    We reviewed Captain America: Winter Soldier last night at the book club. One thing about the actual club meeting was that it was short. Apparently there was some confusion over whether or not we meet on the last Tuesday of every month or the fourth […]

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    Jedi Mind Trick – Star Wars VII Casting & Unpopular Opinions

    Today was a momentous day in geekdom, Star Wars Episode VII main casting was announced.  To view the full announcement along with a cool picture of all the players sitting together in the Pinewood Studios, UK: click here   Here’s the official statement from Lucasfilm/Disney: […]

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    C2E2 Dark Horse – Aw Yeah Comics! Panel

    This was an interesting Panel of “Local Guys Make Good” with the boys from Aw Yeah Comics in Skokie, IL  who have written for DC, Dynamite and of course Dark Horse.   Moderated by Dark Horse Editor in Chief Scott Allie the guys from Aw Yeah […]

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    C2E2 – Saturday

    The crowds keep filing in.  People come from all over to this mecca of comics – or Geekdom as I call it.  In traversing the many aisles and booths of C2E2 today I met many interesting people. One of the best things about conventions like […]

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    C2E2 – DC New 52 Panel -Quick Hit

      The New 52 panel consisted of: Dan Jurgens (insert credits), Jimmy Palmiotti (credits), Gail Simone (credits), Aaron Kuder (credits) and they discussed their current and upcoming titles.     Two big points of discussion were: Batman at 75 Year of the Bat. Massive story […]

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    Wizard World St. Louis Local Artist Spotlight

      Indie films have been a big part of my generation.  Films like Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, Kevin Smith’s Clerks, and Richard Linklater’s Slacker showed us all that success can be had in the movie industry without the backing of the big budget studios.  Whether you like these films or not, […]

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    Top 8 Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis 2014

    It is hard to believe it, but another Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con has come and gone.  This year was AMAZING!  When Wizard announced last year that they would be coming back to the 8daysageek hometown, they didn’t mention they would be bringing one […]

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