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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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    Wizard World St. Louis 2014 Recap

        Another year brings us to another St. Louis Wizard World Comic Con.  This year was WOW.  The convention took place in one of the halls of the America’s Center last year and attendance quickly surpassed that hall’s capacity.  This year Wizard World took […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Black Orchid

    I recently started going to a book club at my local comic shop here in Lewisville, TX. Boomerang Comics the last Tuesday of every month if you are interested. I tossed it out there as an idea and I guess I’ll bring the book club to […]

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    Nostalgic Nerd – Metal Gear Solid

    A while back I came up with this idea for a way to review things from the ghosts of geeks past. Games, books, movies, etc from a few years back were likely never reviewed by our site. I was like 8 when Gremlins came out […]

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    Mr. Fibble’s Film Reviews

      Rush (2013)   9/10 Directed by Ron Howard ( Willow, The Da Vinci Code, Frost/Nixon ) Written by Peter Morgan ( Frost/Nixon, The Queen, The Damned United ) Starring: Chris Hemsworth ( Thor, The Cabin in the Woods, Snow White and the Huntsman ) Daniel […]

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    Death Sentence #4 – 5

    A few months back my Google Chrome crashed and burned. As a result all my passwords were lost. I was able to remember a few of them but my gmail account was gone and will never return. As an additional result I could no longer […]

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    Goodbye, Harold

    I had class all day, but logged on social media at lunch to check in and get caught up. And was shocked to see this post on my Facebook Feed: Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in […]

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    Dallas Scifi Expo ’14 Top 8 Group/Pair Cosplayers

    The only thing better than cosplaying is cosplaying with a group. Here are my favorite group/pair cosplayers from the Dallas Scifi Expo: #8: Codex and ClaraThey just look adorable. #7: FireflyThey’re lacking Zoe and Simon, but still a good group. Wash is even playing with […]

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    Dallas Scifi Expo ’14 Top 8 Individual Cosplayers

    This past weekend was the Dallas Scifi  Expo held at the Irving Convention Center. Be sure to read Eric’s detailed coverage of day 1 and day 2. I’m going to break down the best cosplay of the weekend. So, here they are, the top 8 (or at least […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 2

    Today was day 2 of the Dallas Sci Fi Expo at the Irving Convention Center in Irving Texas. Like I said in my Day 1 review, today was slightly better for the simple fact that it was less crowded. Sure Karen Gillan was gone and the cosplay […]

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    Dallas Sci Fi Expo – Day 1

    Today and Tomorrow Comic and Sci-Fi fans get a treat at the Dallas Sci Fi Expo. It’s a convention similar to other comic and sci fi conventions in Irving Texas at the Irving Convention Center, featuring top artists from the comicing world, featured celebrity guests […]

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