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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Coffin Hill

    Last night was the our monthly Graphic Novel Book Club meet up at Boomerang Comics in Lewisville, TX. We discussed the first volume of Coffin Hill by Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda. Coffin Hill is a horror comic that first hit stands last October. It’s […]

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    Wizard World Chicago 2014 Recap

    This past weekend, Wizard held its largest event ever.  Wizard World Chicago 2014…and 8daysageek was there.  Our Editor-in-Chief and I made the long 315 mile drive to Rosemont, Illinois to partake in the festivities.  We even took some video of our excruciating trip that will […]

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    Farewell, Robin Williams

    Nanu nanu, friends. There are no words for the loss the world has experienced through the death of Robin Williams. The amount of joy and laughter he brought to the world could never be measured.   Like most American children, I grew up with Robin […]

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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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    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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    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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    My Favorite Albums of 2013

    Let me just start off with this. This is NOT a best of 2013 countdown, nor is it a top ten list. This is an article that discusses my favorite albums of 2013. You see, I believe music to be very personal. What one would […]

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    Geekend Review: Year End Edition

    The year is out like so many years before it. I think we all remember how 1997 left us, and 1996 before that. Crazy times. Now it is time for 2013 to move on down the road to make way for 2014. It’s been a […]

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    Ben Affleck as Batman? Why you should stop crying, bitch.

    It’s been some time for the news of Ben Affleck being named the new Batman for 2015’s sure-to-be Summer blockbuster Batman vs Superman and it would seem that the fervor has lost little of its tenor. In reality there are numerous reasons why this is […]

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    Bin Fodder: JLA Earth 2

      Comic’s is an industry and strives and survives not because of its overwhelming popularity but because of the quality of its product.  It is the antithesis of reality TV in so much as it’s not nearly as popular but is of a much high […]

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    Bin Fodder Movie Review: This is the End

    If you were a rich, young, Hollywood celebrity who came from nothing but were now famous what would you do?  Probably something close to what Seth Rogen did with This is the End.  Get a pack of your friends together and make a comedy about […]

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    WWDC 2013: Apple Isn’t Dead!

    In the words of Phill Schiller, “[Apple] can’t innovate anymore, my ass!” The last year for Apple has been nothing short of unpredictable. After the unveiling of the newest groundbreaking iMac, the subtly-altered fifth generation iPhone, and the drastically botched 6th iteration of iOS, Apple’s […]

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    Bin Fodder: Green Lantern – No Fear

      The 3rd iteration of the Green Lantern series really began with the epic storyline Green Lantern: Rebirth wherein Hal Jordan was resurrected by writer Geoff Johns.  The ongoing Green Lantern series starts with the three part arc entitled No Fear. Most often the first […]

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    Bin Fodder: Justice Society of America

      As a fan of comics since my teenage years the JSA was never on the forefront of my buy list.  In fact, it was never even recommended to me at my local shop.  The characters are from another time, another era.  Unlike Superman, Batman, […]

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    One Smartphone to Rule Them All

    The war between Apple and Google is something we’re all too familiar with. Whether you’re a manufacturer, consumer, hacker, or standard user, you’ve had to choose a smartphone operating system (be it iOS, Android, Windows, etc…), and you’ve had to live with that decision. It […]

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    Bin Fodder: Justice Society of America

      In the tumultuous times of the mid 2000s in the DCU there were myriad storylines taking place, many of which were end-of-the-universe types, which is rather commonplace in comics.  But rising from the ashes of Infinite Crisis was the re-launch of DC Comics’ stalwart […]

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    Bin Fodder: The Resistance

      The future designed by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti in the IDW book, The Resistance is bleak, cruel and inhumane.  The world, for lack of a better term, is in shambles.  Chaos has given in to a draconian government state where the laws governing […]

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    Bin Fodder: Star Wars Tales v.1

      Star Wars is a truly transcendent franchise having worked its way into nearly every facet of society from movies and television to t-shirts and bumper stickers.  You may know someone who claims to have never seen any of the movies – it may even […]

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    Product Review: LG Nexus 4

    Product Name: Nexus 4 Maker/Distributor: LG / Google Price: $299 (8gb) / $349 (16gb) 8DAG Rating: 5/5 Anyone familiar with my work here at 8DAG knows my life virtually revolves around the iOS platform. My ENTIRE life, at some point or another, in pieces or […]

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    Bin Fodder: Skreemer

      The late 80s was a very, shall we say…strange time in comics.  I consider it a transitional time for the industry.  The incredible artistic style that had carried comics through the 50s and 60s was being met with full force of imaginative and inventive […]

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