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    Graphic Novel Book Club – Aquaman Vol 1

    Last week at the Book Club I attend we discussed the first Volume of the New 52’s Aquaman. It compiles the first 5 issues of Aquaman from the New 52, which of course was DC comics big relaunch 2-years back where they began the universe […]

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    Comic Review – Springheeled Jack

    This week I’m reviewing the award winning and recently re-released black and white comic from Titan, Springheeled Jack, by David Hitchcock. The comic originally came out in 2006 and was also released in Judge Dredd magazine. David Hitchcock both writes and illustrates this book and […]

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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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    Android App-Aholics Anonymous: [Team Stream]

    App Name: Team Stream Developer: Bleacher Report, Inc. Price: Free App-Aholic Rating: 5/5     We all have a favorite team, a team that we root for, incessantly, throughout the season. Laughing, crying, chewing the tips of our fingers to the bone, and constantly wondering if we are having […]

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    Geek Review – Odyssey HC Vol #1

    Recently I read the first volume of the epic/military/fantasy Odyssey by Dave Elliot (Weirding Willows, Sharky, Monster Massacre) with art by Garrie Gastonny (Supergod). I have to admit I was much more impressed with this than I was the first time I picked up a […]

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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