Category Archive: Comics

Oct 31 2016

Interview: MOONGIRL’S AMY REEDER and BRANDON MONTCLARE

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For  the October ComiGamAni episode of Geek Soul Brother and the Nerdy Venoms–a podcast where the Nerdy Venoms deep-dive into the world of comics, games, and anime–we interviewed creators Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, the Glyph Award winning duo behind “Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur.” In this interview we hear how Amy and Brandon collaborate to …

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Sep 26 2016

Event Recap: The 2016 National Book Festival

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The 16th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival — Celebrating the Journey of Reading On September 24th an estimated 200,000 people journeyed to Washington, DC, for the National Book Festival. This free festival hosted by the Library of Congress featured over 120 authors. Somewhere, my friends, Ray Bradbury is smiling. 2016 National Book Festival highlights included: …

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Jun 02 2016

Film Review: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

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I went to the theater with low expectations because of early reviews. Still, I reserved my judgement because I just can’t get into premature Nerd Hate. Okay, let me start with the good stuff first because word on the streets is this latest film is trash. Oscar Isaac did a decent job as Apocalypse, but …

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Apr 13 2016

The DOCTOR STRANGE Teaser Literally Bends Reality

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Wow! If you ever want to impress me with a trailer, this is how you do it.  I don’t know how the overall film with be, but from this we do know that DOCTOR STRANGE will be a visual mind bender.  The city on multiple dimensional surfaces reminds be of Inception. I’m also glad this …

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Mar 29 2016

GSB Film Review: BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

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  Well, it seems the sequel to Man Of Steel has people polarized in their opinions as much as the initial Snyder film did. But I think many fans are weighing more on the side that Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice was even less satisfying. This was the case for me as I left …

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Feb 27 2016

DAREDEVIL SEASON 2 TRAILERS – PARTS 1 & 2

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Netflix is combining the dreams of my childhood with the dreams of my adulthood.  They have given me what I’ve been wanting to see growing up, but they are also manifesting the stories that up until now have only been foreign territory for studios.  You can see the confidence that Netflix has in creating this …

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Feb 26 2016

GSBPodcast Interview With The Creators Of The Graphic Novel BLACK

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  In this episode we were honored to talk to the creators of the Graphic Novel BLACK. Lead creator Kwanza Osajyefo, along with Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, Khary Randolph and Sarah Litt, gave a fun and informing interview. Their book asks the question – In a world that already fears and hates them – what …

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Feb 12 2016

Interview With Illustrator AFUA RICHARDSON

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She is a writer, musician, singer, voice over actress and more. But in our nerdy circles she is best known for being an illustrator and comic artist of Top Cow’s Genius and several others . AFUA RICHARDSON was kind enough to grace our podcast and give an insightful interview on our monthly ComiGamAni episode.  Afua …

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Feb 12 2016

Raising Dion – Parenting The Super-powered!

We’ve seen thousands of superheroes and villains in comics and their films.  We’ve even seen super kids off and on. But how many times have we seen someone parenting a kid with superpowers?  Sure there was Reed and Sue of the Fantastic Four with their kids. Scott Summers a.k.a. Cyclops tried to parent his alternate …

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Jul 25 2015

GSB Film Review – ANT-MAN (2015)

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  This film could have gone in so many directions, and most of them would have been bad.  Fortunately, Marvel’s newest cinematic debut found a soft spot to land between action, comedy, and the hero’s journey.  It wasn’t an over the top film in any way, but I left the theater satisfied.  And considering how …

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