Category Archive: Comics

Dec 06

Trailer Jive: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Trailer

If you haven’t seen this amazing trailer for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, then allow me to give you a treat.  It looks like Sony is finally handling the franchise with the love that it deserves.  Mark Webb is back as director, and Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone return as Peter Parker / Spider-man and Gwen Stacy.  In this sequel …

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Nov 12

GSB Film Review: THOR: THE DARK WORLD

The Plot: Eons ago the seven realms aligned, and the Dark Elves tried to turn the universe dark, as it was in the beginning.  Not sure if that was dispelling all light, or just destroying all the stars in the sky, but they wanted darkness everywhere.  Odin’s father was able to stop them from using …

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Nov 09

IS AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. GETTING BETTER? Definitely Moving In The Right Direction.

  Because the show was struggling with balance between good dramatic writing and a not-too-serious tone, AGENTS OF SHIELD got hit with early criticism from fans.  I had my own problems with the series, but I hung in there because of my personal rule of 4 episodes before I decide if I want to bail …

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Oct 29

Trailer Jive: X-MEN – DAYS OF FUTURE PAST (2014)

Here it is everybody!!! We got a little teaser the other day, but thanks to my fellow co-host on the podcast and Nerdy Venom extraordinaire – Toby Wan Kenobi, we get to see the full trailer hot off of the YouTube presses. Not too sure about the film yet.  The original story was such an …

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Oct 25

Trailer Jive: CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER 2014

Avengers Phase 2 is in full stride with the release of this first trailer from Marvel.  Many of you have seen it, but here is a treat for all of you geeks that haven’t had the chance yet. if you know the Winter Soldier story from the comics, I don’t have to tell you how …

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Sep 20

A Day of Futures Past: An Interview with Chris Claremont

In geek culture, we tend to regard the people responsible for the media we consume on a higher level than the rest of us. Yet, we all forget that these individuals are not Gods, real people with actual lives and emotions. My interview with the writer Chris Claremont reminded me of this fact. As the …

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Sep 15

Montreal Comic-Con 2013, Day 3

Day 3 of Montreal Comic Con did not disappoint, especially when it came to Battlestar Galactica and fans of George Takei. Here are some highlights: Had a great interview with Chris Claremont, writer for much of the X-Men’s storyline’s throughout the 80’s and until 1991. He is a great, down to Earth individual that I …

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Sep 14

Montreal Comic-Con 2013, Day 1

It was a great start to this year’s Montreal Comic-Con. There was a good energy and even more than last years epic year. I did get a chance to spend a few minutes with Batman: Arkham Origins and I must say if you are fan of the original two games, this one will not disappoint. …

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Sep 11

Afro Commentary: DC’s Perpetual Road to Stuck on Stupid

Bravo DC Comics, bravo! In the span of a few months, you have completely lost yet another reader. It was a long time coming mind you, however the whole “Batwoman not being able to marry her girlfriend” thing was the final nail in the coffin for me. For those unaware of the incident, here is …

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Aug 07

Trailer Jive: THOR: THE DARK WORLD (UK)

Leave it to the UK to give us a more interesting trailer for THOR: THE DARK WORLD premiering this November.  We got more Loki, Jane Foster, Heimdall, Thor’s Hammer – Mjolnir, his Asgardian homies, and even moms gets into it.  It still doesn’t give us a clear cut definition of who the enemies are, or …

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