Category Archive: Comics

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)

AM poster 2015

  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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Apr 20 2015

Official Fantastic Four Trailer! Now We Can Say Yay or Nay!

FF Official

  Finally we get a good look and feel for this alternate reboot of the Fox owned FANTASTIC FOUR franchise. Many of us nerds had seen what Josh Trank was capable of with his 2012 kinda superhero film Chronicle.  It wasn’t perfect, but it was a respectable achievement for an up and coming director.  Now, …

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Dec 06 2013

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 2013


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 2013

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 2013

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 2013


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 2013

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 2013

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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