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Mighty here, Mighty there, Mighty Con is everywhere!

The sun was completely gone – It was too freakin’ cold to play – so I went to Mighty Con – to look for comics that snowy Saturday!   I talked with Art and Gabo, I sat with some artists (a few) [...]

March 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
valiant effort

Thursday’s Valiant Effort: March 5th, 2015

I am getting back into the swing of things here on Thursday’s Valiant Effort. This week we catch up on X-O Manowar and review the series so far of Imperium. I hope it all makes sense. X-O Manowar #31 – [...]

March 5, 2015 Features
Secret Wars

Marvel Secret Wars Update!

Wondering what is going on with this huge event that Marvel has planned? Well, I will try to give you the lowdown on everything we have so far. Secret Wars is coming. Nothing can stop it… well, short of every [...]

March 3, 2015 Features
Another Zenescope

Just Another Zenescope Monday: 2/25/15 and 3/4/15

So this week is a combo edition of Just Another Zenescope Monday. Sorry it can’t be a cool flip book or something, but I leave that fancy crap to Marvel and DC. This week, we catch up on the last [...]

March 2, 2015 Features

Zombie Apocalypse hits Chicago – Mayhem!!!

World War Z hits the midwest during Chicago’s Zombie Apocalypse last weekend!  Newspapers claimed it was similar to 6 other Walker Stalker event sightings  witnessed in cities around the country; Dallas, Orlando, Boston, San Francisco, Atlanta and New York/New Jersey. [...]

March 2, 2015 Cosplay, Features
valiant effort

Thursday’s Valiant Effort: Valiant Return!

After a much need hiatus, Thursday’s Valiant Effort is back! This issue, as well as the next couple will be catch up articles to get December through February books reviewed for all you great fans. Look for an awesome giveaway [...]

March 1, 2015 Features

Leonard Nimoy: The Consummate Vulcan – a Tribute

Author’s Note: Leonard Nimoy, famous for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise passed away on Friday, February 27. He was 83 years old. Star Trek was the franchise that brought science fiction, with all of its unique terminologies and [...]

March 1, 2015 Features
cluttered corner

Cluttered Corner: Unboxing Loot Crate February 2015

Welcome to another installment of Cluttered Corner. This time, I will be unboxing the February 2015 Loot Crate, which most subscribers should have or will be receiving shortly. Loot Crate is a “box” subscription service where you pay ahead of [...]

February 26, 2015 Features
Cluttered Corner

Cluttered Corner: Unboxing Loot Crate January 2015

Welcome to the inaugural video for Cluttered Corner, my new Youtube channel. You can check out all my videos here, but this is my first one that I actually put together. I subscribed to Loot Crate for the January 2015 [...]

February 26, 2015 Features

Signals from the Multiversity #7: In History, All Men Have Masters

This, by far, feels like the most out of place issue in the Multiversity lineup: art by Jim Lee, a story about a world of Nazis and Hitler on a toilet (in what is probably the most outrageous first page [...]

February 26, 2015 Features

CBS Adds A New Character To “Supergirl”

CBS’s “Supergirl” series has added a well comic book character to its cast. According to Variety, Calista Flockhart of “Ally McBeal” & more recently “Brothers & Sisters” will play Cat Grant, “a self-made media magnate and founder of CatCo” where Kara (Supergirl) [...]

February 24, 2015 News
Comics Squared

Comics Squared with Magen Cubed, Ep. #5: Moon Knight and Friends

Comics Squared with Magen Cubed, Episode #5: Moon Knight and Friends Welcome to Comics Squared with Magen Cubed, Episode #5. This week me and my meat-shield Blaine are joined by our good friend Will as we tackle the news of [...]

February 22, 2015 Features
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Chicago’s Adler After Dark embraces cosplay

Cosplay returned to Adler Planetarium this year – bringing Chicago’s biggest costuming groups with their fantastically fabricated costumes and creative cosplays matching the theme of the month – Revenge of the Geek Chic.  Revenge of the Geek happened 19 February 2015 at [...]

February 21, 2015 Features

New Alien Movie To Be A Reality

With the recent news that Neill Blomkamp, the director of District 9, Elysium, and the upcoming Chappie, will be heading up Alien 5, the working title for the latest film in the Alien franchise. He has posted some great concept [...]

February 20, 2015 Movies and TV
Pro Wrestling

Strange Pro Wrestler of the Week – Gangrel

  In the early 90s the WWE was losing popularity. One of the big reasons behind this was the ridiculous characters they had. Some of which have already been covered in other “Strange Pro Wrestler” articles. In the late 90s [...]

February 19, 2015 Movies and TV