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Top 5 Comic Book Picks for September 2015

1. STAR WARS: SHATTERED EMPIRE #1 / Marvel Comics Written by Greg Rucka / Art by Marco Checchetto We are just a few short months away from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and you can bet your wookie-cookie eating ass that I am...


Nerd Rants: FANTASTIC FOUR (2015)…WHAT HAPPENED???

I apologize, but…I really don’t have any words left to say on this topic.  We were all suckered by false promises in fairly intriguing teasers and trailers that glimpsed a darker take, but still embraced the scient...


Top 5 Comic Book Picks for August 2015

1. WEIRDWORLD #3 / Marvel Comics Written by Jason Aaron / Art by Mike Del Mundo Just when I think I’m sick of all of this SECRET WARS mumbo jumbo over at Marvel I remind myself that it is responsible for a handful of ...



Top 5 Comic Book Picks for July 2015

1. WE STAND GUARD #1 / Image Comics Written by Brian K. Vaughan / Art by Steve Skroce Holy cow this is a fun new book! Think G.I. JOE meets METAL GEAR in a mature rated epic set in the not too distant war torn Canadian wild...


Top 5 Comic Book Picks for June 2015

1. E IS FOR EXTINCTION #1 / Marvel Comics Written by Chris Burnham / Art by Ramon Villalobos Alright, let’s be honest…there is an influx of SECRET WARS spin-off titles in Marvel’s current 8-part mini-ser...


Top 10 Celebrities We Bumped into at SDCC 2015

The San Diego Comic-Con is a magical place. Take away the body odor and the endless supply of egg farts and one may just say it’s heaven on Earth. It’s a chance for us plebeians to walk among the gods and goddesses ...



Top 5 Comic Book Picks for May 2015

1. SECRET WARS #1 and #2 / Marvel Comics Written by Jonathan Hickman / Art by Esad Ribic What can I say!? The entire Marvel universe (both of them!) is forever changed and everything big and bold is happening in the main 8-p...


Top 5 Comic Book Picks for April 2015

1. JUPITER’S LEGACY Volume 1 (issues #1-5) / Image Comics Written by Mark Millar / Art by Frank Quitely JUPITER’S LEGACY is something truly special. And what else would one expect from a team-up of this caliber....


Top 5 Most Anticipated Summer Blockbusters of 2015!

1. JURASSIC WORLD / June 12th JURASSIC WORLD Trailer Nothing trumps dinosaurs people…nothing. They are the coolest. It’s a damn shame Hollywood doesn’t create more high-quality flicks featuring our scaly frien...



Top 5 Comic Book Picks for March 2015

1. THE SHAOLIN COWBOY: SHEMP BUFFET / Dark Horse Books Written by Geof Darrow / Art by Geof Darrow Do yourself a huge favor. Look up artist/writer Geof Darrow on the interweb, find out what comic books he has worked on, and buy...


Top 5 Comic Book Picks for February 2015

1. SPIDER-GWEN #1 / Marvel Written by Jason Latour / Art by Robbi Rodriguez Now this is my kind of Marvel book. It’s a self contained story set in a parallel Marvel universe featuring Gwen Stacy alive and well role reve...


Top 10 Movies of 2014: Sean Wheeler

1.  Birdman 2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3. The Grand Budapest Hotel 4. Big Eyes 5. Guardians of the Galaxy 6. The Imitation Game 7.  Inherent Vice 8. The Wind Rises 9. John Wick 10. Big Hero 6 Honorable mentions (T...



Top 10 Movies of 2014: Mike McG

It’s all about the experience.  The experience has to draw me in completely.  Not once do I glance away from the screen.  Not once do I check my phone for the time.  The characters on screen hold my focus for the enti...


Top Movies of 2014: Mark Espinosa

2014.  Dang.  I swear I just wrote my ‘Top 10 films of 2013‘ list. I was once a small boy and now I am a big boy with a fridge full of barbecue sauce and 11 unopened Fortune Cookies.  Every time I write one of th...


Top 10 Movies of 2014: Jason Furie

I have to say 2014 was a damn fine year to be a nerd who absolutely adores science fiction, superheroes, and straight up action. I had a lot of fun hanging out in theaters even if the person behind me is almost always chomping ...



Top and Bottom 5 Summer Blockbusters of 2014

Ah, summertime. A time to travel, hike, laze about the poolside, and just enjoy the great outdoors…NOT! Forget the sunscreen, who needs a beach towel, and why on earth would I need a pair of sunglasses when almost all I&#...


Top 5 Comic Book Picks for January 2015

1. STAR WARS #1 / Marvel Written by Jason Aaron / Art by John Cassaday STAR WARS is back with Marvel Comics after its extremely long lasting and prosperous time with Dark Horse. The official STAR WARS canon has been reset basic...


Top 5 Mutilated Champions Against the Undead

‘Tis the season for some zombies!  Fa-la-la-la-la!  La-la-la-la!  Undead fights, demonic follies!  Fa-la-la-la-la! La-la-la-la! Don we now our favorite weapons!  Fa-la-la-la-la-la!  La-la-la! Here’s my all-tim...



Hidden Gems: BERSERK: GOLDEN AGE ARC TRILOGY

BERSERK, the dark fantasy epic by creator Kentaro Miura has been a masterfully crafted work since its conception in 1990. Published bi-weekly in Young Animal magazine in Japan, Miura has created a world and characters that are ...


Hidden Gems: TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES – THE ULTIMATE VISUAL HISTORY

How many times do I have to say it, people?  I am a diehard fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!  It was the sci-fi/fantasy property that I immediately latched onto in childhood and, throughout the years, I have found tim...