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Happy 50th birthday, GI Joe!

Any toy that survives 50 years has well proven its worth. Many toys come and go each year, few lasting beyond a single generation of kids. There are the rare few that survive and this year celebrates one of my all-time favorites, GI Joe. GI Joe was introduced 50-years ago in 1964 with the full-sized, […]

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Why The Falcon Matters

Let me tell you a story. I recently got a retail job near where I live (the location, store, and real names of everyone else involved will be hidden for their anonymity), and as one might expect, meeting people led to conversations about tastes in video games, TV shows, and movies. One of the movies for which […]

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Movies vs. Comics: Continuity Battle

Last month, my editor, Brian, reviewed Iron Man 3, the latest movie to come from the Marvel movie studios, and while I respectfully disagree with his opinion of the movie. I found it to be my favourite of the trilogy, concluding a story arc that had been in the works for three movies while creating a […]

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The wrong kind of “retcon”

In the comics world, the word “Retcon” short for “Retroactive continuity” is used whenever something that was previously established, such as a character’s origins, is changed to something new. For example, before the New 52 reboot, Tim Drake was one of the most notable men to take the role of Robin in Batman history, leaving […]

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The status quo of event comics

For those of you unaware of the phrase, status quo simply means the state of things in a normal, unaltered setting. If, on an average day, you spend your time working from home, watching internet videos, and cooking yourself some Ramen noodles because you’re a broke college student like me, that’s your status quo. Now, […]

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Quick Hits Vol. 1, the IT Crowd games

You know, there are a lot of things worth discussing in the realm of video games, comic books, movies, and just about all things nerdy, but these things don’t always have enough depth to them to justify an entire article. Therefore, it only seems right that every once in a while, I bring you some […]

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Green Lantern: Rebirth, revenge of the story arc

What happens when you try to undo more than 50 years of storyline? DC gave it shot.

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The Ultimate Geeky Black Friday Wishlist

Not sure what to shop for this holiday season? Chase gives you the low down on some great stuff.

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Revenge of the Story Arc: Avengers Disassembled

Are you just a comic book guy poser? Fear not, this new series will help you start your path to become a proper fanboy.

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Why Hero Inequality is a Good Thing

Fairness and equality is overrated…especially if you live in Metropolis or Gotham City.

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