Comic-Con 2014: Surviving the Walking Dead Escape

Comic-Con-LogoZombies have always been a big part of my life. My first exposure to zombies came at a very young age when George Romero was filming Day of the Dead on Sanibel Island. Actors in full Savini makeup showed up at my elementary school to pick up their kids and as soon as I saw their beautiful disfigured faces, I was hooked.

Wonder Woman, the “F-Word,” and You

A lot has been written about Wonder Woman, comics, and feminism in light of an interview with David and Meredith Finch, the new creative team taking over the comic bearing the title of the same name. Articles such as, “Wonder Woman’s feminism matters. So why would the comic industry reject it?” and “The F-Word: Wonder Woman’s Feminism Shouldn’t Be Covered Up” have been popping up all week. As they should! It’s kind of ridiculous this discussion needs to be had, not about Wonder Woman, but about society and its view of feminism. Why? The perceptions of feminism by some, and this applies to men and women, is exactly why these conversations keep cropping up.

My 1st GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up by Missmayyoke

Hey! Melissa here recapping what was an empowering female convention for us female nerds – GEEKGIRLCON 2013!

I attended with Ash’s wife/my sister, Christina. It was her first time in Seattle and my first trip back in over ten years so we trampled around a bit and caused some mischief of our own.

Captain America:The Winter Soldier Trailer Released

Yay! The trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier was just released by Marvel Studios!  Out in theaters on April 4, 2014. This story takes place aver the cataclysmic event at the end of The Avengers movie, which they make humorous nods to in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as the Battle of New York. When a S.H.I.E.L.D.… Continue reading Captain America:The Winter Soldier Trailer Released

Star Wars Reads Day II

Calling all Star Wars-loving parents, children and fans of all ages! Star Wars Reads Day is BACK! This October 5, 2013 you can participate alongside other Star Wars fans, authors, and artists in a nationwide multi-publisher reading event! Stores across the nation are preparing for a fun day of reading and activities all Star Wars themed for your sci-fi heart.… Continue reading Star Wars Reads Day II

Be a Hero: Support Oklahoma and Get Free Comics!

Writers Jan Van Meter and Greg Rucka are doing something incredibly creative to help out the folks in Oklahoma who are currently without homes, power, water, and just about everything else. Greg and Jan are participating in the #TwitterYardSaleOK drive to help raise some extra cash for the thousands of residents of OK who are… Continue reading Be a Hero: Support Oklahoma and Get Free Comics!

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – You’re Welcome Internet

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was our idea. Yep, that’s right, we thought of it way back in July of 2012. You want evidence? Fine! Check out episode 69 of Rated NA right around the 34 minute mark. Okay, we realize we’re probably not the only group of geeks on the planet that fantasized about a S.H.I.E.L.D. television series before it was announced last year, but we like to feel special on occasion.