Ever since a Sonic Drive-In opened near my house, it’s been all I could do to resist eating there almost every week. Between their aggressive marketing, funny TV ads and deals on Groupon and Living Social, they make themselves pretty hard to pass up. Comic book geeks are now going to have the additional temptation… Continue reading ‘Sonic brings “Justice League” in tot form!’
When I was a kid and the first Star Wars movie came out, my family wasn’t able to afford all the goodies that were being released in toy stores. Keeping my requests modest, I begged my dad for just two Star Wars action figures for my birthday, going so far as showing him the ones… Continue reading ‘Star Wars Geeks to get new toys to celebrate Star Wars: The Phantom Menace’
If you’re looking for a creepy/cool place to check out this coming Halloween weekend, you’ll definitely want to check out the Scatterbrained Gallery in Lombard, IL. Located at 301 South Westmore (adjacent to the Illinois Prairie Path), Scatterbrained features numerous artworks, collectibles and curiosities that have been gathered by gallery owner Jeffery Gorski. When I… Continue reading ‘Scatterbrained Gallery recreates the horror movie convention experience’
There once was a time when I collected just about every Star Wars action figure out there. My garage currently has 2 plastic toys chests that are filled to the brim with action figures that have remained unopened in their original packaging. And it’s not that I’m one of those collectors who keeps their toys… Continue reading ‘Vote for the newest Star Wars action figure from Hasbro’
Every once and a while, the worlds of sports and nerd-dom collide in a confluence of adolescent geekery. Courtesy of the Chicago Bears’ web site comes this super-cool item that is sure to appeal to the 10-year-old in most all men: Fox Sports Robot Figure Chicago Bears Edition Here’s the description from the Bears’ web… Continue reading ‘Something Geeky for Bears Fans!’
Courtesy of my friends at Dreamland Comics in Schaumburg, IL comes this week’s new releases! Of note: Clerks creator Kevin Smith takes another pass at the Caped Crusader in Batman Widening Gyre #1; Local publisher Moonstone Books brings back a classic hero from the pulps in The Spider #1; and much, much more! Pick up… Continue reading ‘This Week In Comics – August 26 Releases’
Courtesy of my friends from Dreamland Comics come this week’s new releases! Of note: Army of Darkness: Ash Saves Obama #1! I’ll be signing copies of issue #1 at Challengers Comics + Conversation in Chicago on Wednesday, August 19th & Dreamland Comics in Schaumburg on Saturday, August 22nd. Read on for a complete listing!
Courtesy of my friends at Dreamland Comics in Schaumburg, IL comes this week’s new releases! Of note: The Black Lanterns rise in the DCU in Blackest Night #2; Marvel Comics celebrates its 70th Anniversary with The Marvels Project; and the comics creative community comes together to benefit the stars of yesteryear with Hero Comics Hero… Continue reading ‘This Week In Comics – August 12 Releases’