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2017: An Embarrassment of (Nerd) Riches

2017-superhero-movies-slice-600x200We are in a golden age of comic book movies. Sure, that’s not a huge statement to make, since Marvel Studios and other production companies have been pumping out movies for ten plus years now. But has there ever been a wide variety of GOOD comic book movies like we’ve had in 2017? Starting with Logan in March, every single comic book film released so far this year has been a hit both commercially and critically. But it’s not just the box office that’s making me think back and write this column. No, it’s what these films are saying that makes them so important. Read the rest of this entry

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Best Nerd Things of 2013!

2013 is winding down, and with that, it’s time to take a look back at the  nerd year that was. While not the slam bang that 2012 was, there was still plenty of cool moments and nerd things in 2013. Here’s a few of my favorites.

Superior_spiderman_1The Superior Spider-Man
I’ll be the first to admit it: I didn’t think this series would work. Swapping Doctor Octopus and Spider-Man’s brains? Killing Peter Parker? As a life-long Spidey fan, there’s NO WAY I would like this series. Read the rest of this entry