The Whining Joke – Batgirl #41 Joker Variant “Scandal”

This week, the comic book world was buzzing about the upcoming Batgirl #41 – by which, of course, I mean #41 since the “New 52” relaunch in 2011; the character of Barbara Gordon first took up the moniker in 1967 for Detective Comics #359, “The Million Dollar Debut of Batgirl.” Of course, you can hardly […]

The Great Journey – Homeworld: Remastered Collection Preview

It occurs to me that I’m very excited about the upcoming Homeworld remastered collection, and have had it pre-ordered for almost a year, without really talking about what it is, or why our readers might want to check it out. I’ve been a fan of the series since its inception, and can’t wait to unbox […]

Keep Smiling!: A Day With Scott Snyder

As some of you may know, my rekindled interest in comics began about seven years ago, thanks to the awesome folks at Third-Eye Comics in Annapolis. The store has grown by leaps and bounds, moving into bigger locations twice, and hosting increasingly cool release events and creator signings. A few months ago, the owner Steve […]

Don’t Try To Dig What We All Say: Trey’s Games Of The Generation Pt. 2

Check out Part 1 of the list here. Metro 2033 (Xbox 360) While working for GameStop, one upshot was that we sometimes came across titles that might have gone unnoticed. A few examples include Demon’s Souls, The Saboteur, and Metro 2033. Erich gets full credit for checking it out initially, but he quickly brought me […]

Don’t Try To Dig What We All Say: Trey’s Games Of The Generation Pt. 1

A little over a year ago, the powers-that-be in gaming decided that the time had come, and released the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, bringing to a close the longest console “generation” in gaming history: Seven years for the PlayStation 3, eight for the Xbox 360. This nearly decade-long era saw major shifts in […]

Demons, Dragons And Dropships: Trey’s Game Of The Year 2014

It is, of course, that time of year again, when we look at the hours upon hours of time spent in front of our TVs and monitors and try to sift through it all and proclaim “These fourteen hours! These fourteen arbitrary hours were the best!” I played an astonishingly small number of games to […]

Nerd Is As Nerd Does – The Pagemaster

As a child, one of my favorite movies in the whole world was The Pagemaster, for a variety of reasons: I loved books, the voice cast was beyond my wildest dreams, I bore a striking resemblance to Macaulay Culkin in glasses, dragons are awesome, bullies were also a problem for me, and Christopher Lloyd is […]