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Spider-Gwen: The-Not-As-Dead-As-Everyone-Thought-She-Was Super Heroine

Spider-Man has always been one of my favorite super heroes if not THE favorite of all time. I grew up with him as a kid and always loved the snark he threw at his enemies, just to make them more…

0 Comments / 62 View / February 26, 2015

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The Darkest Timeline

You aren’t a true 90’s kid unless you watched Power Rangers growing up. Who couldn’t love teenagers morphing into colorful spandex to fight monsters and save the day? Especially when the MegaZord would come out to play. Everyone knows the…

1 Comment / 88 View / February 25, 2015

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Don’t Be A Frodo

The first time I read Lord of the Rings was the first time I cried during a book. I still cry when I watch the films, and my heart’s desire in this world is to live in a hobbit hole….

0 Comments / 90 View / February 24, 2015

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Nerd Hero Web Comic #1

  Welcome to our very first comic! Including Nerd Hero Fighter, Mysterious Sorcerer, Sea Monster, and IDIO-T. Oh there’s also a baby kraken for some reason. Join these heroes in their ultimate quest to find: The Ultimate Blog Post. In…

0 Comments / 70 View / February 21, 2015

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The Woes and Wonders of Katsucon 2015

Be forewarned my voracious reader, I am not a vast anime fan, nor am I a regular cosplayer. I am, however, a dorky nerd, which usually gets me by in any geeky situation.  Katsucon, for those who don’t know, is…

2 Comments / 136 View / February 20, 2015

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Agent Carter is Blazing a Path for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

At halfway through the eight-episode first season of Agent Carter I could spend my time reviewing the plot, production value, and even casting, but instead let’s look at Marvel’s first female lead from the cinematic universe.   Originally hailing from Captain…

0 Comments / 103 View / February 20, 2015

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Ghost (of Whitewashing) in the Shell

The long-awaited live-action adaption of the iconic 1995 animated Ghost in the Shell is at last in the works, with a release date set at April 14, 2017. Fans of the beloved anime and manga franchise have long clamored for…

0 Comments / 41 View / February 20, 2015

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Ghostbusters 3: All Women, All Great, All the Misogynists Ever

Though the news is old now, it only took hours for the Internet to implode following the announcement of the female-led Ghostbusters 3. For 25 years, rumors of a third sequel to the much-beloved franchise were variably squashed and nurtured,…

0 Comments / 41 View / February 20, 2015

4 Cartoons Aimed at Kids that are Clearly for Adults Too

4 Shows Aimed at Kids that are Clearly More for Adults

Cartoons are at least nominally the domain of children, disregarding shows like Archer and everything on Adult Swim. But animators and writers are increasingly savvy to their adult audiences, and, are working to ensure grown-ups take genuine enjoyment from shows…

1 Comment / 268 View / February 17, 2015

8 Books to Read if You're Tired of Formulaic YA Fiction

8 Books to Read if You’re Tired of Formulaic YA Fiction

YA fiction has always been my favorite genre, from before I could sound out the words to an adulthood spent creepily loitering in the YA racks of the library. YA fiction is brave. It has been occasionally dismissed as unserious…

1 Comment / 680 View / February 17, 2015