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This Character Needs a Comic: Ant-Man (Eric O'Grady)

This Character Needs a Comic: Ant-Man (Eric O'Grady)

By Steven RomanoJune 6, 2012

It was the gripe heard around the world. When the finalized roster for The Avengers movie was announced, comic book purists worldwide asked the same burning question: where was Ant-Man? In the early days of Marvel Comics, Ant-Man was a recognized hero, thanks mostly to...More  →

TRAILERS: Gangster Squad Vs. Lawless

TRAILERS: Gangster Squad Vs. Lawless

By Tim WainwrightJune 6, 2012

Two new trailers are out for the crime movies that are sure to be competing for box office glory at the end of this summer. Both feature some of today’s hottest stars and both involve mayhem with Tommy guns, so let’s see if we can...More  →

Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Ray Bradbury, 91, Passes Away

Science Fiction and Fantasy Author Ray Bradbury, 91, Passes Away

By Will RossJune 6, 2012

In sad news for geeks everywhere, award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author Ray Bradbury passed away today in California. He was 91 years old. Though known best for his novels like Fahrenheit 451, and The Martian Chronicles, Bradbury was also a prolific writer of plays (stage and...More  →

REVIEW: The Drowned Cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

REVIEW: The Drowned Cities, by Paolo Bacigalupi

By Paul KirschJune 6, 2012

Though it has some quality characters and a thought-provoking title, The Drowned Cities falls short of answering the one question that made me pick it up in the first place: What's up with those drowned cities?...More  →

Geeky Memorials We Want To See

Geeky Memorials We Want To See

By Robert RunyonJune 5, 2012

One of Philadelphia’s most beloved landmarks is its Rocky statue. Perched in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, it celebrates the triumphant moment of Rocky’s training montage as he climbs the museum’s 72 steps and celebrates. In Brussels, one of the must-see sights is...More  →

4 Kick-Ass Ladies of Fiction Who Are Good Role Models
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4 Kick-Ass Ladies of Fiction Who Are Good Role Models

By Nuala McKennaJune 5, 2012

There are a growing number of strong women characters in today’s popular media. From the superhero through to the everywoman, these ladies are popping up everywhere. What’s more, most of these women are good role models in addition to being totally awesome. Some are conventional,...More  →

Blogging RPGs: Commitment Issues

Blogging RPGs: Commitment Issues

By Allison EmmJune 5, 2012

A few days ago, I sat down with my books and decided to make a character from scratch. Having played through only two D&D encounters, it was all still very intimidating. I tried, but there is only one thing I hate more than numbers and...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: Viral Summer Movie Tie-Ins

Transmedia Tuesday: Viral Summer Movie Tie-Ins

By ChauntonJune 5, 2012

Big summer movies mean big viral campaigns. And nowadays these can be just as good as (and sometimes better than) the movies themselves. We’ve gathered together a handful of the more promising examples to help fill your summer days.  By the way, you’ll notice a...More  →

5 Superheroes That Would Benefit from Film Adaptations

5 Superheroes That Would Benefit from Film Adaptations

By Eric GarneauJune 5, 2012

It's pretty much common knowledge by now that one way to make a ton of money at the box office is with a movie based on a beloved comic book character (or group of characters). If you doubt this, you should probably look at how...More  →