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Happy 75th Anniversary, Batman!

“The ‘Bat-Man,’ a mysterious and adventurous figure, fighting for justice and apprehending the wrong-doer, in his lone battle against the evil forces of society… His identity remains unknown…” March 30th, 1939: The first appearance of everyone’s favorite caped crusader! Here … Continue reading

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VisionaryTrek.com previews New Life and New Civilizations.

Fan site VisionaryTrek.com has posted a lengthy preview of Sequart’s forthcoming New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, including quotes from several of the anthology’s contributors. (Why, yes, that does in fact mean me, too. Thanks for asking.) Writer Eric … Continue reading

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New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics, from Sequart!

Those two or three of you who read my monthly “writing wrap-up” posts have seen notes about an essay I was writing “for a collection of essays on a pop culture subject To Be Named Later.” Well, here it is, all … Continue reading

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Happy 91st Birthday, Stan Lee!

Wishing a Happy 91st Birthday to the Generalissimo himself, Stan Lee! He’s been at the epicenter of comics for more than seventy years. I still have my copy of How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way, which I purchased when … Continue reading

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Unpublished comics tales from the Planet of the Apes!

My friend Rich Handley has been busy. This may be hard for some folks to believe, but Rich is an even bigger freak for all things Planet of the Apes than I am. Dude’s written two swank books on the … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Newspaper Comics.

Okay, here’s my big, fancy sales pitch for these books: GO. BUY THEM. NOW. What, you want more? Fine. Here’s the deal: Way back in the day, as in right around the time Star Trek: The Motion Picture was in … Continue reading

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Me and Kevin at Free State Comicon 2013!

For those of you thinking that my convention thing probably was done for the year, I’m happy to report that I’m going to sneak (at least) one more in before we ring out 2013. My hetero life mate, Kevin, and … Continue reading

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Boosting the signal: Keith DeCandido’s DRAGON PRECINCT Kickstarter.

Are you a fan of fantasy, police procedurals, and/or author Keith R.A. DeCandido? Well, me, neither. I keed! I keed! In truth, I’m only really a fan of one of those things, but it’s a testament to Keith that he … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from IDW: Star Trek “Photocomics!”

Here’s another bit of interestingly nerdy news that escaped my notice during my recent vacation. Fans of Star Trek, comics, and Star Trek comics doubtless know the name John Byrne. He’s pretty much a legend, having produced a number of … Continue reading

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Free Comic Book Day 2013!

And so it was on the first Saturday in May that GeekDad embarked once more on his noble quest, accompanied by his two offspring, to ye olde local comic book shoppe to partake of the annual festivus…. In addition to being Free Comic Book … Continue reading

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