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Catdad and supermom – an unexpected anti-bullying message

CatDad and SuperMom – An Unexpected Anti-Bullying Message

Every once in a while you come upon an unexpected gem; something you didn’t know you needed in your life, but now that you’ve found it, everyone within reach is going to hear about it. That’s how I feel about Rob Andersin’s CatDad and SuperMom – An Elefart Never Forgets. CatDad and SuperMom – An…

Marvel madness: trailer breakdowns and anticipations

Marvel Madness: Trailer Breakdowns and Anticipations

Trailer Time! Howdy fellow geeks! Today we take a look at some trailers for upcoming big event movies in the MCU and broader Marvel movie-verse. After this month’s fantastic Captain Marvel, the hype is ever-building for the next forays into the comic book realm. Our trailer breakdown docket: Spider-Man: Far From Home, Avengers: Endgame, and…

Higher, faster, further: a captain marvel reading guide

Higher, Faster, Further: A Captain Marvel Reading Guide

With the newest Marvel blockbuster rapidly approaching, it’s the perfect time to read the comics that inspired the movie. In addition, many of these volumes are on sale on Comixology now! Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel Kelly Sue DeConnick (Bitch Planet, Avengers Assemble) is the person responsible for Carol Danvers even having a movie. Prior…

Symbi-wrote: comics to read if you love venom

Symbi-Wrote: Comics to Read if You Love Venom

For better or worse, Sony Pictures’ Venom is upon us. Maybe the movie blew you away, or maybe you wish it’d blow away like a turd in the wind. Maybe it makes you want to trace the antihero’s origins back to the comic books. If that’s the case, you’re in luck. We have a few…

Comics to read if you loved ‘ant-man and the wasp’

Comics to Read If You Loved ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

The diminutive duo hit the big screen in Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp. If you want to see what all the buzz is about, check out the comics that inspired the movie. (They’re better than that pun!) The Astonishing Ant-Man Scott Lang’s been an Avenger, come back from the dead, led the Fantastic Four. What’s…

Merc with a mouth: a deadpool reading guide

Merc With a Mouth: A Deadpool Reading Guide

Deadpool 2 has been out for a while and by now you’ve probably seen it. With no third movie announced, it might be time to turn to the comics to fill your Deadpool cravings. Here are some of the best places to start. Deadpool Bad Blood This stand-alone Original Graphic Novel is perfect for the…

Galactic con coming to columbia on june 16

Galactic Con Coming to Columbia on June 16

This year’s Galactic Con in Columbia, MD will help to raise money for a worthy cause and also provide the opportunity for geeks to grab up some amazing collectibles and comics. Comic book collectors, cosplayers, and geeks will once again descend upon the Howard County Fairgrounds for this year’s annual Galactic Con on June 16th….

Balticon 52 is going down on may 25 – here’s what’s in store

Balticon 52 Is Going Down on May 25 – Here’s What’s in Store

Sci-fi and fantasy fans won’t want to miss the annual Balticon event on May 25-28. Dozens of authors, editors, artists, scientists, and publishers gather at the event, which is touted as the biggest and longest running convention of its kind in the D.C. and Baltimore metro area. Organizers are anticipating that more than 1500 people…

Comic reader’s digest: the treasury edition

Comic Reader’s Digest: the Treasury Edition

Comics: the art of telling a story with pictures in a sequential manner. Not to ape Scott McCloud too much, but I’m bringing up this point so that I can make mine. From the Sunday funnies to manga, to the webcomic, comics can be in almost any form.  The purpose of this series is to…

All in: where to start reading justice league

All In: Where to Start Reading Justice League

Welcome to Opening Panel, a series where we tell you the best place to start with franchise comics. Justice League just hit theaters, but where do you start with a 57-year-old franchise? With these books right here… Justice League New 52 In 2011, DC Comics decided to reboot their entire publishing line in an effort to…

Best comic i read: ‘bee and puppycat’ vol 1

Best Comic I Read: ‘Bee and PuppyCat’ Vol 1

Welcome to my column where I talk about the best comic I’ve read each week. It doesn’t have to have actually come out this week. It doesn’t have to be in any particular format. The comic just has to be good. “Best” is subjective to be sure, but this is why I love what I’m…

Thor ragnarok: comics to read if you’re jazzed about the movie

Thor Ragnarok: Comics to Read If You’re Jazzed About the Movie

Welcome to Opening Panel, a series where we tell you the best place to start with franchise comics. Ragnarok is upon us. The third Thor movie that is, not the destruction of the entire universe, although I suppose that’s coming. If you’re as jazzed for the movie as I am, you might want to hunker…