In organized fandom, “continuity” can be a trigger word for many fanboys and fangirls out there. Continuity is what ties a universe full of stories together. But it can also be a detrimental roadblock for anyone attempting to understand and digest 30, 40, 50…hell, even 80 years worth of content. No matter what corner … Continue reading Does Continuity Matter In Comics?
Major events are something of a regular occurance in modern superhero comics. We’re use to seeing at least one company wide crossover event happening each year, as well as smaller events taking place inside individual titles. But none compare to the historical significance of the FIRST MAJOR COMIC EVENT. This was no mere team-up … Continue reading “Understanding DC Comics – Episode 2: Crisis On Infinite Earths!”
The love of comic books and pop culture associated with them have shaped us into the geeks and nerds we are today. The experiences we have revolving around our favorite (insert name of awesome thing here) are what bind us together in this community of comic collecting, card swapping and cosplaying. We like what … Continue reading Our Favorites – Green Lantern: Rebirth (2004)
In the comic book industry, the hip thing to do nowadays is to take a book, doesn’t matter if it’s a team or solo title, end its run and then start up a brand new volume. And not just every once in a while, but all the damn time! They think sales will go … Continue reading “Don’t Call It A Relaunch!” – Volume 3 Begins
This is it. The end of another geek filled volume of My Big Fat Pull List Podcast. But every ending is just a new beginning in disguise. While Mister X, Smurphy and Pistol Danger tie up dangling plot threads, YOU, the fans, will get to share in discussions covering Gears Of War comics, dead … Continue reading Our Giant-Size Annual #2
A lot can be said about a person by what their hobbies are. Not too long ago, having a geeky hobby like collecting comic books, playing with action figures or buying trading cards could get you picked on and bullied by your peers. Now, the tide has changed. Geeks have slowly inherited the earth and … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 2
Inside geek society, comic books, cartoons and movies are some of the most powerful gateway drugs into collecting pop culture. The amount of merchandise that comes out of popular shows and films is staggering and as technology advances, so do the awesomeness of the products released. During this first part of a two part episode, … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 1