When Nerds Discover Polyvore…

In an effort to find new ways to express my love of comic books, I discovered a website called “Polyvore”! This website is such a great way to create and share sets and collections of items you love to shop for (or just drool over). You can explore clothing, shoes, accessories, and even makeup so…

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Dear Buffy & Scooby Gang, Hire Me Please

Sunnydale may have been left as nothing but a crater-sized grave for William the Bloody, but what if the world had been saved without the goddess powers of Willow to bestow the gifts of the slayer to every girl? The world still needs Buffy, as problems continue to arise in the form of evil corporations,…

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Meet a Real Life Superhero

City residents of Gotham, New York, and Metropolis sleep well knowing their hero is perched atop a roof in the shadows or walking among them in black frame glasses waiting to save the day. Alive within the thin colorful pages of comic books that span over half a century, superheroes like Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman…

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So You Want to Read Comics?

With the world of superheroes quickly gaining popularity, you may finally find yourself questioning why you haven’t yet picked up a comic book. Maybe you wanted to, but didn’t know where in the numerous parallel universes or labels to start. There are back stories, crossovers, clones, and reprints with variant covers that stand in the…

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Are You the Ultimate Game of Thrones Fan?

If you’ve fallen under the spell of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” you’re not alone. Set to air it’s fourth season this April, the series follows the books written by George R.R. Martin about the ruthless fight for ultimate power and rule of the 7 kingdoms. Diehard fans have learned the spoken tongues, gotten replica tattoos,…

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5 Nerd References You Need to Know

Nothing could ever be as horrid as someone who wears black-rimmed glasses claiming to be “nerdy”, or dresses as Slave Leia at a convention and doesn’t know which episode that scene is from. Being into things like Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and comics used to get you socially shunned, but now it is…

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Wizard World Comic Con: Why You Should Buy Tickets

Whether you are into comics or not, today’s Wizard World Comic Conventions have so much more to offer than comic books and trading cards. From Batman to Harry Potter, and Star Wars to SpongeBob, Wizard World’s Pop Culture Conventions are a 3-4 day whirlwind of artists, vendors, and celebrities. They are family friendly and encourage…

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