Books

Everything DC Comics at Book Con 2019

This past weekend I got to cover Press at Book Con at the Jacob K Javits Center, and I was super excited to get the scoop on any announcements from DC Comics. BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life. BookCon is another awesome event by ReedPOP. …

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Cthulhu Mythos Great Race of Yith Statue

If you are a fan of Cthulhu, then you will want to check out this new statue. Cthulhu Mythos Great Race of Yith Statue BY GECCO – BRAND CTHULHU PRE-ORDEREstimated to arrive December 2019$294.99 Product DescriptionThe Great Race of Yith escaped to earth from their dying planet Yith 600 million years ago! Their great powers derived from their mastery …

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BAM: The Black Comix Expo 2019

On Sunday I attended The second annual Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) Black Comix Expo!!! Co-presented by BAM and the Black Comics Collective this free day-long event featured over 20 comic exhibitors, an immersive AfroFeminism VR experience, an Afrofuturista panel discussion featuring black women in sci-fi, workshops, and a cosplay showcase! The expo continues to bring together comic book artists, …

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BAM: The Black Comix Expo and the importance of The Black Comics Collective

Art by Akinseye Brown/ Sokoya Productions The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) Black Comix Expo returns this Sunday (February 10th) for an eventful showcase celebrating comic writers and illustrators of color. Co-presented by The Black Comics Collective, this free event will feature over 20 comic exhibitors, an immersive AfroFeminism VR experience, an Afrofuturista panel discussion, children’s art workshops, a superhero …

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The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

This past weekend I attended The Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival!!! The event was Jam-packed all day with lines of super excited fans anxiously waiting to get inside. This free event was held January 18-19, 2019 , Friday and Saturday at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.  “The Schomburg Center’s …

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The Most Famous Quote Alan Rickman Never Said

With the sad passing of actor Alan Rickman we can be assured our respective social media feeds will be flooded with tributes and memorials.  Nothing is so prevalent in social media than the meme.  For good or bad these little snippets of culture can make us smile, cry, or rage in anger using nothing more …

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Book: Too Many Tribbles! (Star Trek) (Little Golden Book)

Amazon is listing a new Little Golden Book, this time it is a Star Trek one, Too Many Tribbles!. Too Many Tribbles! (Star Trek) (Little Golden Book)Hardcover – July 2, 2019 by Frank Berrios(Author), Ethen Beavers(Illustrator) $4.99 Hardcover or Kindle Captain Kirk and the crew of the starship Enterprise come face to face with adorably fuzzy Tribbles in this exciting and …

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How would you define a HERO?

Cry Hero #1: The Choice How would you define a hero? As someone that ultimately risks their life for others?.. Can  make crucial life or death decisions in a moments notice? What if they had to choose who lives and who dies? “Every choice we make has a consequence” ; that is the premise of …

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Culture: New Batman Day Activity Kit Is Out

Get yourself a copy of this year’s Batman Day Activity Kit now! This year the activity kit is filled with some wonderful trivia, a mask cutout, a maze and all the other fun things you can hope for. Batman Day returns on September 15th! Celebrate the Dark Knight at your local comic shop, bookstore, schools, libraries …

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Food: Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook Announced

Fans of Fallout, or even just food, can rejoice with the new announcement of the Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook. If you head over to Amazon you can pre-order now at a 10% discount. Fallout: The Vault Dweller’s Official Cookbook Hardcover – October 23, 2018 by Victoria Rosenthal (Author) $31.50 List Price: $35.00 Save: $3.50 (10% Craft your own glass …

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Comic: Random Survivors Club

If you are into zombies or post-apocalyptic adventures then you should be following Random Survivors Club on Webtoons.com. This fun, yet heart filled, webcomic comes from the mind of a very multi-talented person, Alberto Melendez. The story follows two teens through Petaluma CA during the zombie apocalypse. Comic Info: The zombie apocalypse started while they were on a court-ordered camping trip for …

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Book: The Book of Barb

ThinkGeek has just listed, The Book of Barb for all of you Stranger Things fans. $14.99 A QUICK READ One of the many reasons we so love Stranger Things is that it celebrates the 80s in all their innocent, nerdy glory. Despite being one of the show’s minor characters, Barbara Holland is a perfect tragic hero of the …

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Book: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales

ThinkGeek has just listed this fun new book, Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales. $16.99 WE ALL ARE PART OF EACH OTHER Aside from those dreadful Skeksis and their large crab-like henchmen, the Garthim, the world of the Dark Crystal is an enchanting and inviting one. Petite, elf-like Gelflings, represented by Jen and Kira, a species whose …

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Culture: Awesomely G33ky Wooden Bookmarks & Clocks

Check out these wonderfully g33k wooden bookmarks and wall clocks from Etsy seller SovArtGift. The bookmarks will run you about $10 while the clocks vary between $23-$30. Bookmarks: Each bookmark has a few color options: Dr Who: Batman: The Force Awakens BB8: The Hobbit:   Wall Clocks: Each clock has a few color options: Doctor Who: Nightmare …

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