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    • May 20 2008
    • 20 May 2008

    The Comic Speculator: Indiana Jones

    This Friday marks the big-screen return of Indiana Jones, nerd-dom’s favorite fedora-wearing archaeologist and I like most nerds couldn’t be more excited. I get goosebumps every time I hear the theme song.

    • May 15 2008
    • 15 May 2008

    This Week in Geek 5/14

    It’s Wednesday again and that means it’s time to get a swift kick in my wallet. No I’m not talking about $3.69 a-gallon-gas, I’m talking about yet another mammoth new comic day. Don’t get me wrong the price of gas is insane.

    • May 14 2008
    • 14 May 2008

    This Week in Geek 5/6

    New comic day almost killed me this week.

    • May 9 2008
    • 9 May 2008

    The Comic Speculator: Barry Allen Lives!

    DC Universe #0 hit the new comic stands this week and started a firestorm of rumors about the return of Barry Allen, the Silver-Age flash. The story even found legs in the Associated Press and was printed in The New York Times. Click here to read the story:

    • May 9 2008
    • 9 May 2008

    Hispanic Heroes of the Marvel U

    Continuing my theme of Hispanic Superheroes, today we’ll be looking at a few of Marvel Comics famous Latinas. While the list of Marvel’s Hispanic heroes is slightly longer than DC’s I was a little shocked to notice that there were no major-first tier characters on it. I’m not pointing any fingers here, just making an observation.

    • May 5 2008
    • 5 May 2008

    The Comic Speculator: Doom vs Iron Man

    With the Iron Man movie premiering this week, I have goose bumps just thinking about it, I thought it would be a good time to highlight one of my favorite runs of ol’ shell-head’s comic. In the 80’s David Micheline and Bob Layton redefined Tony Stark’s character making him the Iron Man we know today.

    • May 4 2008
    • 4 May 2008

    This Week in Geek 4/30

    Happy DC Universe day true believers!

    • Apr 26 2008
    • 26 Apr 2008

    What condition are my comics in?

    When discussing comic books you often will see certain terms thrown around to describe book’s condition; like “Very Good+”, “Near Mint” and “Fine”. When represented properly, they can be very helpful, especially when buying comics on-line and you can’t directly see what you’re getting.

    • Apr 25 2008
    • 25 Apr 2008

    This Week in Geek 4/23

    Now that Pennsylvania has muddied the waters of the race for the Democratic Presidential Candidate even more it’s time we as Americans focus on something that matters. Batman is going to die!

    • Apr 22 2008
    • 22 Apr 2008

    Top 10 Golden-Age Comics of 2008

    For 38 years the Overstreet Comic Book price guide has been the standard price guide of the comic book back issue market.