• 22 Apr
    2008

This Week In Geek 4/16

Welcome back to This Week in Geek, your weekly guide to the wilds of a new comic day and where I try to give you a little insight into what nerds, like myself, are reading and collecting.

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  • 22 Apr
    2008

The Comic Speculator: Simonson’s Thor

Last Sunday was perfect. The weather was beautiful and so my niece, my two dogs and myself were on our way to the dog park when I received a phone call.

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  • 21 Apr
    2008

Antique & Vintage Book Marks

I was looking for a way to be lazy today and I found one. You see, my partner, Cindy, asked if I could do a simple blog today, because she has family in town and isn’t going to have a lot of time to devote to it. Along came Howie. Howie Schechter is a collector of silver bookmarks and has a collection of over 1,000 antique and vintage bookmarks.

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  • 14 Apr
    2008

The Comic Speculator: G.I. Joe

Online fan sites have leaked pictures of stunt-man and martial-artist Ray Parks in full Snake Eyes garb while filming the G.I. Joe movie. The film won’t be released until August 2009, so images of the black-clad, sword-bearing ninja supreme sent nerds everywhere into a fit.

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  • 13 Apr
    2008

This Week in Geek 4/9

Happy new comics day, Y’all! It’s Wednesday and once
again, guess who got called into work. That’s right,
ME! Uggh! So here I am sitting in my own filth after
racing from work to the comic shop and then home as
fast as possible just to tell you guys what comics you
can’t live without this week.

It was yet another big week for new comics with the

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  • 12 Apr
    2008

The Comic Speculator: Skrulls!

Last Wednesday the Skrull Invasion of the Marvel Universe kicked off in the pages of “Secret Invasion” #1 where we found that many of the Marvel characters we love may not be who we think they are.

In other words…how long have these heroes been Skrulls?

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  • 11 Apr
    2008

Please Tell Me What I Own

If you can furnish me a price list for all Anne Rice graphic novels published in the 1990’s, please send it to my email address: ufomama@dfn.com Thank you.

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  • 11 Apr
    2008

Plazoleta Santa Fe Feria de Libros

The Plazoleta Santa Fe Feria de Libros is an open-air, block-long used book fair that runs year-round, rain or shine, where the bookish bargain hunter can spend hours browsing through an interesting mix of titles.

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  • 9 Apr
    2008

This Week in Geek 4/2

If you’re headed to the comic shop, bring your wallet because this new comics day is a whopper. Everything came out this week and I mean everything! The end of the “Action Comics” Superman Legion tie-in hit today, along with new issues of both “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”. Did I forget to mention a little Marvel Comics crossover called “Secret Invasion”?

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  • 25 Mar
    2008

How To Tell When You Have A Modern First Edition

Many families have old books lying around the house, but they are reluctant to throw them out or donate them unless they know the books aren’t particularly valuable. But how to tell?

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