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Silver (Dark Planet)

We met Stephan Franck on a Sunday afternoon at the Emerald City Comic Con selling his artwork in a quaint little booth in the exhibitor main hall. What called us to him was the plethora of The Iron Giant prints available for purchase; this had been one of the first movies we had watched as boyfriend […]

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The Coldest City vs Atomic Blonde

***Spoiler Alert*** If you haven’t watched the movie or read the graphic novel, come back later. Lorraine Broughton is an MI6 operative tasked with unmasking the secret identity of double agent operating out of Cold War Berlin. Set during the days leading to the fall of The Wall in 1989, our heroine must investigate possible […]

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Comic Con Bound!

Sunny San Diago, as Ron Burgundy would say, is the perfect summer getaway for the geeks and nerds. Why? The San Diego Comic Con, the Mecca of all things derived from graphic novels attracts the best of the best: actors, writers, cosplayers, entertainment studios, and fans from all over the world. The nice sandy beaches […]

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The Geektastic Art of Comic Cons

Many people don’t realize that a Comic Convention or Comic Con is one of the best places to buy, sell or display fan art based on popular movie, TV, novel, anime and comic books. Exhibitors from all over the country, and I even dare sat the world, showcase their best posters, clothing, original watercolors/oils, hand […]

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QuirkBooks: Keeping Nerd Awesome One Book At A Time

During the Emerald City Comic Con I had the idea of swinging by the QuirkBooks booth about an hour before the convention ended and walked into a frenzied discounted product sale! Woop woop! Their add in the event’s program guide piqued my interest because they carried a book called Wonder Women and once I got […]

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Casted by Izzy Clarke

Young 12 year old Izzy Clarke decided to become a writer. Her goal, to empower girls and show that they can be the heroes of their own stories; that love, compassion, kindness and intelligence are traits that make one beautiful and strong regardless of what outsiders may think. I had the pleasure of meeting this […]

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ECCC 2017: Empowering Women, LGBTQIA and Minorities

Emerald City Comic Cons are notorious for celebrating diversity. Aliens, superheroes, anime characters and video game avatars, there is enough variety to please even the pickiest of people. That’s why nerds and geeks love attending these events in full regalia. Zero judgement. Zero pressure. You get to express yourself openly and among peers. Little kids, […]

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Emerald City Comic Con

The ECCC is a Seattle area based event where comic artists and all things geek coincide to give puny humans a chance to experience cosplay, sci-fi and nerd/geek culture. Film and TV stars along comic book legends honor guests with their presence, charging for photo ops and autographs. Woop woop! This is how I met […]

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Spiderman’s loving uncle has been quoted and paraphrased many times when addressing the responsibility of being accountable for your actions. The message is very clear: One must be bold and daring, just and strong, when granted the ability to effect and affect change. What good is it that we can fly, regenerate, or even see […]

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Support Your Local Comic Book Store

Believe it or not comics are a subculture with a very broad fan base. Lawyers, geeks of all kinds and even stay at home moms enjoy the many adventures of their favorite inked heroes as an escape from reality; the artwork that graces the pages of graphic novels and comic books only second to the […]