Category Geek-O-Rama

What’s Taters, Precious?

Being a SciFi Foodie
by Jim Smith

A year ago, I dreamed up a great recipe … Hobbit Stew.  It was the product of a random conversation leading up to an annual cookout/camping event I go to every year, and a recent watching of the Lord of the Rings trilogy on Blu-Ray.  One things Hobbits like to do is eat, and if you actually read the trilogy instead of watching it, you would be impressed by some of the vivid detail JRR Tolkien goes into when talking about food.  I guess sir Tolkien was a bit of a foodie himself.

So, the process went sort of like this: I went to my handy-dandy one volume edition of the Lord of the Rings and re-read food descriptions, particularly those cooked and consumed by Hobbits...

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Pirate Eye Coming Soon!

Avast, Mateys!  Pirate Noir Adventure awaits you this December in “Pirate Eye” from Action Lab Entertainment!

Join ex-pirate and now high-seas detective Smitty as he searches for a beautiful yet elusive lass who has stolen the heart of an influential politician. But can he find her before her deadly secret is discovered? Blimey!

A new spin on noir and crime drama are unleashed in the world of Pirate Eye!

Written by Joe Grahn with commanding art by Carl Yonder, Pirate Eye is a gripping one-shot adventure for any pirate detective fan! Pirate Eye is available for pre-order (Diamond Code OCT120722) with a December release in comic book shops and various digital distribution outlets.

Don’t be a scallywag; drop your duffle and holystone and pre-order your copy of Pirate Eye!

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Kill Shakespeare Returns to IDW

Award-winning comic Mash-up Kill Shakespeare Returns to IDW with New Limited Series

Toronto, Canada: IDW Publishing is proud to announce the return of the acclaimed comic series  Kill Shakespeare to comic shelves.

The first issue of the new five-issue limited series, entitled The Tide of Blood, will hit comic shops across North America and Europe in February, 2013.

Series co-creators Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery returned to pen the five issues and original artist Andy Belanger is back as the series artist (and also adds cover artist duties). All three are at this week’s New York Comic Con to officially launch the new arc as well as present a special Live Stage Reading based on the first twelve issues of the series that the New York Times called: “gripping, violent, da...

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Jon Bernthal Makes It A “Walking Dead” Trio in Austin

Jon Bernthal Makes It A ‘Walking Dead’ Trio At 2012 Wizard World Austin Comic Con
Joins Fellow Cast Members Norman Reedus, Michael Rooker At Austin Convention Center, October 27-28

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, Texas, October 11, 2012 – Fans of “The Walking Dead” have another great reason to rejoice, as Jon Bernthal, who portrayed “Shane Walsh” in the hit AMC series, has been added to the roster at Wizard World Austin Comic Con at the Austin Convention Center.  He joins fellow cast members Norman Reedus (“Daryl Dixon”) and Michael Rooker (“Merle Dixon”); all three are scheduled to appear on Saturday, Oct. 27, and Sunday, Oct. 28.

The classically-trained Bernthal recently completed filming Ric Roman Waugh’s action drama, Snitch, opposite Susan Sarandon and Dwayne Johnson...

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Dark Horse Deluxe Goes Big with Mass Effect Reaper Replica

OCTOBER 12,MILWAUKIE, OR—
Dark Horse Deluxe announces a brand-new phase of collectibles inspired by one of the most highly decorated franchises in the history of games, Mass Effect™. The first collectible to introduce this series is a limited-edition, large-scale replica of the Reaper known as Sovereign, which will be on public display at the Dark Horse booth (#1528) at New York Comic Con. Set for release on June 26, 2013, this premium replica will be offered at a retail price of $349.99.

Fans can preorder the strictly limited, 18.5” tall replica at the BioWare store today! Each piece will be individually numbered and will include an in-game bonus item for Mass Effect 3 multiplayer*!

This craft is the flagship of the rogue Spectre Saren Arterius...

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