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    Wednesday
    Feb252015

    MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER S1E8 "Valediction" (SEASON FINALE review) at FORCES OF GEEK

    We begin the final episode of Marvel’s Agent Carter in the radio studio recapping the fall of Captain America over the Sea of Japan.

    This radio drama serves as a reminder that this episode is the final chapter, echoing the end of Captain America: The First Avenger.

    While this series can lean on being infuriatingly chauvinistic and over the top at points — for and toward great dramatic effect — this time it is accurate.

     

    Great Job, Stacey! XO

     

    [READ MORE AT FORCES OF GEEK]


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    Tuesday
    Feb242015

    Dig Boston and League Podcast Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. FEBRUARY 25, 2015

     

     

    COMICS

    Seems like you can’t spin a web in this town without hearing some Spidey News. From his team-up in Avengers to casting speculations, what we do know is that the Webb-era is behind us. Introducing Spider-Gwen #1, wherein the Spider-Verse cashes in on our wide-eyed favorite girlfriend of Peter Parker—this time with Spider-Powers! … You’ve been hit by, you’ve been struck by Brubaker’s Criminal. Criminal One-Shot that is, from Image this time. This ’70s crime series is already a hit and this is a brand new 48-page story. … Dungeons & Dragons Baldur’s Gate #5 wraps up the first arc with dragon slaying action! Go for the eyes, Boo! … Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com!

     


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    Wednesday
    Feb182015

    Cosmic Treadmill: LEGO JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. BIZARRO JUSTICE LEAGUE (review) AT FORCES OF GEEK

     

     

    What is this, Bizarro World?” clearly is one of my favorite The Simpsons quotes from Comic Book Guy from the running tape in my brain because something is usually going against my will or better judgement in my surroundings.

    To which I might now answer, “NO, this isn’t Bizarro World, its better - LEGO Bizarro world!

    Yes, I’ll admit me am hungry for more LEGO movie action since last year’s blockbuster so when I got my hands on this sweet LEGO Justice League vs. Bizarro Justice League set, complete with Batzarro minifig, my hunger was sated … for now!

    The Two-Disc set includes the typical DCU talking head making of documentary but also another adventure with our Super Friends at the brick Hall of Justice in DC Comics Super Heroes: Batman: Be-leaguered.

    It may be no surprise to anyone that I really enjoyed this one!

    Especially with two episodes thrown in and the mini-fig, this is a great deal.

    Specifically with the packaging, the Blu-Ray + DVD + Ultraviolet copy makes it easy to share but also looks great on my big screen TV (a recent purchase and I always prefer a physical disc for HD media).

    Batman is voiced by Troy Baker this go-around (LEGO Batman 3, Arkham franchise as various) but carries on a bit of that swagger and darkness that Will Arnett flavored The LEGO Movie with “More Darkness!”.

    [READ MORE AT FORCES OF GEEK]

     

     


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    Tuesday
    Feb172015

    Dig Boston and League Podcast Comics Picks of the Week for Wed. FEBRUARY 18, 2015

     

     

    COMICS

    American Vampire’s Rafael Albuquerque gives us a time bending tale with EI8HT #1 starring a chrononaut named Joshua trapped in The Meld. … Scarlett and the Joes are Rollin’ In Deep with Cobra - will anything change the tide? Find out in G.I.Joe #6! … The Doctor and Clara conclude The Swords of Kali storyline in Doctor Who 12th #5 out today! … Picks this week from LeaguePodcast.com!


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    Wednesday
    Feb112015

    KEL SYMONS Speaks With FOG! About His Comics REYN and THE MERCENARY SEA! - FORCES OF GEEK

     

    Kel Symons is a producer and director and now at the helm of two great Image Comics books! Last year’s acclaimed The Mercenary Sea took at look at The Pacific Theatre in the days before the Big One, and this year’s Reyn (next issue, #2 hits shelves Wednesday, February 18) is a swashbuckling D&D fantasy affair with a hero who’s not going to be easy to root for.



    Kel takes a ride on the Cosmic Treadmill to get to the depths of the sea and over yonder valley, sword in hand!


    FOG!: So much to cover, Kel! Thanks for joining us! Let’s start with The Mercenary Sea. First of all, your pre-WWII sea adventure book got some great feedback last year. Not many stories take place on a submarine. How did you get to placing this story in an historical context and in a cool undersea boat?

    KEL SYMONS: Yeah, I was surprised as anyone that readers seemed to dive right into it (pun sorta intended…). As for how the idea came about, I think mostly I missed my space-friends from Firefly, and also wanted to relive the thrills of my childhood with Raiders of the Lost Ark. The two came together rather seamlessly to form The Mercenary Sea.

    A motley crew of adventurers and mercenaries trying to carve out an existence in the wild frontier of the South Seas against a backdrop of war.

     

    [READ MORE AT FORCES OF GEEK]


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