The Fans Have Spoken! All-Female ‘Transformers’ Team to Debut!

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‘USA Today’ has revealed the name and make-up of the Hasbro ‘Transformers’ fan-built combiner; plus news about new female characters coming to every aspect of the franchise. Continue reading

Warner Bros. and DC Announce ‘DC Super Hero Girls’

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Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are listening to us folks and they are launching a complete line–toys, books, LEGO, apparel, etc.–all based around female super heroes and super villains from the DC universe. Continue reading

Graphic Language: How to Read Comic Books With Your Kid

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Comic books can be exciting, rewarding reading material for young readers. But for parents who didn’t grow up reading X-Men or going to Comic Con, they can seem confusing and intimidating. I’ve been reading comics my whole life, and I’ve had more than one parent ask me, “But how do you READ THEM? Do I go panel to panel? Do I have to read the sound effects out loud? I don’t get it.” And that’s a normal reaction. Continue reading

Full ‘Fantastic Four’ Trailer Released and It Is Very Spoilery

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The full trailer for 20th Century Fox’s ‘Fantastic Four’ features some fantastic special effects and action sequences, but also some massive spoilers. Continue reading

‘Star Wars’ Comics (and One Month Free) Come to Marvel Unlimited

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Been on the fence about signing up for Marvel’s most excellent Marvel Unlimited digital comic service? Well how about 500 ‘Star Wars’ comics and a free month to sweeten the deal? Continue reading

Kickstarter Alert: ‘All the Colors of Magic’

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Remember when you were young and loved to draw and color? Artist and author James A. Owen is bringing back that magic with his ‘All the Colors of Magic – A Coloring Book for All Ages’ Kickstarter Campaign. Continue reading

Fun, Excitement, and Mystery Abound in ‘Alien Invasion in My Backyard’

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Stuart, his friend, and his sister have recently started a club to solve mysteries and explore. Or explore and solve mysteries. Depends on who you ask. But when their club stumbles on a plot to invade the Earth, it falls on them to save humanity! Continue reading

Same Geek Channel: Converging on This Week’s DC Comics

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Corrina and Mordechai got bored with just reviewing TV shows, so they decided to take a minute to savage this week’s DC Comics. Did we say “savage”? We meant review. Continue reading

Emerald City Comic Con 2015 Rundown

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Emerald City Comic Con 2015 is over, and we are already anticipating going again next year. ECCC is definitely my favorite convention of the year. Continue reading

GeekDad Interviews Zach Weinersmith

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Zach Weinersmith is a geek captain of industry. He’s the force behind the popular webcomic ‘Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal,’ author of numerous books, including his first children’s book ‘Augie and the Green Knight.’ Most importantly, he’s a new dad. We chatted about managing a myriad of projects, where he gets inspiration, and how his content is changing now that he’s a parent. Continue reading

‘Last of the Sandwalkers’ Blog Tour by Jay Hosler

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Jay Hosler is a biology professor and graphic novelist—definitely a geek dad himself. He’s on a blog tour now, with fascinating insect facts and fun beetle art on each stop. Today he’s visiting GeekDad, with a little bit more about Ma’dog, a tiger beetle. Continue reading

Commuter Gamer: ‘Marvel Mighty Heroes’ Launches

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‘Marvel Mighty Heroes’ launches today in the iTunes App Store and on Google Play. The game lets you build a team of heroes, play co-op missions with your friends, and experience the Marvel universe in a whole new way. Continue reading

Fight to the Last Man — Interview With the Creative Team Behind ‘The Stranger’

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Here’s an interview with the creative team behind ‘Last Man': Balak, Michaël Sanlaville, and Bastien Vivès. The first book in the series, ‘The Stranger,’ focuses on a gladiatorial contest–the Games–in what seems to be a medieval world in which magic is not only possible but also the very soul of the Games. Teams compete and wield elemental powers against one another in the ring (think ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ meets Ultimate Fighting). Continue reading

Hey You Geeks #40: The Dark and Light Sides of Superhero Movies

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Welcome to Hey You Geeks, a new addition to the GeekDad Podcast Network where geeks of all kinds are invited to celebrate and criticize all that we love with a sense of unapologetic nerdiness. From film to TV, comics to gaming, we’re here to look forwards and back to the greatest and sometimes worst geek culture has to offer. This week on Hey You Geeks, we’re talking about the dark and light sides of comic book movies, the ‘Ghostbusters’ multiverse, ‘Rogue One,’ and more. Continue reading

Emerald City Comic Con 2015: Family Cosplay

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Today is the first day of Emerald City Comic Con and we’re all dressed up in our family cosplay. Hopefully we’ll see you out there! Continue reading

Interview With Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsuki: Bringing ‘The Dam Keeper’ to Life

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GeekDad interviews Robert Kondo and Daisuke (Dice) Tsutsumi, directors of the Academy Award-nominated short ‘The Dam Keeper’ and creators of the upcoming graphic novels that will expand on that story and its characters. Continue reading

Stack Overflow: More Funny Pages

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This week, I’m wading through my big stacks of picture books. Today I’ll introduce you to some of the funny ones, which are always my favorites. Continue reading

Why ‘Atomic Robo’ Is Your New Favorite Comic

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It’s about time that I introduced frustrated comic readers to my favorite comic, ‘Atomic Robo.’ Created by writer Brian Clevinger and artist Scott Wegener, it was published by Red 5 comics in late 2007, and nominated for an Eisner award the following year. Continue reading