Tips For A Hobbit Day Movie Marathon and All 7 Hobbit Meals

Tips For A Hobbit Day Movie Marathon and All 7 Hobbit Meals

Reading Time: 5 minutes   All seven Hobbit meals for our movie marathon from a Sparkle Designs cutting board. Image by Missy Hayes. As I’m sure you know, Hobbit Day (Bilbo and Frodo’s birthday) is generally held to be September 22. Excitingly enough, that falls on a Sunday this year, which means it’s totally possible… Read More

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12 Reasons Why You Will Love ‘Bluey’

12 Reasons Why You Will Love ‘Bluey’

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image provided by Ludo Studio I have been raving about Bluey to my fellow GeekMoms for over a month and with its premiere in the US this Monday, they will finally know what I am talking about!! Bluey is easily the best kids show on Australian TV!! Believe me, you are… Read More

Tabletop Review: Ice Cream Dice Grab Bags

Tabletop Review: Ice Cream Dice Grab Bags

Reading Time: 2 minutes Package from Ice Cream Dice. Photo by Elizabeth MacAndrew. I first became a tabletop role-playing gamer almost two decades ago when I was still in high school, and I’ve been obsessed with “shiny math rocks” ever since I first stepped into a local gaming store to pick up my starter set.… Read More

“Stranger Things: Six #1” Season Three Prelude

“Stranger Things: Six #1” Season Three Prelude

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stranger Things: Six #1 From MAJK’s Coffee Corner: Stranger Things: Six #1 whets the appetite of fans who eagerly await Stranger Things Season 3. If you are looking to find Will Byers, Mike, or Eleven in this comic, you’ll be disappointed. If you are interested in learning more about the program… Read More

Superman Day – “The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman”

Superman Day – “The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman”

Reading Time: 5 minutes <img data-attachment-id="319359" data-permalink="https://geekmom.com/2019/06/superman-day-joe-shuster-story/shusterstory/" data-orig-file="https://i1.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/06/shusterstory.jpg?fit=1200%2C680&ssl=1" data-orig-size="1200,680" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="shusterstory" data-image-description=" picture from cover of the joe shuster story ” data-medium-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/06/shusterstory.jpg?fit=600%2C340&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i1.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/06/shusterstory.jpg?fit=1000%2C567&ssl=1″ class=”size-large wp-image-319359″ src=”https://i1.wp.com/geekmom.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2019/06/shusterstory.jpg?resize=1000%2C567&ssl=1″ alt=”joe shuster story superman” width=”1000″ height=”567″ data-recalc-dims=”1″ />Image from the cover of ‘The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman”   June 12 is now known as “Superman… Read More

‘War of The Realms: Punisher #2’ The Food Fights Back

‘War of The Realms: Punisher #2’ The Food Fights Back

Reading Time: 4 minutes War of The Realms: Punisher #2 From MAJK’s Coffee Corner: War Of The Realms: Punisher #2 takes us on a harrowing trek through the Lincoln Tunnel led by Frank Castle (a.k.a The Punisher) and a band of violently conscripted convicts. The Punisher isn’t exactly a people person and his team building… Read More

Tabletop Review: ‘Fiery Dragons’ From HABA

Tabletop Review: ‘Fiery Dragons’ From HABA

Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘Fiery Dragons’ from HABA. Photo by Elizabeth MacAndrew. When you are looking at quality toy brands with recognizable names, you can’t go wrong with HABA. I previously reviewed Brandon the Brave from HABA in my quest to find games fun enough for a kid that is eight years old, but still… Read More

‘Young Mozart’ Composes Amazing Comic Strips

‘Young Mozart’ Composes Amazing Comic Strips

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Mozart was seriously into poop? William Augel does. Young Mozart, the new comic from Humanoids, is part of their Life Drawn series. These books cover different historical figures through graphic art, creating accessible history for young adults – an age group that is typically pretty resistant to… Read More

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Amazing Science: First Image of a Black Hole

Reading Time: 1 minute This is not the image of the black hole. Though it turns out to be not far off. (Image by Disney) Congratulations to the Event Horizon Telescope!! They have captured the first ever image of a black hole. In their words, we can now see the ‘unseeable’. Image provided by Event… Read More

‘Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7’ The Planet Is Not Fine

‘Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7’ The Planet Is Not Fine

Reading Time: 5 minutes Asgardians Of The Galaxy #7  From MAJK’s Coffee Corner  Asgardians of the Galaxy #7 is a solid entry into one of the most underrated comic series that’s tied into The War of The Realms. I feel like this series deserves better attention than it’s been getting. Now there is some argument… Read More

‘The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1’ Honoring the Past, Moving Toward the Future

‘The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1’ Honoring the Past, Moving Toward the Future

Reading Time: 5 minutes The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 Creative Team:  Publisher Marvel     Written by Saladin Ahmed     Illustrated by Minkyu Jung Inked by Juan Vlasco     Colored by Ian Herring     Lettered by VC’s Joe Caramagna  Cover by Eduard Petrovich From MAJK’s Coffee Corner:  The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 inaugurates Kamala Khan’s new… Read More

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Justin Min as Ben in ‘The Umbrella Academy.’ Image via Netflix. Recently, I got to participate in a group interview with Justin Min who plays Ben Hargreeves/Number 6 in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. Here are some of the things that Min shared with us. WARNING: Interview contains spoilers for The Umbrella… Read More

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Interview With Justin Min of ‘The Umbrella Academy’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Justin Min as Ben in ‘The Umbrella Academy.’ Image via Netflix. Recently, I got to participate in a group interview with Justin Min who plays Ben Hargreeves/Number 6 in Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy. Here are some of the things that Min shared with us. WARNING: Interview contains spoilers for The Umbrella… Read More

CAPTAIN MARVEL: There Can Be More Than One Female Superhero

CAPTAIN MARVEL: There Can Be More Than One Female Superhero

Reading Time: 6 minutes Marvel Studios’ CAPTAIN MARVEL..Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) ..Photo: Film Frame..©Marvel Studios 2019 It’s hard not to think about Captain Marvel (the movie) without thinking of how it empowers every female in the cinema. And let’s face it: That’s what this movie is going to do. But you know what? I don’t… Read More

‘White,’ Sequel To ‘Black,’ Brings Back Kwanza Osajyefo and Original Team

‘White,’ Sequel To ‘Black,’ Brings Back Kwanza Osajyefo and Original Team

Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘White’ comic Kickstarter begins on March 4 2019 In 2016, the comic and Kickstarter sensation Black asked the question: How would America react if only Black people had superpowers? The same team – co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3, Inkpot-Award winning artist Jamal Igle, and cover artist Khary Randolph – are… Read More

Where to Start With Carol Danvers: A Pre-Movie Primer

Where to Start With Carol Danvers: A Pre-Movie Primer

Reading Time: 8 minutes Of all the MCU movies I’ve watched and enjoyed, Captain Marvel is the first one I’m going into with more than a cursory understanding of the character. It’s never bothered me; MCU characters are never direct translations of their comic book alter-egos, which also hasn’t ever bothered me. But given my… Read More

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Is a Worthy Addition to the Superhero Genre

‘The Umbrella Academy’ Is a Worthy Addition to the Superhero Genre

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image via Netflix. This past Friday, Netflix aired the television adaption of Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá’s comic book series The Umbrella Academy with the super powered and super dysfunctional Hargreeve siblings. You can see the trailer here. Without the benefit of any superheroes with the brand name recognition of Marvel or… Read More