Tag Archives: Hawkeye

Gather ‘Round, Padawans: Geek Girl Power

Gather ‘Round, Padawans: Geek Girl Power

Our general is gone, Geek Sisters. But we are not alone. Read More

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It’s Not Hawkeye’s Fault!

It’s Not Hawkeye’s Fault!

Hawkeye’s bad archery is not Jeremy Renner’s fault. The latest photos from the set show director Joss Whedon demonstrating an alleged “archery pose” for actor Jermey Renner, and suddenly it all becomes clear; Renner’s archery mistakes in the first film can be laid squarely at Joss Whedon’s door. Read More

“Hawkeye, World’s Worst Archer” – The Rest of the Story

“Hawkeye, World’s Worst Archer” – The Rest of the Story

Back in March of 2012, when GeekDad was still part of Wired, I wrote an article about Hawkeye’s actual archery ability as seen in the trailers and publicity photos for the Avengers. The article got a lot of page-views, and I heard from some readers; I got some nice emails from people who liked it, a few from people who wanted to argue some of my points, and one hilarious message full of invective and profanity from somebody who was outraged that I would malign his favorite superhero. Recently I got an email from somebody who read it and had a different reaction. Since it is the nicest response I’ve ever received from anything I’ve ever written, I thought I would share it with you (with the author’s permission, of course). Read More

GeekMom Comic Book Corner for March 21, 2012

Happy Comic Release Day! Welcome to the second installment of GeekMom Comic Book Corner, where we recap our adventures in comics for the week. New Release Recommendations by Corrina This week I’d like to recommend the newly released trade paperback collection of the Chase series from DC Comics. The book, by J.H. Williams and Dan Curtis Johnson,… Read More