superheroes

‘Heat’: The Superhero You Need

A new independent comic creates a fresh take on the teen superhero coming-of-age story. Meet Cameron Clarke aka Heat.

Turn Your Kids’ Drawings into Plush Dolls with Budsies

Want to give your young artists something awesome? Let them design their own plush doll with Budsies.

Interview With David Solomons – ‘My Brother Is a Superhero’

How does Dakster get her GeekKid to read? By giving him something by David Solomons.

You Too Can Wear a Super Suit in Public

We all know you've been wearing superhero-themed underpants since fourth grade (and by you, we mean us), so why not…

Author Sarah Kuhn Geeks Out About Superhero Fashion

This week, author and essayist Sarah Kuhn joins us to talk about a subject near and dear to my heart:…

Stack Overflow: The Novels of Lavie Tidhar

After the release of his latest collection 'Central Station,' I take a look at work of science fiction writer Lavie…

Comics Vs. Superheroes: Notes From a “Fake Geek Girl”

It's true not all comics are about superheroes. But likewise, not all superhero fans are comics fans.

Procrastination Destination: Earth Day!

Even superheroes know the environment is worth saving. Take a break, laugh with John Oliver, learn the science of climate…

How My Kid Developed New Superpowers (and Yours Can, Too!)

Watching my daughter’s transformation into an advanced martial artist has been not unlike watching the origin stories of many of…

Superheroes vs. Zombies… On the Ocean!

Fans of Peter Clines' 'Superheroes vs. Zombies' series of novels are undoubtedly walking around with grins on their faces right…

Super Hero Starter Kit Giveaway

Starting today, we're partnering with Downtown Bookworks to give away their 'Super Hero Starter Kit.'

Literary SFF – Salman Rushdie and ‘1001 Nights’ – Redux

Salman Rushdie writes about superheroes for our first investigation into literary SFF.

Minimalist ‘Star Wars’ and Superhero Art Just for Geeks Like Us

Check out the awesome minimalist supehero and 'Star Wars' art, and save 10% with discount code "GEEKDAD."

Back To School 2015: Books To Stock Your Shelves

Get ready for the school year by stocking up on some of our favorite titles.

Ant-Man, the Physics of Shrinking, and the Higgs Boson

Guest author Jim Kakalios, Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, discusses the real…

'Marvel Contest of Champions' — Now With More Ant-Man

'Marvel Contest of Champions' lets you battle as various superheroes and villains on iOS or Android. Now, there's an Ant-Man…

Knit One, Geek Two: Joan of Dark’s ‘Geek Knits’

From George R.R. Martin's knitted Dire Wolf to geeky superhero sweaters, all your yarn are belong to Joan of Dark…

Who Needs a Hero?

A series of strange conversations prompted me to write this article about heroes: discussions of superheroes, jerks, and yes, even…

Passion and History in ‘She Makes Comics’

Did you know women readership of comics was equal to men prior to 1950? Yup! Watch the entertaining and informative…

The Cliffs of Insanity: My Version of the Marvel Reboot

What would a new rebooted Marvel Universe look like? Here's what I would love to see.

Project Superhero: A Book For Your Young, Comics-Loving Girl

In this fiction/non-fiction hybrid for pre-teen girls, Jessie's 8th-grade class embarks on the Superhero Slam, a year-long project to explore…

The Cliffs of Insanity: 5 Superhero Plots That Need to Staked Through the Heart

Welcome to this week's adventures climbing the cliffs of insanity. It should be a great time to be a geek…

Splash Heroes: A Milk-made Superhero Calendar

If you like Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz's milk-based high-speed photos, check out his new superhero calendar.

Mapping Marvel Origins: Where the Superhumans Come From

Everyone comes from somewhere, even if you have superpowers.

George R. R. Martin Talks About Wild Cards

Fans who know George R. R. Martin only as the author behind the books that became Game of Thrones may…

Happy Meals, Gender Options, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2

With great meals comes great responsibility; GeekMom Melody takes on gender and the latest Spider-Man 2 toys from McDonald's.

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week Solution – Twelve Pixel Profiles

How many heroes could you identify from their 12-pixel color profiles?

GeekDad Puzzle of the Week – Twelve Pixel Profiles

Can you identify each hero from their 12-pixel color profile?

Stacking Up 35 Extraordinary Hero Homes

An architectural look at the homes, headquarters, and hangouts of 35 illustrious heroes.

GeekMom Video Playlist

LOTS of entertainment to help you procrastinate! From that crazy German supermarket commercial, to the physics of ice-skates, to zombie…

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