Miss Dawn’s Musings – Kickin’ It Old School

Blog-MDMI recently went to an old school comic con. If you’re lucky, you know what I’m talking about – a bunch of dealers crammed into a hall, maybe a couple of artists selling original sketches, but no celebrities or photo ops in sight. Sure, a few people showed up in costume (I think there was an actual costume contest at some point, though I didn’t stay for it), but it was primarily a crowd of comic book lovers looking for deals. I would say about 80% of the space was long boxes and most of what was on offer was golden, silver and bronze age issues with some current releases thrown in (especially ones with variant covers). Continue reading Miss Dawn’s Musings – Kickin’ It Old School

Best Geeky Finds – Bowser?! I Hate That Guy!

Blog-BGFThe kingdom is being attacked, leaving the king and Princess Peach at risk. The royal bodyguard, Toad, is found almost everywhere around the castle, taking down Shy Guy warriors left and right. Of course, by the end Bowser kidnaps Peach, always in the wrong castle when Mario comes to rescue her. We all know this age-old tale of plumber seeks princess, reiterated time and again throughout the Super Mario franchise, but how did the events leading up to the princess’s first capture occur? Fan film Mario Warfare portrays these events and the deadly war fought by the Mushroom Kingdom and its surrounding homelands. Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Bowser?! I Hate That Guy!

Irregular’s Intel – Rituals, Do You Have Them?

Blog-IIEarlier this week, I had an empty evening so I went through my queue and watched a movie that had been on my list for a while. I had been in the mood for a full on action flick and this one fit the bill: Falcon Rising. It stars Michael Jai White as a former Marine with a past that he cannot make peace with. It also features Laila Ali and Neal McDonough, which both surprised me. At any rate, as I was watching this movie, getting pulled into the story and the impressive action sequences, I felt like something was missing. Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – Rituals, Do You Have Them?