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Just mild-mannered blogger & podcaster! Fighting a never-ending battle for fandoms & sharing all my misadventures in life.


January 9, 2017

How to Create a Harry Potter Themed Party.


Aspen Universe: Revelations #4 Preview.

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Joshua Hale Fialkov ; JT Krul – Story / Jordan Gunderson – Art / Peter Steigerwald – Colors

The most groundbreaking event in Aspen Comics’ history continues!!!

This summer, legendary creator Michael Turner’s two greatest creations, Fathom and Soulfire, unite as one in a crossover event so massive in scope, it can only serve to forge a BRAND NEW ASPEN UNIVERSE in the process! While Aspen and Malikai continue to fight for their world, the underwater civilization of the Blue find their very existence—future and past—threatened as never before!

From the mind of Harvey, Eisner and Emmy Award nominated writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and New York Times Best-Selling author J.T. Krul comes this world-shattering new crossover series event that sets the stage for all future Aspen Comics titles to come!

ASPEN UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS #4 is in stores November 9th, 2016!


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Vikings and Dinosaurs.

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Is there a history of dragons in the Hagar the Horrible strip? Usually it’s just jokes about home life and pillaging. I feel there’s a lot to explore here. Comic books keep getting rebooted, why not comic strips? This could be an idea…

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Bye Bye 2016.

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What a year it has been.

Personal good:  Still married, all three of us are happy, still have a roof and a car and food.  All that basic necessity stuff.

Personal bad:  Three jobs this year.  Discovered the world of massive and constant panic attacks.  Worked for others far more than I did for myself.

Let me explain that last one.

One of the goals for this site was to get me noticed.  I wanted, and still want, to write for a living.  At this point I love selling on eBay so much that I would settle for writing and selling for a living, but the writing still has to be there.  I feel I have been close to breaking through at various times, but then life would happen.  Not that I regret things like getting married and having a child.  But there was also a lot of build up…

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Aspen Comics To Present Amazing Spider-Man #15 Michael Turner Exclusive Cover.

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Playing e-mail catch up to start the new year.  This is from June (ouch) but its still interesting and pretty.

Marvel Comics and Aspen Comics have teamed up to present a never-before-used Michael Turner cover for the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man #15, colored by superstar colorist Peter Steigerwald (Dark Knight Returns: The Last Crusade), limited to 3000 copies, exclusively available for pre-order starting today on June 21st on at 12:00 P.M. (Eastern).

In addition to the all-new colored cover, Aspen Comics will also be offering a special Amazing Spider-Man #15 Michael Turner black and whiteArtist Edition, limited to 1,500 copies.

Aspen strongly recommends purchasing the Amazing Spider-Man #15 exclusive covers early as their most recent exclusive variant sold out within hours.

Michael Turner and Aspen Comics collaborated with Marvel Comics before the legendary artist’s passing, creating a sought-after collection…

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Aspen Comics Debuts DC’s Justice League #1 Michael Turner Exclusive Cover.

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(Catching up on things I should have posted in 2016 in order to make 2017 a success.  This was from back in June.  Ouch.  But still cool images.)

Following the immediate sold out release of their DC Comics Rebirth:Batman #1 variant cover, Aspen Comics is pleased to announce the second exclusive cover, DC’s Rebirth: Justice League #1, debuting for pre-order as a color variant and set (with B&W Artist Edition included) on June 26th, 2016. This second collaboration between Aspen Comics and DC Comics will feature a never-before-seen cover by Aspen founder Michael Turner with colors by Peter Steigerwald (Dark Knight: The Last Crusade).

Aspen’s Batman #1 exclusive cover, released previously in early June, sold out in less than 24 hours, and the publisher strongly encourages customers to pre-order their copy of Justice League #1, featuring the iconic Trinity

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Thirst Quest: Melon Cream.

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In 2017 I think I will be looking for a new drink obsession. Ecto Cooler is gone. Other than that it’s been years since I’ve been excited over a beverage.

I’ll be trying new drinks throughout the year. New to me that is. Hopefully one becomes a revelation and a permanent refridgerator resident.

Melon cream was not it. It tastes like melted carbonated sherbet. Not terrible. But not worth going back for. Especially at nearly 3 dollars a can.

I will be interested in any suggestions for my quest.

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Justice League Bleachers.

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This really looks less like the huge super hero movie and more like some high school kids doing drugs under the bleachers.

Actually, it’s the perfect after school special of outcast kids that would be under the bleachers.

The orphan.

The lesbian.

The black kid.

The speed addict.

The foreigner.

DC Comics presents the Breakfast Club reboot.

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