WHAM! BAM! Thank You, Ma’am – Elsa Bloodstone

image1_1Welcome to Wham! Bam! Thank You, Ma’am!, Geeks OUT’s monthly recap that focuses on the trials and tribulations of a different Marvel Universe SFC (Strong Female Character) every thirty days. August’s focus finds itself squarely aimed at the gun-toting, foul-mouthed, British badass with a head of hair more glamourous than Queen Medusa’s… Elsa Bloodstone.

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WHAM! BAM! Thank You, Ma’am! — Monet St. Croix

callisto-vs-sabretooth-4Welcome to Wham! Bam! Thank You, Ma’am!, Geeks OUT’s newest monthly recap that focuses on the trials and tribulations of a different Marvel Universe SFC (Strong Female Character) each month. July’s spotlight shines on a fan-favorite X-Man who can go toe-to-toe with Emma Frost in regards to powers, attitude, and money… Monet St. Croix (a.k.a. M).

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WHAM! BAM! Thank You, Ma’am – Captain Marvel

image6Welcome to Wham! Bam! Thank You, Ma’am! Geeks OUT‘s newest monthly recap that focuses on the trials and tribulations of a different Marvel Universe SFC (Strong Female Character) each month. With the latest superhuman civil war in full swing, it only seems appropriate that June’s spotlight shine on one of its key players, Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel.

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NYCC Boy: You’ll Never Have a Bored Day

If you are reading this, it means you have successfully navigated and survived yet another New York Comic Con experience. Whether you have emerged from said event both physically and mentally unscathed is another matter. With crowd totals roughly reaching 167,000, NYCC continued its upward trend of packing the Javits Center like a sardine can full of geeks from every possible walk of life. With a census like that, one can’t help but wonder if the venue is slowly morphing into Manhattan’s own version of the TARDIS.

image152015 was our fourth year attending NYCC with the first being extremely hectic and stressful with little to no preconception as to what to expect other than “a lot.” We have since figured out how to dial down the chaos factor in order to enjoy ourselves while still managing to cross off as many bullet points as possible from our agenda.*

*NYCC Sanity Retention Tips: pack lightly, bring snacks/ibuprofen, and get as much done on Thursday/Friday as possible. Otherwise, you run the risk of being in too much pain to finish your mac-n-cheese.

Whether you prefer panels over signings or shopping over photo-ops, NYCC 2015 provided a bevy of fantastic highlights to quench the palate of even the most discerning geek.

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A Geek’s Summer Reading Guide: Pride Month Edition 2015

With Pride comes June. With June comes summer. With summer comes the necessity for plenty of beach/park/poolside reading material. If you are a geek looking to get your Pride on by celebrating some of the great LGBT creators and stories in the comic book world, you have to look no further than the “new release” wall in your local comic book shop. Now, prepare to let your geek flag fly proud and free with this summer reading list…

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Nerdgasm: April 27th, 2015

CDoyM03WMAAA2OHX-Men: Apocalypse set photos reveal Jubilee, Jean Grey, and Nightcrawler.

Behold! A-Force preview art is here!

ICYMI: Chip Zdarsky’s first issue of Kaptara (a.k.a. “gay Saga“) has been released and it’s quite stellar! Preview art for issue #2 is now available.

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Nerdgasm: April 13th, 2015

mthusg9dbeoei71seugjFrom the set of A.K.A. Jessica Jones: David Tennant as Purple Man.

Nearly half of Game of Thrones season five leaks online.

First lookDeadpool‘s Negasonic Teenage Warhead.

Full-length Ant-Man trailer is released.

Cullen Bunn talks Magneto, Secret Wars, and a Fearless Defender’s close call with the master of magnetism.

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Nerdgasm: March 28th, 2014

Screen Shot 2015-03-28 at 11.13.20 PMSex Criminals‘ Chip Zdarsky shows off his assets at ECCC.

ECCC Marvel panel: “From Black Vortex to Secret Wars.”

Funko partners with Target for exclusive Avengers: Age of Ultron POP! Vinyl figurine.

Netflix releases new trailer for Marvel’s Daredevil.

Preview art for Secret Wars and A-Force released.

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