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: March 30th, 2015

Ellie_Phimister_(Earth-616)_005Brianna Hildebrand to play Negasonic Teenage Warhead in Deadpool.

Maisie Williams to guest star on Doctor Who.

A recommended reading list to prepare you for Secret Wars.

Supermandreas: The San Andreas/Superman trailer mashup that you need in your life.

Indominus Rex eats sibling/hunts for sport in latest Jurassic World TV spot.

The first 25 minutes of Mortal Kombat X feature undead versions of Stryker, Sindel, and Kabal.

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