What to X-pect from Salt Lake Comic Con's FanX event
It's January. It's cold. There's some snow out there somewhere. The celebrities are in town. Typically, that simply would indicate that it's time for the Sundance Film Festival. But, in 2015, it also means it's time for another Salt Lake Comic Con.
This Christmas season calls for Caped Crusader gifts and cocktail pairings.
Every year, we look around our favorite stores and websites, struggling for gift ideas for the fellow nerds in our lives. But since it's Batman's 75th anniversary, there is a whole bunch of great Batman merchandise out there to celebrate ...
Expanded fictional universes shouldn't be stigmatized
If a thing exists, you can be sure that there will be a group of people who will turn their nose up at it. And in the world of geekdom, you can find plenty of noses turned skyward when it comes to licensed tie-in fiction.
Comic-Con highlights prove it's still worth attending
Every year, I swear I'm never going back to San Diego Comic-Con, for so many reasons: It's too big. There are too many people. There is too much to do. It's a panic- and anxiety-inducing land of chaos.
Comic-book fans don't always deal well with changes to characters
"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor." According to Marvel Comics, these are the words carved onto Mjolnir, the hammer of Thor, the Norse god of thunder. There have been times when someone other than Thor has picked up the hammer, found himself imbued with his power and proceeded to kick ass and take names.