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Capclave 2017

Capclave 2017 was held last weekend in Gaithersburg and I went because I like Capclave. It is a rare opportunity for the Great Unwashed to mix with the better science fiction writers/editors/artists/booksellers/whatnot unencumbered by security lines and overpriced autograph fees … Continue reading

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-2 Plus 2 is Zero

Netflix did two great Marvel series ― Daredevil and Jessica Jones…well, the first season of Daredevil, anyway. The second? Meh. There’s been no second season of Jessica Jones (yet) so it remains great. Netflix then did two not-so-great series: Luke … Continue reading

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Jell-O Fist

My all-time top favorite Marvel heroes are:              with Cap being the top of the top. Why? Because they’re regular guys, not god-like, nigh-on invulnerable ubermensch such as Superman and Thor. Unless you had some kryptonite … Continue reading

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Team Cap

  Of course. I’m an American. So’s Cap. We both believe that: (a) the individual is more important than the group; (b) the natural law trumps the statutory; and (c) government, even at its most wonderful, is evil. That being … Continue reading

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The Best of Days

Of course I saw Ultron. Of course. It’s Marvel. C’mon. I saw it last night, my son being gracious enough to buy me a ticket at the local Alamo (the best theater chain in America. Beer and a movie? How … Continue reading

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Let Your Geek Flag Fly

Saw the reboot Spiderman 2 a few days ago. Sometime next week, I’ll go see the newest X-Men installment, Days of Future Passed, followed closely by the Guardians of the Galaxy. It is a good time to be a comic … Continue reading

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Ho. Lee. Cap!

Finally went to see the new Captain America. It was out-freakin’-standing, better than the first one, which had a lot of annoying stop-action fighting sequences that interrupted the flow. Not this time. This was Cap kickin’ A and takin’ names. … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3: Attack of the Lava People

My son treated me to an early birthday present by getting me tickets to the Iron Man Marathon, prelude to Iron Man 3. Yeah, I’m a geek. Even won a poster and a cell phone sticker answering some trivia questions during … Continue reading

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