Today’s modern Comic Book-based property has reached a level of mass popular appeal that most long-time comic readers never imagined would be attained. Video games, TV series, and, yes, blockbuster movies have pushed comic book characters and stories past the confinement of those paneled pages and directly into the social subconscious. Now, pretty much everyone knows who Wolverine, Scott Summers, and Jean Grey are without having to ever pick up a single comic book issue, and those same people are coming to us long-time readers to garner new information and learn about different perspectives on characters we’ve known for years. I know I experience this all the time, and while it’s kind of strange to discuss comic books with somewhat knowledgeable people who have never actually read a comic book, the newfound popularity of the medium is exciting for everyone. This is not, however, a new experience for me. Continue reading Review: X-Men ‘92
New Comics Wednesday is upon us again, and some of us here at Outright Geekery are running down the top pick on our comic stacks for this week. What are you looking forward to reading this week? Continue reading Geeks’ Picks for New Comics: June 24th, 2015
From time to time Outright Geekery brings you a slanted and biased opinion on some trivially specific topic of geekery. We call it Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot.
I freaking love the X-Men! Awesome characters, cool powers, and simply amazing stories have to be the biggest appeal, but the heart of any X-book is the team, the team dynamic, and those great relationships. We all have our favorite X-Teams, and so do I! So, without further ado, we state the obvious, take it to the TV, and hopefully surprise at the end, in Outright Geekery’s Top o’ the Lot: My Favorite X-Teams.
Party Like It’s 1992 in the WARZONES! With X-Men ’92 #1!
New York, NY—March 16th, 2015— Everyone’s favorite version of the X-Men are back! That’s right, this June, the most radical team of mutants ever assembled make their triumphant return to the world of comics in X-MEN ’92 #1! Debuting as a Marvel Infinite Comic series in May, X-Men ’92 is optimized specifically for mobile devices, pushing the boundaries of comic storytelling to new heights!