Marvelette Missives – Slugfest

Whether you’re a fan of the tv shows, the movies or the comic books themselves, you know about the decades-long rivalry between Marvel and DC. Yes, they are obviously competitors in the same market, but it’s always been a little bit more than that. The products they sell may be the same on a basic level, but there’s always been a “mine is better than yours” attitude between the companies and the fans of their work. And for the fans who, like me, love finding out about behind the scenes details, there’s a great new book on the history of these two comic book giants.  More

Now Geek This: Vikings

cooltext1205573672In this edition, I will be discussing the show Vikings, which is beginning the second season this week.  Vikings airs on the History channel Thursdays at 10:00PM Eastern time.  The show centers around a group of Viking warriors and their families, led by a legendary Viking hero named Ragnar Lothbrok, played by actor Travis Fimmel.