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We Be Geeks 213: More Than Meets The Eye, My …

We start the show out with the geek weather report, and move into talking about SNL skits. Up next we go into Sony and Marvel fighting over the rights on Spider-Man after the sequel to Homecoming. Will Sony get the rights back? Will Marvel and Sony make nice and make another deal? We talk Joss Whedon writing, directing and producing, a Batgirl movie. We also do an impromptu casting call for Babs. We then move to Star Wars news, with an Obi-Wan standalone movie. Would you watch an Ahsoka animated film? We sure would. We debut a new segment with Derrick where he goes off on Michael Bay and his new 14 Transformer movies. We move into the release date of The Defenders. 8-18-2017. We also talk about Disney coming out with a Tron Lightcycle attraction coming to the parks. We also talk more Disney and its battles with other parks. We talk new Thrawn books coming out from Timothy Zahn after his appearance in Star Wars: Rebels. We end the night talking gaming news, with Marvel Heroes coming to the gaming consoles off of PC.

Marvelette Missives – The Vision

Whether you’re a Marvel movie fan or you read the comics (or both!), you’ve heard of Vision. He’s actually had a few iterations over the years, beginning as an alien in 1940 through the android/synthoid most are familiar with from the MCU. He has a long history in comics and has primarily appeared with the Avengers or various members thereof, though he did have a couple four-issue series runs of his own (1994 and 2003).  More

Marvelette Missives – Introducing Luke Cage

With the Luke Cage series hitting Netflix at the end of this month, it seems an appropriate time to give a little background on the character. If you want a more extensive history, there are plenty of places to find it online (including here), but today we’re doing the “quick and dirty” version. More

Marvelette Missives – Introducing Cloak and Dagger

Earlier this year, Cloak and Dagger received a full season order and is expected to air sometime in 2017 on Freeform. Of course, knowing what that network is all about, it should come as no surprise that the main characters are teenagers. But if they do things right, it could turn out to be an interesting show. More

Marvelette Missives – Introducing The Runaways

With so many comic book properties in the works for movies and television, I thought it might be a good idea to introduce (in a relatively non-spoilery way) properties that some people may not know much about. I’ll get things started with The Runaways, which was recently announced as receiving a full season order from Hulu. More

We Be Geeks 180: Stay Out Of The Car, Carl!

On this special episode of We Be Geeks, the crew from Geek Watch One joins us to discuss the best tidbits from the San Diego Comic Con.  We start off in the DC Universe as we discuss all of the DC movies coming out in the near future.  We then talk about Geoff Johns being promoted to president of DC before having a hearty discussion about Batman, the Killing Joke animated movie, which then leads into talk about DC Rebirth.  We move on to the DC television shows as we discuss the announcement that both the Justice Society, and the Legion of Doom will be featured on Legends of Tomorrow.  We also discuss the Arrow trailer, and our thoughts on the upcoming season.  We finish off the DC discussion by talking about the Young Animal line of DC comics that is being headed by musician Gerard Way.

Next, we switch the discussion to Marvel as we talk about Agents of SHIELD and the announcement that Ghost Rider would be featured in the upcoming season.  We also discuss the possibility of Bobby and Hunter More

Marvelette Missives – Calm Down, Son

Last week there was a major reveal in the new Captain America comic. For geeks living under a rock, the last page of the book had Captain America saying “Hail Hydra”. Obviously a huge twist and could mean major things for the character. So, of course, geeks took to the interwebs immediately to decry the horror of such a phrase coming from a beloved character. (As an aside, it really ticked me off that everyone threw the “no spoilers” cry aside and posted about this from early morning, before the majority of people could even get to their comic shop and buy the issue. Also, the loudest complainers seemed to be those who don’t even read comics!) More

Marvelette Missives – A Perfect War

It should come as no surprise that I saw Captain America: Civil War last weekend (well, Thursday night to be exact). I am a Marvel chick, after all. So I want to explain why I think this is an almost perfect superhero movie. (Very minor spoilers ahead – I don’t give away the good stuff.)

There are five important aspects to every superhero movie: plot, characters, pacing, humor and action. (These can be said to apply to all movies in varying degrees.) So let’s take each in turn and show what Civil War does right. More

Now Geek This! A Review of Captain America: Civil War

This week, I will be reviewing the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War.  Civil War, directed by the brother team of Anthony and Joe Russo, is the third film in the Captain America franchise, and stars Chris Evans as the titular character, Captain America.  Civil War also stars an assembly (pun intended) of other actors portraying their familiar roles from other Marvel films, including Avengers, Ant-Man, and a movie that will be forthcoming. More

Marvelette Missives – Buy Me a Mockingbird

Thanks to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I’ve become interested in the character Mockingbird (Bobbi Morse). As sad as it was to see her and Hunter leave the show (yes, there was weepiness), I’m really looking forward to their spin-off now. She’s actually been around in the comics since 1977, showing up in other hero’s books or as part of a team. Only recently did Marvel give her a title all her own. So, of course, I’m reading it. More