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Ask Temple of Geek Staff…

Do you like this post?What geeky thing are you most thankful for? Monica Duarte I am thankful for new Star Wars movies. I was too young to have seen the original trilogy in theaters. But I was an adult when the prequels came out. And it was really cool to see …

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Thor: Ragnarok Movie Mini-Review!

Do you like this post?Wow!  Who knew the crazy, cosmic content spanning decades of Thor’s comics would result in one of the most memorable movie experiences Marvel has produced to date.  Granted, it took adding elements of one of the most popular Hulk stories (Planet Hulk) to get it done. …

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Do you like this post?We wanted to wish everyone a Happy Halloween… here’s some of our staff all dressed up! Rooster and Stacy Josie Price Brian Lazarow Dave Hisaka Matthew Wells Stacy Bishop Dave HisakaHello, I am the Creative Content Director. I don’t like talking about myself.

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Iron Man: A Comicbook Character Analysis

Do you like this post?  (To the tune of the Black Sabbath song) Is he live or dead, has he thoughts within his head? We’ll just review him here as more movies with him draw near.   Since last month we covered the big, upcoming villain of the Marvel Cinematic …

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Miss Faye and The Art of Feminine Cosplay

Do you like this post?Happy Cosplay Friday! This week we present to you a North Carolina based cosplayer who works within Comics, Anime, and Video Games. Miss Faye has been cosplaying for nearly four years. She specializes in beautiful Feminine Cosplays. Look forward to reading her answers to some pressing …

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Artist Spotlight with Chris Thorne

Do you like this post?What finally got you into doing cons and selling your art? I was working at a software developer and we had a booth at SDCC for many years. During the shows I would take my breaks and wander around Artists Alley. I had just discovered sketchcards …

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Thanos: A Comicbook Character History

Do you like this post?There are hopeless romantics, there are stalkers, and then there’s Thanos. First appearing in the pages of Iron Man #55 in 1973, Thanos has consistently been one of the biggest bads in the Marvel multiverse. Almost anyone who has ever heard of Thanos can tell you …

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My Time at Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2017!

Do you like this post?This past weekend, August 25-27, the Honolulu Convention Center played host to the city’s 3rd major fandom convention of the year, the Amazing Hawaii Comic Con 2017. The island has been on a roll of excellent shows with high-end guests and this one was no exception! …

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Staff Picks… The Joker

Do you like this post?What are your initial thoughts on a Joker origin movie?    Stacy Bishop:  I think it’s more terrible than putting nipples on the Batsuit. The Joker and Boba Fett are mysterious and their backstory couldn’t be nearly as interesting as the mystery left by not knowing. …

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Ask our Staff…

Do you like this post?If you could live in any universe, which would you choose and why?   Danniel Slade  “My instinct is telling me to choose the Star Wars Universe because it is my favorite franchise ever. Though, this current season of Game of Thrones is making it really …

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REVIEW: Mech Cadet Yu #1

Do you like this post?  BOOM! Studios has given us Mech Cadet Yu, a sci-fi tale written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa of an underdog boy and his equally underdog giant robot. Let’s get to it!   Review in a word: FUN! Review in two words: WEEEEEEEEEEEEE …

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Comicbook Releases for August 2, 2017

SDCC Preview

Do you like this post?A list of everything coming out August 2nd, 2017. 451 MEDIA GROUP Stained #4 (Of 5)(Cover A Steve Morris), $3.99 Stained #4 (Of 5)(Cover B Adam Gorham), $3.99 ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT Miraculous Adventures Of Ladybug And Cat Noir #1 (Brian Hess SDCC Variant Cover), AR AFTERSHOCK …

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Aloha, Comic Con Honolulu!

Do you like this post?Hawaii is experiencing a boom in comic book conventions and just this past weekend, July 28th through 30th, fans were treated to the guests and fun of Comic Con Honolulu.   For having only been around a few years, Comic Con Honolulu has been steadily growing …

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REVIEW: The Chair #1 from Alterna Comics

Do you like this post? Before we begin discussing The Chair #1, let’s get into the mood: find a person who loves you enough to deliver a swift kick to your lower stomach. I’ll wait…   Done? Good. Now you’re ready for a story of humanity being stripped away in …

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Review: Mother Russia #1 From Alterna Comics

Do you like this post?Review: Mother Russia #1 From Alterna Comics If your into the whole zombie/horror/post apocalyptic story lines such as myself. Then you will be delightfully satisfied in Mother Russia #1 from Alterna Comics. First off we have the story and art by Jeff Mccomsey. This book is …

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REVIEW: Scrimshaw #1 from Alterna Comics

Do you like this post?Alterna Comics has been showing up in my social media feeds, recently, and I’ve been looking forward to reviewing a couple of the titles that grabbed my attention. Let’s take a look at Scrimshaw #1 from Eric Borden (creator & writer) and Dave Mims (artist & …

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Lilith Dark Issue 2 of 4 Review

Do you like this post?Can adventure lurk around every corner? The Lilith Dark Comic series is a four part comic series about a little girl with a taste for adventure. The four part comic series written by Charles C. Dowd has released two issues and is set to release two …

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Lilith Dark Issue 1 of 4 Review

Do you like this post?Can adventure lurk around every corner? The Lilith Dark Comic series is a four part comic series about a little girl with a taste for adventure. The four part comic series written by Charles C. Dowd has released two issues and is set to release two …

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MARVEL AND COMIXOLOGY ANNOUNCE EXCLUSIVE NEW TITLES

Do you like this post?During the Next Big Thing Panel at San Diego Comic Con, MARVEL announced its partnership with ComiXology to introduce exclusive, digital-only titles. Kicking off these exclusives will be Immortal Iron Fists, designed to be a jumping-on point for new readers of MARVEL comics as well as …

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Interview with SDCC 2017 Artist Scott Blair!

Do you like this post?We sit down with Scott Blair to discuss SDCC 2017, art, and feet.  Check out Scott at SDDC at FF-18, Instagram, and Kickstarter VS: Vamps vs Wolves What are you looking forward to this year at SDCC? Last year was my first experience at SDCC, and I was …

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PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1

Do you like this post? Review: PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #1 Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Adam Kubert Color Artist: Jordie Bellaire My Review: So I guess there’s a new Spider-Man movie coming out? And a new animated TV show? Marvel entirely owns up to this being a “landing pad” for …

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Cosplay in 2017: Predictions and Trends

Do you like this post?As the first day of spring  has come and passed another season is announced, cosplay season.  Every year around this time cosplayers start to show off the costumes they’ve been grinding on for the past months. And every year we see cosplay trends explode! With six Marvel …

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Marvel’s Dr. Strange Review

Do you like this post?We’re taking a somewhat different approach on this review with ToG reviewers Trey and myself both taking a stab at Marvel’s most recent release, Dr. Strange! Enjoy! Stacy:  Dr. Strange is the 14th movie in the MCU continuity, and what a divergence from the typical experience …

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COMIC FLASHBACK #10: The Dark Knight Returns

Do you like this post?One of the most famous comic book stories ever published, and one of two medium defining works celebrating a thirtieth anniversary this year, Frank Miler’s The Dark Knight Returns is so celebrated and admired that it almost seems redundant to even contemplate saying anything more about …

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COMIC FLASHBACK #9: Green Arrow By Kevin Smith

Do you like this post?Kevin Smith. Filmmaker. Writer. Comedian. Podcaster. Entertainer. Director. Geek. If you were to look any of those words up in the dictionary, chances are a little picture of him would accompany the description. Kevin Smith, you do a lot and you are everywhere. The fact that, …

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COMIC FLASHBACK #8: Batwoman-Elegy

Do you like this post?If there is one thing I adore in a good love story, it’s a “meet cute”. The best movies, television shows and books that dabble in that thing called love, really know how to sell the idea of a soon-to-be-couple meeting under the most adorable circumstances. …

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COMIC FLASHBACK #7: Wytches-Volume 1

Do you like this post?Chit. Chit. Chit. Of course there are no sounds in comic books, you have to use your imagination, but just seeing those words dotted throughout Volume One of Scott Snyder’s Wytches is enough to give you chills every time it appears, just one of many powerful …

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COMIC FLASHBACK #6: Batman:The Killing Joke

Do you like this post?Part of the incredible wave of iconic 80’s comic titles that could be said to have overwhelmingly changed the medium of comic books, a wave that also includes The Dark Knight Returns, Batman:Year One as well as Watchmen, itself written by The Killing Joke‘s very own …

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COMIC FLASHBACK: Daredevil by Mark Waid-Volume 1

Do you like this post?Daredevil, aka Matt Murdock, a street level crime fighter who, thanks to the various efforts of writers as talented as Frank Miller, Brian Michael Bendis and Kevin Smith, has been depicted in dark and grim stories that are never anything less than gripping and intense and …

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