Articles Posted in the " Star Wars " Category

  • Star Wars: Princess Leia #001 Review

    Sometimes my brother and I go to local comic book shops just to look around and satisfy our not-so-inner geeks. Mostly we get an idea of things we would like to read, to add to our Goodreads or library reserve lists. While looking at the Marvel new releases, something completely awesome caught my eye – […]


  • All That Glitters is Vinyl: Funko at the NY Toy Fair 2015

    If you aren’t familiar with the Funko brand vinyl figures, then I’m sorry, you’re doing it wrong. I never understood the appeal of them until Dean Winchester and Castiel from the Supernatural range caught my eye at New York Comic Con this past autumn. Since then, I’ve been hooked. I had the chance to get […]


  • ‘The Force Awakens’…and I Want to Go Back to Sleep

    Perhaps if this trailer had come out when I was in the fifth grade – when my crush on Luke Skywalker was all-encompassing, when I proudly wore a Queen Amidala shirt to class, when my dad took me out of school to go see The Phantom Menace and, though he fell asleep during it, I […]




  • The “Mainstreaming” of Geek Culture

    Lately, I’ve been hearing/reading a lot of complaints about “poser geeks”, “hipster geeks”, “geek chic”, “fake geeks/fake geek girls”, and the like. Now, to be fair, I’ve also seen plenty of people putting their feet down and refusing to pander to that nonsense – but the fact of the matter is, the idea that people […]