Comic books that take place in the snow are so cool. I love arctic adventures. Two G.I. Joe comic books take place in Antarctica. One from 1989 (G.I. Joe Special Missions #20), the other from 2006 (G.I. Joe Special Missions “Antarctica”) The 1989 comic book is really cool, because the interior pages are printed on […]
Is there a service where you can get alerts when a new comic book is out featuring your favorite characters? For instance, I’m a huge Transformers fan. There are many many different Transformers series. There are at least 76 different series in existence. I like to be alerted whenever there is a new one. I’d […]
I love this idea! Two of these shops have been on my “to visit” for way too long, and now this is just the incentive to get me to visit. From Chicagocomics.com via gapersblock.com Forget pub and bar and even zombie bar crawls….book crawls are where it’s at, specifically comic shops uniting for an inaugural […]
“Have a good weekend!” Co-workers wish each other this all the time. How about when you get back to work? I’m gonna start saying “Happy weekstart!”
How many times can you get a bouncy ball to bounce off the walls of an elevator? I got nine. That doesn’t seem like much.
Some thoughts on dates since January 1, 0001: October 1, 2007 would be day number 732,951 starting from the beginning of AD in January 1, 0001. It’s been 1,055,449,440 minutes. That’s just a tad over 1 billion minutes. (One billion minutes happened on Monday, April 28, 1902) Day #750,000 will occur on Friday, June 5, […]
Seriously though. Do you really need to listen to your headphones for that extra thirty seconds in the elevator? What if someone wanted to talk to you?
The Portland Press newspaper asked readers what comic strip they should run to replace the retired ‘Foxtrot.’ Here’s the results: “Wiley’s strip collected 180 votes, far outpacing the second-place comic – “Get Fuzzy,” with 92.” 180 votes. That’s it? Granted the Portland Press is a pretty small paper with a 68,100 daily circulation. (To be […]
SmarterChild is an instant message bot that you can ask questions. You can also IM the word “poll” to SmarterChild and it will ask you a question. Then it will give you the percentage of what others responded. Here’s a recent poll it asked: Do you read at least some of the comics in the […]