Category: It’s All Geek to Me

It's All Geek To Me: Nerdy.FM

It’s All Geek To Me: Nerdy.FM

Learn more about the 24-hour online radio station serving both as a throwback to the glory days of FM radio and as a broadcasting home for Nerd Music of all kinds.

It's All Geek To Me: Nerdapalooza

It’s All Geek To Me: Nerdapalooza

Welcome to Nerdapalooza, a three-day festival with artists, video games, a burlesque show, and more Nerd Music than you can handle over an entire weekend.

It’s All Geek To Me: Sentinels

It’s All Geek To Me: Sentinels

With the long awaited reveal of a Sentinel head at SDCC, it’s time to educate yourself on the purple death machines.

It's All Geek to Me: The PoP!ulation

It’s All Geek to Me: The PoP!ulation

We spout off about the PoP!ulation quite a lot around these parts, but what exactly doe sit mean? It’s like the October 19th of fandom in some ways. It’s whatever you think it is in your hearts.

It's All Geek to Me: Joker Immunity

It’s All Geek to Me: Joker Immunity

Sometimes characters can live past the point of believability, like a certain Clown Prince of Crime…

It's All Geek to Me: Shipping

It’s All Geek to Me: Shipping

Superman and Wonder Woman are now a couple, but the desire to see two characters hook-up goes back quite a long way.

It's All Geek To Me - "The Reset Button"

It’s All Geek To Me – “The Reset Button”

The act of revamping or reinventing a well-known property has been utilized by the comic industy for decades, but nowadays it seems that this technique has spread out to other forms of popular media.

It's All Geek to Me: Rule 34

It’s All Geek to Me: Rule 34

What has seen cannot be seen. If it exists, there is porn of it. No exceptions. Learn a little bit more about the rule that ensures you’ll never look at your favorite cartoon characters the same, on this week’s ‘It’s All Geek to Me’.

It's All Geek To Me: Shawarma

It’s All Geek To Me: Shawarma

Even if you haven’t seen ‘The Avengers’ by now, you’ve undoubtedly heard the buzz surrounding the end credits sequence. No, not that one. The shawarma one. What is shawarma, you ask? Let Jason Knize feed your mind while you feed your face.

It's All Geek to Me: SORAS & PRAU

It’s All Geek to Me: SORAS & PRAU

Remember when your friend’s baby went from 6 months old to a pre-teen overnight? No? That’s because SORAS and PRAU don’t exists in real life, only in fiction.

It's All Geek to Me: Otaku

It’s All Geek to Me: Otaku

We’ve all heard the terms “geek” and “nerd”, but what about “otaku”? Find out where this oft-used term of Japanese fandom originated, and what it means, in this edition of ‘It’s All Geek to Me’!

It's All Geek to Me: Machinima

It’s All Geek to Me: Machinima

Video games aren’t just for playing. Some fans are using video games as animation studios. A growing amateur hobby, machinima is created by a wide range of directors, and is starting to enjoy mainstream success.

It’s All Geek To Me: Filk Music

It’s All Geek To Me: Filk Music

You may consider yourself a well-rounded fangirl or fanboy, but do you know about filk music? Ever visited a filk con? Learn more about this art form that goes back to the 1920s, and how it’s growing and changing in the information age.

It's All Geek To Me - "The Uncanny Valley"

It’s All Geek To Me – “The Uncanny Valley”

Ever wonder why ultra-realistic robots and animated characters creep us out so much? Well, there is an actual scientific term that explains exactly why “realistic” portrayals of humanity give most people the heebie jeebies.

It's All Geek to Me - Alternate Realities vs. Divergent Timelines

It’s All Geek to Me – Alternate Realities vs. Divergent Timelines

It’s the last in our series of reality bending, multiversal lexical adventures – explore with us the intricacies of fractured timelines and spontaneous universal divergence. Where’s Quinn Mallory when you really need him? Oh yeah… banging Mystique.

It's All Geek to Me - Relaunch vs. Reboot

It’s All Geek to Me – Relaunch vs. Reboot

Try though DC may to convince us this is naught but a relaunch, Babs here running around in the… well… Babs running around at all sure does imply something more akin to a reboot. But what’s the difference, you ask?

It's All Geek to Me - Event Fatigue

It’s All Geek to Me – Event Fatigue

Sometimes it seems comic publishers are flooding the market with event books. It’s only logical to feel exhausted.

It's All Geek to Me - The Worf Effect

It’s All Geek to Me – The Worf Effect

When a character needs to quickly be seen as a badass, this is the trope that will probably get used.

It's All Geek to Me - Gimmick

It’s All Geek to Me – Gimmick

Professional wrestling is rich with its own vocabulary and inside terms. However, the entire concept of professional wrestling can be summed up in one word, ‘gimmick’. Learn more about it, this week on ‘It’s All Geek to Me’!

It's All Geek to Me - Multiverse

It’s All Geek to Me – Multiverse

Multiverses. Without them, everyone from Quinn Mallory to the Exiles would’ve been out of a job, and we’d be without a red son and a supreme squadron. But what are the true ramipercussions of such infinite possibilities?

It's All Geek to Me - Canon

It’s All Geek to Me – Canon

Alright nerds and nerdettes… Spring break is over and the school of PoP! is back in session; but we know your brains may still be on vacation, so we’re lobbing is a real softball for your first vocab word of the new semester.

It's All Geek to Me - Maxi-series

It’s All Geek to Me – Maxi-series

Somewhere between a miniseries and an ongoing, there lies a format for stories too grand to be contained within a mere 6 issues, but too exact to be published indefinitely, with rotating creative teams and no end in sight. Behold, the maxi-series!

It's All Geek to Me - Repaint, Retool, Variant, and Chase

It’s All Geek to Me – Repaint, Retool, Variant, and Chase

Toy collecting has become serious business over the years, and the manufacturers have had to step up their game to make the most of our money. Today, we take a look at four similar but distinctly different practices these companies use to come between us and our hard earned cash.

It's All Geek To Me - Canon

It’s All Geek To Me – Canon

Sure, it’s a good story, but is it “official?” This is the question asked by many a comic and sci-fi fan.

It's All Geek to Me/Retcon This - MacGuffins, Deus Ex Machina, and Chaos War

It’s All Geek to Me/Retcon This – MacGuffins, Deus Ex Machina, and Chaos War

Technically, it’s two articles, but they’re two great tastes that taste great together. Well, no… they’re two tired tropes that are all too often over-used, and a story that abuses both.

It's All Geek To Me - Decompression

It’s All Geek To Me – Decompression

The writing technique that Bendis made famous is arguably the defining characteristic of modern comic book storytelling.

It's All Geek to Me - Healing Factor

It’s All Geek to Me – Healing Factor

No wonder Canada could afford universal health care all this time… half the population has healing factors!

It's All Geek to Me - Kitbash

It’s All Geek to Me – Kitbash

Want to make a custom? Don’t know Sculpey from Silly Putty? Kitbashing MAY be the answer!

It's All Geek to Me - Plastic Crack

It’s All Geek to Me – Plastic Crack

Man, I would suck yo’ d!ck for a Mudflap. Okay, maybe it’s not THAT serious, but the lows a collector will go to more than earn the moniker here.

IAGtM - Peg/Shelf Warmer

IAGtM – Peg/Shelf Warmer

Some peg warmers are over-ordered. Some are too heavily packed. Others just plain suck.

It's All Geek to Me - Fanservice

It’s All Geek to Me – Fanservice

There be nearly nekkid ladies in here for educational purposes. Come look, won’t you?

IAGtM The Direct Market

IAGtM The Direct Market

Everyone loves comics, but how do they get from the printing press to your hands? It’s called “the Direct Market.”

IAGtM - M-Day/Decimation

IAGtM – M-Day/Decimation

You can’t talk about the state of mutantkind over the past five or so years without hearing these words thrown about. But what do they mean?

It's All Geek to Me - Trade-Waiting

It’s All Geek to Me – Trade-Waiting

Do you need your comic fix weekly, or can you wait a bit longer?

It's All Geek to Me - Suspension of Disbelief

It’s All Geek to Me – Suspension of Disbelief

Would it make this entry far more entertaining if you let your mind sleep while reading it? Let’s find out.