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Today Is Tolkien Reading Day, How Are You Celebrating?

Tolkien Reading Day March 25 Tolkien Pipe

For many fans of Tolkien’s varied works, Tolkien Reading Day marks a special time where the world celebrates as a whole on the Professor’s legacy. Set on March 25, the date has significance because of the history of perhaps Tolkien’s greatest work, The Lord of the Rings. But what is Tolkien Reading Day? Established in… Read more »

A Batman Hotel Can Give You Access To The Batcave For Only $50 A Night


For those who shamelessly love us some Batman, Taiwan has answered our (secret) request and opened a Batman hotel where guests can escape into the cape crusader’s Batcave. Here, you can seduce your Selena Kyle amongst the batcave style walls, soak away your problems in the bat-tub, or just chillax on your Batman double bed… Read more »

‘Spider-Gwen’ Is To Be Marvel’s Latest Web-Slinger

Photo courtesy of Marvel Comics/artist Robbi Rodriguez.

As the gender equality movement gains steam, the effects can be seen in media from film to television, and now Marvel is bringing it to the comic shelves with the revival of Gwen Stacy and her alter ego, Spider-Gwen. The character of Gwen Stacy has been dead since 1973, according to the Huffington Post, when… Read more »

Is A Real-Life Batman Suit Possible? One Fan Answers The Geeky Call

Is A Real-Life Batman Suit Possible? One Fan Answers The Geeky Call

Batman, quite possibly the most popular comic book character, is admired in part because of all the cool gadgets he has. Not to mention the car and, of course, the Batman suit. Unlike Back to the Future fans, who have definitive hopes and dreams that their film will potentially reap realistic rewards in seeing devices… Read more »

‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ Novel Incoming From Marv Wolfman

'Batman: Arkham Knight' novel being written by Marv Wolfman

A Batman: Arkham Knight novel is on its way for avid readers and those potentially looking for game hints before they play. The Arkham video game series has always been rich with story, and for gamers who want every angle, Rocksteady Games even puts in plenty of Easter eggs. A recent Easter egg found in… Read more »

Disney Artist Creates Homage To Studio Ghibli With ‘Big Hero 6’

Studio Ghibli and Disney

For many artists as well as animation fans, Studio Ghibli is considered one of the best animation companies of all time. Led by the legendary Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli is responsible for creating some of the most iconic animes in the world including Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, and Princess Mononoke. Later on,… Read more »

The Twelve Days Of Harry Potter

J.K. Rowling and Pottermore to release 12 new Harry Potter stories for Christmas.

Hold your wands steady, Harry Potter fans. J.K. Rowling, whom many recognize as the genius behind the Harry Potter novels, released a statement in a Pottermore newsletter this past Friday that she will be releasing 12 new Harry Potter short stories, beginning December 12. One story will be released each day throughout the 12 days… Read more »

Dark Horse Comics Bringing Black Friday Megadeal Bundles

Dark Horse comics getting Black Friday megadeals

Dark Horse comics announced it will be jumping into the Black Friday frenzy this year. Digital comics fans of series such as Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Hellboy are in for a real treat if they want to spend a little cash. Dark Horse has announced it will be releasing a number of… Read more »

Zombie Apocalypse: What Kind Of Survivor Are You?

Who Would Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

From Night of the Living Dead to The Walking Dead and many movies and shows in between, it must be said that the possibility of a zombie apocalypse isn’t too far from the minds of citizens. Oh sure, the idea of a half living corpse bumbling down the street is readily laughed off. In the… Read more »