Lessons Learned From Superheroes

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We all know “With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility”, but what else can we learn from the superheroes?

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Afternoon Funnies- Scumbag Edition Edition

Gabbing Geek Afternoon Funnies
Also known as “Watson Didn’t Want to Write an Article today and Just Dumped a Bunch of Pictures Off His Phone”.  Click on for a mild chuckle. Continue reading Afternoon Funnies- Scumbag Edition Edition

Cost of Being Batman Infographic

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Early in the week, we looked at how much it costs to be Iron Man.  It also costs a lot of money to be Batman.  Just how MUCH money, though?

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Going Through The DCAU: Required Reading Part One

3504858-6186538201-tumblTom is on vacation this week, so we are taking a break from out DC Animated Universe rewatch.

To fill the void, I thought I would look at several episodes that are based on existing comic book stories.  We touch on this a bit in our write ups, but I thought I’d compile them in one place.

After the break, discover the issues you should be searching through the long boxes of your collection for.

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The Best and Worst Performances in a Superhero Movie By Oscar Winning Actors

Spared from the bottom five solely because of lowered expectations?
Spared from the bottom five solely because of lowered expectations?

It’s Oscar season, and we are looking for a Gabbing Geek way to cover Hollywood’s biggest night, so today we take a look at the best and worst performances by an Oscar Winning performer while playing a character in a comic book superhero film.  Some of them were future winners when they donned the tights, others already had the Oscars on the shelf.

We are leaving out movies like Teen Age Mutant Ninja Turtles and other non-superhero comic films, so you gotta be a superhero property to be eligible here! So who is the best and who is the worst (and a bonus for comic completionists, the full list of every Oscar winning performer to play in the genre!)?  Let’s read on, shall we?

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