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Geek Gift Guide 2014

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Geek Gift Guides The smell of Thanksgiving dinner lingers in the air, the stores are decorated for the next holiday, and the sale ads fight for prominence on the computers, television, and our mailboxes. But you still ...

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Geek Gift Guides 2013

The smell of Thanksgiving dinner lingers in the air, the stores are decorated for the next holiday, and the sale ads fight for prominence on the computers, television, and our mailboxes. But you still need to buy a gift for the person whose favorite events have the word “Con” at the end, and believe that San Diego should be the destination of an annual pilgrimage. ComicOnline’s annual guide is back to help you shop for the geeks in your life, this year in partnership with our awesome friends at Weird-Girls.com.

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Geek Gift Guide 2013: Geek Books

Every year we have hundreds of choices on what books or TV series to buy for the geeks we love, but some people have the gall to be caught up on every comic and every show. What do we get for these geeks who already have everything, or we don’t know what they already have? Books ABOUT their geek passions. Do you have an aspiring artist on your list? How about a comic geek (“fan of-”) who is also a comic nerd (“student of-”)? Take a look through this Gift Guide and you may find a present with just the right magic…

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Movie Review: World War Z

by Bill Watters, Editor It says a lot about a movie when people suggest to NOT read the book before watching it in the theater as I’ve found more and more people doing with World War Z. I rather wish ...

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Blu-ray Review: The Hunger Games

by Dan Stewart, Guest Reporter The latest craze earlier this year was the new film adaptation of The Hunger Games. It’s the story of a future United States, now called “Panem”. In this future, the government and upper class have ...

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Book Review: Redshirts

by Brian Burgoyne, Reviewer   Stop me if you’ve heard this one…Kirk, Spock, McCoy and Ensign Ricky beam down to the planet; guess who’s not coming back. Redshirts.  The most made fun of characters from Star Trek TOS.  A character ...

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Book Review: Miserere, an Autumn Tale

by Michelle Stettler-Gill, Books Editor Miserere is the debut novel by writer Teresa Frohock, a complex world done in parallel to earth referred to as Woerld. The novel is not so subtle in its religious overtones, in Woerld all of earth’s ...

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Movie Review: The Hunger Games

May the odds be ever in your favor.

 

by Jennifer Bay and Karissa Barrows, Editors

I was given The Hunger Games boxed set of books for my birthday.  At the time, I had vaguely heard of it but knew nothing of the story.  After blazing through the series, I have waited impatiently for the release of the first film by the same name.  Karissa, conversely, had not yet read more than the first thirty pages of the first book at the time we saw this movie.  (She did, however, finish reading all three books in two days after seeing the film.)

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