Tagged: History

Throwdown Thursday Episode 101- Danger is Rising

From television to film, books to video games and even historical figures, Throwdown Thursday covers them all! Dominic Pace, Ego Mikitas, Caroline Harris, Paulina Laurant and Elizabeth Cron from the upcoming film Megalodon all drop in on Throwdown Thursday Podcast Episode 101- Danger is Rising!

THE TRUE DEATH OF BILLY THE KID by Rick Geary – review [OGN]

Rick Geary once again demonstrates the power of comics to make history come alive, literally showing us how the titular event transpired. This is a meticulous account, detailing the last days of Billy the Kid (AKA William Bonney and Henry McCarty ) and his slaying by Pat Garrett. which is one of the most often told stories in the history of the Old West.

The Librarians: In Search of: Episode 1 – Join the Gang!

Way back in the swinging ’70s, movie producer Sol Schick was the guy behind such cheesy classics as “Quarry: Bigfoot!,” Noah’s Ark: Found at Last!” and “Heavenly Visitors from the Hell Above.” But when he’s murdered – at a film festival! – with a piece of Noah’s Ark! – THE LIBRARIANS are drawn into the mystery. Can their combination of special skills, obsessive curiosity and knowledge of forgotten lore figure out who – or what – spelled doom for Schick? And as they delve deeper into his past, is it possible that things are not as they seem and that all his crazy, wild movie…were telling the truth?

Geekstery: The Pulp-Culture

Before we get into the characters we have all become familiar with, let’s take a look at the heroes that have sparked the imaginations of their creators.  In the early years of comics, as we have read in the previous...

Geekstery

Welcome to the newest section of Outright Geekery, Geekstery (Geek·stir·e).  This is a fusion of all the geeky things we love and enjoy, colliding with history.  Let’s learn the origins of the interests we indulge in week after week from; video games,...