The MiGeekeasy blog — comics

Drive-out movie review: Spider-Man No Way Home

Drive-out movie review: Spider-Man No Way Home

Drive-out movie reviews are a quick before and after reaction in the parking lot of the movie theatre. Don't worry! We give you fair warning before going into spoilers! Marvel is back and this might be their best film yet. It is certainly the perfect way to start whatever phase they are in now. Check out our drive-out reaction to the film. Then comment with your own thoughts!

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MI Geekeasy Halloween Costume Ideas for 2021

MI Geekeasy Halloween Costume Ideas for 2021

Short on time to throw together a Halloween costume for that party you just got invited to? Below are some pretty quick and clever ideas that won’t cost your weight in Beskar steel. We have even supplied links to some of the trickier finds or essential pieces.  Wandavision Halloween Episode - the perfect couple costume for 2021! These are the most complicated of the costumes on our list and also the most expensive. But they are geek chic if done well. Of course you could order the cheap version that comes all put together, but come on! That’s for noobs,...

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Gatekeeping - Don't Be a Zuul

Gatekeeping - Don't Be a Zuul

Zuul the Gatekeeper You’re not a real Star Wars fan unless… You’re not a real Batman fan unless… You’re not a real Marvel fan unless… You’re not a real gamer unless... You’re not a real theatre fan unless… Don't be a Zuul Geeks can be some of the most accepting and caring group of people as a whole, but we all are guilty of letting our passion bleed into elitism. Here is just one example I witnessed from a group of geeks who I consider to be the most welcoming in my experience - theatre geeks. A thirty-something blonde woman...

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Really Cool Comic Con 2021

Really Cool Comic Con 2021

Comic Cons are back! Really Cool Comic Con at Dort Federal Center in Flint, Michigan is the first comic con that I have had the privilege to attend since before the pandemic. This is the third time I have gone to a smaller comic convention and I have to say that they have a unique charm that makes them worthwhile. Now a smaller con is not going to offer you the heavy hitting celebrities like Frank Miller or William Shatner. So if that is how you measure attending a convention, then smaller conventions are not really for you. However, if...

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The Problem with Comic Book Stores

The Problem with Comic Book Stores

Clutter in a Comic Book Store The common denominator of all comic book stores is shelves upon shelves of current issues and boxes upon boxes of back issues. This might sound great at first -- so much cool inventory! But the reality is that there is just too much. Let’s say for example that a seasoned comic collector wants to find an issue of X-Men from the 80s. They aren’t sure of the number, but they would recognize the cover if they see it. What do they have to do? Heft a short box off of a shelf in the...

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