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Vertigo: The Defining Comics

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In 1993 editor Karen Berger shook the comic world forever.  Wanting to publish comics that did not fit the mainstream model, she was given the green light from DC Comics to start her… Continue reading

Defunct Marvel Publishing Lines

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Over there long and storied history Marvel Comics has made interesting attempts to branch out and try something different. In doing so they have launched different publishing lines to shake things up, many… Continue reading

Book Review: Bad Man by Dathan Auerbach

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Five years ago, Ben experienced the horror of losing his three-year-old brother in the local grocery store. One second the child was there and an instant later he is gone, leaving Ben with… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Myrna Loy

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Having moved to Los Angeles in her early teens, Myrna Loy quickly caught the acting bug and as she got older, Loy tried to move into the burgeoning movie industry. For a long… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Forbidden Hollywood’ by Mark Vieira

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Have you ever been watching an old movie and the characters onscreen do or say something that makes you jump back and go “I didn’t think they were allowed to do that back… Continue reading

Grading the DC Extended Universe

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Ever since the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Warner Brothers has been trying to play catch up with their own DC Extended Universe. This is despite the fact that WB has owned… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Marty’

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There are many couples we cinephiles hold a special love for and for a variety of reasons. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were stone cold cool and charismatic. Rock Hudson and Doris Day… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Cat’

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With the dawn of the Universal Studios’ venture to horror, it was very clear that actors, Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff were their two of the most biggest stars. It did not take… Continue reading

Remembering: Doris Day

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We at the House of Geekery were saddened to learn of the passing of Hollywood icon Doris Day. Day got her first taste of show business as a singer in the 1930’s and… Continue reading

Spotlight On: The Million Dollar Quartet

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As some of you may have gathered from reading my work here over the years, I am proud to be a citizen of Memphis, Tennessee. Around the world this city on the banks… Continue reading