G.P. Avants Ever have a day when it feels like everything is going your way. You’re flying high and subduing the bad guys left and right. Superman’s name is on every body’s lips and you feel a swelling pride behind that big “S” on your chest. Then it happens. Out of the depths of space, into the clear blue skies of your perfect … Continue reading Expected to Still Be Superman While It’s Raining Kryptonite.
How many times will we get to see Spider-Man reinvent himself? I am just wrapping my head around the fourth incarnation and there is a fifth one on the horizon. This is sort of a fan sharing his concerns and wishes for a hero who often hits hard times. I have said it before that I do not compare and contrast different versions of a … Continue reading The Webs We Weave
I was recently asked what the difference is between a Geek and a Nerd? Are they unique or is this just splitting hairs on the same Wookie? After a discussion with some fellow Nerdians and Geekologists I put down what I had gleamed from the debate. Nerds are organized and book read. They are a sponge for soaking information, hard facts, and … Continue reading Geeks v Nerds
Realm of Nerdatonium Entry #4 I think inside all of us is a hero that wants a chance to do something great. You know, we all want to change the world in some way. Can you relate? What can a nerd to that compares with those who do great almost superhuman things? In my novel, Chronolocity, our character, Levy finds out, a hero is someone … Continue reading A Nerd’s Brand of Hero
POW! I grew up with the Justice League as my heroes to emulate. We took on the Legion of Doom and all their constant scheming. To me Superman, Batman, Aquaman, Green Lantern and their other companions had a universe all their own. WHAM! A few years ago I found out that my other favorite superhero, Spider-Man lived in a whole other reality. Marvel … Continue reading Marvel at Justice