Why Onslaught should be in the next X-Men movie

The X-Men film franchise is the Epic Meal Time of superhero movies: A large quantity of delicious ingredients (fan-favorite characters, comic-based plots, jaw-dropping special effects, iconic villains) and bacon (Wolverine – Canadian, duh) mixed together in the same predictable fashion as pretty much every other recipe before it (Wolverine snikts! Cerebro malfunctions! Magneto’s character development goes out the window!), resulting in meals that, while visually satisfying, are too messy and greasy to […]

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(RETRO) MOVIE REVIEW: X-Men: First Class (2011)

Welcome to (RETRO) MOVIE REVIEW, a series of movie reviews I wrote a long time ago. (Some of these were written even before my stint on FlipGeeks.) These were originally published on my old blog (the URL of which I have conveniently and completely forgotten) and on Facebook notes (which have been deleted already). I think I did a lot more […]

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Off the Workbench: Funko Pop! Juggernaut Custom

I was recently contacted by a friend/client. He wanted me to customize a blank Funko Pop! figure into mega-popular X-Men foe Juggernaut. Between this and a couple of Mighty Muggs commissions, it looks like the ol’ figure-making business is officially up and running again. Juggernaut started life as a blank Funko Pop! figure. The details were sculpted on the figure using WaterStop […]

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GEEK TOOTH: Uno Morato – Geeks, Grub, and Gaming (and Galactus, Too!)

A little over a year ago, I was hooked on HeroClix. So hooked, in fact, that I wrote an article about it over at FlipGeeks (click here). At the time, I had a regular gig drawing comic strips for a…really rich client. Me being the conscientious and responsible young man I was, I promptly blew about half of my total […]

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An X-cellent idea – Empire Magazine’s 25 variant covers for X-Men: Days of Future Past

I know it’s been over a month already, but I loved this idea so much that I feel that I need to write about it. —————————– The three-way war between man, mutant, and machine has begun, and Empire was smart enough to cover it. As a promotional stunt for 20th Century Fox’s superhero blockbuster X-Men: Days of Future Past, Empire […]

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