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Finally Comic Friday: Archie Volume 2

GothamGal is a devoted comic fan. Reading comics from an early age (TinTin, Archie, Katie Keene and much more), she has recently revisited her old interest and is branching out into the streets of unread comics and graphic novels! While she favors DC Comics, Marvel is slowly winning her over—but Vertigo, Image and IDW have so many new things to offer,

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Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki (Vol 1)

Spirited Away volume 1, based on the movie by Hayao Miyazaki, tells the story of Chihiro. She’s being forced to move to a new home, a new school and is not taking it well. On the way to the new house, she and her parents stop alongside the road. Her parents stumble upon a few food booths and begin to eat,

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Pop Vinyl: The Dark Side of Pop Culture

It’s time to talk about a dark side of fandom and collecting–Funko’s Pop Vinyl. They’re cute little vinyl dolls you see in any major store (and now they are even EXCLUSIVE, depending on the store) and feature some of pop culture’s darlings. They also have subscription boxes and exclusive tie-ins with products.

One of the first Pop Vinyls I ever saw was this one:
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BATGIRL!!!

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It’s Monday, What are You Reading?

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It's Monday! What Are You Reading

Each Monday, The Book Date asks what we’re reading…  Please visit the site to link up your current list and hold yourself accountable. Also, you can visit some great blogs who are also doing this meme… It’s pretty awesome.

In the last week, I hit over 110 books read for the year (my Goodreads challenge goal is 200–I went through a new system of book record keeping so I found out I lost about 7 books,

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Comics Haul August 2016

Barnes and Noble is having a buy 2 get the 3rd free sale on Marvel titles. So, of course, I had to partake at my local store. Wanna see what I got?

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Howard the Duck Vol 1: Duck Hunt: Howard manages to get into trouble AND meet up with Squirrel Girl–how cool is that? Also, Aunt May, a Weapon not similar to Wolverine and Kitty Pride make appearances.

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Geek Watch One: We ARE the Geeks You're Looking For

The kind folks at Geek Watch One (We ARE the Geeks You’re Looking For) posted an article from me about Convention life–specifically the idea of grabbing ALL of a Con into one day.

Check out the link and then check out the current issue of one of the best podcasts out there (I could be biased, but seriously, this group knows what they’re talking about!).

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@GeekWatchOne: A New Look for GothamGal

The Geeks ALL of us are looking for have made an update to the logo–yes, that’s right… I’m an official correspondent for the coolest podcast that I never miss.
You don’t have to have an i-device to listen, but how do YOU listen to podcasts? Extra credit if you check out Geek Watch One and reply in the comments below.

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 GothamGal is a devoted comic fan. Reading comics from an early age (TinTin, Archie, Katie Keene and much more), she has recently revisited her old interest and is branching out into the streets of unread comics and graphic novels! While she favors DC Comics, Marvel is slowly winning her over—but Vertigo, Image and IDW have so many new things to offer, she might just say she’s a comic fan—with no labels.
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GothamGal is a devoted comic fan. Reading comics from an early age (TinTin, Archie, Katie Keene and much more), she has recently revisited her old interest and is branching out into the streets of unread comics and graphic novels! While she favors DC Comics, Marvel is slowly winning her over—but Vertigo, Image and IDW have so many new things to offer, she might just say she’s a comic fan—with no labels.

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If your house is anything like ours, those Disney infinity sets begin to pile up. But since there are no distinguishing features of the bases for each game (and yes, it DOES matter—you cannot use a 1st generation base with the Marvel or Star Wars characters), I’m sharing the best way I know to keep things relatively organized. And, if you’re crafty like we are, you’re sure to have it in your house,

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