The DC Comics New 52 Survey

Last month at All New Comics we conducted a little poll to find out what people thought of the 52 title relaunch of DC Comics. The results were interesting, mostly expected, but contained a few surprises. Our customers had some good comments too (which I’ll include in a separate post soon). About 1/4 of our… Continue reading The DC Comics New 52 Survey

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The DC Comics Reboot of 1986

September 2011 will see a whole new DC Universe begin, a move which was originally scheduled to happen in 1986, and which didn’t take place then because so many titles were in the middle of great runs.  Instead we got a few titles rebooting due to the Crisis on Infinite Earths (the TPB is available… Continue reading The DC Comics Reboot of 1986

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The Personality of Cities

I’m in Baltimore at RailsConf right now, and wandering around the downtown I’ve been struck by the character of the city, and how it compares to other cities. Baltimore seems to be a beautiful city with an undercurrent of poverty. We’ve seen a lot of homeless in the downtown core, and I’ve sensed just a… Continue reading The Personality of Cities

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UFC 129, Truly an Epic Show

Way back in 2005, when I was still living in Toronto, Ryan and I decided we need to go to Vegas to see UFC 54, which was highlighted by Randy Couture vs Chuck Liddell for the light heavyweight championship. It was the payoff for the televised “The Ultimate Fighter” show which had just debuted on… Continue reading UFC 129, Truly an Epic Show

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Zite for iPad is Awesome

Since I bought my iPad a couple of weeks ago, there are two apps I use constantly. One is Flipboard, which turns your Twitter and Facebook feeds into a social magazine, which is pretty cool, but it separates Twitter from Facebook, and while it can use Google reader feeds, they are buggy at best. The… Continue reading Zite for iPad is Awesome

So long Edge

This week one of the guys that I’ve followed since the very beginning of his career retired from professional wrestling, and in a lot of ways it kind of closed the chapter on a period of my life. WWE’s Edge has retired from active duty as a WWE wrestler after an amazing 14 year career.… Continue reading So long Edge