Weekly Geeky Question #41: A DC Extended Universe Gameplan

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #41, and this time around the question is the same as it was last time, because I didn’t finish it last time:

How would I save the DC Extended Universe (again)?

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 10 (#4-1)

And finally, we arrive at the end of our countdown to my favorite fictional heroes.  On this list of the final four, female characters finally outweigh the male, but only by the narrow margin of 2.0714 to 1.9286…

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 8 (#30-21)

And the countdown to my favorite fictional hero continues.  In today’s post, we have 10 characters who again are all male, and include in their number four really smart young people, two galactic defenders, two military commanders, three fathers (one biologically, one through adoption, and one both), and one anthropormorphic animal.

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Read previous posts here:
Part 1 (102-91) and rationale for the lists
Part 2 (90-81)
Part 3 (80-71)
Part 4 (70-61)
Part 5 (60-51)
Park 6 (50-41)
Part 7 (40-31)

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Weekly Geeky Question #38: Saddest Comic Books

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #38, and this week, Rod’s question allows us to reflect on some of my favorite comic books:

What are the saddest or most poignant comic stories I’ve ever read?

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 6 (#50-41)

And the countdown to my favorite fictional hero continues.  In today’s episode, we have four characters from Doctor Who, two superheros, one short semi-humanoid who becomes central to an epic fantasy adventure (and he’s not a Hobbit!), one police officer, one smuggler and one English gentleman.

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Read previous posts here:
Part 1 (102-91) and rationale for the lists
Part 2 (90-81)
Part 3 (80-71)
Part 4 (70-61)
Part 5 (60-51)

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 5 (#60-51)

And the countdown to my favorite fictional hero continues.  In today’s episode, we have three comic book characters, two starship captains, one lawyer, one resistance leader, one Jedi knight, one former spy, and one simple warrant officer on an ordinary mining ship.

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Read previous posts here:
Part 1 (102-91) and rational for the lists
Part 2 (90-81)
Part 3 (80-71)
Part 4 (70-61)

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Favorite Fictional Heroes Countdown–Part 4 (#70-61)

And the countdown to my favourite fictional hero continues.  In this instalment, we have three, count ’em, three artificial life forms.  And a guy who is mistaken for an artificial life form.  And there are four female characters, which is tied for as many as we’ve had in a single list.  Two of them are attractive European-accented brunettes, one is an animated Mom, and one is a child from a book.

If you want to look at previous posts in this series you can look here:  102-91 (and rationale for the lists), 90-81 and 80-71.  Anyway…let’s get to it!

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Weekly Geeky Question #28: Favorite Comic Book Villains

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #28, and this week’s question is a pretty straightforward one.

Who are my favorite comic book villains?

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Weekly Geeky Question #23E: Superheroes with weird powers: The Tournament (Part 5 – Final!)

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #23, and for this extended, bonus-length edition of this series, we’re now finishing with the question from last week:

Pick the weirdest powered characters I can think of, rank / seed them and then pit them against each other in a tournament!

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Weekly Geeky Question #23D: Superheroes with weird powers: The Tournament (Part 4)

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #23, and for this extended, bonus-length edition of this series, we’re still dealing with the question from last week:

Pick the weirdest powered characters I can think of, rank / seed them and then pit them against each other in a tournament!

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