Posts Tagged 'Journey into Awesome'

Journey into Awesome is Now on Facebook

facebook-iconIn case you haven’t noticed, Journey into Awesome is on Facebook!

If you haven’t already, head over to the Journey into Awesome Facebook page and give us a “like” to inject a little bit of awesome into your news feed. Hell, I may even share a few cat photos. The Internet still likes cat photos, right? Maybe I’ll find some dressed up as superheroes or something…

Journey into Awesome Has Been Featured on Freshly Pressed!

Superheroine Spotlight: Wonder Woman Freshy PressedIn case you hadn’t heard, Journey into Awesome was featured on Freshly Pressed this past Tuesday! (You can tell by the nifty new Freshly Pressed badge on the site.)

Seriously though, it’s an honor to have been featured and I’m overwhelmed with all the positive feedback I’ve gotten on my Wonder Woman spotlight. Thank you all for your congratulatory comments and kind words.

If you’re one of the site’s many new visitors, thank you for stopping by and I hope you’ll stick around!

Super Lame Moving Delays

The Justice League International #88I’m sorry I didn’t deliver the promised post on Ma Hunkel last week. I’m currently moving and things have been going less than smoothly.

The last two posts for the Women’s History Month Superheroine Spotlight series are in the works and I’ll be publishing them both this week.

Stay tuned and thanks for understanding!

Now I Know How Fury Feels

Ultimate Nick Fury holding gun

“Are you looking at my EYE?”

Last week something randomly blew into my right eye. After a few hours at the ER, they finally managed to remove it. Since then, I’ve been wearing an eye patch like Nick Fury. Let me just say that it’s not nearly as fun as it looks.

Unfortunately, it’s not healing as quickly as we had hoped. According to the ophthalmologist I saw today, the ER isn’t the best place to have a foreign object removed from your eye as they have a tendency to rub it around in there causing more damage.

Continue reading ‘Now I Know How Fury Feels’

I Can Haz Update?

Let me apologize for the lack of recent updates. I’ve been working on a few projects that have been taking up quite a bit of my time. The good news is that they’re going well and I hope to share them with you soon. In the meanwhile, Journey into Awesome will be returning to a more regular posting schedule, so stay tuned!

Another Dragon*Con 2012 Price Hike

Dragon*Con will be held Aug. 31 - Sept. 3, 2012 in Atlanta, GA.

If you still haven’t gotten your 2011 Dragon*Con badge, what are you waiting for? You’ve only got one week left to get yours at the current price of $80. After Wednesday, February 15th, the price is going up to $90 a piece. Save yourself 10 bucks and buy yours in the next week!

An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 2

This is part 2 of my recent interview with filmmaker Tristan Nall regarding his most recent documentary entitled Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators. Continue reading ‘An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 2’

It’s Not Over Yet: Fight SOPA/PIPA

I’m a bad blog owner. I haven’t put up a single post about yesterday’s blackout, but that ends now!

As I’m sure you noticed, yesterday Wikipedia and thousands of other websites chose to blackout as part of a protest Continue reading ‘It’s Not Over Yet: Fight SOPA/PIPA’

An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 1

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with filmmaker Tristan Nall, and talk to him about his upcoming documentary Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators. Continue reading ‘An Interview with the Filmmaker Behind “Women, Superheroes, and Refrigerators” Pt 1’

The New Gay Teen Titan and LGBT in Comics

Teen Titans #3 give us our first real indroduction to the team’s openly gay member, Bunker.

I’ve been looking forward to reviewing Teen Titans #3 ever since artist Brett Booth announced on his blog that the issue would be introducing Miguel Jose Barragan, a new flamboyant, openly gay, Mexican superhero who goes by the alias Bunker.

In a recent interview with Comic Vine, Scott Lobdell explained his decision to create a new openly gay Titan: “It just came about because when Brett [Booth] and I were asked to create some new characters, he and I agreed that the comics industry is filled to overflowing with straight white male characters… Continue reading ‘The New Gay Teen Titan and LGBT in Comics’

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