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    "Other people are just...there." She drags heavily on the cigarette, blows a stream of smoke out the window, then flicks the butt out after it. "If they aren't helping, they're just in the way. Weave around them, knock them over, do whatever you have to, but get past them."


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Archive for June, 2006

Superman Returns Prequels

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Okay, two posts on similar subjects. Can you tell I’m getting excited about this? Anyhow, I just wanted to throw out there that I’m really enjoying the Superman Returns Prequel comics from DC. The first two are already out. The first one deals with Jor-El and the second one dealt with Martha Kent. Bryan Singer, […]

Superman Returns

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

June 28, just a week from tomorrow, Superman Returns. I can’t tell you how much I didn’t care about this movie when it was announced. And it was actually even worse when I saw the photos of the costume. But now… man, I am SO ready for this movie! The trailers have been great; they […]

Fanboy in Motion — See the VidLit!

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Here’s your chance to see and hear The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl! VidLit has crafted a very cool two-minute video from the book! It’s an animated excerpt that features narration by the book’s author, some cool music, and great photos and comic book art. Be sure to check it out. You’ll need […]

Entertainment Weekly to Marvel: Hello? Is this thing on?

Sunday, June 11th, 2006

Hey, take a look at this. Everyone in comics is on and on, like it’s such big thing that regular magazines like Entertainment Weekly and so on cover comic books now. Seriously, take a look at something like that even just a few years ago and it was big news in the comic book world. […]

Lindsay Lohan is Messed Up

Sunday, June 11th, 2006

That’s all. Or do I need to elaborate? This entry written by… Cal.

Pictures from BookExpo!

Saturday, June 10th, 2006

Hey, like we told you a little while ago, Astonishing Adventures author Barry Lyga was at BookExpo in May. He attended the American Booksellers for Children (ABC) auction and banquet, and also signed books. Pictures of the event are here.

Celebrity Romance = Who Cares?

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Look, I know it sells a lot of magazines. Magazines I don’t buy, sure, but they seem to be selling. Or at least they’re disappearing from the rack at the supermarket at a pretty fast pace… Anyhow, the latest tragegy: Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz “have decided to split,” Cruz spokesman Robert Garlock told The […]

The Terrell Owens Experience

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

The out-of-control-superstar-sports-figure is becoming as big a cliche as the guy who comes up to the movie hero and says “We need you back,” as if there’s no one else in the billions of people in the world who can do whatever it is the guy has to do… This seems like a regular refrain […]

Get Inked — Fanboy Tats!

Saturday, June 3rd, 2006

UPDATED ON APRIL 23, 2007: SORRY, FOLKS! THE FANBOY TATTOOS ARE ALL GONE! Want to show your love for Fanboy and Goth Girl, but don’t want to make the lifetime commitment involved in heading to your local tattoo parlor? Don’t worry — we understand, and our feelings aren’t hurt. (Much.) The Fanboy Tattoo! But you […]

Roger Clemens = $22 Million?

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

Okay, give this a read: HOUSTON (AP) — Roger Clemens has agreed to a $22 million contract to pitch for the Houston Astros for the rest of 2006. The 43-year-old Clemens, who will be entering his 23rd major league season, is agreeing first to a minor league contract that pays $322,000 over the five-month minor […]

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