“Perfect Teeth”- Captain America: Civil War

  Perfection, Jealousy, Grace Captain America: Civil War By: John D. Pepe Excerpt from the movie: Tony- “I’m a handful.” (speaking about his relationship with Pepper)…dad was a pain in the ass, but he and mom seemed to make it work.” Cap- “I’m glad Howard got married. I only knew him when he was young…

Kith and Kin-Sometimes One In The Same: Guardians, Vol. 2

By: John D. Pepe “Friends are the family we choose for ourselves.” – Novelist Edna Buchanan This quote is strikingly true when it comes to my life. I have many friends that I have known for decades, some almost four. These are the childhood chums that I grew up with. They have become like family…

Daredevil: “Violence, Is It Ever Justified?”

  By: John D. Pepe I had a near fisticuffs about six weeks ago and it made me think of the series Daredevil and our nation’s willingness to embrace violence.  It has been a while since I finished the series but remembering the second season, and the contrast between Daredevil and Punisher’s philosophy of meting…

Comics? Ha! 

  By G.P. Avants   Why do we love comic book heroes? Maybe it’s because their character and spirit have things we can emulate and affect real life. Who wouldn’t want to fly like Superman, shoot webs like Spider-man, or spike up like Wolverine and route out the enemy? Anyone who is reading this blog…

Worn & Torn 

  By G.P. Avants   From my first impression of Logan I observed a tired and weary world. Things have progressed since the last time we have seen Dr. Xavier, Wolverine and the world where humans and mutants co-habitate. Technology has progressed, but the mutants are all but extinct. Oddly, humans have become a distant colder species….

Nothing Stronger than a Father’s Love

by R3 With Marvel and Fox’s next film in the X-Men universe on the horizon, I’d thought that we could take a brief look into the X-23 character that will be featured in the movie Logan. I would be lying if I said that my family is perfect. There are differences, battles and things that…

Kubo and the Two Sides

By R3 I recently watched and thoroughly enjoyed the film Kubo and the Two Strings and all it’s visual glory. Like any LAIKA film, it’s a mind explosion of both story and motion-capture art, but keeping with the LAIKA tradition of making you reflect as you walk away from the movie. Kubo and the Two…

Hooray for the Underdog!

  By G.P. Avants, Rudy Rodriguez and R.P. Avants   This is our 100th blog entry at God Among Geeks! Before we rush into this issue, we wanted to choose a special theme that really talked about what we are about. We chose four characters whose life really typify the meaning of a hero. They…

He who Has Ears to Hear

  By G.P. Avants   In the Netflix series, Dare Devil, we come to meet Matt Murdock. He is a blind lawyer who sees justice from a different perspective. His father’s lessons as a boxer, remind him that the real fight isn’t always what you see outside, but what’s inside a person that matters. In…