Welcome to New Asgard

” I have waited long enough to write this piece. As we are about 45 minutes from seeing Avengers: End Game again. As we venture back into the Marvel Universe I am reminded that change is pivotal, poignant, and purposeful for each heroes dramatic arc.”   By G. P. Avants With the events of Thanos’s…

Shazamily

  By G.P. Avants Billy Batson was born into a world where parents were negligent and absent and superheroes were vigilant and very present. As he tries to find his lost long mother he is hounded by uncertain destiny. It keeps him on the run and never finding a place where he truly feels he…

The Executioner’s Redemption

Have I ever told you the tale of Skurge the Executioner? No? Well grab a chair and some hot cocoa and I will tell you about Skurge and how a character with the name like “Skurge the Executioner” could have more in common with you than you think . Of all the things to do…

Shut up, Ned! 

By G. P. Avants When a superhero takes a new turn in the direction of their life they are not the only one to adapt to a new situation. Like Micheal Keaton stated in Spider-man Homecoming, “The world is changing, boys. It’s time for us to change, too.” There is something about a retelling of a…

Iron Fist “Duality of Life”

          By: John D. Pepe       The first time I watched the Iron Fist series I was left with a feeling of disappointment. It just seemed to miss that “something” that the other Netflix Marvel Series had.  I reluctantly decided to give it a second viewing, but watched with…

The Fast Track of Destiny

  By G.P. Avants   I finally got into the second season of the Flash. It’s taking me time to get up to speed, but we have now learned along with Barry Allen, what the Speed Force is. His journey has taken him places that he could never imagine and has affected all us in…

Rogue One: Must We Fear the Man from Mustafar?

  By G. P. Avants   We all saw it coming. His unmistakable shadow was cast across the big screen. In the murky air of a volatile planet, Darth Vader loomed larger than life, though he was a harbinger of death. Rogue One took us to his castle on the fiery planet of Mustafa, where…

Rogue One: Walking Blind

  By G.P. Avants   In Rogue One we come to a dark chapter in galactic history. The Jedi are all but extinct, while the Empire breathes a sigh of relief. What is left behind, in their eyes, are blind fools clinging to an antiquated religion whose time has passed. They have even gone so…

Time Will Tell How Much I Love You

  By G.P. Avants   Dr. Stephen Strange was a man of means. He had everything a rock and roll living genuine brain surgeon needed. Unfortunately, he also had an ego that often got him in trouble pretty much all the time. The good doctor never valued time or people as important in his life. He…

A Powerful Ally; The Living Force (Part IV)

    “Don’t underestimate the Force.” – Darth Vader   By G.P. Avants   The force is unseen Yet binds all life; It protects what’s good In the midst of strife. It’s a mind that’s open To hear your voice Wisdom unequalled Who gives free choice. It bears the weight Of galaxies un-numbered, Yet can…

 A Powerful Ally; The Living Force (Part II)

  By G.P. Avants     “Close your eyes. Feel it. The light…it’s always been there. It will guide you.”                        -Maz Kanata       Eyes shut Darkness falls, Yet something different Begins to call. A voice, A whisper, That gentle nudge That directs you down The path you trudge.   You feel…

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…