He’s a Dead Ringer for Mr. Tooms

    By G.P. Avants   Let’s flashback: New York City is reeling from the Avenger’s battle with an alien invasion. Mr. Tooms and his crew are given the job of cleaning up the mess. However, as they begin to see the benefits of recycling alien tech, the government steps in and fires these hard…

Walking Among Neeks 

  by G.P. Avants   Welcome back to land of Neeks. Who are Neeks? You know who they are. These are the people in your life who stand out from the crowd, or quietly blend in behind the scenes. Neeks are creative, curious, calculating, (as in Math), and constructive people who are often labeled as…

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…

Web-elution of Spider-Man #3-The Goldilocks of Spider-Man

By: John D. Pepe I would argue, that from what I have seen so far, both from Civil War and the trailer to Spider-Man: Homecoming, that Tom Holland is the Goldilocks of the three incarnations of Spider-Man. Tobey Maguire #1 (too cold): I like the story in the original and I thought that he was…

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…

A Hero that’s to Die For

G.P. Avants We just came off a week of a superhero/sci-fi movie marathon to catch my dad up to speed. Last night we watched The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Andrew Garfield in the supersuit. I was reminded again how personable and relatable Spider-Man can be as a hero. Meet little science guy Jorge. He and…