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12 09, 2011

Countdown to Avengers

By |2017-03-17T00:52:50-04:00September 12th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Shortly after the launch of this blog, news came out about the new approach that Marvel was taking with some of its movies. Four years ago, we were hopeful about the idea, but skeptical that it could come to pass. Following this project has been a delight and I for one marvel (pun intended) that [...]

17 08, 2011

CT’s Road Trip, part 1: Readin’ in the Car

By |2018-08-18T15:30:58-04:00August 17th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Followers of the blog may be aware that I, CT, currently reside in Tallahassee, Florida. But this wasn't always the case. In fact, Nerd Lunch began as a gathering of the regular bloggers here back when we all lived in the Champaign, Illinois area. Recently, I took a trip back home and some nerdy [...]

25 07, 2011

Shadowmasters: Rebooted

By |2017-03-17T00:52:51-04:00July 25th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |3 Comments

We've been winding down our series of Reboot articles, but I just saw Captain America: The First Avenger over the weekend. Soooo good. For the longtime Marvel fan, one of the real treats was seeing the Howling Commandos on the big screen. Lots of the details were changed --- most notably, taking Sgt. Fury out [...]

4 07, 2011

My Cup of Cups Runneth Over

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 4th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

Having just purchased "The Thirst Avenger" aka Captain America Tri-Cup Coolatta from Dunkin Donuts, I decided to dig out all the super hero-themed novelty plastic cups I have. (Focusing on plastic here, not glass. Glass might be another post.) Much to my surprise, they were all from places I never/rarely frequent these days.Most of them [...]

2 07, 2011

(Nerd) Lunch Special: The Thirst Avenger!

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00July 2nd, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Okay, this is technically not called "The Thirst Avenger," but Dunkin Donuts missed out on a really apropos name for any one of their new Captain America: The First Avenger-themed drinks.Over the past few years, very few super hero themed food products have grabbed my attention. The Hostess cakes that I chose for my Atomic [...]

26 06, 2011

DC Reboot: The “Marvel 52”

By |2017-03-17T00:52:52-04:00June 26th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Actually, this post really isn't about the DC Reboot/Relaunch at all, but it is inspired by it. Stealing a topic idea from Comic Book Resources, I decided to do a little creative exercise. Essentially, the question is, "What Would Be My 'Marvel 52'?" The key word here is "my." What I have detailed below is [...]