Free Comic Book Day 2019

Today was any comic book fans' Christmas, the day that shops are guaranteed to have some great deals and hand out some free books.  The books vary from year to year, but there's always something for everyone. I've been taking my kids the past few years, and this year was no exception.  I love their … Continue reading Free Comic Book Day 2019

Book Review: From a Certain Point of View(2017)

I've been meaning to get my hands on this book for a while, as it is a collection of short stories set around the end of Rogue One and continuing to the end of A New Hope.  A lot of the material is familiar to a die-hard Star Wars fan, and the stories themselves are … Continue reading Book Review: From a Certain Point of View(2017)

Star Wars Episode 7: Watching The Force Awakens With My Kids

This weekend I continued introducing my kids to the Star Wars saga.  We've watched the entire original trilogy, along with episodes 1 and 2.  I've noticed that I enjoy what I had previously viewed as the weaker entries in the series more when I've watched it with them.  Their enthusiasm is infectious! The movie started … Continue reading Star Wars Episode 7: Watching The Force Awakens With My Kids

There Ain’t No Birthday Like a Tokyo Disney Spooky Boo Birthday!

Two days ago my son turned 5.  So, taking the opportunity to do something crazy for his birthday(other than taking him to Japan), we took the whole family to Tokyo Disney. The morning began simply enough.  We got up with the sun, ate, and made our way quickly to the train station.  It was an … Continue reading There Ain’t No Birthday Like a Tokyo Disney Spooky Boo Birthday!

Thrawn #6

The conclusion to Jody Houser and Luke Ross's adaptation of Timothy Zahn's Thrawn novel. The Cover The cover features Thrawn front and center in his trademark white uniform.  His fleet is off to the side.  In the background looming over him are Vader and The Emperor.  The cover is smooth and crisp, like an officer's … Continue reading Thrawn #6