Friday, February 12, 2010

2010 Twomorrows Subscription Rates!

Just got this email from John Morrow at Twomorrows, and I thought I'd pass it along to all of you. These are really great prices, especially for the Digital Edition!

Our new 2010 subscription rates are below, and I'm pleased to announce that for customers outside the US, we’ve just dramatically CUT THE COST to get our magazines! Canadian subscribers now save $1 per issue, and other international subscribers save $4-5 per issue! Plus we have new LOWER INTERNATIONAL SURFACE MAIL RATES for all online orders!

If you haven't checked out our books and mags in a while due to the cost of shipping from the US, please be sure to stop by and see what we've been up to lately. And whether you order our products at your local comics shop or directly from us, thanks for your continued support of TwoMorrows!

Best regards,
John Morrow
TwoMorrows Publishing
10407 Bedfordtown Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27614
fax 919-449-0327

Cool Stuff!

Let's see what photos I have to share with you this time... although first a reminder, these aren't things I actually own myself (unless I say otherwise)... so if you see something cool you've got to have, I'd recommend searching on eBay (where I first found these)!

More after the jump!

Give-A-Show Fridays: Jonny Quest and the Flintstones!

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Random Acts of Geekery Video Blog #1!

First time out for doing one of these, and yeah, it's a bit long, but I should get more succinct the more of these I do! And now it's been fixed so it's not reversed!

By the 10's: Rocky Lane Western!

Time for another gallery of comics covers by the 10's, and this time around, it's Rocky Lane Western! Above is issue 10's cover!

Cool Stuff: Original Comic Art!

First up in today's presentation of original comic art is page 1 from World's Finest #73, by Curt Swan!

Can you believe I've been doing this blog for 5 years now?

Yes, that's right, today marks the five-year anniversary of The Random Acts of Geekery! Don't have anything in particular scheduled to celebrate it... but I would like to thank all of you who read this blog, whether it's daily, every couple of days, or whenever you've got an extra couple of hours to kill! It doesn't matter if you're a new reader, or one of those few who've been here from the very beginning, I appreciate you all!

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Children's Book Theatre: Jetsons Coloring Book, Part 6!

Judy's won the Jet Screamer songwriting contest, despite George's substituting Elroy's code for her song!

More after the jump!

Cool Stuff: yes, More Superman Stuff!


The first item of this batch of Superman collectibles is this nifty pendant, year of manufacture unknown!

Monday, February 08, 2010

Cool South American DC & Marvel Toys!

A very good friend of the Random Acts of Geekery, Ramiro from Argentina, has been sending me photos of some very cool superhero toys available in his part of the world since October, and I figured it was high time I show some of them off to you guys!

First up is this Batmobile with Batman and Robin, as well as a Batcycle with Batgirl! Kind of makes me wonder why AHI never got around to doing a Batgirl Batcycle!

These Fantastic Four-related stickers look to be part of a larger set, and I hope Ramiro will send me more of the rest of these!

Batcycle with capeless Batman!

Batboat by Gulliver (I believe Gulliver made all the Batman toys here)

These bottle caps were available on Pepsi bottles down in South America!

Here's a poster checklist (or maybe two different posters for two releases) for all the Marvel ones! I'd love to see all these bottle caps!

A couple of posters for the DC caps, which makes it obvious that they were intended to be used as checkers!

And lastly, but nowhere near least, here's a Batmobile that Gulliver made that included Wonder Woman and Batgirl instead of Batman and Robin (along with another Batgirl Batcycle)! It appears to me that the figures were designed for riding motorcycles, which means there should be a Wonder Woman motorcycle out there!

Many thanks to Ramiro for sending me these photos! I hope he'll send me even more, and I'll try to make sure I post them much sooner!

By the 10's: Red Ryder Comics!

If the cover is to be believed, it appears that Red Ryder Comics was another anthology title that reprinted newspaper comic strips -- at least at the beginning!

Issue 10!

Monster Monday!

Ordinarily, I'm not a big fan of two-color poster designs... but I have to admit that this poster for "Frankenstein Created Woman" is extremely well-done!

More after the jump!