Comic Review: Avengers #1

The Background- It is a new age for Marvel.  This time it is not so much about rekindling readership, but the company’s hands were kind of forced.  A new editor-in-chief in C.B. Cebulski, mastermind Brian Michael Bendis has moved on, and Dan Slott’s impressive reign on Amazing Spider-Man is coming to an end. What better way…

Sunday Mise en Place (Apr. 23 to 29, ‘018)

A peak at my home page and I think it is pretty evident what I am up to. I am thoroughly enjoying my time at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Obviously, this is a pretty significant week in my calendar, and with all of my updates I am sure that you weren’t expecting a…

Movie Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Ten years and seventeen major motion pictures have all lead to this moment- well, sixteen movies, but I will get to that. Avengers: Infinity War is the culminating moment that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been leading to. Sitting in the theatre waiting for the show to begin you can feel the anticipation of something…

Comic Review: Infinity Countdown #1

The Background  The wait is finally over.  As the Infinity Stones are about to be reunited in the Marvel Cinematic universe at the end of this month, so too are the powerful crystals returning to the comic book world.  There has been a lot of lead up to this major event with each stone appearing…

5 Must See Movies in April ‘018

With today marking the official release of Ready Player One, nobody really cares about what flicks are dropping in April.  Oh, wait!  A last-minute move by the Marvel Cinematic Universe has suddenly made the 27th the most important date in the cinematic calendar.  Set for a May date, the culmination of all those Marvel movies…

2017 Green Onion Awards

Welcome to the second annual Green Onion Awards! Also known as The Onions! Recipients of these awards neither care nor know that they won but, that won’t stop me. The Onions are prestigious in my mind. The votes (my vote) are in for the best of 2017, and it is time to announce the year’s…

Must See Movies in 2018

Whether you felt that 2017 was full of disappointing films, or it was a great year, there is no denying that this next year will have some treats in store. Long-awaited sequels, major stand-alones, and the culmination of significant franchises, it is all happening in the next twelve months. Here is a quick list of…

Avengers: Infinity War Trailer

I went into today planning on doing a review on Thor: Ragnorak. Which I will do right now: So. Bloody. Good. I wanted to talk about the fantastic cinematic adventure it was, and how Marvel has made movies an absolute blast. How Thor had a perfect blend of action, adventure, comedy, and stakes. Plus, the…

Live Blog Feed from Edmonton Expo: Day Two

Good morning! And welcome back to the Green Onion Blog. It is day two of my live feed directly from Edmonton Comics and Entertainment Expo. If you are a fan of comics, cons, or pop culture this is the post for you. A live blog feed works like this: During the day I will be…

Live Blog Feed from Edmonton Expo: Day One

Greetings all of my friends, followers, and geeks of all pop cultures! This weekend I have a special treat for you, as the Green Onion Blog goes live! For the next two days I will be taking in all there is at the Edmonton Comics and Entertainment Expo! So, if you like… stuff. Y’know, like…