SDCC ’16: Star Wars Rogue One
While Disney and Lucasfilm decided no to have a Rogue One: A Star Wars Story panel this year they did however bring some of the costumes from the movie and have them on display in the Star Wars pavilion on the exhibiters floor. While it’s always great to see... Read more
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Impressions
Normally on Fridays I review this weeks new comic books but as we all know this is no normal week. Between the upcoming holidays and the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens this weeks new comic book review will be posted on Monday. This will be a spoiler... Read more
2015 Holiday Gift Guide Part 2
Getting that special geek or nerd in your life the perfect gift can be very difficult. In PART 1 I covered some Blu-Ray discs that are good picks for the holidays. In this installment I will give some choices for geek toys that are fun and can be on... Read more
Pinball & Video Game Artwork Part 2
One of the things that makes both pinball and video game machines fascinating beyond the game play of the machine is the artwork. It is one of the most important parts of the machine because its sole job is to visually entice someone to spend money on playing the... Read more
Long Beach Comic Con 2015: Car Parade
There are a lot of things to like about the Long Beach Comic Con but one that you see there over other conventions is the homemade recreation of automobiles from movies and television series. While shows like SDCC has the authentic cars on display, LBCC has a nice promenade... Read more
Long Beach Comic Con 2015 Cosplay Part 2
Were back with our second batch of cosplay at the Long Beach Comic Con fall show. There were a ton of great costumes and people were being very creative with them to. There were a lot of outside the box ideas along with the usual ton of Deadpools. Contributor Jim... Read more
Long Beach Comic Con 2015 Cosplay Part 1
Long Beach Comic Con 2015 was overflowing this year with lots of great cosplay and there were a lot of unique and outside the box costumes. The cosplayers that really impress me are the ones that really try to come up with unusual costumes of more obscure characters or... Read more
SDCC 2015: LEGO
Lego is one of the best-selling toys worldwide and every year at San Diego Comic Con they are consistently one of the busiest booths on the show floor. While their exclusives are highly sought after at the show they do one thing that no other toy company does at... Read more
Get A LIfe Internet
Over the past couple of days there have been some geek/nerd internet hate stories that really makes me mad. It seems that the internet has tuned into a cesspool of hate, bile and entitlement. When I started Pop Culture Maven I wanted a haven from the negative things that... Read more
Long Beach Comic Con Expo 2015
Over the weekend the Long Beach Comic Con Expo was in town and this was the biggest expo yet. Moving to the huge arena at the Long Beach convention center this marked the continuing expansion of the spring expo event. This was the second year that the expo was... Read more