World of Warcraft | Out of the Garrison

When Warlords first came out, I thought garrisons were the coolest thing since sliced bread. I couldn’t stop logging in. I was there through remote desktop every chance I could to send my followers out and gathering up resources. Jump ahead a few months – most of my followers and buildings maxed out, I’m turning …

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Comic Reviews for this Week

Here are my reviews for what was in my comic bag this week. The Sandman: Overture #1 (of 6) 10 out of 10 My favorite book this week. I’ve never been a big reader of Sandman before, but this may get me to go back and read all of the old issues. Everything about the …

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Looking for Book to Ink – Day 1

Today marks the official beginning of my campaign to find a comic book to ink. It doesn’t have to be a regular gig, or even a full issue, but I’ve been practicing and getting my hand back, and I’m ready to get a fresh credit to my name as an inker. To be more specific, …

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Ruzzle! = Pixelated Crack

I’ve started playing a new phone and tablet game with my friends and family lately called Ruzzle. It’s a quick word game, taking two minutes a round to play, and has been amazingly addictive. I’m open to new friends playing, so look me up as “jeffrwhiting” in the game.

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The Bookshelf – Amazing Spider-man

I’m up to issue 34 in my quest to read every issue of the Amazing Spider-man! Still in the original Stan Lee/Steve Ditko era. The characters have continued to evolve. Peter has broken up with Betty Brant, and good riddance. Every panel she’s in is an old dramatic romance illustration. She’s far too emo to …

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Out of the Game – 1 Month

I’ve been away from Wow for an entire month now, and am not really missing it all that much. There are some stray thoughts now and then, and I’m sure I’ll drift back in at some point, but I’m thinking I might start fresh if I do, with a new character on a new server. …

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The Bookshelf – Amazing Spider-man

Continuing my reading of the complete Amazing Spider-man run, I did issues 8 – 14 on day 2. From 1963 and ’64 – Featuring appearances by Electro, Mysterio and the Green Goblin, also the Vulture and Doc Ock return. Peter finds a romantic interest with Betty Brant, and Liz Allan starts following his around. He …

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The Bookshelf – Amazing Spider-man

Since I stopped gaming a few weeks ago, I have a lot more time for reading. As a nod to his 50th anniversary, I’m going for a complete read of all 700 issues of the Amazing Spider-man – 1963 to present. I started reading yesterday, and it’s taking me longer than I thought it would, actually …

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Brainstorming

In my case, more like a light shower. I don’t need anything more to do on my plate with everything going on in my life, but I’m feeling creatively void lately. Maybe I just have more time to think now that I’m not distracted so much by gaming. It’s been a long time since I’ve …

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