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About: John Eckes

Nine months before John was born his parents had sex. Born and raised in the cultural bubble that is the far Upper-Midwest, geek culture was John’s outlet to the outside world. John’s love of imagination and storytelling led him to passionately embrace the worlds of comics, TV, and film. It is a source of constant joy in John’s life that he wakes up every day with new avenues of geekdom to explore. In his brief stint on the planet, John has been everything from a dishwasher to a soldier serving a single tour in Iraq. John graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BA in English and currently resides in Grand Forks, ND, where he does stuff (and also things).

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My Beef With The Batman Part 2: How We Fix The Bat

3 Submitted by on Fri, 13 November 2015, 09:59
I love the Batman. My youngest years were spent almost completely on the Marvel side of things, but I always had a place in my heart for the Dark Knight Detective. A few weeks ago while playing Arkham Knight, I hit upon the realization that while we still all seem to love Batman, we’ve  also grown to resent Bruce Wayne, as Continue Reading...
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My Beef With The Batman Part 1: Timewarp

2 Submitted by on Fri, 06 November 2015, 08:59
Batman is perhaps the biggest superhero ever. The character has been around so long and has had been so successfully translated into all forms of media beyond the comics that started it all. Batman has been so thoroughly integrated into the pop culture even if someone hasn’t digested one piece of Batman media they still know who the Caped Crusader is. Yep, Continue Reading...
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Big Finishing Move: ‘Doom Coalition’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 30 October 2015, 08:59
Greetings fellow carbon-based life forms and welcome to Big Finishing Move. I have chiseled away at the great walls of the internet to provide you all with this lovely little safe haven  on OneOfUs.net stuffed with delicious reviews of some of the biggest Big Finish audio releases. It is my pleasure to give them a listen and let you know Continue Reading...
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Big Finishing Move ‘Doctor Who: The Sixth Doctor – The Last Adventure’

0 Submitted by on Mon, 19 October 2015, 06:59
Greetings to all and welcome to Big Finishing Move, the little shack I’ve cobbled together somewhere on the side of the Information Superhighway serving up fresh piping-hot reviews of Big Finish audio releases. Today’s special is a rather large meal as we are looking at Colin Baker’s sixth Doctor’s regeneration story in the aptly named “The Sixth Doctor – The Continue Reading...
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Let’s Look At ‘Amazing Spider-Man #1’

3 Submitted by on Fri, 09 October 2015, 14:59
Spider-Man is and always will be my favorite superhero. My own identity as a comics fan and the wall-crawler are so intertwined that I can honestly say without any sense of hyperbole that I would not be the man I am today without Spidey. I care what people do with Peter Parker, I swore off Marvel entirely for two years due Continue Reading...
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