Atomic Moocast #75: Kyle Roberts and The Dark Hours Return!

Posted in Atomic Moo, Comic & Graphic Novels, General on April 17th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Wondercon is about to start and I need to post this Moocast before that happens! Ahhh!

Okay, I feel much better now, and you should too because a shiny new Atomic Moocast is now online and ready to be heard! Kyle Roberts returns for this episode to talk about the 2nd issue of the Dark Hours comic and attending Wondercon this weekend.Comic Page Like before Kyle was a great guest, and should you be attending the con this weekend, be sure to stop by his booth and by a great indie comic! Also, we’re going to have a limited amount of Atomic Moo Buttons at his table, so don’t miss your chance to get Atomic Moo’s first ever batch of promo stuff! Keen!

Anyways folks, it’s time to Moocast! So, charge on over to your fridge and secure a tasty beverage; then dive roll into comfy chair and brace yourself! You’re just moments away from hitting play and hearing the best damn podcast your friends don’t know about!

Enjoy!

Free music used by the Atomic Moo cast is royalty free and was created and composed by Kevin MacLeod and can be found at Incompetech.com. Please support this site!

Songs used:

  • Kool Katz
  • As I Figure
  • Who Likes to Party

Show Notes and Links

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TF2 Skeleton Dance!

Posted in Fan Film, Film & Animation, Geek Art, Geekery, General, Parody on April 17th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Via Geeks are Sexy: Okay, I saw the Team Fortress 2 (TF2) take on the classic Disney cartoon, Silly Symphony, and I thought, “yeah that’s cool. I should post about that.” Then I decided to watch the classic Cartoon it’s based on and…Skeletondance that thing is really kind of creepy! Disturbing to a point that if you’re doing a lot of drugs, don’t watch the classic because you might pull your face off. And nobody wants that.

Anyways, Jesse Baumgartner on the Youtube has produced this funny video that parodies the classic Disney Cartoon but this time with TF2 characters. It’s good!

Enjoy!

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Amazing Geeky Cakes of Cakecrumbs!

Posted in Geek Art, General, Nerd Craft on April 15th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Via Deviant Art: So, Chudd and I are a couple of fellers that like cake. Well, any sweet pastry or bake good slathered in chocolate, ice cream, is pretty much okay by us; however today I found some cakes that I almost wouldn’t eat. Almost.

Check out these really great looking cakes by Australian creative Cakecrumbs! Cakecrumbs (aka Rhiannon) does a wonderful job of mixing art and baking to produce some really fun looking bake goods. She also has a website where you can see more of her great work. I’ve posted a small example of some of the more pop-culture related cakes, but go check out her site to see some really tasty looking stuff.

Enjoy!

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Tonk Tonk Toccta Robot Slaps!

Posted in Geek Art, Geekery, General on April 13th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Okay, so Slaps are sticker art. I know this now. I didn’t know it before, but know I know this, and I like it. My introduction to Slaps came via Wayne Wolfson (aka B. Wolfe) a sticker artist who started doing slaps when he came up with the idea for a retro looking robot called Tonk Tonk Toccta.ww-tonk Since creating Tonk, B. Wolf has created a bunch of original hand drawn stickers, printed on vinyl, which have traveled to such places as Australia, Serbia, and Brazil (Ótimo!), and many more! Check out his flickr page to see all the places Tonk Tonk Toccta Robot has been. You can find out more about B. Wolf and his slaps at his website, waynewolfson.com. I’ve posted a few sample images below, but go check out the link above for the full gallery!

Enjoy!

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The Last Templar Kickstarter!

Posted in Comic & Graphic Novels, General on April 12th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Good evening El Moochadores! Our good buddy, and fellow brethren Moo Sir Noel is a budding independent comic creator and recently he launched a kickstarter campaign to fund his latest comic, The Last Templar! Here’s the synopsis:

A Templar from the fourth Crusade is inadvertently sent to a future where there is no such thing as religion or God. This barbarous warrior of God is not sure where or even when he is yet is convinced he is in purgatory and vows to make every unholy soul pay. This book is for mature readers as there is violence, suggestive nudity and adult themes. Were offer the book on several different platforms in varies formats. The colored versions of the book are hand painted in water color. Every signal contributor will be thanked in the back of the book at every level. Below is a list of the different pledge levels.

So go check out the kickstarter or visit Brandon’s Facebook for more information about the book and how to support Destiny Comics. Oh, here’s another reason to pick up an issue: There’s an Atomic Moo ad inside. Yup, our very first advertisement in a comic book!

I’ve posted a few images from the model shoot included in the book below along with the Kickstarter promo video.

Enjoy!

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Minimus

Posted in Film & Animation, General on April 11th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Via Geek Tyrant: Good afternoon El Moochadores (boa tarde em Português…)! There really isn’t enough gladiator comedy out there. We got Life of Brian and Mel Brooks’s History of the World and that’s about it. I think. Well anyways, now we Minimus! This funny short film, by Future Shorts has an almost Monty Python like feel to it that I really enjoyed. Check it out and hopefully in the future we’ll get to see more funny romps through world history!

Enjoy!

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Batman: Strange Days

Posted in Film & Animation, General on April 10th, 2014 by Mister Trog

Bruce Timm’s Batman 75th Anniversary Short

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Via Kitty Honey Cosplay: Good evening El Moochadores! To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Batman, DC Entertainment and Bruce Timm have produced this animated short titled Batman: Strange Days! The Animation is a throw back to Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27. I’ve also included a small featurette from DC Entertainment which includes an interview with Bruce Timm about the animation.

Enjoy!

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Atomic Moo Comic Book Review of IT CAME!

Posted in Comic & Graphic Novels, General on April 9th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Ladies and gentlemen, you’re about to meet Grurk. He’s an indestructible robot from another planet and, in true b-movie form, he’s here to smash the 1950′s English country side in the wonderful graphic novel, It Came! Created by Dan Boultwood this hard bound collection of It Came comics is a funny and thrilling new graphic novel published by Titan Books. Here’s the synopsis:

1958. Driving through the British countryside, unthinkingly misogynistic space scientist, Dr. Boy Brett, and his companion, Doris Night, pop into a quaint village pub for a cheese ploughman’s…ItCame_5
But waiting for them outside is a most unwelcome visitor: Grurk, an indestructible, monosyllabic robot from outer space, on a mission to harvest the British Blitz spirit for energy!Pursuing Grurk in their Morris Minor, will Boy and Doris be able to save the British from a life without stiff upper lippedness, or will Her Majesty’s Kingdom be forever resigned to a life down in the mouth?

It Came was a treat. The illustration and lay out of the book is excellent. Boultwood has an unique illustration style that simplifies (in a good way!) yet engages the reader. He knows just how to capture the right moments of action and expressions for an exciting story about a mad alien robot. Y’know, our kind of story.ItCame_1 Layered on top of the amazing art work is some of the best humor in comics since Dead Pool. Nothing is taken too serious and the book is full of mock ads, intermissions, and title pages reminiscent of an 1950′s movie going experience. All you need is a box of pop corn and your set. Well, except then your buttery fingers might mess up an excellent graphic novel… Anyways, below I’ve posted a few more sample images from the graphic novel. Unfortunately I couldn’t find a link to purchase the novel on the Titan Books web site, but it is out in store now and it can be purchased online at Barnes & Nobles online store.

Enjoy!

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LARPs: The Series

Posted in Film & Animation, Geekery, General on April 9th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Good morning El Moochadores! Wait, 10:40 am is still morning, right? Anyways, I was recently introduced to a funny, and extremely well produced, web series called LARPs! Or, LARPs: The Series to be more accurate.larps This scripted web series explores the world of larping (Live Action Role-playing) and the five friends who come together to act out a fantasy role-playing game. The whole thing was produced in Canada and was directed by Julian Stamboulieh. Here’s the synopsis:

Five twentysomething friends meet regularly to play in a LARP.Larp'sImageOne We follow these LARPers through their normal lives and see the parallels between the game and the real world. In roleplaying games, it’s not uncommon to see romance, power struggles, and epic confrontations–how does that affect the lives of its players once they take off their armour?

LARPs presents roleplaying as a normal hobby while acknowledging the sometimes eccentric nature of its players. Thousands of men and women roleplay around the globe–LARPs gives its audience a glimpse into their passion while still examining the realities of life outside the game.

The series stars Jonathan Silver as Author, Elizabeth Neale as Shane, Scott Humphrey as Will. More cast and crew information can be found at the LARPs website. Currently all 10 episodes of LARPs’s first season are on YouTube along with a “0″ episode that introduces the cast of characters. LARPs also has a very cool 6 page web-comic (Backstory!) written and illustrated by the talented Mia Goodwin. Below I’ve posted the first 3 episodes along with a sample page of the web-comic.

Enjoy!

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LARPs Episdodes 1-3:

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Deathstroke: Arkham Assassin Fan Film

Posted in Cosplay, Film & Animation on April 7th, 2014 by Mister Trog

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Via Geeks are Sexy: Didn’t we already establish way back in “Hench 101″ that, when facing a target, all participating attackers need to go at the same time? Oh, and it is really okay to stand far away from your opponent when trying to shoot him (or her)? Eh, maybe these guys were playing hooky that day. Anyways… Check out this very cool fan film from Going Nowhere Show (on the youtube) of a very deadly Deathstroke kicking some worthless henchman ass.

Enjoy!

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