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SDCC 2012- The Coma Experience

Each year, more and more events at Comic Con expand out of the Convention Center and into downtown San Diego. One of the best this year is The Coma Experience, A&E’s huge setup promoting the upcoming Ridley/ Tony Scott miniseries coming this Fall.  The outdoor hospital is a fully immersive, interactive exhibit which gives attendees a look at the upcoming series.

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SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party

DC Comics is stepping up their game and expanding into the 3.75 in scale of figures, and while fans thought there were only two figures to start, it turns out there’s a whole Corp on deck. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party” »

Shoot First and Ask Yourself Questions Later with Spec Ops: The Line

With a market oversaturated with mediocre military shooters, developers really have to offer something special to make their title stand out amongst a sea of mindless Call of Duty clones.  Spec Ops: The Line does just that, delivering an experience that focuses on the human condition instead of glorifying war and a narrative that puts the player in impossible situations and then rubs their face in the consequences.  A tight package all around, but the daring storytelling alone makes this one of the best titles to come out of the genre in years.

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SDCC 2012- Mattel

During Preview night the Mattel cases had a lot of empty space, full of small signs telling fans to come to the panels to find out what will fill the cases through the rest of the convention. There were however some fun surprises in store on the floor.  Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattel” »

SDCC 2012- Hasbro

At preview night Hasbro showed off some of the best dioramas on the show floor. There was a few new items in the cases with a few mysterious customs thrown in the mix as well. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Hasbro” »

Comics Korner: Minutemen #2 Review

The biggest comic convention in the world starts up this week, but that doesn’t mean there’s any shortage of excitement on the comic racks.  Namely, Darwyn Cooke’s Minutemen #2, which singlehandedly validates the very existence of the Before Watchmen series.  Read on to find out why.

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SDCC 2012- Preview Night

New Green Lanterns from DC CollectiblesThe first night of Comic Con is overwhelming for a first time visitor. The lines are long and people are herded into sections of the Convention Center like cattle, just waiting to be released on to the convention floor.

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The Lightning Gremlin Sparks Up Your Creature Collection

NECA’s Lightning Gremlin is starting to hit Toys R Us, and the exclusive figure is definitely different than the other creatures we’ve seen so far.

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Will the Dark Knight Rise to the Occasion?

 

A thirteen minute preview for the Dark Knight Rises showed up this week on YouTube. The featurette gives glimpses at new scenes from the movie and some information on the plot. Is this new look at the movie enough to raise the excitement for the final installment of the Batman trilogy? Continue reading “Will the Dark Knight Rise to the Occasion?” »

First Look at One of Pacific Rim’s Massive Jaegers

There’s not many things going down at Comic Con I am more excited for than Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim, and it’s been cranked up to eleven with this awesome new teaser poster!

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