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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Return of Centipede

Tonight is the “Winter Finale” of the show, as in, the last episode before we take off for the holidays. And its also the return of Centipede as the central villain. Along with Centipede comes Mike Peterson, the guy with …

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Live From The Comic Shop – Iron Man, Red Rover Charlie, Velvet, Hinterkind, The Fox, Burn The Orphanage, Hellboy in Hell, The Occultist

I’m reviewing live with first looks at today’s releases here at my local comic shop, Conquest Comics in New Jersey, and it’s another week of tough choices so I’m casting my net wide and taking in the comics goodness. We’ve …

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in need of Repairs?

Tonight’s episode is the 9th of the season and called “Repairs.” We meet up with our suspect in a convenience shop, and she’s apparently got something following her. And killing people. If the show was even allowed to use the …

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Well

Episode 8 kicked off tonight with a Thor trailer, basically. And a voiceover about how other realms exist and Norse gods are a thing. Basically this episode is the one where they find an ancient relic and get threatened by …

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode 7

Tonight’s episode is “The Hub” and deals with a lot of classified shield intel, apparently there is a clearance level 8. The episode starts with Coulson and his team retrieving a fellow S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent (Shaw) from an intelligence gathering mission. Watching …

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 6 – F.Z.Z.T.

The episode tonight has Coulson and his team facing down a serial killer, probably of the meta-human kind. Since we had a hiatus on the show last week, some key facts to remember in terms of the team are that …

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Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Episode 5: Betrayals Running Amok?

Tonight’s episode is called “The Girl in the Flower Dress” and is all about Coulson and his team traveling to Asia to rescue a guy with superpowers. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? Of course, there’s also the Skye subplot about wether …

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Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is All About the Acronyms in Episode 4

When I talked to Rich at NYCC this weekend, we were coming up with some ideas for some things I could write for the site, and he mentioned wanting someone to cover Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I already watch the show, …

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Chills & Goosebumps with R.L. Stine at NYCC

I don’t know if you, guys, have seen the  NYCC Swag post, but you’ll recognize me as the one with the gazillion books I have picked up here. As a lover of words and anything book-related i couldn’t pass up …

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CBLDF: Raising a Reader

I’m Mike Hogan in line for CBLDF: Raising a Reader. Info from the NYCC site: Speakers: Charles Brownstein, Colleen AF Venable, Eric Wight, Jennifer Holm, Matt Phelan, Matthew Holm, Meryl Jaffe, Shana Corey Description: An all-star panel of kids comics …

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Honest Tea: The Breaking Bad of Earth-3?

Last month, 10.3 million TV viewers watched as the entrepreneurial venture of Walter White and Jesse Pinkman came to its violent, bloody end. Last Friday afternoon, at a lively and engaging panel, New York Comic Con attendees got to hear …

New York is DOOMED!!!!!

Yes you heard me right, New York is doomed and I am the one who caused it. Sit back and listen close because I’m about to tell you the story of how it all happened. It all started when me …

NYCC Through Google Glass: Being A Walker In The Walking Dead Escape

The following is part of a series of videos by Marq Romero of his NYCC experience using Google Glass. The Walking Dead Escape was an event held outside of NYCC and is the official zombie obstacle course of The Walking …

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NYCC Organizers Face the Fans with a Post-Con Q&A

At 4pm on Sunday afternoon, as the 2013 New York Comic Con was winding down and that familiar mixture of sadness, relief and exhaustion was setting in for the masses at the Javits Convention Center, the braintrust of NYCC gathered …

Taran Killam And IDW’s The Illegitimates Win Over The Crowd

Sunday morning at NYCC, Saturday Night Live actor Taran Killam showed off his new IDW comic The Illegitimates to a full panel of enthusiastic fans. Well, after talking to most people in line, they actually went into the room to …

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Queuing Up for Korra

After marching around queue barriers and getting a decent seat inside, it was time for the awesome-ness to begin. While waiting for everyone to file in songs from the ever great Legend of Korra soundtrack were playing over the speakers. …

NYCC Through Google Glass: Why Glass Is Great For Cons

The following is part of a series of videos by Marq Romero of his NYCC experience using Google Glass.  Like most of you who attended NYCC, I too am going through con withdrawal. Thankfully editing these videos has been helping …

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Toy Q&A: A to Z from Character Designs to Collector Toys

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this panel given it’s short description, but it turned out to be an enjoyable hour of toy talk as the minutes counted down on New York Comic Con 2013. We had a panel …

Over 350 Cosplay Photos From NYCC Day 4

Senior Cosplay Correspondent Endymion Mageto brings you a mega gallery of the best cosplayers from New York Comic Con. Check out his Sunday coverage of Day 4 at NYCC. 

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HANNA-BARBERA AND THE DESIGNS OF ALEX TOTH

Confession time: I’m a bad con attendee. I peruse the panel offerings beforehand and find interesting smaller panels focusing on the history of the comic medium and think ‘yes, I should check this out’. Those intentions are almost always set …