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Friday Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Gallery!

Posted  May 22, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

After coming off a busy weekend at Wizard World Philly, our man in the tri-state region Adam Etheridge raced over to the New Jersey Coast for another busy weekend to cover the inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Con. As an event organized by a team that included a couple of Marvel Comics’ top event people, it’s no […]

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Five Reasons To Pick Up Garth Ennis’ ‘Crossed’

Posted  May 21, 2015  by  Elizabeth Trinket

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and there is nothing better than a little gore to brighten up an already bright day. Welcome to the world of Crossed, written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by Jacen Burrows. This world of blood, death, sex, and gore is exactly what you need for a sunny […]

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Unlike The Con, Nauticon Gallery Isn’t 21+ – Much

Posted  May 19, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Before the tourist season starts in Provincetown, Mass., the very last resort on the very tip of Cape Cod, the Provincetown Inn, is completely taken over by Nauticon. The name is both a reference to the nautical nature of P-town (as it is known), which still has a working fishing fleet, and the fact that […]

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Sunday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted  May 18, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here and the Saturday gallery is here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back […]

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Saturday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted  May 17, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, […]

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Experience The Gravity of ‘VVVVVV’

Posted  May 16, 2015  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we explore the depths of space in a simple yet punishing platformer – VVVVVV! You are Viridian, captain of The Ship! You are traveling through space when suddenly things go very wrong! You order everyone to evacuate and jump through a teleporter to safety – only you’re the only one […]

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Friday Atlantic City Boardwalk Con Gallery!

Posted  May 22, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

After coming off a busy weekend at Wizard World Philly, our man in the tri-state region Adam Etheridge raced over to the New Jersey Coast for another busy weekend to cover the inaugural Atlantic City Boardwalk Con. As an event organized by a team that included a couple of Marvel Comics’ top event people, it’s no […]

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Five Reasons To Pick Up Garth Ennis’ ‘Crossed’

Posted  May 21, 2015  by  Elizabeth Trinket

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and there is nothing better than a little gore to brighten up an already bright day. Welcome to the world of Crossed, written by Garth Ennis and illustrated by Jacen Burrows. This world of blood, death, sex, and gore is exactly what you need for a sunny […]

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Unlike The Con, Nauticon Gallery Isn’t 21+ – Much

Posted  May 19, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Before the tourist season starts in Provincetown, Mass., the very last resort on the very tip of Cape Cod, the Provincetown Inn, is completely taken over by Nauticon. The name is both a reference to the nautical nature of P-town (as it is known), which still has a working fishing fleet, and the fact that […]

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Sunday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted  May 18, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here and the Saturday gallery is here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back […]

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Saturday Wizard World 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted  May 17, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia,was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center and our man Adam Etheridge got enough photos to have separate galleries for all three days. You can check out the gallery of photos from Friday here. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, […]

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Experience The Gravity of ‘VVVVVV’

Posted  May 16, 2015  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we explore the depths of space in a simple yet punishing platformer – VVVVVV! You are Viridian, captain of The Ship! You are traveling through space when suddenly things go very wrong! You order everyone to evacuate and jump through a teleporter to safety – only you’re the only one […]

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Avengers: Age of Meh-tron

Posted  May 15, 2015  by  Byron D. Zero

Joss Whedon’s swan song with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (at least in the film world — he holds on to his connection to the still struggling TV show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.)  is here, so how did it fair? Well let’s find out. Fair warning, there will be MAJOR COMPLETE SPOILERS, so if you haven’t seen it […]

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Friday Wizard World Philly 2015 Cosplay Gallery From Adam Etheridge!

Posted  May 15, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

One of the linchpin conventions in the Wizard World Empire is held in the City of Brotherly Love, and this year our man in the area, Adam Etheridge, was there to get photos of the great cosplayers. The convention, officially called Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, was held last weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. […]

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‘Supergirl’ Teaser Makes Me Super Worried

Posted  May 13, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

The extended, 6.5 minute-long teaser for the upcoming CBS series Supergirl is available on YouTube now, and as I was watching it, all I could think of was that it must be a Saturday Night Live parody. You know, like the one SNL did that made fun of the fact that Marvel/Disney clearly has no idea […]

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New Hampshire Ren Faire 2015 Gallery!

Posted  May 13, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

It’s mid-May and that means the medieval revelry can be heard in the New Hampshire woods around Kingston, all because of the New Hampshire Renaissance Faire.  This is our second year covering this small, fun faire, and it grew noticeably since last year. There were roughly 25 percent more vendors, a new list (arena) for mounted […]

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Steampunk Returns to Waltham – Watch City Festival Gallery

Posted  May 12, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

After taking a year off in 2014, the Watch City Steampunk Festival returned to the Common in Waltham, Mass. Unlike previous years, in which it ran for two days, this year the festival was only held on Saturday, May 9. That meant that it was more crowded and full of people enjoying the alternative version of […]

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Kirby Krackle’s Latest Might Just Be The Crossover Nerd Rock Needs

Posted  May 11, 2015  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

(Ed. Note: This is the first in an irregular series of nerd music reviews by the amazingly talented cosplayer and musician Gregg Snider, AKA Wonderllama Cosplay.) Combining power-pop and big hooks with nerdilicious lyrics about comics, video games and movies, Kirby Krackle (singer-songwriter Kyle Stevens) all but created the nerd-rock niche with their eponymous 2009 […]

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Top Picks for Free Comic Book Day 2015

Posted  May 10, 2015  by  Byron D. Zero

Another Free Comic Book Day has come and there were quite a few juicy tidbits for upcoming events from various comic book companies, from Marvel to Archie Comics. For the uninitiated, Free Comic Book Day is where various companies give out teaser issues of established comic storylines or preview comics of upcoming events to bring […]

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‘Binding Of Isaac’ Has Serious Mommy Issues, Serious Fun

Posted  May 9, 2015  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we’re diving into a messy title that’s equal parts gross and ideologically provocative — The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth! WARNING: This game is (very loosely) based on an artistic interpretation of religion and involves no shortage of eyebrow-raising oddities. The content of this game, and thus what is discussed in […]

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Anime Boston 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Cantera Images!

Posted  May 8, 2015  by  Rodney Brown

We are not yet finished with the excellent time that was Anime Boston this year. Below you can find the gallery of photos from our contributor Cantera Image. Manny set up right next to the table we had to promote our August 15 convention, Cosplay And Photography Expo, and got some amazing images. I even […]

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