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Hey     Looks like I have to throw in the towel, this thing ain’t going away as fast as I wanted it to. If I don’t feel better by tomorrow I’m switching from Advil to Cognac. Spotlight #304 will have to wait til next week 🙁   W

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Here’s the first trailer from Marvel for next April’s Avengers: Age Of Ultron.   And the movie poster.

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If you’d like to learn a little more about the comic creators of RAID Studio then look no further than AT&T’s U-Verse Buzz, who posted an excellent 30 minute video profile on four of its members. Our own Anthony Falcone is a member and makes a few appearances on the video. Unfortunately the video can’t be embedded so you’ll need to go to their website.

October 6, 2014 / / Minutiae 6 Comments

My son and I attended the 2014 Hamilton Comic Con at the Hamilton Convention Centre this past Saturday. It was a one day show in its second year; at some point they changed the name from Hammer Town Comic Con but the old URL still worked. I wasn’t able to secure a ticket last year so this was my first…

October 3, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Next up in the DC Animation direct to video hit parade is Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis.

September 5, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Last updated on December 15th, 2015 at 08:27 pmCanadian ToyCon will be held Sunday September 7th, 2014 at the Holiday Inn and Conference Centre in Burlington. Canadian ToyCon is a larger event than the regular Burlington Toy Show.  This year ToyCon will have the vintage arcade and Cosplay Cafe.  Other special attendees will include X-Men of Toronto and Cosplay for…

July 10, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Last updated on October 10th, 2015 at 11:54 pm If you love Transformers, I don’t have to tell you that there is a convention in Canada for everything Transformers.  But if you are excited for all the Transformer action from the latest blockbuster (Transformers: Age of Extinction) and want to get some more “Cybertron-Fun” on, you need to be at…

I’m really not sure about this film. After watching the trailer below everything looks overly stylized, over processed and excessively digital. Have a look and judge for yourself.

May 1, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

This upcoming May 4th/2014 (which is also Star Wars day) is the 80’s Toy Expo at the Delta Meadowvale in Mississauga. And can you think of a better way to celebrate Star Wars day than buying Star Wars toys at a toy show?

April 26, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Spider-fans have a lot of goodies coming their way over the next few months. Amazing Spider-Man relaunches with a new number 1, the second Andrew Garfield film opens up next week, and a new event will pit (almost) every Spider-Man ever against the homicidal Morlun. Senior Marvel Editor Nick Lowe lead and moderated the Spider-Verse panel at C2E2 today and…

April 26, 2014 / / Minutiae 0 Comments

Long time readers are aware that I am pretty big proponent of digital comics. Not as a replacement for the physical paper copies, but rather as an additional option for enjoying the medium. Today at C2E2, I had a chance to listen to Marvel Comics’s panel on some of their digital products and found it quite interesting. Ryan Penagos, Marvel’s…

April 11, 2014 / / Minutiae 1 Comment

Hailed as one of the greatest visions of Batman outside of print, Bruce Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series gave us a definitive take on the caped crusader. Now Timm applies his talents to a new two minute short that appeared on The Cartoon Network Wednesday. Enjoy.

Toronto ComiCon is done for another year. The vendors have packed up and headed home. Convention goers are busy reading those comics they found, or setting up those brand new action figures. And everybody is planning for Fan Expo in August.

I was able to attend the ComiCon on Saturday only. Unfortunately my schedule didn’t allow for me to be there the other two days. But I think I was able to get good insight on the show, even with just attending that one day.