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News From Comic Con

Well, another year and another San Diego Comic Con has come and gone. With it brought a deluge of announcements on new projects, movies, tv shows, video games, and comic books. Some of the announcements were pretty obvious, and others caught me by surprise. Here, in no particular order, are the things that I was excited to hear about.

Scenes from Fan Expo Vancouver 2014

Fan Expo Vancouver rolled into town on April 18 to 20. This was the third edition of Fan Expo in Vancouver and it was another big success. This year's Expo was expanded to three days instead of two, and it was a little unusual to fall on the Easter holiday weekend. Like the upcoming 2014 Fan Expo in Toronto, this year's Fan Expo Vancouver was scheduled on a holiday long weekend, and this may have prevented some folks from attending. On the bright side, the organizers seemed to have solved the long line-ups problem from last year, as this year's wait lines didn't seem as long as the ones from last year.

Lego Marvel Superheroes

It might seem like I have been playing a lot of video games lately, but mostly that is due to the release schedule of the video game industry. The majority of big titles hit the shelves during the fourth quarter to maximize profitability via the Christmas shopping season. After I had saved Gotham City in Batman: Arkham Origins I barely had time recharge my controller before diving into Lego Marvel Superheroes. A tough job, I know, but somebody has to do it.

Blind Bag Toys Are Addictive

You’ve probably seen them at your local comic book shop, or at your “big box toy retailer”.  Poly-bagged toys sitting there on the shelf.  They’re not expensive.  They are affordable.  But you have no idea what is inside the bag. …

Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes

Available for: Xbox 360, PS3, Vita, MS Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Wii System Reviewed: PS3 There has never, in the history of video games, been a good Superman game. Sure, there have been passable games, and quite a few awful ones,…