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Anime CTX and The Adventure With The Egg-TOG Picks

The baby sister to Ikkicon, Anime CTX is the end of the summer Anime Convention. Located in central Roundrock, Anime CTX is a perfectly sized convention for a fun weekend trip. Roundrock is a suberb of Austin in itself a great town to visit for shops and restaurant. Although Anime …

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Anime CTX: Pros and Cons of Pro-Cons

I recently got to visit Anime CTX in Round Rock, Texas. It was lots of fun to visit a newer and smaller convention than what I’m used to. Here I’d like to lay out what I think the organizers of the con did right and what they did wrong. Con: …

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Artist Spotlight with Carla Wyzgala

We spoke with artist Carla Wyzgala  and got into her skull about all things art, geek, and pin-ups.  Her amazing style led to a successful collaboration with her sister and Hidden Door Comics. “Blue Eyes and the Beastling” is a 160 page graphic novel in beautiful watercolor, which will be available …

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Retro Rebel Podcast – Episode 27: Sequels And Games Media

Sequels

Sequels Stacy and Amanda discuss games media: podcasts, let’s plays, and reviews, and what type of gaming media is good (useful) and bad for the industry.  They also discuss game sequels that surpassed their predecessor in quality (not including graphical improvements).  As usual we each list another of our favorite …

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The Dark Tower Review

  I do not review with my hand. He who reviews with his hand has forgotten the face of his father… Based on Stephen King’s bestselling series of books with the same title, The Dark Tower is the most recent science-fantasy movie seeking to establish a vast franchise. But does …

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Fan Art Friday: Star Trek

The 16th Annual Official Star Trek Convention is going on this weekend in Las Vegas, NV. In celebration of that as well as in anticipation of the new Star Trek Discovery television show premiering on September 24th on CBS, we have decided to showcase some of our favorite Star Trek …

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REVIEW: Mech Cadet Yu #1

  BOOM! Studios has given us Mech Cadet Yu, a sci-fi tale written by Greg Pak with art by Takeshi Miyazawa of an underdog boy and his equally underdog giant robot. Let’s get to it!   Review in a word: FUN! Review in two words: WEEEEEEEEEEEEE ZZZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOMMM!!!   OK, let’s …

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