What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2013 Recap, Reviews & Summary

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As usual, I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2013 edition as an opportunity to get a barometer on the next year in films, along with pop culture in general.  Besides in-person observation, I waded through Twitter, online panel recaps, and videos of the various panels to pull together what I found to be the highlights. Movie […]

Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Masterworks Volume 1 Review

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I’d wanted to read these comics for years and the “Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Marvel Masterworks – Volume 1” gave me that opportunity.  Featuring restored reprints of the original stories and a crisp sewn binding, this book was beautiful. Most people associate the 1960s Nick Fury stories with writer/artist Jim Steranko.  Yet, Mr. Steranko […]

What We Learned: San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Recap, Reviews & Summary

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Marketing “Anything Can Happen” In the past, the convention has used its association with Hollywood to build momentum around the attendance of certain guests. While this year didn’t see a major reversal of that trend, it did feature a few notable attendees who hadn’t been previously announced. This created a general sense that missing a […]