Yesterday I went over things to help you get ready for SDCC that will be heading to nest week. If you missed part 1 head over HERE to read that post. Today we are going to talk about some other things to help you plan and have a more enjoyable experience when you head to SDCC this year.
Plan Your Schedule Out In Advance
Planning on going to panels at SDCC? Well who doesn’t but there are a lot of people who may think that they have figured it all out in advance but here are some tips that you may have not thought of. One of the first things that you need to get is the official smart phone app from SDCC itself. If you have an iPhone then CLICK HERE if you have an Android smart phone then CLICK HERE to download … Read More »
In just 1 week San Diego California will be invaded by geeks and nerds and for five days the city will be overrun with superheroes, Hollywood, video games, toys and so much more. While you are never quite prepared for the insanity that we all subject ourselves to, there are many things that you need to know to help you get ready. If you plan ahead you will have a better experience at the convention. Starting today I will be giving you tips on how to get prepared to survive the gauntlet of SDCC. I have been going to SDCC for over 25 years and every year I try to help others to have a better convention experience. This years show is earlier than usual so I will post the other two guides in the next few days.
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I’m finally back with new comic book reviews. Because there are so many some will be very brief so we can get to as many as I can. This weeks new comic book reviews will be up on the site Friday and things will should be getting back to normal until San Diego Comic Con in two weeks (YIKES!)
The Fiction #1
Boom! Studios Writer Curt Pires, Artist David Rubin, Colorist Michael Garland, Letter Colin Bell
On the surface The Fiction is a bit of this and a bit of that, meaning that the concept of the book is very familiar but I will give Pires that he infuses just enough originality into it that make for a very pleasant read. The first issues story gets off to a solid start and give the readers enough to want to come back for the … Read More »
I was really hoping to get this and last weeks new comic book reviews up today along with some more E3 coverage but sadly that didn’t happen. I have had some personal things going on that has really taken up valuable time this week and was barely able to get the stories out on Monday and Tuesday. So it’s been a very trying week and I am sorry for the lack of regular posts this week. Being a one man show here is sometimes challenging but your continued support makes it doing all of this fun and exciting.
The good news is after today things should get back to normal on Monday and will catch up on comic book reviews along with other things like getting ready for San Diego Comic Con and the rest of the E3 coverage.
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James Horner passed away yesterday in an airplane that he was apparently piloting. He was an experienced pilot and the circumstances of the crash are not known at this time. Horner is one of the last of the great film composers that grew up in the period when composers knew how important the score to a film was. Sadly there are so few good film composers left and the are only a few of the new ones that record memorable scores anymore. Here is his biography from IMDB.
Horner began studying piano at the age of five, and trained at the Royal College of Music in London, England, before moving to California in the 1970s. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in music at USC, he would go on to earn his master’s degree at UCLA and teach music theory there. He later … Read More »