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san diego comic con 2015 (photo heavy)

Another comic con has come and gone in beautiful San Diego. This year wasn’t the same, I wasn’t able to walk the floor with my usual buddies. I also didn’t spend hours upon hours waiting in line to get a ticket to wait in another line. The only full day I spent at the convention center was Sunday, and that was bargain hunting day, which worked out pretty well this year.

I went to the premiere of Justice League Gods and Monsters, and the Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Screening TV Panel.

This year I made it a point to meet up with people, comic con used to be a time where I’d run into friends that I hadn’t seen in a while, or would only see at comic con, now it’s a mad house. I know other friends were there that I didn’t get to see, sorry I wasn’t able to hang out for a bit but there was too much foot traffic.

Thank goodness there wasn’t an exclusive figure at the Hasbro Toy Shop that I had to get this year.

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starship troopers – doogie howser as a nazi or “rico, you know what to do!”

Starship Troopers was released on November 7, 1997 by Tri-Star Pictures and Buena Vista International. It’s a sci-fi action adventure satire film directed by Paul Verhoeven, written by Edward Neumeier, sporting a soundtrack by Basil Poledouris with creature effects designed by Phil Tippett and Craig Hayes (all of them worked on Robocop) and it’s all based on the Robert Heinlein novel of the same name.

I honestly don’t know where to start with this movie, and that’s certainly not a bad thing, cause I have a lot to say, but before I get carried away, go check out what my friends Dr. Q at Craft Beer Tasters and Cody from Three B Zine have to say about this film. Continue reading