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Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con


“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But more on that later. San Diego Comic-Con 2011 was a whirlwind of comic-related insanity. On the outer edges of it, Hollywood peddled its wares. Shows like The Big Bang Theory,… Read More »

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 – Whose Side Are You On?


The super hero genre of games has never been done…(how should I’ll put this)….”that well” seems to be the best way to put it. There has been a constant complaint that there has never been a good Batman game, which is a feat since there were Batman games on the original Nintendo system. What does not help the case is that the Superman game for the Nintendo 64, aptly titled “Superman 64″, is considered one of the worst video games… Read More »