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Star Wars: Creating Adventure

Five years ago, Brian Hickey had an idea: re-create the entire Star Wars Original Trilogy using nothing more than the old Kenner toys. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #53 Flippin' Through Previews - October '09 Flippin' … Continue reading

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Book review: "Mythic Legions Book 1"

One of the rewards offered in the Four Horsemen's original Mythic Legions Kickstarter was a 48-page, prestige format art book. Well, delays plagued the project. Jesse Snider, the editor-in-chief of the group putting the book together (KCRO Studios), shouldered all … Continue reading

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Lou Scheimer: Creating The Filmation Generation

A press release: Hailed as one of the fathers of Saturday morning television, Lou Scheimer was the co-founder of Filmation Studios, which for over 25 years provided animated excitement for TV and film. Always at the forefront, Scheimer's company created … Continue reading

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Book review: "Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture"

I can always tell when Comic-Con is near because my inbox starts filling up with floods of Press related emails. Usually these are generic "come to our booth" or "check out this indie film" press releases but every once in … Continue reading

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Book review: "Totally Tubular '80s Toys"

As adult collectors, we have an easy time saying that the toys we have today are far superior to the ones we had as kids. There's just no question. Toymaking technology has advanced to an astounding level, and the sculptors … Continue reading

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Spider-Man is Ultimately satisfying

Raised by his Aunt May and Uncle Ben, Peter Parker is a kind-hearted 15-year-old who tries to make it through every day of his high school career without getting picked on too badly. But Peter has a secret: at night, … Continue reading

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Animae Damnatae: Six Destinies

Book 1 - Agonistes The Secret face of Genesis I He is a transformer of human flesh; a creator of monsters. if a Supplicant comes to him with sufficient need, sufficient hunger for change--knowing how painful that will be--he will … Continue reading

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