Sunday, October 13, 2013

Recap Friday (Week of 10/7)

It's the last day of NYCC... as the hustle and bustle on the East coast begins to wind down, it's time to look back at the biggest news in geek culture-- what did you miss this week?


An overwhelming sense of nostlagia washed over the group as Funko released a first look at their "The Goonies" vinyl figurines. You can pick them up starting on November 21st! - D. Berry

Members agreed that the new Godzilla has some bear and wolf attributes. - J. Cole

Day 1 of NYCC officially kicked off at the Javits Center in New York on Friday, October 10th!

Badge Holders oohed and ahhed over this adorable Funko Pop! figurine of Stan Lee, a NYCC exclusive. - S. Tat

Similarly exciting news were released here on the West coast as the San Diego Convention Center's expansion plan was officially approved by Coastal Commission. - D. Berry

On Friday, this family of Labyrinth cosplayers really had us believing that the Halloween spirit is indeed alive! - B. Woodin

Michael Cudlitz landed the role of Sergeant Abraham Ford in season 4 of "The Walking Dead," as revealed in Friday's NYCC panel. - D. Berry

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo introduced us to the new 52, Batman: Zero Year at Batman Live! - B. Grinage

Newsarama speculated Star Trek to return to TV, despite an interview that was done with JJ Abrams in September. - B. Dragos

This twitter conversation between Patrick Stewart, Wil Wheaton, and Madeleine Albright was nerd approved (and that pun was totally intended). - B. Woodin

Lost "Doctor Who" episodes were recovered from BBC America and are now available for purchase on iTunes! - D. Berry

And posted a new trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, featuring new scenes and dialogue! - C. Livingston

Guardians of the Galaxy finally finished filming on Saturday, bringing us another day closer to the release! - D. Berry

Feld Entertainment unveiled Marvel Universe Live!, a two-year, arena-based tour that will kick off in July of 2014. - K. Hernandez


Other Bits...

Badge Holders! Don't miss Superheroes Night on PBS this upcoming Tuesday, October 15th. The three-hour program begins at 8:00 pm ET.

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