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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Superhero City Celebrates Thanksgiving Day

Superhero City is celebrating Thanksgiving Day with a Special Edition Earth Ability card:
Banner for Thanksgiving card at Superhero City
Happy Thanksgiving Heroes from Superhero City
Special Edition Earth Ability card at Superhero City
I spent most of the morning watching parades before working on a Mickey Mouse puzzle. We had an early dinner so we can snack on leftovers later. I wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving Day this year.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Superhero City Celebrates Doctor Who's Fiftieth Anniversary With The Traveller

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the BBC's Doctor Who and Superhero City has been celebrating all week long by offering a special stat challenge featuring the Traveller trading card (I have snagged three so far):
Banner for the Traveller stat challenge at Superhero City
The Traveller stat challenge at Superhero City
The Traveller card at Superhero City
By the way, I'm up to level 386 in this online game at Facebook.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Women Wednesday: Harley Quinn #0

Yeah, Harley Quinn #0 is out today with artwork from seventeen artists and the issue has a blast breaking the fourth wall:
Cover of Harley Quinn #0 from DC Comics

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Preacher Coming To AMC

Cool news for Vertigo fans: AMC Orders Pilot For 'Preacher' Series. I would much rather watch this than a spin off of The Walking Dead.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Superhero City Celebrates Veterans Day

Superhero City celebrates Veterans Day by offering players a FREE Defender of the Nation card:
Banner for Veterans Day 2013 at Superhero City
Free Defender of the Nation card at Superhero City
Yes, it's the same card from last year.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Man of Steel Black Spiral Notebook

I actually found this Man of Steel black spiral notebook at the local Walmart's yesterday afternoon for a dollar. It was the only one that they had left and I had never seen it at the store before. I call it black because that's the major color with some splashing of white and red. I do like the red plastic spiral but I wonder how it would hold up to all the abuse a school kid would put it through like stacking heavy text books on it. Superman looks very angry and he may have just used his heat vision.

Here is the front cover:
Front cover of the Man of Steel spiral notebook
Here is the back cover of the Man of Steel spiral notebook:
Back cover of the Man of Steel spiral notebook

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Netflix To Bring Four Marvel Superheroes To Tv

According to Netflix signed a HUGE deal with Marvel for Dardevil, Luke Cage series + more, not only will those two superheroes be getting their own live action Internet tv series but Jessica Jones and Iron Fist is also on the list. There will even be a crossover mini-series featuring the four called The Defenders. Looks like I may have to subscribe to Netflix in 2015.

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Women Wednesday: Dancing Wonder Woman

Shame that this video featuring a dancing Wonder Woman on Vivo doesn't have the original soundtrack but it's interesting to watch her walk like an Egyptian:

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Hourman Coming To TV

I can actually see Hourman from DC Comics getting his own tv show: The CW's bringing another DC character to TV (one you'd never expect). This might open the gate to other lesser known characters getting their own shows.

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Wendy Williams as Wonder Woman

Wendy Williams dressed up as Wonder Woman on her Halloween-themed episode. Here is a twenty minute plus video of her in costume:

Friday, November 01, 2013

Halloween Results

We only had ten little beggars...er, kids come knocking on our door in a two hour span this Halloween. I gave them each two pieces of treats since I was expecting more tricksters. None showed up after an hour of waiting so I turned off the lights, let the dog out and put the treats in the refrigerator (Kit Kats were already melting). To be fair, a high school ballgame was going on last night which prevented many parents going out with their youngsters. I also learned this morning that the businesses on Main Street were giving out candy from three to five on Halloween. The local Fish and Games was doing the same. A co-worker that lives about two blocks away only had two little beggars...er, kids. Last year we had twenty-five and the year before that was thirty or so. This was the worst year for tricksters asking for treats that I can remember.