Tag Archives: Humour

Reminded of Times Gone By with Toy Story 4

3 Jul

By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)

* Spoiler Alert

In Toy Story 4, Woody (Tom Hanks), Buzz Lightyear (Tim Allen) and the gang find life with a new playmate generally good. It’s been a few years now, and these days, it’s Jessie (Joan Cusack) whom Bonnie plays with more. The sheriff knows his purpose is to keep the new owner safe. After witnessing her reluctance to go to preschool, he has a new mission.

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Two of the Funniest Photos from Emerald City Comicon!

9 Apr

ecccLogoBy James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

I don’t normally share photos unless I think there will be a great interest in them. But these two photos are the exception, one of the photos is to provide context while the other two are just laugh out loud funny. Right now the annual Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) is being held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, from April 7-10. As described on the ECCC history page:

Emerald City Comicon is the premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Northwest, taking place in beautiful downtown Seattle, Washington.

In 2015, Emerald City Comicon soared to 80,000 people over three days and featured hundreds of comic book guests, celebrity guests and more!

Emerald City Comicon is another killer event by ReedPOP. ReedPOP also runs New York Comic Con, C2E2, PAX Prime, PAX East, Star Wars Celebration, Special Edition: NYC, BookCon, Oz Comic-Con and many more. For more info on ReedPOP, be sure to check out ReedPOP.com.

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Comic Book Industry Pros Nerd Out Over 80’s Cartoons

15 Mar

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

GetAlongGanglogoIn a rare treat the Twitterverse was witness to a group of comic book industry professionals who let slip their decorum and allowed their nerdier sides to show. Through this relaxed (almost silly banter) people were able to learn what titles they would willingly fight each other over just for a crack at them. The names of those involved should be familiar to many comic lovers. The few we mention here are writer/artist Shawn Aldridge (215 Ink’s Vic Boone and Vertigo’s The Dark and Bloody), writer/artist Ryan Cody (Red 5 Comic’s Atomic Robo Presents Real Science Adventures and Image’s Five Ghosts), and artist Graham Johnson (Serious Turtle Studios’ Of Stars and Swords). The consensus among them was 1980’s Saturday morning cartoons would make for some of the coolest comics.

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