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Highlights From Long Beach Comic Expo: Comic Creators, Animation And Cosplay
Fans and a conversation with television producers Tara Butters ("Marvel's Agent Carter") and Marc Guggenheim ("Arrow"). The weekend also included the first-ever McDuffie Diversity Award in honor of the late, great animation writer and "Static Shock" creator Dwayne McDuffie. There was also a new Cosplay Contest and as might be expected, the event attracted a large number[...]
The Story Of Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner And The Bike
If you are following William Shatner's tribute to Leonard Nimoy on Twitter today, you've seen some references to Nimoy's bike and what Shatner did to it while working together on Star Trek Though it is mentioned a few times, the story behind the bike is not given other than assuming we all knew it I[...]
The Geek Shopping Ninja Strikes: Star Trek
Each week I will be your personal shopper and provide you with five delightfully geek-tastic things that might pique your interest. In honor of the late Leonard Nimoy, I decided to base this week's theme on of Star Trek Rest in Peace, Spock. 1. Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise D Pizza Cutter from ThinkGeek.com ($17.99) What's better than a hot delicious cheesy[...]
William Shatner To Celebrate Leonard Nimoy's Life On Twitter This Morning
William Shatner has put out the word inviting everyone to join him in celebrating the late Leonard Nimoy beginning at 12 PM EST / 9 AM PST There are no specifics about what he plans to do other than the invitation. I asked if you all would be interested in celebrating Leonard's life today Why don't[...]
Entertainment Earth Reacts To Death Of Leonard Nimoy 'With Due Respect'
This e-mail went out to a number of retailers yesterday from Entertainment Earth Distribution, after it was announced that Leonard Nimoy had died. Hey There, This is the part of the job that no one likes I am sorry to say that Leonard Nimoy passed away this morning Now is the time to celebrate his life and[...]
Leonard Nimoy Has Passed Away At The Age Of 83
Iconic actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away at the age of 83 The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Nimoy was take to the hospital a few days back when he complained of chest pains His wife Susan Bay Nimoy confirmed the passing. Nimoy is most widely known for his portrayal of Mr Spock on[...]
A Robot In Disguise By Any Other Name: Third-Party Transformers Toys
You remember Galvatron: in the hair-metal powered 1986 animated film, Megatron got upgraded to a purple body and a golden cannon, memorably voiced by Leonard Nimoy His 1986 toy was only slightly more articulated than a block of wood Six-year-old me wore it out anyway. Tonight, I seek collector bait: articulation, detailed paint job, a dynamic[...]
Monday Morning Runaround – That Is Not Spock
HIGHLY ILLOGICAL The comic convention where you pay $100 minimum to see Leonard Nimoy on Skype and get a pre-signed autograph… I'M NOT SURE WHAT SPORT IT IS BUT THEY SURE LOOK PRETTY Las Vegas Wranglers get all webbed up. The Wranglers will be dressed as your friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man Saturday, March 1, versus the Idaho Steelheads, after which[...]
If Anyone Is The Star Of Star Trek, It's Spock – And Here's Why
Leonard Nimoy has put in small cameos to dispense advice to his best friend, and to his younger self. Who is the star of Star Trek? Should we think of it as an ensemble piece?  Is it The Enterprise herself the star? For me, the star was always that pointy-eared half-breed with a phaser-cut fringe[...]