Is This the Best Peter Griffin Cosplay of All Time? Yes, Yes It Is.

Jul
14

Allentown Comic Con this past weekend got a special, surprise guest: Peter Griffin. Calling him a cosplayer seems like an understatement, this guy was Peter Griffin. The voice! The laugh! He even has the chin!

Entire Episode of Doctor Who Season 8 Leaks Online

Jul
14

The BBC just can't seem to keep a lid on Doctor Who leaks. Last week, five scripts from the upcoming season eight made their way online, and now, an entire episode has emerged.

The Facts So Far In The DashCon Debacle

Jul
13

DashCon, just hours after the event's conclusion, blew up on social media with controversey and recriminations. Their Facebook is flooded with comments like "can I have my money back" -Jose Juarez and "I peed in the ball pit." -about every fourth person. It was a first year convention that promised, "a convention for Tumblr users, by Tumblr users." (It has no offcial association with tumblr.) Unfourtunately, it clearly suffered from mismanagement, and many are accusing it of outright scamming. The convention's request for fans to pay off its $17,000 debt, as well as the cancellation of a Welcome to Night Vale live show, have been at the center of the discussion.

Last Night's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Anniversary Party was Fan Heaven

Jul
13

In honor of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 30th anniversary, gallery Nucleus hosted Heroes in A Half Shell: A TMNT Art Tribute Exhibition, featuring original artwork from over 30 artists, original memorabilia from the 90s films ("GO NINJA, GO NINJA, GO"), animators and writers from the currently airing Nickelodeon TMNT show, and a pair of siblings who put all other TMNT fans to shame. Click through for photos and a brief interview!

Countdown to Comic-Con: Full Sunday Schedule Revealed!

Jul
13

The full schedule for the final day of Comic-Con has been revealed, and just because it's a shorter day doesn't mean there's any less stuff to see. Read on for details on Supernatural, Sons of Anarchy, The Following, The Strain, Marvel Comics, and one of the largest 3DS meet-ups in the country.

Don't Cry, But Matt Fraction Is Ending His Run On Hawkeye

Jul
12

Ah, c'mon Fraction, say it ain't so!  To be fair Fraction's twitter announcement doesn't sound like he's looking forward to it any more than we are. If you haven't been keeping up, Matt Fraction and a rotating crew of artists, lead by the superior David Aja, have been turning probably the least well-known Avenger into one the best books on the shelf. This has been Hawkeye doing Hawkeye things, like punching criminal Bros in the face and making coffee, a lot of coffee.

Track of the Day: The Steamy, Electric Bliss of Star Horse

Jul
12

Cutting through an entire milky way of soundalikes, Star Horse's shoegazey track "Don't Get Closer" eclipses the competition not on the strength of a riff, particular aesthetic, or easily identifiable gimmick, but, well, what would you call it but quality? This is cloud-watching music with teeth, or if you prefer the inverse, a deluge of sound with a rosy fragrance. 

Countdown to Comic-Con: Full Saturday Schedule Revealed!

Jul
12

Saturday's Comic-Con schedule has been revealed, and just like previous years, Hall H's slate of panels is the main attraction. Read on for details on Marvel, Warner Bros., Legendary, the annual Masquerade, and more!

Monomyths and Cute Overload in Adventure Time's "Little Brother"

Jul
11

On last night's episode of Adventure Time, "Little Brother," Shelby accidentally cuts off his tail in an attempt to parkour, and ends up with a little brother in the process, courtesy of worm regenerative powers. After some characteristically bad big-brother advice from Jake, Shelby sends his new bro Kent off into the world to fight bad guys and make his own way. It's the eponymous time again!

Funny Books: Vampirella vs. Red Sonja, Battle of Bad Girl Art [Series Spotlight]

Jul
11

Howdy Folks! In the comic world, the term “bad girl art” refers to depictions of tough and violent heroines in hyper-sexualized poses. This week were spotlighting two of the most famous “bad girls” in comics, Vampirella and Red Sonja.

Countdown to Comic-Con: Full Friday Schedule Revealed!

Jul
11

Comic-Con has released the full Friday schedule, and it's jam packed with more TV shows than you can shake a remote at. There's Cartoon Network and [adult swim], Legend of Korra, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Marvel's television projects, and the world premiere of Batman: Assault on Arkham.

Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire Remakes Will Let You Dress Your Pokemon up in Little Outfits

Jul
11

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire are officially the best games ever. Scans from the latest issue of the Japanese magazine CoroCoro have revealed that you can dress your Pokemon up in little outfits. One of said outfits is "Hard Rock Pikachu." Pre-ordered.

Kenshin Kills an Army or Two in the New 5-Minute Live Action Rurouni Kenshin Promo

Jul
11

There's a new 5-minute promo out for the live-action Rurouni Kenshin sequels Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno and Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends. The footage shows everyone's favorite backwards-swordsman in all three of his moods: business-meeting Battousai, lady-killing Battousai, and everyone's personal favorite: army-slaying Battousai.

These 8 Collections Of Random Words Should Be Video Games

Jul
11

I recently wrote an article about the craziest games on Kickstarter. I also recently got back on Facebook. This has exposed me to such enticing game titles as Bubble Witch Saga 2. Or maybe it was Bubble Witch 2 Saga? In any case it seemed clear that in the casual gaming world randomly mashing up any group of two or three words can make a hit game, so I’ve used a random word generator to generate some of my own titles. Those of you with programming skills, please feel free to make them a reality and forward all of the profits to me via PayPal.

Grim Fandango Remaster Coming to PC - Another Nail in the Coffin of Console Gaming?

Jul
10

Good news for fans of adventure gaming on PC, that Grim Fandango remastered re-release that was coming exclusively to the Playstation 4 and Vita? Looks like it's making its way to the PC as well! Is this the death of console gaming? No, but is it a sign of what's to come? I say yes.

Pages

Subscribe to 8CN | 8th-Circuit Network RSS