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As San Diego Comic-Con is perhaps the only venue big enough to contain the home bases of He-Man and Skeletor, Mattel and Icon Heroes seemed happy to display their takes on Eternia's best-known landmarks at the show. Mattel displayed its fully-stocked Masters of the Universe Castle Grayskull play set in all its 25” x 26" x 28” glory while Icon Heroes laid out its own 9.75" x 9" x 11" polystone statue version. What's more, IH unveiled an accessory kit for its castle that expands the miniature kingdom substantially, plus an unpainted prototype of a polystone Snake Mountain. It was like seeing Eternia from a magic carpet, man. Dare to compare the huge MoTU toys after the jump.
Animation: The next animated feature from DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation will be Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, an adaptation of the 2011 Flashpoint DC Comics event. It's slated for a July 30 release
Movies: If you thought the 2005 Fantastic Four film was a departure from its Marvel Comics source material, wait until you see the unused concept art for Dr. Doom and the Thing by Constantine Sekeris.
Art Shows: "Lazer Lips and
Museums: Alabama's The History Museum of Mobile is hosting a new superhero exhibit, "Up, Up & Away: Evolution of the American Comic Book Superhero," which includes sequential art material going back to the Renaissance. (Thanks to CA reader Kevi
Fitness: The Buff Dudes lay out a workout regimen that can get you as ripped as Thor.
Movies: Speaking of Thor, Thor: The Dark World has cast Richard Brake and Clive Russell as an Einherjar captain and the god of war Tyr, respectively.
Gaming: Coinciding with the release of The Av