BitTorrent oracle TorrentFreak is reporting that Kick-Ass, the film based on the Marvel/Icon comic book by Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr., was the second-most illegally downloaded film of 2010, "losing" out to Avatar. Perhaps surprisingly, the decently successful Kick-A
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Geography: A neighborhood in Zaragoza, Spain is naming their streets after videogames, starting with the 25-year-old Super Mario Bros. Why? Because they're awesome, is why.
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If you're anything like us, you've got one thing on your mind this week -- no, not San Diego Comic-Con, "Scott Pilgrim" Vol. 6 or "Inception," but rather if and when we'd be able to see the rest of the third wave of Iron Man 2 "Comic Series" action figures
Drones, man. The friggin' things are going to be all up in the "Iron Man 2" section of the toy aisle soon - especially if you shop at Toys "R" Us. Hasbro's 3.75" Nick Fury is also finally seeing store shelves at some point in the nearish future (despite being teased early on with the other prominent IM2 toys) an
Given that they were both super hero movie sequel blockbusters, a lot of folks have compared "Iron Man 2" with "The Dark Knight." I'm going to leave it up to mega fans to compare the two movies' similar themes of hero/villain escalation and other storytelling commonalities, but thanks to Universal Designs Replicas there's
Sick of "Iron Man 2" yet? Me neither! Alright, maybe just a little. But there's enough room in my heart - and, more importantly, on my book shelf - for some more IM2 merchandise, assuming the quality is there
We're all familiar with the phenomenon of Chuck Norris Facts -- information about the famous martial artist and television star and why he the supremest of badasses -- but if you think about it, there are few people who are better candidates for this kind of pompous super-boasting than Iron Man. Because really, if anyone cannot hear himself over the sound of how awesome he is, it is pro
Cosplay can be iffy. For every time you see a fantastically done Mojo or Poison Ivy outfit, you get ten mediocre Star Wars stormtroopers walking in packs despite sometimes not knowing each other prior to the convention. However, some costumes set a whole new standard and make you excited to wonder what other fans may do in the future.