Around the Tubes – It’s Time to Get My Geek On!

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Today is the first day of Gen Con!  Expect lots of coverage of the next four days with photos and reviews of games I demo.  So much going on, and so much fun as I do the usual and meet up with my Buffalo buddies to cause absolute mayhem.  While I cause trouble and do my best to not get my press pass revoked, here’s the news you might have missed.

Around the Blogs:

The Times of India – Comic books curb obesity in kidsAnother positive about comic books.

Geekweek – Laurence Fishburne Is MAN OF STEEL’S Perry WhiteAnd the haters came out again.

ICv2 – Marvel Says New Ultimate Comics Spider-Man Is Not GayInteresting how all of the news sources that says he’s gay are conservative that parrot each other.  Nope, information doesn’t flow from one to the other at all.

Courier Journal – U of L library plans comic-book exhibitThe university is displaying a 2,000 issue collection.

The Beat – Spurlock’s Comic-Con documentary to premiere at Toronto Film FestivalI really want to see this.

Bleeding Cool – IDW To Continue UK Transformers Continuity By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman – Now, this is interesting.

ICv2 – Superhero Body Count Is Growing – Sigh….

Con Coverage:

MTV Geek – Gen Con: Fantasy Flight Games Snags Star Wars License, Announces Two Titles

Around the Tubes Reviews:

ICv2 – Fighting American

CBR – The Infinite #1

Blog Critics Books – The Lives of Sacco and Vanzetti

Benzinga – We Shall Never Forget 9/11 “The Kids’ Book of Freedom

Bleeding Cool – Wednesday Comics Review: Punisher #1 and Severed #1

MTV Geek – Image Reviews: The Infinite #1, Severed #1, and Pigs #1

Bleeding Cool – Wednesday Comics Review: Ultimate Fallout #4 And Batman Knight Of Vengeance #3

Complex – Review: Does Marvel’s Relaunch Of “The Punisher” Give The Character New Life?