11/01/2014

Star Trek Attack Wing: Scimitar Preview

startrek.com posted a preview of the Scimitar, here's the cards, check out the site for more details.




Holy Crap, that Thalaron Weapon!

10/31/2014

Graphic Content (a comic book podcast) episode 11 is up!

Comics discussed:

LOW #4 (IMAGE)
DEATHLOK #1 (MARVEL)
DARK GODS #1 (AVATAR)
HARLEY QUINN ANNUAL #1 (DC)
WAYWARD #3 (IMAGE)
RASPUTIN #1 (IMAGE)




10/30/2014

Wizkids releases Uncanny X-Men Dicemasters!

We're carrying the Dicemasters starters and boosters in stock now! Here's the press release from Wizkids:

Hillside, NJ — October 30, 2014 — Hot on the heels of the incredibly successful release of Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men, WizKids, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, today unveiled a new addition to its Dice Masters series with Marvel Dice Masters: The Uncanny X-Men. Available in stores now, the new game features classic X-Men characters from Marvel Comics, including Cyclops, Magneto, Wolverine, the Sentinels and more.
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Priced at a suggested $14.99USD, the Marvel Dice Masters: The Uncanny X-Men Starter Set comes with 44 custom dice, 38 cards, two dice bags and the complete Dice Masters Core Rulebook – everything two players need to battle head-to-head in Marvel’s popular X-Men universe. As with other Dice Masters games, Marvel Dice Masters: The Uncanny X-Men can be integrated with previous expansion packs, and the original Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men Starter Set, to offer an even wider variety of play experiences and options.
For more information, please visit – http://dicemasters.com/

HeroClix The Flash Delayed One Week



Shipping problems, freight problems, customs, whatever the case, Wizkids has announced that The Flash release for Wizkids has been delayed one week. Here's the press release:

Greetings from WizKids!
As many of you may already know, there has been a major west coast port issue affecting all imported goods coming into the country.  We have been working hard to mitigate any delays to product releases as a result of this situation, but due to circumstances out of our control we have had to delay the release of DC HeroClix: The Flash.  Please look for this product line to release on 11/12, just one week after the original scheduled release date of 11/5.
This includes the following skus:
71554 DC HeroClix: The Flash 10 Ct. Booster Brick
71556 DC HeroClix: The Rogues Organized Play Kit
71557 DC HeroClix: The Flash – “The Rogues” Fast Forces Pack
We apologize for the inconvenience and are looking forward to the upcoming release and hope that you are too!  For those of you that wish to know the extent of the issue, you can go here to read about the situation.

10/24/2014

Graphic Content episode 10 is posted!

Join Cody, Dave, Isaac, and Mike as they talk about comics! This episode we will be discussing:
MULTIVERSTIY THE JUST #1 (DC)
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Ben Olive
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS #1 (IDW)
(W) Kate Leth (A) Drew Rausch
AVENGERS AND X-MEN AXIS #3 (MARVEL)
(W) Rick Remender (A) Leinil Francis Yu
GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS #2 (IMAGE)
(W/A/CA) Ryan Browne
GONERS #1 (IMAGE)
(W) Jacob Semahn (A/CA) Jorge Corona
DEATHSTROKE #1 (DC)
(W) Tony S. Daniel (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel
THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #5 (IMAGE)
(W) Kieron Gillen (A/CA) Jamie McKelvie
ARKHAM MANOR #1 (DC)
(W) Gerry Duggan (A/CA) Shawn Crystal
In our 'book club' segment we wil be discussing Hellblazer #129 - #133, "Son of Man" by Garth Ennis and John Higgins.
Email: missioncommandpod@gmail.com
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/CommandPod
Music by griefer
 

10/20/2014

Sector Conditions for the Star Trek Attack Wing game

From the WizKids STAW site:

For Star Trek: Attack Wing, we will be adding a new game mechanic to the events: Sector Conditions. Sector Conditions provide special rules that are in play during the game that represent different spatial anomalies and other environmental effects. The three Sector Condition for the WizKids Open that will be in play during different rounds (see Tournament Rules for more information) are: Nebula, Energy Flux & Meteor Shower. These Sector Conditions can be found below—please feel free to add them to your next Star Trek: Attack Wing game!

I think these Sector Conditions are a great addition to the game and really help distinguish it from other Flightpath games. I recently had a chance to play in a high point STAW game on a 4 x 6 board and I'm looking forward to adding this spatial anomalies to the next game!



10/19/2014

The Near-Death of Wolverine (in 1984)

The recent Death of Wolverine event featured Kitty Pryde and Wolverine reminiscing about their shared experiences. Seems unreal to see a call back so central to the relationship of these two characters that happened thirty years ago.

The mini-series Kitty Pryde and Wolverine hit the stands in the latter part of 1984. Aside from Claremont and Miller's 'Wolverine' mini-series, this was by far the coolest Wolverine joint going at the time. Claremont managed to make Kitty Pryde cool and there was all that ninja fighting action.

We had an iteration of Wolverine that wasn't nearly unstoppable, in fact a katana to the chest from a brain-washed Kitty very nearly put him down. 


It also featured Wolverine entering his 'berzerker rage', something we don't see much of these days.


Kitty Pryde and Wolverine is still a fun read and if issue #3 of Death of Wolverine left you with some questions, I would recommend checking it out.