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When I was young, my friends and I would spend lunch break in the library. Why the library? Because it was the safest place in the school. The one place we knew we wouldn’t encounter ‘Them’. In the library we could discuss role playing games or look at comics or discuss sci-fi movies / books / TV shows without fear of judgment, harassment or even abuse.
See, it wasn’t uncommon for any of us to be physically assaulted, have our very expensive books or treasured comics taken away, thrown around and belittled in public while we futilely pleaded for mercy or assistance. While different bullies may have different styles or different motivations for bullying, the one thing they shared back then was a socially accepted segregation against those who participated in ‘bookish’ hobbies and were so preoccupied by these hobbies that they suffered at other endeavors, like sports, fashion or dating. Society was against us. We were outcasts who didn’t fit in and those who did had no interest in understanding our point of view, or finding out why we loved these hobbies so much. This obsession became a self-perpetuating cycle after a while as the shunning would push us farther away and deeper into the fantasy worlds we created on Saturday nights around the dinner table, or the heroic action world between the covers of our favorite comic books.
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Summer break 1983, a 10 year old boy sits at a card table in a basement. His mace does only 1D6 points of damage, but if he can kill these kobolds, hopefully the other boys, some of them in high school, will invite him back to play next week. The basement in question belongs to the parents of 13 year old Craig Brown. The game on the card table is the 1983 edition of the red box basic Dungeons and Dragons game. The kobolds are in the Caves of Chaos and have been harassing the good people of the Keep on the Borderlands. The 10 year old boy is me.
As we were walking through the endless isles of vendors at Wondercon, a small booth caught our eye. Gnomes, garden gnomes they were every where, but these were special. They were ZOMBIES!!
Start your San Diego Comic Con adventure off at dinner with your favorite creators, artists and writers from Forbidden Panel. Friends and Fans are invited to join us for conversation, dinner, and drinks. You never know who might show up for this event.
Dinner will be at the Strip Club ( A Steak House), in the San Diego Gas Lamp District at 7:30 pm. This restaurant is 21 and over, make sure you have your ID with you.
For Questions email firstname.lastname@example.org
See you then.
Having failed to get back the rights to “Fantastic Four” from 20th Century Fox, Marvel has decided it won’t help out Fox in any way in regards to its upcoming “Fantastic Four” cinematic reboot.
Bleeding Cool reports that Marvel is putting all its “Fantastic Four” comic books on hold.
The characters will still be able to make appearances in other comics, but they won’t be the focus. “Fantastic Four” art has also apparently been removed from Marvel offices.
Marvel tried a less aggressive but similar strategy in regards to “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” a move that has not exactly been successful considering the reviews and business that film has been doing.