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Therefore I Geek Podcast, Episode 84 NYCC 2016

In which, Andrew and Tracy recap their experience at the 2016 New York Comic Con.  Crowds, rainy weather, and the occasional confused convention volunteer not withstanding, we both believe this was one of the best years for this particular convention.

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Saturday Reviews: The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 1

dark crystal 1The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths (Archaia)
Concept by Brian Froud, Written by Brian Holguin
Illustrations by Alex Sheikman and Lizzy John

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal is a cinematic classic that helped define movies in the 1980s. For those who haven’t seen it (quick spoiler alert) the movie follows a gelfling named Jen on a quest to return a piece of the Dark Crystal before the Thra’s three suns align and the evil Skeksis gain immortality.  This universe came from the mind of Jim Henson, so there are all kinds of wonderfully bizarre creatures wandering through it. Archaia’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. 1 takes all of that wonderful material and expands on it, giving fans a deep new repository of story to enjoy. Continue reading

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