The Angels Take Manhattan – My Own Perspective

September 7th, 2011 was the very 1st time I met the Doctor- thank you Netflix for keeping such good records. A dark time in my life: my wife had left me, I was jobless, money almost out, and friends were leaving me faster than I could realize. Worst that my life had ever been. The only thing that kept me going was the desire to not allow my kids to suffer. I really had nothing going on for me. Then I met the Doctor.

It was a salvation by any means but it was the 1st thing that actually made me laugh a real laugh and to want to sit and think about it. Up until I caught up in the current series, which took an entire month, it was just a good show with no emotional attachment to any companions or even Doctors. I didn’t cry when anyone left- even Martha who may still be my favorite...

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A Retrospective on the Doctor’s Companions

Submitted by Jim Smith

As we prepare to wish Amy and Rory farewell, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at some of the companions who have helpedshape the show.

Susan Foreman (the Doctor’s Granddaughter).   Susan is with the Doctor at the start.  She refers to the Doctor as “grandfather,” and the two of them had a very warm relationship.  That would make her a Time Lord, though we have never seen her referred to as such.  When they started their travels in “An Unearthly Child,” she appeared to be an average teenage girl.  In “The Sensorites,” we learn that she has telepathic abilities, but beyond that, there is nothing special about her...

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The Activity

“The evolution of global warfare necessitates the evolution of special forces to rise and meet the call. The U.S Army has therefore looked to its last secret special operations tribe, the INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT ACTIVITY, or Gray Fox. Within Gray Fox is a team of elite men and women whose mission is flexible, whose technology is bleeding edge, and whose execution is precise and lethal. They are Team Omaha, and they serve THE ACTIVITY.”

Ladies and gentlemen, this is the final hard copy books that I brought back with me from C2E2. This series almost got overlooked because it fell behind some more recent books in the magic review bag...

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Valiant Heads to NYCC!

Get ready because the entire Valiant Universe is heading to New York Comic-Con (NYCC), the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting pop culture event! Join Valiant’s creators and staff from Thursday, October 11th through Sunday, October 14th for a weekend packed with exclusive merch, signings, and news direct from the heart of the Big Apple.

Kick off the show with a bang and join Valiant on Friday, October 12th at 2:45 pm at “The Future of Valiant” panel to hear all of the exclusive news and announcements behind the next great happenings in the Valiant Universe! Featuring Joshua Dysart (Harbinger), Justin Jordan (Shadowman), Duane Swierczynski (Bloodshot), Fred Van Lente (Archer & Armstrong), Executive Editor Warren Simons and Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani, this is the one-and-on...

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Wil Wheaton to Attend Wizard World Austin

‘Star Trek: The Next Generation,’ ‘Stand By Me’ Star Wil Wheaton Added To Wizard World Austin Comic Con LineupEighth Cast Member To Join 25-Year ‘TNG’ Reunion At Austin Convention Center, October 26-28

NEW YORK and AUSTIN, September 26, 2012 – Wil Wheaton, who starred as a teenager in the classic coming-of-age film Stand By Me in 1986 and a year later earned an important role in “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” will appear at next month’s Wizard World Austin Comic Con.  Wheaton joins seven other “TNG” cast members in a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the start of the landmark series, Oct. 26-28 at the Austin Convention Center.

Wheaton portrayed Wesley Crusher, son of Dr. Beverly Crusher (played by Gates McFadden) in the show...

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