Although interesting overall, I do get annoyed with comparisons of $20 in China vs $280 in the US because it doesn't take into account the fact that in China, the value of that purchase is I think around 3x as high as in the US. And that's just raw purchasing power, it doesn't take into account the cost slide of the specific commodity: toys might cost significantly less in China than they do here, there's no reason they shouldn't since toys made in China don't have to go through the import and shipping process with its high costs. So comparing what a Chinese family spends on toys per year vs a US one without factoring in those 2 elements is comparing apples and oranges, and may not make the cartoon Asian kid as sad as shown.
I predict that Jar-Jar, going decades without water and moisturizer, turned up as U.P. And he learned how to talk gooder.
But he could be
Absorbing Man wave was at my local WM too except the Venoms and Gwens were taken already.
My most recent Marvel acquisitions are as follows:
Maybe when we meet up, we can discuss attending WonderCon together. I'm very curious to find out what it looks like at the LA Convention Center.
Steve Blum was definitely playing more notes and moods this time. I thought he did a great job this week.
JT - I noticed the exact same thing...sort of a disappointment, but I suppose it's a trade-off for the really good detailing on the rest of the ship.
I found the Absorbing Man wave at the local Wal-Mart last week.
Damn, for some reason I missed the "February" before and thought you were talking about sometime this spring.
The obvious: "This droid says you stole those pants from its master!"
Finn: "I've had one terrible,
Meriweather Lewis: The Assassination of an American Hero and the Silver Mines of Mexico by Kira Gale. Since going to the Pacific Northwest for vacation
Meat lovers thin crust with a Wisconsin Polka Porter.