Monday, April 30, 2012
Cosplayer: Omi Gibson
Character: Revy (Black Lagoon)
Character from the Manga and Anime series, Black Lagoon. Revy (Rebecca) does most of the fighting for Lagoon Company. She is of Chinese descent, and grew up in the United States, spending most of her youth as a thief and murderer. Revy is very competitive, easily bored, and quick to anger. Her skill with firearms and ability to dodge bullets seem superhuman. Also known as Revi, Levi.
Omi Gibson on Cosplay.com
Omi Gibson on American Cosplay paradise
Revy Wallpaper on Rendered Beauty
Black Lagoon Official Website (Japanese)
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Saturday, April 28, 2012
Saber Alter is a Character from the Fate/Stay night franchise, a knight tainted by the black Shadow of Angra Mainyu. An agile and powerful warrior, loyal, independent, and reserved. Her transformation has lowered her charisma, instinct and magic resistance, but in exchange, her straightforward attack power is now the strongest of the servants.
From Good Smile Company, comes this painted PVC 1/7th scale figure with stand included. Approximately 175mm in height (not including swords) Comes with mask and two interchangeable swords, her holy sword Excalibur and Vortigern, the sword created when Saber Alter harnesses all the dark energy within her.
Available from Playasia
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Scheduled for release on June 8, 2012, Prometheus is a science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring stars Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.
Conceived as a prequel to Scott's 1979 science fiction horror film Alien.
In the late 21st century, a star map is discovered within the imagery of Aztec, Mesopotamian and Magdalenian cultures. The crew of the spaceship Prometheus is sent on a scientific expedition to follow the map as part of a mission to find the origins of mankind. Exploring the advanced civilization of an extraterrestrial race, they soon face a threat to humanity's very existence.
Official Movie Website
Friday, April 6, 2012
An ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From 1044 to 1287, Bagan was the capital as well as the political, economic and cultural nerve center of the Pagan Empire. At the peak of the empire's power over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.
The Pagan Empire collapsed in 1287 due to repeated Mongol invasions, the city, once home to some 50,000 to 200,000 people, had been reduced to a small town, never to regain its preeminence
Significant temples and architectural images from marlandc.com
Bagan on Wikipedia
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Adapted into an OVA, two feature films, and two video games, the manga series follows the adventures of ESWAT members Deunan Knute and Briareos Hecatonchires in Olympus.
Written by Masamune Shirow, the author/artist of the cyberpunk cult-classic Ghost in the Shell, Appleseed merges elements of cyberpunk and mecha genres with a heavy dosage of politics, philosophy, and sociology.
The series spans four volumes, released between 1985 and 1989.
1985 Book One The Promethean Challenge 216 pages
1987 Book Two Prometheus Unbound, 192 pages
Book Three The Scales of Prometheus 216 pages
1989 Book Four Appleseed: The Promethean Balance 216 pages
1990 Appleseed Databook
1996 Applesees Hypernotes
2007 Appleseed ID replacement for the discontinued Appleseed Databook
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
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2011 video game, scripted by veteran comic book author Paul Dini, sequel to the 2009 award winning video game Batman: Arkham Asylum, based on the DC Comics superhero Batman.
Batman the character first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (May 1939
The character Catwoman, Selina Kyle, first appears in Batman #1 (Spring 1940) in which she is known as The Cat