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ABOVE:  Hasbro just revealed two new Marvel Comic-Con exclusive action figures sets based on stories for The Thanos Imperative and The Infinity Gauntlet. The Infinity Gauntlet action figure pack will retail for $74.99 and include 3.75-inch figures of Thanos (with his Infinity Gauntlet), Nebula, Starfox, and Mistress Death. Oh yeah, it also comes with a wearable foam Infinity Gauntlet. The Thanos Imperative figures are part of the Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6-inch line ($99.99) and includes Star-Lord, Medusa, Gladiator, and Blastaar from the Guardians of the Galaxy along with the Inhumans’ Black Bolt in special-edition Galactus Engine packaging. [NerdApproved]


Viper (Madam Hydra) cosplay from Kitty Honey Cosplay. All I can say is “Hail Hydra”, sign me up. [CBM]


Add this one to your drink making list. It’ll come in handy when you throw that Star Wars Episode VII after party. Learn how to make a Jawa Utinni cocktail [ThatsNerdalicious]

I’m hoping this is a continuing series of Sci-Fi Cribs that focuses on another Sci-Fi franchise each time. What franchise would you like to see the homes of? [GAS]

On the one hand, I find this hysterical, but on the other I kind of worry that this might not just be a funny joke. Although I want to see adult stories told in the Star Wars Universe, I don’t want to see some version of JackAss/Star Wars. Gary Whitta, who’s doing the first Star Wars spin-off movie rants about the Disney Jedi Training Academy. I totally agree with him that adults should be able to do the Jedi Training event. [SlashFilm]

This is a TV service we all could use. There’s nothing worse than having to try to explain things while trying to enjoy the episode. Especially when there are so many characters and plot lines floating around.  [TeamCoco]

Here’s a humorous take on a scientific look at the science of Game of Thrones world. [ItsOKtoBeSmart]

Pete Holmes is a funny guy and this series of X-men layoffs are funny as heck. THis time it’s Magneto who gets the boot, even though he isn’t really a part of the X-Men team. I’d like to see Holmes take on the Justice league next, or better still, the Legion of Superheroes. [PeteHolmes]


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