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COMIC NEWS FOR JULY 6: COMIC CON EXCLUSIVES, HALO FALL OF REACH AND WONDER WOMAN IS LIKE SUPERMAN

by Dawn, July 6, 2010

Source: collider

TOP 10 COMIC CON EXCLUSIVES

Unless you’re living under a rock, you’re aware that San Diego Comic Con is about two weeks away. The best part about this geek nirvana is no matter what your poison, comics, art, television, video games, movies, etc., there’s something for everyone. One of the specific niches that Comic Con is best known for is limited edition collectibles. Each year, seemingly every booth creates a batch of merchandise that will only ever be sold for those magical four days in San Diego.

The official Comic Con website recently put up the “full” list of exclusives (we say “full” because things will continue to be added to the list) and it’s pretty huge. So we went through and picked out the ten that we feel Collider readers might find most appealing, or could make for the best investment after July 22-25.

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Source: newsarama

HALO FALL OF REACH

“Halo: Fall of Reach” is a prequel novel that did a bit more hinting than outright telling. It came out alongside Halo: Combat Evolved, a game that helped reinstate first person shooters as a powerhouse genre in 2001, and sought to give fans of the game a bit of the back story of their mysterious main character, Master Chief.

Now, Halo masters 343 Industries and Marvel Comics are teaming up for their biggest set of stories yet, adapting and expanding on Fall of Reach. The comic series couldn’t come at a better time, with Halo: Reach, the video game prequel developer Bungie Studios is calling the “most ambitious game they have ever created,” coming this fall.

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Source: scifiwire

GLORIA STEINEM: WHY DID DC MADE WONDER WOMAN LIKE SUPERMAN?

Know who else isn’t happy with Wonder Woman’s new look? Gloria Steinem, the feminist icon who famously put the Amazonian on the cover of Ms. magazine back in 1972 with the tagline, “Wonder Woman for President.”

But looking at Wonder Woman today, she no longer feels the same way. She says that the reboot has come from “what seems to be the brainstorming of a very limited group of brains,” according to the Associated Press.

Of the costume itself, she said that it now “gives us the idea that only pants can be powerful—tell that to Greek warriors and Sumo wrestlers.”

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OBS asks: Will you be attending Comic Con? Are you a Halo fan? and Do you agree with Gloria Steinem’s thoughts about how Wonder Woman looks? Leave us a comment.

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