NYCC Boy: You’ll Never Have a Bored Day

If you are reading this, it means you have successfully navigated and survived yet another New York Comic Con experience. Whether you have emerged from said event both physically and mentally unscathed is another matter. With crowd totals roughly reaching 167,000, NYCC continued its upward trend of packing the Javits Center like a sardine can full of geeks from every possible walk of life. With a census like that, one can’t help but wonder if the venue is slowly morphing into Manhattan’s own version of the TARDIS.

image152015 was our fourth year attending NYCC with the first being extremely hectic and stressful with little to no preconception as to what to expect other than “a lot.” We have since figured out how to dial down the chaos factor in order to enjoy ourselves while still managing to cross off as many bullet points as possible from our agenda.*

*NYCC Sanity Retention Tips: pack lightly, bring snacks/ibuprofen, and get as much done on Thursday/Friday as possible. Otherwise, you run the risk of being in too much pain to finish your mac-n-cheese.

Whether you prefer panels over signings or shopping over photo-ops, NYCC 2015 provided a bevy of fantastic highlights to quench the palate of even the most discerning geek.

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Terrigenesis and a Case of Typhoid

Whether you are one of the many that have stuck with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. since the beginning or you abandoned the helicarrier somewhere in the middle of season one, one thing is certain… the Inhumans are coming and <cliché> the Marvel Cinematic Universe will never be the same </cliché>.

By now, even the most casual of AoS viewers should be well aware of how the events of season two concluded and that the MCU equivalent of the 616 Terrigen Bomb has been unleashed on the world. While the methodology was far less explosive than that which was depicted at the conclusion of Infinity, the end results should prove the same. All human beings possessing the applicable DNA and are exposed to the Terrigen Mists (Are they still consider “mists” if they come in the form of fish oil supplements?) will begin the Inhuman metamorphosis. With this transformation comes a myriad of potential physical mutations and ability manifestations.

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