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Preview Day at New York Comic Con

I came to New York Comic Con with one goal in mind: to see all the things. Who knew it would be such a daunting task with only three floors to consider? And DragonCon is in, like, a million different buildings all over Downtown Atlanta. Silly me, I somehow forgot that I’m a huge comic book and video game nerd, and NYCC is just the place to display all the fancy trimmings from nearly every major company on both fronts. Nintendo brought out games like Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker HD fort he WiiU, as well as Bayonetta 2, Donkey Kong, Pokemon X & Y, and much more. Two games that really caught my eye were Watch Dogs and South Park: The Stick of Truth from Ubisoft. No one was allowed to take any pictures around them — I know because I got scolded for holding my phone in a suggestive way when I was just raising it up to find signal.

The other thing to do was look at all the toys on display. Square Enix had some fantastic ones that are just mind-blowing.

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Tron-style Riku and Sora from Kingdom Hearts.
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Incredible Xenomorphs from Alien. Intensely creepy!
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Classic and modern Robo Cop figures.

At the very top of the page, you’ll notice a guy standing between Nick Fury and Capt. America. No, they aren’t really Samuel L. Jackson and Chris Evans, but wax versions of their Marvel characters courtesy of Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in New York — Nick Fury was unveiled earlier Thursday morning. Aren’t their likenesses crazy? For more pictures from today’s romp, click here. Be sure to follow my Twitter @IntroToGeek for updates all day Friday.

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Christina Janke

Christina Janke

Host of "Intro to Geek" on Shauncastic.com. Her love of all things Mass Effect knows no bounds. She also carries an obsession with comic books, video games, and quirky television shows. Her heroes are Tina Fey, Mindy Kaling, and Gail Simone, and hopes to be just like them when she grows up.

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