As I watched Felicia Day interact with a video game version of herself, I was struck by the degree of existential weirdness that was going on in front of me. What must it be like to come face to face with a pre-recorded, interactive version of yourself? I tried to imagine having a branching, BioWare-style conversation…
The latest episode of The Guild is a universe of geeky stars, with Dollhouse's Eliza Dushku, Chuck's Zach Levi, Colin Ferguson from Eureka, and more join Felicia Day at a party where evil Master Chiefs punch Kevin "Hercules" Sorbo in the kisser.
There are new comics in the comics shops every Wednesday, but some of those comics are not worth your money. As always, I have recommendations about which comics—physical ones and digital ones—you should consider buying. You're welcome!
The Guild's Felicia Day struts her stuff at this weekend's launch party for Fallout: New Vegas held, appropriately enough, in Las Vegas.
Microsoft brings out the big guns at the 40th annual Comic-Con International, with a line-up of panels and playables featuring Kinect, Gears of War 3, Fable III, Halo: Reach, and more!
I recently read about a big change scheduled for a Superman comic. Superman won't be in it. Lex Luthor will star. That raises a question you could ask for any medium: Can villains be the stars and still be villains?
As is so often the case, the press I'm reading about comics is about crossovers. Blackest Night. Siege. They are, despite the hate they get — the suspect claims of "event fatigue" — the most popular thing in comics.
None of the non-video game comics hitting shops in the U.S. this week really jump out at me, so let's stick with the three gaming comics of the week, including Felicia Day's first issue of The Guild.