Monday, May 7, 2012

Wicked Lasers Takes Its First Step into a Larger World with the LaserSaber

If you know anyone who doesn’t wish they could have a real lightsaber, expel that poor soul from your social circle immediately and advise them to seek professional help.  The lightsabers is the coolest fantasy weapon ever conceived, period.  Alas, The History Channel’s Star Wars Tech made it emphatically clear light could not be made to form solid blades to be used as swords.  Well, reality has never stopped fans from dreaming, and it obviously hasn’t stopped Wicked Lasers from attempting the impossible.  Behold, boys and girls: The LaserSaber!

Birth of a Box Office Hero: Spider-Man’s Big-Screen Debut Celebrates it's Tenth Anniversary

On the weekend of May 4th, 2012, The Avengers took superhero cinema to new box office heights.  On it became the first film ever to reach the double century mark in its first three days of release.  That number is staggering, but it isn’t the first time a Marvel property made such a grand entrance.  Ten years ago, on the exact same weekend, a certain wall crawler pulled off a similar feat.  He took his sweet time getting to movie screens, but when he finally did, fans responded with a level of enthusiasm rarely seen.  On the weekend of May 3rd, 2002, Spider-Man showed Hollywood just how mighty Marvel’s movie muscles were.