What is Cosplay? And can I do it?

What is Cosplay?  And can I do it?

In recent years Cosplay has rising to fame but I still get asked pretty regularly “What is Cosplay?” or “Where can I do it?”  To help answer those questions Heroes’ Beacon will be hosting a Cosplay Meetup on February 24th.  We are hoping to attract those Cosplay curious as well as the veterans in the community. Before then I hope to answer a few common questions.  What is Cosplay? Cosplay stands for “costume play” and is…

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Alita: Battle Angel Review

Alita: Battle Angel Review

I talked a bit about Alita: Battle Angel‘s source material last week and this week I get to talk about the  film having seen in this past weekend. Disclaimers – I will try to keep this review spoiler free. Also, I saw the film in 2D which means I can’t speak to how well the film shows in full 3D. I’ve been a fan of the Battle Angel/Gunnm series for a couple decades now. I’ve…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 19th – 24th

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 19th – 24th

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your fun to board games, bring some friends to play any of your miniature games, Trading Card Games etc. Space may be limited due to below events. Please…

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What Is Alita: Battle Angel?

What Is Alita: Battle Angel?

In a year full of superhero movies, none has me as excited as Alita: Battle Angel — the Cyberpunk action film by James Cameron. Yes, the same James Cameron responsible for Titanic and Avatar. Alita: Battle Angel is an adaptation of the manga series Gunnm written by Yukito Kishiro in 1990. My first exposure to it was through the two episode OVA simply titled Battle Angel that was released in North America by ADV films…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon – February 11th-17th

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon – February 11th-17th

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your fun to board games, bring some friends to play any of your miniature games, Trading Card Games etc. Space may be limited due to below events. Please…

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Commanding an Allegiance

Commanding an Allegiance

With each new Magic set comes an opportunity to find and explore new cards that can be used in your Commander decks! There are new Legendary creatures to build around as commanders and new cards to add to your existing decks. Below are some of the new Legendary Creature cards that players may want to build around and my thoughts on each. Rakdos, The Showstopper Rakdos gonna Rakdos. This chaotic demon gives players the opportunity…

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February 2019 Previews!

February 2019 Previews!

Here is a Sample of the exciting new items available for order in February. Items will ship in April and beyond. **All Prices are USD DC Comics Action Comics #1010 FEB190470 (W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Steve Epting One by one they fall: A.R.G.U.S.! The D.E.O.! The Kobra Cult! And now, Spyral! Clark Kent and Lois Lane go undercover to find out who is behind all of the attacks on the top-secret and underground organizations…

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New Comics Week of Feb 6

New Comics Week of Feb 6

Comics ADVENTURES OF THE SUPER SONS #7 (OF 12) AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #1 (OF 5) AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #1 (OF 5) HUGO VAR AGE OF X-MAN MARVELOUS X-MEN #1 (OF 5) INHYUK LEE CONNECTING ARCHIE #702 CVR A SAUVAGE ARCHIE #702 CVR B QUINONES ARCHIE #702 CVR C WALSH ARCHIE 1941 #5 (OF 5) CVR A KRAUSE ARCHIE 1941 #5 (OF 5) CVR B ORDWAY ARCHIE 1941 #5 (OF 5) CVR…

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This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 4th – 10th

This Week at Heroes’ Beacon February 4th – 10th

Open Gaming Everyday from Open until Close, a Great Way to Spend Some Time Without Paying Table Fees!! Bring your own or use a demo from our shelf. There is a large selection of games to choose from. We also do not charge table or rental fees! No need to limit your fun to board games, bring some friends to play any of your miniature games, Trading Card Games etc. Space may be limited due to below events. Please…

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Free Comic Book Day is coming!

Free Comic Book Day is coming!

Each year Free Comic Book Day rolls around and is one of the most exciting events we hold. This year will be no different when we will hand out thousands of free comics. So the first Saturday every May is a good day. So just what is Free Comic Book Day? In short, it is a celebration of all the fun that comic books bring to our lives. This is a great time for new,…

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