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Iron Man #3 Through the Years

Trek on over to TheShortBox.com for a look back at all the Iron Man #3’s over the years.  Then you’ll be ready to head out and catch Iron Man 3–in movie theaters this week.

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Artist Amanda Visell has created some wonderful one-of-a-kind Star Wars figures out of wood, complete with packaging. She’s covered all the main characters, and a few minor ones too. Check out the rest of Amanda’s Star Wars and other work here.

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We all realize that Hot Toys makes ridiculously realistic 12″ action figures. Now we have proof.

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I’d be remiss if I didn’t bring to your attention that superhero films are the cover story of the New York Times Arts & Leisure section this morning.  I wish I could tell you what the article is supposed to be about though. I’ll try, after the jump.

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Breaking Bad Meth Lab in Lego

  For your enjoyment today, a highly detailed depiction of the meth lab from Breaking Bad, built from Lego.  Lots more pics to see on imgur.com. Thanks to Brian over at Pendragon’s Post for bringing this to my attention.

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Imperial CAT-AT

 This is a house made for a cat. In the shape of a Walker. From Star Wars. For a cat. via CNET more pictures here

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  So…Tom Hiddleston is apparently pretty awesome. He wrote an essay for The Guardian last week, in which he outs himself as a fanboy and defends superhero films as worthy art.  After hearing an anecdote about Christopher Reeve being mocked by his Julliard classmates for accepting the role of Superman, Hiddleston laments the second-class status […]

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The Geek Guru known only as “Tenbones” has joined with Costume Contumely to share his vast wisdom with the world. It’s the only advice column dedicated to issues of geekdom (that we know of!).  If you’re in need of  wisdom, insight, or direction, you can email Tenbones at: editor@costumecontumely.com.  This week: Star Wars indoctrination and […]

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Maker Faire is basically a high school science fair on steroids. This is where some hard core, 90th percentile smart nerds go to show off some pretty amazing inventions and tech projects.  This year, a team of high schoolers from the Bay Area have come together to build a full-scale flight simulator for a Viper spaceship […]

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Introducing Geek Advice!

  Costume Contumely is very proud to introduce our newest regular feature: Geek Advice !! The first (maybe!) and best (definitely!) advice column especially for geeks! Are you a geek, nerd, fanboy, dork, Trekker, or ComicBookGuy with a question about dating, ethics, parenting, fashion, or food? Or maybe you just need a definitive answer to […]

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