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Marvel Movies: Civil War 101

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January 22, 2016
Marvel Movies: Civil War 101

Greetings. It’s your favorite nerd dad with the scoop on the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). Since I feel it’s my duty to enlighten fans of Disney on the comic beginnings of the MCU, it’s time to talk about Marvel’s Civil War. Captain America: Civil War is scheduled for release on May 6, 2016. The...
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Who is Jessica Jones?

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December 18, 2015
Not a comic for kids

Late November 2015, Marvel released the second of a series of shows for Netflix called Jessica Jones. This was a follow up from the first release Daredevil (check out my article reviewing Daredevil here). There are 13 episodes for the show’s season and is based within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel’s Jessica Jones deals...
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Thanos and Infinity Gauntlet 101

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November 20, 2015
The Infinity Gauntlet...sort of

If you have been watching any of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, you’ve had to catch at least a glimpse of Thanos and the Infinity Stones. As a nerd dad, I suppose its my duty to make sure that non nerds out there know who this guy is. Thanos is a member of an alien...
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Marvel’s Superhero Spectacular

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October 16, 2015
Marvel Superhero Spectacular display

The Disney XD Channel has been upped its Superhero presence with the release of the Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers Assemble, and Ultimate Spider-Man animated series. The channel has  labeled this the “Marvel Superhero Spectacular.” I noticed several of these displays while shopping at local grocery stores. The Guardians of the Galaxy show has...
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More of “Disneyland the Exhibit”

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September 1, 2015
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On this 60th Anniversary of Disneyland, the Walt Disney Archives presented an outstanding exhibit celebrating the history of Disneyland, the park that Walt Disney held so dear to his heart, at the 2015 D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. During our last meeting, we looked at pictures from Disneyland’s planning, opening day, lands, attractions, and...
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Marvel films Phase Three part 2

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August 21, 2015
Ant-Man shrunken billboard

  Welcome to the second installment of my article on Marvel’s Phase three movies. We had just finished with movies that were set to be released in 2016. Let’s move on to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for 2017. Director James Gunn is set to return to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy vol....
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DESCENDANTS Doll Review & Giveaway!

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August 7, 2015
Descendants Two Pack Dolls (Ben & Mal)

Hello my friends! We have an extra special bonus feature for you today! WDW Fan Zone was asked to review some AWESOME new merchandise available from Hasbro! The Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants premiered on Friday July 31st to overwhelming success! This highly anticipated DCOM was the summer movie event everyone was talking about!  Just before...
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A Mermaid Splashes into Chicago!

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August 3, 2015
Ariel

Hello my friends!! I have a special treat for you today! I was invited by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago to attend a performance of “The Little Mermaid” to review for WDW Fan Zone! The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is located in downtown Chicago at Navy Pier, which is one of the major tourist...
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Marvel films Phase Three part 1

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July 10, 2015
Ant-Man poster

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Benjamin Franklin “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” Confucius       It is said that it’s good to plan ahead, and Marvel is doing just that.  Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has decided to release their movies in a groups, called...
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Chicago Has Heroes and Princess in July!

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July 3, 2015
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Hello my friends! I hope you all are enjoying your summer! I have some exciting news to share! I found out about 2 AMAZING events that will be performing in Chicago this month and wanted to let you know more about them! The Marvel Experience will be recruiting Super Hero trainees at McCormick Place from...
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