Goes My Halloween Costume...
should comes as no secret to readers of this site that we've
given in to the Heroclix habit. So when the game's publisher,
WizKids, sends out an e-mail like this, you have to know we're
filled with a sudden desire to drop everything and fly to
Florida. I've seen this sort of thing in my dreams, and it
looks like too much fun.
notice they didn't dare do any flying characters...
super heroes will come to life and do battle at Channelside
Cinemas & IMAX in Tampa, Fla., at 2 p.m. on Saturday,
Feb. 15, 2003, in the first-ever Life-Size, Live Action demonstration
of the wildly popular miniature battle game, Marvel HeroClix.
demo will be part of a day-long event that will celebrate
the opening of the new Daredevil movie, which will be showing
on the giant IMAX screen at ChannelSide. Life-size HeroClix
bases have been created by Jonathan Douglas, Managing Director
at Channelside, especially for the demo. Professional quality
costumes of the Marvel characters Daredevil, Spider-Man, Elektra
and Bullseye will be worn by local fans who have volunteered
to take part in the event. They will stand on the bases and
do battle in a demonstration of the game. Other Marvel costumed
characters (by local fans) are expected to make special appearances
at the event.
will also include a Sealed Marvel HeroClix: Clobberin' Time
Booster Pack Tournament in the theater lobby hosted by The
Comics Club, Inc, a local full-service comic book and gaming
store located in the Tampa suburb of Brandon, Fla. The competition
will be an officially sanctioned tournament by WizKids. Prizes
will be awarded to the tournament winners. All participants
in the tournament will receive a free movie pass to Channelside
Cinemas, as well as chances for door prizes supplied by The
to the demonstration is free. The tournament requires the
purchase of sealed Marvel HeroClix: Clobberin' Time boosters
at the event. WizKids and Marvel comics and other merchandise
will be available for sale at The Comics Club's booth at the