Geek Instagram Week in Review – Nov 7, 2012

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Okay, that title is a bit of a misnomer. We've got a whole lot more than a week included in this first collection of Instagram images from Geek Magazine. And it just so happens that you're now able to look through our entire collection on your mobile device AND via any web browser: GeekExchange is on Instagram! (on the web, not just on your phone!)

The best way to peek into the oddly-tinted and/or washed-out lives of our event-going editors is to follow us by either searching for “geekexchange” or “geek magazine”. And if you’re already a follower, then you’ve seen exclusive on-the-fly shots from Disney studios, gaming launch parties, and any number of comic-cons from around the country. We’ll try to make this a semi-regular series so that those of you without Instagram can see where we’ve been. The Instagram app is available on both iOS and Android devices.

Disney Studios lot – Burbank

Monday, Oct 22nd
After a screening of Wreck-It Ralph on the Disney lot in Burbank, we snapped a few pics of the statues on the grounds and the massive Multiplane camera used to shoot the classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarves animated feature film.

Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale LA Beatdown

Thursday, Oct 25th
On the easternmost edge of Hollywood on Sunset Blvd, we found the iam8bit gallery and a fan event with lines that stretched for blocks.

Ubisoft Assassin’s Creed III Launch Party

Thursday, Oct 25th
Sponsored by Maxim magazine and Rock the Vote, this invite-only party featured a deejay set by Nick Cannon and the last chance to see the Art of the Assassin exhibition on display.

Mark Waid Q&A at the Comic Bug

Saturday, Oct 27th
Daredevil and Indestructible Hulk writer visited the Comic Bug shop in Manhattan Beach, CA, to take questions from fans and sign his considerable body of work. He also discussed his latest venture called Thrillbent, making digital comics specifically for the digital medium, not print.

Dr Horrible 5th Annual Halloween Screening

Saturday, Oct 27th
As they do every year, the people at Whedonopolis.com put on an epic screening for charity. This year, the screening also included season 5 of the Guild and season 2 of Husbands, along with guest appearances of the creators and stars.

Disneyland Halloween Time

Tuesday, Oct 30th
Disneyland takes great pride in transforming their amusement park into a spooky yet kid-friendly world each fall. But they just don’t throw a few paper mache bats and spiders on top of the Mickey merchandise. No, they completely transform the Haunted Mansion into a Nightmare Before Christmas themed ride and create all-new photo opportunities with a gigantic Mickey Mouse pumpkin that stands more than a story high.

El Capitan Theater in Hollywood

Thursday, Nov 1st
On the eve of Wreck-It Ralph’s debut (you could tell from the interior makeover meant to invoke the video game world from the movie), we visited the El Capitan theater to take on a unique experience The Nightmare Before Christmas Second Screen Live event. We were required to bring our iPads to follow along with the movie and play games that correlated to what was happening on screen. On the way out, we spent a few moments with some old school looking Fix-It Felix Jr arcade machines.

Brisk Day of the Dead Celebration in LA

Thursday, Nov 1st
Held in the heart of Little Tokyo at the Hold Up Art Gallery, Brisk held a very Mexican gathering with free food and Brisk flavored adult beverages, with live music and a gallery full of Day of the Dead themed art lining the walls.

Long Beach Comic-Con 2012

Saturday and Sunday, Nov 3-4
The last big west coast comic convention of the season was held in Long Beach last weekend with lots of comics, creators, and cosplay for the thousands that were in attendance.

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