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Nexus in Reykjavik, Iceland

By June 21, 2016 Comic Book Stores, Comics

My geek game is strong this week in Iceland! After returning to Reykjavik on our final day, I managed to drop in on Nexus Comics. I haven’t done any research, but I’m guessing that it’s probably the country’s best comic book shop.

Here’s a panorama I snapped as I entered the shop (click to expand):

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There’s an impressive games section, along with several shelves (and barrels) of fantasy costumes & weapons– perfect for some legit cosplay adventures in the Icelandic countryside.
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I’m at the Prometheus Waterfall!

By June 17, 2016 My Geek Adventures

I think my favorite thing about traveling Iceland is how dramatically the landscape can change over just a few miles kilometers. One moment you’re in a scenic storybook landscape and in the next you’re alone on an alien landscape. That’s the main reason that so many genre movies have been using the “land of fire and ice” as the backdrop for otherworldy tales. Driving across the countryside, I directed an entire sci-fi short film in my mind (one that I hope to shoot there someday).
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