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June 4, 2007 7:35 PM   Subscribe

"It is an army bred for a single purpose; to destroy the world of men."
posted by dazed_one (22 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
That was one of their better store front displays. Great comic shop.
posted by chunking express at 7:42 PM on June 4, 2007


Hai-YAHH!
posted by longsleeves at 7:47 PM on June 4, 2007 [1 favorite]


That's crying out for better pictures and more explanation.
posted by empath at 7:58 PM on June 4, 2007


Did Gonzo blow up after blowing the horn of Helm Hammerhand?
posted by XQUZYPHYR at 8:00 PM on June 4, 2007 [3 favorites]


Silver Snail is a comic shop in Toronto. Their store front window usually has cool displays, such as the muppets acting out the big battle scene from Lord of the Rings 2.
posted by chunking express at 8:03 PM on June 4, 2007


So disappointed when I realized this wasn't an actual movie.
posted by muckster at 8:04 PM on June 4, 2007


There's a Silver Snail location in Ottawa, too, but no nifty displays like this.
posted by dreamsign at 8:04 PM on June 4, 2007


The severed head of Dr. Bunsen Honeydew makes me sad. *sniff*
posted by luminous phenomena at 8:04 PM on June 4, 2007


One link crappy, badly lit, photo blog without explanation?
posted by Balisong at 8:11 PM on June 4, 2007


One would think better lighting would be in order.
posted by longsleeves at 8:16 PM on June 4, 2007


C'mon luminous, you know it's not easy being green.


As for the pics, a head-on panoramic shot would have been nice establishing setting and all that.
posted by djrock3k at 9:50 PM on June 4, 2007


Here are the pictures I took of the display when it was up. It was last summer. The pictures I took aren't that great due to trying to shoot through the storefront glass. Also, I was shooting on a wet night so the glass had a nice foggy sheen to it. And since it was nighttime downtown there's some weird reflections from the parking lot across the street. But man what a cool window display.
posted by thecjm at 12:39 AM on June 5, 2007 [1 favorite]


I dropped by there yesterday and they've taken it down :-(
posted by theducks at 4:21 AM on June 5, 2007


They took it down some time last year, if it makes you feel any better.
posted by chunking express at 4:44 AM on June 5, 2007


The pics by thecjm linked above are far better.
posted by MrMustard at 7:58 AM on June 5, 2007


Silver Snail sells comics at US cover price. Woot woot.
posted by autodidact at 8:06 AM on June 5, 2007


Thanks thecjm.

much better
posted by djrock3k at 9:21 AM on June 5, 2007


Silver Snail sells comics at US cover price. Woot woot.

lol. So you pay $2.95 instead of $3.13?
posted by dreamsign at 9:21 AM on June 5, 2007


Don't feel bad, luminous phenomena. It's only a movie. See, Jim Henson is over on the right, directing all the action. No Muppets were harmed.

Thank you for the supplement, thecjm. There's a lot shown in your shots that isn't in the FPP gallery, including Jim Henson, Pops and other members of the production crew down below, and Statler and Waldorf on a high (and oddly balcony-like) outcrop.

Oh, and Sweetums is Gandalf why, exactly?
posted by Faint of Butt at 9:42 AM on June 5, 2007


I must have caught this at the end of its run because I had every intention of going back in better conditions. And when I did it was gone.
posted by thecjm at 11:23 AM on June 5, 2007


Silver Snail sells comics at US cover price. Woot woot.

lol. So you pay $2.95 instead of $3.13?


No, more like $2.95 instead of $3.95 or $4.50 or $4.95... they don't set the prices exactly according to the exchange rate.

And I buy mostly graphic novels, where it's often a savings of $10 or more.
posted by autodidact at 7:15 PM on June 5, 2007


The Muppets instantly make anything awesomer.

"One bork to bork bork them all!"
posted by Mikey-San at 8:09 PM on June 5, 2007


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