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PDXYelp Geeked Out @ Things From Another World!



It doesn't take all-out war for the superheroes and supervillains of Portland to finally meet face to face. On Tuesday, June 5, 2013, 150 Portland Yelp Elites got decked out in their comic finest for an epic evening at Things From Another World on Broadway! Read on, or catch the reviews for yourself!

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"Holy Batman! I never knew this day would come. Imagine Cruella having a casual  talk with Superman and Robin. Yeppers. Only at this party." Ron T has it right. Portland Yelp Elites got decked to the nines in their supervillain finest as the fine folks from Things From Another World opened their doors for a special private event. With frosty brews from Ninkasi Brewing, tasty wine from AtoZ Wine Works, and samples of Drambuie on pour, there was definitely plenty of lubrcant to get even the most diometrically opposed nemises talking. "This is the first time" Bryan I has "ever seen Batman, Robin, Wonder Woman, Spider Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Thor, Elle Driver, Harley Quinn, Mario & Luigi, and a sadistic evil toothfairy all at one party!  It was like a mini ComiCon but minus the outrageous fees and lines (and definitely with better food and drinks." Oh yeah food! There were some pizzas from Blind Onion on hand and, well, let's just say that nothing pairs as well with comics and beer than pizza. Well, okay, maybe the home-made cookes that the staff baked special for us

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Was it all about the food and drink? Heck no! The folks from TFAW kicked things into hyperdrive with a generous offer of 20% off everything in the store! Not only that, but they broke out the prize wheel, and offered folks multiple spins to win items such as comics, patches, pins, posters, signed graphic novels, signed comics and even more. After giving away a table full of stuff, they went even further, raffling off three $10 gift certificates to Skyline Burger as well as a custom skateboard deck! The generosity was astounding. Even your humble editor couldn't help but score some merch at this great discount. 

Joe M couldn't have put it any better: "Thanks again TFAW staff for hosting and throwing another amazing party.  I was glad to see the guests experience what I experience when entering the comic book realm." Thanks indeed! Huge props to Josh C and the fantastic Things From Another World staff; the fine folks from Ninkasi Brewing; our friends at AtoZ Wines; Ana M; and of course the Portland Elite Squad! 

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Until next time, stay super. 

Don "I Don't Need No Stinking Alter Ego" B

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