When twelve-year-old Alice Thorton moves to strange and unusual Stone Gully, the only tie she has to her recently deceased dad is his prized Joe Dakota comic book collection. The only other person in town who seems to show any interest in this treasure trove is Dwight, a forty-year-old kid and sniveling comic book store owner, who has his own purposes for some of her more rare memorabilia.He snatches a pair of 3-D glasses to go with his own copy of the matching comic book and actually opens a portal between the comic book world and their own.When dastardly Dr. Horror escapes into their sleepy little town, he and his henchman Twitch turn the entire burg on its ear by switching every adult's personality. He then uses this chaos to buy some time until he can perfect his mind control potion uninterrupted.It is a dangerous potion that the new world can finally help him complete, and he has already singled out a target - the owner of the town's nuclear power plant.The new world also makes Dr. Horror stronger by the day thanks. Not so coincidentally it simultaneously steals the strength of superhero Joe Dakota the minute he tries to join the kids and subdue the villain.That means it is up to the geeks and the outcasts - a band of misfits, thrown together by their common knowledge of all things comic book - to defeat the villain and save their families, their town... and possibly the world.You used to call them geeks.Prepare to call them heroes."Comic Squad" is a fun adventure that challenges each individual to be their own hero, and to appreciate the unsung heroes we have right in our own family and friends.
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March 07, 2011
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