The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition is now on at the Singapore Philatelic Museum. The exhibition is part of the Batman 75th Anniversary celebration and is the first and only exhibition in Asia to commemorate the anniversary.
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The exhibition was open by Mr Lawrence Wong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & 2nd Minister for Communications and Information. And you can’t have a DC Super Heroes Exhibition without any superheroes. Yeap, Batman was in town for the opening.
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The exhibition area is filled with DC related stamps, comic pages, toys and artwork. Highlight of the exhibition includes:
US 2007 DC Comics Super Heroes self adhesive collectible stamps.
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Limited edition life size busts of Batman and Superman.
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Models of Batmobile including the 1989 Batman movie version designed and produced by Tim Burton and Anton Furst and the Batmobile Tumbler designed by Nathan Crowley and Christopher Nolan for the movie Batman Begins in 2005.
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And many more…..
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The League Against Evil: A DC Super Heroes Exhibition
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Date: 5 Jun – 31 Aug 2014
Time: Monday: 1pm – 7pm, Tuesday to Sunday: 930am – 7pm
Admission is free for Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents.

Star Wars fan around the world celebrated May The 4th last Sunday and Singapore is no exception. The Singapore Star Wars Day celebration took place at Jurong Regional Library. Programme line up for the day include the first Singapore screening of “Plastic Galaxy: A History of Star Wars Toys” by Brian Stillman, Lightsaber workshop session for kids by FightSaber Singapore, display of Star Wars toys and many more. And no Star Wars Day celebration is complete without special appearance by 501st Legion Singapore Garrison.
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Kinokuniya celebrated Free Comic Books Day last Saturday at their main store in Ngee Ann City. Besides giving out free comic books, there were also Cosplayer from the neo tokyo project and appearance by 501st Legion – Singapore Garrison.
I didn’t managed to catch the cosplayer from the neo tokyo project but I made it in time for the 501 Legion appearance. The venue was kinda small and packed with fans. But luckily it was an orderly event. I was told that they will be using a bigger venue next year at level 4. Not sure the exact details.
So here are some of the photos of the 501st Legion – Singapore Garrison at Kinokuniya Free Comic Books Day.
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Happy Star Wars Day everyone! (Today is May the 4th. Get it?)
Here’s an awesome video by College Humor featuring celebrities like Chris Daughtry, Ben Folds, Liz Phair, Reggie Watts, Mark McGrath, Jordin Sparks, Rick Springfield, Weird Al, Lisa Loeb, and mc chris. Check it out.

4th of May is coming. You might ask what is so special about that day. Well, it is Star Wars Day. May the 4th (May the force). Get it? Haha.
Last year, Hasbro celebrated May The 4th along Orchard Road with Star Wars characters giving out Star Wars figurine. This year, there will be a bigger celebration at Jurong Regional Library.
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There will be workshops and activities for kids and fanatics including special appearance by 501st Legion Singapore Garrison and FightSaber Singapore, display of Star Wars toys by Hasbro Singapore, ‘live’ doodling sessions by the artists from Band of Doodlers and many more. And don’t miss the first Singapore screening of “Plastic Galaxy: A History of Star Wars Toys” by Brian Stillman.
There will also be an exclusive sale of custom stormtrooper helmets by local and overseas artists where all proceeds from sale of the helmets will go towards helping the less privileged. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.
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Date: 4th May 2014
Time: 11am – 7pm
Venue: Jurong Regional Library, 21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609732
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George Lucas was in town last week for the official opening of Lucasfilm headquarters in Singapore. It’s not just a normal building. The building was designed to look like the Sandcrawler in Star Wars IV.
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The 22,500 square-meter building located at One Fusionopolis View features a Yoda fountain, a 100-seat theater, retail space and state-of-the-art digital production capabilities. Tenants of the Sandcrawler building include Disney’s Southeast Asia operations and ESPN Asia Pacific.
I visited the building last Saturday. I must say that it is difficult to take photo of the building. There’s a lot of constructions around the building. Not much space for photographers to take photo of the Sandcrawler.
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