Saturday, June 30, 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012

SDCC: The Walking Dead headlines at Cryptozoic

The Walking Dead is set to have a very strong presence at (non electronic) Game maker Cryptozoic's Comic Con booth- Bob Kirkman will be in attendance!

SDCC: Lasso yourself some Mezco exclusives

Mezco, makers of cool sci-fi/comic book collectables, have announced their full slate of Comic Con International exclusives. Included among the Batman, Catwoman, and Earthworm Jim is one awesome little Amazon.

Diamond Select delivers the web slinger

The Amazing Spider-Man is getting all kinds of buzz and looks like it's going to be a top notch adaptation of the wall crawler. Now DST has shipped a pretty awesome adaptation of their own with a Spidey figure based on the design from the film, and it's exclusive to Disney Stores and Marvelstore.com

SDCC: Devil's Due and Ohiya

Devil's Due teams up with pop culture purveyor Ohiya for the cutest little zombie apocalypse you've ever seen.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

SDCC: Warner Bros autograph system announced

The WB is expecting there to be quite a call for autographs at this year's Comic Con. So much so, they've instituted a ticketing system to make sure everybody gets a fare shake. With the lineup of stars they've announced today, it was probably a good move.

Dark Horse Trolls for nostalgia

Remember Troll dolls? They're baaaaaaack-

SDCC: Diamond Select serves up a plate of awesome

The Diamond Select Toys booth at the San Diego Comic Con (#2607) is going to be absolutely jam packed this year with exclusives, giveaways, and prototypes.

A movie Kickstarter? Get ready for Space Command

Yes, we're all familiar with Kickstarter for video games, but movies? A new sci-fi film series (they're planning more than one) called Space Command has taken that route and is on it's way to pre-production right now.

Iron Man 3 at SDCC?

Remember when the first Iron Man film was unveiled at San Diego Comic Con back in 2007? Could that Marvel movie magic be repeating itself for this year's show?

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Cartoon Network partners with Children's Museum

The home of Finn and Jake has partnered up with the New Children's Museum of San Diego to create a full on, completely immersive Adventure Time experience. And it's just in time for Comic Con.


SDCC: Science to host Firefly panel

Science (the channel, not the discipline) will be hosting one fantastic sounding panel centered on the late, great sic-fi epic- Firefly. There's a bunch more too, but come on- you know this is the one you want to hear about.

SDCC: MTV announces lineup for con

MTV Networks has a pretty neat panel set for Comic Con- three industry mainstays go head to head in a debate while Teen Wolf lurks in the shadows.

NYCC: Marvel announces guest lineup

A little New York Comic Con news for you in the midst of the buildup to the San Diego International Con this week, as Marvel Comics has announced its guest list for the October show.

SDCC: DC launches new trading card game

DC Comics and Cryptozoic Entertainment have a brand new trading card battle game set to debut at Comic Con International this year.

SDCC: The Art of Blizzard unleashed

Blizzard fans, get ready to shell out some cash- The Art of Blizzard is one mean looking artistic tome.

Comic Con documentary launches on DVD

Morgan Spurlock's inside look at fandom and the biggest entertainment event of the year is about to see release on DVD... and it comes packed with a Joss Whedon action figure?

Diamond Select hits the bullseye this week

Diamond Select Toys' awesome line of Marvel comics action figures continues this week with the movie version of one of the longest standing Avengers (and surest shots in the Marvel U) Hawkeye.

But wait, there's more! DST also has a whole mess of re-issues coming to comic stores this week too. Depending on how far behind you are, this could get expensive.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

It's Her Universe with Dr. Who

Ladies geek chic clothier Her Universe announced a deal with the BBC today that'll have the company taking a Tardis into your t-shirt drawer soon.

SDCC: Mimobot announces new Star Wars 'bots

Mimoco announced a brand new eighth wave of it's popular Star Wars Mimobots today. The series will hit just in time for the San Diego Comic Con and have one very cool exclusive to both the 'con and Star Wars Celebration VI.

Spidey swings into stores today

Just a reminder that Spider-Man's return to an open world NYC hits stores today with the release of the awesome looking The Amazing Spider-Man.

SDCC: Stan Lee to premier World of Heroes

Created around the legendary Mr. Stan Lee, Vuguru's World of Heroes channel on YouTube promises to offer a full slate of original programming just for comic book fans.

Friday, June 22, 2012

SDCC: Gentle Giant unveils more con exclusives

Three more amazingly cool exclusives join Gentle Giant's already pretty great lineup of Comic Con exclusives on the way to San Diego.

Kotobukiya goes to a galaxy far, far away

Darth Vader and Boba Fett are the newest additions to Koto's excellent line of ARTFX+ statues.

Click through for a ton of shots of the character collectibles in non-action.

SDCC: Sideshow announces show exclusives

Makers of high-quality collectables and statuary, Sideshow Collectables, announced today that the'll be bringing some very cool exclusive Star Wars and G.I. Joe toys to Comic Con International next month.

Guess what game series is getting a movie?

The latest series of games to make the transition to the big screen Dreamworks picks up EA's Need for Speed.

Royal Faerie catching 101 on iOS

Faerie Planet has been updated with a new flying friend of royal bearing.Say 'hi' to Queen Lizzie.

Shoot many soundtracks

The soundtrack to the popular indie title Shoot Many Robots is out today and ready to rock... many robots.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

SDCC: it's adult swim at Comic Con

San Diego Comic Con prepare yourselves- this year adult swim is bringing new shows, Cat Grab for prizes, and Henry Winkler.

SDCC: Udon announces Marvel-ous exclusive

Capcom and Marvel fans, Udon is about to take all your money.

SDCC: Cartoon Network panel list announced

Going to Comic Con International next month? Then you'd probably be interested in taking a look at Cartoon Network's full lineup of panels wouldn't you?

Well, it's your lucky day.

SDCC: Random House's big guns in attendance

Some of the biggest names penning books for Random House will be in attendance at the biggest pop culture event of the year.

First Dredd trailer is the law

The upcoming film reboot of Judge Dredd is on the way this Fall. If this first trailer is anything to go by, then the new take on the character from Lionsgate is going to make fans very happy.

Madefire brings something new to tablet comic reading

This might just be the coolest thing to have come along in years. Yes, it's motion comics- but Madefire really will blow you away.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Stan Lee swings into action in The Amazing Spider-Man

Sure the feature attraction in next week's videogame adaptation of the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man movie is the webbed wonder, but I dare you not to smile as the 'king of cameos' takes to his webs across the NYC skyline.

SDCC: Shatner and Corman confirmed as special guests

With San Diego Comic Con just a little under a month away, both sci-fi legend William Shatner and B-movie great Roger Corman have been confirmed for panels.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Brand new Worry Woos coming at you

Worry Woos are getting to be a pretty popular little line of stuffed pals and books. Now a duo of new WW's are on the way to retail shelves (and your house).

Riddle me this, what's TriForce bringing to SDCC?

Okay, so maybe that's more of a question... any way you slice it though, TriForce Collectables is bringing one very cool exclusive to the biggest pop culture event of the year.

It's Mimobot Time!

Adventure Time gets the Mimoco treatment as a brand new series of the collectable flash drives hit just in time for the San Diego Comic-Con.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Clifford the Big Red Dog chews a new bone

Clifford the Big Red Dog is one of those properties that never really gets old. It's a certifiable classic. Now the big guy's poised to make a comeback courtesy of the Douglas Company.

Max Payne feels the Hoboken Blues

The second digital issue of Marvel Comics' Max Payne 3 book has officially hit Rockstar's site.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

MIMOBOT Rises with the Dark Knight

Designer flash drive maker MIMOBOT expands it's DC Universe roster with some more of the world's most adorable superhero collectables.

Monday, June 11, 2012

Justice is Coming - Judge Dredd hits theaters 9/21

Classic comic hero Judge Dredd takes to the silver screen once more in a much smaller scale story than the previous Stallone vehicle from almost two decades ago (I feel old). This time Karl Urban dons the helm of Dredd to tackle a dangerous drug that imbues users with the ability to perceive the world around them in slow motion.

New images after the break-

Saturday, June 9, 2012

The Dark Knight Rises in bookstores this Summer

 On the way (and just in time to coincide with the release of the third Chris Nolan Batman movie) are a pair of very cool looking bat-tomes coming to fans from publisher Insight Editions- The Dark Knight Manual and Batmobile: The Complete History.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Sink your teeth into The Strain

If you haven't been reading Chuck Hogan and Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain from Dark Horse comics, now's you're chance to get caught up on what's one of the most original pieces of vampire fiction in years.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Pinball mutates with X-Men

Stern Pinball, one of the largest game makers in the country, has officially announced that it's newest pinball machine, based on Marvel Comics' X-Men, is now available,

Konami scores big at E3

Taking home a load of 'best of show' awards this E3 was Konami. The longtime Japanese publisher brought a stellar lineup into the show and the press at large- they took note.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

E3: Death comes on a... Dark Horse?

One of THQ's most promising properties (that the flailing company has left) is DarkSiders. Now, with DarkSiders 2 on the way this August, Dark Horse comics has a prequel story ready starring the main (horse)man himself- Death.

E3: Doom 3 BFG Announcement trailer

The BFG edition of classic shooter Doom 3 is on the way from Bethesda and iD, the newest trailer for the game doesn't show off most of what's new, but it just might get you excited to hunt the halls of Mars' moons one more time.

E3: NY is open in The Amazing Spider-Man

Between this new trailer (that shows Spidey swinging through a gloriously open NYC) and the rebooted film franchise set to open this July, arachnid fans have a lot to be very happy about.

E3: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 trailer

The newest look at Treyarch's upcoming Call of Duty sequel shows a little more of the near-future setting and a lot more of why people love this series.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

E3: Your iPhone goes to a galaxy far, far away

Star Wars fans are having a very nice little E3 for themselves this year.

With the unveiling of Star Wars 1313 the other day, we got a peek at one of the most original looking Wars games in years- and today Power A has revealed a brand new series of cases for iPhone 4/4s' that should make fans almost as happy.

E3: Bag up your Skylanders with Power A


The peripheral maker Power A has just announced a new line of branded controllers and storage cases for Activision's mega-popular Skylanders.