Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Shoryuken! New Marvel vs Capcom Minimates

The third series of Marvel vs Capcom Minimate 2 packs are on their way to comic shops this week, with a Toys R Us exclusive addition coming soon.

New DCU from Koto for the Holidays

Kotobukiya's awesome ArtFX+ and Bishoujo lines continue with some of the DCU's heaviest hitters. Oh, and there are some nifty little blocky Justice Leaguers too-

Monday, July 30, 2012

New Halo Minimates dropping in

Series 5 of Diamond Select Toys' popular Halo themed Minimates are on their way to Toys R Us' everywhere, and this time they've brought an army...

DIY Network has Total Recall

The DIY Network takes an inside look at some of the massive sets from the remake of genre classic Total Recall.

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D goes bump this Halloween

Just in time for Jack'o'Lanterns and creepy crawlies, the second Silent Hill film -Revelation 3D- will be on the big screen this October. Check out the new trailer post break.

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Get lost in Lost Angeles

Publisher IDW brings a new tale of post-apocalytic LA to the world of comic books from the mind of Kevin Eastman (and Simon Bisley and Joe Pearson too!).

Take a ride to hell with Lance Henriksen

Lance Henriksen is probably one of the better known names in horror/sci-fi with movies like Aliens and TV series like Millennium under his belt. Now the icon is poised to release his first comic book, courtesy of publisher Dark Horse comics.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Amanda Conner announced for Long Beach Con

The Long Beach Comic & Horror Con will play host to Before Watchmen penciler Amanda Conner when the show opens its doors this November.

Mad Catz readies its Warhead

Peripheral maker Mad Catz is getting ready to release one of the most advanced wireless headsets to hit the Xbox 360 market yet- one that has 7.1 audio... and truly wireless chat.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Zhu Zhu Pets and Twinkle Toes albums drop in on malls

Northstar Entertainment today announced a pair of albums for the younger set (that parents might enjoy too) and a shopping mall tour that's headed to, among others, New York's Queens Center.

Dark Knight signing at Midtown Comics

Author of The Dark Knight Manual from Insight Editions, Brandon T. Snider will be signing copies of his timely tome at Midtown Comics.

NBA Baller Beats reveals full track list

This Fall's Baller Beats marries music to basketball in a pretty unique way - through Xbox Kinect. Now the full soundtrack for the game has been revealed and it looks like BB will offer a little something for everybody.

Dredd 3D prequel comic going digital

A digital-only prequel story is be on the way next month to tie in with this Autumn's big screen Dredd film.

New Minimate vehicles speeding to retail

Minimate fans get ready, a bunch of pretty awesome new 'mate vehicles are on the way for Star Trek, Knight Rider, The Munsters, and... Santa Claus?

Monday, July 23, 2012

Watch dinosaurs chomp some ET's today

Director Barry Sonnenfeld (Men in Black) and Grant Morrison's (Batman Inc.) Dinosaurs vs Aliens motion comic is live and in living color today on Yahoo! Screen.

Iron Sky gets a music video

Space Nazi's... I hate these guys... Iron Sky however, looks like it might just be a lot of fun. The sci-fi/action/comedy about a moon-load of bad guys descending on Earth has just posted a brand new music video that is as full of (pretty awesome looking) action as it is tongue-in-cheek humor.

Space Command is go!

The Kickstarter campaign for Space Command, a live action series of movies, has officially been a success.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Diamond revives Battle Beasts (*Update*- sort of)

The classic mini-figure series Battle Beasts mad a comeback in a big way at the San Diego Comic Con last week. Not only did Diamond Select Toys unveil their new BB Mini-Mates, but the company also showed off the new comic and... guitar?

*Update* These actually aren't your father's Battle Beasts.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The Walking Dead #100 gets second printing

Is the most ordered comic book since 1997 getting a second printing? You better believe it.

It's a monstrous week at retail for Diamond Select

Diamond is shipping one very cool Universal Monsters gift pack to comic shops this week.

Also in the pipeline are a few select reissues from the company's amazing catalog of Marvel Comics action figures and a bust (that's also a bank!) of your favorite clone commander and mine- Mr 66 himself -Cody!

Monday, July 16, 2012

Fringe: September's Notebook coming to book stores

Get the inside scoop on weird (and get your name added to the ranks of 'Fringe division'!) with the official companion volume to the hit sci-fi TV show Fringe, coming soon from Insight Editions.

Solomon Kane looks to impress

The trailer for the forthcoming action/horror film Solomon Kane is mighty impressive; feels like Hellboy meets Van Helsing...

Dredd storms retail shelves this Fall

Judge Dredd hits the big screen this Autumn, that you already knew, but the classic comic character is about to return to American comic readers as well - courtesy of IDW.

My Little Pony comes to comics

Hasbro and IDW Publishing are set to bring the world of the Ponies to comic books with My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.

IDW collects a trio of Eisners

IDW Publishing grabbed three Eisner awards this week for a pair of books with some serious pedigree- Walt Simonson's The Mighty Thor and Darwyn Cooke's The Martini Edition.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Neil Gaiman returns to Sandman

For a book that hasn't been published for almost a decade, DC's Sandman (the story of the God of dreams, Morpheus) is still incredibly popular. Now the critically acclaimed series is coming back to bookshelves.

Friday, July 13, 2012

Teen Wolf returns for third season

Teen Wolf fans should be wolfing out to hear that MTV has officially renewed the popular lupine series for a third season.

Waid, Davis, and Brooks join Legendary Comics

Legendary Comics (the comic book division of Legendary Entertainment) has brought industry vets Mark Waid, Shane Davis, and Max Brooks into the fold for a new graphic novel called Shadow Walk.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

SDCC: MTV's Comic Con rundown

MTV will once again have a major presence at this year's Comic Con spectacular. Click on through for the full listing of programming the pop giant has planned.

Simpsons comics App launches

D'Oh! Bongo Comics has officially unveiled their Simpsons comics App for iOS at Comic Con today.

Guess who's back?

Hellboy fans, get ready for Red's return in Hellboy in hell... okay now look at the pic. That's all there is for now but we'll have more when it surfaces (we dig Hellboy).

The CBLDF party's down at the con

Looking for something to do tonight in San Diego? How about hitting up the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's SDCC welcome shindig?

SDCC: Image Entertainment releases booth schedule

Purveyors of horror and geekery Image Entertainment has released their full booth schedule for Comic Con (which kicks off in earnest today). Holliston fans will be pleased.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

PSA: No Stroller at Comic Con

If you'll be attending Comic Con in San Diego this week, be warned- no strollers will be allowed in the Programming Rooms for this year's event.

SDCC: X-Men pinball present at Comic Con

Fans looking to get their flippers working on Stern pinball's new X-Men tables need look no further than the biggest pop culture event of the year.

SDCC: Gentle Giant preps for a giant signings, giveaways

Makes of cool statues and purveyors of awesome stuff in general, Gentle Giant, has announced their official lineup for this week's Comic Con. Are there some big names on the docket, oh yes there are.

Monday, July 9, 2012

Insight Editions releases SDCC schedule

Insight Editions has a pretty full lineup planned for the San Diego Con this week. The publisher has a full slate of stuff to show off too including the Dark Knight Manual and the awesome looking Art of Blizzard.

The Dead go to Comic Con

Going to be at Comic Con International this week? The Walking Dead fan? get thee to booth #5344 as soon as is humanly possible for an awesome giveaway courtesy of Activision.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

SDCC: Image exclusives announced

Aside form a healthy selection of panels and presentations, publisher Image Comics has a whole mess of exclusives in store for show-goers. There are a ton of variant covers, an action figure, and... a watch?

New Billy the Kid on the way

A brand new Billy the Kid book is on the way from publisher Dark Horse Comics and it looks like it's packing a healthy dose of weird.

Extra, extra- Bacon aplenty at Comic Con

Comic Con attendees might not be overly enthused to hear that the TV show Extra and Warner Bros Entertainment have teamed up and will be holding 'Extra at Comic Con'. That feeling might change though when you see what all it entails.

Dinosaurs vs Aliens, FIGHT!

Well, this is interesting (if nothing else). Dinosaurs take on a rampaging alien menace in Barry Sonnenfeld and Grant Morrison's motion comic - Dinosaurs vs Aliens.

SDCC: Level Up takes on the Con

The Cartoon Network's hit show Level Up will be represented at the SDCC with a panel that series fans won't want to miss out on.

Anchor Bay plans full list of events for SDCC

Anchor Bay has some very cool panels in store for visitors at the San Diego Convention Center. Sure they've got The Walking Dead and Spartacus- but the real news is the sci-fi favorite Michael Biehn will be in attendance as well.

And now tonight's top ten list of awesome stuff...

Dark Horse Comics has a handy-dandy little list of what's what for the upcoming Comic Con International as far as the publisher is concerned. Warning: there be trolls after the break... and Domo.

SDCC: The Walking Dead Compendium

The Walking Dead Compendium Will be at the San Diego Comic Con. If you're a fan of the books of TV show, then you probably know how awesome that news is.

Koto preps for a big SDCC '12

Kotobukiya is getting ready to hit Comic Con in style as the company has four big new statues ready to debut at the event. The best part? All will be available for you to take home.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Assassin's Creed Rise trailer released

Click through for maybe the coolest trailer of the year. Assassin's Creed III - Rise.

SDCC: Dark Horse Comics releases full schedule

Going to Comic Con International 2012? Get ready for a Dark Horse deluge.

New Baltimore books emerge from the crypt

Dark Horse Comics just announced that its vampire series Baltimore will be debuting a trio of new graphic novels through June of next year.

SDCC: Form Voltron panel!

The classic giant robot forms up a special panel at Comic Con next week. It'll be loaded with guests and prizes from the farthest reaches of the galaxy.

New Bryan Singer web series 'H+' coming soon

Director Bryan Singer (maybe most famous for the first two X-Men movies. Otherwise known as 'the good ones') has a brand new web only sic-fi series called H+ The Digital Series on the way for later this Summer.

Monday, July 2, 2012

SDCC: Dark Horse exclusives ahoy

Dark Horse Deluxe announces their full slate of Comic Con exclusives as we roll ever onward towards the big event. What's on the list? Some Marvel favorites, a Good Luck pal, and Domo- dressed in his piratical best.