Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Long Beach Comic Con to welcome Neal Adams

Comic artist Neal Adams is the latest addition to the stable of industry talent being added to the Long Beach Comic Con roster along with his son Joel and wife Marilyn.

The Mortal Instruments debuts as a digital comiXology exclusive

Starting now, the entire nine issue run of the acclaimed graphic novel will be exclusively available on comiXology's digital comic platform.

Halloween Horror Nights now spooking it up in Orlando

If you're in Orlando, FL and looking for a good scare, you might want to head over to Universal Studios- Halloween Horror Nights 22 is now accepting victims guests!

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Essential Supernatural to creep out bookshelves soon

The Essential Supernatural is the new Ultimate Visual Guide to the long running Warner Bros TV show, and it'll be on shelves just in time for the show's eighth season.

The Art of Rise of the Guardians Announced

Team up a bunch of classic Holiday fantasy characters and set 'em against a meanie out to wreck children's sense of wonder and what do you get? A pretty awesome looking animated movie from Dreamworks, a cool art book, and Alec Baldwin.

Iron Sky invades DVD and Blu in October

The sci-fi comedy about invading Nazi's from the moon heads to home video early next month.

Street Fighter x Tekken Round 2- Mini-Fight!

The first series of DST's Street Fighter x Tekken Minimates are almost here (in stores this week) but series two is being worked on as we speak- set for launch just after the Holiday season.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Japan Foundation to hold events at NYCC

The Japan Foundation was formed to foster a better understanding of Eastern culture here in the West. This year, the group will be participating in the New York Comic Con to bring a little Eastern flavor to the show.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Syfy brings Flavor Monsters to horrifying life

I'm not really too familiar with the Flavor Monsters game on mobiles (which was produced in conjunction with the truth anti-smoking campaign), but I'll tell you one thing- this is easily the most terrifying strawberry I've ever seen.

Her Universe hits the Star Wars Celebration

Ashley Eckstein's fangirl clothier was in full effect at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Florida last month. Now the company has released a video diary to give you a guided tour of the show.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Gentle Giant releases giant list of September offerings

The list of stuff that Gentle Giant has on tap forrrrrrohmygod is that a giant Boba Fett!?!

Ultron annihilates DST's offerings for the week

The Avengers and Fantastic Four villain makes his Marvel Select debut in style along side the continuing  Battle Beasts comic- and the Silver Surfer cracks open a cold one. (wait... what?)

Monday, September 17, 2012

New Star Trek ships docking on retail shelves soon

It's been a while since we've seen a new release in the series, but DST finally has a fresh batch of Star Trek ships on the way from Art Asylum.

Michael Bay's Black Sails gets it's Captain Flint

Actor Toby Stevens will take the helm of the good ship Walrus on the upcoming Starz series that takes place 20 years before the classic book- Treasure Island.

Lineup announced for the 2012 SDFF

The full selection of Headline and Premier films has just been announced for the 2012 San Diego Film Festival. The 11th year of the festival might just be the most impressive yet.

Universal brings Halloween Horror home

One of the biggest Halloween events in the nation just got even bigger- how'd you like a phone call from the Legions of Evil?

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Metal Gear Rex comes home

Model and collectable maker Kotobukiya just announced that the classic standing tank, as seen in Konami's Metal Gear Solid (on the PSOne), will be coming home in the form of a super detailed (and freakin' awesome) model kit.

The new Skylanders Giants spot is loaded with 'new' everything

Check out a bunch of the Giant-sized features and characters that the forthcoming Skylanders sequel will be bringing to consoles and PC next month.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

How about a tour of the Spartacus set?

Take a virtual tour of the set of Starz' epic sword and sandals series, Spartacus, on the eve of the third and final season.

Interview with the Sculptor: Marvel Select Venom's Jean St. Jean

The toy collecting community was thrown for a loop recently when Diamond Select Toys unveiled their upcoming Marvel Select figure of popular Spider-Man foe Venom. Instead of a decorative display base -- a common accessory to most standard-sized Select figures -- the early 2013 figure will come with a variety of interchangeable parts to re-create several of the anti-hero's more popular looks over the years.

Miles Davis honored with joint US/French issue stamp

Officially unveiled at the DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago this week, the Miles Davis stamp will be the first issues by both France and the US since 1989.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

EA Sports' NHL 2013 takes a retail shot on goal today

EA's classic hockey franchise takes to the virtual ice with it's brand new 'Hockey IQ' feature in tow.

Brand new Transformers DLC out today, more coming soon

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron might just be the best game ever featuring giant robots, let alone the Transformers. Now there's yet another reason to fire up the multiplayer as the a pair of new DLC packs are released (with one more coming at the end of the month) that'll make longtime fans very happy.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Anime Studio 9 launches today

The next edition of Smith Micro's excellent Anime Studio is available now and promises some awesome new features for animators of both the newbie and pro variety.

Hotel Transylvania opens next week

GameMill's take on the forthcoming animated movie is set to sink it's fangs into the DS and 3DS next week.

Reminder: Baller Beats launches tomorrow

Bounce to the beat with NBA Baller Beats hits Kinected Xbox 360's tomorrow.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Local Chicago shops to host board game event

A trio of local Chicago area toy stores will be hosting the inventors of some of the biggest board games of today next week. It's a great chance to play some games, have some fun, and take home some passes for the upcoming Chicago Toy and Game Fair.

Color Rox Hair Chox brings some new shades to temporary hair color

Hair color can be a very touchy prospect when it comes to kids, but Fashion Angels is hoping to change that with it's new temporary color kit- Hair Chox.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Plume on the way from web to print via Kickstarter

Through the crowd funding source Kickstarter, Devil's Due Entertainment plans to bring web comic sensation Plume to the printed page. Pony up and help them out, and you'll be on the receiving end of some very cool rewards.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Dark Horse unveils Tyrion Lannister

Lannister, in all his glory as seen in season 2 of the hit show (based on the books) is the second piece to be added to Dark Horse Deluxe's Game of Thrones collectibles line.

The Expendables and Darkchylde head up this week's DST releases

The second Minimate set based on The Expendables 2 releases this week and it's packing some superstar power with the first mini-versions of Jean Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme), Yin Yang (Jet Li), Gunner Jensen (Dolph Lundgren), and Toll Road (Randy Couture).

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Going to Baltimore Comic Con? Why not take home some zombies?

 ComiXology and Skybound are teaming to issue (no pun intended) 500 free copies of the digital Dead- The Walking Dead that is.

SiriusXM announces town hall meeting with... Tony Hawk?

The satellite radio giant has a series of Town Hall talks going, if you didn't know. Each one happens in front of a live studio audience and focuses on an "iconic artist", with September 10th's talk featuring none other than the legendary bird man.

New Dredd featurette takes a look at the main man and his universe

There hasn't been a film adaptation of Judge Dredd since Sly Stallone's version in the mid-90's. The new Dredd, brought to the screen by Karl Urban, is a very different character and maybe a lot closer to his comic books roots.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Review: Gang Wars (PS Mini)

An arcade classic from the vaults of SNK Playmore, Gang Wars is a beat 'em up with all the sensibilities you'd expect from an arcade game circa 1989- it's also tons of fun.

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Universal Monsters series 3 out now at TRU

A third series of Universal Monsters has risen from the vaults of Diamond Selest Toys this week. Their destination? The haunted isles of Toys R Us...

Review: Leonard Maltin's 2013 Movie Guide (books)

Ever wanted to know something, anything, about a movie from the 'modern era' of film? Then this, dear reader, is for you.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Pre-sales for The Hobbit figures starting today

Middle-earth fans, get clicking- online retailers are starting to take pre-orders today on The Bridge Direct's new series of excellent looking The Hobbit action figures.