I was online recently checking to see if anyone in our region had a new comic book exhibit to go to. We love to adventure and every once in a while you can catch one of the museums or colleges doing a comic book exhibit. While I was browsing, I was really surprised at just how many colleges and larger public libraries have a comic book collection. They varied in how big and how old their books were, but I was still excited to see so many institutions starting to catch on that comic books are an art form and cultural phenomenon that deserved to be collected and preserved.
The God Complex figure line from Glitch, a Jakarta-based company. These are high-end figures that reimagine mytholigical deities as snazzy, high fashion robots. It's a concept, that of done right, could be worked into a comic book series. Top Cow is making it a reality in October.
Playmates have sent along info and images for their upcoming Voltron Metal Defender collection. This past SDCC was the launching point for this line and now these wonderful toys will hit mass retail this month. On a side note we will have a review coming up soon on this line. Now for the pics and info!
Let's acknowledge the elephant in the room. Titan Comics, a British publisher is publishing the Simon & Kirby creation Fighting American. However, if the comic is good, I don't mind who the publisher is. That brings the question to bear, is this version of Fighting American any good?
Here is some awesome news folks, Funko will be bringing new Yu-Gi-Oh collectibles to the market! Along with GameStop, we will be getting new stylized vinyl collectible figures and more for this property. It is a good chance that POPS will be coming as well. Read on for the press release!
I've been a huge proponent of the potential Dazzler has a character. The success of Jem and the Holograms in portraying a music group, complete with performances, shows that it can be done and done well.
We saw this at SDCC and now its up for order! This set recreates the famous Early Bird 4 pack from 1977! This will be the only way to get a double telescoping Luke Skywalker and if you missed the others, well here you go! This is indeed a beautiful set and the price is not shabby either. It is set at $279.99. Check out the info and images below.
High End Transformers collectors have something new coming their way; Flame Toys Drift as seen in IDW's Transformers comic. This one is a beast and the price will reflect that but look at what this piece will do! He does not transform but the details alone is staggering. Drift is fully articulated and he will sport LED lights. The SRP is set at $299.99. Read on for the details and images!
Today a few new items hit the news feed. It looks like we have 2 more Hascon “exclusives” to snag. Hasbro will be offering an actual Optimus Prime that will function as an actual battery pack; how cool is that! Also coming will be Titans Return Arcee with Ultra Magnus. This set is considered a pre-release as she
Well, the idea of everything changing in Riverdale went pretty well. Our worst fears weren’t realized, but everything did change for the Riverdale gang, and one in particular. Mark Waid and Pete Woods pulled at the heart strings enough to make an impact greater than any event Archie Comics tried to pull off in the
Image Comics has a reputation for putting out some fine science fiction. Of course there's Saga, which gives Image the reputation as a home for quality sci-fi. This November, the latest science fiction offering comes from writer Zack Kaplan and artist Andrea Mutti.
It seems like the seventh issue of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina just came out. If you, like me, have missed a regular dose of Archie Horror's take on the teenage witch, then you'll be pleased to learn that the next installment of "The Witch-War" We even get a nice cameo of one of the Riverdale gang in these preview pages Archie Comics sent us.