Tuesday, July 27, 2021

New DC Direct Collectibles by McFarlane Toys

New DC Direct Collectibles by McFarlane Toys
McFarlane Toys’ huge success story with their DC Multiverse action figures is getting bigger and better as they announce they are further expanding their relationship with DC and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP). McFarlane Toys have entered into a global licensing agreement with WBCP to unleash a new line of McFarlane Toys designed statues, busts, and figures based on DC's expansive roster of iconic characters. Fans and collectors can look forward to an array of McFarlane Toys created DC Direct collectibles under legendary artist Todd McFarlane's creative direction coming in 2022.

SDCC 2021 Exclusives: Diamond Select Tron, Star Wars, Disney & More!

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San Diego Comic-Con 2021 remained in "@Home" status this year for the safety of thousands of geeks across the planet, but the scifi, horror, fantasy and super hero news was still flowing like a waterfall and the exclusives were top notch! Diamond Select know how much you love these highly sought after collectibles, so they were sure to make enough for the whole class! Take a look at all the plastic treasures you can snap up right now...

Alice in Wonderland by Mary Blair Limited Edition Doll

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In celebration of Alice in Wonderland’s 70th Anniversary, we are thrilled to share the launch of the all-new Alice in Wonderland by Mary Blair Limited Edition Doll, available on shopDisney beginning today for pre-order. The 16 1/2'' doll features the whimsical and exquisite designs of renowned artist, Mary Blair, recognized as one of the first Disney female artists and one of the most brilliant conceptual designers to date.

SDCC 2021: Legendary Comics YA Debuts Motions Trailers for 'The Heart Hunter' and 'Lupina'

SDCC 2021 Legendary Comics YA Titles
Over the weekend, fans tuned in to San Diego Comic-Con@Home as the Legendary Comics team, Robert Napton (SVP), Nikita Kannekanti (Senior Editor), and Jann Jones (Director), were joined by extraordinary comic creators for the Legendary Comics 2021 and Beyond! panel. Among the many exciting and original titles discussed, the virtual panel shared a special look at the newly launched Legendary Comics YA imprint, including the imprint’s first released OGN Championess from its impressive slate, as well as debuted an exclusive look at the motion trailers for upcoming YA original graphic novels The Heart Hunter and Lupina.

Quantum Mechanix Announces Q-Figs for Masters of the Universe

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Quantum Mechanix Inc. (QMx) today announced the company has entered into an agreement with Mattel Inc. to create a new line of their best-selling Q-Figs for Masters of the Universe™.

This licensing deal will allow QMx to produce a new collection of their massively popular Q-Fig collectibles based on Mattel’s iconic characters from classic Masters of the Universe™. The agreement marks the first time the two companies will collaborate, bringing together QMx’s story-centric approach to premium collectibles with Mattel’s rich history of Masters of the Universe™ storytelling. 

ComiXology Originals and Scott Snyder’s Best Jackett Press Announce Multi-Title Deal

ComiXology and Scott Snyder's Best Jacket We Have Demons Cover
Scott Snyder is coming to comiXology Originals in a big way. ComiXology’s exclusive content line, comiXology Originals, and Scott Snyder’s publishing company, Best Jackett Press, announced today that Snyder will be writing eight new titles for comiXology Originals. The titles will be made available as digital first releases exclusively on comiXology and Kindle with all eight titles collected in print and released at a later date by Dark Horse Books.

With these new titles, #1 New York Times bestselling writer Snyder is returning to his creator-owned roots and collaborating with some of the biggest artists in comics, including Rafael Albuquerque, Greg Capullo, Francesco Francavilla, Jamal Igle, Jock, Tula Lotay, Francis Manapul, and Dan Panosian. Legendary comics editor Will Dennis is overseeing the titles.

“This historic, multi-title deal with comiXology Originals has enabled us to assemble a murderers’ row of artists and together we’re challenging ourselves creatively to work outside of our comfort zones and really lean into the possibilities of making comics,” said Scott Snyder. “This deal allows me the freedom to explore the kind of storytelling I've wanted to try for a long time, while supporting my need to try something that’s not totally comfortable for me.”

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Underworld 5 Movie Collection on 4K October 5th


The eternal battle between vampires and Lycans gets upgraded when the UNDERWORLD 4K ULTRA HD COLLECTION arrives on October 5th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This limited edition gift set marks the first time that fans will be able to experience all five films on 4K Ultra HD disc with High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos audio. The films will also be available digitally in 4K with HDR.

The UNDERWORLD 4K ULTRA HD COLLECTION will include Underworld (both the original theatrical version and the extended cut), Underworld: Evolution, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Underworld: Awakening and Underworld: Blood Wars, as well as hours of SD & HD bonus content across all five films, including the Underworld: Endless War animated shorts.

SDCC 2021: Shudder on Ultra City Smiths, Horror Noire and Creepshow Season 3

Shudder Logo

AMC+ and Shudder presented virtual panels for Ultra City Smiths, Horror Noire and Creepshow Season 3 at Comic-Con@Home earlier today. Series news and links to new trailers and footage debuted during the panels are below: 

Friday, July 23, 2021

SDCC 2021: Amazon Releases Wheel of Time Teaser Poster

Amazon The Wheel of Time Teaser Poster

Amazon Prime Video and Sony Pictures Television today revealed the teaser poster for the upcoming Amazon Original fantasy series "The Wheel of Time. The teaser poster was first revealed during the show’s Comic-Con@Home panel, where showrunner Rafe Judkins’ (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hemlock Grove) also confirmed that the series will exclusively stream on Amazon Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide in November 2021. The full panel can now be seen on SDCC’s official YouTube channel.

The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all-time, with over 90 million books sold. Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.   

SDCC 2021: Diamond Select's Winter Preview

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Summer’s almost over, and winter is on its way! This month, Diamond Select Toys is offering products for pre-order that will ship in February 2022, and it’s a great mix of items! From action figures to Vinimates, from Gallery Dioramas to Legends in 3D busts – plus statues and busts from Gentle Giant Ltd. – it’s the best of all worlds! Order online or find a store at comicshoplocator.com!