Wednesday, June 28, 2023

ABLAZE Delivers a Month of Frightening Fun

Ablaze Almost Dead
Comics and graphic novel publisher ABLAZE focuses on the horror genre with an exciting array of new titles set for release in September by an international cadre of talented creators, writers, and artists.

ALMOST DEAD kicks things off with an intriguing post-apocalyptic horror-drama adventure about triumph, growth and the resiliency of the human spirit brought to you by writer and Comic Con Radio / Spoiler Magazine founder Galaxy and Eisner nominated artist Ryan Benjamin (Batman Beyond, Star Wars, Xmen, Grifter) that redefines the genre, with its cinematic approach and attention to detail.

“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ON STAGE” in Theaters Nationwide

“Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba ON STAGE” in Theaters Nationwide

Fathom Events and Aniplex of America are bringing a very special event to the big screen with “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ON STAGE,” showing in theaters nationwide for ONE DAY ONLY on Tuesday, July 18 at 7:00 pm local time. 

In celebration of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” this ON STAGE performance of the Mugen Train Arc and the Entertainment District Arc will feature cast members and an exclusive live reading of the original story.  Fathom’s presentation will include English subtitles. 

The Mahoning Drive-In Theater Presents TROMA-THON 2023

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It’s time for the wildest show of the season, as TROMA-THON 2023 spews cinematic insanity into the eyes of an eager audience on Friday and Saturday, July 14-15!

Once again, Troma Entertainment partners with The Mahoning Drive-In Theater to present two days of the most outrageous independent films known to sub-humanity, transforming the theater grounds into a Tromahoning soiree of sludge and taboo-busting toxic treats guaranteed to widen your orifices and blow your mind!

Two nights of Tromatic triple features on the big screen!

Two nights of live bands and one-stop Troma shopping!

Lloyd Kaufman in person! Meet the man behind THE TOXIC AVENGER, POULRTYGEIST CLASS OF NUKE ‘EM HIGH, and SHAKESPEARE’S SH*TSTORM, and the Face of Troma Entertainment for half a century!

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Diamond Select Star Wars, D&D and Darkwing Duck!

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It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for a new shipment of goodies to your local comic shop! This week, Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD are sending SIX new items to stores, including four from Star Wars, one from Dungeons & Dragons and one from Darkwing Duck! It’s the Best of All Worlds! 

Darkwing Duck Gallery Darkwing Duck PVC Diorama
A Diamond Select Toys release! He is the terror that flaps in the night! The Darkwing Duck line of products kicks off with this dynamic Gallery Diorama of Darkwing himself! Made out of high-quality PVC and standing approximately 9 inches tall, this sculpture depicts the purple-clad vigilante on a rooftop, cape and grappling gun in hand. It comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Barry Bradfield, sculpted by Varner Studios! SRP: $59.99


Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Full Trailer
Can you survive five nights?

The terrifying horror game phenomenon becomes a blood-chilling cinematic event, as Blumhouse— the producer of M3GAN, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man— brings Five Nights at Freddy’s to the big screen.           

The film follows a troubled security guard as he begins working at Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. While spending his first night on the job, he realizes the night shift at Freddy’s won’t be so easy to make it through.

Monday, June 26, 2023

GraphicAudio Announces Hellboy Universe Audiobook Original Series

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RBmedia, the largest audiobook publisher in the world, today announced that its GraphicAudio brand is releasing three original Hellboy Universe audiobooks written by bestselling author Christopher Golden. The first audiobook in the series will be released in July.

Written exclusively for GraphicAudio and produced with a full cast of actors, sound effects, and cinematic music, this audio-first series provides an immersive story set in the Hellboy Universe created by legendary cartoonist Mike Mignola. Each audiobook will be accompanied by cover artwork by Mignola and award-winning colorist Dave Stewart. The first of the audio projects, titled Hellboy: A Plague Of Wasps, continues the story from the fan favorite Hellboy in Love comic books.

Meet The MUTANTS of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem Animated Movie Poster

As the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem toys spill into stores and all over social media feeds, Seth Rogan and company thought it was time we meet the rest of the film's animated cast! Die hard Turtles fans will recognize more than a couple of familiar names, and the accompanying character designs continue to be a burst of fun we haven't gotten in the turtle-verse in some time! 

Here's the story: 
After years of being sheltered from the human world, the Turtle brothers set out to win the hearts of New Yorkers and be accepted as normal teenagers through heroic acts. Their new friend April O’Neil helps them take on a mysterious crime syndicate, but they soon get in over their heads when an army of mutants is unleashed upon them. 

Now this is some mutant mayhem.

Sunday, June 25, 2023

Robosen Robotics Debuts TRANSFORMERS Bumblebee G1 Performance Robot

Robosen Robotics TRANSFORMERS Bumblebee G1 Performance Robot
Robosen Robotics (, a leading innovator in the field of robotics, today announced Bumblebee G1 Performance, the first product in its Performance Series line of robots.  Through Robosen’s partnership with Hasbro, fans of the iconic franchise can enjoy their favorite Autobot companion now in real life, and with Mini Theater, fans that own either TRANSFORMERS Flagship or Elite Optimus Prime, can have Bumblebee interact with their Optimus Prime, creating incredible sequences and interactions that come to life right before your eyes. Bumblebee G1 Performance retails for $399 USD at

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray August 1


The galaxy's favorite band of misfits are back for one final adventure, and it may be their most dangerous yet. James Gunn’s epic conclusion to the Guardians trilogy is “full of heart, humor, and action” (Ross Bonaime, Collider) and “an absolute must-see” (Molly Freeman, Screen Rant). Raising the stakes to new levels, the team must protect one of their own from a mysterious new villain in a thrilling adventure full of the spectacle, humor and heart that fans have come to expect. And of course, an awesome soundtrack! Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 arrives at Digital retailers on July 7 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on August 1. Fans can add the film to their collection and access exclusive bonus content including deleted scenes, a gag reel and audio commentary by James Gunn.

Transformers: Earthspark Expedition Comes to Consoles and PC This Year

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Outright Games, the leading global publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, has announced TRANSFORMERS: EARTHSPARK - Expedition, an all-new action packed, single player TRANSFORMERS video game that is being developed in partnership with Hasbro, a global leader in play. This is the first game inspired by the original animated series TRANSFORMERS: EARTHSPARK that premiered globally November 2022. TRANSFORMERS: EARTHSPARK - Expedition will introduce a new generation of video game fans to an all-new generation of Earthborn TRANSFORMERS bots when it launches later this year on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch and PC.

"Haunted Mansion" at Midsummer Scream

Haunted Mansion" at Midsummer Scream

On Sunday, July 30, at Midsummer Scream, The Walt Disney Studios will present: Happy Haunts Materialize! Behind the Scenes of Disney’s Haunted Mansion, only in theaters July 28.

This special apparition from regions beyond will include Jonathan Eirich, Producer; Jeffrey Kurland, Costume Designer; and Phillip Bartell, Editor. Hosted by Lauren and Trevor Shand, and Leone D’Antonio from The Boo Crew Podcast, the group of frightful filmmakers will discuss bringing Haunted Mansion to the big screen while sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes and insight about the process of re-imagining one of the world’s most famous attractions into a brand-new motion picture experience!

Cryptozoic Entertainment Announces Adventure Time: The Roleplaying Game

Cryptozoic Entertainment, leading creator of tabletop games, trading cards, and collectibles, in collaboration with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products, today announced the upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the Adventure Time: The Roleplaying Game.

Based on Cartoon Network’s Emmy and Peabody Award-winning animated series, Adventure Time, this innovative roleplaying game offers an immersive and accessible experience for both novice players and seasoned RPG enthusiasts ages 12 and up. At the heart of the Adventure Time: The Roleplaying Game is the "Yes And" game mechanic, developed in partnership with Forever Stoked Creative. The “Yes And” system determines success and failure via a custom set of dice, while encouraging collaborative storytelling and ensuring that players are always engaged. The game’s intuitive storytelling approach will eliminate the need for complex calculations and allow players to focus on the narrative itself.

Friday, June 23, 2023

Celebrate 20 Years of Rilakkuma

Rilakkuma, the beloved San-X character known for bringing joy and relaxation into the lives of millions, is commemorating two decades of enchanting fans worldwide. The USA Tour, following its immensely successful debut in Newark, which had fans lining up HOURS before opening and camping out, has captivated audiences with its unique blend of entertainment, creativity, and nostalgia. Now, it's time to spread the magic...

Oni Press Releases A Trailer For Jay Stephens' DWELLINGS

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Beginning this summer, the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-winning publisher Oni Press will publish DWELLINGS, a bi-monthly limited series from the pop-addled brain of Emmy Award-winning animator and Eisner Award-nominated cartoonist Jay Stephens (TUTENSTEIN, JETCAT CLUBHOUSE). Today Oni Press is thrilled to release a brand new trailer for the spooky series, as well as a brand new preview. Re-formatting Stephens' acclaimed self-published series – which has drawn praise from a litany of high-profile talents, like Jeff Lemire, Stephen R. Bissette, Phil Hester, and more – into three prestige-format chapters, Oni's new release of DWELLINGS marks the award-winning Canadian cartoonist's return to the publisher that played an early, pivotal role in shaping his career with series like JETCAT CLUBHOUSE, LAND OF NOD, ODDVILLE, and ATOMIC CITY TALES – all of which numbered among some of Oni's earliest and most acclaimed breakout hits alongside series like CLERKS and ONI DOUBLE FEATURE. 

Thursday, June 22, 2023

SDCC 2023: Her Universe Fashion Show Returns

SDCC 2022 Her Universe Fashion Show WINNERS WALK Cindy Guillermo and Michael Burson PHOTO CREDIT TO MARK EDWARDS
The 9th annual Her Universe Fashion Show, hosted by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano, Star Wars) with this year’s co-host Michael James Scott (The Genie in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway), returns to San Diego Comic-Con International (SDCC) to celebrate 100 Years of Disney on Thursday, July 20 at 6 p.m. PT in the Harbor Ballroom of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. In addition to the countless surprises planned to delight and entertain the audience, Ashley Eckstein will wear a one-of-a-kind couture design infusing technology and storytelling in an unexpected way. Actor and recording artist Michael James Scott will also dazzle the audience with unforgettable performances!

SDCC 2023: Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD Attack

Diamond Select SDCC 2023 Exclusive G.I. Joe Gallery Baroness (Agent of Cobra) PVC Diorama
It’s all-out war! San Diego becomes a battleground this July, with thousands of superfans fighting for elbow room at one of the coolest cons in the country! Comic-Con International, which runs from July 19-23, will be host to hundreds of companies, chief among them Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD, and they’re bringing an army of exclusives! Read on for details and make your plan of attack, but come by booth 2607 early, because they won’t last forever! Not attending? Reserve yours online at and (while supplies last) and they’ll ship out after the show!

Enter the DC Multiverse on Max

Enter the DC Multiverse on Max
Viewers who are looking for DC’s legendary characters and enduring stories can check out the hundreds of hours of films and series available on Max’s DC hub. Max is the home of fans’ favorite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, timeless DC series and movies that resonate with the entire family, and epic blockbusters that feature larger-than-life characters from across worlds and generations.

Prime Video Reveals The Wheel of Time Season Two Premiere Date and Images

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Prime Video released first-look images from the second season of The Wheel of Time. Season Two of the Amazon Original series will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories around the world on September 1. The Wheel of Time is a part of the savings, convenience, and entertainment that Prime members enjoy in a single membership. The series is a co-production with Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television Studios. The first season of The Wheel of Time will also stream for free on Amazon Freevee for one month starting July 14.

BoxLunch and Sanrio Launch Hello Kitty Mushroom Line

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BoxLunch, the pop culture retailer specializing in fan-favorite merchandise, has teamed up with global lifestyle brand Sanrio® to launch a new line of Hello Kitty® merchandise available in stores and at 

Hello Kitty and Friends are back in a supercute new program featuring vintage-inspired mushroom iconography with adorable new character art. Fan-favorite characters including My Melody, Little Twin Stars, Pompompurin, and Cinnamoroll join Hello Kitty in this exclusive new collection, giving fans of all ages countless ways to wear their love of the kawaii icons on their sleeves. Whether it's Hello Kitty and Friends mushroom character pins, a playful mushroom-shaped My Melody Loungefly backpack, Pompompurin and Cinnamoroll Raglan Tee, Little Twin Stars Mushroom Tee, a set of Hello Kitty and Friends Mushroom coffee mugs, or even a Hello Kitty and Friends Mushroom License Plate cover, fans of the brand can indulge in their fondness for these timeless characters featuring a new mushroom twist.

POW! Kids Books Presents MOLLY & NIGHTMARE

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Molly’s not like other girls… she wants a monster under her bed!

She’s lonely at school, so she decides to bring a friend. A big friend. A big, scary friend. She summons a monster called Nightmare, who tries his hardest to scare her—but he just can’t! Nightmare doesn’t understand why Molly is not frightened of him…but soon Molly and Nightmare become great friends, and go on many adventures together. And he promises to protect her from the things that do scare her, like loneliness and snapping turtles.

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Swamp Thing Coming to 4K UHD + Blu-ray

Swamp Thing on 4K UHD + Blu-ray
MVD Entertainment Group is proud to announce SWAMP THING, licensed from MGM, for release in North America on both 4k Ultra HD and Blu-ray formats on July 25, 2023. The release includes both the original PG-Rates theatrical cut and, for the first time in North America, the unrated international cut. 

Swamp Thing is an American superhero horror film written and directed by Wes Craven (A Nightmare On Elm Street, Scream), based on the DC Comics character of the same name created by Len Wein and Bernie Wrightson. It tells the story of a brilliant scientist, Dr. Alec Holland (Ray Wise, Robocop) and a government agent, Alice Cable (Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter’s The Fog) who have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilization forever. Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis, Arcane (Louis Jourdan, Octopussy) is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Looting the lab and kidnapping Cable, Arcane douses Holland with the chemicals and leaves him for dead in the swamp. Mutated by his own formula, Holland becomes “Swamp Thing” - a half human/half plant superhero who will stop at nothing to rescue the beautiful Cable and defeat the evil Arcane...even if it costs him his life. 

Alamo Drafthouse Goes Full On Barbie Crazy

Barbie at the Alamo Drafthouse
We bleed pink here at Alamo Drafthouse, so you can imagine just how excited we are for Greta Gerwig’s hilarious, glamorous, irreverent take on BARBIE. That’s why we’re capturing just a little of that Barbieland magic with enough unique screenings, fabulous collectibles, and exclusive fun to fill a dream house.

Barbie is all about the accessories, so we’re going all out with an exclusive line of must-have products that any Barbie fan would love – the BARBIE X Alamo Drafthouse Collection. First up is our Limited Edition Lunchbox & Thermos Set with a custom BARBIE design. It’s perfect for a picnic on the beach with Ken and will look great on your mantle. Here’s how to get your hands on one:

Monday, June 19, 2023

Mondo's MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: SKELETOR Deluxe 1:6 Scale Figure

Mondo MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE SKELETOR Deluxe Timed Edition 6th Scale Figure 001
Some days you don’t like to feel good … some days you like to feel evil. So as a follow-up to last year’s He-Man Deluxe 1/6 Scale Figure, Mondo is proud to present the return of Skeletor to our Masters of the Universe line.

Our Skeletor Deluxe 1/6 Scale Figure is the definitive version, featuring some of our favorite accessories from the original minicomics and 80s Mattel releases. Everything about this figure is completely brand new, with improved functionality from top to bottom … including new and improved waist articulation for a much wider range of motion!

Marvel Zombies Rise Again This October


Marvel’s hit BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD series delivers the most violent and savage adventures of pop culture’s deadliest icons including Wolverine, Carnage, Moon Knight, and even the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth Vader! The best-selling line continues this October with the installment fans have demanded. Prepare yourself for unimaginable horror as MARVEL ZOMBIES gets the BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD treatment in a new four-issue series!

Just in time for Halloween season, MARVEL ZOMBIES: BLACK, WHITE & BLOOD will satisfy fan’s cravings for terror with shocking tales from a host of all-star writers and artists! This action-packed, utterly original, gloriously gory anthology series is set in a universe where the Avengers, the X-Men, Spider-Man, and many more Marvel heroes and villains are beset by ever-growing zombie hordes and transformed into flesh-eating monstrosities. In a brutal, bloodstained world, can hope survive? Or will creeping, gnawing, shambling horror win out at last…?

Babylon 5: The Road Home - Animated Movie Coming August 15

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The highly anticipated continuation of the beloved series is finally here with an all-new original animated movie! Arriving on August 15, 2023, Babylon 5: The Road Home will be available to purchase Digitally and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray from Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment. Series creator J. Michael Straczynski returns with a story about the iconic Babylon 5 space station and its inhabitants as they take a journey through the past to determine the future.

Babylon 5 celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and returning to voice their characters from the original series are Bruce Boxleitner as John Sheridan, Claudia Christian as Susan Ivanova, Peter Jurasik as Londo Mollari, Bill Mumy as Lennier, Tracy Scoggins as Elizabeth Lochley, and Patricia Tallman as Lyta Alexander.

BATTLE CHASERS Back with a Vengeance

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The return of Joe Madureira's Battle Chasers has made waves with longtime fans and the new story arc launch has sold out completely at the distributor level. Image Comics will fast-track a reprint of Battle Chasers #10 in order to keep up with growing demand.

"Ludo and I were both blown away by the reception to Battle Chasers #10," said Madureira. "To say we were nervous about continuing a 20 year old story would be a huge understatement. Just knowing there's still such a demand for these characters and this world definitely strengthens our resolve to keep making more!"

Battle Chasers #10 kicks off a long awaited new story arc to the beloved fantasy series with an action-packed new story featuring artwork by game and comics sensation Ludo Lullabi.

Bumpas: The Plush That Hugs You Back

Bumpas Weighted Plush Dolls

With travel season upon us, parents know the joys and fears of traveling with children. Whether on a plane, train, or in the car, kids can experience anxiety when away from the security of their daily routines. 

Much like a weighted blanket used to provide comfort from an anxious world, Bumpas dolls are designed to take on your travels and hug you all the way. Weighing 3lbs, and recommended for ages 3+, the oversized plush dolls have arms that are weighted and stay in place when gently draped around your shoulders.

Sunday, June 18, 2023

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse Live In Concert To Launch August 27

Spider-Man™: Into The Spider-Verse Live In Concert
An all-new national tour launching August 27 in Jacksonville, Florida will bring fans in more than 60 cities a whole new way to experience their favorite box office hit Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The Academy Award-winning film from Sony Pictures Animation will be accompanied by a live orchestra, band and turntables with a scratch DJ playing music from the score and soundtrack. Joining the tour is The Broadway Sinfonietta, an all-women and majority women-of-color orchestra. Emily Marshall will serve as the tour’s conductor. Today’s tour announcement comes on the heels of the show’s sold-out world premiere at Kings Theatre in Brooklyn this past March. Now, the concert tour will spin and weave its way through the U.S. 

White Rabbit to Publish Extensive Biography of The Cure

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Over the past five decades, The Cure have created a musical mythology and canonical body of work that straddles the worlds of music, film and art, which continues to resonate with audiences around the world with their irreverent, defiant and mythical spirit.

On 9 November, the UK’s leading music book imprint White Rabbit will publish Curepedia: An A-Z of The Cure - an encyclopedic biography of The Cure written by one of the UK’s greatest music writers Simon Price with a foreword by Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite and illustrations by Andy Vella - the designer behind The Cure’s iconic visual identity for the past 30 years.  Curepedia is the definitive guide to the band’s past and present, painting a comprehensive portrait of the band’s inimitable legacy, politics, image and rich cultural influences from existentialist writers like Albert Camus; Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast series set in a decaying Gothic castle; to the menacing literary, musical and cinematic connotations behind ‘A Forest’ - a definitive, epically long single that has mutated over the years through series of covers. 

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Bandai Tackles the Video Game Legends of TEKKEN

Bandai Game Dimensions Tekken 7 Action Figures
Gaming is a massive business, and no matter which way the pendulum of good fortune is swinging for the industry as a whole, toy companies have always been there to create little plastic people from your favorite titles. Recently, movies like Sonic and The Super Mario Bros. movie have exploded onto screens large and small, reminding all points of commerce of a simple fact... Once a hit, always a hit. That said, it should have come as no surprise when Jada Toys began releasing their Street Fighter action figure line, and following close behind is Bandai with a new figure series called GAME DIMENSIONS!

Friday, June 16, 2023

Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights Dares Guests To Survive "The Last of Us"

Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights - The Last of Us

Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights dares guests to survive “The Last of Us” as Naughty Dog and PlayStation’s award-winning post-pandemic video game comes to life – for the first time – as an all-new haunted house at Universal Orlando Resort, beginning Friday, September 1, and at Universal Studios Hollywood, beginning Thursday, September 7.

Set in a ravaged civilization, where Infected and hardened survivors run rampant, Naughty Dog and PlayStation’s “The Last of Us” video game, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has captivated audiences since its release. And now, guests can immerse themselves in a real-life experience that puts them directly into the game’s frightening world.

Bone Chilling Teaser for The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart with Sigourney Weaver

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 Today, Prime Video released the teaser trailer for Amazon Original series The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, launching exclusively on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories on August 4. Three episodes will be released on August 4, with one episode rolling out weekly until the series finale on September 1. The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart is the latest addition to the Prime membership.


Ghostbusters Spirits Unleashed
Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed - Ecto Edition, a 4v1 haunt-or-hunt action-packed video game from the asymmetrical multiplayer experts at IllFonic, will be joining the Switch family this year. Rated 10+, the game will be available in the My Nintendo Store.  A physical version of Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed - Ecto Edition will be released with our physical partners, Nighthawk Interactive. Fans of Ghostbusters and Nintendo will now have the chance to unite forces or rally against current PC/Epic Games Store, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One users as the game will play seamlessly across platforms.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

Familiar Freaks Join the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Mutant Mayhem!

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Coming straight from the sewers, the stable of mutants and villains featured in this summer’s highly anticipated movie “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” arrives on shelves June 25, 2023. Playmates Toys, the headquarters for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures, vehicles, playsets and more, revealed the authentically decorated and detailed classic mutants and villains, just like in the movie.

We got an excellent look at the premiere line of action figures, vehicles and a killer playset at The Play Date from our buddy Gil Mikita right HERE a couple months back. Now we dive into the mutant freaks of the non-turtle variety. 

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

TRANSFORMERS And G.I. JOE Launch A New Shared Comic Book Universe Today

Skybound Transformers #1

Today, it was announced that two of the world’s most popular franchises – Transformers and G.I. Joe – have a new comic book home as part of the historic partnership between toy and game company Hasbro and Skybound, effective immediately. 

Comic book fans who picked up their copies of Void Rivals #1 in comic shops today were the first to learn the news, as the blockbuster Oblivion Song team of writers Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead) and artist Lorenzo De Felici (Kroma), along with colorist Matheus Lopes (Step By Bloody Step) and letterer Rus Wooton, revealed that the highly anticipated series was actually a stealth launch of this new shared “Energon Universe” with the surprise first appearance of iconic Transformers character Jetfire. 

Three upcoming releases, alongside Void Rivals, mark the beginning of the interconnected “Energon Universe” featuring both the characters and franchises you know and love, along with entirely new concepts developed in partnership by Hasbro and Skybound. 

Metalocalypse: The Complete Series - On Digital & DVD August 15th

Adult Swim Metalocalypse The Complete Series DVD

Get ready to shred with the heaviest metal band ever assembled - Dethklok! Join lead vocalist Nathan Explosion, Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Toki Wartooth, William Murderface, and Pickles, as they tour the globe annihilating places and melting faces. For the first time ever, all episodes from Adult Swim's award-winning original adult animated series are brought together in one set with Metalocalypse: The Complete Series. Binge all 62 episodes of the four-season run, previously released special features, and the final death rock opera Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem - A Klok Opera. Metalocalypse: The Complete Series will be available to purchase Digitally and on DVD on August 15, 2023.

The quarter-hour animated series chronicles the world's most popular entertainment act in the known universe—extreme metal band, DETHKLOK—as they balance their rabid popularity with the brutality of everyday life. Metalocalypse originally premiered in 2006 on Adult Swim and was created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha.

ROAR Along With GODZILLA: TOKYO SOS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP

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For the first time ever on vinyl GODZILLA: TOKYO SOS attacks your stereo. Mondo exclusive housed inside a gloss laminate gatefold sleeve featuring a double LP with a screen printed side D numbered edition of 2000.

The LEGO Group and Disney Unleash new Hocus Pocus Set

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Today, the LEGO Group and Disney unleashed magical mayhem with the new Disney Hocus Pocus: The Sanderson Sisters Cottage set! 

Based on the iconic cottage from the 1993 hit blockbuster, the bewitching story has come back to life once more, revealing all the magical events that happened in the Sanderson home, now in brick form. It's been more than 30 astonishing years since the original Hocus Pocus film premiered, and last year saw the much-anticipated sequel Hocus Pocus 2, expanding the story of these iconic characters.  Fans can now build and display their own piece of Hocus Pocus history.

Alamo Drafthouse Announces Immersive Pop-Up For Wes Anderson's "Asteroid City"

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At a gala sneak preview event last night in lower Manhattan, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and visionary director Wes Anderson lifted the curtain on a faithful recreation of ASTEROID CITY. The cinema-eatery’s lobby and bar were unrecognizable after being transformed into the titular town for a unique, immersive experience. Guests arrived at an entryway fully wrapped in art from the film before exploring the sights of ASTEROID CITY, including a replica of the Arid Plains Meteorite, an alien-themed gift shop, an Asteroid Day-themed bar, a costume display, and multiple photo opportunities that pulled them into Wes Anderson’s vision of the fantastical desert town. This one-of-a-kind experience is free and open to the public from June 13th to June 26th. ASTEROID CITY opens at Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn on June 16th before expanding to locations across the country on June 23rd. Tickets are available now at

Jakks Pacific Shelf Talkers Spit Quotes So You Don't Have To

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Coming soon to a shelf near you, it's Shelf Talkers from Jakks Pacific! Remember the Elf movie 12 inch plush with the plastic noggin we showed off ages ago? THERE'S MORE ON THE WAY!! Just pull the string to hear one of the 14+ memorable quotes from the movie the character calls home.

The lineup hitting this August/September includes:

Andy from The 40-Year-Old Virgin - Quotes include:

  • "Como Se llama!"
  • "Do you like to do it yourself?"
  • "I really don’t swear this much."
  • "Hey, how many pots have you smoken?"
  • "Hope you have a big trunk..."
  • "...because I’m putting my bike in it."
  • "I’m a Virgin. I always have been."
  • "Is it true that if you don’t use it you lose it?"
  • "Do you mind if I use your uh Magnum?"
  • "You know what guys, this is not a good look for me!"
  • "I’m not trying to be sexy man."
  • "I should tear up the hardwood and see if there’s carpet under."
  • "Sweaty Pie Hole!"
  • "Oh, that tasted like shellfish."
  • "There were two sides to that billboard and they both hurt equally."

 Open up Andy's shirt to reveal a surprise moment from the film.

Monday, June 12, 2023

Stay Out of the House Coming to Consoles June 16th

Stay Out of the House Video Game
The immersive survival horror stealth simulator hit of 2022 from Puppet Combo is finally smacking the hammer down on consoles this June!

Can you escape the home of a cannibalistic serial killer? It's only a matter of time until you're dinner!

Stay out of the House is a realistic serial killer victim sim. You've been kidnapped and held captive in a cannibal butcher's house. Escape however you can. The house is a living sandbox with multiple possibilities - will you rescue the other victims or just save yourself? Will you hide in the shadows and slip away undetected or turn the tables, using the butcher's own traps against him? The choices are yours and the AI will react to them dynamically.

PREDATOR VS WOLVERINE - The Battle Rages This September

It’s the bloodthirsty saga fans have been waiting for! This September, the Predator will be unleashed on the Marvel Universe for the very first time as he viciously hunts Wolverine across decades of Marvel Comic history in PREDATOR VS WOLVERINE! The four-issue limited series will be written by Benjamin Percy, the acclaimed writer known for taking Wolverine’s ferocious spirit to its limits in the character’s current ongoing solo series. Percy will be joined by a host of all-star artistic talent including Greg Land, Andrea Di Vito, Ken Lashley, Kei Zama, and many more. The series will reveal a bitter rivalry between Wolverine and a Yautja who’s been stalking him since his earliest days… Witness these never-before-told encounters as Percy brings the bloodiest hunters in all pop culture to their knees!

Prime Video Reveals Official Trailer for Good Omens Season 2

Prime Video Good Omens Season 2
Everyday, the return of Good Omens is getting closer! Ahead of the July 28 premiere date, today, Prime Video released the official trailer for the ineffable second season of the fan-favorite series, starring Michael Sheen, David Tennant, and Jon Hamm. After the global success and enthusiastic response to the first season, co-creator Neil Gaiman answered the calls of fans keen to see more of the eternal saga of unholy duo, angel Aziraphale and demon Crowley. All six episodes will be released exclusively on Prime Video on July 28 in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. Fans can catch up on the first season of Good Omens streaming now on Prime Video.

THE LAST DRAGON Available On 4K Steelbook September 19


Martial arts student Leroy Green (Taimak) is on a quest to obtain the elusive all-powerful force known as “The Glow.” Along the way, he must battle the evil, self-proclaimed “Shogun of Harlem” – a kung fu warrior also known as Sho’nuff (Julius J. Carry III) – and rescue a beautiful singer (Prince protégée Vanity) from an obsessed record promoter. Combining pulsating music, cutting-edge dancing and the best in non-stop action, BERRY GORDY’S THE LAST DRAGON is kickin’ good fun featuring an amazing Motown soundtrack, including music by Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Vanity and DeBarge performing their smash hit “Rhythm of the Night.”

ZOM 100: Bucket List of the Dead

VIZ ZOM 100 Bucket List of the Dead

Time for brains, blood, and bucket lists. The anime for hit manga series Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead is headed your way!

Get ready to make the most out of the zombie apocalypse and live your best life! Akira is determined to complete all 100 items on his bucket list before he kicks the bucket. As he escapes work life and zombies, Akira has never felt more alive.

Seize the dead by tuning in to the premiere of the Zom 100 anime! The weekly U.S. simulcast begins on July 9th at 2:00 am PDT on Hulu and Netflix. Specific scheduling information for other streaming platforms to come.