Thursday, November 30, 2017

Power-Up with Kellogg’s Super Mario Cereal!

Kellogg’s Super Mario Cereal
With Super Mario Cereal, Nintendo and Kellogg’s have teamed up to take fans on a breakfast odyssey that will continue long after the cereal box is empty. In addition to collectible Super Mario Odyssey box art, each Super Mario Cereal box functions as an amiibo accessory, making breakfast a more playful experience.

With Super Mario Cereal, Nintendo and Kellogg's have teamed up to take fans on a breakfast odyssey that will continue long after the cereal box is empty.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Paddington 2 Trailer Hits

Let's talk about a movie NO ONE give me a heads up about. The first Paddington Bear movie dropped onto Netflix with little fanfare and no one in my social media feeds losing their mind, so when I came across the title by accident, it was a complete mystery. Upon watching, I was very happy to find overwhelming charm, beautiful cinematography and an irresistibly sweet story (I would have said unBEARably, but we aren't those people.) Now...knowing what I know, I'm full on pumped for a movie that should really be something 4 year olds bug their mom to see on a Saturday afternoon. I'm owning it.

Following the worldwide hit “Paddington,” one of the most successful family films of all time, this much-anticipated sequel finds Paddington (Ben Whishaw) happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes.

Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 Hitting December 5th

VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the home media release of SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL SET 3 on December 5th.

The latest Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack features Act 27-38 (13 Episodes, 27-39) of the celebrated reboot of the classic anime series, based on Naoko Takeuchi's original Sailor Moon manga series along with a host of bonus content. SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL SET 3 will also be available as a Standard Edition DVD-only set.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Boggy Creek Monster & The Mothman of Point Pleasant on VOD Now

Terror Films, in association with documentary filmmaker Seth Breedlove, is widening the platform availability of two creature myth documentaries. The documentaries are titled: BOGGY CREEK MONSTER and THE MOTHMAN OF POINT PLEASANT. Both films will begin their release expansion on Tuesday, November 21st.

BOGGY CREEK MONSTER documents the legend of the Fouke Monster - a creature first reported on in the early 1970's in Fouke, Arkansas. There are allegations that this Bigfoot type creature attacked a local family and then destroyed livestock. Later many more sightings were reported and a legend was born!

THE MOTHMAN OF POINT PLEASANT deals with a different monster that was originally sighted near Point Pleasant, West Virginia. In 1966, multiple townspeople reported seeing "a large flying man with ten-foot wings whose eyes glowed red." Legend claims that the Mothman is responsible for the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge that killed 46 people. It still roams somewhere to this day.

Friday, November 17, 2017

2017 Holiday Geekbook: NECA's Quarter Scale Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

NECA Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Quarter Scale Movie Figure
Nothing triggers a retro, flashback reflex faster than the theme song from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon series. Activating these flashbacks has meant big business for toy manufacturers this past year, with products allowing you to revisit every past love from Q-bert to The Golden Girls. NECA loves what we love, and so it should come as no surprise that they would produce more than a handful of action figures that would give a geek whiplash when cruising any toy display. While all of these toys are fantastically rendered and considered a must-have for any collector, the quarter scale Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures stand alone as works of art.

SPLATOON Manga Series Debuts This December

VIZ Splatoon Manga
VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, expands its catalog of manga titles based on popular Nintendo video game properties with the launch of Splatoon on December 12th.

The new series will be released exclusively in print and was created by Sankichi Hinodeya. Splatoon is rated ‘A’ for All Ages and Volume 1 carries an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 CAN. Future volumes will be published by VIZ Media on a quarterly basis.

In Splatoon, the Turf Wars have started in Inkopolis, and the team that inks the most ground will be crowned the winner! Goggles and Team Blue are ranked lower than their competitors. But with some teamwork and a touch of creativity, they might just leave their mark!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald First teaser Art
Warner Bros. Pictures announces “FANTASTIC BEASTS: THE CRIMES OF GRINDELWALD” as the title of the second of five all new adventures in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World™.  Opening exactly one year from today, November 16, 2018, the film features an ensemble cast led by Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, with Jude Law and Johnny Depp.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Diamond Select On Sale This Week: Star-Lord, Nightwing, Iron Man and Zero

How big is your Gallery? Well, it’s a bout to get a lot bigger, as three new Gallery PVC dioramas and one Premier Collection statue are hitting comic shops this week! Nightwing and Harley Quinn represent the DC Animated Universe, while Star-Lord reps the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Iron Man goes totally old-school in his classic armor! Read on for more details, then find a store near you to reserve your sculptural swag!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight on Blu-ray & DVD February 6th

Warner Bros Home Video DC Comics Batman Gotham By Gaslight Animated Film
The first true Elseworlds tale from DC comes to animated life as a steampunk Batman hunts Jack the Ripper through the shadows of turn-of-the-century Gotham City in Batman: Gotham By Gaslight. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new, feature-length animated film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 23, 2018, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD February 6, 2018.

Disney Toybox Figures Popping Up

Disney Toybox Action Figures
The last time you hit the video game section of Toys R Us, did you breeze through the densely packed pegs of figural characters that port into Nintendo, Disney and Activision's preferred video game universes and think "Damn, I have no desire to play this game, but those figures are pretty awesome!" Well...Disney was listening (probably through your phone...someone is always listening!!) As the sun sets on the Disney Infinity video game collection, that bright ball of fire pops up on the other side of our happy toy planet to shine a light on new Disney Toybox action figures! If you are anything like me, you noted the unified art style for those Disney Infinity figures was very appealing. I wondered if they might translate them into 6 inch vinyl figures in the near future. I WAS VERY CLOSE!

Monday, November 13, 2017

Marvel's Morbius The Living Vampire Movie In Development at Sony

SONY Marvel Comics Morbius the Living Vampire Movie
The future of our beloved New York wall crawling hero on the big screen is always a tumultuous one. Just when we've breathed a sigh of relief in Marvel Studios bringing Spider-Man back into their loving embrace, we note his conspicuous absence in the opening Marvel art on every MCU movie. Though Sony's own Spider-verse plans have been jumping around just like a spider can, they've, at the very least, shown a great deal of forward momentum in trying new things in the hopes they will strike gold, and win the hearts of old school comic collectors AND MCU film freaks all at once. Most recently, we've been getting little bits on their progress with a Venom film starring Tom Hardy and a Silver Sable/ Black Cat film (which will most definitely NOT be titled "Precariously Placed Zippers"). Now, still (most likely) banking on the possibility of future Rated R super hero action pay dirt (see Fox's Deadpool), they've sought to make things all the more creepy...

Funko Enters Into MORTAL KOMBAT

Funko Mortal Kombat 5.5 inch Action Figures
Funko, that wacky company filling up toy store shelves with a never ending tsunami of Pop figures, had recently vowed they would be getting back into the action figure game, and as we reach the holiday season, and soon after, the end of the year, our thoughts will turn to Toy Fair and soooo...


Banking on us never reaching the very depths of our nostalgia loves, Funko introduces a new line of Mortal Kombat action figures...not in a 6 inch scale to go with the mega popular Marvel Legends series...nor the 7 inch scale to trek with NECA and McFarlane's own video game lines...OH NO..this line comes to us in 5.5 inches of He-Man-mocking POWER!!

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Prepare for a NEW Star Wars Trilogy is reporting Rian Johnson, Writer/Director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will be the driving creative force behind a new trilogy taking place in the Star Wars Universe. We've yet to see what someone can do away from the expectations of die hard fans who, at once, want a continuation of the Star Wars mythos, but don't want any drastic, jarring changes. A new story away from the original trilogy characters, still utilizing the legends of Sith and Jedi locked in an eternal battle among the stars is an instant win for me. Just look what they did with Star Wars: Rebels!! Here's the announcement...

Pokemon GO Creators Take On Harry Potter's World

Niantic Harry Potter Wizards Unite Video Game
Tired of trudging through snow, sleet and rain..and people's back yards, to capture super elusive Pokemon??!! Welp..we hope all that walking has made you stronger because it's time for WIZARD BATTLE!!! Niantic has the wizarding world of Harry Potter in their sites as their next fully immersive, portable video game...and damnit..i'm all in. I'M GETTING MY RAVENCLAW COLORS READY!!! Here's the skinny...

Doctor Who: First look at Jodie Whittaker in Character

Jodie Whittaker as The Doctor in Doctor Who Season 11
The first official photo of Jodie Whittaker as she will appear in Doctor Who has been released. She is seen in cropped teal culottes with yellow braces, as well as a striped jumper and long trench coat. Her look is completed with brown boots, blue and turquoise striped socks and some unusual earrings, at the top and bottom of her left ear. The Broadchurch and Trust Me star has begun filming as the 13th Time Lord. Whittaker, the first female Doctor, takes over from Peter Capaldi and will make her debut on screen when the Doctor regenerates in the Christmas special on BBC One.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Alan Robert's The Beauty of Horror III Coloring Book

The Beauty of Horror goes international as Ghouliana shows us her favorite scary sites from around the world in Alan Robert's The Beauty of Horror 3: Haunted Playgrounds, Another GOREgeous Coloring Book!

Life of Agony bassist Alan Robert reveals more of Ghouliana's monochromatic world, and it's just waiting for you to saturate it with red, black, or any other color you can imagine (even pastels).

“Fans of this series continue to blow my mind on a daily basis with their amazing coloring work! It is because of them and their passion to bring my creepy artwork to life that I’ve decided to dive into volume three,” said Robert. “With Haunted Playgrounds, I get to expand Ghouliana’s world even more and introduce a slew of new twisted characters for her to interact with in a bunch of bizarre settings. I’m in a great groove right now, with two of these books under my belt, so this one will be some serious fun draw!”

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Animated Todd & The Book of Pure Evil Movie On the Way

Todd and the Book of Pure Evil The End of the End Animated Movie
Fans of this new breed of over the top, bloody as all hell and generally highly comical horror TV...rejoice! Todd and the Book of Pure Evil returns in animated form, much to the surprise of..well..everyone on planet Earth, save for the people involved in bringing it back! Before we know it, we'll once again be knee deep in Todd's hormone driven adventures as he fights against ultimate evil and hopes to get lucky as an ever present side option. It's a noble cause.

Continuing where the critically acclaimed cult TV series left off, Todd and The Book of Pure Evil: The End of The End returns to Crowley Heights to find Todd, Jenny and Curtis grieving the loss of their dear friend Hannah, whose death may or may not have been caused by Todd's banishing of the Book...

Friday, November 3, 2017

Looking Back at Thor Action Figures

It's time for another epic Marvel Cinematic Universe movie release, and this round, we've got very high expectations. With a 94% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, Director Taika Waititi hopes the general public in the states will love his take on Thor's little corner of the Marvel Universe as much as critics, and a large chunk of the world, already has. Thor: Ragnarok premieres today, so I thought i'd take this opportunity to celebrate the ever evolving toys we've gotten over the years celebrating the god of thunder. Thor is one character that's always been lucky enough to be immortalized in plastic, time and time again, giving fans many an opportunity to pick their favorite ones, or fill up an entire apartment, like Gollum sitting atop a mound of painted plastics in funny metal hats. Let's take a look at some toys!!

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Nickelodeon Announces Voice Cast of Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Series

Nickelodeon today announced the voice cast of its all-new series, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a reimagining that follows the band of brothers as they encounter new allies and villains and discover a mystical world they never knew existed beneath the streets of New York City. The 2D-animated series stars the voice talent of Omar Miller (Ballers) as Raphael, Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation) as Leonardo, Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Donatello, Brandon Mychal Smith (You’re The Worst) as Michelangelo and Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries) as April O’Neil. The series is set to debut in 2018 on Nickelodeon.

Sonic Forces: Speed Battle Makes Its Global Debut

SEGA Sonic Forces: Speed Battle video game
Today SEGA ® Networks, Inc. launches Sonic Forces: Speed Battle, the much-anticipated real-time multiplayer game that pits players against opponents from around the world in action-packed battles. Sonic Forces: Speed Battle is now available to download for free (with rewarded ads and in app purchases) from the App Store™ for iPhone™ and iPad™* - and it’s already optimized for the iPhone X™. Additionally, the game is coming to Google Play™ for Android™ devices on November 16, 2017**.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave And The Bold

The super sunny world of Batman: Brave and the Bold RETURNS, complete with a full cast of DC Comics characters and a host of villains including those obscure d-listers the cartoon series was known for. Our smiley Batman super squad teams up with Mystery Incorporated for..what..hijinks? Wackiness sure to ensue? Do you really need a plot?

Side note: Jeffrey Combs as THE QUESTION!!
And Tara Strong as it should be.

The ultimate crime-solving combination reunites when Batman joins the Mystery Inc. gang to catch a gaggle of villains wreaking havoc in Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and the Bold.  Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new original film will be distributed January 9, 2018 by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD ($19.98 SRP) and Digital.