Thursday, May 19, 2022

Juan Muniz (Ninobuni) Painting Live This Weekend at EDC - Matching NFTs Available

Ninobuni World

This weekend May 20-22 you'll find Juan Muniz / Ninobuni painting three murals live in Las Vegas at EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival).

While it's not the first time Juan has painted live at an EDM festival (or the second, or the third), this is the first time that he will be releasing NFTs of his mural artwork simultaneously!

Ninobuni World is a lifestyle brand based off the artwork and imagination of artist and illustrator Juan Muniz. Being diagnosed with Depression and anxiety, Juan's artwork has always been focused on expressing his emotions and thoughts. In a world where mental health is not commonly spoken out loud, Juan wanted to take his art and create a brand that not only tries to start the conversation about mental health but also help break the stigma that surrounds speaking up and attempting to get help. Every character living in the Ninobuni World are just like us. They represent different feelings and emotion as well as diagnoses that effect us all in the world we live in today. We hope to help people understand Mental Health a little better while opening up to others to reach the goal of ending the silence.

Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova Coming to Consoles and PC This October

Star Trek Prodigy Supernova video game

Outright Games, the leading global publisher of family-friendly interactive entertainment, in partnership with award winning developer, Tessera Studio's, Paramount Consumer Products and Nickelodeon, today announced an original video game Star Trek Prodigy: Supernova based on the original Paramount+ animated series Star Trek: Prodigy. The all-new game marks the first ever family-friendly Star Trek game aimed at younger players. The game will be available this October on PlayStation 4®, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch™, Xbox One, Xbox X|S, Steam and Stadia priced at $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99.

After the U.S.S. Protostar picks up strange readings from a dying star, Dal and Gwyn must race against time to save their friends, their ship, and an entire planetary system before a supernova destroys them all! Using their unique skills to overcome ingenious puzzles, endure hostile environments and battle deadly robot armies, Dal and Gwyn must save their captured crewmates Jankom Pog, Rok-Tahk, Zero and Murf. But they soon encounter a deadly new enemy, one that will stop at nothing to destroy the U.S.S. Protostar and change the very course of history!

She-Hulk Trailer Drops - We All Freak Out

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law on Disney+

She-Hulk was spiraling. While seemingly balancing her duties with The Avengers and a New York nightlife that would make Paris Hilton blush, Jennifer Walters left all manner of calamity, chaos, and cleanup (specifically for Jarvis, the house butler) in her wake and her human persona far behind her. Jarvis demanded She-Hulk's eviction, and as the true leader of the Avengers, it was so. Now forced to fend for herself, the diminutive and very vulnerable Jennifer is hired by a superhuman law firm to fight for powered individuals, not with fists, but with the full weight of the AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM!! And so...the hijinks begin. 

While the new Disney+ She-Hulk TV series seems to divert a bit from this storyline, it seems they've kept the comedic beats, and with acting powerhouse Tatiana Maslany in the lead role....we prepare ourselves for greatness. 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Mike Mignola on Frankenstein: New World from Dark Horse Comics

Dark Horse Frankenstein New World
Legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, bestselling novelist and comics writer Christopher Golden, comics writer Thomas Sniegoski, artist Peter Bergting, colorist Michelle Madsen, and longtime Hellboy letterer Clem Robins are returning to the Hellboy universe for Frankenstein: New World, an all-new four-part miniseries from Dark Horse Comics. Frankenstein: New World features the return of Mignola’s take on the Frankenstein monster with the first story to be set chronologically after the conclusion of B.P.R.D.: The Devil You Know, which had concluded the epic story of Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. Mignola will illustrate a variant cover for issue #1, colored by award-winning colorist Dave Stewart. 

Afterlife VR Out on Steam Early Access Today

Afterlife VR
Independent game developers Split Light Studio is launching their horror VR game, Afterlife VR, on Steam Early Access today.

Afterlife VR is an Immersive first-person horror game with a blood-chilling story that will make you question your own senses and experience the true essence of terror.

TCM Announces New Original Fashion x Film Series - Follow the Thread

TCM Announces New Original Series Follow the Thread
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) announced today a new original limited series, Follow the Thread, hosted by TCM’s Alicia Malone. Exploring the synergies between fashion and film, this series will trace their influence across the past, present and future of our culture. Presented on TCM (June 4) and HBO Max (June 17), Follow the Thread will cover a variety of topics at the intersection of film and fashion, inspired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s new exhibition, In America: An Anthology of Fashion.

Alamo Drafthouse Launches 25th Anniversary Celebrations With Outdoor Summer Tour

Alamo Rolling Road Show
“Dinner, Drinks & A Movie… All At The Same Place” 

That’s what Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a one-screen theater built in a converted warehouse in downtown Austin, offered on the day of its grand opening, May 24th, 1997. Twenty-five years later, the cinema that twenty-somethings Tim and Karrie League created now has 36 locations (and counting) across the country, with a never-ending mission to preserve, promote, and protect the theatrical experience for the millions of film lovers it welcomes each year.

To celebrate, on Friday, May 20th, Alamo Drafthouse’s fabled outdoor screening wing Rolling Roadshow will show the very first movie to play the night Alamo Drafthouse officially opened – RAISING ARIZONA, the eternally excellent Coen Brothers’ classic starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, and John Goodman. 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Baffler Meal Complete Collection

Adult Swim Aqua Teen Hunger Force The Baffler Meal Complete Collection

Hey Aqua Teen Fam! Everyone’s favorite fast-food trio from Adult Swim creators Dave Willis (“Squidbillies,” “Space Ghost Coast to Coast”) and Matt Maiellaro (“Space Ghost Coast to Coast,” “12 oz. Mouse”) are coming together for the first time on DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment with a complete collection including all 140 episodes from the hit series 11 season run, as well as the first theatrical film titled Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters, plus hours of bonus content. With over 30 hours of content to binge on, Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Baffler Meal Complete Collection is priced to own at $112.99 SRP for the DVD ($129.99 in Canada). Aqua Teen Hunger Force is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

X-Ray Spex Poly Styrene Throbblehead Up for Pre-Order

Aggronautix X-ray Spex Poly Styrene Throbblehead



Poly Styrene, singer-songwriter and frontwoman for the UK's legendary X-Ray Spex, is now officially a Throbblehead.

Limited to 500 numbered units, Poly stands at 7 inches tall, and is made of solid polyresin (we get what you did there).


Friday, May 13, 2022

Comic Legends Celebrate Spider-Man's 60th Anniversary in Amazing Fantasy #1000

Marvel Comics AMAZING FANTASY 1000 with Spider-Man

This year marks 60 years of one of comic books’ greatest icons—SPIDER-MAN! In addition to an exciting relaunch of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, a stunning variant cover program, and more, Marvel Comics will also celebrate this milestone anniversary with a special issue honoring the comic that started it all, AMAZING FANTASY. Arriving in August, AMAZING FANTASY #1000 will be a giant-sized one-shot brought together by some of the industry’s most acclaimed creators. The collection of stories will explores the past and future of Amazing Spider-Man storytelling in tales that leave a profound impact on the Spider-Man mythos and showcase why Spidey is one of the most beloved heroes in history!

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

SCOTT SNYDER Launches DARK SPACES Anthology Series at IDW

IDW Scott Snyder Dark Spaces Scifi Anthology
Scott Snyder,the #1 New York Times best-selling author and celebrated writer of Batman and American Vampire, will debut a chilling original comic book project in July: Dark Spaces, published by IDW.

Desperate people, desperate situations. In Dark Spaces, Snyder explores the decisions made—and irreversible actions taken—when the walls are closing in, when knuckles are white and teeth are bared. Each character-driven entry in the Dark Spaces anthology series is a fully contained, standalone story written by Scott Snyder. Championing the new generation of comic creators, Snyder will curate additional future projects fitting the Dark Spaces theme from promising young writers and artists.

“With Dark Spaces, I wanted to do something different. This is a chance to tell dark, grounded, character-driven stories that are totally unique. Plus, I wanted this to be a book where I could collaborate with a terrific up-and-coming talent like Hayden,” says Snyder. “It was also important to me to be able to hold the door open for even more new writers and artists. That’s why Dark Spaces: Wildfire is its own story, but will also mark the beginning of a line of new books featuring other writers and artists curated by me. Mark Doyle and IDW saw the vision and have been amazing partners in helping me build this space.”

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Robosen Debuts Auto-Converting Trailer and Roller Set for Optimus Prime

Flagship Transformers Optimus Prime Trailer
Following last year’s launch of the Flagship TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot,  Robosen Robotics (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd, a leading innovator in the field of robotics, in collaboration with Hasbro, announced the TRANSFORMERS Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Trailer with Roller – Collector’s Edition for the Flagship Optimus Prime, the most advanced and programmable TRANSFORMERS robot ever created.

This new companion piece is modeled after the original G1 design and measures an impressive 3 feet in length. The Trailer and autonomous Roller expands the users’ arsenal to defend against the Decepticons and create the ultimate, auto-converting, Optimus Prime experience ever to launch.

Award-Winning Zombie Horror "The Sadness" Coming To Shudder

The Sadness Horror Film Trailer Still
Shudder, AMC Network’s premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired rights to Canadian director Rob Jabbaz’s feature debut The Sadness following its impressive festival run that began at the prestigious 74th annual Locarno Film Festival and celebrated screenings at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Fantastic Fest, where the film took awards for Best First Feature in Montreal and for Best Horror and Best Direction in Austin. The film will be available exclusively on Shudder in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, May 12. 

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Stephanie Beatriz, Alan Cumming, and Helen Hunt Team Up in the Sci-Fi Thriller SOLAR

Solar Podcast
Podcast network CurtCo Media today launched season one of SOLAR, an immersive, 12-episode audio drama starring Stephanie Beatriz, Tony Award winner Alan Cumming, Academy Award winner Helen Hunt, and Jonathan Bangs. It was created by Chris Porter and directed by Jenny Curtis and Chris Porter, with sound design by C.J. Drumeller. 

Disconnected from Earth and trapped on separate parts of their spacecraft, crew members must fight for survival following a disaster onboard the ill-fated Aethon, a manned solar research probe sent to explore temporal distortion around the sun. As painful memories, forgotten dreams, technological challenges, and blunt realities collide, the crew must work together to keep their hope alive in the face of growing darkness.

Alfred Hitchcock: Master of Suspense Graphic Novel

Alfred Hitchcock Master of Suspense Graphic Novel

In 1960, the film Psycho traumatized viewers around the world. Never before had the angst or the suspense been so well presented in cinema. But where does the talent of this Alfred Hitchcock come from, the one now nicknamed the "Master of Suspense"? To find out, we must first go back to his youth, in England, during the first half of the 20th century. Having grown up in a Catholic family - a religious originality that will be felt in a large part of his cinema - “Hitch” is an atypical Englishman who, very early on, had a taste for telling stories. The temptation to work for the cinema will not be long in coming, first as a graphic designer at Islington Studios in London where his visual talent will lead him to make his debut behind the camera, as an assistant and then as a full director. It is also here that he will meet Alma Reville, his assistant and wife who will accompany him throughout his storied career, including the jump to the big time in Hollywood.

Friday, April 8, 2022

Q To Introduce the Revived Playmates Trek-Verse!

Playmates Star Trek Toy Website with Q
Actor John de Lancie, already set to reprise his famed role as “Q” in the upcoming second season of “Star Trek: Picard,” is also joining forces with Playmates Toys as part of the toy company’s highly anticipated launch of new Star Trek action figures and accessories. 

Beginning with this week’s launch of the toy giant’s new global website dedicated to Star Trek toys – PlaymatesStarTrekToys.com – de Lancie will appear in an ongoing series of social media vignettes and other streamable content throughout 2022. 

Diamond Select on Cobra Kai, Mortal Kombat, Boba Fett and More

Diamond Select Mortal Kombat Gallery Scorpion PVC Diorama 1

Get ready for the biggest brawl of all! A plethora of new items hit comic shops this week from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd., and they’re all inspired by some of the toughest fighters in the business! The karate masters of Cobra Kai take on Scorpion from Mortal Kombat, while Marvel’s Thing takes on a team of killer kaiju! Also, Boba Fett was there! Read on for details, then find your nearest store at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com!

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Mighty Coconut Bringing Golf to Myst & Labyrinth

Walkabout Mini Golf Video Game

Cyan—the developer of Myst, the best-selling video game of the 20th century—has signed a deal with Mighty Coconut to develop a 36-hole VR course Walkabout Mini Golf: Myst to be released Q4 of 2022. The course will be available on Meta Quest, Steam, and forthcoming VR platforms and will feature immersive gameplay with realistic physics, and iconic settings, objects, and the spirit of puzzles from the Myst saga. Myst is a graphic adventure puzzle video game initially released for the Macintosh personal computer platform in 1993, now approaching its 30th anniversary.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Tenacious Toys Heads to Fan Expo Philadelphia

Tenacious Toys at Fan Expo Philadelphia 2022

Tenacious Toys is excited to team up with homies Playful Gorilla & EvilGhosty on a Fan Expo Philly booth in their hometown of Philadelphia! Come find us in the City of Brotherly Love April 8-10 at booth 720!

Fan Expo Philly is at the Pennsylvania Convention Center: 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: Four Horsemen's Mythic Legions March On

Toy Fair 2022 Four Horsemen Mythic Legions Action Figures 05

Since this year's Toy Fair 2022 coverage has been scooped up from points all over the planet, it's only fitting that we caught up with The Four Horsemen at Zolocon in Buck's County, PA, taking place in a decommissioned naval testing facility called "The Fuge"! Nestled up against that very centrifuge at the heart of this mamoth facility, the mighty mighty 4H dished out their highly sought after Mythic Legions action figures to a rabid crowd of fans who qued up the second the doors opened. After grabbing a ghostly soldier that glows in the dark and a skeleton warrior for my own plastic legions at home, I was introduced to the newest monsters and medieval men who are sure to have collectors working their fingers together in a Mr.Burns-like fashion. 


Monday, March 28, 2022

IDW Announces Todd McFarlane’s Spider-Man Artist’s Edition

IDW Todd McFarlane’s Spider-Man Artist’s Edition
In September, IDW will celebrate the dynamic artwork and storytelling of industry icon Todd McFarlane with the addition of Todd McFarlane’s Spider-Man Artist’s Edition to its multiple Eisner Award–winning line. Experience one of the most acclaimed runs in Spider-Man history like never before!

Todd McFarlane’s gorgeous work on Spider-Man was nothing less than groundbreaking. His intense version of the web-slinging wallcrawler took the character to new heights, instilling in the character a new sense of energy and vitality—first in The Amazing Spider-Man, written by David Michelinie, and then in a spin-off series, with both art and story by McFarlane himself. The impact that his dynamic artwork has had on the comics industry—on his legions of fans and the artists who have been inspired by and have emulated him—is truly immeasurable.

Members Of Rammstein, Faith No More, Stabbing Westward & More "Come Together" For Ukraine

Come Together by Lifeline International
Music label COP International Records is pleased to announce the release of “Come Together (We Will Stop You),” a new single by the supergroup Lifeline International that features an all-star lineup of alternative rock musicians. 

Created as a “mission of humanity” to help the millions of people who are suffering in Ukraine and beyond, this modern spin on The Beatles’ classic “Come Together” is the brainchild of COP International Records founder Christian Petke and the legendary music producer John Fryer.The single is now available for purchase on COP International’s Bandcamp page, and soon followed by other major digital music services, with 100% of the proceeds will donated to UNICEF. 

Arrow Video US - April Release Schedule with Robocop, 12 Monkeys & More

Arrow Video Robocop Steelbook 4K Blu-ray
This April, Arrow keeps the hits coming for cinema enthusiasts. This month's lineup includes six titles from all over the world, including two brand-new box sets and three 4K UHD upgrades.

The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter, from legendary Shaw Brothers' director Lau Kar-leung, makes its American Blu-ray debut on April 5. General Yeung Yip and his sons are ambushed and brutally attacked Golden Beach. The attack leaves Yip and all but two of his sons killed or captured. One son, Yeung Chiu (Alexander Fu Sheng), returns home to his mother and sisters. The other son, Yeung Dak (Gordon Liu), goes to live in a monastery where he develops the eight diagram pole fighting technique. After one of their sisters is captured, Dak is driven with anger to return home and exact his revenge. The 8 Diagram Pole Fighter is widely recognized as Kar-leung's masterpiece and was one of the last great martial arts epics to be released by the famous Shaw Brothers studio. However, the film is also remembered for the great tragedy that struck during filming. Star Fu Sheng tragically died in a car accident midway through production. As a result, Kar-leung reworked the final half of the script, turning it into the ultimate action spectacular as a tribute to his young star. This Arrow release features a brand-new 2K restoration from the original camera negative and comes loaded with bonus content.

UNCHARTED Available on Digital April 26 and Blu-Ray May 10

Uncharted 4k Blu-ray



Street-smart thief Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) is recruited by seasoned treasure hunter Victor “Sully” Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) to recover a fortune lost by Ferdinand Magellan 500 years ago. What starts as a heist job for the duo becomes a globe-trotting, white-knuckle race to reach the prize before the ruthless Moncada (Antonio Banderas), who believes he and his family are the rightful heirs. If Nate and Sully can decipher the clues and solve one of the world’s oldest mysteries, they stand to find $5 billion in treasure and perhaps even Nate’s long-lost brother...but only if they can learn to work together.


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed Busts Out Q4 2022

Ghostbusters Spirits Unleashed video game
Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, the 4v1 hunt or haunt supernaturally-charged video game from the asymmetrical multiplayer experts at IllFonic, rolls out the Ecto-1 in Q4 2022 on PC for Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.

Put on a Proton Pack, grab a Ghost Trap, and monitor the trusty PKE Meter as a Ghostbuster in a team of four brave souls pursuing ghastly ghosts terrorizing public locations. Work together to find the Ghost, blast them with streams from the Particle Thrower to tether the slimy foe in place, and shut the trap at the perfect moment! Keep citizens calm and corral the Ghost before the environment gets too haunted.

FORTNITE X MARVEL: ZERO WAR #1 Debuting in June

FORTNITE X MARVEL ZERO WAR #1
This June, Marvel and Fortnite fans are in for another unforgettable interdimensional battle with FORTNITE X MARVEL: ZERO WAR #1! Debuting in June, the five-issue limited series will see veteran Marvel writer Christos Gage (SPIDER-GEDDON, AVENGERS ACADEMY) team up with Epic Games’ Chief Creative Officer, Donald Mustard and artist Sergio Davíla (CAPTAIN MARVEL) for a saga packed with enormous ramifications for both universes! And right now, fans can get their first peek at variant covers by superstar artists Ron Lim and Bill Sienkiewicz!

Bare Butt Boxing Comes to Steam Early Access Q4 2022

Bare Butt Boxing Screen Shot
Bare Butt Boxing, the comically chaotic multiplayer brawler from AAA visual effects studio Tuatara Games, holds a heavyweight bout on Steam Early Access for PC in Q4 2022, followed by a 1.0 release across PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4 in 2023.

Revealed moments ago during The MIX’s 10th Anniversary Showcase, Bare Butt Boxing represents the self-published debut from the studio, which has provided VFX support for games like Valorant, Godfall, Fortnite, The Ascent, and Solar Ash. Mesmerized by the sport of boxing, mischievous aliens visit Earth to mimic their favorite fighters, unaware of Earthen laws and traditions—and most of the rules of boxing. For these cheeky newcomers to the sport, some things were lost in translation, so prepare for clothing-optional, trap-ridden boxing rings in the farthest corners of the planet.

Berkeley Breathed’s Bloom County Returns

IDW Bloom County Library Book One
Whether you’re new to Berkeley Breathed’s Pulitzer Prize–winning comic strip or a longtime devotee, this is the perfect opportunity to collect one of the most popular and critically acclaimed newspaper strips of all time.

This September, IDW Publishing will release Bloom County Library: Book One, the first of five editions collecting all the humor and all the characters of the original run of Breathed’s comic strips, published worldwide in over 1,200 newspapers on a daily basis from December 8, 1980 to August 6, 1989. The first volume features the strips from 1980 to 1982, introducing the beloved Opus the Penguin, as well as Bill the Cat, Cutter John, Michael Binkley, Milo Bloom, and Steve Dallas.

Friday, March 18, 2022

NECA Brings the Witches of Hocus Pocus to Toony Terrors

NECA Toony Terrors  Hocus Pocus

NECA has been finding ways to bring us geeky wish fulfillment with every batch of toy release announcements. The spookiest among us have been asking "if there are entire days devoted to showing the classic Halloween masterpiece, Hocus Pocus, why aren't there action figures yet?" Welp...NECA have finally answered the call. This Summer, ye may hit your local toy monger and take them away...

The witches are back and there’s going to be hell to pay! From Disney’s irreverent comedy classic, Winifred, Mary, and Sarah Sanderson, along with Billy Butcherson, join NECA’s Toony Terrors line! Bring the fun of Saturday morning cartoons to your collection with this set of stylized 6” scale action figures. Comes in window box packaging.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

ABSTRK Vampiro Orange Glow Edition Drops Drops Fri March 18 at Noon EST

Tenacious Toys ABSTRK Vampiro Orange Glow Edition 1
The Tenacious team is glowing with excitement over their newest exclusive release - a GID colorway of the ABSTRK Vampiro figure!

Miami-based artist ABSTRK first sprayed his vampire characters onto gates and walls of Havana, Cuba before moving his creepfest up to Miami! The vampire character motif is carried throughout his work. This 8" vinyl statue depicts one of his characters, clad in a basketball jersey, camo shorts and some nice kicks, with one leg raised and hands in full spooky mode!

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

THE BATMAN: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 3XLP

Mondo THE BATMAN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack 3XLP 01

This week, we are excited to continue our ongoing DC soundtrack series with one of the most anticipated scores of the year: Michael Giacchino's masterful new score to THE BATMAN. Nearly two hours of music, in which Giacchino flexes his prowess - after decades and nearly two dozen takes on the character and the music of his world, it should be impossible to tackle the world's greatest detective with something fresh and iconic. But here we stand, and the soundtrack to THE BATMAN is as essential as the film itself.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Jamie Lee Curtis Presents Eco-Horror MOTHER NATURE

Titan Comics Jamie Lee Curtis Horror Graphic Novel MOTHER NATURE
Titan Comics is thrilled to be publishing Mother Nature (Fall 2022) the terrifying debut eco-horror graphic novel by Hollywood legend Jamie Lee Curtis. Co-written with film-maker Russell Goldman and illustrated by artist Karl Stevens, the book has been adapted from the script for the upcoming Comet Pictures and Blumhouse horror movie Mother Nature, directed by Jamie Lee Curtis.

Nova Terrell who, after witnessing her father die in mysterious circumstances on one of the Cobalt Corporation’s experimental oil extraction projects, has grown up to despise the seemingly benevolent company that the town of Catch Creek, New Mexico, relies on for its jobs and prosperity. The rebellious Nova wages a campaign of sabotage and vandalism against the oil giant, until one night she accidentally makes a terrifying discovery about the true nature of the “Mother Nature” project and the long-dormant, vengeful entity it has awakened that threatens to destroy them all.

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Collections Debut

Disney Fairytale Weddings Collection Aurora 2
In 2020, Disney and Allure Bridals launched a sophisticated bridal line offering modern brides stunning, on-trend wedding gowns that capture the style and spirit of Disney Princess characters. Today, Allure Bridals unveils the all-new 2022 Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Collection and 2022 Disney Fairy Tale Weddings Platinum Collection. The Jasmine and Snow White-inspired gowns pay homage to the respective anniversaries of both beloved animated classic films. This year, Disney’s Aladdin celebrates its 30th Anniversary, while Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Disney’s very first traditionally animated feature film, celebrates its 85thAnniversary.

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: Funko on Hawkeye, Sodas, Star Wars & More

Toy Fair 2022 FUNKO Pop Marvel Hawkeye Lucky the Pizza Dog
Annnnd we're back, digging into that giant pile of UK Toy Fair coverage Matthew Hawkins delivered. Funko always has their own space at this event and are extremely welcoming, so we take the time to shoot everything we can. AS SUCH, you must know it's hard to figure what is new (recently released), from what is new new (has been seen but not in person), and what is super new (never seen before), so Matt shot everything not nailed down. Seemed a logical course of action!

On tap along the Funko shelves were Soda mystery cans, mystery minis, pens, pops, xl pops and SUPER MEGA POPS, so let's take a look at the eye candy...

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: Playmobil's Mini Cooper

Toy Fair 2022 Playmobil Mini Cooper

The new PLAYMOBIL Mini Cooper hits shelves this week! All car lovers can look forward to a true British icon: the Mini Cooper. Not only Mr. Bean, but also the Beatles, drove this legendary cult car. Like no other car, the Mini Cooper represents classic British style in a small, fun, and nimble package. No wonder that the design of the original Mini remained almost unchanged for nearly forty-one years. The Mini Cooper offers a lot of car in a little space - for designer Alec Issigonis, "creative use of space" and "focus on the essentials" were so important that there was no room for heating or radio, and sliding windows were used instead of retractable windows.

Wolverine, Spider-Man, The Hulk & Ghost Rider Return as the NEW Fantastic Four

Marvel Comics NEW FANTASTIC FOUR #1 (OF 5)
In 1991’s FANTASTIC FOUR #347, comic book legends Walter Simonson and Arthur Adams introduced an unforgettable iteration of Marvel’s premier Super Hero team when they teamed up WOLVERINE, SPIDER-MAN, GHOST RIDER, and HULK as the NEW FANTASTIC FOUR. Though their time as the FF was brief, this unlikely group of heroes left a big impact, and now fans will get to return to this special moment in Marvel history in a new limited series kicking off in May. Written by comics great Peter David and featuring the Marvel Comics debut of artist Alan Robinson, NEW FANTASTIC FOUR will be set shortly after the events of the fan-favorite group’s first appearance, taking readers back to a classic era with a brand-new tale in the same vein as hit titles like X-MEN LEGENDS, MAESTRO, and SILVER SURFER REBIRTH.

MONDO's Exclusive Pressings of HUGO and CLUE Vinyl Soundtracks

MONDO Exclusive Clue movie soundtrack

We love being part of this fantastic soundtrack community, and highlighting and promoting other labels is something we genuinely love and cherish. And we are especially proud of our distributed titles program.

If you are unfamiliar (or new here), we distribute records by many labels we love (often in exclusive colorways), trying to support and promote labels and folks we admire. For 2022, we have decided to highlight one label per month in our newsletter and let them tell you what makes them unique.

Toy Fair 2022: JAKKS Expands Their HALO Arsenal

Toy Fair 2022 JAKKS Halo Toy Concept Boards

Back over to UK Toy Fair where Matt found our awesome distributor buddies at Zappies hosting some of our American friends like Mattel, Noble Toys and JAKKS Pacific! JAKKS had their own little nook where they showed off the latest Sonic the Hedgehog toys (which we'll get to soon) as well as a small pile of concept art for upcoming HALO Remote Control vehicles. Let's check out what your troops will be riding into battle this year... 

Sunday, February 6, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: Boss Fight Boards the Retro Train with POWER STARS

Toy Fair 2022 Boss Fight Studios Power Stars Action Figures The Phantom 001

Hardcore Collectors already follow Boss Fight Studios closely for a constant stream of 1:18 scale indie figures serving a fan base that is sorely neglected. Their Vitruvian H.A.C.K.S figure lines have included warriors from throughout history, snake creatures, ghouls, winged creeps, and classic comic and movie heroes. Now Boss Fight dips into a more simplified body type to trigger those nostalgic memories and give your vintage toys some new friends!

Power Stars are the action figures you always wanted as a kid, ready to make all your heroic dreams come true! These brand new 5” retro-feel action figures sport seven points of articulation and all the nostalgia. Featuring your favorite super heroes from King Features classic comics, collect them all to bring your favorite comics to life! 

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: New Bendy and the Ink Machine & FGTeeV Construction Sets

Toy Fair 2022 Phat Mojo Bendy and the Ink Machine Heavenly Toys Buildable Set

It was 2018 when we last saw Basic Fun introducing the world at large to Bendy and the Ink Machine via their C3 construction sets. Unfortunately, the line didn't last that long and fans of the game were left with few creepy collectibles to haunt their shelves. Flash forward to UK Toy Fair 2022 and Phat Mojo, who set up their lightning rods and resurrected the dead!

No HUGE announcement of a full line of sets and figures as yet, BUT we did catch one construction set in full view. The "Heavenly Toys Buildable Set" comes with 3 buildable mini figures and 383 pieces. Check out the eye candy...

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

AMERICAN MCGEE'S ALICE Coming to TV

American Mcgee's Alice
Radar Pictures has secured the television rights to American McGee's Alice, the acclaimed third-person action adventure game based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass published by Electronic Artists (EA). The drama series will be developed as the first adaptation of American McGee's Alice franchise, Alice, and its 2011 sequel Alice: Madness Returns. 

As active development on the series begins, McGee beamed: “David Hayter brings imagination, experience, and stealth sneaking skills gained through successful missions in film, TV, and video games - a unique combination sure to make this adventure into Wonderland a successful one for the franchise and the fans. I am excited to be working with him and know the Alice fans will welcome him with mad affection."

Toy Fair 2022: Phat Mojo Spends Five Nights at Freddy's

Toy Fair 2022 Phat Mojo Five Nights At Freddy's
I have always believed that it is a sign of an advanced civilization when we allow our children to be super spooky. It happened in the 60's when monster movies were all the rage and model kits, mego dolls and rubber jiggling creeps were in every store window. The 80's and 90's were pretty decent for horror films but censors ruined everything and the toy aisles reflected that. Still, we got some super questionable Freddy Krueger merch, Inhumanoids and other fantastic fiends. Plants vs Zombies reminded big business that kids love to be freaked out by the undead, paving the way for a little game that grew into a massive licensing juggernaut; FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY'S!! Though I'm still waiting for McFarlane to make super detailed, fully realized monster versions of those lovable killer animatronics, we've still got Phat Mojo keeping the dream alive.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: ChrisRWK (Robots Will Kill) on The Kid in a Cat Costume

Tenacious Toys ChrisRWK (Robots Will Kill) exclusive vinyl toy The Kid in a Cat Costume

The Tenacious team is thrilled to announce an official ChrisRWK (Robots Will Kill) exclusive vinyl toy! "The Kid in a Cat Costume" is a 5" vinyl figure depicting one of Chris' earliest characters. This classic design has shown up in his original work over the past 20 years and is a known favorite amongst his fans.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: A Whole New Huggable Jurassic World

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Our friends at Posh Paws were set up across the pond at UK Toy Fair last week, showing off all that's soft and fuzzy in their world. Among this year's offerings were a killer line of Dream Works plush from movies like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, and Kung Fu Panda, a mighty Minion march, a trip down to Sesame Street, and our favorite series that turns monsters into bedtime buddies... Jurassic World! Posh Paws renders the terrifying jaws and slashing claws of the JW Dinos into kid-friendly piles of fluff in a number of scales to suit the needs of any Reptar wrangler. Let's take a look!

Friday, January 28, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: UK Toy Fair’s Hero Toys List

UK Toy Fair 2022 Logo

Organizers of the Toy Fair, the British Toy & Hobby Association (BTHA) today announced the winners of Toy Fair’s Hero Toys 2022, with Bandai, Character Options, and VTech amongst the winners at the first Toy Fair since the start of the pandemic.

Used as a barometer for what themes will be fashionable in the year ahead, this year’s Toy Fair's Hero Toys include a selection of popular licenses such as Spider-man, CocoMelon, and Hey Duggee, a range of products that represent family play, and STEM toys including a medical science kit.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Adventure Time: Distant Lands Is Coming To Blu-ray & DVD March 8

Adventure Time Distant Lands on Blu-ray
Oh My Glob! Get ready to embark on a magical journey through the Land of Ooo and beyond when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings the Emmy-nominated Max Original, Adventure Time: Distant Lands to Blu-ray and DVD on March 8, 2022.

Binge all four specials from the limited series and explore the unseen corners of their world with characters both familiar and brand-new. Adventure Time: Distant Lands is priced to own on Blu-ray for $19.98 SRP ($24.98 in Canada) and on DVD for $14.98 SRP ($19.98 in Canada).

Based on the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning animated series, Adventure Time, created by Pendleton Ward and executive produced by Adam Muto, Adventure Time is a critically acclaimed series that garnered numerous accolades over its 10 season run on Cartoon Network. Originally airing on HBO Max, Adventure Time: Distant Lands is among the streamer’s most popular original animated series/specials. Adventure Time: Distant Lands is produced by Cartoon Network Studios.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

TOY FAIR NEW YORK 2022 CANCELED

The Toy Association, producer of Toy Fair New York, the largest toy, play, and youth entertainment marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, has announced the cancellation of Toy Fair New York, originally set to take place, February 19 to 22, 2022 at the Javits Center in New York City. 

Friday, January 7, 2022

Toy Fair 2022: Spin Master's THE BATMAN Comes Home to Roost

Spin Master The Batman Wingsuit Batman 12 inch Action Figure 002

It's that time again! In years past, this would be the yearly clarion call to ready your eyeballs, nerd brains and tightly held wallets as the usual suspects paraded forth an army of plastic soldiers worthy of artistic envy and childhood flashbacks of the sweetest kind. Sadly, the state of our world meant we've been away from these regular previews of collectibles from across the globe....but now...we're back! By some small miracle, both the UK and US editions of Toy Fair 2022 are set to roll out and we'll be there to show you all that is good and shiny.

Today, we kick things off with our friends at Spin Master! When we last visited, we covered mini dragons, monster trucks, pint-sized DC Super Heroes, a killer games section, the hideous plush phenomenon called Fugler, and more. Now, Spin Master expands their DC relationship with action figures, vehicles, and a playset for the highly anticipated THE BATMAN film, dropping March 4th, 2022. On tap will be...

Monday, January 3, 2022

ARROW Promises a Bloody New Year

Arrow Video Still Tickin The Return of A Clockwork Orange Documentary

Arrow Video is excited to announce the January 2022 lineup of their new subscription-based ARROW platform, available to subscribers in the US, Canada, the UK and Ireland. The January 2022 lineup leads with the ARROW release of Stefan Lernous' hilarious and toe-curling debut feature Hotel Poseidon, available to subscribers in the US, Canada, the UK, and Ireland. Hotel Poseidon made its world premiere at Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film and screened at Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal and Grimmfest in the UK. The film will debut on ARROW January 3 with a host of exclusive extras.

Star Trek: Discovery – Adventures in the 32nd Century

IDW Star Trek Discovery Comic Book
Comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW today announces that The United Federation of Planet’s far-flung future will be further explored in a new four-issue miniseries, Star Trek: Discovery – Adventures in the 32nd Century, based on the wildly popular series streaming on Paramount Plus.

The new series reunites co-writers Kirsten Beyer and Mike Johnson, whose previous collaboration on Star Trek: Discovery comics included The Light of Kahless, Succession, and Aftermath. The authors are joined by artist Angel Hernandez, celebrated by fans for his work on Star Trek / Green Lantern: The Spectrum War and, most recently, Star Trek: Manifest Destiny.