Equipment: This Week in Stores from Diamond Select Toys

This week, comic shops will need to turn up the heat, because dc-gallery-batman-new-adventures-catwoman-pvc-dioramathere’s a cool front blowing in from Diamond Select Toys! Three very cool products are heading to comic shops and specialty stores across North America, and once again, there’s something for every type of fan! Super-cool Catwoman returns to the DC Gallery line, Santa Claus headlines the new wave of Nightmare Before Christmas figures, and the long-awaited Pulp Fiction action figure line finally hits shelves! If your town wasn’t Coolsville already, it is now! Read on for more info and pictures, then reserve your favorites at a store near you, or order through your favorite online retailer! Continue reading

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Vids: Atomic Blonde Coming Soon from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Double-crossed while sent to collect stolen intelligence Atomic Blondein East Germany, elusive secret agent Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Fate of the Furious) unleashes a deadly arsenal of skills in ATOMIC BLONDE, the adrenaline pumping, stylish spy-thriller, coming to Digital on October 24, 2017 and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on November 14, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Adapted from Antony Johnson’s graphic novel, The Coldest City, the explosive film set in the late eighties takes viewers on a high-stakes chase as Theron attempts to escape Berlin. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital versions include commentary from the cast, filmmakers, stunt performers and fight coordinators, plus behind-the-scenes features that take viewers inside the making of the film’s intense stunt choreography. Continue reading

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Hard Copy: DC Entertainment, IDW Publishing and Nickelodeon Join Forces Again for Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II

Gotham’s Dark Knight joins forces with New York’s HeroesBatman TMNT in A Half-Shell this December as DC Entertainment and IDW Publishing today announced plans for BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES II, a six-issue follow up to the smash-hit crossover series of 2015. Writer James Tynion IV (BATMAN, DETECTIVE COMICS) and artist Freddie Williams II (HE-MAN/THUNDERCATS) will reunite for this second meeting of two icons of pop culture. Continue reading

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Equipment: New from Mezco One:12 Collective Wolverine Fall Exclusive

The One:12 line from Mezco is absolutely amazing. WolverineEach figure they add to the collection is even more impressive than the last. The newest figure is the Wolverine in his vintage yellow and blue outfit. This is the Wolverine many of us fell in love with back in the day. Just based on the photos he looks great. Continue reading

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Equipment: Disney Store Exclusive Planet Hulk Marvel Select Figure Arriving Next Month

As the highly anticipated film Marvel’s Thor: Ragnarok PlanetHulk1heads towards theaters, fans have been hungry for more Thor products, including more of the Disney Store-exclusive Marvel Select Mighty Thor action figure. Now, with Ragnarok looming, Thor makes his prophesied return, alongside a brand-new, Disney Store-exclusive Marvel Select figure by Diamond Select Toys! That’s right, Thor has brought a friend from work back with him, and Planet Hulk is landing on Earth in October!

This exclusive figure of Planet Hulk depicts him in his gladiator armor from the character-redefining “Planet Hulk” storyline in The Incredible Hulk comics. Rocketed toward an extra-terrestrial paradise by Marvel’s greatest heroes, Hulk instead crash-lands on the cruel planet Sakaar, where he is forced to fight in the arenas for the enjoyment of the crowd. The figure stands approximately 10 inches tall (11.5 inches with his feather crest) and features 16 points of articulation, allowing him to strike a wide variety of combat-ready poses. Accessories include an 8-inch-long battle axe and a 5-inch tall spiked shield. Continue reading

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Equipment: Diamond Select Toys to Release Exclusive Astral Form Doctor Strange PVC Diorama at NYCC

New York, New York- it’s a heck of a town! And it’s onlyAstralStrangeHeader gotten better since the arrival of New York Comic-Con! Once a year since 2006, NYCC brings the fans together with the best of pop culture, and this year Diamond Select Toys will be there once again! In addition to a booth packed with products and a panel packed with information, they’re bringing an exclusive item that’s out of this world! Continue reading

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Hard Copy: Stretch Armstrong Extends His Reach into Comics

STRETCH ARMSTRONG will be flexing his multi-mediastretch armstrong muscles even further this coming January when the first issue of STRETCH ARMSTRONG AND THE FLEX FIGHTERS arrives.

Based on the all-new Netflix animated series and inspired by the classic toy line, Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters features Jake Armstrong, a teenage superhero who teams up with his high school friends after they are exposed to experimental chemicals that give them amazing powers. Along with his partners Ricardo Perez, AKA Omni-Mass, and Nathan Park, AKA Wingspan, they’re a diverse group of heroes who attend high school by day and fight crime by night in the futuristic Charter City! Continue reading

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Equipment: Star Wars Black Series Clone Troopers of Order 66 Exclusive Set from Entertainment Earth

Senator Palpatine was a very patient man. His devious DSCN6148plan to rule the galaxy took decades to come to fruition but when the moment came it was quick, decisive and brutal. In the final days of the war between the Republic and the Separatists, Obi-Wan Kenobi confronted and defeated General Grievous. That is when everything changed, it was then that Palpatine issued Order 66 to the clone army. The clones were conditioned to follow that order to the letter. Order 66 was the command to execute all Jedi Knights, which they did with ruthless efficiency.  In an instant, allies became enemies and the galaxy became a darker place. Continue reading

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Hard Copy: Star Wars: On the Front Lines from Titan Books

The Galactic Empire has used armored troops forDSCN6095 decades. During the time period General Grievous took up arms against the Republic the troops were engineered clones trained to be the best of the best. When the Republic gave way to the powerful Galactic Empire the troops were volunteers who wore the armor with pride. Eventually the Empire fell to Rebel forces but a mighty army rose from the ashes made up of troops that were drafted, trained and conditioned to be an elite fighting force. Throughout it all, these troops keep order. These troops protect the galaxy. These troops, men and women, are on the front lines. Continue reading

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Equipment: Coming in 2018 from Diamond Select Toys: DC, Marvel, Kingdom Hearts, Cthulhu + More!

While kids across the country are getting ready to Premier_MoonKnightcrack open their textbooks, comic retailers across the country are getting ready to crack open the new Previews catalog, which is chock-full of the latest items from Diamond Select Toys! Scheduled to ship in late 2017 and early 2018, DST’s offerings include items from Thor: Ragnarok, Kingdom Hearts, Black Panther, DC Comics, Joseph Michael Linsner, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Marvel Comics and the world of H.P. Lovecraft! Study up on the facts below, and reserve your favorites at your local comic shop, or your favorite online retailer! Continue reading

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