Pop-Culture aficionados are ecstatic to have an opportunity to add “grail” items to their collections thanks to Paragon FX Group. Dorothy’s ruby slippers and the 1966 Batman’s Bat-radio are two of the most recent museum quality items offered by the collective of artisans.
Equipment: Paragon FX Group has Dropped Prop Replicas from The Wizard of Oz and Batman ’66
Vids: Superman 1978 – 1987 5-Film Collection Street Date Update
As part of the year-long centennial celebration for the 100th anniversary of Warner Bros. Studio, five films featuring the iconic DC Superhero Superman – Superman: The Movie, Superman II, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman III, and Superman IV – will be available for purchase in a five-film collection on 4K Ultra HD Disc May 9 and on Digital April 18.
Equipment: Spin Master Unveils Official “The Flash” Movie Toys: Available Now!
The Flash is about to make his first solo venture onto the big screen this July and speeding on to toy shelves is the Flash toy line from Spin Master. Similar to the toy line for, The Batman, the toy line for The Flash includes 4-inch figures, vehicles (scaled to the 4-inch line) and 12-inch figures.
Soundwaves: Available Now the Motion Picture Soundtrack for Shazam! Fury of the Gods by Christopher Beck
In conjunction with the release of director David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! Fury of the Gods, the Shazam! Fury of the Gods (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by award-winning composer Christophe Beck has been released by WaterTower Music. Shazam! Fury of the Gods – which continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam – is now showing in North American theaters and rolling out to theaters internationally.
Equipment: Gentle Giant LTD Launches a New Star Wars Mini-Bust for St. Patrick’s Day!
It’s time to go green! Once again, St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, a day for celebration of Irish culture, most visibly by the wearing of the green! In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, Gentle Giant LTD is proud to introduce their newest 1/6 Scale Star Wars mini-bust, the green-skinned Gamorrean Guard!
Hard Copy: Guardian of Fukushima Graphic Novel from Tokyo POP
On March 11, 2011, a 9.1 magnitude earthquake struck off of the coast of Japan. The epicenter for this quake was just off the coast of Honshu (the largest island of Japan) and it was determined that this was the largest earthquake to ever hit Japan. The subsequent tidal wave measured at 55.88 meters (a little over 183 feet). The quake and the tsunami took the lives of 15,950 people. The earthquake and tsunami were just the beginning; Fukushima’s nuclear power plant was also damaged. Eventually three of the reactors went into meltdown, irradiating the air, ground, and water.
Equipment: In Stores This Week from Diamond Select Toys…Venom, Deadpool, Skrulls and Turtles!
It’s a new week, which means Wednesday is a New Toy Day! This week, new items from Diamond Select Toys are making their way to comic shops across North America, and they come from two different corners of the Marvel Universe, as well as the sewers of New York City! Check out the Marvel and TMNT toys available below, then hit up your nearest comic shop! Find one at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at Diamondselecttoys.com!
Equipment: Hasbro Marvel Legends Series Star-Lord Premium Electronic Role Play Helmet
This morning, Hasbro lifted the curtain on a new addition to the Marvel Legends Series line of premium role play items with a Star-Lord helmet! This Legends Series Star-Lord helmet is a 1:1 scale reproduction of Peter Quill a.k.a Star-Lord’s helmet as it appears throughout his various appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The helmet suggested retail price is $131.99 and will be available for pre-order tomorrow 3/14 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse.
Vids: Newly-Remastered “Max Fleischer’s Superman 1941-1943” comes to Digital & Blu-ray on 5/16/23
Warner Bros. Discovery has meticulously remastered Max Fleischer’s treasured set of 17 animated Superman shorts from the original 35mm source elements. Max Fleischer’s Superman 1941-1943 will be available to purchase Digitally on HD and on Blu-ray May 16, 2023.
Superman made his comic book debut in 1938, appearing in Action Comics #1 (dated June 1938, but officially published on April 18, 1938), and the Man of Steel’s popularity grew with his subsequent radio program. Max Fleischer gave the world’s first Super Hero his initial animated spotlight, producing 17 theatrical animated shorts from September 1941 to July 1943 that further elevated the character’s profile, and added many significant aspects to his canon – including coining many of Superman’s patented catchphrases and attributes.
Equipment: Factory Entertainment Announces Partnership with Paramount to Produce Star Trek Collectibles
Factory Entertainment has announced that the company has entered into a multi-year agreement with Paramount parent, Viacom International Inc, to expand upon its best-selling line of movie and television collectibles for Star Trek.
Factory Entertainment’s Star Trek line will be centered primarily around its high-end prop replica business. Since 2011, the company has established itself as the leader in producing authentic, limited- edition replicas of props and gadgets from popular movie and TV properties.