Hard Copy: Hellboy Creator Mike Mignola and Writer Christopher Golden Take on Frankenstein with 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.

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E.V.A.: Motor City Comic Con Day Two

Day two is in the books. On Saturday the aisles were a bit more crowded and filled with so many cosplayers.  Wandering around we saw several variations on Doctor Who, a plethora of Poison Ivy, Thor in his various stages from God to glutton and, of course, the 501st legion. I am very impressed by how much time and effort went into making these costumes and the hard work shows. Sure, there are some people who just put on sunglasses and say they are Tony Stark but there are others who build the armor. Continue reading

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E.V.A.: Motor City Comic Con Day One Coverage Cosplay and More

I am so very happy that conventions are a thing again. As things slowly creep back to some semblance of normal, we venture out to hang with like-minded individuals, friends we haven’t seen in years and see the stars we normally only see on a screen. If you are in the Detroit area this weekend you should head over to Novi to the Motor City Comic Con.

For us, day one didn’t go exactly as planned. Ice cream for breakfast was on the agenda so that was good my GPS taking me on a roundabout tour of Michigan not planned. Arrival was 2 hours later than anticipated but that didn’t ruin the day. I have to say that for a Friday afternoon the convention was more crowded than I expected.

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Equipment: San Diego 2022 Exclusives: Cobra Kai, Avatar, Transformers and More!

Comic Con International in San Diego is fast approaching, and Diamond Select Toys is getting ready! DST is announcing nine exclusive products today, which will be available at their booth on the show floor, as well as at diamondselecttoys.com! Read on for details, then either add it to your shopping list or pre-order today! More exclusives to come!

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Equipment: New Collectibles Now in Stores from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD.

It’s Wednesday, which means its New Toy Day at comic shops across North America! Three new products are shipping to stores from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant Ltd., including a Marvel bust, a Star Wars bust and a Marvel statue! Read on for details, and then find a store near you at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com!

 

 

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Vids: Krypto the Superdog: The Complete Series Coming 8/2/22 to DVD

In 2005, a new breed of Superhero claimed its place of prominence among Saturday morning cartoons with the premiere of Krypto the Superdog. On August 2, 2022, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings the acclaimed complete animated series to DVD (USA $44.98 SRP; Canada $49.99 SRP).

Created by Chris Mitchell, Krypto the Superdog follows the adventures of the title character – Superman’s beloved pooch – who also acquires the powers afforded his original Earthbound master. Alongside allies like Ace The Bat-Hound and Streaky the Supercat, Krypto fights the forces of evil, which include the animal companions of Lex Luthor and Catwoman.

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Equipment: Boba Fett Blasts Into the Star Wars Gallery Line at ShopDisney.com!

The bounty hunter of few words is back! After making his triumphant return in the second season of The Mandalorian, Boba Fett is blasting off into all-new adventures in his own series! To celebrate his return, ShopDisney.com and Diamond Select Toys have teamed up to offer an all-new Gallery Diorama of the man himself, and it’s available for pre-order now!

This 10-inch, approximately 1/7 scale sculpture catches the bounty hunter in action, blaster rifle drawing down on a target, wearing his new black outfit. Based on his appearance in The Book of Boba Fett, this high-quality PVC diorama features detailed sculpting and paint applications and comes packaged in a full-color window box.

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Transmissions: Syfy Channel Announces New and Returning Shows for 2022

SYFY, one of cable’s highest-reaching networks, is celebrating 30 years of redefining genre programming with a dynamic lineup including two new scripted original series, an original film and the return of breakout hits.  

 

New series include “Reginald the Vampire,” a dramedy based on Johnny B. Truant’s “Fat Vampire” book series and starring MCU veteran Jacob Batalon as Reginald Andres, and “The Ark,” a space-set survival drama from writer Dean Devlin that takes place 100 years in the future.

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Equipment: PopMinded by Hallmark Star Wars Event-Exclusive Products

For the first time in three years, PopMinded by Hallmark will greet Star Wars fans in person when Star Wars Celebration opens its doors later this month in Anaheim, California.

 

Two new event-exclusive items will be available at the fan gathering, scheduled May 26-29 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Allotments of each will be available daily while supplies last.

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Vids: Giant arrives on 4K Ultra HD 6/21 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Giant, the 1956 classic film starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, and James Dean in his final role, will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Digital on June 21, it was announced today by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

George Stevens, Sr. won his second Oscar® for directing the sweeping family saga set in Texas during the days of the oil boom. Based on Edna Ferber’s controversial novel, the movie’s release in 1956 was a massive box office hit and garnered 10 Academy Award® nominations.

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