Equipment: New to Pre-Order from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD GI Joe, JCVD, Power Rangers and More!

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and the folks at Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD want to thank you for being so awesome! That’s why they’re continuing some of their most popular product lines with new releases in 2023. G.I. Joe Gallery Dioramas, Invincible action figures, Jean Claude Van Damme action figures, Power Rangers busts and a variety of products from Marvel and Star Wars – it’s the best of all worlds! Pre-order at your local comic shop, or order online at diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com!

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Vids: Ring in the New Year with a Superhero…Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces Black Adam Home Release

Experience the first-ever feature film exploring the story of the DC Super Hero in the action adventure, when “Black Adam” arrives for Premium Digital Ownership at home on November 22. The film is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a screenplay by Adam Sztykiel and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani, screen story by Adam Sztykiel and Rory Haines & Sohrab Noshirvani, based on characters from DC, and Black Adam created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck, starring the voice of Dwayne Johnson (“the “Jumanji” films, “Moana”). The film will be available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD beginning on January 3.

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Hard Copy: Cowboy Bebop: The Making of the Netflix Series from Titan Books

I remember the first time I saw Cowboy Bebop, I was hooked. It wasn’t just the cyberpunk look of the anime; it was the music. So, when Netflix announced the production a live action show, I had my doubts they could get it right. Sure, I knew that the sound of the show could be replicated but could they capture the look? Oh yes, they captured the look and it was everything I wanted.

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Equipment: Hasbro Announces Amazon Exclusive Star Wars Black Series and Retro Series Figures

Hasbro continued the Bring Home the Galaxy celebration with the reveal of a new Retro Collection 4-LOM & Zuckuss 2-pack (which even recreates the original Kenner line’s mistake of switching the names) and The Black Series Carbonized Collection Royal Guard & Pilot 2-pack! Both 2-packs will be available for pre-order later today, exclusively on Amazon.

 

 

 

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Equipment: From Diamond Select Toys-New Invincible Action Figures in Stores Now, Deluxe Set Coming Soon

It’s almost Wednesday, which means new toys are on their way to comic shops across North America, and around the world! This week, Diamond Select Toys is shipping out their second series of action figures based on the hit Amazon Prime TV series Invincible. Based on the long-running comic book, the show features hard-hitting superhero action, and the action figures deliver that in spades!

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Equipment: The 1980s are Alive and Well in the Newest Hake’s Toy Auction

As Stranger Things has proven, everyone loves the 1980s, even those who weren’t alive to see it – the music, the movies and especially the toys. With many of the 1980s’ top action figure lines alive and well in their modern iterations (and even some retro-styled ones), demand for the originals has not wavered, and a current auction has dozens of old-school action figures on the block for a good amount of cash.

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Equipment: All-New NERF LMTD x League of Legends Jinx Fishbones Unveiled

Today, Hasbro and Riot Games unveiled the all-new NERF LMTD X LEAGUE OF LEGENDS JINX FISHBONES, a new blaster inspired by Jinx, one of the most played characters from video-game franchise League of Legends.

 League of Legends is one of the most-played competitive games in the world, played by more than 20 million people across 145 countries every day. In League of Legends, Jinx is an impulsive character, bringing her own chaotic brand of pandaemonium wherever she goes. With her iconic rocket launcher Fishbones, she unleashes the loudest blasts and brightest explosions, leaving a trail of mayhem and panic in her wake.

 

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Vids: Filmation’s “The Adventures of Batman” – Remastered & Coming to Blu-ray on 2/28/23

One of Filmation’s most beloved animated series has been newly remastered in high definition for release on Blu-ray for the first time ever! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will distribute The Adventures of Batman: The Complete Collection on February 28, 2023, as a two-disc set featuring all 34 episodes of the classic series for $29.98 SRP (USA) and $39.99 SRP (Canada).

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Soundwaves: Available now from Lakeshore Records the Soundtrack for the HBO series, Avenue 5

Lakeshore Records is set to release Avenue 5Original Series Soundtrack featuring music from the first and second seasons by Adem Ilhan (In The Loop).  With a directive that the score “needs to sound like no other music,” Ilhan set out on an unorthodox recording journey with the help of bass clarinetist Robert Stillman and violinist Emma Smith creating a vividly chaotic yet melodic backdrop to the manic futuristic space comedy.   Season two of the HBO original series created by Armando Ianucci (“Veep”), and starring Hugh Laurie and Josh Gad, is airing now on HBO and streaming on HBO Max. Continue reading

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Breaking News: Actor Kevin Conroy, the most beloved voice of Batman in the animated history of the character, died Thursday at age 66

A noted stage, film and television performer, Conroy rose to unparalleled voice acting fame as the title character of the landmark “Batman: The Animated Series” (1992-1996). He would establish never-to-be-broken records as the voice of Batman, bringing the super hero to animated life in nearly 60 different productions, including 15 films – highlighted by the acclaimed Batman: Mask of the Phantasm; 15 animated series, spanning nearly 400 episodes and more than 100 hours of television; as well as a dozen video games. Conroy was also featured as a live-action Bruce Wayne in the Arrowverse’s 2019-2020 “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover event.

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