Equipment: DC Collectibles Announces SDCC 2018 Exclusive Figures…Batman Fans Get Ready to Spend Money!

With San Diego Comic-Con 2018 right around the corner, DC Collectibles is ready to dazzle the show floor with three Comic-Con exclusive Batman designer vinyl figures from their cutting-edge DC Artists Alley line. Illustrator Chris Uminga’s unique take on DC’s iconic Dark Knight is transformed into three variant editions: Blue and Gray, Flashpoint, and Matte Black and Gold. Each figure will be available for purchase exclusively during San Diego Comic-Con at the Entertainment Earth booth (#2343). Continue reading

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Equipment: First Look at Hasbro’s Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Toy Line

Coming this Christmas from Sony is the highly anticipated, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. This animated adventure introduces us to Miles Morales, the other Spider-Man. The story spans alternate realities with various spider powered individuals joining forces to stop a threat that will affect all existence. The movie stars the voices of Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeild, Shameik Moore and Nicholas Cage.

Here is a first look at the amazing (see what I did there) toys coming out from Hasbro for the movie! Continue reading

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Equipment: Mezco Toys Announces Pre-Orders Open for the One: 12 Collection Hela from Thor: Ragnarok

In Marvel Studio’s Thor: Ragnarok, Hela is released from prison following Odin’s death. Planning to rule Asgard and create an empire, the Goddess of Death must first face off against her young brother, Thor, and his team known as ‘The Revengers’.

The One:12 Collective Ragnarok Hela figure captures the malicious intent of the former Asgardian executioner. Presented in a film-accurate fitted suit with metallic accents and chest plate armor, Hela comes equipped with two Necroswords – made from obsidian and used to decimate the Einjerjar, the elite warriors of Asgard. Continue reading

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Equipment: Hasbro Announces Marvel Legends Red Skull figure with Glowing Tesseract as a Comic Con Exclusive

When Iron Man premiered in 2008, he ushered in the age of heroes. Now Marvel is celebrating 10 years of superhero movies and there is no sign of the MCU slowing down. It hasn’t been just Marvel movies but 10 years of superhero collectibles. So whether you keep stuff “mint in box” or you actually play with your toys there is always something cool out there to collect.

A perfect example of something cool to collect, this year at San Diego Comic Con (SDCC) Hasbro is releasing a convention exclusive Red Skull action figure with Glowing Tesseract.   Continue reading

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Equipment: DST Brings Marvel Gallery PVCs, DC Vinimates and More to SDCC 2018!

Comic-Con International is approaching, and from July 19-22 Diamond Select Toys will be in San Diego, showing off their upcoming products and of course offering exclusive items! With three new Marvel Gallery PVC dioramas, one new DC Vinimates vinyl figure box set, one limited-edition DC Statue and a limited-edition Star Trek ship, there’s something for everyone at the DST booth! Read on for details!

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Equipment: New from Mezco The One:12 Collective Punisher: Special Ops Edition Availabe only at SDCC (Pre-Orders are Sold Out!)

The One:12 Collective Punisher: Special Ops Edition includes three head portraits, two encompassing the intensity of Frank Castle’s character and one all-new armored skull mask. He comes outfitted in an aramid fiber suit with ballistic plated protection and his classic skull insignia. The Punisher wears a duty belt with a knife sheath and comes well equipped with an impressive arsenal. A duffle bag with a functional zipper is included for weapon storage. Continue reading

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Soundwaves: Coming Soon from Watertower Records Westworld Season 2 Soundtrack by Ramin Djawadi

WaterTower Music is pleased to announce the release of the soundtrack to the second season of HBO’s Westworld, which is now available on the heels of last night’s thrilling finale. Westworld: Season 2 (Music From The HBO® Series) features the music of multi-Grammy® and Emmy® Award-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi (Westworld, Game of Thrones), and is now available digitally for streaming and for purchase, with a 2-CD set and several collectible vinyl configurations planned for later this year.

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Equipment: Mezco Set to Unleash King Kong…Pre-Orders Now Available

When the original King Kong premiered in 1933 the special effects were groundbreaking for their time. The stop motion effects were achieved by Willis O’Brien and Buzz Gibson. Stop motion isn’t used much (if not at all) any longer but for the time period the effects kept the audience mesmerized. So now, thanks to Mezco, King Kong , the monstrous anthropoid that ruled Skull Island and terrorized New York in 1932 can be yours. Mezco is releasing an incredible version of this monster movie classic. Continue reading

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Hard Copy: A Review of the New Novel, A Mound Over Hell by Gary Morgenstein

Great science fiction transcends its own narrative; it is impossible to pigeonhole it. The most significant works of science fiction were so important precisely because they did not remain within the original, limited definition of the genre. Philip K. Dick, Stanislaw Lem, or Kurt Vonnegut, among others, dealt with the nature of reality, not space travel and ray guns – even if such hardware existed within the story. Continue reading

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Equipment: New Captain Action Attack on Mars Uniform Set Coming Soon

Captain Action fans will be thrilled: this year’s San Diego Comic-Con will debut new prototypes of the upcoming Captain Action 1/6th scale line of uniform sets, accompanied by a big publishing announcement.

The new 1/6 scale uniform sets will kick off with our “Attack On Mars” set. This retro space-suit for Captain Action is evocative of classic sci-fi movies and EC space explorers. It also complements the 1960’s Action Boy space suit produced by Ideal for which a Captain Action space suit was never produced. Continue reading

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