Author Archives: James

Hard Copy: The Art of Solo: A Star Wars Story

I think my fascination with production art and designs goes back to when I saw Ralph McQuarrie’s art for the first Star Wars movie. Here we are many, many years later and I am still enthralled by art books. Some … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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, … Continue reading

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