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.
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.
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).
Lakeshore Records is set to release Avenue 5—Original 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
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.
A martial artist, a Kaiju and a Sith Lord walk into a comic shop… It’s not a joke, it’s a new week of toys from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD! Two busts, a Gallery Diorama and a 4-pack of Minimates all arrived in stores this week, and there’s something for every type of fan and every type of collector! It’s the best of all worlds! Read on for details, then find a store near you at comicshoplocator.com, or order online!
Equipment: New Hasbro Star Wars Figures Unveiled at London Comic Con for Both The Black Series and the Vintage Lines
This past weekend at MCM London Comic Con Hasbro unveiled several new additions to its Star Wars: The Black Series and Star Wars: The Vintage Collection lines. These new figures are inspired from several corners of the Star Wars galaxy including film, publishing, video games and TV!
Hake’s Auctions is known for their pop-culture auctions, including toys, comics, video games, posters, political memorabilia and more. Now, with online bidding started for their latest auction, they can reveal the full list of what they have on the block, and it is nothing short of incredible. Not only are there a variety of rare, graded toys from the 1980s, there are also over 200 video games graded by Video Game Authority, as well as the usually amazing assortment of key comic issues and artwork.
WaterTower Music has today announced the release of the highly anticipated House of the Dragon: Season 1 (Soundtrack from the HBO® Series), which features a monumental 44 tracks from Season 1 of House of the Dragon – the prequel to Game of Thrones which arrived on HBO and HBO Max in August and saw its season finale air last night. All the music on the soundtrack was created by lauded Emmy Award- winning and Grammy® nominated composer Ramin Djawadi, who crafted the immensely popular musical scores from Game of Thrones, and HBO’s Westworld.
It’s Bust-tober, which means that new busts are now available at your local comic shop from Diamond Select Toys and Gentle Giant LTD! Two new Legends in 3D ½ Scale Busts, of Boba Fett and the Thing, are now in stock, and so is an animated-style bust of Darth Vader! Find a store near you at comicshoplocator.com, or order online at diamondselecttoys.com and gentlegiantltd.com!