Articles for June, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
GGSDCC13MrB1.jpg   This GGS exclusive depicts the amazing artist, cartoonist and founder of Juxtapoz magazine, Robert Williams, A.K.A. Mr. Bitchin’. In the late 60’s Robert joined the ranks at Zap Comix where he created the seminal Underground Comix anti-hero, Coochy Cooty.  Over the course of his richly storied career, Mr. Williams has worked alongside other greats…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
This week sees the release of The Walking Dead Series 3 Minimates at comic shops and specialty stores, and they’re all from the famous prison story arc of the hit comic book by Robert Kirkman! Rick, Hershel and Dexter face off against a trio of zombies in three different two-packs, and be on the lookout…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – Official Teaser Trailer The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
400Days-keyart-WIDE-500x250.jpg New Content and a New Platform Announced for the Winner of over 90 Game of the Year Awards Based on Robert Kirkman’s Groundbreaking Comic Book Series at 2013’s Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June. 11, 2013 — Leading publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2013
  CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 10, 2013) –    Before LEGOLAND® California Resort unveils the world’s largest LEGO® model to Park guests on June 13, a few lucky San Diego Chargers were able to lend a big hand to Master Model Builders assembling laser cannons to the life-sized LEGO X-wing starfighter. The X-wing is a 1:1 replica…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2013
GOT-STARK-SHIELD-PLAQUE-150x150.jpg JUNE 10, MILWAUKIE, OR—As anticipation for this year’s pop culture main event grows, Dark Horse makes the first of many announcements regarding exclusive products for this year’s Comic-Con International! Every day this week, Dark Horse will reveal one item to be sold at this year’s convention, exclusively on Dark Horse’s all-new NewsFeed! Up first is what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2013
New York, NY -DATE June 10, 2013 – Mezco Toys is proud to partner with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to produce toys and vehicles based on the beloved DC Comics 1960’s Batman Classic TV Series. The Mez-Itz line will feature the likeness of the actors from the series such as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2013
DC_SH_SwampThing_AF-150x150.jpg Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores mostly in December  2013, but there are a…

 

by Cesar Zamora
June 10, 2013
20130608_211645-450x600.jpg The new Hasbro Wolverine line is in stores now! I got my hands on the Warrior Claw Wolverine! More images after the jump…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
I meant to post this during our 8th Anniversary celebration but time got away from me.   But there’s no time like the present!   Shortly after I got back from New York Toy Fair in February I was asked to be a guest on the Bill Leff Show on WGN radio to talk about what…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2013
HobbitIIPoster1-500x740.jpg Today on Facebook director Peter Jackson revealed the first poster for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.”

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2013
LEGO® DC Universe SUPER HEROES – Superman™ Man of Steel Is It Possible To Capture All Of The LEGO® Man Of Steel’s Many Many Super Powers? Check out Lego’s PocketSizedPower.com The Best Place to experience the LEGO® Man of Steel™ – In the real world! Check out the video below and the other images posted for inspiration – then show them what Pocket Sized Power…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
BearSPRiddler-300x300.jpg Today news came out that Diamond will have TWO Super Powers themed/carded Be@rbricks as their Exclusives at San Diego Comic Con 2013.  Last year we got Batman and Plastic Man.  The previous year we got the Green Lantern lantern battery on a Super Powers-esque card. Also this year comic shops were able to order Robin […]

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
ActivisionLogo.jpg Targeted Line-up Includes Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Destiny™ and Skylanders SWAP Force™   Santa Monica, CA – June 7, 2013 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is ushering in the next-generation of gaming at the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo) taking place at the Los Angeles…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
HobbyGalaxyopening1.jpg Hobby-Galaxy.com is celebrating their GRAND OPENING this month and they are rolling out the red carpet for collectors by offering not only a discount but also a free gift! Hobby Galaxy is a new on-line retailer that specializes in action figures, statues and model kits with an emphasis on strong customer service (that’s always a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
New York- As the world of fandom collectively counts down to the July 18th start of San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, Mezco adds fuel to the flames of excitement by revealing the details of one of their Summer Exclusives: The Harley Quinn 2inch Mez-Itz Clip On. Harley Quinn, the super villain inside a pin-up girl,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
WDStill1-500x276.jpg The third series of The Walking Dead Minimates hits comic shops and specialty stores on June 12th, and has already been spotted at Toys “R” Us. To commemorate the occasion, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum have put together a short film starring all of the TWD Minimates to date, and it’s not for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
New York- As the world of fandom collectively counts down to the July 18th start of San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, Mezco adds fuel to the flames of excitement by revealing the details of one of their Summer Exclusives: Man Of Steel Mez-Itz Tri-Pack The most exciting 2inch Mez-Itz in Metropolis are based on the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
DCCnew52SwampThing1-500x270.png Ain’t no thing like a Swamp Thing! Swamp Thing gets a new deluxe action figure from DC Collectibles! On sale this December.  This only the second Swamp Thing figure from DC Collectibles.  The first was released over 10 years ago in the original wave of three figures from DC Direct.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 7, 2013
Universal Pictures presents The Purge in theaters everywhere on June 7! Would You #SurviveTheNight? The Purge is coming! The Purge follows one family over the course of a single night… From sundown to sunrise, for 12 hours, all crime is legal. Four people will be tested to see how far they will go to protect…

 

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