Articles for March, 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
Warner Home Entertainment Puts Spotlight on Batman vs. Robin, Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts, Two Warner Archive Collection Panels April 3-5 at WonderCon/Anaheim Warner Archive Collection hosts first Mayhem of the Music Meister Sing-Along, plus salute to “Sidekicks” featuring Loren Lester, voice of Robin in BTAS     Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and Warner Archive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
It’s time for a new batch of toys and collectibles from Diamond Select Toys! As seen in this month’s Previews catalog, the following new items are now available for pre-order from your local comic shop or specialty store, as well as your favorite online retailer. Read on for new items from Ant-Man, Batman, Clerks, Ghostbusters,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
Pop! Television: Sesame Street We are excited to announce a brand new series of Sesame Street Pop! Vinyl Figures! The Sesame Street Pop! Series features some of the most beloved characters from the popular children’s television program. Do you know how to get to Sesame Street? TM/© Sesame Available in May!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
Announced today over on the official Playstation blog: Hey PlayStation Nation! I know many of you are eagerly waiting for the final installment of Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight. Today, I’m pleased to announce a new limited edition bundle featuring custom artwork that pays homage to the epic series. Limited Edition Batman:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
Like him to return, we would.   The force is definitely strong with Yoda as he’s voted the classic character that most people would like to see in a cameo role when Star Wars returns to our screens later this year. We all know that Han, Chewie, Luke, Leia and the droids are back but,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 31, 2015
Network Achieves Double-Digit Growth Across All Key Demographics Over Prior Year Greenlights First-Of-Its-Kind Co-Production With Oxygen Companion Docu-Series COMEDIANS OF L.A. And LIVING WITH FUNNY NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Esquire Network today announced a robust slate of innovative programming initiatives for 2015 including five original series that reinforce the network’s impressive portfolio and illustrate its ongoing commitment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
EMERALD CITY COMICON THE ‘PREMIER COMIC BOOK AND POP CULTURE CONVENTION IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST’ MARKS SOLD OUT SHOW WITH EXPANSION IN 2016 Fueled by Top Guests Including Hayley Atwell, John Barrowman, and Stan Lee, the Biggest Artist Alley in the U.S., and Rapid Ticket Sales, ReedPOP and Emerald City Comicon Announce Show Plans for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
Clint Barton is often dismissed as “the guy with the bow and arrows,” but as one of the few non-powered members of the Avengers, he stands alongside super-soldiers, armored knights and living gods. To honor a man who regularly fights above his weight class, Diamond Select Toys and marvelshop.com have teamed up to create an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
This Year’s Essential Summer Reading List San Diego, CA (March 30, 2015) – The world of comics gathered this past weekend at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon 2015 where IDW Publishing took the stage to reveal an impressive array of projects that are coming this summer! Mark your calendars because July is going to be EPIC!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
Mattel just posted the following news about this upcoming sale on MattyCollector.com: July is just a few months away and with it comes the mother of all conventions, San Diego Comic Con. But before we dive head first into the insanity, we’re taking a moment to look back at past cons with a special 24-hour…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
LOS ANGELES, March 30th2015 (BUSINESS WIRE)— Pop Culture Shock Collectibles takes another trip into Mortal Kombat’s Netherrealm   “Sub-Zero vs Scorpion…it’s a tale as old as time. Two combatants, two adversarial elements.” said President of PCS, Jerry Macaluso, “In some ways one is not complete without the other. I know your 1:3 Scorpion statue just isn’t quite right without…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
A Kotobukiya Japanese import! Kotobukiya’s groundbreaking DC Comics Classic Costume ARTFX+ Statue series brings you brand new non-articulated comic book characters based on vintage 1980’s Super Powers action figure sculpts enlarged to 1/10th scale. Following after the initial release of Superman comes Hal Jordan as Green Lantern! Retro is in and you can celebrate the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
76,976 fans converged on the home of the San Francisco 49ers for WrestleMania 31 SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE® (NYSE:WWE) announced tonight that WrestleMania 31 became the highest grossing live event in its history and broke the attendance record for Levi’s Stadium. WWE’s annual pop-culture extravaganza grossed $12.6 million, as 76,976 fans from all 50 states…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2015
We are excited to announce that Funko will be exhibiting at Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, CA! You can find Funko at booth #1410! Today we are announcing our Pop! exclusives! Stay tuned for TWO more announcements leading up to the convention! Pop! Star Wars: 2015 Celebration Exclusives E-3PO features a chrome finish! Visit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2015
The Legendary Creator Announces His Exclusivity   San Diego, CA (March 29, 2015) – Today it was announced at Seattle’s Emerald City Comicon 2015 that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman has signed an exclusive contract with IDW Publishing, which will see all his new projects created solely with IDW. Eastman’s long and influential…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
March 27, 2015
Hulk Chase - Hulked out Bucky Barnes Capt America There is an old saying, “You can’t have everything, where would you put it.”  The other side of this is, “You can’t have everything, you can’t afford it.”  Or, you are just internally wired to be turned off by the idea of spending that much money. Let’s not try to fool anyone.  Collecting stuff is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2015
Residents of Starling City, have no fear, these Pop!’s & ReAction Figures have not yet failed your city! Funko is bringing Oliver Queen and company to life with our new Pop! & ReAction Series! (Salmon Ladder not included) ReAction Figures: Arrow      Available in July! Pop! Television: Arrow   Available in May! His name…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2015
This Friday,  Funko is giving away one Sublime Greedo & one Internet Gaming Experts exclusive Annihilation Groot! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels -@OriginalFunko Sublime Greedo Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure If you aren’t the lucky winner of Hikari Friday, visit a Funko Retailer for Sublime Greedo and www.internetgamingexperts.com for Annihilation Groot!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2015
EREBUS PICTURES™ Three-Picture Deal Beginning With “Temple”    LOS ANGELES, CA (March 27, 2015) – WWE Studios (NYSE: WWE) announced today a new partnership with Media Mogul Gene Simmons to launch label Erebus Pictures, which will finance and produce elevated horror movies. The new venture has locked a three-picture co-production deal starting with Temple, which was originally acquired and developed by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2015
Two of the greatest heroes of the Valiant Universe have stepped into the three dimensional world with an all-new Valiant Minimates two-pack from Diamond Select Toys (DST), now available exclusively at Toys“R”Us® stores nationwide and online at Toysrus.com! The alien-armored, Visigoth hero X-O Manowar and indestructible commando Bloodshot make their Minimate debut in a specially…

 

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