Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 10, 2013
Marvel1sdwnld-500x146.jpg Marvel is giving away 700 digital comics from NOW until Tuesday! 700 #1 issues of Marvel Comics for FREE on the Marvel Comics App!!! Go! Download! NOW! Just click on the image below! (Warning: it’s very popular so the Marvel site is chugging a bit today)

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Ah.. did everyone have a wonderful Oscar Sunday? The glitz, the glamor, the gowns… Captain Kirk? I only got to see a couple of minutes of the telecast so far so don’t spoil anything for me. But I hope you all won your office pools. This is another super-fresh episode, just recorded yesterday. They don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2013
VonnerTease2-500x500.jpg Back in January we posted a teaser image of a product line that our friend David Vonner (formerly of Toy Biz and Hasbro) has been working on … and driving us crazy with teasing us!  Well I’m sorry to say that the man STILL isn’t giving any answers, but he is still teasing us with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2013
WonderConLogo.gif For anyone planning on attending WonderCon 2013, tickets are now on sale: WonderCon Anaheim, one of the country’s most exciting comics and popular arts conventions, will take place the weekend of March 29 – 31 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), at the beautiful Anaheim Convention Center. In addition to the Exhibit Hall, featuring comics and merchandise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2013
The long wait is over! This week, New Toy Day will finally bring to the masses Series 1 of Battle Beasts Minimates! With characters and paint schemes exclusive to comic shops and specialty stores, plus new packaging with artwork by Dan Brereton, this assortment of Diamond Select Toys’ most detailed Minimates ever is not to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2013
diamondseelctlogo.jpg Timonium, MD – Diamond Comics Distributors announced today that Diamond Select Toys ranked first among all collectable toy manufacturers in sales to the comic book specialty market for the year 2012.  The ranking was based on toy sales to over 3,500 comic book shops and specialty stores serviced by DCD, primarily in North America. DST’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
AkaneiroLogo-500x250.png I don’t always post comic book news to the front page, but this project is written by our old friend (and Toy Fare Editor) Justin Aclin!  Behold!   JANUARY 9, MILWAUKIE, OR–Following up on last week’s Kickstarter launch of Spicy Horse’s upcoming ARPG, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, Spicy Horse Studios and Dark Horse Comics announce that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
CBG-1699.jpg Sad news for the comic and pop culture industry.  After 42 years of publishing, CBG aka Comic Buyers Guide will cease publication with their March 2013 issue.  This issue is already “put to bed” so there will not be any tribute or special edition to mark the passing of this industry giant.  The announcement is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 7, 2012
12DaysOfGifting_comixology-500x62.jpg Visit www.comixology.com every day to find out what the new free comic is during comiXology’s Twelve Days of Gifting! December 7th, 2012 – New York, New York – ComiXology, the revolutionary digital comics platform available across the iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and the Web, is getting into the holiday spirit this year…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2012
This past week I got an email from Jared Z. about a kickstarter figure campaign that will appeal to fans of the Eaglemoss metal figures, the Golden Age of comics and fans of the weird: This is a figurine of an offbeat Golden Age character called Stardust the Super Wizard, originally created by the infamous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2012
DHSWBFri2012-500x289.jpg For 72 hours, Dark Horse Digital will offer 153 single-issue Star Wars comics for $100! A savings of over $370! November 16, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer to its digital comics readers… Feast your optic sensors on this year’s Black Friday MegaBundle: Next weekend only,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 8, 2012
Do you have what it takes to be voted #1 in a costume contest? Enter in one of 13 categories! If so, you’ll want to enter your best costume in the new photo contest dubbed—The Greatest Halloween Costume Contest Ever!— sponsored by Halloween ComicFest, a celebration of the month-long October Halloween events at your local…

 

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