Tag: Comic Books

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2012
Back in April DC Entertainment announced the rebirth of DC Direct as the new DC Collectibles and the news that they would be expanding into an on-line shop.   They also announced they would launch that e-commerce site with a pair of exclusives in May- a Sinestro bust and a Flashpoint action figure boxed set.   May…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2012
I’ve been asked to participate this week as a guest judge this weekend at the Los Angeles UCB theater and their “Tournament of Nerds” show.  Turns out that show creator Justin Donaldson is an AFi reader from the begining and he very graciously asked if I’d participate.  So if you are in the LA area…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2012
It’s been two years since Diamond Select Toys announced they had picked up the license for ‘Battle Beasts’ and fans have been waiting ever since to see what they would do with it.  There was a promotional Minimate that has been handed out at event that has been repainted a couple of times… but other…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 21, 2012
STAN LEE TO SIGN HIS NY TIMES BEST-SELLER “ROMEO & JULIET: THE WAR” THIS SATURDAY AT BARNES AND NOBLE AT THE GROVE IN LOS ANGELES5PM PT   Los Angeles, March 19, 2012—Comic Icon Stan Lee (therealstanlee.com) is set to sign his ground-breaking NY Times Best-seller “ROMEO AND JULIET: THE WAR” at Barnes & Noble At…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2012
Telltale Games Releases First Trailer for The Walking Dead Reveals Pricing, Release Date & Pre-Order Offer San Rafael, CA – March 20, 2012 – Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator/writer of The Walking Dead for Skybound/Image, announced today that the first trailer for their upcoming game, The Walking Dead, is available to view on the games’ official website.  Created by animator and director Daniel M. Kanemoto, the trailer blends 2D and 3D…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 17, 2012
MARCH 17, ANAHEIM, CA—Today at WonderCon, it was announced that Dark Horse would be bringing their most well-known characters to Felicia Day’s all-new YouTube channel, Geek & Sundry, beginning on April 2! This highly anticipated premium YouTube channel and company, founded by Felicia Day and the producers of the hit web series The Guild, today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 2, 2012
The World’s First “Talking” Comic Book Cover THE WORLD’S FIRST TAKING COMIC BOOK COVER IS HERE. On February 29th, head to your local comic shop to get a sneak preview of the breakthrough X-O MANOWAR #1 QR VOICE VARIANT with this retailer-exclusive, QR code-enhanced poster. Hear the voice of the war, then ready yourself for the return of the Valiant Universe this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Smallville Fans Rejoice! New Comic Book Series, SMALLVILLE SEASON 11, to Pick Up Where Show Left Off Fans of the smash-hit TV series Smallville haven’t had much to cheer about since the show ended its critically acclaimed 10-year run on The CW last May.  That’s all going to change with the upcoming new comic book…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Burbank, CA. – February 9, 2012 – DC Direct, the exclusive collectibles division of DC Entertainment, announced today an extensive line-up of new collectibles based on flagship publishing and film initiatives. Leading into New York Toy Fair, DC Direct unveiled two new collectible statues based on character art from the recently announced BEFORE WATCHMEN, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Leading comics publisher Zenescope Entertainment has teamed up with award-winning sculptor Clayburn Moore and The CS Moore Studio Ltd to bring Zenescope’s popular titles and characters to life with several new action figure lines! Retailers, distributors and press can preview the lines in person at the Zenescope Entertainment booth #4920 at the American International Toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
It was 20 years ago today, Feb 1st 1992 that Image Comics founders Erik Larsen, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Marc Silvestri,  Whilce Portacio and Jim Valentino joined together and formed Image Comics.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
Because WHO? ..um.. YOU demanded it!   DC Entertainment today announced the long rumored Watchmen prequels on their blog.  Here is the press release: This summer, DC Entertainment will publish all-new stories expanding on the acclaimed WATCHMEN universe. As highly anticipated as they are controversial, the seven inter-connected prequel mini-series will build on the foundation of…

 

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