ECCC 2021: Return to the Emerald City

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor For the first time since March of 2020, The Oregon Convention center opened its doors for the annual Emerald City Comic Con. We all know the situation over the past couple of years, so we won’t dwell on that, but this was a big deal for fans and families looking to escape the real world […]

All-new CHICKENHARE Animated Feature brings VOLUME 1 OGN

By Staff Reports In celebration of the forthcoming animated feature film, Chickenhare and the Hamster of Darkness from nWave Studios, Th3rd World Studios is proud to announce Chickenhare: The House of Klaus, by Eisner nominated creator Chris Grine (Animorphs)! What’s a chickenhare, you ask? A cross between a chicken and a rabbit, of course. When Chickenhare and his bearded turtle […]

Tick, Tick… Boom! Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor Andrew Garfield is in top form in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut, Tick, Tick…Boom!. In the film, Garfield plays Broadway pioneer Johnathan Larson as he attempts to get his musical SUPERBIA off the ground and in front of an audience. Along the way, he struggles to maintain his confidence, friendships, and relationship with his girlfriend Susan […]

Transformers ULTIMATES! Wave 3 Figures Now Up for Preorder

By Staff Reports Super7’s latest wave of Transformers ULTIMATES! has something for just about any type of Transformers collector! Wave 3 stars Alligaticon from the original animated series, the G2 version of Megatron, Tarn as seen in the IDW comic series, and G1 Wreck-Gar for the Junkion junkies! These 7” scale made-to-order, highly articulated Transformers ULTIMATES! figures include a variety […]

Experience Edge of Your Seat Gameplay, Create Spectacular Multi-class Cross-Platform Races and Live Your Motorsport Story in GRID Legends – Launching Feb 25, 2022

By Staff Reports Codemasters® and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today confirmed February 25 as the global launch day for GRID™ Legends. The all-action racer will feature the biggest variety of game modes, including a deeper Career with over 250 events, an epic story mode entitled ‘Driven to Glory’, the return of Drift and Elimination, and the introduction of Electric […]

The LEGO Group Celebrates 15 years of Modular Building with the new LEGO Boutique Hotel Set

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group reveals a luxurious new address with the LEGO® Boutique Hotel set (10297), the latest addition to the modular building collection. Colourful and quirky, the new 3,066 piece LEGO Boutique Hotel is full of character and details that will have fans stepping back in time to a by-gone era. In 2022, the LEGO modular building […]

Hades: Escape From The Underworld Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor If you have never played a game in the roguelike genre before, Hades would be a great place to start. For many people, it’s a sometimes frustrating experience, but it’s also highly replayable and rewarding. Think of it as the video game equivalent of “Groundhog Day,” except the world is altered and procedurally generated every […]

APPALACHIAN HORROR TAKES WING IN ALL-NEW ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL SILK HILLS FROM ONI PRESS

By Staff Reports Oni Press is pleased to announce the upcoming publication of the original horror graphic novel SILK HILLS, written by Ryan Ferrier (D4ve, Kennel Block Blues) and Brian Level (Avengers: Back to Basics, Chained to the Grave), illustrated and with colors by Kate Sherron (Chained to the Grave, The Amazing World of Gumball), and lettering by crank! (Invader […]

Vault Announces A DARK INTERLUDE Returns with Piotr Kowalski

By Staff Reports Vault is thrilled to announce the long-awaited return of A DARK INTERLUDE with new series artist, Piotr Kowalski. Beginning with Issue #3, which hits shelves in January 2022, A DARK INTERLUDE will return to its monthly release schedule. “Usually when doing anything PR-related I’ll just LARP as the book’s protagonist, Henry Henry.(For example, the diamond solicits for A […]

Your First Look at DUNE: A WHISPER OF CALADAN SEAS #1

By Staff Reports BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at DUNE: A WHISPER OF CALADAN SEAS #1, a brand new comic book special issue expanding the rich mythology of Frank Herbert’s Dune, adapted & scripted by New York Times bestselling authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson, illustrated by artist Jakub Rebelka (Origins) and lettered by Ed Dukeshire, in […]

Four Horsemen Studios Announces FIGURA OBSCURA: DELUXE KRAMPUS Figure-Available NOW!

By Nolan P Smith The Four Horsemen teased a holiday release for today, and they delivered big time with their deluxe Krampus figure!!! Purchase yours HERE! Here is the info straight from the Horsemen’s website: FIGURA OBSCURA:  DELUXE KRAMPUS! “KRAMPUS is told of in hushed whispers, for to say his name aloud invites his attention. The people of the frozen mountains […]

Encanto Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor What do you get when you mix Disney magic with the genius of songwriter and storyteller Lin-Manuel Miranda? You get Encanto, the studio’s most narratively ambitious animated film to date. It’s a story rooted in culture and family, one that feels deeply personal for a movie of this caliber.  Encanto is about the extraordinary Madigral […]

Scout Comics TRACKER COLLECTIBLES Toy Line Is Now LIVE!

Scout Comics & Entertainment, Inc. TRACKER COLLECTIBLES, a new action figure/collectible toy company headed by Peter Goral, is proud to announce the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign for a brand new, 3 3/34 action figure of both Phantom Starkiller and Julius Black (The Electric Black). Goral (also known as Killer Bootlegs) has been at the forefront of the handmade action figure […]

Valiant’s First Original Graphic Novel ETERNAL WARRIOR: SCORCHED EARTH Introduces an All-New Threat into the Valiant Universe!

By Staff Reports The Valiant Universe is set to face the terrifying flames of an all-new villain in ETERNAL WARRIOR: SCORCHED EARTH, live now on Kickstarter until December 2nd. A hero is only as heroic as their greatest villain, and Gilad Anni-Padda has lived, died and lived again through almost every threat imaginable as the ETERNAL WARRIOR. Nothing could prepare […]

Clockwork Aquario to release digitally, Nov 30 EU, NA Dec 14th (PS4/Switch)

By Staff Reports ININ Games is excited to announce the release of the lost arcade game gem Clockwork Aquario from legendary developer studio Westone as digital version for Nintendo Switch and PS4 on November 30th, 2021 in Europe, followed by North America on December 14th, 2021! After being lost for almost three decades, the colorful side-scrolling action game, and last, […]

A KING’S VENGEANCE Is A Steampunk Revenge Story Coming In December From Scout Comics

By Staff Reports A vexed warrior who was once a loving father and husband is brought back to life 25 years later to avenge the demons responsible. Welcome to A King’s Vengeance, hitting stores this December from Scout Comics. A King’s Vengeance is a steampunk medieval fantasy adventure wrapped in an action-packed revenge story. We follow King Olric who on the […]

D23 ANNOUNCES 2022 SLATE OF EVENTS TO DELIGHT DISNEY FANS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

By Staff Reports Next year, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is bringing back fan-favorite, in-person events and will continue some of the popular virtual experiences Disney fans have enjoyed over the past two years.  D23 EXPO 2022: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event returns September 9th through the 11th. Fans will see the latest from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel including […]

Fresh Monkey Fiction, Arlen Pelletier, and BigBadToyStore present THE NAUGHTY OR NICE COLLECTION-Now Available for Pre-Order

By Staff Reports The holidays will never be the same- get ready for a Santa Claus action figure! Fresh Monkey Fiction in collaboration with Arlen Pelletier and BigBadToyStore proudly present THE NAUGHTY OR NICE COLLECTION. A line of Christmas themed 1:12th (6-inch) scale action figures.  The Naughty or Nice Collection includes multiple versions of Santa Claus including: Classic Santa, Zombie Santa, […]

Action Figure Review: Annex 2179 Hiro

By Nolan P Smith Editor The Annex 2179 line of figures from Toys Alliance got me back into Acid Rain 1/18 scale figures. I loved the original Acid Rain figures- the details, the excellent storage container packaging they came in, they were like the Hot Toys of 1/18 scale figures. But I eventually stopped collecting Acid Rain until Annex 2179 […]

Warner Bros. Games Announces MultiVersus

By Staff Reports Warner Bros. Games today announced MultiVersus, an all-new free-to-play, platform fighter videogame that introduces a team-based 2 vs. 2 format combined with an ever-expanding cast of iconic characters and legendary universes. Developed by Player First Games, MultiVersus is scheduled for worldwide release in 2022 on PlayStation®5 (PS5™) and PlayStation®4 consoles, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One consoles and […]

Comic Con Exclusive All-Valley Tournament Daniel Action Figure-Available Online!

By Staff Reports Icon Heroes won’t exhibiting at San Diego Comic Con or Emerald City Comic Con, but their convention exclusive Karate Kid All-Valley Tournament Daniel action figure is available online now at https://www.iconheroes.com/products/the-karate-kid-daniel-larusso-all-valley-champion-action-figure-exclusive.  Icon Heroes presents the All-Valley Champion Daniel Larusso action figure from the classic film The Karate Kid. Celebrate Daniel’s win over Cobra Kai’s top student Johnny Lawrence […]

Bluefin Heads to San Diego With Massive Showcase of Collectibles and Events for Comic-Con Attendees

By Staff Reports Fans and collectors are experiencing a whole new level of Comic-Con FOMO with today’s news that BANDAI NAMCO Collectibles (Bluefin) will present its largest-ever exhibition in San Diego. For the first time ever at Comic-Con, Bluefin will showcase its entire brand portfolio across a trio of booths totaling 8,000 square feet of exhibit space and offering Comic-Con […]

LA Comic Con Unveils its Full, Star-Studded Lineup & Schedule for its Epic Return (Dec 3-5)

By Staff Reports L.A. Comic Con, L.A.’s largest event for comics, gaming, sci-fi and pop culture, signals a return to full-scale in-person events, leading the way as the first Southern California convention of its kind to bring fans back since October 2019. Full compliance with all Los Angeles Department of Public Health CV-19 guidelines for mega events will be strictly […]