Comic Book Review: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4 -Rangers in a Half Shell

By Daniel Schwartz Crossovers can be tricky, especially when it comes to properties that most people would never think to put together. TMNT/MMPR is one of those. While they both fight super-powered villains with their ninja skills and color-coordinated outfits, most fans would never have seen them together. That said, I have to say that this crossover is fantastic!  Ryan […]

Comic Book Review: On The Stump #2

By Kevin Hoskinson Image Comics and writer Chuck Brown continue their onslaught of mystery, intrigue, mayhem, and politics in the latest issue of On The Stump.  Political issues are settled in the ring in this crazy world. The powers that be have been trying to pass The Slay Act, which would legalize killing in the ring, but there has been […]

Movie Review: Bloodshot

By Nolan P. Smith I held off on this review until the movie was released digitally, given the current COVID-19 situation with theaters being closed. Now that Bloodshot has hit the digital realm, let’s talk about the first-ever movie featuring a Valiant Comics hero. Directed by Dave Wilson, the film is based on the Valiant Comics hero Bloodshot, a mercenary […]

Movie Review: Jumanji- The Next Level

By Kevin Hoskinson While it’s an entertaining film, the latest in the Jumanji franchise never fires on all cylinders. It’s a film that balances the awe of the world with a mediocre plot and overblown set-pieces. It chooses spectacle over story, which is a shame because the cast is incredible, and the previous film was a welcome surprise.   Jumanji: The […]

Movie Review: Instant Family

  By Kevin Hoskinson When it comes to movies like Instant Family, it can be a hit or miss affair. Sometimes they are too sappy for their own good, talk down to their audience, or don’t know how to juggle the comedy and drama. Fortunately, for this film, they found a delicate balance between humor and drama that speaks to […]

GKIDS Acquires North American Rights to Animated Feature “Lupin the 3rd: The First”

By Staff Reports GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, announced that it has acquired the North American distribution rights for the animated feature LUPIN THE 3RD: THE FIRST, a new animated feature from director/screenwriter Takashi Yamazaki (STAND BY ME DORAEMON, DRAGON QUEST: YOUR STORY). The “LUPIN THE 3RD” franchise, from original creator Monkey Punch, […]

Vigor is Coming to Nintendo Switch

By Staff Reports Bohemia Interactive is proud to announce that their popular shoot-and-loot title, Vigor, is coming to the Nintendo Switch™. After the news was announced on March 26th on the Nintendo Direct showcase, players have the opportunity to participate in the Closed Beta from April 9th to April 16th. Enrollment to the beta will open on April 2nd on […]

Moons of Madness Is Now Available On Consoles

By Staff Reports You can finally launch into space and experience Lovecraftian horror on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One, as developer Rock Pocket Games and publisher Funcom announce the console release of Moons of Madness. Watch the trailer! Assume the role of Shane Newehart, chief engineer on a research facility on Mars, where something is about to go horribly wrong. […]

New Nintendo Direct Mini Highlights a Wide Variety of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch this Year

By Staff Reports During the latest Nintendo Direct Mini video presentation, Nintendo shined the spotlight on a breadth of different types of games launching for the Nintendo Switch system in 2020 – some of which are available today! Games featured in the video include sprawling role-playing adventures like Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition and BRAVELY DEFAULT II; classic franchises like Borderlands, […]

Vault Announces Local Comic Shop Gift Card Initiative

By Staff Reports In order to support local comic shop retailers in these trying times, Vault Comics has announced their LCS Gift Card Initiative. It’s simple: readers who purchase gift cards from their local comic shop will receive free, early copies of HEAVY #1 by Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan, and HUNDRED WOLVES #1 by Myke Cole & Tony Akins, months […]

Bravestorm Explodes onto DVD and VOD

By Staff Reports Two families must join forces to save Earth in timeline-hopping mecha-action film, BraveStorm, which makes its U.S. debut on DVD and VOD on April 7! Written and directed by Junya Okabe (TV’s “Blader”), the film stars Shunsuke Daitô (TV’s “Fringe Man”, “Tokyo Alice”) alongside Shu Watanabe (TV’s “Security of Justice”, “Giver: Revenge’s Giver”). In the year 2050, […]

All 94 Episodes of Rurouni Kenshin Are Coming to Funimation

By Staff Reports Get ready for a classic binge! All 94 episodes of Rurouni Kenshin are arriving on Funimation subbed and dubbed, thanks to our partners at Aniplex. RELATED: Select Monogatari Titles Come to Funimation Starting March 24, you can stream the original Rurouni Kenshin series in its entirety. Originally airing in Japan in 1996, the series quickly gained a […]

A Letter to Our Comic Industry Partners from Chris Ryall, IDW’s President, Publisher, and Chief Creative Officer

By Staff Reports To Our Partners Throughout the Comics Industry, Last week, we sent out a statement to the comics community in which we pledged our support for the Direct Market during the current health and economic crisis. We’ve been keeping a very close eye on the public discussions taking place in forums and on social media, and the sentiment […]

WWE Offers Free Access to WWE Network, Including Every Past WrestleMania

By Staff Reports Beginning today, WWE is pleased to unlock a vast portion of the WWE Network library and extend free access to thousands of hours of extraordinary on-demand content, including every WrestleMania in history, countless pay-per-view spectaculars, original documentaries and more, for a limited time. This unprecedented offering to WWE fans worldwide includes each epic installment to date of […]

“Free The Three”: 3 From Hell Review

  By Kevin Hoskinson From the twisted mind of Rob Zombie comes the third installment in the disturbing saga of the Firefly family. Starting in 2003 with “House Of 1,000 Corpses” and continuing in “The Devil’s Rejects,” Zombie has continued the story in “3 From Hell”, a captivating, if not conventional (by his standards) horror thriller. The story picks up […]

FaZe Clan’s First #Fight2Fund Online Pro-Am Tournament Raises Nearly $50,000 In Support Of Communities Affected By COVID-19

By Staff Reports FaZe Clan, the world’s most popular esports and gaming entertainment collective, activated the global streaming community for positive action during the current pandemic with its first #FIGHT2FUND online pro-am tournament earlier this week. Organized by FaZe Clan in less than 48 hours, the worldwide community galvanized for the first competition in the #FIGHT2FUND series, and raised $46,289 […]

Kodansha USA Publishing Reveals Summer & Fall 2020 Debuting Print Titles

By Staff Reports Kodansha USA Publishing revealed details of their lineup of print Kodansha Comics and VERTICAL releases from June 2020 to January 2021, as distributed by Penguin Random House. Kodansha Comics Codename: Sailor V Eternal Edition The Ghost in the Shell: The Human Algorithm Volumes 1 & 2 Mashima HERO’S Volume 1 Orient Volume 1 Sachi’s Monstrous Appetite Volume […]

Wrestlemania Moves to Two Nights, April 4th and 5th, Hosted by Three-Time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski

By Staff Reports WrestleMania, for the first time ever, will be held as a two-night event streaming on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5 at 7 pm ET on WWE Network and available on pay-per-view. The two-night pop culture extravaganza will be hosted by three-time Super Bowl Champion Rob Gronkowski. Tune in to SmackDown this Friday at 8 pm […]

Shadow Man Remastered Video Game from Nightdive Studios & Valiant Entertainment

By Staff Reports Valiant Entertainment has partnered with Nightdive Studios to develop a remastered edition of the classic action-adventure video game SHADOW MAN. The remastered edition will be coming to Windows PC via the Steam and GOG platforms, as well as to the PlayStation, Xbox and Switch consoles. This partnership continues Valiant’s expansion into other mediums in addition to publishing. […]

Vault Unveils Vault Vanguard Con, A Virtual Convention!

By Staff Reports As part of Vault’s ongoing virtual convention, Vault Vanguard Con, the publisher announced a plethora of new online events that will take place over the next week. Download the Vault Vanguard Sneak Preview HERE! First, Vault will hold a reddit AMA on the r/comics subreddit tomorrow, Thursday March 19th, from 4:00-5:00pm MST. Fans can ask the Vault […]

Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1 Preview

By Nolan P. Smith Titan Comics shared with us a preview of the upcoming Life is Strange: Partners in Time #1, hitting stores April 15th! Based on the ultra-popular game, get ready for more and check out the trailer! Time-rewinding photographer Max has spent years trapped in an alternate reality, running from her responsibilities…and from the Chloe she left behind. Now, […]

Bounty Battle, the Unique Beat-Em-Up Featuring Your Fave Indie Fighters Arrives This Summer on PC and Consoles

By Staff Reports As long as there have been heroes, villains, and fighters the question, ‘Who do you think would win in a fight?’ has been on the tips of people’s tongues. Thanks to Bounty Battle, fans can now answer that question in the ultimate indie brawler showdown! Merge Games, along with France based developers Dark Screen Games, are delighted […]