One Piece S.H. Figuarts Monkey D. Luffy (The Raid on Onigashima) Review

By Nolan P. Smith Editor One Piece’s prominence is undeniable. With over a thousand episodes, multiple animated films, and an acclaimed live-action Netflix series, its influence is vast. Now, courtesy of the talented team at Bandai, I present an in-depth look at their latest masterpiece – S.H. Figuarts Monkey D. Luffy from the ‘Raid on Onigashima’ arc. For those unfamiliar […]

Prepare To Soar Above Arakkis In The New LEGO Icons Dune Atreides Royal Ornithopter

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group has announced its first ever build experience from the Dune universe, from Legendary Entertainment based on Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterpiece, with the LEGO® Icons Dune™ Atreides Royal Ornithopter, bringing one of the most iconic aircraft from the Spice-filled sci-fi epic to life in LEGO brick form. As part of the […]

GONE #1 by Jock from DSTLRY Out Now + Two New Exclusive Variants

By Staff Reports Today, DSTLRY’s action-packed sci-fi adventure, GONE #1, is out now. Written, drawn, and colored by Eisner-Award winning creator Jock, the series spins out from his 8-page story “The Stowaway” from DSTLRY’s debut release The Devil’s Cut, and will feature an oversized, 48-page perfect bound issue. Additionally, DSTLRY revealed two new variant covers for GONE #1 exclusively available through […]

Cheetos Enters New Category with Debut of CHEETOS Pretzels

By Staff Reports From Cheetos Popcorn to Cheetos Mac N’ Cheese, Cheetos has been leaving its mark on the snack aisle for years with unexpected innovations. Now, Chester Cheetah is at it again – Cheetle-fying yet another beloved snack with the creation of Cheetos Pretzels. “Our fans are always hungry for unique ways that they can experience Cheetos’ signature cheesy […]

Blink-182: One More Time… Review

By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor It was the fall of 2022 when fans of Blink-182 had their collective minds blown. After weeks of speculation and rumors, it was confirmed that original founding member Tom DeLonge was reuniting with his former bandmates Mark Hoppus and Travis Barker. It was surprising, but fans were over the moon with this news and were […]

Godzilla Ultimates (Bloody-Thirsty for Blood Version) Review

By Nolan P SmithEditor First available at San Diego Comic Con, Super7’s Godzilla Ultimates Bloody version is a true collector’s gem. Inspired by its comic representation, it casts a colossal presence in the collector’s world.The packaging is stunning, featuring vibrant comic artwork on a sleek slipcase. Straight away, I was taken aback by its substantial weight, befitting the King of […]

The LEGO Group and Nintendo Bring Animal Crossing to LEGO® Brick Form for the First Time

By Staff Reports The LEGO Group revealed brand-new LEGO® Animal Crossing™ sets, inspired by the popular video game series from Nintendo. Millions of people have found their happy place while playing Animal Crossing™. Now for the first time, that world is coming to LEGO brick form. The five new play experiences, created in partnership with Nintendo, allow LEGO builders to […]


By Staff Reports Dark Horse Comics is joining forces with Eisner- and GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer David M. Booher, along with artist Drew Zucker, to present the world of Canto to a new audience. The creative team includes colorist Vittorio Astone and letterer Andworld Design, who together present a fantastical modern fairytale. Available for pre-order now, Canto Volume 1: If […]

Blink-182 Share Brand New Album ‘One More TIME…’

By Staff Reports blink-182 proudly present their anxiously awaited new album, ONE MORE TIME…, out now via Columbia Records. Listen HERE. ONE MORE TIME… marks the first album to feature the group’s iconic lineup, Mark Hoppus [bass, vocals], Tom DeLonge [guitar, vocals], and Travis Barker [drums], since 2011. The guys are set to take the stage Saturday and Saturday as headliners […]

The acclaimed BIXBY GRANT returns to Kickstarter for an extended adventure

By Staff Reports Now live on Kickstarter, BIXBY GRANT, PRIVATE EYE: FANGS & BRIMSTONE #1 from RNM PRESS! Written by Komikwerks co-founder Patrick Coyle (PATRICK SUCKS AT DRAWING) with illustrations by Chilean artist Gonzalo Martínez (ROAD STORY), this 6-issue buddy-action detective series is the follow-up to the OGN, BIXBY GRANT, PRIVATE IN WOLF, SHE CRIED, which debuted on Kickstarter in […]

On the Corner of PINE and MERRIMAC…Coming in 2024 from BOOM! Studios

By Staff Reports Eisner-award nominated writer Kyle Starks (I Hate This Place) pens his first original series at BOOM! Studios along with fan-favorite artist and co-creator Fran Galán (The Amazing Spider-Man) in a new detective tale PINE AND MERRIMAC! In Jamesport, on the corner of Pine and Merrimac sits a small, unassuming detective agency. Former homicide detective, Linnea Kent–along with […]

SAM: Storytelling Across Media at Comic-Con Museum Amazed Attendees

By Nolan P. Smith Editor Photos by Nolan P. Smith and Jason T. Smith In October, the San Diego Comic Convention, the brilliant minds behind Comic-Con, treated attendees to SAM: Storytelling Across Media. This one-day symposium catered to aspiring writers, artists, and seasoned professionals alike, all with a shared passion for the intricate art of storytelling. Nestled within the walls […]

BST AXN Android Krang Box Set Review

By Jason T. SmithCreative Editor I’m no stranger to the Loyal Subjects BST AXN line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures, having collected most of them since they hit store shelves. Hell, I troved my three local Targets daily and hunted down nearly all the Turtles with those snazzy jackets, including the Letterman and windbreaker variants, with nearly being that […]

Matt Cardona and Brian Myers Bring You Andre The Giant and “Macho Man” Randy Savage

By Staff Reports Introducing Big Rubber Guys, a new line of wrestling figures in the 8-inch scale, created by the minds behind Major Bendies and hosted by the Major Wrestling Figure Podcast’s Matt Cardona and Brian Myers. Inspired by the classic style of the 1980s, Big Rubber Guys features larger-than-life wrestling legends. The fourth series includes Andre The Giant and […]

Pepper X Earns Guinness World Records Title As New Hottest Pepper In The World

By Staff Reports Smokin’ Ed Currie’s Pepper X® has officially set a world record as the hottest chili in the world. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ announced the title today, following the chili pepper registering an average 2,693,000 Scoville Heat Units (SHU) in lab tests at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Pepper X breaks the record previously held by Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina […]

Mattel Announces Collaboration Between Masters of the Universe and Paramount’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

By Staff Reports Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the collaboration between its celebrated brand, Masters of the Universe and the iconic franchise, Paramount’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, to unveil The Masters of the Universe Origins Turtles of Grayskull toy line. Combining the power of Eternia with the sewer-dwelling heroes of New York, The Masters of the Universe Origins Turtles of Grayskull […]

The Devil Wears My Face #1 Review

By Nolan P Smith  Editor From the rich history of possession and exorcism that has deeply embedded its roots in cultural narratives, “The Devil Wears My Face #1” emerges as a refreshing addition to the genre, especially within the comic book medium. As a practicing Catholic, I’ve long been captivated by the notion of exorcists wielding the power to banish […]

The Exorcist: Believer Review

By Kevin HoskinsonEntertainment Editor THE EXORCIST: BELIEVER isn’t nearly as bad as other critics want you to think it is. Is it the Exorcist sequel we have held our breath for all these years? Not really. But considering nobody asked for a new entry in the franchise, it seems counterproductive to think it was going to be. It’s an exorcism […]


By Staff Reports Ghost Machine, a first-of-its-kind creator-owned and operated media company officially launched at New York Comic Con. Creators co-own all the characters and universes developed for Ghost Machine, sharing in all publishing, media, merchandise, and beyond. The pioneering creator collective is a global best-of-class roster of artists and writers whose award-winning and iconic works include a who’s who […]

Introducing ARCBOUND: A Bold New Sci-Fi Saga Crafted by the Legendary Trio of Scott Snyder, Frank Tieri, and Ryan Smallman in Creative Collaboration with Tom Hardy

By Staff Reports Arcbound Studios is proud to announce the highly anticipated launch of ARCBOUND – a groundbreaking new twelve-issue limited series born from a special collaboration amongst world-renowned creators: Eisner award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Scott Snyder (Batman, Justice League), comic titan Frank Tieri (Wolverine, Deadpool), and acclaimed artist Ryan Smallman (Fortnite, Marvel) – with Oscar-nominated actor […]

Titan Casket Announces David Dastmalchian as First Ever Celebrity Casket Ambassador

By Staff Reports Titan Casket, the fastest-growing direct-to-consumer casket company in the United States, announced today that award-winning actor, writer, producer, and filmmaker David Dastmalchian has come on board as a celebrity ambassador for the company. As their newly minted ambassador, Dastmalchian will serve as the face of the brand while appearing in upcoming Titan Casket marketing materials and speaking […]

Deathstalker Returns in Comics From Vault Presented by Guns N’ Roses’ Slash: Kickstarter Campaign Live! 

By Staff Reports Vault Comics, in partnership with Slash of Guns N’ Roses, Shout! Studios, and Raven Banner Entertainment, has launched an exciting Kickstarter campaign to produce a deluxe hardcover graphic novel adaptation of the cult classic sword-and-sorcery movie franchise, Deathstalker, as part of their previously announced Headshell imprint. Presented by rock legend Slash, and based on a story by […]


By Staff Reports At today’s MARVEL: Next Big Thing Panel at New York Comic Con, fans witnessed the birth of the all-new Ultimate Universe! Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and writer Jonathan Hickman laid out Hickman’s ultimate vision for a revolutionary new era of Marvel Comics including announcements for ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, ULTIMATE BLACK PANTHER, and ULTIMATE X-MEN! All launching early […]

Blink-182: The Album Ranking

(Photo credit: By Kevin Hoskinson Entertainment Editor “These three snot-nosed San Diego punks bottled suburban angst and distilled it into bright, shiny pop songs that might as well have been state-issued to every American teen. During their height, Blink permeated nearly every aspect of popular culture, making them arguably the most influential pop-punk band ever.” -Alternative Press, 2015 The […]

Bandai’s GameDimensions – A Review of Tekken’s Heihachi Mishima Figure

By Nolan P Smith  Editor Today, we’re diving into the ring with Bandai’s latest venture, bringing some much-loved faces from the fighting game world to our shelves. Bandai’s always been that reliable friend, always bringing us wicked, wallet-friendly action figures like those rad Dragon Stars and Anime Heroes. Now, they’re packing a punch with GameDimensions, spotlighting the iconic brawlers from […]

Zoinks! KRISPY KREME and Scooby-Doo Come Together for First-Ever Scooby-Doo Halloween Doughnuts

By Staff Reports Ruh-Roh! Krispy Kreme® and Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products, are bringing mystery and monsters to life this Halloween in a first‑ever unveiling of the all‑new Scooby-Doo™ Halloween Dozen. Beginning today, fans can head to participating Krispy Kreme shops across the U.S. to grab a Scooby-Doo™ Halloween Dozen, which comes in a limited-edition custom Scooby-Doo dozens box […]