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HASBRO MARVEL LUCCA COMICS & GAMES REVEALS 2018

New Hasbro Marvel Legends Figures Revealed We've just revealed over on our sister site, The Bearded Trio the latest Star Wars figures released from Hasbro at the Lucca Comics and Games panel this afternoon.  Also revealed were these rather fine Marvel figures.  They are:

Marvel Legends Series 6-inch Six Arm Spider-Man Figure (Spider-Man wave)
(HASBRO/Available: Spring 2019) (Above)

Marvel Legends Series 6-inch Puma Figure (Spider-Man wave)
(HASBRO/Available: Spring 2019)



Doctor Who: The 8th of March launches on International Women’s Day

Doctor Who: The 8th of March In celebration of all the strong female characters from the Doctor Who universe, a female lead cast, along with female writers, producer and director, has come together for a Doctor Who audio box set like no other.

The 8th of March, out for release on International Women’s Day 2019, explores merely a fraction of the amazing female characters of more than 50 years of the iconic BBC Studios television show.

Starring Ace (Sophie Aldred) and Professor Bernice Summerfield (Lisa Bowerman), Professor River Song (Alex Kingston) and Leela (Louise Jameson), UNIT-team Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) and Osgood (Ingrid Oliver) and, in a Big Finish first together, Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh) and her wife Jenny (Catrin Stewart). This box set celebrates these powerful, multifaceted characters in stories very unique to the Doctor Who universe.

Four adventures set on the 8th of March will see some of the strongest women in the universe working together…

The Big Blue Bo…

Men In Black and The Ghostbusters Meet for the First Time!

New crossover board game, conceived by Sony and IDW, to headline extensive plan to develop games for both franchises in 2019. IDW Games and Sony Pictures Consumer Products today announced plans to develop a series of tabletop games for both Men in Black and Ghostbusters franchises including, for the first time, a crossover miniatures board game featuring both Men In Black and Ghostbusters. The multi-year agreement comes ahead of the new Men In Black movie set for June 2019 and Ghostbusters celebrating its 35th Anniversary in June 2019.

Currently under development, Men In Black/Ghostbusters: Ecto-terrestrial Invasion will be a miniatures loaded board game featuring the world’s foremost protectors teaming up to take down a threat unlike any they have faced before. Making up the Ghostbusters team will be Peter Venkman, Egon Spangler, Ray Stanz, and Winston Zeddmore, and the MIB team will consist of Agent J, Agent K, Agent L and Zed. While these two teams have faced unearthly threats bef…

Your First Look at “THE SONS OF EL TOPO” From BOOM! Studios

Discover The Sequel To The Groundbreaking Film in December 2018 BOOM! Studios today unveiled a first look at THE SONS OF EL TOPO VOLUME ONE: CAIN, a hardcover original graphic novel, available in December 2018, from legendary filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky (The Holy Mountain) and virtuosic illustrator José Ladrönn (Incredible Hulk) that continues the 1970 Mexican Acid Western film written, scored, directed by and starring Alejandro Jodorowsky himself.

The merciless gunslinger El Topo has abandoned his pursuit of ultimate gun mastery to find enlightenment in the unlikeliest of places and is forever transformed, becoming a holy vessel imbued with the power to perform miracles and cheat death. But just as he gains sainthood, tragedy strikes as his community of outcasts is murdered before his eyes and his long-abandoned Hijo, Cain, returns to kill the father who discarded him many years ago.

Fueled by resentment but unable to strike his saintly father, Cain instead vows to hunt down his …

JASON DONOVAN, ADAM GARCIA, CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER, NEWTON FALKNER, NATHAN JAMES & ANNA MARIE-WAYNE ANNOUNCED FOR JEFF WAYNE’S MUSICAL VERSION OF THE WAR OF THE WORLD’S 40TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

One of the most ground-breaking arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of the Worlds’ - Alive on Stage is to make its return to arenas throughout the UK in 2018. Tickets for the Tour are on sale now from http://www.livenation.co.uk. Nearly 40 years on, based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds remains a firm favourite to millions around the world.

The show will again feature a stellar cast with Jeff Wayne returning to the podium to conduct the 9-piece Black Smoke Band and 36-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings, while Liam Neeson retains his role in 3D holography as The Journalist.

Star of stage and screen Jason Donovan returns to the role of Parson Nathaniel alongside West End actress Carrie Hope Fletcher as Beth, his wife. Actor and theatre star Adam Garcia will debut as The Artilleryman, British singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner will perform The Sung Thoughts of The Journalist, Inglorious front man Nathan Jame…

HASBRO MARVEL LONDON COMIC CON REVEALS 2018

Latest Hasbro Marvel Figures Revealed We're pleased to share with you the latest Marvel Legends figures that were revealed by Hasbro at MCM London Comic Con.  These photos are hot off the press.

We have also just posted the latest 6-inch Black Series Star Wars figures which have just been revealed over on our sister site.

Marvel Legends Series 6-inch Citizen V Figure (Avengers wave)
(HASBRO/Available: Spring 2019)


Marvel Legends Series 6-inch Union Jack Figure (Avengers wave)
(HASBRO/Available: Spring 2019)



Marvel Legends Series 6-inch Beast Figure (X-Men wave)
(HASBRO/Available: Spring 2019)




Coming Soon From Funko - Fortnite

Fortnite 5 Star, Pint Size Heroes, Vynl., Pocket Pop! and Pop! Do you prefer to throw yourself into the battle with guns blazing or camp out in the bushes and wait for your enemies to eliminate each other? Are you the first or last player off the Battle Bus? Is solo, duos or squads more your style? Whatever your battle strategy, there’s one thing players around the world can agree on: Fortnite is awesome.

Sink your teeth into victory with 5 Star Omega in full battle armor, Zoey with bandages, Moonwalker with Slurp Juice, Love Ranger armed with an Impulse Grenade, and Tomato Head with a Chug Jug.






Increase your squad with Pop!s celebrating some of Fortnite’s most epic skins. Rex and Dark Voyager are ready for action, and no enemy combatant will remain unscathed.



Christmas Gift Idea - Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus

Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus - the must have Natural History Museum family game for Christmas 2018 Following the Jurassic success of their dinosaur-and-animal-themed classic family board games, the Natural History Museum presents its exclusive offering for Christmas 2018, Cluedo: The Stolen Stegosaurus.
Holding pride of place in the Museum is a 150-million-year-old Stegosaurus stenops skeleton known affectionately as Sophie. Yesterday, in the middle of the night, someone tried to steal it. Fortunately they failed, but the head and tail are now missing.
The police believe the thief escaped the scene of the crime, but hid the fossils within the Museum, planning to collect them when the coast was clear. Their forensics suggest that they could be hidden in one of nine galleries or spaces. They've identified six potential suspects all with means and motive. The police also want to ascertain how the thief accessed the Museum past the exhaustive security systems.
But they can't do …

Marvel’s WEST COAST AVENGERS Join Talk Show Host Jimmy Kimmel for a Variant Cover by David Nakayama!

Don’t miss Jimmy Kimmel’s exciting cameo in the Marvel Universe this November! Monster-sized threats are roaming Los Angeles…and the West Coast Avengers will need all the help they can get to save the day. Can Kate Bishop, A.K.A. Hawkeye, keep her newly-formed team together long enough to survive their first big test? And can she do it while the cameras are running?

This November, learn the fate of Los Angeles in WEST COAST AVENGERS #4, featuring a new variant cover by artist David Nakayama to celebrate the team’s super hero debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

“We wanted the new West Coast Avengers to be able to debut to the rest of the Marvel Universe in a big, bombastic way—and what’s a better place for a team that’s courting the LA limelight to debut than Jimmy Kimmel Live! (Or, at least, the Marvel U equivalent!),” said series editor Alanna Smith. “This is actually Hawkeye’s second time in the hot seat of a famous talk show—he went on Late Night with David Letterman in AVENGERS #239, an …

IDW Announces Dungeons & Dragons: A Darkened Wish Comic Book Series

Five-Issue Miniseries Brings War to the Forgotten Realms The Forgotten Realms, the fantasy setting beloved by Dungeons & Dragons fans the world over, is the centerpiece for IDW’s all-new comic book miniseries, subtitled A Darkened Wish. Debuting in February 2019, the five-issue series will be written by B. Dave Walters with art by Tess Fowler.

In A Darkened Wish, years of hard-fought peace in the Sea of Swords are rent asunder, and legendary heroes must return to the region to defeat an unconceivable foe! Join Helene, a young wizard from the streets of Mintarn, and her friends as they grow from raw recruits to battle-honed warriors.

B. Dave Walters says, “I've been adventuring in the Forgotten Realms for a long time and having the honor of contributing to that world is incredibly exciting. I can't wait to show the fans the power and intensity of a truly epic D&D story!”

“I have dreamed of making Dungeons & Dragons comics since I was twelve years old, but A Darkene…

Spooky Review - DC’s CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE

Halloween is nearly upon us.  DC’s CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE Is The Perfect Way To Get In The Spooky Mood.What's It About?
DC’s CURSED COMICS CAVALCADE Is not only a fun read but it's the perfect way to get yourself in the mood for Halloween or those long dark nights.   This volume consists of ten short stories that are easy to read but will leave you with a chill.  Included stories are:

Swamp Thing in "The Spread"Superman in "Strange Visitor"Batman in "Gorehound"Green Arrow in "The Monster In Me"Wonder Woman in "Siren Song"Black Lightning & Katana in "Mercy Killing"Guy Garder in "Life Sentence"Robin & Solomon Grundy in "The Devil You Know"The Demon in "Yellow Jack"Zatanna in "Halloween Hayride"
Is It Any Good?
Yes!  As you can see from the list above, there's a lot to get your fangs into and the stories range from being set in space to New Orleans in 1853 during the br…

Coming Soon: Doctor Who Pop! PEZ!

Pop! PEZ: Doctor Who Showcase your love of the iconic Time Lord and candy with this series of Doctor Who Pop! PEZ. The fourth, tenth, eleventh and thirteenth doctors are available as Pop! PEZ collectibles and snackables. Explore the universe, captain the TARDIS, eat delicious candy.

Coming in November!




Your First Look At The Crime of The (Literal) Century in SMOOTH CRIMINALS!

Kiwi Smith,  Kurt Lustgarten and Leisha Riddel Will Steal Your Hearts in November 2018 BOOM! Studios today unveiled a first look at SMOOTH CRIMINALS #1, the new original ongoing series beginning in November 2018 from the acclaimed screenwriter Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith (Legally Blonde, 10 Things I Hate About You) and Kurt Lustgarten, the writing duo behind the smash hit Misfit City, and artist Leisha Riddel (Project Solace).

There are certain things Brenda expects to find while hacking: money, secrets, occasional pictures of cats. She is NOT expecting to find a cryogenically frozen master thief named Mia from the '60s. Mia is everything Brenda is not—cool, confident, beautiful. And utterly unprepared for the digital age. Despite their differences, the two will need to team up to find out what happened to Mia—and how to pull off the biggest heist of the '90s.

SMOOTH CRIMINALS #1 features a main cover by Audrey Mok (Archie, Heroine Chic) and a variant cover by Chynna Clugston Flores…

Stan & Ollie - New Poster and Clip Released

New Poster and Clip For Stan & Ollie Entertainment One UK has today made available the main poster and brand new film clip for Jon S. Baird’s STAN & OLLIE, starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the legendary duo, Laurel & Hardy.

Stan & Ollie will be coming to cinemas, 11 January 2019

Clip:



Synopsis
The true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy, is brought to the big screen for the first time. Starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the legendary movie icons, Stan & Ollie is the heart-warming story of what would become the pair’s triumphant farewell tour.


With their golden era long behind them, the pair embark on a variety hall tour of Britain and Ireland. Despite the pressures of a hectic schedule, and with the support of their wives Lucille (Shirley Henderson) and Ida (Nina Arianda) – a formidable double act in their own right - the pair’s love of performing, as well as for each other, endures as they secure their place in the he…

POWER RANGERS: BEYOND THE GRID Sells Out & Returns With A New Printing From BOOM! Studios

“This is a bold new direction for the Power Rangers, and you'll want a seat before it leaves the station” - ComicBook.com
“This is Power Rangers at its best and it’s truly spectacular” - Big Comic Page BOOM! Studios, under license by Hasbro, Inc., announced today that Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #31, kicking off the highly-anticipated Power Rangers: Beyond The Grid epic from the new series creative team of award-winning writer Marguerite Bennett (Animosity) and artist Simone di Meo (Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor), has sold out at the distributor level.
To meet the demand, MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS #31 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT will arrive in stores on November 21st with an all-new cover by Jamal Campbell (Naomi) featuring the Solar Ranger!
After the stunning conclusion to the hit comic book event Power Rangers: Shattered Grid, an all-star team of Power Rangers are drawn together from across time and space to combat a never-before-seen evil. As they fight to prove to themselves an…

INTELLIVISION REVEALS INITIAL DETAILS FOR THE UPCOMING AMICO HOME VIDEO GAME CONSOLE!

GROUNDBREAKING CONSOLE APPROACHES GAMING AND THE ENTIRE GAME INDUSTRY IN A COMPLETELY UNIQUE WAY Almost 40 years after the release of the original Intellivision® home video game system which helped to redefine the video game industry, Intellivision® Entertainment is proud to carry on its “Legacy of Firsts” by announcing the brand new revolutionary family home video game console named Amico™ to be released on October 10th, 2020 (1010 2020).  Amico is the Italian word for “friend” or “buddy” and encapsulates an element of the approach and dynamics for what makes the new console so unique and an exciting addition to everyone’s family.

“We are creating a console that parents WANT to buy, not that they were asked to buy,” stated Intellivision president and 30 year industry veteran Tommy Tallarico during his keynote address over the weekend at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo.  Tallarico went on to say, “Most every game being made for the home consoles these days is created with only the har…

APHRODITE V, VOL. 1 EXPLORES TERRORS OF BLACK MARKET TECHNOLOGY THIS DECEMBER

APHRODITE V, VOL. 1. Collecting issues #1-4  Bryan Hill (CYBER FORCE, POSTAL) and Jeff Spokes will release APHRODITE V, VOL. 1 this December from Image/Top Cow.

In the near future, Los Angeles is a city on the brink of evolution, struggling with a new wave of terror powered by black market technology. Enter Aphrodite V: a fugitive from her masters, seeking individuality and purpose. She is the bleeding edge of biomechanics…and Los Angeles’ best hope against a new enemy that seeks to become a god among machines.

One machine wants to destroy the city. Another has come to save it. Only one will survive.

APHRODITE V, VOL. 1 (Diamond code: OCT180052, ISBN: 978-1-5343-0984-5) hits comic book stores on Wednesday, December 19th and bookstores on Tuesday, December 25th. It can be preordered via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Indiebound, and Indigo.

APHRODITE V, VOL. 1 will also be available for purchase across many digital platforms, including the official Image Comics iOS app, Am…

New Trailer and Poster Released For Supernatural Thriller, The Prodigy

There's something wrong with Miles. Watch the first trailer for Orion Pictures THE PRODIGY, coming to theaters February 8, 2019. #WhatsWrongWithMiles In her much-anticipated foray into the horror-thriller genre, Taylor Schilling stars in THE PRODIGY as Sarah, a mother whose young son Miles’ disturbing behavior signals that an evil, possibly supernatural force has overtaken him. Fearing for her family’s safety, Sarah must grapple with her maternal instinct to love and protect Miles in favor of investigating what – or who – is causing his dark turn. She is forced to look for answers in the past, taking the audience on a wild ride; one where the line between perception and reality remains blurry.

DOCTOR WHO NEWS - The Brigadier, Benton and Liz Shaw Return!

When Tim Treloar and Katy Manning return as the Third Doctor and Jo Grant in The Third Doctor Adventures Volume Five, they’ll be joining forces with three other iconic characters from 1970s Doctor Who. In this new audio box set from Big Finish Productions made in association with BBC Studios, several friends of the Third Doctor will be returning for more Doctor Who adventures in this iconic science-fiction franchise.

Jon Culshaw takes on the role of UNIT commanding officer Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart, a character appearing under licence from the Haisman Literary Estate.

After an extensive casting process, senior producer David Richardson and executive producer Nick Briggs finally remembered a conversation they’d had with Jon, when he told them the thing he’d most like to do for Big Finish would be to play the Brigadier.

‘After checking his rendition of the character in the BBC Audiobook of The Five Doctors, we just gave him the job!’ explains Nick. ‘It was a very …