Month: February 2018

The Transformers movie universe might be continuing after all, according to word coming out of the New York Toy Fair. An attendee asked Transformers brand manager John Warden about the reported reboot the movie universe is expected to undergo, and according to Bleeding Cool, the exec said, “Don’t believe what you hear, don’t worry.” RELATED: Transformers Cinematic Universe Drops From
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New York City’s Toy Fair 2018 brought with it the revelation of new Star Wars merchandise, in particular, toys tying into Solo: A Star Wars Story. The line boasts figures that impeccably capture the likenesses of stars Alden Ehrenreich (Han Solo) and Donald Glover (Lando Calrissian), among others. Take a look at the range of
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As if being an awkward, bullied 15-year-old isn’t bad enough, “Fergie” Ferguson suddenly discovers he can see dead people. Well, one dead person specifically—the ghost of a certain punk rocker named Sid. Sid’s spirit was trapped in London’s Heathrow Airport for 40 years until the day he met Fergie. Sid’s ghost is now stuck to
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Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of The Umbrella Academy is rounding out its already impressive cast with notable names from acclaimed projects like Thor, Breaking Bad and Mindhunter. Co-created by My Chemical Romance frontman and DC’s Young Animal curator Gerard Way, The Umbrella Academy comic book first premiered back in 2007 and went on to win the prestigious 2008
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If you’re a fan of Funko Pop! figures, Deadpool or just the X-Men in general, you’re going to want to open up a savings account to afford some new collectibles. During this year’s Toy Fair, Funko revealed a first look at its new line of Deadpool 2 vinyls. The first wave is all about Deadpool.
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Fresh on the heels of a stand-out comedic performance in last year’s Wonder Woman as Etta Candy, Lucy Davis has joined another comic book adaptation — Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. A report from Deadline has revealed that Davis, who’s perhaps best known for starring in the UK version of The Office, has joined the cast of the upcoming
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Marvel Comics has announced plans for a definitive conclusion to Jonathan Hickman and Dustin Weaver’s acclaimed 2010 miniseries, S.H.I.E.L.D. The long-awaited issues five and six, in addition to a one-shot (titled S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Rebirth #1) reprinting the first four issues, are set to hit shelves in May 2018. “Well, it’s true, this doesn’t have anything
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Get ready to experience the Speed Force like never before, as the synopsis for the 15th episode of The Flash‘s fourth season promises to introduce to the series mythology a concept called “Flashtime.” In the appropriately titled episode “Enter Flashtime,” Barry Allen will team up with Jay Garrick and Jesse Quick to race against time
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Hasbro has picked up the license to design, produce and distribute toys based on the Power Rangers media franchise. The news comes a day after the announcement that Saban Brands, the Power Rangers rights holder, would be splitting with longtime toymaker Bandai, which had been the main Power Rangers toy licensee since the ‘90s. Hasbro
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The world of Wakanda opened last night for fans eager enough to trek out to Black Panther‘s Thursday preview showings. The film, which is Marvel’s latest superhero entry, was predicted to do very well at the box office, but even those earliest showings are starting to break some of the company’s own records. Black Panther managed to snare
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Although there were early signs that ambitious plans for a Transformers cinematic universe were in trouble, following the disappointing reception for The Last Knight, the most damning evidence yet is the omission of the seventh film in the blockbuster franchise from the Hasbro-Paramount movie slate. Originally announced for release in 2019, the untitled seventh Transformers
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The mysterious Mash Kyrielight (a.k.a. Shielder) from popular RPG game Fate/Grand Order is now a stunning figure available for preorder! Manufactured by Stronger Co., Ltd., the figure reaches an impressive height of 31 cm at 1/7th scale and shows the Demi-Servant leaning back against the massive ornate cross-shaped shield that she uses for defense and
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Takeuchi Naoko’s iconic series Sailor Moon is teaming up with Japanese department store Isetan for a stylish collab event beginning on Mar. 14 at Isetan Shinjuku! This is Sailor Moon’s and Isetan’s fifth collab pop-up, and this year’s theme is “Let’s Have a ‘Moonlight’ & ‘Starlight’ Party”. Visitors will get to check out Sailor Moon-themed
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Good Smile Company has opened preorders for a Nendoroid version of Nikkari Aoe, the handsome sword-turned-warrior from popular game Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-! Nikkari is full of elegance and charm, even in his new adorable chibi form. Those amber eyes are captivating, as are his green locks. Speaking of, the ponytail portion can actually be manipulated
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Season 3 of Attack on Titan is just around the corner, and you can add to the excitement by rocking some Eren and Levi-themed items from anime fashion brand SuperGroupies! The lineup includes watches, bracelets, and shoulder bags, the designs of which pay subtle homage to the character and series with details like the Survey
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Sanrio character theme park Puroland is embarking on a brand new cultural adventure with “Kawaii Kabuki”! Hello Kitty and friends will be taking to the stage in a collaboration with Shochiku to create a new kabuki-style musical experience, which is set to begin performances at Sanrio Puroland’s Marchen Theater from March 10. The show is
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The Joker wasn’t designed to be a pretty face to look at, but a new bust from DC Collectibles takes the Clown Prince of Crime’s mug to all-new levels of disturbing. That’s not surprising, though, considering that the bust was designed by Rick Baker, a seven-time Oscar award-winning makeup and hairstyle artist whose filmography includes
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