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Comics Korner: Archer & Armstrong #3 and Bloodshot #4

After last month’s intense cliffhanger endings, fans have been waiting with baited breath to find out what fate has in store for our heroes.  This Wednesday, October 10th, one day prior to their appearance at New York Comic Con, Valiant delivers the goods and then some in Bloodshot #4 and Archer & Armstrong #3 – two books that, despite my exceedingly high expectations, continue to impress the hell out of me.

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Schmooze With Valiant’s Creative Team at NYCC

If you plan on attending New York Comic Con between October 11th-14th, be sure to swing by the Valiant Entertainment booth to grab a free preview book and pick up an NYCC-exclusive collected edition of the “Summer of Valiant” debut issues.  Better yet, you can chat with and get autographs from nearly their entire creative staff.  Fans will not want to miss their panel on Friday afternoon for the inside scoop of what’s in store for the Valiant Universe — make sure to show up early (you know how crazy NYCC panel lines can get…)  Full press release and signing times after the break.
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Return Of Marvel Legends Wave 3 Shows What Hasbro Does Best

When Hasbro brought Marvel Legends back to life earlier this year, no one knew just how huge a hit the relaunch would be.  With the first two waves reaching sell-out in record time, the Marvel team had to think fast to keep up supply to meet the demand… Enter Marvel Legends Wave Three, a series consisting almost entirely of cleverly repurposed parts with minimal new tooling, which still manages to cover some new corners of the 6″ Marvel Universe.

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Dead Or Alive 5 is a Gorgeous but Flawed Fighter

The Dead or Alive franchise has always been something of a black sheep amongst established fighting games.  Treading the fine line between over-the-top fun and pervasive fan service, its combat mechanics too were an odd mix of hardcore strategy and rudimentary button-mashing.  Team Ninja’s latest entry, DOA5, doesn’t shake the series’ foundation much, but provides some incremental improvements and tweaks that are sure to please long-time fans.

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The Lone Ranger Trailer. Yup, Disney’s Doing This.

First we got a poster, and now a trailer, as Disney kicks things into gear for their Lone Ranger reboot.

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Agent Roll Call: Characters Revealed For ABC’s SHIELD TV Show

New character descriptions have surfaced for the cast of Joss Whedon’s SHIELD series, coming to ABC.
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Rocky Round Two Is Another Direct Hit

Rocky gets a second wave of awesome action figures, courtesy of NECA. This rounds delivers a new Rocky and his Soviet opponent Ivan Drago, both from Rocky IV, and the new toys really do justice to the much-loved (and frankly, pretty absurd) fourth movie.

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Ask Mattel 10/1/2012: Details On DC Unlimited & WWE Global Changes

After missing the last round due to Labor Day, we’re back with an all-new round of Ask Mattel answers! This time out, Matty gives a few details on the DC/ Batman Unlimited lines, and talks about their global strategy when it comes to WWE’s biggest international names… read on for all the details!

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Kotobukiya Continues Mass Effect Bishoujo Line With Two Shepards

The awesome new Mass Effect Bishoujo statue brings us two versions of our lead in female form.

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Superjail! Season Three Premieres This Sunday

One of Adult Swim’s finest returns this Sunday at 12:15 am, and if you haven’t seen Superjail! you should totally check it out.

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