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The New Green Lantern

The newest member of the Green Lantern Corps is getting his own figure from DC Collectibles. Will this new Lantern get collectors to flock to stores like the big hitters of the DC universe?

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A Shockwave Hits the Transformers Line

Transformers used to be one of my favorite toy properties from childhood. Over the past few years Hasbro has updated the classic Generation 1 designs of the Autobots and Decepticons, which pulled me right back in to the line today. The latest Transformer to get an update is one of Megatron’s top allies, Shockwave.

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SDCC 2012- Teen Titans Go!

This year’s DC Nation block of shows on Cartoon Network marked the return o Teen Titans to the small screen. The old voice cast reunited to make animated shorts that received enough attention to get their own show. We sat down with the producers Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath to get some info on the new series. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Teen Titans Go!” »

SDCC 2012- Beware the Batman

At Comic Con we got a chance to talk with the producers of Beware the Batman, Glen Murakami and Mitch Watson. They filled us in on how this version of Batman differs from past animated incarnations and the many sides of Bruce Wayne. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Beware the Batman” »

The Dark Knight Rises (Khalil’s Take)

The protector of Gotham has to rise from the ashes to overcome one of his most powerful foes (and the juggernaut known as the Avengers) this Summer. Can he do it alone or will this be a team effort?

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SDCC 2012- Elysium Press Conference

From the creator of District 9, the future world of Elysium is bleak and in some ways resembles what many think today’s world is moving towards. On the panel, actors Jodi Foster, Matt Damon, and Sharlto Copley were joined by writer/ director Neill Blomkamp.

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SDCC 2012- Looper Press Conference

What do you do when you are a hit man that kills people, and the next one on the list is you? That is the question that Joseph Gordon Levitt and Bruce Willis have to face in the new sci-fi action movie Looper. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Looper Press Conference” »

SDCC 2012- Total Recall Press Conference

Sony pictures dusted off one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s most memorable action movies, Total Recall. The remake’s action looks sleeker and the future seems even closer then it did in the 90’s. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Total Recall Press Conference” »

SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party

DC Comics is stepping up their game and expanding into the 3.75 in scale of figures, and while fans thought there were only two figures to start, it turns out there’s a whole Corp on deck. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- DC Collectibles Preview Party” »

SDCC 2012- Mattel

During Preview night the Mattel cases had a lot of empty space, full of small signs telling fans to come to the panels to find out what will fill the cases through the rest of the convention. There were however some fun surprises in store on the floor.  Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Mattel” »

SDCC 2012- Hasbro

At preview night Hasbro showed off some of the best dioramas on the show floor. There was a few new items in the cases with a few mysterious customs thrown in the mix as well. Continue reading “SDCC 2012- Hasbro” »

SDCC 2012- Preview Night

New Green Lanterns from DC CollectiblesThe first night of Comic Con is overwhelming for a first time visitor. The lines are long and people are herded into sections of the Convention Center like cattle, just waiting to be released on to the convention floor.

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Will the Dark Knight Rise to the Occasion?

 

A thirteen minute preview for the Dark Knight Rises showed up this week on YouTube. The featurette gives glimpses at new scenes from the movie and some information on the plot. Is this new look at the movie enough to raise the excitement for the final installment of the Batman trilogy? Continue reading “Will the Dark Knight Rise to the Occasion?” »

Evil Comes to Comic Con

The San Diego Comic Con exclusives for the Marvel Universe line will give fans some highly requested villains to build their own Masters of Evil.

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Hasbro’s KRE-O Brand “Builds” a Major Presence at Comic-Con

Pawtucket, R.I. – July 6, 2012 – At Comic-Con, the KRE-O brand from Hasbro, Inc. boldly goes where no one has gone before. Based on the upcoming Star Trek sequel from Paramount Pictures and directed by J.J. Abrams, the KRE-O Star Trek line, under license from CBS Consumer Products, features a variety of vehicles from the movie along with fun KREON figures based on iconic Star Trek characters. Fans will be able to see the KRE-O Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise set and Kirk, Spock and Bones KREON figures for the first time in person at the Hasbro Comic-Con booth (#3213) beginning on Preview Night, July 11.

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