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Five Nerdy Things To Be Thankful For

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It’s Thanksgiving, so in the spirit of the holiday, here’s my list of five things my fellow nerds, film buffs and toy collectors should be thankful for…

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Ask Mattel 11/15/2012: Rattlor’s Armor, Frosta Gifts & Action League’s Fate Explained!

Mattel is back with a new round of answers, and we’ve got some very interesting news straight from the source. It looks like Matty may be moving up the free gift from the Frosta fiasco, plus we get some confirmation on the fates of Rattlor’s General armor, Action league and the new DC figures revealed at New York Comic Con– Read on for all the details!

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GI Joe Club Announces Second Run Of Joe Con Oktober Guard

The GI Joe Collector’s Club has announced a limited edition second run of their Joe Con exclusive Oktober Guard set, earning them some major flag points, in my opinion.

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Let’s Hope GI Joe Retaliation Is As Good As This Trailer

Is there any way the GI Joe sequel can actually be as good as the trailers make it look?

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U.S.A. Luge Team Will Don the Armor of Shanhara

Valiant Entertainment has announced an incredible, first-of-its-kind partnership in their sponsorship of the U.S. Luge team.  Seeing how well they’ve handled the relaunch of several of their A-List comic series and the quality of their creative teams’ output, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Valiant would think outside the box with this kind of creative cross-promotional marketing… but it didn’t stop my jaw from dropping open when I saw what they had in store.

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Frankenstein’s Monster is a Killer Piece from Mezco

Just in time for Halloween, the good people at Mezco have released an absolutely stunning figure based on Frankenstein’s iconic monster.  Although they went with a stylized and unique take on the beloved character, the monster retains all the classic charm that makes his design so timeless and wonderful.

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The Winter Soldier Is Taking Shape; Crossbones Officially Cast

Frank Grillo is officially on board as the latest addition to Marvel’s cinematic rogue’s gallery, appearing as Crossbones in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

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Ask Mattel 11/1/2012: What’s Up With Flight Stands, DC Weapons Paks & More

Mattel gives us a re-Halloween treat… a new round of answers, five days early!  This time around, Matty explains why Octavia’s tentacles won’t be bendy, and update on the upcoming new flight stands, and the chances we’ll see Weapons Paks for DC Universe and WWE. Read on for all the answers…

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NYCC 2012: R.I.P. Nancy Donovan

Just for fun, I started the roundtable with Julianne Moore at New York Comic Con asking her what it would take to get her to do the interview in character as Nancy Donovan, her character from 30 Rock. Because she’s awesome, this is what happened next…

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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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See Robocop’s Crappy New Suit From The Pointless Remake

The new Robocop suit design hits the web, and the internet has finally come together to collectively frown upon it.

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Six New Images, And A Poster, From The Walking Dead

A flurry of new images has surfaced as we approach the premiere of The Walking Dead Season 3 on AMC.

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Ask Mattel 8/31/2012: Mattel’s Thoughts On The “Close Call” 2013 Subscriptions

Just before this Labor Day weekend, Mattel is back with a new round of answers!  This time out, Mattel shares what they took away from the close call with their 2013 subscriptions… plus we get some details on MOTUC’s Jitsu and the Watchmen Club Black Freighter line!

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Live Action Jack Kirby? Silver Surfer, Rock Opera??

Secret stories from the Marvel Universe– and the Bullpen– come to light on my new favorite Facebook page.

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Daredevil Is Probably Returning To Marvel Studios

The Man Without Fear may soon be The Man Without Fox.

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