Cryptozoic had a lot of stuff on display! Games! Collectible figurines! Deluxe sculpture! Housewares! Torsten Adair I’ve been writing for The Beat since July of 2010. I’ve been reading comics since 1974, collecting since 1984, and spreading the graphic novel gospel since 1994. I’m a bookseller, a librarian, an amateur scholar, a cool uncle, and […]
It’s Women’s History month and even Lego is getting into the act with a five figure Women of NASA set!
John Semper, Jr. holds an ever growing list of credits, ranging from his work as a screenwriter, producer, and story editor. His body of work is mostly invested the in the field of animation, where he is most remembered among cartoon and comic fans alike for his work on the much watched 90’s carton Spider-Man: […]
After this weekend’s 2017 Toy Fair, ours and many other website have been a flutter with toy news. With such heavy internet traffic, there are a few thing that might have slipped under the radar. I’ve picked a few of my favorites to bring up with all you collectors out there. Okay, so this one […]
Twitter just let out a collective “Want!” Vinyl character figures are all the rage and this new strictly limited, Asian import edition of the forthcoming, first-of-its kind Faith Pop! Asia vinyl figure just opened the door for more and more cuteness. The first Valiant Pop! Asia vinyl collectible features Faith “Zephyr” Herbert – the high-flying hero […]
Among the other civilization-ending fears about the lady Ghostbusters film was that the unsold toys from Mattel would cause an overspill at landfills around the globe, leading to poisoned water and worldwide starvation. Luckily that didn’t happen!
It’s finally time to pick up on some of that quality Lego content I know Beat readers crave. The Lego Batman Movie looks to be everywhere at SDCC this year, promoted all over the place – and Lego have quickly picked up the pace with the announcement of two new Lego sets tying into the […]
Funko, home of the most adorable and collectible figures has unveiled a (not final) Pop! Television line for Preacher, the new AMC TV series based on the classic comic. We get TV versions of Jesse, Cassidy and Arseface, but….no Tulip? I guess even cute figurine collectors don’t like girls. Seriously, Preacher is about Jesse, Tulip […]
Funko + Scott Pilgrim = less money in your bank account. Finally! Scott, Ramona and Knives in Funko stylee. The figures go on sale later this summer.
The figures are based on the characters from Bryan Lee O’Malleys still popular epitome-of-the-aughts graphic novel series, Scott Pilgrim, but the actual figures are based specifically on the movie version, in which Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ellen Wong portrayed Scott Pilgrim, Ramona Flowers and Knives Chau, respectively.
Almost every other post on my Facebook feed recently is about Batman vs Superman. That’s okay… I get it… It’s a Major Motion Picture, a tent-pole movie, the foundation of a franchise. But man… someone added too much carbon to the Man of Steel… He’s PG-13, and soon to be Rated R. You can’t really […]