Early in the morning of every first official day of San Diego Comic-Con, the Hasbro Toy Company delights the press with a promise of food and toys. This year, they delivered a veritable buffet of both; so much so that I didn’t know exactly where to start.
Even before the start of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con Preview Night, DC Collectibles released a startling amount of information regarding their upcoming statue and figure lines. So, when it came around to the next day’s DC Collectibles panel attended by moderator Paul Malmont, Art Director Travis Hastback, artist Joe Ledbetter, artist Chrissie Zullo, Executive Creative Director Jim Fletcher, Special Makeup Effects Artist Rick Baker, and sculptor Paul Harding, much of the information they discussed was more of a reiteration from the day prior.
Initial offerings include high-end Game of Thrones and Umbrella Academy items.
In honor of today being International Tabletop Day, myself and fellow Beat staffer Victor Van Scoit have decided to share some of our own personal-favorite tabletop games. As criteria, we’ve decided to stay away from oldies like “Chess,” “Monopoly,” and “Dungeons & Dragons,” because there are a TON of other games out there. We have also decided to only share games that are still available for purchase if there are any readers who wish to experience these games for themselves.
Fans of the series will be happy to learn Titan Comics has confirmed they will release an oversized edition of the book this fall.
If you’re like me and have been guilted to give someone more than just a homemade macaroni picture this holiday season, perhaps this Dark Knight III Batman Mini Statue will satisfy one of those on your list. Having released in late September, the “DC Designer Series DKIII Batman by Andy Kubert Mini Statue” is based off the […]
Those of you who partake in digital comics might want to do yourself a favor and have a peek at the Comixology Sales page. They’ve got a better than average selection of interesting stuff up right now in the digital discount bin. (And if you prefer your comics in print, the recommendations still stand). The […]
Forget about all that there is to see at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, what about all that there is to buy? Prepare to shout at unsuspecting vendors “Shut up and take my money” (which The Beat doesn’t condone) after you see some of these standouts among the piles of convention exclusives. Just about everyone […]
Well, not quite new. Today, My Chemical Romance’s former lead singer and DC’s current Young Animal chief visionary Gerard Way updated his webstore with a new “DC’s Young Animal Picture Disc + Comic Book” listing. Originally released on April 22nd for Record Store Day, this set includes a 12” vinyl with two songs inspired by Cave […]
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 […]