​#SDCC San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Hasbro Brings the Toys and Food (Just Not the Chairs)

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By: Nicholas Eskey Hasbro Entertainment, the fine purveyor and partner to franchises like; Transformers, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Nerf, and Magic the Gathering, has continuously been growing and developing their branding. So loved are their toys that there’s always a run on something deemed even remotely collectible. I along with the other press […]

SDCC 2016: DC Collectibles Round-Up – The Rise of the Wonder Woman!

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By Nicholas Eskey I didn’t need to attend this year’s DC Collectibles’ Press Room to know that this is an exciting year for both DC Entertainment and DC Collectibles. I did attend, though, so I could get up close with some live merchandise (and free food of course). Though the jury is still out critically […]

SDCC’16: Watchtower Wednesday: Preview Night, the Next Day

It’s 5:30 AM here in New York City, but only 2:30 AM in San Diego, which means that Bar-Con is approaching closing time. As our stalwart staff slumbers, recharging for our first full day of coverage, a skeleton crew remains in New York City and other locales to bring you up-to-the-minute (or hour) information! So… […]

SDCC ’16: EW is sponsoring Con-X, a Hollywood themed amusement park

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The Wired longue may have been whittled down to one day now, but EW/People magazine are sponsoring Con-X, a mini theme park for entertainment with red carpets, photo booths, and promo for American Horror Story, Captain America: Civil War and all kinds of stuff. It’s all located at Embarcadero Marina Park North which is…out back of […]

SDCC’16: Marvel Announces New Graphic Novels for 2017

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Marvel has just released their latest graphic novel catalog online! The following titles are scheduled to hit store shelves sometime in early 2017 (January-April). Since this data has just been released, there are no covers, and everything is subject to change! One interesting tidbit… you can see the actual print runs for each title! Were […]

SDCC’ 16: Slayer get their own Repentless comic from Dark Horse

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This whole Comic-Con is going to be about the last hold-outs to the comics format getting in on the fun isn’t it? Slayer is joining other musical acts with their very own comic,  based on their new Repentless album and videos. It was announced back in May that Slayer would be playing a concert at Comic-Con (at the House of […]

SDCC ’16: Xena and Army of Darkness cross over

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What happens when you cross over two major Sam Raimi/Rob Tapert franchises? You get a  Xena and Army of Darkness four issue crossover mini series by Scott Lobdell and Elliot Fernandez (Harley Quinn and Power Girl). Variant covers include Reilly Brown (Deadpool & Cable), series artist Eliot Fernandez, David Robinson with an Action Figure Variant syle cover, and Michael Adams with […]

SDCC ’16: Andy Diggle to write James Bond Mini series

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Dynamite is giving us more James Bond  with Hammerhead, a 6-issue miniseries coming in October from writer Andy Diggle with art by Luca Casalanguida, and variant covers by Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife with Archie), Robert Hack (Sabrina, The Black Hood), and Ron Salas (Six Million Dollar Man)! In Hammerhead #1, Bond is assigned to hunt down and eliminate Kraken, […]

Brandon Sanderson’s White Sand graphic novel goes to second printing

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White Sand is  a fantasy GN based on Brandon Sanderson’s Cosmere universe. Published by Dynamite and adapted by Rik Hoskin (Mercy Thompson), with art by Julius Gopez (Red Hood and the Outlaws) and colors by Ross Campbell (Pathfinder). We’ve all see a lot of graphic novels based on best selling prose books do well and this one […]