The Beat’s Weekly Toy Review/Preview: Many things POPPING in June

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By: Nicholas Eskey Welcome back boys and girls to another exciting installment of the Beat’s Weekly Toy Review/Preview! Since there is just too many toys out there to wrangle into one medium sized post, I’ve chosen only those that either have been newly released or newly announced, and of course have caught my eye. So […]

Empire Magazine unveils a few more CIVIL WAR details

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Just when you thought there wasn’t more to uncover about Captain America: Civil War, here comes Empire Magazine with this issue’s feature on the upcoming Marvel throw-down that looks to be their most jam-packed affair ever. Within its pages, the magazine unveiled another character, the up to this point unnamed player that Martin Freeman would […]

STAR WARS Episode VIII adds Del Toro, Dern, and Tran to its growing cast

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This morning is just chock-full of entertainment goodies. Now, we’ve got a quick teaser for Star Wars Episode VIII that’s just begun production: Along with the reveal that Benicio Del Toro (Sicario, Traffic), Laura Dern (Wild, Enlightened), and newcomer Kelly Tran will be joining the cast in undisclosed roles. Del Toro has been long rumored […]

Toy Fair 2016: Lego Star Wars, Marvel Civil War and Ghostbusters sets revealed

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Ah Toy Fair, a riot of plastic, wood, metal, resin and MAGIC! As usual, The Beat pounded the halls of the JAvits Center and beyodnd to bring you only the FRESHEST toys and playthings. The day started at 7 am with the Lego event. As that time of day there isn’t much to remember but […]

Hopes briefly flare for a new Darkwing Duck tv show, but are cruelly dashed

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  Coming in April from @JoeBooksCo. @Aaron_Sparrow @SilvaniArt & whatsizface. pic.twitter.com/ugBXIK3Xmm — Amy Mebberson (@amymebberson) January 18, 2016 Earlier this week Joe Books announced a new ongoing Darkwing Duck comic book, by Aaron Sparrow and James Silvani, thus righting one of the great comics kerfuffles of all times. But as this news was disseminated in […]

Weekend Webcomics: Floyd Norman’s Disney/George Lucas/Star Wars cartoons

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Floyd Norman is a legendary animator and cartoonist. His first big job was on Sleeping Beauty, and he’s gone on to work on any number of Disney movies since then, including a stint at Pixar and cartooning jobs everywhere. He’s also a pioneer as one of the first prominent African-American animators. He’s also one of […]

Rey Comes to A Star Wars Pinball Game Near You

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  Rey may not have made it onto Hasbro’s Boardwalk but next week she’ll be front and center as video game pinball developer Zen Studios releases a pair of new tables based on the mega blockbuster, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. First, the Force Awakens table sees Rey, the breakout character of the new Star Wars […]

Star Wars The Force Awakens: which character is going to have the most fanfic? [Spoilers]

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Okay gang you’ve all had a chance to see Star Wars The Force Awakens. I know some of you haven’t but the time has begun to discuss important things.

So if you’ve seen the movie, go after the jump.

If you haven’t here’s some pictures.