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Humble Comics Bundle – Judge Dredd

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Humble Bundle has partnered with IDW and AD 2000, and is offering a Judge Dredd Humble Comics Bundle. With this bundle, you can get up to $224 worth of digital Judge Dredd comics, including great stories such as Mega City Zero, Blessed Earth, and Dredd: Urban Warfare, which takes place in the same continuity as the awesome Dredd movie.

If you’re curious what Humble Bundle is, it’s a service that offers sale bundles, for things like comics, video games, books, etc., that are only available for a limited time, usually a week or so. These bundles typically offer the products at extreme discounts, and in various value tiers, with more products available as more money is offered. In the case of this bundle, $15 nets you everything the bundle offers, although you can give more or less as you wish, and even just a dollar is enough for the first tier. Additionally, the money is split between Humble Bundle, the publishers, and a featured charity or charities. And, the buyer can choose how their contribution is divided, and can even pick from a list of other charities to donate to, instead of the featured charity.


LEGO Black Powder Red Earth

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

You never see it as an official LEGO set, but YouTube channel Brick Dictator created a stop motion based on the graphic novel series of the same name.

Rogue Trooper Redux Now Available

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The remastered Rogue Trooper video game is now available for all major consoles, as well as on PC digital distribution channels.

Rogue Trooper, one of 2000 AD’s lesser-known properties opposite the widely-recognized Judge Dredd, stars Rogue, a blue-skinned ‘Genetic Infantry’ super soldier who fights on the poisoned, war-torn world of Nu Earth. Along with him are three of his fellow GIs: Gunnar, Bagman, and Helm – stuck in the form of biochips pulled from their bodies at the time of their death, they occupy Rogue’s rifle, backpack, and helmet, respectively, and provide him with support as Rogue hunts down the Traitor General who’s actions led to the death of most of the Genetic Infantrymen.


Today Is Free Comic Book Day 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017


Just a reminder that today is Free Comic Book Day! Head on over to your favorite local comic shop and pick up some free comics. Most places have a limit on how many you can have; my local shop said 3, but hey, free is free, right?

Batman Bat-Signal Prop Replica

Sunday, February 26th, 2017


DC has released a desk-sized bat-signal that actually lights up and comes with 3 indvidual bat logos: Dark Knight Trilogy, modern Batman, and classic Batman. Ideally, it would be used to summon Tiny Batman, however it can also function as a (stylized) desk lamp.

Made of metal, ABS, and polyresin, measures 12.75″ x 9″ x 8″.


3A Toys – Apocalypse War Judge Dredd 1/6 Scale Figurine

Saturday, February 18th, 2017


In commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of 2000 AD, 3A Toys and 2000 AD have partnered up to produce a Special Edition 1/6 scale Judge Dredd figurine based on the Apocalypse War storyline. As appropriate for his portrayal in the storyline, the Judge Dredd figurine comes complete with a RAD Cloak with Hood, Daystick, Lawgiver Mk1 w/ removable magazine, and Stub Gun.

The figure stands 12.3″ tall, with 29 points of articulation, and features 2 interchangeable faces and 4 sets of hands. Currently available for pre-order with a projected shipping date 4th Quarter 2017.


“World of Tanks: Roll Out!” Comic Book Issue #2 Now Available

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016


November 2, 2016 — Wargaming and Dark Horse deliver the highly anticipated second issue of the World of Tanks: Roll Out comic book, available digitally at Dark Horse Digital and in comic book stores in North America, Australia, Western and Eastern Europe today. Exclusively in printed copies of issue #2, is a code for the special Open Fire bundle loaded with in-game items for World of Tanks on console.

The next in the series of storyline inspired hero tanks arrives with the Sherman Firefly Boilermaker. Exploding from the pages of the comic book, Boilermaker is now available to purchase for World of Tanks on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

The action escalates in the next installment of Wargaming’s intense tank combat saga. Garth Ennis (Preacher, War Stories) and illustrator Carlos Ezquerra (Judge Dredd, War Stories Vol. 2) once again take readers back to the battlefield as the British tank crew makes an alarming discovery that could turn the tables on the German Panthers that hunt them. Meanwhile, the German Panther division suffers heavy losses and must reunite with their battalion, only to face a new challenge.

Available in the Premium Shop are a series of bundles featuring the comic book’s iconic Sherman Firefly, Boilermaker. Packing a mighty 17 PDR gun, Boilermaker comes with an authentic WWII camo and unique decals that act as spaced armor. Rounding out this impressive package is the inclusion of tank Commander James White who possesses the Last Stand skill. As an added bonus and available only to those who purchase the comic physically, is a code for the Open Fire bundle bringing a platform specific T1 tank and a full load of in-game content like garage slots, fully trained crews and more!

World of Tanks (PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and Mobile) is the first free-to-play massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. With hundreds of vehicles from a variety of countries at your disposal, the path to victory is achieved through team work, strategy and expert combat skill.


If I Were Batman, This Is How I Would Roll

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Trailer

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

A 60’s Batman animation, complete with Adam West and Burt Ward reprising their roles as Batman and Robin, respectively. Genius!

Black Panther Warrior Pack

Friday, June 10th, 2016


As part of the massive line of ‘Civil War’ toys and memorabilia, Hasbro released the Black Panther Warrior Pack, a costume set which consists of a Black Panther mask and gloves. We’ve played with them a bit, and although the set make you look pretty darn cool (as one of the Three Amigos as pictured below will show you), it doesn’t allow you to effortless fight with sweet acrobatic moves, nor do the gloves make large gashes in nigh-indestructible metals.


You can pick it up from several retailers and online stores, including Toys-R-Us.


Frazetta and RMJ Tactical – Death Dealer Battle Axe

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Artist Frank Frazetta created an iconic image in “Death Dealer” a mounted, axe wielding berserker, set on destruction. So iconic that the US Army’s III Corps adopted the image as its mascot back in the 80s. RMJ Tactical is now poised to release a life size version of Death Dealer’s famous axe.

Coming soon!

Black Powder \\ Red Earth Goes Airborne Ranger

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016


BPRE Head Honcho Jon Chang sent along this gif, a tribute to the classic 1987 game Airborne Ranger, developed by MicroProse for the PC and Commodore 64.

If you’re interested in picking up the BPRE graphic novels and related apparel, you can pick it up at www.blackpowderredearth.com.

Black Powder \\ Red Earth Season 2 Complete Now Available

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Black Powder Red Earth

Just like the title says, the Amazon Best Seller ‘Black Powder \\ Red Earth’ Season 2 is now available in its complete edition. The Complete edition features over 250 pages of content in one continuous volume.


The Walking Dead: The Alien

Friday, April 22nd, 2016


Panel Syndicate is offering an exclusive digital ‘The Walking Dead’ comic through a pay-what-you-want model. You can get a copy at the link below:


Black Powder Red Earth – Limited Number Of Signed BPRE Sets

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015


Echelon is offering a limited number of signed BPRE sets for $84 shipped in the US (overseas shipping is an option, but it’ll also be rough on the books). Josh Taylor, the series illustrator, signed 10 complete sets of the BPRE books (volumes 1-7). Each order ships with a free sticker set and another random goodie from the “sold out” bin, which is the the out of print BPRE patch stash that Echelon still maintains. With book 8 due in a few weeks, this collection makes for a timely gift.

If you’re interested, send an email to info@echelon-software.com to purchase and they’ll send you a PP invoice and ship USPS priority.


The Sheriff Of Babylon

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015


It’s Wednesday, so that means new comics, and that includes this new series ‘The Sheriff of Babylon’. It’s co-created by Mitch Gerads, co-creator of The ACTIVITY, a comic which details the actions of the Intelligence Support Activity. It’s a pretty good read, so pick up an issue if you can.

SDCC 2015 – Dark Horse Comics – Black Ops III Comic

Monday, July 13th, 2015


Dark Horse is doing a Black Ops III prequel comic.


They were giving away a free preview at the show. It’s pretty interesting: the special operatives talk in a weird future slang, and new yen is a currency (Shadowrun, much?). I’m curious to see how the full comic pans out when it gets released later this year.


Free Comic Book Day 2015

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

This is a reminder that today is Free Comic Book day. Free Comic Book Day is an event that is held on the first Saturday of every May, where participating stores offer a variety of free comic books provided by all the major publishers.

Rogue Trooper Classics

Thursday, April 9th, 2015


Rogue Trooper is one of my absolute favorite 2000 AD series, and thanks to IDW Publishing some of the earliest Rogue Trooper stories are now collected in trade paperback format, in glorious full-color.


Bongo Comics – McBane #1

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014


Today at the comic book store, we picked up the first issue of McBane, a new comic based around the action hero parody McBane from The Simpsons. Now, in addition to the comic, you also get this awesome movie poster for ‘Have Bodybag, Will Travel’, the latest McBane flick.


What’s really unique about this issue is the comic is also the poster:


Makes it a bit hard to read, but it’s also really cool. In all honesty, though, I’m hoping this stays a one-off kinda thing, and it doesn’t become a trend.



Monday, July 28th, 2014

This video combines two of my favorite entertainment forces, Batman and Dethklok, into a fusion of metal and vigilantism. Fair warning, it’s a bit weird.

Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer 2

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy drops August 1st, 2014.


Saturday, May 3rd, 2014


If you’re not aware, today is Free Comic Book Day! Go to your local comic book shop to take advantage of this awesome offer. As you can see, we really cleaned up.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past – Opening Fight Scene

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

This scene from the upcoming X-Men sequel shows the remaining mutant resistance fighting off the upgraded Sentinels of the future. This scene alone gives me higher hopes for this movie.

X-Men: Days of Future Past drops May 23rd, 2014.

Batman: Strange Days

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Batman: Strange Days is a short produced by Bruce Timm celebrating Batman’s 75th anniversary. It’s a blend of Golden Age Batman with Hugo Strange and one of his monster men, mixed with the iconic “Timmverse” art style featured in the DC Animated Universe.