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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

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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.

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

www.toysrus.com/buy/superheroes-heroines/marvel-avengers-civil-war-captain-america-warrior-pack-black-panther-b7071-83099966

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

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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

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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.

blackpowderredearth.com/graphic_novels

The Walking Dead: The Alien

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

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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:

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Black Powder Red Earth – Limited Number Of Signed BPRE Sets

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

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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.

blackpowderredearth.com

The Sheriff Of Babylon

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

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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

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Dark Horse is doing a Black Ops III prequel comic.

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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.

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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

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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.

www.idwpublishing.com

Bongo Comics – McBane #1

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

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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.

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

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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.

www.bongocomics.com

BATMETAL

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.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

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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.

Do You Want A Sequel To ‘DREDD’?

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

If you haven’t seen ‘DREDD’ yet, it’s a damn fine movie adaption of Judge Dredd (it’s on Netflix) and I highly recommend it. Karl Urban, who played the title character, made this video to remind the fans that they’re hard at work at getting a sequel made, and there’s a petition working towards that goal.

You can sign the petition here: 2000adonline.us5.list-manage.com

Judge Dredd Time-Lapse

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Have you seen the Judge Dredd reboot/remake film ‘Dredd’, yet? Well, this isn’t from that. It’s actually a time-lapse of some awesome, high-quality makeup that turns a model’s jaw into one closely representing Dredd’s jaw in the comics, since, y’know, that’s the only part of his face you’re ever supposed to see.

Roll Hard Comic Preview Special Deal

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

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DPx Gear is having a special deal. Purchase either a HEFT 4 Assault or HEST II Assault knife and add an author-signed preview copy of ‘Roll Hard’ to the order, and get both for just $99. That’s a potential savings of over 50% for the knife alone, plus a signed copy of a kick-ass graphic novel to boot.

www.dpxgear.com/shop/knives/roll-hard-comic-preview-special-deal.html

Thor: The Dark World – Trailer

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Survivorman Comic Book

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

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Les Stroud is getting his own comic book to be released this Fall, based on the Survivorman television show. ‘Survivorman: The Horn of Providence’, which involves Les ‘Survivorman’ Stroud chasing down a stolen artifact from American history, sounds a bit more Indiana Jones than the standard Survivorman affair. The story is being written by Dusty McGowen, with Brian Lucey and Matt Lesniewski on art, and is being published by Blue Water Comics.

Hat Tip: Comicbook.com

Z.E.R.T. Comics

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

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The official comic of the Zombie Eradication Response Team, created by Aaron Mauldin and written by Jesse Saunders, with art by Monty Borror. The series is available in both print and digital format, and if you happen to be in San Diego for Comic-Con, you can pick up a limited edition pencil cover variant of issue #2.

www.zertcomics.com/

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FUBAR Press Merchandise

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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FUBAR Press, the people behind the FUBAR series of zombie war comics, has their own store on Etsy. On it, you can currently buy a number of their zombie shooting targets.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/fubarmerchandise

The Cost Of Being Iron Man

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

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MoneySupermarket has released an updated infographic detailing the cost of being Iron Man in anticipation for the upcoming ‘Iron Man 3′. Taken into account is his expanded armory of suits, the cost to rebuild his home, his collection of cars, and his super computer. It all comes out to just north of 10 billion dollars; being a super hero just isn’t a poor man’s game, unless your Peter Parker, of course.

http://www.moneysupermarket.com/money/the-cost-of-being-iron-man-3-infographic/