Imperial Briefing Room” Captures Classic Moment from A New Hope Just in time to mark the 30th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest film and merchandising franchises, Hasbro Toys will reunite the commanders of the Galactic Empire’s most formidable weapon — and invite Star Wars fans everywhere to their meeting with the Star Wars: “Imperial Briefing Room” Previews Exclusive Action Figure Pack, the latest addition to a growing line of Previews Exclusive Star Wars toys offered by Diamond Comic Distributors.
Marking one of the biggest publishing events in Dark Horse Comics’ twenty-year history, Roald Dahl’s Gremlins will be released this year for the first time since the 1940s. In conjunction with the book’s reemergence and the debut of an all-new original Gremlins comic book, Dark Horse Deluxe will release several collectible vinyl and PVC figures.
Came across this step by step tutorial on how to make your own GL ring. The instructions are pretty specialized, and you would probably be better off if you had some jewelry experience, but it is awesome non-the-less. Click it here for the step by step. If you can’t make it yourself, why not contact the author directly and see if he would consider selling you his. via Instructables.com (link)
Beginning in late 2006, Hellboy fans will see their beloved hero like they’ve never seen him before. The Hellboy Animated line debuts with The Sword of Storms, a new animated version of Mike Mignola’s Hellboy, being produced by Starz Media and released on DVD by Starz Home Entertainment. Dark Horse Deluxe is joining the celebration with a variety of comics and toys, all scheduled to tie in with the DVD release of The Sword of Storms on February 6, 2007. Hellboy creator, Mike Mignola, chose character concept artist, Sean “Cheeks” Galloway to create a contemporary, stylized look for the Hellboy…
Video game luminaries join forces to bring Marvel’s iconic universe of Super Heroes exclusively to Windows Vista and Xbox 360 platforms Today at X06, Xbox’s annual official industry event in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft Game Studios announced further details around its eagerly awaited project based on the Marvel universe of Super Heroes. Microsoft and Marvel Entertainment confirmed that Cryptic Studios has been named the developer of “Marvel Universe Online,” the highly anticipated massively multiplayer online (MMO) video game exclusive to Xbox 360 and Windows Vista.
Gentle Giant Ltd. will be releasing Bustups of the Hellboy Animated series. These tiny little statues have amazing detail, and for only a couple of bucks (six to be exact) you can own them all. Series One will include: Hellboy in Kimono, Hellboy vs. Batgod, Fighting Hellboy, Lightning and Thunder with Build-a-figure Skeleton. Pieces of the Build-a-figure Skeleton will be included with the other figures. via Gentle Giant Ltd. (link)
Top Cow/Moore Statues Selling Fast! Top Cow Productions, Inc. in conjunction with CS Moore Studio is pleased to announce that all 500 units of the Aphrodite IX Statue Artist Proof edition have sold out from the manufacturer. The statue is a new Artist Proof of the incredibly popular original Aphrodite IX statue released several years ago. It features a brand new paint scheme, new base, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. The certificate will come with an original sketch by Marc Silvestri and will be signed by both Silvestri and the sculptor, Clayburn S. Moore.
TEMPE, Az. – For the unprecedented 30th line of Spawn action figures, McFarlane Toys is taking a departure from the Spawn line’s traditionally shadowy world and re-imagining it as a hyperkinetic, high-energy adventure in the tradition of the great Saturday morning cartoons. Eye-popping color, articulated, streamlined figures – many with interchangeable heads and hands – and a dynamic new storyline will bring fans a Spawn they may never have imagined.
I’m a big fan of stop motion animation; pose the figure, take a snap, adjust the figure, take a snap, and so on. Lego had a stop motion set about 7 years ago using Marvel’s Spider-Man characters, but that was quite pricey. Jazwares has released their own stop motion package called Marvel Heroes Ani-Movie. Aimed at kids this $59.99 package contains several backgrounds and four flat cardboard figures (Spider-Man, Hulk, Green Goblin, and Dr. Doom). Cardboard? Come on, gimme a break, this thing will last all of 20 minutes before Bobby and Susie get in a fight and rip the…
(Press Release) September 18, 2006, Hollywood, CA – Ancient and illuminated, the deck slowly scattered. What remained was eventually housed by the British Museum to lay under a thin film of dust, seen by thousands but discovered by only one, Frank Beddor, author of The Looking Glass Wars. After tracking down the full deck, Beddor was able to write his shocking exposé of the true story of Wonderland. But still, he remained haunted by the cards.