Big Blue starts anew, senior citizens in skin tight leather, Major Spoilers Theme Song, free swag in the bag, and more comics than you can reasonably shake a stick at! Plus: Matthew, Matthew, Matthew, and some crap from those other guys, Stan andâ€¦ umâ€¦ Reynaldo, or something. All this and much, much more, as the Major Spoilers podcast hits 37â€¦ in a row!? This episode is sponsored in part by the Mid-Ohio-Con (www.midohiocon.com) [podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/majorspoilers/majorspoilers_37.mp3[/podcast] Direct Download Subscribe via iTunes RSS Feed Podcast Alley Show Notes after the Jump!
I suppose if Minimate Alfred is too busy mending Batman’s wounds, and needs to whip up a specialty cake for the Dark Knight’s birthday he could get Ace of Cakes founder Chef Duff Goldman to help out…if only there were a Minimate for that… Exclusively available through Charm City Cakes, this limited Minimate includes a wide array of cake-making accessories including two of the shop’s signature cakes, a drill-powered mixer, a chainsaw, wooden spoon, spatula, guitar and flame-thrower!Â Also included is an alternate baseball cap to recreate another Duff Goldman look! Bwa? Okay… via Diamond Select Toys
Electric Tiki released a tooned up version of the vampire slayer last year at the San Diego Comic Con.Â The company is back again with three more maquettes that include End of Days Buffy, Glory, and Dark Willow.Â Take the jump for a look at these beauties.
Image Comics has announced Tori Amos will appear at the San Diego Comic-Con to promote her anthology Comic Book Tattoo. Amos’ Comic Con plans begin with LIVE FROM COMIC-CON, TORI AMOS & COMIC BOOK TATTOO, hosted by comics and music critic Douglas Wolk, on Saturday, July 26 from 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.Â The signing will be held the same day at 2PM. Fans wishing to meet the acclaimed songwriter can receive tickets to her signing, limited to two hundred fans, by purchasing a copy of COMIC BOOK TATTOO at the Image Comics booth (#2729).Â Tickets will be made available
Ohio State University has a new Jeff Smith exhibit going on that features Jeff’s work for the college newspaper.Â The strips, called Thorn, is being collected into a tome that has been signed by Jeff. If you want all things Smith, you better hurry; the collection is limited to 500 signed copies, and with a $25 cover price, will go fast.Â If you want your Jeff Smith: Before Bone collection, head over to the Cartoon Research Library before they are all gone. via Boneville
Diamond Select Toys has announced the third wave of Stargate Atlantis figures will be based on the third and fourth season of the popular Sci-Fi Channel show. The core release will include Dr. Samantha Carter and Dr. Jennifer Keller as they appeared in the showâ€™s fourth season, a hulking and imposing Wraith Drone, the limited Garrison Uniform Sheppard in his on-base black uniform and the Previews Exclusive warrior, Ronon Dex. Also included in each case will be a special edition case-topper figure featuring a new version of a Stargate legend â€“ General Jack Oâ€™Neill in his blue garrison uniform! This