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Loot Crate – February ’16 Theme!

26 Jan

Loot Crate

One of my favourite TV shows returns for the second-half of its’ sixth season on Sunday, February 14!  Which makes Loot Crate‘s February crate all the more poignant…

Grab your gear and load up on chimichangas -- the DEAD (crate) arrives this February! Every month, Loot Crate brings you a box full of geeky goodness for less than $20 and this month we’re celebrating the release of the Deadpool feature film and the return of The Walking Dead with five EXCLUSIVE items including a T-Shirt, figures and more!

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There will be a T-shirt and TWO figures this month!  Nice!  Loot Crate is $13.95 US/month plus S&H (and even less with a longer-term subscription plan)!

 

4-Colour Forward: Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Dec. 9/15

7 Dec

Time for another go checking out what’s new in your local comic shop this Wednesday, December 9/15!  To see the complete list from PREVIEWSworld, click here!


 

The Massive: Ninth Wave #1 – Dark Horse – $3.99

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In the pages of The Massive, Ninth Wave was struggling to repair a broken world. But before that, they were the preeminent global environmental-rescue unit, taking on criminals, polluters, politicians, and rogue states. The Massive: Ninth Wave tells these stories in a stylish, high-action, done-in-one format, reuniting the entire creative team from the original series.

Check out a 6-page preview here!


 

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1 (of 6) – DC Comics – $3.99

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DC Comics and IDW team up for the crossover you never saw coming as two of the greatest entertainment icons meet for the first time! In Gotham City, a series of deadly raids leads Batman to believe he’s up against a group of highly trained ninjas known as the Foot Clan! Somehow, they’ve crossed over to another dimension and are determined to take advantage of the situation while looking to get back home. But they haven’t come alone: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are hot on their trail. Get ready for excitement as heroes and villains from both worlds clash and team up in an epic battle that threatens the very fabric of reality!

Written by James Tynion IV with art by Freddie Williams!


 

The Dark Knight III: Master Race #1 (of 8) Collector’s Edition HC – DC Comics – $12.99

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This oversized hardcover collects both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #1 at the same size!

Now you can read the “Atom” story full-size!  Ironic, no?  Yes?


 

Detective Comics #47 – DC Comics – $3.99

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LOCKED UP! In Robin War” part 3, the GCPD cracks down on the Robins, Batman must choose sides-and the mysterious Court of Owls stands behind it all pulling the strings!

“Robin Wars” #1 began this crossover, with “Grayson” #15 as part 2, “Detective Comics” part 3.  “Gotham Academy” #13 and “Red Hood/Arsenal” #7 are also tied in to the overall story.


 

Harley Quinn HC Vol. 3: Kiss Kiss Bang Stab – DC Comics – $24.99

Harley was certain she could have it all. She could be the world’s best landlord, protect Coney Island from the scum of the Earth, woo Mason Macabre, work her day job as a psychiatrist, volunteer at the puppy shelter…but that’s a lot of spinning plates, and eventually they’re bound to start breaking! What happens when a psychopath cracks up? Is it possible for Harley to go even more insane?! Don’t miss this big helping of Harley from HARLEY QUINN #14-16, ANNUAL #1, VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL #1, and HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1!

The trade paperback for Vol. 2, “Power Outage”, is also out at $16.99!


 

Back to the Future #3 – IDW – $3.99

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WEDDING BELLS AND CROSSED TIMELINES! Marty McFly’s parents were destined to marry-whether he went back in time or not-but without his intervention, did the wedding cake taste as sweet? Plus, Doc and Marty weren’t the only pilots the DeLorean ever had. Biff Tannen took a trip, too-and 1955 wasn’t his only destination!

The first issue is also re-released with a second printing this week!


 

Mickey & Donald Christmas Parade #1 – IDW – $5.99

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It’s a ho-ho-humongous collection of Disney Yuletide tales! Mickey and Uncle Scrooge battle Pegleg Pete and the Beagle Boys in “The Christmas Caper!” Then Daisy, Donald and Gladstone have a not-so-jolly holiday in “Christmas Clubbing”-and Super Goof returns for spacescape shenanigans in “Interstellar Santa!”

IDW continues the tradition of the Walt Disney Christmas Parade annual collections!  Also out this week, “Mickey Mouse” #7!


 

The Walking Dead #149 – Image – $2.99

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The devil on your shoulder.


 

We Stand on Guard #6 (of 6) – Image – $2.99

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The smash-hit miniseries reaches its epic FINAL ISSUE with explosive battles and shocking revelations… but how will things end for the Great White North?


 

Gwenpool Special #1 – Marvel – $5.99

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•  AN ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT MARVEL HOLIDAY SPECIAL!
•  She-Hulk throws a holiday party and invites the entire Marvel U!
•  Deadpool teams up with both Hawkeyes – Kate and Clint – to…stop a pickpocket?!
•  Ms. Marvel takes on her most dangerous threat yet: the holiday blues!
•  And then there’s the reason for the season(al special): GWENPOOL!
•  Yup, you read that right – Gwen. Pool. C’mon, you know you’re curious.

Click here for a 6-page preview!


Hawkeye HC Vol. 2 – Marvel – $34.99

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Matt Fraction and David Aja’s Eisner Award-winning reinvention of the arrowed Avenger concludes! Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York and Clint Barton – but she can’t escape trouble, because Madame Masque is hanging out poolside! As Kate helps a reclusive artist find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean tries to kill her again. Meanwhile, back in New York, Hawkeye is reeling from recent events. And just when Clint’s rock bottom couldn’t arrive fast enough, his brother shows up. After a lifetime of bad decisions, Clint and Barney Barton realize they’ll have to save one another – if they don’t kill each other first. And when Clown and the Tracksuit Draculas lay siege to their building, it doesn’t go well! Read this book, bro! Collecting HAWKEYE (2012) #12-22 and ANNUAL #1.


 

Scarlet Witch #1 – Marvel – $3.99

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Witchcraft is broken – and the SCARLET WITCH is on a journey across the globe to fix it. From the back alleys of Manhattan, to the serene Greek Isles, to the bustling streets of Hong Kong, Wanda will have to face down her foes and find out who her true friends are. But as Wanda solves magical crimes and pieces witchcraft back together, the most important question remains: Who is the mastermind that broke it in the first place? Written by Eisner Award winner JAMES ROBINSON, with covers by Eisner Award winner DAVID AJA with the first issue drawn by fan-favorite VANESA DEL REY!

Click here for a 6-page preview!


 

Secret Wars #8 (of 9) – Marvel – $3.99

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Chartbusting creators Jonathan Hickman and Esad Ribic march toward the end of their grand saga as the final battle against God Doom rages on! Battleworld teeters on the brink. The Shield has fallen. Armies march on Doomstadt. As Battleworld gives way to a new Marvel Universe…no one will come out the other side unscathed, if they come out at all. Who lives? Who dies? Find out when the penultimate chapter!

A 3-page preview awaits you – click here!


 

Star Wars Annual #1 – Marvel – $4.99

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•  Galactic espionage hits the Empire – hard!
•  Haarkon Dak has been undercover in the Imperial bureaucracy for years…
•  …but now, he’s the only chance to save Rebel sympathetic senators!

This is the 6-page preview you’ve been looking for.


Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #16 – Titan – $3.99

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It’s the 2015 Doctor Who Holiday Special! When a mysterious Christmas card materializes on the TARDIS console, Clara and the Doctor are pulled into an interdimensional adventure of astoundingly festive proportions! Packed with impossible sights and nigh-insurmountable stakes, this special issue also contains puzzles and games woven into the story!


 

Escape From New York TP Vol. 1 – Boom! – $14.99

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Snake Plissken is back! Picking up right at the end of the cult classic film, Snake heads south to get away from it all, but trouble follows him to Florida where a militant family leads an attempted secession from the rest of the U.S.! Collects issues #1-4.


Rachel Rising #38 – Abstract Studios – $3.99

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Rachel and Zoe have teamed up with Lilith to find and catch Malus. They soon discover that finding the elusive demon is one thing, catching him is another. The gloves come off in this new, hair-raising issue of America’s favorite horror comic!


Street Fighter Unlimited #1 – Udon Entertainment – $3.99

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Street Fighter monthly comics are back! Gearing up for the release of Street Fighter V in 2016, UDON launches an all-new monthly comic book series that will pack in more adrenaline, more battles, and more characters than ever before! A new era for the undisputed king of fighting games begins here!

Click here for a 10-page preview!


 

We Can Never Go Home TP Vol. 1 – Black Mask – $9.99

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The story of two teenagers, a mixtape, a stolen car, a fully loaded .45, strange abilities, dead drug dealers, and their money. A dark and modern story about getting lost and finding yourself on the backroads of America. Collecting We Can Never Go Home #1-5.


Dorbz Ridez: 1966 Batmobile Vinyl Figure – Funko – $29.99

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Atomic batteries to power, turbines to speed! To the Batmobile – with this stylized vinyl recreation of the world-famous vehicle, which comes complete with a 3″ tall 1966 Batman Dorbz-styled vinyl figure.


Pop! Saved By the Bell Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99 each

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Class is back in session at Bayside High School with these 3-3/4″ tall stylized vinyl figures of Zack, Kelly, A.C., Lisa, Jessie and Screech.


Pop! Bob’s Burgers Vinyl Figures – Funko – $10.99 each

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It’ll be just like dining on Ocean Avenue every day when you welcome these 3-3/4″ tall stylized vinyl figures of Bob, Linda, Tina, Gene and Louise into your home.


What will you be getting this week?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horror Block – November 2015 Brand Reveals!

9 Nov

Let’s have a look at what Nerd Block is stuffing in their November Horror Block!  Oh, hell no…..

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We’ve worked with David Hasselhoff to bring Horror Block subscribers something truly unforgettable this November: an exclusive SHARKNADO 3: OH HELL NO collectible!

If that’s a little too “new school” for some, our officially licensed item from The Twilight Zone will freak you out! It’s something you can ask a lot of questions, but if it starts answering, we won’t be held responsible!

We’ve also got an exclusive The Walking Dead item for subscribers, and with this season of the hit AMC show heating up, it could make you remember a more, well, less intense but still fairly messed up time.

There’s never been a better time to subscribe!

And remember, all Horror Block subscribers are automatically entered to win Beast Block, and here’s what’s up for grabs this month!

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One lucky Horror Block subscriber will have the chance to win this month’s Beast Block that includes:

  • SDCC Exclusive Resident Evil Cerberus Zombie Dog Statue
  • The Resident Evil Collection Blu-Ray
  • Playstation 4 Console
  • The Walking Dead Season 1 PS4 Game
  • The Walking Dead Season 2 PS4 Game
  • Until Dawn PS4 Game

Don’t miss your chance to win, subscribe to Horror Block today!

Horror Block is $19.99 U.S. plus shipping and handling per month, less for longer-term subscription plans!

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Blocks begin shipping November 25, so there’s not much time left to get in on this one!

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“The Walking Dead” #148 Preview!

7 Nov

So this is coming out in your local comic shop and on Comixology Wednesday November 11:

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And just to get us wondering, we get a glimpse as to what we can expect:

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Leading up to the big 150th issue smackdown, one can only guess as to what’s transpired here!

THE WALKING DEAD #148
STORY: ROBERT KIRKMAN
ART: CHARLIE ADLARD, STEFANO GAUDIANO, & CLIFF RATHBURN
COVER: CHARLIE ADLARD & DAVE STEWART

NOVEMBER 11
32 PAGES
B&W
Mature
$2.99

No Turning Back.

4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Oct. 7/15

5 Oct

Lock your doors, draw the drapes and hide away your bank security box keys! It’s the column giving you the highlights with what’s coming out in your local comic book stores on Wednesday, October 7/15!  To give the list your personal once-over, click here!

—– Ei8gt TP Vol. 1 – Dark Horse – $17.99 —–

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I haven’t read the monthlies, but can say anything involving Rafael Albuquerque is worth checking out!  This collects the first five issues of the series!

—– Lara Croft: Frozen Omen #1 (of 5) – Dark Horse – $3.99 —–

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Those of you subscribing to Comic Block will be getting a copy of this issue – with a Comic Block exclusive variant cover – so keep that in mind when getting your books this week!

—– Batman and Robin Eternal #1 – DC – $3.99 —–

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The last Batman weekly, Batman Eternal, was a hit for DC, so it makes sense to start up a new one!  Here’s how DC describes what this series is about:

Five years ago, Batman and Robin worked the most disturbing case of their crimefighting careers-bringing down the organization of the ultimate human trafficker, the mysterious woman known only as Mother. At the time, Dick Grayson never quite understood the scope of that case, but now its darkest secrets are coming back to haunt him and everyone else who ever worked with Batman! With  Bruce Wayne now lost to them, Dick and all his allies are out in the cold! Who can they trust? Is someone among them not who they say they are? And who is the deadly, silent young woman in black who’s come to Gotham City looking for Batman?

James Tynion IV and Scott Snyder are behind the writing so you know you’re in good hands!  Tony S. Daniel draws the first issue (and will rotate with other artists)!

—– Convergence HC – DC – $29.99 —–

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When DC moved their head offices from New York to Burbank, California, they needed an ‘event’ to fill the publishing gap when they wouldn’t be putting out any books.  Hence, “Convergence” and the many mini-series that sprung from it!  Also available this week: “Convergence Zero Hour TP Book 1” and “Book 2”, both at $19.99 each!

—– Crisis on Infinite Earths Deluxe Edition HC – DC – $49.99 —–

The mini-series from the ’80s that changed what an “event” could be in the comics world gets the “deluxe edition” hard-cover treatment!  Available from Amazon.com for $27.49, but Amazon.ca doesn’t seem to recognize its’ existence just yet…

—– The Omega Men #5 – DC – $2.99 —–

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Continuing by popular demand!  Get it!  Get extra copies!  Hand them out to friends, strangers, co-workers, ANYONE!  Help get this book the sales it deserves!

—– The Walking Dead Compendium TP #3 – Image – $49.99 —–

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Very entertaining ending to Season 1 of “Fear the Walking Dead” Sunday night!  Now a new compendium of the original “Walking Dead” comic book series, collecting issues #97-144!  This basically gets you almost caught up with the current storyline!

—– Amazing Spider-Man #1 – Marvel – $5.99 —–

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“Secret Wars” isn’t over yet, but don’t let that discourage you from trying on this new series from Dan Slott and Giuseppe Camuncoli!

—– Avengers #0 – Marvel – $5.99 —–

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So you picked up “Avengers: Age of Ultron” on Blu-ray/DVD last Friday, and want more.  How about a zero issue that gets you in on the ground floor of “Earth’s Greatest Heroes”?

—– Darth Vader #10 – Marvel – $3.99 —–

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The Marvel “Star Wars” line has been amazing so far.  And it continues here!  Also look for “Darth Vader TP Vol. 1” collecting the first six issues, available this week for $19.99!

—– Doctor Strange #1 – Marvel – $4.99 —–

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Marvel has a “Doctor Strange” movie upcoming, so best to get a comic book series going!  Jason Aaron’s writing, and Chris Bachalo’s drawing, so it should be good!

—– Invincible Iron Man #1 – Marvel – $3.99 —–

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From the creators of “Ultimate Spider-Man”, Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez give Tony Stark a brand-new series!

—– Secret Wars #6 (of 8) – Marvel – $3.99 —–

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Yeah, it’s a little behind schedule.

—– Star Wars #10 – Marvel – $3.99 —–

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Jason Aaron and Stuart Immonen continue the madness that is “Star Wars”!  Also available this week, “Star Wars TP Vol. 1: Skywalker Strikes”, collecting the first six issues for $19.99!  And don’t forget “Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Shattered Empire” #2!  Plus, the fifth and final issue of the “Star Wars: Lando” mini-series!

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor: Year 2 #1 – Titan – $3.99

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Simon Spurrier and Rob Williams handle the writing duties for this second year of adventures with the 11th Doctor!

—– Grumpy Cat #1 (of 3) – Dynamite – $3.99 —–

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Oh dear.  “The World’s Grumpiest Cat” got his own comic book now.  When memes aren’t enough…

—– Heroes: Vengeance #1 (of 5) – Titan – $3.99 —–

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Yeah, they’re shooting scenes for an episode in my hometown.  Just the same, I enjoyed the original “Heroes” TV series, and the “Heroes Reborn” reboot has been pretty good.  This comic book series focuses on a different character every story arc!

—– Jughead #1 – Archie – $3.99 —–

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If this is even half as enjoyable as the rebooted “Archie” series has been, it’ll be great!  But with Chip Zdarsky writing this, I have nothing to worry about!

—– Rachel Rising TP Vol. 6: Secrets Kept – Abstract Studios – $16.99 —–

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If you haven’t been reading this, go and pick up the first five trades and get back to me!  Collects issues #31-36!

That’s a ton of good books coming out!  What are you picking up this week?

4-Colour Forward: New Comics and Collectibles for Wed. Sept. 9/15

7 Sep

Hope you had a great Labour Day (or Labor Day, depending on your country of origin) weekend!  If you have any money left, let’s see what you can be spending it on at your local comic shop this Wednesday, September 9!  To see the full list of goodies coming out, click here!

Batman #44 – DC Comics – $4.99

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A new issue of “Batman” is always cause for celebration, but this issue has special significance…writer Scott Snyder is joined this month by Jock, as they bring us the origin of Mr. Bloom!

Harley Quinn Road Trip Special #1 – DC Comics – $5.99

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Catwoman and Ivy join Harley for a cross-country road trip!

Saga TP Vol. 5 – Image – $14.99

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I’ve been reading “Saga” since the beginning (still have all the floppies!) and this series never fails to excite, to bring wonderment, to surprise, to disgust, and to do so many other things!  Definitely worth picking up if you’ve been following the series, and if you want to get your non-comics-reading friends into it, pick up the first trade for $9.99 and pass it along!

The Walking Dead #146 – Image – $2.99

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“A breaking point reached.”  Maggie none too happy with Rick, obvs.  This book continues to charge in new directions!

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9 – Marvel – $3.99

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The Dark Lord at a crossroads!  The second-biggest “Star Wars” book you’ll get this week!  What’s the biggest?

Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Star Wars: Shattered Empire #1 (of 4) – Marvel – $3.99

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Guaranteed…biggest book of the month!  Revealed for the first time in the new Star Wars canon, what happened after “Return of the Jedi”!  I’m watching the original trilogy on Blu-ray right now and can’t wait to read this!

Dorbz XL DC Heroes 6″ Vinyl Figures – Funko – $28 each

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“Batman” and “Robin” star in their own extra-large Dorbz!

Dorbz XL Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy Vinyl Figures – Funko – $28 each

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Not to be outdone, “Rocket Raccoon” and “Groot” are out with 6″ vinyls!  Did you catch the new “Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy” cartoon on Disney XD over the weekend?

Harley Quinn Nurse T-Shirt – Graphitti Designs – $18.95 (XXL +$2)

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Maybe Obama-care wasn’t a bad choice after all…?  With the art of Amanda Conner!

Pocket Pop! Horror 3pc Tin Gift Set – Funko – $16.99 each

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There are two tin sets; the first (shown above) consists of “Jason Voorhees”, “Freddy Krueger” and “Sam”!  The second has “Ghost Face”, “Chucky” and “Billy”!  You can also get keychain versions of Jason, Freddy, Ghost Face and Chucky for $5.99 each!

Pop! Movies: Sixteen Candles Vinyl Figures – $10.99 each

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Funko released “The Breakfast Club” vinyls a month or two ago, so obviously “Sixteen Candles” was on the way!  Get “Jake Ryan” (above), “Samantha Baker”, “Ted ‘The Geek'”, and “Long Duk Dong”!

ReAction – Arrow: Deathstroke Figure – $10.99

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“Deathstroke” is added to the CW’s “Arrow” ReAction series!

ReAction – Gremlins Figures – $10.99 each

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Don’t get these wet or feed them after midnight!  Your choice of “Gizmo” (the Christmas version shown above and a regular version), “Stripe” (Mogwai and Gremlin), “Bandit Gremlin”, “Billy Peltzer”, and “Cinema Gremlin”!

Vinyl Idolz – Say Anything: Lloyd Dobler Vinyl Figure – Funko – $19.99 

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You never know where John Cusack is gonna show up next.  Who would have thought it would be a vinyl figure from Funko?  Just in case you were wondering how accurate the vinyl figure is compared to the real thing:

Hmmmm….not bad!  Impressive, even!

Coming to video stores Tuesday, September 8:

Gotham: Season 1 – Warner Home Entertainment/DC Comics – $45.99 (Blu-Ray and Digital HD copy)

Gotham: The Complete 1st Season (With Bonus Content) (Only at Best Buy) (Blu-ray)

Four Blu-ray discs cover the first season of FOX’s “Gotham”, a series taking place in pre-“Batman” days.  Ben McKenzie plays “James Gordon”, opposite Donal Logue’s “Harvey Bullock”.  David Mazouz is the young “Bruce Wayne”, and Camren Bicondova “Selina Kyle”.  The breakout star of the show has to be Robin Lord Taylor as “Oswald Cobblepot”, otherwise known as “The Penguin”!  And not to forget, Jada Pinkett Smith as “Fish Mooney”!  Lots of great characters, the stories are a bit haphazard at times, but overall worth getting into.  Second season starts September 21/15!

So that’s what’s out this week!  Tell the world what you’re getting with a comment to the blog, and be back here next Sunday/Monday for a new 4-Colour Forward!

4-Colour Forward: New Comics Coming Out Wed. Aug. 5/15

3 Aug

Good day, and welcome to this week’s “4-Colour Forward”!  It’s a look at the big books and other goodies coming out to your local comic shop Wednesday, August 5!  Last week’s blog had over 70 views, and I thank you all for taking a look! 🙂  So let’s get on to the new stuff!  By the way, if you’d like the complete list, click this link for the PREVIEWSworld web site!

Justice League: Gods and Monsters – Wonder Woman – DC – $3.99

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There’s a Blu-ray version of DC’s “Justice League: Gods and Monsters” animated movie that comes with an adorable Wonder Woman action figure.  You can now use said action figure and re-enact scenes from this prequel to the movie!  Or maybe not.  Writers J. M. DeMatteis and Bruce Timm, along with artists Rick Leonardi and Dan Green, set things up before the actual series begins next week!

The Omega Men #3 – DC – $2.99

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I’ve read all the different incarnations of “The Omega Men” over the years…I really enjoyed writer Roger Slifer and artist Keith Giffen’s run back in the ’80s (during which Lobo – the REAL one – was created) and the series was very edgy for its time.  The DC You version is settling up its pieces and writer Tom King and artists Barnaby Bagenda and Jose Marzan are creating something wonderful here; I just hope readers give it a chance!

Berkeley Breathed’s “Academic Waltz and Other Profound Transgressions” – IDW – $39.99

If you follow Berkeley Breathed on Facebook you’ll know he’s brought back his amazing strip “Bloom County”, at least on his FB page.  Whether it’s for good, one can only hope!  In the meantime, enjoy this collection of pre-“Bloom County” archives, artwork, strips, political cartoons and more, including the first pre-“B.C.” appearances of characters like Steve Dallas!

We Stand On Guard #2 – Image – $2.99

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The first issue of this series was great, although a few Canadian-isms landed a bit flat.  Hopefully that was opening jitters and they’re out of writer Brian K. Vaughan’s system.  The art by Steve Skroce was top-notch.  Here’s what the press release has to say for this issue: “The futuristic conflict between the Canadian freedom fighters and their American occupiers takes a shocking turn!”

The Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #3 – Marvel $3.99

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Who can turn down a new Spidey book?  Oh look!  The black suit!  I’m in!  Writer Dan Slott and artist Adam Kubert continue the fun!

Civil War #2 – Marvel – $3.99

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Whose side ARE you on?  Writer Charles Soule and artist Leinil Francis Yu bring us part 2 of the Secret Wars tie-in!

Darth Vader #8 – Marvel – $3.99

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I bought the first issue with hesitation, believing Marvel was just out to make a buck.  Maybe they are, but damn this is a good book!  The Force is strong in writer Kieron Gillen and artist Salvador Larroca!

Here’s some other goodies out this week looking to take a bite out of your wallet!

Darth Vader & Friends 2016 Wall Calendar – Chronicle Books – $14.99

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From the author of “Darth Vader and Son” and “Vader’s Little Princess” comes this collection guaranteed to bring smiles all year long!

Risk: Game of Thrones Edition Board Game – USAopoly

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As per the press release:  “Featuring all of the houses you’ve come to love (and hate!) from the popular HBO series, it’s now in your hands to restore balance in the Kingdom and take your seat upon the Iron Throne!”  I’m still working on Season 1, but I would think a Risk-like board game makes sense and will likely be a hit!

Star Wars: Darth Vader Giant Pez – Burdette Beckmann Inc.

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I’m not sure what the ‘sound’ is that this dispenser makes, I’m thinking likely the breathing sound Darth makes.  No matter what, this is a killer addition to your Pez collection!

AMC’s The Walking Dead 2016 Engagement Calendar – Ronnie Sellers Production Inc. – $15.99

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This 16-month planner covers September 2015 to December 2016 and includes 70 full-colour photographs and full-week calendar spreads.  Some dates to keep in mind:  The first season of “Fear the Walking Dead” begins Sunday, August 23!  The sixth season of “The Walking Dead” begins Sunday, October 11!

Finally, here’s this week’s Funko Pop! releases!

Pocket Pop! Doctor Who Vinyl Figure Keychain – $5.99/ea

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The 10th, 11th and 12th Doctors can all be hanging from your keyring, but hopefully not all at the same time!  The smiling Adipose can also be had!

Pocket Pop! My Little Pony 3-Piece Tin Gift Set – $16.99

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Something for the kids – or Bronies – in your life, 1.5″-tall Celeste, Twilight Sparkle and Dr. Hooves come in a window box collector’s tin!

Pop! Peanuts Vinyl Figures – $10.99/ea

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Peanuts, Peanuts everywhere!  This year is the comic strip’s 65th anniversary, the CGI movie comes out in November, and the Pop! line comes out this week!  You have your pick of Charlie Brown, Linus Van Pelt, Lucy Van Pelt, Sally Brown, or Snoopy and Woodstock!

Also out:

American Horror Story – Twisty the Clown, Pepper, Elsa Mars & Ma Petite, and the Tattler Twins

Fallout – Brotherhood of Steel, Deathclaw, Ghoul, Lone Wanderer Femaie, Lone Wanderer Male, Super Mutant, and Vault Boy

Guardians of the Galaxy (2nd Series) – The Collector, Nebula, Ronan, and Yondu, and a 6″ scale Thanos figure

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Orphan Black – Alison Hendrix, Cosima Niehaus, Helena, Rachel Duncan, and Sarah Manning

Talladega Nights – Ricky Bobby, Cal Naughton Jr., and Jean Girard

Vikings – Ragnar Lothbrok, Lagertha, Rollo, Floki and The Seer

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Some great books and wonderful collectibles coming out this week!  What will you be adding to your shelves?