Tuesday, October 6, 2015

NYCC 2015: MTV's Schedule Featuring Teen Wolf and Shannara Chronicles

MTV today announced its New York Comic Con lineup for October 9 and 10, featuring the return of “Teen Wolf” and the highly-anticipated convention debut of the new epic Sci-Fi/Fantasy drama, “The Shannara Chronicles.”  Each can’t-miss panel will feature cast and producers from the shows and the debut of exclusive New York Comic Con trailers.  Additionally, both casts will be signing exclusive New York Comic Con collector’s edition items.  The network also released the first key art image for “The Shannara Chronicles” today.

NYCC 2015: Big Kev's Geek Stuff Announce Show Exclusives

Big Kev's Geek Stuff is a podcast that's been around for as long as I can remember. Instead of rumbling around yelling at the YouTubers to get off their lawn, they are constantly looking for ways to engage the public with creations dreamed up by independent artists, and New York Comic Con has been a showcase for such talent for many years now. 2015 is set to be another excellent showing with art by Rich Page, Taylored Curiosities, George Vega and Brandy Dixon.

Rich Page from Ume Toys (http://ume-toys.blogspot.com/) is again contributing an epic piece for this years convention.  Introducing Sofia Margherita, limited to ten slices only for $40 a piece!

Our second New York Comic Con Exclsuive this year is by 2015 DTA finalist is by Taylored Curiosities. Introducing 2 new limited edition Coralite sets that will be available at our booth alogn with several other collectibles by this amazing artist!

Monday, October 5, 2015

NYCC 2015: BOOM! Studios Announces Pre-Show Event, Talent, and Panels

Award-winning comic book publisher BOOM! Studios is pleased to announce a pre-show event, panels, exclusives, and list of talent for the 2015 New York Comic Con, which will take place at the Javits Center on Manhattan’s West Side during the weekend of October 8-11.

Anchoring the publisher’s presence at New York Comic-Con, BOOM! has partnered with several comics retailers for New York Comic Con exclusives and a pre-show signing event.

Midtown Comics will offer for purchase at its booth (#2036) a New York Comic Con exclusive cover by Jamie McKelvie (The Wicked + The Divine) to Simon Spurrier and Jeff Stokely’s The Spire #1, while Newbury Comics will offer for purchase at its booth (#2945) a New York Comic Con exclusive cover by Katy Farina (The Amazing World of Gumball) to The Amazing World of Gumball 2015 Grab Bag Special.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3 Premieres Tomorrow!

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." returns for an action-packed third season on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 at 9/8c on the ABC Television Network, with Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) and Agent Daisy Johnson (Chloe Bennet) leading the charge as S.H.I.E.L.D. searches the world for more powered people in the aftermath of their epic battle with Jiaying and her army of Inhumans. However, Coulson and the team soon find out that they are not the only group looking for these new Inhumans.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Diamond Select Toys Brings Panels, Exclusives & More to NYCC 2015

It’s almost October, and while many people’s thoughts have turned to dressing up for Halloween, some cosplayers have been aiming for a much closer date. On October 8th, New York Comic-Con kicks off at the Javits Center in New York City, and Diamond Select Toys will be there with their brand-new booth full of prototypes to show off! Plus, exclusive toys, panel presentations, free posters, signings and more!

Nickelodeon Reunites Cast of "All That" at NYCC 2015

“The Splat,” Nickelodeon’s brand-new destination for iconic ‘90s Nick content, will give New York Comic-Con attendees the reunion of the decade with a panel featuring major cast members from the trailblazing sketch comedy series, All That, on Saturday Oct. 10.  During the hour-long panel, Kel Mitchell, Danny Tamberelli, Josh Server and Lori Beth Denberg will share their most memorable moments from the hit series.

Upon entering the convention center, fans will be greeted by Nickelodeon’s booth, which is inspired by the creativity and imagination streaming from the Nickelodeon Animation Studio.  The booth’s bold collage design showcases series like Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Harvey Beaks, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hey Arnold, Rugrats, SpongeBob SquarePants and more.

Entertainment Earth's Guardians of the Galaxy 5-Pack For Die Hard Comic Fans

Does it mirror the ultra famous Hollywood adventure squad? NOPE! Does this 5 pack of action figure fury resemble the brand new cartoon series launched on Disney XD this past weekend? Not exactly! This mega exclusive 5 figure pack of the Guardians of the Galaxy is based on the comic book versions of Marvel's newest movie stars, and so we say they are for YOU, the ultra comic book fan who longs for a complete, all encompassing Mighty Marvel Plastic Universe. Entertainment Earth to the rescue!

Friday, September 25, 2015

The Star Wars Battlefront Beta is Coming October 8th

Get ready to be taken to a galaxy far, far away! Today, we are happy to reveal that the Star Wars™ Battlefront™ Beta will be available for PlayStation®4, Xbox One and on PC via Origin for players between October 8 and October 12. The Star Wars Battlefront Beta is a technical test and will give Rebels and Imperials alike just a small taste of the Star Wars™ battle fantasies you can expect to live out when the game launches on November 17.

"Superheroes in Gotham" at the New-York Historical Society

This fall, the New-York Historical Society will share the untold history of comic books, a cultural phenomenon born in 1930s New York City that has since taken the world by storm. On view October 9, 2015 through February 21, 2016, Superheroes in Gotham will focus on our culture’s most legendary superheroes – Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain America, Spider-Man and Iron Man – as well as more recent characters inspired by the contemporary city. Superheroes in Gotham also will consider the importance of New York as a creative force behind this uniquely American mythology.

October Toys Resurrects Skeleton Warriors Grimskull Action Figure

Independent toy creators George and Ayleen Gaspar have launched a crowdfunding campaign to resurrect one of the most popular Skeleton Warriors characters, Grimskull, in action figure form. They have set out to raise $50,000 on Kickstarter to produce a fully articulated, highly detailed 1/18th scale action figure.

George and Ayleen, owners of October Toys, have been working with the creators of Skeleton Warriors, Goddard Film Group, LLC, to design updated toys for collectors and fans of the property. Drawing inspiration from a variety of source material and concept artwork, these new figures are made for modern action figure fans with both aesthetics and playability in mind.