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PR: Guests, Games & Good Times: What's On at Midlands Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon February 11, 2013
MIDLANDS COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, TELFORD – 16 FEB. From the galaxy’s most baddass bounty hunter to two of the best new games to come out of Japan, this Saturday’s MCM Midlands Comic Con at Telford International Centre comes jam-packed with geeky goodness. Here are a few highlights: Star Wars fan favourite Boba Fett […]
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Review: "Trigun: Badlands Rumble" (UK Edition): Good Times in The Badlands

by Grant Whiteon February 11, 2013
Trigun is set on the planet Gunsmoke, a desert colony world styled after the American Wild West with a steampunk aesthetic, and follows the adventures of Vash the Stampede. Classified as the most dangerous of criminals for the incredible amount of damage he leaves in his wake, ‘The Humanoid Typhoon’ is actually a well-meaning blonde […]

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Manga Entertainment UK Licenses 'One Piece'

by Grant Whiteon February 8, 2013
Manga Entertainment UK have announced they have licensed the animated adaptation of One Piece for UK distribution. The first volume, containing the first 26 episodes, will be released 27th May 2013. Volumes will then follow every two months, with three further volumes currently slated for the rest of the year. One Piece has long been […]
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PR: Nickelodeon And Activision Sign Global, Multi-Year Deal To Produce 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'-Themed Video Games

by Grant Whiteon February 7, 2013
First of Three Game Titles Set to be Released This Summer New York,  7 February 2013 – Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI)  today announced a worldwide, multi-year deal to develop and publish video games inspired by the new CG-animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Under […]

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Review: "Berserk: The Golden Age Movie I – The Egg of the King (UK Edition)": Hail to the King

by Grant Whiteon January 25, 2013
The problem with animated adaptations of serialised manga is that the creators are attempting to adapt a series that may be years away from its conclusion. This isn’t a problem if you’re pretty much guaranteed to get enough episodes to cover everything, as is practically a rule with Shonen Jump adaptations, but it can cause […]
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PR: Actor Josh Duhamel To Host Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2013

by Grant Whiteon January 23, 2013
Star-Studded Slime Fest to hit UK screens on Sunday, 24th March at 5:30pm London, 23rd January 2013 – Kids’ Choice Awards slime recipient and Transformers actor, Josh Duhamel  (Transformers: Dark of the Moon, New Year’s Eve  and upcoming Safe Haven) will take the reins for the first time as host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards […]

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PR: Aardman Create Stunning CG World For The Staves Single

by Grant Whiteon January 22, 2013
BRISTOL, UK Monday 21st January – Aardman have collaborated with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to create a visually stunning music promo to accompany their latest single ‘Winter Trees’ from their debut album ‘Dead & Born & Grow’. Aardman directors Karni and Saul, wanted to create a beautifully emotive film that […]
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PR: Marvel Comics Releases Teaser Image for April 2013 Issue of Uncanny X-Men

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2013
The Future of Marvel NOW! Is REVOLUTION. Brian Michael Bendis. Frazer Irving. April 2013  To find a comic shop near you, visit www.comicshoplocator.com or call 1-888-comicbook.  Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured […]

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PR: Dark Horse Comics - Star Wars #1 Sells Out in 24 Hours

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2013
STAR WARS #1 SELLS OUT IN 24 HOURS! REPRINT WILL ARRIVE FEBRUARY 6! January 11, MILWAUKIE, OR—The critically acclaimed and highly anticipated Star Wars #1, written by Brian Wood, has officially sold out of its first printing and will be going for a second run next month! Set in the classic era with classic characters, this all-new Star Wars features artist Carlos […]
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PR: Dark Horse Comics Announces Four Pencil Variant Covers for Star Wars

by Grant Whiteon January 11, 2013
DARK HORSE ANNOUNCES A SERIES OF FOUR EXTREMELY LIMITED PENCIL VARIANTS FOR STAR WARSTM! JANUARY 11, MILWAUKIE, OR­–The year is off to a HUGE start, as this week saw the release of what is not only one of 2013’s most anticipated Star Wars comics, but also one of the most-talked-about comics launches of the year overall! To add to […]