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Dark Horse and Nickelodeon to Produce More "Avatar," "Korra" Merchandise

by Ed Liuon February 21, 2014
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon are expanding their successful publishing partnership of comics based on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra to begin selling merchandise based on the two shows starting in May 2014. Among the merchandise being planned are limited-edition statues, figurines, busts, plush figures, drinking glasses, cups, coffee mugs, coaster […]
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USA Today Previews "Batman the Animated Series" and "Star Wars Rebels" Toys

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2014
In advance of Toy Fair 2014, USA Today has taken a look at upcoming toys set to be displayed for the press and toy buyers. The newspaper spoke with Bruce Timm and Paul Dini in conjunction with a new line of 6-inch action figures based on Batman the Animated Series coming from DC Collectibles in […]

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Everything is Awesome for "The LEGO Movie" with $69.11M Box Office in Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon February 10, 2014
Warner Bros. The LEGO Movie walled out all its competition at the box office in its debut weekend, with $69.11 million (estimated) in ticket sales. Its nearest competitor, Sony’s The Monuments Men starring George Clooney, came in a distant second in its debut weekend with $22.7 million (estimated) in sales. The opening is one of […]
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Review: "The LEGO Movie" - If You Build It, They Will Come

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
LEGO. Do I really need to say any more? The plastic interlocking building toy has been a favourite of generations of kids, winning awards and hearts in equal measure. Pretty much everyone alive today has fond memories of creative play with the stuff, myself included. So when I heard a big budget LEGO movie was […]

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PR: Get ready to geek out at the MCM Midlands Comic Con!

by Grant Whiteon February 5, 2014
MIDLANDS COMIC CON – INTERNATIONAL CENTRE, TELFORD – 15 FEB. Get ready to geek out at the MCM Midlands Comic Con! Sci-fi fans, movie buffs, comic collectors, anime enthusiasts and cosplayers will be flocking to Telford International Centre on 15 February for the MCM Midlands Comic Con, the first show in MCM Expo’s packed 2014 […]
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Forbes Magazine on "The LEGO Movie" Reviving Theatrical Warner Bros. Animation

by Ed Liuon January 29, 2014
Forbes contributor Scott Mendelson has taken a look at The LEGO Movie, noting how the positive buzz on the eve of its release across demographic quadrants could be a harbinger for a surprise hit and a revival of fortunes for Warner Bros’ theatrical animation division. Among other factors, the movie is getting strong buzz across […]

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PR: Ubisoft’s Wacky, Mischievous Rabbids Invade Nicktoons UK This February

by Grant Whiteon January 10, 2014
RABBIDS Chase from Nickelodeon UK on Vimeo. Watch Rabbids Invasion on Monday 3rd February at 4:30pm on Nicktoons London, 10th January 2014 – The crazy and mischievous Rabbids® will make their UK television debut in Nickelodeon’s CG-animated series Rabbids Invasion premiering Monday 3rd February at 4:30pm on Nicktoons. 26 half-hour episodes will follow the uncontrollable […]
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Peter O'Toole, Actor, 1932 - 2013

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2013
Veteran actor Peter O’Toole passed away on December 14, 2013, at the age of 81. Obituaries are not mentioning a specific cause of death, but his daughter Kate O’Toole has stated that her father had been ill for some time. O’Toole was best-known for his role as Col. T.E. Lawrence in David Lean’s Lawrence of […]

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Marvel Gets Huffy About Bikes

by Alex Beanon November 27, 2013
Marvel and Huffy are joining forces to produce tricycles, bicycles, scooters and accessories created around Marvel’s superhero characters. The collaboration between the two companies is timed to support upcoming films featuring Marvel-based characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man and characters in Guardians of the Galaxy. The new bikes, trikes, scooters and accessories are expected to […]
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PR: More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia

by Grant Whiteon November 13, 2013
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 23-24 NOV More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia, Britain’s biggest collectors’ event, both come to the NEC on 23-24 November and there’ll be a host of guests attending alongside all the comic creators, videogames and retailers. […]