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DC and Marvel Zoom Backgrounds in Your Daily LITG April 8th 2020

Yesterday saw the stories about DC and Marvel Zoom backgrounds dominate news coverage on Bleeding Cool. Courtesy of Boing Boing decided to link lots of people in our direction. News about some DC Comics projects being put on pause may need an update today. But the biggest news was probably Diamond's change of policy to […]

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Modern Family Finds It Hard to Say Goodbye in Series Finale Preview

After 11 seasons on the air, the Pritchett, Dunphy, and Tucker families are set to end their Modern Family run with a two-part series finale on ABC. It's not like fans didn't know it was coming, and yet there's still this feeling that it snuck up on them when they weren't looking. Like how Supernatural […]

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Blizzard Reveals More On Hearthstone's Demon Hunter Class

Blizzard has revealed more about the latest addition to Hearthstone in "Ashes Of Outland" with the introduction of the new Demon Hunter class. The new class is the first of its kind, in that it is the first new class to be added to the game since it originally launched. The story behind the character […]

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Bill Jemas Hiring Non-Fiction, Comic Book Journalists for a New Line

AWA, or Artists Writers and Artisans Inc, is a new well-funded comic book publisher operating out of New York City. Headed up by former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former Marvel EIC Axel Alonso, it's funded by James Murdoch. This month and last month would have been the big launch for their new titles, before […]

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Terminator: Michael Biehn Reprises Kyle Reese for COVID-19 PSA

Michael Biehn is the one major Terminator actor who never returned to the franchise since the 1984 original. He played Kyle Reese, a human sent from the future to protect Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton) from a cybernetic killing machine (Arnold Schwarzenegger). The video comes courtesy of Aaron Couch, who posted the actor's message online via […]

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Mobile Puzzler ZHED Is Coming To The Nintendo Switch

Indie developer Ground Control announced today that they will be bringing the hit mobile puzzler ZHED to the Nintendo Switch this month. If you haven't tried the game out on iOS or Android, it's actually a pretty simple puzzler title that can become super complex. The game is based on a simple mechanic where it […]

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A House Divided RPG Graphic Novel Published Today

A House Divided: The Accursed Inheritance of Henrietta Achilles is a brand-new graphic novel series by Haiko Hörnig and Marius Pawlitza, published today. The first of four volumes, it is intended to appeal to RPG fans and those who enjoy Lumberjanes and The Adventure Zone graphic novels. Writer Haiko Hörnig grew up in his parents' […]

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Disney Could See More Films Go To Disney+ Says Bob Iger

Disney could be changing its release practices going forward. Already we have seen them release the latest Pixar film Onward to digital and Disney+ way earlier than anyone would have expected. Soon to follow will be the big-budget adaptation of Artemis Fowl, which will go straight to Disney+ and not see release in theaters. Outgoing […]

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Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare & Warzone Launch Season Three

Activision will officially launch Season Three tomorrow for both Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call Of Duty: Modern Warzone with a number of updates. The major additions to this season so far are that we now have Quads in Warzone and Plunder, three new 6v6 multiplayer maps, two free new weapons, a couple of […]

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Diamond Comic Distributors Will Ship to Retailer Home Addresses

Bleeding Cool has repeatedly reported that Diamond Comic Distributors has shut its doors to new product during the current global situation. However that only applies to new product, and Diamond's warehouses are still open to retailers. Diamond recognises that circumstances for many stores have now changed and while UPS will not ship to non-essential business […]

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The Invisible Man Appears on Blu-ray on May 26th

The Invisible Man hits digital to own on May 12th, 4K Blu-ray, on May 26th. Blumhouse's successful reimagining of the classic Universal Monster was a box office hit before the Coronavirus pandemic forced theaters to shut down. In a surprising move, Universal released the film to rent on VOD streaming services less than a month […]

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Xbox Game Bar and its Evolution Detailed

Microsoft's Xbox Game Bar has continued to evolve ever since it hit the scene. Today, during the latest episode of Inside Xbox, additional details were offered about the changes it's gone through as of late. First of all, instead of having users Alt+Tab out of their games and apps while using the Xbox Game Bar, […]

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DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

Diamond Comic Distributors' note last week about not paying publishers caused a lot of concern in the comic book industry. It was the reason given to me more than any other, that some publishers asked their creators to cease working on certain comic books right now. Diamond already announced they had shuttered their doors, to […]

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Supernatural Showrunner Andrew Dabb Shares Tongue Tied Blooper Reel

Fans of The CW's Supernatural know all too well that production on the series' final season is on a production pause right now. As the long-running series waits to wrap up its run with the final seven episodes in the brutal war between "Chuck" (Rob Benedict) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean's (Jensen Ackles) "Anti-Chuck […]

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Konami Updates The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Tournament Schedule To August

Today Konami announced several new changes to the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game tournament schedule, which has been revised due to the coronavirus. According to their information, several tournaments have been postponed or canceled through the month of August 2020. That includes the Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship (WCS), originally August 22-23, which has been canceled. All Duel […]

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TokyoPop Put Titles on Hold Until June, Offer Free Digital Manga

Manga publisher TokyoPop has joined Kodansha and Yen Press in announcing a revived publishing schedule. They state that they will "delay the print release of our upcoming titles originally scheduled for release in April and May of 2020." However, they will be accelerating digital releases, outsourcing work to freelancers, and looking to resume printing and […]

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Battlestar Galactica and Xena Marathons Set for SYFY This Month

SYFY has something special lined up for Battlestar Galactica and Xena: Warrior Princess fans this month, as well as anyone looking to catch up on these beloved geek classics. Starting later this month, the network will be celebrating the pop culture impact of both series with marathons hosted by Tricia Helfer (Number Six, Battlestar Galactica) […]

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Sea of Thieves' Ships of Fortune Brings Treasure Chest of New Content

Sea of Thieves is welcoming another free monthly update, as announced via the latest episode of Inside Xbox. The Ships of Fortune DLC, as indicated by the presentation, will offer plenty of intriguing new additions to the game in terms of both new cosmetics like flags from trading companies, a series of new tasks, and […]

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All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

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LEGO DC: Shazam Magic and Monsters Hits Blu-ray June 16th

LEGO continues to pump out DC Comics animated films in partnership with Warner Bros. Entertainment. The latest one is called LEGO DC: Shazam Magic and Monsters. In the movie, the LEGO DC universe is introduced to Billy Batson, aka Shazam. He says the magic word, and he is turned into a superhero. The problem is […]

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Mondo Offering New Movie Themed Puzzles, Including Captain America

Mondo has put eight new movie-themed puzzles up for order. These puzzles are 1000 pieces, and there is something for everyone here. Captain America: The First Avenger, Die Hard, Home Alone, Jurassic Park, D&D, Gremlins, G.I. Joe, and The Iron Giant are featured. The puzzles feature the artwork of Francesco Francavilla, DKNG, 100% Soft, Jason […]

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Indie Group Les Friction Launches Comic Companion for Band's Music

Independent musical group Les Friction is turning their first two albums into a comic book series. The band announced plans to launch a Kickstarter for a comic book companion series to the records on Monday. Les Friction's self-titled debut, Les Friction, and follow-up Dark Matter are the band's first two, and only, albums to date. […]

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Netflix Chris Hemsworth Action Thriller Extraction Debuts Trailer

The trailer for Netflix thriller Extraction has finally debuted online. The Chris Hemsworth action vehicle debuts on the service this month, and they waited a long time to show off footage. That is also something Netflix will do from time to time, waiting as long as possible to show footage so they can build buzz […]

Obsidian Entertainment's Grounded is coming to Xbox Game Preview.

Grounded is Headed to Xbox Game Preview This July

Obsidian Entertainment announced during the most recent episode of Inside Xbox that it would be bringing its survival adventure title Grounded to Xbox Game Preview this summer. Starting this July, the game will be available via the service with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriptions and Steam Early Access purchases. Alongside the announcement, the game also […]

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Gotham High is Published by DC Comics Today in Print and Digitally

Today, DC Comics digitally published the original graphic novel Gotham High. It is available on the DC App, ComiXology and Kindle. DC has published a number of collections of previously available material digitally as well. Batman: Last Knight on Earth, Freedom Fighters: Rise of a Nation, Transmetropolitan Book Three and Wonder Woman Vol. 2: Love […]

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WWE RAW Review: An Irresistible Night of Returns and Debuts

The Monday Night RAW after WrestleMania is always a big deal for the WWE. We celebrate the victories of newly-crowned champions, and we also welcome new superstars to the show. Last year, we celebrated "Two Belts" Becky Lynch's win; this year, it's Drew McIntyre's Universal Championship win. Of course, we have to mention that this […]

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NieR Automata Become As Gods Edition & More Coming To Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is adding a swath of new titles to its service, with a wide variety of games to fit just about every taste. On the most recent episode of Inside Xbox, Microsoft went over some of the titles you can expect to see on the service, including the popular NieR: Automata Become As […]

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Action Lab Launches New Series Cut-Man on ComiXology This Week

For the second week in a row, Action Lab will be one of few comic book publishers to launch a new series during the industry-wide shutdown. Cut-Man is a digital-first series by Alexander Banks-Jongman and Robert Ahmad starting Wednesday. Creator Banks-Jongman describes the series as "an exploration of broken people, the search for truth and […]

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Superman & Lois Casts Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang

The CW's upcoming Arrowverse series Superman & Lois has found Clark Kent aka Superman (Tyler Hoechlin) a childhood friend, with Emmanuelle Chriqui (The Passage) cast as series regular Lana Lang. The hour-long drama stems from The Flash executive producer Todd Helbing, DC Universe architect Greg Berlanti, and Warner Bros. TV, and it set to go directly […]

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Sony Reveals The DualSense Controller For The PS5

Sony decided to drop some news out of the blue on everyone today with the introduction of the new DualSense Controller for the upcoming PS5 console. The company revealed the controller this afternoon on the PlayStation Blog, showing off the sleek new design that looks very different compared to other PlayStation controllers before it. While […]

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 The Marvel DC Comics Two In One in Daily LITG April 7th 2020

Yesterday saw the story about a Marvel DC Comics, a Marvel comic book with a DC Comics cover on eBay, dominate traffic. There was also plenty of discussion and interest in the Marvel and DC virtual backgrounds being offered for Zoom conferences. While we also learned what Diamond's current plans regarding publisher payments are, going […]

Rick Grimes faces the threat of CRM in The Walking Dead, courtesy of AMC.

The Walking Dead Teaser Connects CRM Dots Across TWD Universe

Fans of AMC's The Walking Dead have witnessed the shadow of the Civic Republic Military (CRM) grow across the entire Walking Dead landscape, and not in ways that painted them in positive lights. In the original series, they were the source of the mysterious black helicopters that ended up taking Rick (Andrew Lincoln) away after […]

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Facebook Gaming Has Launched Global Online Gaming Tournaments

Facebook Gaming has launched a new set of online gaming tournaments on their system, giving players a chance to fight each other globally. According to the developers, the system in place was originally designed as a tool to support live gaming events and tournaments. But with the coronavirus changing the way people are doing things […]

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Image Makes Four Staff Redundant as Editor Jumps From Valiant to Oni

Image Comics has made four of its staff members redundant. The publisher cited the effects of the current global situation, and the closure of comic shores, as well as Image Comics's own Portland offices. Newsarama identified two of the staff members. Graphic designer/production artist Carey Hall, you can check out her design work here. Then […]

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Stargirl Preview: Courtney Has Her Own Plan on How To Be A Superhero

The CW and DC Universe's live-action Stargirl is set to debut next month (May 18 on the streaming service, following day on the network), when Brec Bassinger's Courtney Whitmore begins her journey as the cosmic staff-wielding do-gooder while also inspiring the next generation of superheroes. That next generation includes modern takes on Doctor Mid-Nite, Hourman, […]

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Final Fantasy XIV Online Launches The Save The Queen Quest

Square Enix has launched a brand new quest series into Final Fantasy XIV Online, as you will begin a new adventure in order to "Save The Queen". The new quest comes with the latest patch update, which is 5.25, for you to download today. Aside from the usual array of patch fixes and eliminated bugs, […]

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First Page Of Alan Moore Gen 13 Script For DC Comics Revealed

Eight years ago, IDW editor Scott Dunbier talked about coming across an unfinished and unpublished Gen 13 script by Alan Moore. Dunbier was Alan Moore's editor-of-choice when at WildStorm. Gen-13 is the teen superhero team created by Jim Lee, Brandon Choi, and J. Scott Campbell for WildStorm. Dunbier shared with us that he was going […]

Christophe Waltz makes a deal in Most Dangerous Game, courtesy of Quibi.

Most Dangerous Game Review: Still Mediocre Even in Small Doses

Quibi has launched, and now we get to see if it will be a roaringly-successful game-changer to the streaming world or another attempt at "recreating the wheel" that fails. The latest version of The Most Dangerous Game is a flagship title. Richard Connell's 1924 short story might be the most filmed thriller of all time, […]

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Black Desert Mobile Receives New Additions Including Boss Rush Mode

Black Desert Mobile just got an awesome new update this week that had added a number of new features and modes to the mobile title. The three big additions that Pearl Abyss has added are a new boss mode, a PvP ranking system, and map to help you find your way around their mobile MMORPG. […]

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Von Allan Shortlisted for Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award

Ottawa comic book artist Von Allan is one of three artists shortlisted for the Peter Honeywell Mid-Career Artist Award by the Ottawa Arts Council. The Ottowa Arts Council established the award to recognize local artists of all disciplines in the professional stage of their careers. Fellow nominees for the award that we're going to call […]

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Chrissy's Court Review: Promising But Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

Having Chrissy Teigen serving as a judge on new reality-court series Chrissy's Court reads like a slam-dunk idea. Beloved opinion-haver Tiegen gets to judge various squabbles, just like The People's Court or Judge Judy but instead of small claims court, these disputes come from a number of different directions. A performer in a restaurant claims […]

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Overcooked 2: Gourmet Edition Arrives On Consoles Today

Team17 and Ghost Town Games announced today that Overcooked 2: Gourmet Edition has been released on PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One today. For the past year and a half, the development team has brought you one of the best action-packed multiplayer cooking games on the market. Giving you and three of your friends a […]

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Golden Apple Comics of Los Angeles Lays Golden Eggs Twice a Week

Golden Apple Comics of Los Angeles is one of many comic stores making their way during shutdown. As well as website store orders and eBay listings they also have mystery boxes. "I have a store full of great reads and we are hand packing a USPS medium flat rate box for you and shipping it […]

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The Masked Singer Season 3 The Super Nine Masked Singer Special Review

FOX's The Masked Singer dismissed a Super Nine contestant on Wednesday night, as viewers came one step closer to crowning a new champion. Groups A, B, and C performed together for the first time and the Season 3 stand-outs came to win. After a fair share of criticism for voting off musical legends, the series took […]

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Check Out The Latest Video Game Releases For April 7-13

With another week of staying indoors under self-quarantine, we bring you this week's list of video game releases to help take your mind off things. A lot of this week's games are either re-releases or they've finally been released onto a new platform. But there are a few big titles in here, the biggest being […]

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Now Marvel Comics Offers Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Conferencing

Following in the footsteps of rival DC Comics, Marvel Comics has released a set of fantastic virtual backgrounds for use in video conference call software. Now, you can pretend to be delivering the latest revenue statistics to your boss from exotic locales around the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Comics Universe backgrounds are also available. All […]

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Westworld Season 3 Episode 4 The Mother of Exiles Review: Revelations

HBO's fourth episode of sci-fi action thriller Westworld was a thrilling, satisfying adventure through the "world" of the future. For a series that tends to build questions upon more questions, it was satisfying to finally get some clarity as well as concrete answers. One of the biggest reveals this week was confirmation as to who […]

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Saints Row: The Third Remastered Will Be Released In May 2020

More news from Deep Silver today as the company revealed that Saints Row: The Third Remastered will be released next month for multiple platforms. The original game released back in late 2011 was one of the biggest titles of the year, and in many ways, one of the last big titles before focus started swinging […]

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26 DC Big Books For 2020/2021, From Jim Lee to Stan Lee to Lee Bermejo

We looked at loads of DC Big Books. Boxsets and omnibuses coming from DC Comics towards the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. However, there's plenty of other interesting looking collections coming too. Right now, they do seem like dispatches from an alternate future at this point. We also get art books from […]

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Ring of Honor Launches ROHStrong Initiative for Charity Relief

Wrestling promotion Ring of Honor announced ROHStrong, a partnership with the Salvation Army on Monday.  In partnership with the Salvation Army, the program is intended to provide relief to people economically affected by COVID-19. Ring of Honor will sell a special ROHStrong t-shirt and donate the proceeds to the Salvation Army. The shirt will be […]

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Inside Xbox Will Makes Its Return This Week On April 7th

Microsoft revealed earlier today that the Xbox team will be bringing back Inside Xbox this week, with the first episode starting on April 7th. The show acts much like the Nintendo Direct or Sony's State Of Play livestreams. Only they've been doing it longer and they tend to focus on just a couple games a […]

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Diamond to Pay 25% of What They Owe Publishers, Take Pay Cut

Steve Geppi is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Geppi Family Enterprises. He is also the owner of Diamond Comic Distributors. Two weeks ago Diamond closed its doors to new comics as part of the current global situation. They also made redundancies. Last week, Diamond told publishers that they would cease payment for product received. […]

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Luke Cage: Quentin Tarantino Wanted to Make Marvel Film

Before Netflix adapted Luke Cage to television and Marvel conceived a cinematic universe, director Quentin Tarantino had plans for the Hero for Hire. The Academy Award-winner appeared on Amy Schumer's podcast 3 Girls, 1 Keith to talk about his early ambitions as an aspiring filmmaker including wanting to adapt the hero to the big screen. […]

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5 Items to Turn Your Home Office Into a Nerdy Paradise

If you're like me, you're trying your best to keep your spirits up while you work from home. I've used this time to redo my bedroom and my home office, making my spaces more nerdy and fun. We're all stuck working at home for the foreseeable future so we might as well make our home […]

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Batman: The Adventures Continue Tops ComiXology Chart

There was no Bleeding Cool Bestseller Chart this weekend for obvious reasons. But we did look to the ComiXology charts in the USA, in the UK and Canada to see what digital titles people are picking up. Whether digital firsts, originals or classic titles. And Chip Zdarsky is doing very well, with Daredevil, Spider-Man Life […]

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Universal Purchases Rights to YA Vampire Novel Crave

Universal has purchased the film rights to YA vampire novel Crave by author Tracy Wolff. The book is actually not being published until tomorrow, April 7th. Universal apparently didn't want to wait and announced the deal today. The purchase was first reported by Deadline. Tracy Wolff has written over 60 novels. Crave is her latest, […]

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Metallica Monday's Continue With Live Set From 2009

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the boys […]

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Hero Tomorrow Comics Put Origin of Punchline Online, For Free

Hero Tomorrow Comics publishes the Punchline comic book. It's a title that has been getting an inordinate amount of attention of late after the success of a certain DC Comics character appearing in Batman. Now they'd like more to experience their clown-themed mob henchperson character. The character first appeared a couple of years ago in […]

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Idle Hands Gets New Deluxe Blu-ray From Scream Factory in May

Idle Hands is a classic horror-comedy from 1999, and it has never gotten its proper due over the years. That all changes on May 12th, when Scream Factory releases a deluxe edition Blu-ray of the film. Six new features created especially for this release are included, as well as a new transfer of the film. […]

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Lord of the Rings Gandalf, Frodo, And Golem Get Iron Studios Minicos

Iron Studios has announced more statues for its growing Minico statue series. This time we are going on a fellowship as Lord of the Rings returns with three new statues. Three iconic LOTR legends are back as Frodo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, and Golem are ready for collectors. These sculpts bring Frodo, Gandalf, and Golem […]