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Funko Round-Up: WWE, Overwatch, Star Wars, Pokemon, Pez, and More!

Funko Round-Up: WWE, Overwatch, Star Wars, Pokemon, Pez, and More!

Let's take a look!First up, two Pops from the new Laika film Missing Link.[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="1021454,1021453"]New Funko Pop Pez have been announced, with Thundercats and Betty Boop dispensers coming soon Betty will also have a black and white chase variant.Surprisingly, Crash Team Racing will have a Pop Ride! Crash on his nitro cart is[...]

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Funko Round-Up: Dumbo, WWE, Betty Boop, KFC, and More!

Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: Harry Potter Pop Pez, Dumbo, a new wave of WWE, Ad Icons KFC Colonel Sanders, Betty Boop gets more Pops, and Lion King plush! Let's take a look.A wave of Lion King plush will be in stores this spring Two versions of Simba, a hyena, Timon, and[...]

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Flash Gordon Gets a New Boss as King Features Syndicate Hires C.J. Kettler

King Features Syndicate, the publisher that owns such iconic characters as Flash Gordon, Popeye, Betty Boop, Prince Valiant, the Phantom, and Mandrake the Magician, has announced the hiring of C.J Kettler as their new president Her mission will be to focus on new Initiatives for the King Features brands and comics in digital video entertainment[...]

Roger Langridge On Why Betty Boop Is Still Relevant

All-new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo.) came to Dynamite Entertainment from award-winning writer Roger Langridge and artist Gisele Lagace The cover art here is by the great Howard Chaykin.Now those comics have been collected for Betty’s fans in a new TPB edition.Below, writer Roger Langridge discusses his fascination[...]

Exclusive First Look At Dynamite's May 2017 Titles Featuring Iconic Female Heroines

Here are the exclusive first looks at the Dynamite titles featuring iconic female heroes from television shipping in May 2017.BETTY BOOP Trade Paperback Cover: Howard Chaykin Writer: Roger Langridge Art: Gisele LagaceThe most famous female cartoon star of all is back! All-new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo, natch!) by[...]

Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge On Wrapping Up Betty Boop

Dynamite has sent us a  Writer's Commentary by Roger Langridge for Betty Boop #4, the series finale, on sale now Cover by Langridge and interiors by Gisele Lagace.Page 1A tone-setting splash page, with the essential elements of the story to come all laid out This month it's movies and fiery pits, and a theme of[...]

Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge Breaksdown Betty Boop #3

Dynamite Entertainment has sent over Roger Langridge's Writer's Commentary for Betty Boop #3 which hit stands last week. Langridge did the cover below while the interiors are by Gisele Lagace.Page 1As a way of setting the tone for each issue, I wanted the opening splash page to resemble a 1930s movie poster. It sort of duplicates the[...]

Exclusive Extended Previews – Betty Boop, Intertwined And James Bond: Hammer Head

This weeks exclusive extended previews from Dynamite Entertainment features the first issue of Intertwined by Fabrice Sapolsky and Pham Chuong and the second issues of Betty Boop by Roger Langridge and Gisele Lagace and James Bond: Hammer Head by Andy Diggle and Luca Casalanguida.Betty Boop #2 writer: Roger Langridge artist: Gisèle Lagacé covers: Roger Langridge (a),[...]

A Writer's Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1

A Writer’s Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1, on sale now from Dynamite. cover by the great Howard Chaykin and interiors by Gisele Lagace.Page 1When I wrote this story, I still had no idea who the artist was going to be, but the image I had in my head for the splash page was of[...]

Dynamite's NYCC 2016 Exclusives Variants, Buttons, Trading Cards And Preview Books

Dynamite Entertainment has sent over their NYCC exclusive variant and a few freebies they'll have at their booth (#2129) October 6th - 9th.Army of Darkness/Xena issue 1 (B&W Reilly Brown cover)Betty Boop issue 1 (Gisele Lagace cover)Bob’s Burgers issue 15 (Jack Herzog cover)Homies issue 1 (Anthony Gonzales cover)Giveaways include buttons, Kiss trading cards and a[...]

Roger Langridge Tries To Tap Into The Dream-Logic Of Cartoons

Writer Roger Langridge talks to Byron Brewer about re-establishing and modernizing the classic Fleisher character Betty Boop and what if any censorship he has to put on himself The cover art in this article are by Langridge and J Bone.BYRON BREWER: Roger, with issue #3 of Betty Boop, on sale in December, you have really[...]

Empowering A 1930's Icon – Roger Langridge Talks Betty Boop

The return of 1930's animated icon Betty Boop continues as Roger Langridge talks about empowering the famous flapper while keeping the elements that made her a hit Covers for the second issue of the new Dynamite series are by Langrdige and J Bone.BYRON BREWER: Roger, you have told me that you want to keep the[...]

Exclusive First Look At Dynamite's Second Issues Shipping In November

October saw the launch of quite a few new comics including Betty Boop, Kiss, Army of Darkness / Xena: Warrior Princess and a new James Bond story arc Now we get a chance to see the covers and solicitations for the second issues.ARMY OF DARKNESS/XENA: FOREVER…AND A DAY #2 (OF 6) Cover: Ken Lashley Writer: Scott[...]

Staying In The 30's – Roger Langridge Keeps What Makes Betty Boop Iconic

One of the classic cartoon characters of all time is Betty Boop A Fleischer Studios character that embodies the prohibition era through speakeasies and jazz music Former Popeye writer Roger Langridge will be writing the new series for Dynamite and talked with Byron Brewer about the direction for the comic and just what form the original[...]

Roger Langridge And Gisèle Lagace Revive Betty Boop With Dynamite At San Diego

After nearly 30 years of her being away, Dynamite is returning Betty Boop to the comic page This October the publisher will be printing brand new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo) from writer Roger Langridge (The Muppets), artist Gisèle Lagacé (Archie) and colourist Maria Victoria Robado Join Betty as[...]