Thursday, July 31, 2014

"No coding required: How new designers are using GameMaker to create indie smash hits."



Agent Venom by Declan Shalvey.



Posters for Alien and The Fly by WBYK for a new Mondo art show.

Buy posters by WBYK at ebay.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Particularly well-written article about the party level in Dishonored. (The game of the year edition is $20 at Amazon.)

Pacific Rim Collector's Edition (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD +UltraViolet Combo Pack) with pretty cool statue is half off/$29 at Amazon.



Sexy Space Geckos poster on sale here.



Thor and Angela by Simone Bianchi.

*Buy Angela toys at Amazon.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Flooding at UCLA











Entertainment Earth has preorders for several of the new Marvel Disney Infinity figures, including Rocket Raccoon, Venom, Captain America, and Nick Fury. The Disney Infinity Guardians of the Galaxy playset, too.

Monday, July 28, 2014

"Judge Rules Against Donald Sterling, Clearing Way for Clippers Sale"

Hungry backpack



Plush Funko Fabrikations Rocket Raccoon available for preorder.

Sunday, July 27, 2014



"Each year, half a million horseshoe crabs are captured and bled alive to create an unparalleled biomedical technology." Via.

Saturday, July 26, 2014



More great-looking Marvel Legends and Marvel Infinite-scale figures revealed, including Hellcat, Coulson, and Spider-Girl.



"Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil"



Mondo's selling a Ghost in the Shell poster by Kilian Eng today.



The new TMNT figures include Serpent Karai.



NECA is making a Batman Returns Penguin. And here's a nice shot of NECA's Ripley from Alien:



The previously-teased Marvel Legends Hawkeye will be released next year.



The BBTS has a big selection of SDCC exclusives available.

Friday, July 25, 2014

The new Empire Strikes Back figures look pretty great



Looks like $40 each for the Wampa and Tauntaun sets, available in February. I like this ridiculous horned guy, too:

Jesse Hamm is offering $50 black and white commissions



More samples here.

The Last of Us is $20 (50% off) at Amazon right now.

Relatedly, the magnificent poster for the game by Jay Shaw and Olly Moss is already being scalped at ebay. (This one I'd really like to have at the list price.)

In other SDCC news, the Penny Dreadful Eva Green doll is available at Entertainment Earth. And the just-announced new Pacific Rim jaeger figures by NECA are available for preorder at the BBTS.



Japanese poster for The Thing available at Amazon. Via.

New T2 t-shirt at Last Exit to Nowhere



Cryoco tee now on sale.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past is on sale for 99 cents at itunes right now.



6″ Marvel Legends Avengers Series 1 (Odin Series) will consist of:

Marvel Legends Odin Build-A-Figure
Marvel Legends Captain Marvel Carol Danvers (with alternate head)
Marvel Legends Machine Man
Marvel Legends Scarlet Witch
Marvel Legends Marvel NOW! Thor (from cancelled Marvel Legends 2013 Series)
Marvel Legends Sentry (from cancelled Marvel Legends 2013 Series)

Does this mean there's a chance they'll make the submarine?



New The Lego Movie set: Batman and Super Angry Kitty Attack for $10 in January.

The new Star Wars Rebels trailer looks very good

Batman The Complete TV Series Limited Edition Blu-ray is breathtakingly expensive



Listed for $270 at Amazon. Via.



Horns poster via AIC.

Guillermo Del Toro critiques a boy's Jaeger costume

ABC:
Police are investigating a strange case in a California community, where porcelain dolls are being left on the doorsteps of girls they hold an eerie resemblance to. 
At least eight families have received the dolls in the Talega community of San Clemente, with all of the girls targeted around 10 years old.



I substantially updated my comic-con toy roundup at Screenburn.



New jersey for WHL team the Calgary Hitmen.

Here's photos of the Mondo toy line



AIC posted a large gallery of photos from SDCC, including these of Mondo's Iron Giant, TMNT, and Hitchcock toys.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014



I posted my Comic-Con toy roundup at Screenburn.



Heavy Metal poster by Kilian Eng and Mondo. One of four concept Heavy Metal figures by Retroband. Via.