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Created using 3D scans of the actual prop used on the original Star Trek series, this phaser remote control will be officially revealed at ThinkGeek’s San Diego Comic Con booth next week. The learning remote will control of IR-based devices using up to 36 stored commands. The device relies solely on motion gestures fo

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On Friday, August 1, 2014 Gallery 1988 will host Joey Spiotto’s first gallery show. The show will include 50 all new pieces inspired by some of the artist’s favorite Movies, Music, Video Games, and TV shows done in the style of the “Little Golden Books” that we all know and love from our childhood.

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Marvel is proud to announce the release of Superior Iron Man #1 by series writer Tom Taylor (Injustice: Gods Among Us) and series artist Yildiray Çinar (Supergirl). Beginning in November 2014, Tony Stark will give into his ego and return to his billionaire playboy roots of self-obsession and superficiality. Senior Editor M

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Batman: The Complete Television Series on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD on November 11, 2014. The most anticipated home entertainment release in fanboy history will be featured on thousands of hotel key cards at Comic-Con International in San Diego next week. Spread across more tha

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Acme Archives will debut some new Star Wars pieces at San Diego Comic-Con.These will be available for purchase at our booth 5629  Hall B at the con – or online on the dates listed below. “This Could Be It Sweetheart” by Bannister – limited edition of 395 lithograph. Online purchase will be available

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Revealed on tonight’s episode of “The Colbert Report,” Steve Rogers will pass the shield on to Sam Wilson. The official press release is posted below along with new art of Wilson in the costume! Robbed of his superior strength and vitality, Steve Rogers must surrender his blues for a sturdy cane. He’s not about to [

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Entertainment Weekly has debuted the first official photos from the upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron including some behind-the-scenes shots. Keep your eyes peeled while looking through them and you’ll notice Don Cheadle makes an appearance! Check them all out below. The pictures appear in this week’s Comic Con doubl

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Coming to Comic-Con next week, MONDO will release five different Batman: The Animated Series Limited Edition Vinyl albums each with their own distinctive illustration created especially for the 7″ vinyl record format. Harley Quinn: Art by Matt Taylor Mr Freeze: Art by Alan Hynes Clayface: Art by Gary Pullin Man-Bat: Art b

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When the city of San Fransokyo is in danger, a group of youngsters comes together to take down evil, science-style, in the Disney/Marvel animated film Big Hero 6 (in theaters Nov. 7). Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams provide the rundown on this new superhero team. Hiro Hamada (voiced by Ryan Potter) Like the 18-year-ol

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The new trailer for Walt Disney Animation’s Big Hero 6 is now available.  Big Hero 6 is an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest compani

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Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale’s classic “color” masterpieces are collected in one lush oversized hardcover! Blind acrobat Daredevil was inspired to heroism by the example of his prizefighter father…but Matt Murdock is a young man in love with Karen Page. Relive Daredevil’s heartwarming and heartbreaki

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Back by popular demand, select General Mills Big G cereals now include four collectible comic books featuring the iconic DC Comics’ Justice League characters, on shelves now through April 2014. Four specialty issues created exclusively for General Mills, in partnership with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Produ

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Performing for a packed house at Spreckels Theater in San Diego, comedian Patton Oswalt delivers a blistering stand-up set in his trademark blend of acerbic wit and unabashed silliness.  His topics range from the future of our nation to daddy/daughter outings gone wrong to the scope of humor in Germany. The combination CD/

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Today stephenking.com revealed the cover to the author’s upcoming novel Revival. The 520 page book is described as follows: “A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life. In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy pl

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Today Austin, TX based art gallery MONDO announced Mike Mitchell’s third solo show. The theme of the show is Marvel Comics and the art will be 100% official. The opening is scheduled for April 25, 2014.

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MONDO, the collectible art division of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, is partnering with Disney’s “Oh My Disney” blog to unveil “Nothing’s Impossible,” a gallery event at this year’s South by Southwest Film Festival, from March 7 – March 11, 2014.   The gallery will open to the pub

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Prepare yourself for a bacon awakening beyond your wildest imagination. Wake Up & Smell The Bacon is a multi-sensory alarm experience that starts your morning with the mouthwatering sizzle and smell of Oscar Mayer bacon. A new alarm app by Oscar Mayer lures you out of bed every morning to not only the sweet sound [̷

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Co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller reunite to bring Miller’s visually stunning “Sin City” graphic novels back to the screen in Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.  Weaving together two of Miller’s classic stories with new tales, the town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some

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Poster artist Kevin Tong created this variant cover for Avengers A.I. # 10. In the issue published this week, Monica Chang and her robot-hunting partner Jocasta have been ordered to confiscate and/or eliminate unregistered artificial intelligences on sight. Hank Pym, Vision and the Uncanny Avengers have been spotted in the

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Comic book artist Francesco Francavilla likes to reimagine Batman in different time periods. You might remember his series Batman 1935. Now he has moved forward 37 years with his take on Batman in the 70’s.

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The Wall Torch Sconce ($19.99) is a wall-mounted light fixture that can also be detached from its mount and used as a hand-held torch.  It measures almost a foot tall and is made of plastic for easy gripping (and safe dropping) by little hands. And when their adventuring is done, it hangs back up on […]

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Illustrator Christoph Niemann created this animated tribute to Etch A Sketch inventor André Cassagnes, who died on January 16th, 2013.

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Something For The Journey, an EBook Author Collective ($2.99) edited by Stella Wilkinson is an excellent collection of short stories aimed at commuters and travelers who have only a limited amount of time to read on the journey. This book is a Charity Anthology, with all proceeds (not just profits!) donated to children’s

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The Walt Disney Company’s Lucasfilm Ltd. and Marvel Entertainment are joining forces to bring new Star Wars adventures to readers across the galaxy, with Marvel granted exclusive rights to create and publish Star Wars comics and graphic novels beginning in 2015. The agreement marks a homecoming for the Star Wars comic boo

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Here’s a clever Popeye tattoo inked by Alina Fokina, an artist in Ufa, Russia.

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Launched in May 2011, Murfie is an online marketplace that has a huge selection of used and new albums for as low as $1 each. Every CD you buy is stored at Murfie HQ, and the album is added to your online collection where you can stream, download, or request physical delivery. Stream your collection […]

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