WBTV & DCE Announce New Live-Action Series ‘Metropolis’ For DC-Branded Digital Service

Art via DC Entertainment Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment today announced that Gotham executive producers John Stephens and Danny Cannon will explore the world of Metropolis in an all-new live-action drama series to air exclusively on the upcoming DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks. Metropolis has received a direct-to-series order for a first season of 13 episodes and will go into production later this year for a debut on the [Read Entire Story]

News Item: Toy Fair Sneak Peek: Pacific Rim, Kingdom Hearts, Marvel and More!

Every year, the International Toy Fair in New York delivers a score of toy-related images onto the Internet, many of them items that are being seen for the first time. Diamond Select Toys will have a slew of new products – and even a few new licenses – at the show this year, which runs from February 17-20, and now they’re giving us a sneak peek! Check out new action figures, statues, banks, busts, dolls, vinyl figures and Minimates from Pacific Rim, The Predator, Kingdom Hearts, Batman: The [Read Entire Story]

Look At Me Films Announces New Film, ‘Hunting Season’

Look At Me Films has released the poster for its newest genre film Hunting Season, with Deanna Russo (The Ice Cream Truck, Being Human, Rest Stop) set to team up again with director Megan Freels Johnston (The Ice Cream Truck, Rebound). The screenplay is written by Freels Johnston. The casting process is still underway. Hunting Season is the chilling story of a single girl whose weekend getaway with her dashing new boyfriend at his family’s hunting lodge puts her directly in their crosshairs. [Read Entire Story]

‘The Dark Crystal’ Returns to Movie Theaters for Two Nights; Tickets Now On Sale!

The unprecedented vision and mythic storytelling of Jim Henson’s 1982 epic fantasy-adventure “The Dark Crystal” returns to cinemas nationwide for a special two-night presentation from Fathom Events, The Jim Henson Company and Universal Pictures. Each screening of “The Dark Crystal” will also feature a brand-new featurette with Lisa Henson, CEO and President of The Jim Henson Company, who reflects on the making of this one-of-a-kind film and its creative legacy. A milestone in fantasy filmmaking, [Read Entire Story]

Landmark 1,000th Issue of ‘Action Comics’ Brings Back The Red Trunks!

DC is going all-out to celebrate the one-thousandth issue of ACTION COMICS—the longest continually published comic book of its kind in history, the series that introduced Superman to the world and the title that launched the superhero genre. The Jim Lee-drawn cover features a new costume that integrates a variety of classic and new elements, including the Man of Steel’s trademark red trunks. “ACTION COMICS #1000 represents a watershed moment in the history of not just comic books, but [Read Entire Story]

‘Fear The Walking Dead’ Season 3 Coming to Blu-ray & DVD 3/13

Deception can be your deadliest enemy when Season 3 of “Fear the Walking Dead” – the companion series to the #1-rated cable series “The Walking Dead” – arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD March 13 from Lionsgate. As society collapses around them, the families must come together to survive the apocalypse and combat the deadly threats on all sides. Hailed as “the best full season so far” (Forbes), “Fear the Walking Dead” Season 3 stars Kim Dickens (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar [Read Entire Story]

‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’ Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD February 13th

The intense story of betrayal and revenge, The Ballad of Lefty Brown, arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital) and DVD February 13 from Lionsgate. Paying homage to classic westerns, the film stars Bill Pullman as cowboy Lefty Brown, who, after the gruesome murder of his partner, vows to find those responsible and avenge his friend’s death. The all-star cast also includes Oscar nominee Peter Fonda (Best Writing, Easy Rider, 1970; Best Actor, Ulee’s Gold, 1997), Golden Globe winner Kathy Baker (Best [Read Entire Story]

‘Conan’ Returns to Marvel Starting January 2019!

Marvel Entertainment and Conan Properties International are excited to announce the iconic CONAN franchise will return to Marvel next year. With over 650 issues from 1970 to 2000, Marvel brought fans the adventures of Conan The Barbarian, Conan the Adventurer, Conan the Savage and Savage Sword of Conan among other popular titles. “From Barry Windsor-Smith to John Buscema to Neal Adams, a legendary line-up of amazing artists brought Conan to life in the pages of Marvel comics,” said C.B. [Read Entire Story]

Dark Horse Comics Unleashes Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow

Geof Darrow’s slick, precise inks and stunning detail have amazed comics fans for decades, from his early work with Moebius to Hard Boiled, his first collaboration with Frank Miller, to the overwhelming success of his current series, The Shaolin Cowboy. Now Darrow provides incredible insight into his process by sharing the pencil drawings behind his meticulous inks in a huge hardcover collection, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow. Dark Horse Comics will release the oversized 128 page [Read Entire Story]

What’s New on Digital HD

Available Now Trolls The colorful, richly textured Troll Village is full of optimistic Trolls, who are always ready to sing, dance and party. When the comically pessimistic Bergens invade, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious, curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on an epic journey to rescue her friends.  Their mission is full of adventure and mishaps, as this mismatched duo try to tolerate each other long enough to get the job done. From [Read Entire Story]

Diamond Select In Stores This Week: Alice, Doctor Strange, Mallrats & More!

This week, your local comic shop has become a wonderland of magic and excitement, as Diamond Select Toys ships a ton of new products from Alice Through the Looking Glass, Doctor Strange, Mallrats, Marvel Comics and Alien! From Select action figures to Gallery PVC dioramas to Minimates mini-figures, there’s something for every type of fan, so read on for details, and reserve your favorites at your local comic shop! Alice Through the Looking Glass Gallery PVC Figures A Diamond Select Toys [Read Entire Story]

Image Comics Announces New Titles, Collections

Image Comics has announced several new titles and collected editions. SEXCASTLE CREATOR RETURNS WITH ALL-NEW HOBO HOOTENANNY SERIES ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN Eisner-nominated cartoonist Kyle Starks (SEXCASTLE, Rick and Morty) will launch an all-new hobo-tastic action-comedy series, ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN, this April. ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN is full of high action, epic stakes, magic, friendships, trains, punching, kicking, joking, a ton of hobo nonsense, and the Literal Devil. Yeah. The Literal Devil. “I [Read Entire Story]

Boston Cinegeeks! We’ve Got Passes For ‘The Space Between Us’!

In this interplanetary adventure, a space shuttle embarks on the first mission to colonize Mars, only to discover after takeoff that one of the astronauts is pregnant. Shortly after landing, she dies from complications while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet – never revealing who the father is. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot – an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional [Read Entire Story]

SuperSwag: Pop Culture Offerings From SuperHeroStuff.com

Our friends at SuperHeroStuff.com are not only one of the industry’s oldest superhero specialty shops, but also one of the best, with a huge selection of t-shirts, Pops!, hats, hoodies, underwear, socks, action figures, stickers, buttons, belts wallets, cardboard stand-ups, jewelry and much more including large selections for women and children. Here are some of the latest items I checked out: Batman Bat Signal Projector Light Any Bat Fan will tell you that a functional Bat Signal is not [Read Entire Story]

Win ‘Deepwater Horizon’ on Blu-ray

Mark Wahlberg leads an all-star cast in this unforgettably powerful film inspired by a thrilling story of real-life heroes. For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day’s end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. Deepwater Horizon reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge—and risked everything to lead others to [Read Entire Story]

Spotlight on Retro-a-go-go: New Patches!

Forces of Geek has teamed with one of our favorite sites, Retro-a-go-go to highlight some of their amazing merchandise.  With both a brick and mortar store in Howell, Michigan as well as an amazing retail website, owners Doug and Kirsten Pagacz have turned their love of retro art and kitsch style into a product line of must have items and have officially licensed products from such icons as Ford, General Motors, Bettie Page, Mars Attacks!, and the Saturday Evening Post, as well as many other [Read Entire Story]

Batman and The Shadow Team-Up in New Comic Mini-Series!

A new mystery begins this April as DC Entertainment, Condé Nast and Dynamite Entertainment unite Batman and The Shadow for an epic crossover. This team-up of history’s most well known vigilantes will send Batman on a quest to unlock the enigma surrounding the obscure Shadow. Writers Scott Snyder (BATMAN, ALL-STAR BATMAN) and Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) along with artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN, CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER) introduce a new miniseries full of [Read Entire Story]

The Shadow Re-Teams With The Man of Bronze in ‘Doc Savage: Empire of Doom’

Altus Press is proud to announce the latest entry in its acclaimed Wild Adventures of Doc Savage series. Doc Savage: Empire of Doom is set in 1940, and is written by Will Murray from an idea by Doc Savage originator Lester Dent. It is Murray’s 20th Doc Savage novel in a series that has pitted the Man of Bronze against The Shadow and King Kong. “For this Doc adventure,” reveals Murray, “I bow to reader demand for another match-up between The Man of Bronze and his midnight counterpart, The Shadow. [Read Entire Story]

SIFF and the Film Noir Foundation Present Noir City 2017!

The 2017 incarnation of the world’s most popular film noir festival, Noir City, is returning to the legendary Egyptian theater February 16 through 22, with 20 exceptional films ranging from the mid-twentieth century to today and culled from all parts of the globe. “The Big Knockover” is a veritable history of the heist film, from black-and-white Hollywood classics such as Criss Cross (1949) and The Asphalt Jungle (1950), to stunning contemporary thrillers like The Aura (2005) [Read Entire Story]

Unpublished Mark Twain Story To Be Completed and Brought to Life by Caldecott Medal Winners Philip and Erin Stead

Doubleday Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, has acquired a never-before-published Mark Twain children’s story, it was announced today by Mallory Loehr, Senior Vice President & Publisher of the Random House/Golden Books, Doubleday, and Crown Books for Young Readers Group. The story, a fairy tale left unfinished by Twain, will be brought to life by author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead, the creators of the Caldecott Medal–winning A Sick Day for Amos [Read Entire Story]

Boston Cinegeeks! We’ve Got Passes For ‘Gold’ Starring Matthew McConaughey!

Gold is the epic tale of one man’s pursuit of the American dream, to discover gold. Starring Matthew McConaughey as Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, he teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard, but keeping it would be even harder, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street. The film is inspired by a true story. For your chance to see an [Read Entire Story]

Win ‘Train to Busan’ on Blu-ray!

When a mysterious virus breaks out across the country, the infected turn into the murderous undead. A few terrified travelers find themselves trapped on a bullet train from hell, fighting for their lives as hordes of the living dead crash towards them, crawling closer with every stop. Suspicion is rife and tensions run high as some will do anything to survive and make it to the safe zone. And we’re giving away 3 copies! To enter, please send an email with the subject header “BUSAN” to [Read Entire Story]

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