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Bandai America Launches New Tamagotchi Device

Tamagotchi is making a comeback! Ready to take playgrounds by storm again, Bandai America announces the launch of Tamagotchi On in the North American market.  Fans can be first in line for new product with pre-sales starting online on May 13 at Target, Amazon, GameStop and Urban Outfitters with product available at mass retail nationwide …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Tops ‘Detective Pikachu’ To Win Third Week At Box Office

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame has retained its No. 1 position at the domestic box office for a third week in a row. The Marvel title beat newcomer Detective Pikachu, with Endgame earning $61.3 million stateside. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485 billion, with the superhero installment only second to James Cameron’s all-time earner, Avatar.    …

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McFarlane Toys Launches Game Of Thrones Figures And Dragon Collectible Line

Game of Thrones

 To celebrate the final season of the worldwide hit HBO series Game of Thrones, McFarlane Toys’ Game of Thrones action figures and dragons have hit retailers nationwide. Game of Thrones fans can bring home their favorite characters and dragons, recreate iconic scenes and show loyalty to their favorite house with McFarlane Toys release of …

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The Bonds Of Family Are Tested In ‘LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters’

LEGO Batman Family Matters

Batman, Robin and Batgirl must stick together even when Gotham’s most dangerous villains attempt to pull them apart in LEGO DC: Batman – Family Matters, the latest animated adventure in the LEGO DC series. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and the LEGO Group, the film will be distributed …

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Warner To Produce New DC Animated Shorts

Sgt Rock

 Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, in partnership with DC, are currently in production on five new DC Showcase animated shorts for release in 2019-2020.  Inspired by characters and stories from DC’s robust portfolio, the all-new series of shorts will be included on upcoming DC Universe Movies releases, …

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Comics and Graphic Novel Sales Hit New High in 2018

comic sales

Comics and graphic novel sales hit a new high in 2018, according to a new joint estimate by ICv2’s Milton Griepp and Comichron’s John Jackson Miller.  Total comics and graphic novel sales to consumers in the U.S. and Canada were approximately $1.095 billion in 2018, an $80 million increase over …

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VIZ Media Announces Plans For Anime Central 2019

Sailor Moon

VIZ Media will participate in this year’s Anime Central, which takes place from May 17th to 19th in Rosemont, IL at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and the adjacent Hyatt Regency O’Hare. VIZ Media will be located in Booth #IND 7 in the Exhibit Hall. Complete details on Anime Central 2019 …

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Passes ‘Titanic’ Globally With $2.2B

Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame is now the second-highest-grossing film of all time with $2.189 billion. It has surpassed James Cameron’s Titanic (1997), which earned $2.187 billion (unadjusted for inflation). Endgame achieved the remarkable feat after collecting another $145.8 million domestically and $282.2 million overseas in its second weekend. Heading into the weekend, the Avengers installment earned the highest-grossing week of …

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Sheena Swings into Fans’ Collections With J. Scott Campbell Statue from Dynamite in July

Sheena Statue

Dynamite announces for July 2019 a drop-dead gorgeous statue of Sheena the Jungle Queen, based on the equally impressive cover art by J. Scott Campbell.  Sculpted by Steve Kiwus, the piece stands 10.5 inches tall on a 7.5 inches sturdy base – coming out to 1/6 scale. Sheena is cast …

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Dynamite Produces Limited Vampirella Lithograph To Benefit Fan Favorite Artist Joyce Chin

Vampirella Lithograph

Dynamite announces an exclusive Vampirella lithograph to benefit artist in need Joyce Chin! On the way to C2E2 with her fellow superstar artist partner Art Adams, Joyce suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (stroke), exacerbated by a broken ankle from the resulting fall. Thankfully, Chicago’s Presence Resurrection hospital was able to perform surgery …

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