Sunday, October 27, 2013

Thor: The Dark World Featurette "Loki's Return"

Via Movie Spawn

 Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World," in theaters November 8, 2013, continues the big screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a shadowy enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of Marvel’s "Thor" and "Marvel’s The Avengers," Thor fights to restore order across the cosmos...but an ancient race led by the vengeful Malekith returns to plunge the universe back into darkness. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque Tour Celebrates Pop Culture

The SuicideGirls started out as "an online community that celebrates ALTERNATIVE BEAUTY and indie culture from around the world" back in 2001. Since then, it's grown into an empire that includes books, videos, movies and even a game. This year, they brought back the SuicideGirls burlesque show. Last time the SuicideGirls went on tour was six years ago and this time around the theme is pop culture. 

The show features performances built around DC Comics, Kill Bill, Game of Thrones, The Fifth Element, Star Wars and more. Choreographed by Manwe Sauls-Addison and featuring professional SuicideGirls dancers, the SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque tour is running now through November 5th.

Tour Dates:

October 26th- Los Angeles, CA House of Blues

October 27th- San Diego, CA House of Blues

October 28th- Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre 

October 29th- Phoenix, AZ Marquee Theatre

October 30th- Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theatre

November 1st- San Antonio, TX White Rabbit

November 2nd- Houston, TX House of Blues

November 3rd- Austin, TX Emo's

November 4th- Dallas, TX House of Blues

November 5th- Pensacola, FL Vinyl Music Hall

Friday, October 25, 2013

New Star Wars Black Wave 2 Available Now

Star Wars 3 3/4-inch and 6-inch figures are out now! Follow the links to order them from Entertainment Earth and avoid wild goose-chasing and over-priced scalpers.

Star Wars Black 3 3/4-inch Wave 2

  • 3 3/4-inch Hasbro Star Wars action figures return with The Black Series bringing you characters from the entire Star Wars saga!
  • Each Action Figure comes with awesome accessories.
  • Exciting black series Star Wars packaging showcases the figure!
  • Case includes 12 Star Wars heroes and villains!
These 3 3/4-inch scale Star Wars action figures feature heroes and villains from across the galaxy! Longtime fans of Star Wars are going to love the great style, bringing returning favorites with new style like you've never seen before. Each Star Wars Black Series Action Figure comes individually packaged with terrific accessories like blasters, lightsabers, and removable helmets. Don't miss this awesome assortment of Star Wars heroes, villains, and more! Ages 4 and up.

This Star Wars Black Series 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures include:

-Anakin Skywalker
-Clone Trooper Sergeant
-Biker Scout (Scout Trooper)
-Darth Vader
-Clone Pilot
-Clone Trooper (41st Elite Corps/Coruscant)
-Biggs Darklighter (Pilot)
-R2-D2 (AOTC)
-Pablo Jill
-Mara Jade Skywalker
-Luminara Unduli

Order Star Wars Black Series 3 3/4-Inch Action Figures Wave 2 Case from Entertainment Earth!

Star Wars Black 6-inch Wave 2

  • It's your chance to get Boba Fett, Greedo, Slave Leia, and Han Solo as expertly detailed action figures!
  • Each one includes awesome accessories, holsters, and thrilling features!
Add some awesome to your collection! Bring the next big thing in Star Wars home with the Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Action Figures Wave 2. These awesome 6-inch figures are developed in conjunction with Lucasfilm, Hasbro, and Gentle Giant to bring you the highest level of detail and authenticity at a price that can't be beat. Collect them all, and start your collection here!

Wave 2 includes 4 action figures:

-Princess Leia (Slave Outfit)
-Boba Fett (ESB)
-Han Solo (Star Wars)

Order Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Action Figures Wave 2 Case from Entertainment Earth!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Captain America- The Winter Soldier Trailer Debuts

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Vanguard Princess Is On Steam Greenlight

eigoMANGA announces that the game 'Vanguard Princess' has launched on Steam Greenlight. Fans have the ability to vote in 'Vanguard Princess' into Steam's digital distribution marketplace.
'Vanguard Princess' is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with 
their own unique fighting styles. Players can choose from ten girls and pair them with an assistant partner which can be summoned to perform special attacks against their opponents. eigoMANGA initially launched the game on February 2013 on Amazon and since then 'Vanguard Princess' has become a five time #1 best selling action game in Amazon's marketplace.

Upon the game's success on Greenlight, an updated version of 'Vanguard Princess' will be available for Mac OS X, Linux, and PC. The game will also be formatted for Steam's services such as Steamworks, SteamOS, and Steam-powered devices.

Visit the 'Vanguard Princess' website at

About The Game

Government experimentation on a young girl triggered a cosmic shock wave that gifted many 
young girls with mystical powers. The victim re-emerges into the world and vows to destroy all of mankind in an act of revenge. A brave group of girls who embraced their powers head to the  battlefield to confront her; not just for the sake of the world, but to pursue their own personal 
motives and dreams. 

- Choose from ten girls with unique fighting skills and pair them with a powerful partner 
to form an unstoppable team. 
- Navigate the adventures of a Vanguard Princess in the Story Mode or engage in 
head-to-head battles in the Versus Mode. 

Monday, October 21, 2013

Giveaway: The Conjuring Blu-ray

Based on a true story, the movie tells the horrifying account of how famed paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren were summoned to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse which they recently bought. In fighting this powerful demonic being, the Warrens find themselves in the middle of the most terrifying case of their lives!
Get The Conjuring on Blu-ray & DVD October 22nd!

• 5 Things to Know Before You Watch The Conjuring: Interactive GIFs! - Move your mouse across the GIFs to control them and read the freaky facts to prepare for the scariest movie of the year!

The Conjuring 5 Things to know… INTERACTIVE GIFS! 

There are three ways to enter to win a copy of The Conjuring on Blu-ray:

-Tweet @monkeyjedi with "Can't wait to see #TheConjuring on DVD/Blu-ray October 22nd!"

-Leave a comment below or E-mail with your favorite freaky fact from the five above GIF's.

-Share this post via link on your Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook or Pintrest and let us know when you do!

Contest starts Monday, October 21 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 1st. 
Winner will be contacted via E-mail and will then have 24 hours to reply with a mailing address (NO P.O. Boxes) or an alternate winner will be chosen.

*Each household is only eligible to win 1 The Conjuring Blu-ray via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

**Warner Bros. is sponsoring this giveaway and will be shipping the Blu-ray to the winner. Remember: No P.O. Boxes.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Giveaway: All Is Lost Movie Tickets!

Academy Award® winner Robert Redford stars in All Is Lost, an open-water thriller about one man’s battle for survival against the elements after his sailboat is destroyed at sea. But with the sun unrelenting, sharks circling and his meager supplies dwindling, the ever-resourceful sailor soon finds himself staring his mortality in the face.
Written and directed by Academy Award nominee J.C. Chandor (Margin Call) with a musical score by Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros), All Is Lost is a gripping, visceral and powerfully moving tribute to ingenuity and resilience.
All Is Lost opens in NY and LA October 18, nationwide October 25th.
- Emma Pritchard Jones. THE HUFFINGTON POST

- Pete Hammond. DEADLINE 

There are 4 ways to enter:

- Tweet @monkeyjedi with "Can't wait to see #AllisLost starting October 18th!" 

- Share this post with your friends and followers via Facebook, Twitter, Pintrest or Tumblr and let us know when you do!

-  Share your personal All Is Lost story in the comments section or via E-mail at

- Play with all the All Is Lost GIFs and post your favorite in the comments section!

Contest runs from Friday, October 18th and ends at 11:59 p.m. on October 24th. Winner will be contacted via E-mail and will then have 24 hours to respond or an alternate winner will be chosen.

*All Is Lost is sponsoring this giveaway and will be shipping the prize to the winner via FedEx or USPS. No P.O. Boxes please!

**Each household is only eligible to win 2 Free Movie Tickets via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

BOOM! Studios Adopts 'Protocol: Orphans' For November

  IMAGINE AGENTS Cover A by Khary Randolph    
November, BOOM! Studios will debut their newest original series, PROTOCOL: ORPHANS, written by Michael Alan Nelson (DAY MEN, Supergirl) and illustrated by newcomer Mariano Navarro (DESCENDANT). It will ship withIn a main cover by Stephane Roux (Birds of Prey, GRACE RANDOLPH’S SUPURBIA). PROTOCOL: ORPHANS was created by actor and producer Peter Facinelli (Twilight Saga, Nurse Jackie) and producing partner Rob DeFranco (A7sle Films) and originally solicited under the title PROTOCOL in Diamond’s September Previews.
"I love a good espionage story," says BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon. "PROTOCOL: ORPHANS delivers; it's a smart, stylish, and fast-paced thriller. If you miss shows like ‘Alias,’ you're in for a treat."
WHY WE LOVE IT: Written by Michael Alan Nelson (DAY MEN, Supergirl) and drawn by Mariano Navarro, PROTOCOL: ORPHANS is an action-packed espionage series with a compelling cast of young characters struggling with their transition into adulthood.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Adopted by the government. Trained as deadly spies. Abandoned by everybody but each other. PROTOCOL: ORPHANS is a tense thriller perfect for fans of fun spy fiction like TV’s “Alias” or “Mission: Impossible.”

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Grabbed up by the United States government and thrown into training camps, orphans around the country have been raised to become America’s next generation of superspies. Now, as adults, they live amongst us, ready for “the family” to call them back into action.  
PROTOCOL: ORPHANS  #1 will arrive in stores on November 13th and carries a retail price of $3.99

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

BOOM! Studios Unleashes 'Hellraiser Annual' On Halloween!

  IMAGINE AGENTS Cover A by Khary Randolph    
Just in time for the scariest day of the year, BOOM! Studios is thrilled to release HELLRAISER 2013 ANNUAL #1, featuring stories by HELLRAISER creator Clive Barker with newcomer Ben Meares and HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH co-writer Brandon Seifert. Artists Jesús Hérvás (HELLRAISER) and Janusz Ordon (HELLRAISER) provide the interior artwork, while menton3 (The Memory Collectors) provides the chilling cover, featuring the three characters who have carried the mantle of Pinhead: Elliott Spencer, Kirsty Cotton, and Harry D’Amour.
WHY WE LOVE IT:  A big part of what makes HELLRAISER a horror classic is its expansive world and deep mythology, and annuals give us an opportunity to dive deeper!
WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: Brandon Seifert created and writes one of our favorite horror procedurals, WITCH DOCTOR, and truly understands what makes the Cenobites tick.  
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: In this extra-large special issue, Clive Barker, Brandon Seifert, and Ben Meares go even deeper into the mysteries of Leviathan and the war between Hells. This issue is a key piece of the HELLRAISER: THE DARK WATCH saga, and the effects of these stories will play out in upcoming issues.
HELLRAISER 2013 ANNUAL #1 will arrive in stores on October 30th and carries a retail price of $4.99

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Halo 4: The Master Chief Resin Statue Officially Announced From McFarlane Toys

This December, Halo fans may want to add one more item to their holiday wish list – McFarlane Toys’ Halo 4: The Master Chief statue!

The upcoming highly detailed, hand-painted, cold-cast resin statue perfectly recreates the iconic cover art of Halo 4. This powerful scene depicts the Master Chief rising from the wreckage of the Forward Unto Dawn, primed and ready to explore the strange, new, artificial world. 

The limited-edition statue stands approximately 12 inches tall (with base) and features all the sculpt and paint details McFarlane Toys is famous for. This statue is limited to 1,000 pieces worldwide, and includes three interchangeable weapons.

Replicate the cover art with his trusty Assault Rifle; wield an Energy Sword, the mightily close combat blade used by the deadly Elites; or showcase the new Forerunner enemy weaponry that debuted in Halo 4 by giving Master Chief the all-new Boltshot weapon. Each sequentially numbered piece includes a Certificate of Authenticity, hand-signed by McFarlane Toys' creator Todd McFarlane. 

The Master Chief statue will retail at $295 and will be available starting Friday, December 6, 2013, on the McFarlane Toys online store. A limited quantity of statues will also be available in the US through Diamond Comic Distribution and internationally through Star Images, Cosmic Group, PBM Express, and IKON Collectibles. 

While you wait for this awesome statue, be sure to check out Halo 4 Series 2action figures and the Didact deluxe figure available now at, K-Mart, Rite-Aid, Target Canada, Toys 'R' Us, Walgreens, Walmart Canada, and local comics and specialty retailers. Contact your local stores for availability. 

Stay tuned to for more info on this statue, along with news on all the awesome products from McFarlane Toys. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

BOOM! Studios Puts The Spook In Adventure Time: Spooktacular Just In Time For Halloween

  IMAGINE AGENTS Cover A by Khary Randolph    
KaBOOM! Studios, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, is proud to announce the newest installment of ADVENTURE TIME comic book fun, ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1. Available just in time for Halloween, the ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1, based on the top-rated Cartoon Network animated series of the same name, collects a grab bag of sweet and scary short stories in the spirit of the season.

The stand-alone issue is written and drawn by various creators and artists including Jen Bennett (ADVENTURE TIME: MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS), Bryce Carlson (HIT), Ming Doyle (Mara), Jones Wiedle (Helvetica), Jay Hosler (Sandwalk Adventures), Jen Vaughn, and Kevin Church (The Line). ADVENTURE TIME 2013 SPOOKTACULAR ships with a main cover illustrated by Becky Dreistadt (Tiny Kitten Teeth) as well as retailer incentive variant covers by Ming Doyle and Jones Wiedle. And as an extra “treat” for fans, the special will include a yet-to-be-announced bonus story that you won't want to miss!

WHY WE LOVE IT: The surreal, post-apocalyptic world of Ooo is already a little bit spooky, which makes it perfect for a collection of funnily scary stories.

WHY YOU WILL LOVE IT: This time of year, everyone loves a good scare! Why not get in the spirit with all of your favorite characters from Cartoon Network’s top-rated comedy series?

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: The Spooktacular is a collection of short stories following some of our favorite friends in ADVENTURE TIME. Enjoy Marceline’s attempt at being a “good girl”, how Fionna and Cake get through their latest adventure and other stories! It’s going to be a great time!

The over-sized ADVENTURE TIME: 2013 SPOOOKTACULAR #1 arrives in comic shops on October 30th with a cover price of $4.99

Sunday, October 6, 2013

McFarlane Toys Launches New WWE® ICON SERIES Collectibles

Limited-Edition WWE Superstar The Undertaker® Statue to Release

December 2013

 McFarlane Toys and WWE announced today a new licensing agreement to produce the first-ever WWE limited-edition collectible statues. The WWE ICON Series will include both current WWE Superstars and Legends.
Fans can look forward to all the statues featuring authentic WWE memorabilia, which are highly limited in production.  Select statues will also feature a limited run of authentic WWE Superstar and Legends signatures. Each WWE ICON statue will be created, developed and designed by Todd McFarlane and his award-winning McFarlane Toys design group, in conjunction with WWE, and will be meticulously sculpted and hand-painted to a fully realized likeness.
For its first statue release, McFarlane Toys has chosen one of the most iconic WWE Superstars ever, The Undertaker. A fan favorite and multiple-time WWE Champion and World Heavyweight Champion, The Undertaker’s accomplishments have cemented his place among the greatest in WWE history.
The statue depicts The Undertaker, in amazingly authentic detail, with the enigmatic character that makes him a WWE icon.  The Undertaker statue stands over 17.5-inches tall, with a special base that includes LED spotlights, a plaque highlighting some of The Undertaker’s historic accomplishments.  WWE fans will be able to own a piece of history, as each statue will feature a piece of the ring skirt from The Undertaker’s Inferno match against WWE Superstar Kane® from the February 22, 1999 edition of Monday Night Raw®.

The Undertaker statue is limited to only 850 pieces, and each one is individually and sequentially numbered. As an added bonus, each statue will include a Certificate of Authenticity hand-signed by the internationally acclaimed artist and creator of McFarlane Toys, Todd McFarlane.
The limited-edition collectible will retail at $295 and will be available on the McFarlane Toys online store ( and WWE Shop, ( starting Friday, December 6, 2013.  A limited quantity of statues will be available through Diamond Select Retailers. 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

BOOM! Studios Exclusives Heading To New York Comic Con

The exclusives include:

ADVENTURE TIME ENCHIRIDION Vol. 2 Hardcover by Stephanie Gonzaga


ADVENTURE TIME #20 Get-A-Sketch Cover

DAY MEN #1 NYCC Variant Cover by Khary Randolph, colors by Blond

POLARITY Hardcover by Frazer Irving

SONS OF ANARCHY #1 NYCC Variant Cover by Gabriel Hardman,

colors by Matthew Wilson

THE MIDAS FLESH NYCC Print by Emily Partridge

POLARITY NYCC Print by Frazer Irving