Disney announced that they will be making a new Star Wars
Trilogy that is independent of the current Star Wars Trilogy
that George Lucas created back in 1977 focusing on the Skywalker
family. They have appointed the current writer and director
Rian Johnson who worked on the upcoming Star Wars Episode VIII
The Last Jedi due in theaters on December 15, 2017 to produce
the new series exploring new characters and other parts of the Star
Wars galaxy that have not been touched upon before.
Spider-Man: Homecoming starring Tom Holland, Michael Keaton
and Robert Downey Jr. will be released on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on
October 17, 2017.
Hasbro will be producing a retro-style set of figures based
on the Marvel Legends series of 6 inch figures. The figure
packages are reminiscent of the ones produced by Toy Biz back in the
early 1990s. The initial series will feature Spider-Man,
Wolverine, Iron Man, Black Widow, Captain America and the Punisher.
They're expected to be released in December, 2017 into early
January, 2018. Preorders are currently being taken.
Transformers: The Last Knight is
available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD. The film is the latest in
the Transformers series of movies starring Mark Wahlberg, Anthony
Hopkins, Josh Duhamel.
Superman the Movie Extended
Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando and Gene Hackman will be released
on Blu Ray DVD on October 2, 2017. This is an updated version
of the original film that contained additional scenes on Krypton, Smallville
and Metropolis. Some of those scenes were included in a TV
release which was last seen by audiences on ABC TV in 1982.
Director Richard Donner and other artists have worked to create the
extended version for home video release to blend in all of the
additional scenes making this version of the film run over 3 hours.
This release will also include the Superman the Movie Special
Edition which also had additional scenes added to the theatrical
version and has been available in other home video release packages
in past years.
Star Wars 40th Anniversary Black
Series 6 Inch Wave 2 is in production again by Hasbro and several
retailers online are taking pre-orders for an estimated 2018
delivery. These figures had long sold out earlier this year.
This may be the only opportunity to acquire these figures at a
reasonable price before buyers have to turn their sights on the
after market which has been the alternative since these series of
figures were so difficult to find at their favorite stores.
Walgreens has an exclusive
Human Torch Marvel Legends figure from the Fantastic Four.
The figure is available on their web site and as of September 25,
2017 it is discounted at $16.99 (a savings of $3).
Superman the Movie starring
Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando and Gene Hackman back in 1978 will
have an extended version released in its complete form on Blu-Ray
DVD coming in October 2017. The film was originally shown on
television in two parts on ABC back in 1982 and contained many
scenes not featured in the theatrical version of the movie including
extended footage on Krypton, Smallville and Metropolis.
Director Richard Donner and other artists have worked to create the
extended version for home video release to blend in all of the
additional scenes making this version of the film run over 3 hours.
Many sites have written about this upcoming version. Here's
one of those
The Wonder Woman movie starring
Gal Gadot and Chris Pine will be available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on
September 19, 2017.
Some of the toughest to find earliest appearances of the
Punisher have been collected into one volume called Punisher Back
to War Omnibus. This is the first time these Punisher
stories have been a part of the Marvel Omnibus series and here
you'll be able to obtain his most expensive issues without paying
the current collector market prices for the original comic books.
Issues contained in the book are amongst his most popular including Amazing Spider-Man #129
(1st appearance of the Punisher), 134-135, 161-162,
174-175, 201-202, Amazing Annual #15, Giant-Size Spider-Man #4,
Marvel Preview #2 (Origin of the Punisher), Marvel Super Action (1976 Magazine); Captain
America #241, Daredevil #182-184, Spectacular Spider-Man #81-83 and
Punisher Mini-Series #1-5. The book is currently available on
Star Wars Force Friday II will be celebrated by several major
retailers including Toys R Us, Target, Wal-Mart,
GameStop on September 1, 2017. Most Toys R Us
and Target stores across the nation have scheduled to open
their doors at midnight-12:00 AM on September 1, 2017 for up to two
hours in order to allow customers to come in and purchase the latest
Star Wars merchandise as it pertains to the next Star Wars film
The Last Jedi due in theaters on December 15, 2017. There
will be plenty of other Star Wars goods related to the other films
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be available on DVD and
Blu-Ray on August 22, 2017.
Hot Toys has released photos of their upcoming 1/6th scale
figures of Grand Moff Tarkin and a new Darth Vader from the original
Star Wars film from 1977. The details and accessories for both
figures are exquisite. You can pre-order the figures on
Sideshow Collectibles web site for a third quarter 2018 release.
You can purchase Grand Moff by himself if you don't want to acquire
both figures. No details are currently available on the Darth
Vader by himself so if you want to acquire him, you will have to
purchase the two figure set.
mycomicshop has a comic book auction listing a number of
issues from the Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age and more.
The auctions end on August 7, 2017. For a complete listing
check them out
Hot Toys will be producing a 1/6th scale version of Thor from
the new movie Thor Ragnorok due in theaters in November,
2017. The figure - Roadworn Thor is available for
pre-order for a 4th quarter 2017 release.
Sideshow Collectibles has released a preview image of their
upcoming 1/6th scale Batman figure that they will be producing.
Click on the image to head to their site and sign up to receive
updates on when this figure will be released.
Toys R Us has a sale on Marvel Legends Infinite Series 6 inch
figures at $5 off. They normally retail for $19.99 so they
will be on sale for $14.99 from July 16, 2017 to July 22, 2017.
Toys R Us has a sale on Star Wars Black Series 6 inch
figures at 2 for $20. The sale runs from July 16, 2017 to July
Toys R Us has a 30% off sale on select Star Wars lightsabers
including the Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader and Kylo Ren Black series
electronic lightsabers. Head on over to their site to take
advantage of these great savings.
Amazon has an exclusive set of Spider-Man figures including
Spider-Man, Kraven, Vulture, Sandman, Doctor Octopus, Electro and
Mysterio comprising of Spidey's battle against the Sinister Six.
The figures are in the 3.75 inch scale and come in retro Toy Biz
packaging reminiscent of their presentation style that the former
manufacturer who produced Marvel figures in the early 1990s.
As these are imports and exclusive to Amazon, they are expected to
be limited in availability.
The Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and
Connie Nielsen is due in theaters on June 2, 2017. As a
promotion Sideshow Collectibles is giving away a free Wonder Woman
Premium Format figure in a contest running through June 8, 2017.
Details can be found here - Wonder Woman Premium Format Figure Giveway.
For the first time on Blu-Ray DVD comes the complete series of the
classic animated series from the 1960s - Speed Racer. The
series has long been out of production on other forms of video.
The Blu-Ray set will be available on May 30, 2017.
May 25, 2017 represents the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.
It was 1977 on this date when Star Wars first graced movie screens in
limited cities in the US - 32 to be exact in its initial run.
The film went on to become the highest grossing film of all-time and
remained so for the next few years. It remains today amongst
the highest grossing films of all time. It has since gone on
to be one of the most influential films in history and spawned
multiple sequels and other film and TV productions and an
international brand with a plethora of products and merchandise that
continue to fuel the interest of long-time fans and adding new fans and followers from all over the world.
May the Force Be with you. Always.
In what is billed as the last Wolverine appearance by actor Hugh
Jackman. Logan starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick
Stewart as Professor X for perhaps the last time as well makes its
way to Blu-Ray DVD on May 23, 2017.
Rocket the Raccoon from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be
produced in a 1/6th scale figure from Hot Toys. The figure is
scheduled to be released in 2018 and pre-orders are currently being
The first Wonder Woman movie will make its debut in theaters
in June, 2017 starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine. One of the
inspirational Wonder Woman comic book series that many of the recent
DC writers and artists have drawn upon for their renditions of the
character that came from the 1987 series created by long time
artist George Perez. That series helped re-write the origin of
the Amazonian and her homeland and updated the character and her
adventures to modern times from its golden age roots and a
1970s attempt to revive the character with a feminist direction.
mycomicshop has several copies of the first issue and other
issues in the series in various affordable grades and prices.
You can also acquire the two omnibus volumes that contain the first
several issues from that series.
Sideshow Collectibles has produced a maquette depicting the
famous 1974 first appearance of Wolverine battling the Hulk from
Hulk #181. The piece is limited and will be available in
April/May, 2017. Preorders are currently available for this
massively impressive piece which will come with two different
classic Wolverine looks. One will depict is exact look from
that issue and the other is his more famous look that Dave Cockrum
and John Byrne embellished on when the character appeared as part of
the New X-Men issues.
Rocket Raccoon's comic book appearances has drawn
amazing interest since he appeared in the first Guardians of the
Galaxy motion picture a couple of years ago. As the next Guardians movie
makes its debut in theaters in May, 2017, the enthusiasm for his first two appearances in Marvel
Preview #7 and Hulk #271 remains on par with that of Deadpool and Cable
respectively. Comic book films tend to give a real boost to
any characters significant issues and this next film should be no
different. mycomicshop currently has both books in
their inventory in various conditions at prices that are reasonable
for any collector.
Captain Phasma is expected to have a larger role in the
upcoming film Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi. Her
1/6th scale figure is currently available, but as in most
productions by Hot Toys are made in limited quantities and
sell out. This may be your only opportunity to acquire the
figure before it hits the after market and sell for much higher.
With the upcoming release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
in theaters on May 5, 2017, the interest in their first comic book
appearance continue to increase. mycomicshop currently
has several copies of the highly sought after book Marvel
Super-Heroes #18 from 1969 to fit in most collector's budget.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be available on Blu-Ray DVD and
DVD on April 4, 2017. It is currently available in High
Definition for download.
The iconic Wonder Woman as portrayed by actress Lynda
Carter in the 1970s TV series will be represented in a brand new
statue/maquette produced by Tweeterhead coming late summer/early
fall 2017 (July-September). It will have a real like appearance of
the actress standing on a star base in a classic pose deflecting
bullets off her bracelets.
Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title
role will be available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on February 28, 2017.
This is the latest in the Marvel Universe of movies produced by
Marvel Studios to be available after its successful theatrical
Two of the hottest Marvel issues in the modern age feature the first
appearances of Cable and Deadpool in the 1990s in the New Mutants
series. Cable first appeared in full in New Mutants #87
in 1990 and Deadpool debuted in New Mutants #98 in 1991 along
with two other significant characters-Domino and Gideon. The
after market prices for these issues have seen significant price
jumps in recent years. They will continue to garner more
interest with the next Deadpool movie that will introduce Cable.
More and more collectors will be drawn to these books and new
collectors joining the hobby/industry will follow suit.
Mycomicshop features multiple copies of these books in certified
and uncertified grades in various conditions so there will be plenty
of choices to choose from.
Hot Toys is further gearing up for the upcoming Star Wars
film - Star Wars Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with a
large assortment of figures. The highly coveted Stormtroopers
will be amongst the most sought after. Pre-orders are
currently being taken now.
X-Men: Apocalypse will be coming to Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on
October 4th, 2016. The film stars James McAvoy, Michael
Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence.
Hot Toys is producing sixth scale figures from the upcoming
Star Wars film - Star Wars Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Shoretrooper and Darth Vader are being produced from the film.
Here's a link to Sideshow Collectibles so you can read more about
one of the figures and its pre-order information. You'll be
able to see the Darth Vader and other figures there as well. The film that will
debut in theaters in December.
The highest grossing film of 2016 is
Captain America: Civil War starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey
Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. It will be available on 3D Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray
DVD on September 13th, 2016.
The release of Transformers The Movie
will be available on September 13th, 2016 to celebrate
the 30th anniversary of the film. This has been long out of
print and here's your chance to pick up the film before it too becomes
out of print. There will be a couple of versions to choose
from. One in a special steel book and a regular version-both
on Blu-Ray DVD.
Killing Joke Blu-Ray DVD will be available on August 2, 2016.
The long-awaited adaptation from the popular one-shot comic book is
finally making its way to animated film.
Batman v Superman:
Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams,
Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane and Gal Gadot will be available on Blu-Ray
DVD on July 19th, 2016.
The Marvel Universe by John Byrne
Omnibus hardcover will be available on April 19th, 2016.
John Byrne has been one of the most successful and one of the most
well-known comic book artist and storyteller ever. His work in
comic books began in the 1970s and still going on today. Some
of his very best work was with Marvel Comics during the 70s and 80s
and this new hardcover will collect many issues that he worked on
during those years. You'll find Champions #11-15,
Marvel Preview #11, Avengers #164-166, 181-191, Power Man #48-50
Marvel Premiere #47-48, Captain America #247-255, Silver
Surfer(1982) #1, Incredible Hulk #314-319, Wolverine #17-23 and
material from Marvel Fanfare #29.
The Justice League vs Teen Titans Blu-Ray
DVD will be available on April 12th, 2016. This is the
latest DC Comics and Warner Home Video animated movie.
Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens will be available on
Blu-Ray DVD on April 5th, 2016. The DVD will
contain many features including behind the scenes, deleted scenes and more
of the highest grossing film in
North America history starring Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver.
One of the superhero teams of the 1970s have remained a cult
favorite. The team consisted of the Black Widow, Hercules,
Ghost Rider, Angel and the Iceman and their appearances during that
decade are being captured into the popular Marvel Masterworks coming
on March 8th, 2016. Marvel Masterworks: The Champions Volume 1
will feature their earliest appearances in Champions #1-17, Iron Man
Annual #4, Avengers #163, Super-Villain Team-up #14, Spectacular
Spider-Man #17-18, Hulk Annual #7.
There are going to be a few different publications coming out on
December 18th, 2015 focusing on the newest Star Wars film - Star
Wars: Episode 7 The Force Awakens. As seen for the
previous films three distinct books have been published featuring
the characters, ships, weapons and worlds in addition to the concept
art that would inspire and help in the creation of the film.
Star Wars: The
Force Awakens Visual Dictionary -
The Art of Star
Wars: The Force Awakens -
Star Wars: The
Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections will something unique
for everyone to enjoy as a companion to the film.
mycomicshop has a large selection of
Star Wars comic books and graphic novels at some very affordable
prices. With the newest Star Wars film - Star Wars: Episode
7 The Force Awakens coming out on December 18th, 2015 in
theaters, there's never been a better time where there have been so
many different Star Wars titles produced and available to fans and
readers all over.
The Ant-Man movie is coming to Blu-Ray DVD on December 8th,
2015. The film starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily and Michael
Douglas is the latest Marvel Studios film in the ongoing Marvel
Universe on the big screen.
has a large Cyber Savings Sale featuring quite a number of
previously released figures from the Masters of the Universe
and DC Universe and DC Signature lines at incredible
discounts. Hurry over before they're all gone.
Mattycollector opened a shop on their web site devoted to
past items sold at Comic-Con. You'll be able to purchase items
like the Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile - Mr. Mxyzptlk DC
Universe Super Powers - DC Man of Steel Movie Masters
Superman vs. General Zod Movie Pack. Some items have
already sold out so hurry before they're all gone.
having their monthly sale on November 16th, 2015 featuring
Dragstor Club Eternia
monthly Masters of the Universe
figure. There are other
re-releases available in the sale - Point Dread &
Talon Fighter Set - Clamp Champ - Geldor figures and more.
Guardians of the
Galaxy Solo Classic Omnibus will be available on November 17th,
2015. The hardcover book contains classic Guardian stories
from Incredible Hulk #271, Annual #5 - Iron Man #55 - Captain
Marvel #27-33, 43-44, 58-62 - Strange Tales #180-181 - Warlock
#9-11, 15 - Avengers #219-220, Annual #7 - Marvel Two-In-One Annual
#2 - Marvel Preview #11 - Marvel Spotlight #1-2, 6-7 - Marvel
Premiere #61 - Rocket Raccoon #1-4 - Star-Lord Special Edition.
Comic book collectors who are unable to
spend on Golden Age Batman issues that can range in the
multi-million dollar range have an alternative solution when
Batman: The Golden
Age Omnibus Vol. 1 becomes available on November 24th, 2015.
The hardcover book will reprint Batman's very first appearance and
other early appearances during 1939 to 1941 - Detective
Comics #27-56, Batman #1-7, New York World's Fair Comics #2, World's
Best Comics #1 and World's Finest Comics #2-3.
Terminator Genisys starring Arnold
The very successful and award winning animated series called Justice
League Unlimited which ran in the early 2000s will get Blu-Ray DVD
treatment on November 10th, 2015. Justice League Unlimited:
The Complete Series will feature the last few seasons of the
show which originally started as Justice League. The first two
seasons are already available on Blu-Ray DVD.
The top grossing film of 2015 - Jurassic
World will be on Blu-Ray DVD as a stand alone or included in a
collection with the previous three Jurassic Park films. Both
will be available on October 20th, 2015.
Nick Fury has become
a very popular and significant character the last few years in large
part to his appearances in the various Marvel Studios films such as
The Avengers and Iron Man movies, but also his prevailing role in
various current comic titles. Most fans haven't even explored
his original first appearances and origins from the 1960s. A
great way to read and experience those early adventures comes in the
form of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus that
becomes available on October 20th, 2015. The book will contain
Nick's long running run in Strange Tales and in his own title in
1968 started by Jim Steranko and other important early appearances.
Werewolf by Night was amongst many horror and science fiction
titles that populated the early to mid 1970s from both Marvel and DC
Comics. A very difficult title to track down all issues and
related appearances in nice condition. Werewolf by Night
Omnibus will be available on October 20th, 2015 containing his
first appearances, the entire run of the title and other significant
appearances during that era.
having their monthly sale on October 15th, 2015 featuring Perfuma
monthly Masters of the Universe
Club 200X monthly figure - Flying Fists He-Man &
Terror Claws Skeletor - Batros Club Filmation figures
Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron will be available on a combo
3D Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray, Digital HD set on October 2nd, 2015. The
DVD will contain the feature film plus behind the scenes footage.
Force Friday begins at 12:01 AM (after Midnight) on September
4th, 2015 at various retail outlets like Toys R US,
Wal-Mart and Target stores. This is the beginning
release of the newest Star Wars figures, vehicles, accessories and
collectibles from the new film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force
Awakens to be made available for sale. Fans from all over
will be gathering at their local stores waiting to get in to
purchase these offerings.
having their monthly sale on August 17th, 2015 with several
offerings of Masters of the Universe figures -
Mara of Primus Club Eternia
Monthly figure - Buzz Saw Hordak Club Eternia Quarterly
figure - Evil Seed Club 200X Monthly figure - Gwildor
Club Eternia Holiday figure and more.
Long-time, popular artist George Perez helped re-vitalize and
modernize Wonder Woman in the 1980s with the re-launch of the
character in a new series. A new edition - Wonder Woman
Omnibus will be available on August 25th, 2015 containing issues
#1-24 and the first annual from that popular series.
The newest DC Comics and Warner Home Video Blu-Ray DVD movie will be
Gods and Monsters to be released on July 28th, 2015. The
animated movies of the DC Universe that have been made for over the
last several years are some of the finest comic book productions on
the market. This one will join the many great productions
having their monthly sale on July 15th, 2015 featuring a couple of
new Masters of the Universe figures - Peekablue and
Callix - Club Eternia Monthly
and Club 200X Monthly figures. There will be other figures
from past offerings as usual.
Also Mattycollector is offering
until August 10th, 2015 a subscription service for fan choice
Masters of the Universe figures. You'll have first access
to figures such as Despara, Lord Masque,
Vultak, Darius, Tuskador, Despara, Crita,
General Sunder, Horde Wraith, Night Stalker.
The Legend Of The
Lone Ranger will be available on Blu-Ray DVD for the first time
on July 14th, 2015. This was the first motion picture
depiction of the Lone Ranger since the days of Clayton Moore and Jay
Silverheels who took the very popular TV show to the movies a few
times. This version debuted in 1981 and starred unknown actor-Klinton
Spisbury in the starring role with veteran actors Jason Robards and
Christopher Lloyd in supporting roles as the President and Butch
Cavendish. This is an overlooked version of the long running
fictional hero and is very true to the origin of the character and
The Ant-Man movie hits theaters on July 17th, 2015 starring
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas.
Mycomicshop has a library of
Ant-Man comic books and trade paperbacks devoted to the
character since his debut in 1962. These are issues and books
featuring both Hank Pym and Scott Lang as the title character.
The second omnibus volume containing classic Star Wars issues produced by Marvel Comics during the
1970s and 1980s will be available on June 23rd, 2015. Star Wars: The
Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 2 will collect Star Wars
45-78 and Annual 2. A great opportunity to collect and read
these great issues without the high price of back issues.
having their monthly sale on May 15th, 2015. Blast Attak
Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figure headlines
the sale along with previously released Masters of the
Universe Classics Club Eternia figures such as Rio Blast
and Two Bad figures. Damian Wayne and Aquaman
DC Signature Collection figures return in this latest sale.