Thursday, March 26, 2015

Disneyland Diamond Celebration Star Wars R2-D60 Exclusive

Disneyland will be celebrating in a big way this year with their 60th Anniversary. The Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. has created the Disneyland Diamond Celebration to take place on May 20 - 21st. The tickets went on sale this morning and have now sold out. There will be many exclusive pins available along with prints, and other merchandise made for the event. Because Star Wars has been a big part of Disneyland for many years now, it was only fitting to have an exclusive. There will be a special Star Wars R2-D60 figure, which is part of the Droid Factory series and limited to only 6000 at $12.95. The figure is limited to 5 per person and is currently available to pre-order. 


As stated above, the Disneyland Diamond Celebration Star Wars R2-D60 Exclusive is available for pre-order  by registering to attend to the event. 

Here is the link: 

Please note: The event is sold out, but you can be listed on the waiting list in which will give you a Registration Code that is required in order to pre-order the R2-D60. 

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS & UNCANNY INHUMANS

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ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS &
UNCANNY INHUMANS Explode Into Free Comic Book Day!
Your First Glimpse Into the Post-SECRET WARS Marvel Universe!


                                                                                                                                                 
The biggest heroes, the biggest creators and the biggest stories in comics today are coming to FREE COMIC BOOK DAY this year!

Today, Marvel is proud to officially peel back the curtain on one of Marvel’s can’t-miss Free Comic Book Day offerings!Saturday, May 2nd, meet the new roster of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and prepare for the next epic chapter of Charles Soule’s Inhumans saga in ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS FCBD!

Get a look into the Avengers of tomorrow with the All-New, All-Different Avengers! Eisner-award winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, S.H.I.E.L.D.) and All-New Young Guns artist Mahmud Asrar (All-New X-Men) take this new squad for their very first spin! Newcomers NovaMiles Morales, and Ms. Marvel join Captain AmericaIron ManThor, and the Vision for a team of Avengers unlike any you’ve ever seen before!
                                                                                                                                         
Then, blockbuster Death of Wolverine scribe Charles Soule joins artist Brandon Peterson (Age of Ultron) to lay new groundwork for the future of the Inhumans. As the Terrigen Mists continue to awaken new Inhumans across the globe – it’s up to Medusa and her squad to protect them from a world that would use their new powers for evil. And why is Johnny Storm, the Human Torch now counted among their ranks?

Plus, don’t miss Marvel’s other exciting FCBD offering, Secret Wars #0 – the epic prelude to the biggest comic event of the year, just in time for the release of Secret Wars #1 the very next Wednesday!

The future of Marvel begins on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY! Be there as the All-New, All-Different Avengers assemble for the first time and the Uncanny Inhumans embrace the Marvel Universe of tomorrow! No fan can afford to miss both of Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day titles – in stores on May 2nd!

ALL-NEW, ALL-DIFFERENT AVENGERS FCBD
Written by MARK WAID & CHARLES SOULE
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR & BRANDON PETERSON
Covers by JEROME OPENA & NICK BRADSHAW
Coming Free Comic Book Day!

SECRET WARS #0
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN & HAJIME ISAYAMA
Art by PAUL RENAUD & GERARDO SANDOVAL
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Coming Free Comic Book Day!

EXTRA! EXTRA! Everything Ends! Read All About it in the NEW YORK BULLETIN NEWSPAPER!

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EXTRA! EXTRA! Everything Ends!
Read All About it in the NEW YORK BULLETIN NEWSPAPER!
All The SECRET WARS News That’s Fit To Print!

                                    
Coming this May – dispatches from the world of SECRET WARS come straight to you in this special edition of the New York Bulletin! The NEW YORK BULLETIN SECRET WARS NEWSPAPER is an actual, real newspaper featuring all the news you care about from the surface of Battleworld. New articles, new features, news from other domains – if it’s happening on Battleworld, the New York Bulletin has the scoop!

Your number one source for late-breaking news from the brink of destruction, the NEW YORK BULLETIN SECRET WARS NEWSPAPER is coming to comic shops one week before SECRET WARS #1.  From Greenland in the North to New Xandar below the Shield – our reporters have eyes and ears everywhere!

Who is the mysterious and “quiet” vigilante who leads the Inhuman rebellion? This tell-all expose will keep you up-to-date on Inhuman affairs! Homicide, mischief and mayhem! Scan the Police Blotter for a list of major crimes put to a halt by the Thors! Looking for a great vacation spot?  Don’t miss the new, expanded Travel section!

Plus, prepare for Secret Wars like never before with an exciting roadmap charting important moments, relevant stories, and can’t-miss collections to get you caught up for the highly anticipated first issue!
                                                                                                 
For all the Secret Wars news you care about – don’t miss the NEW YORK BULLETIN SECRET WARS NEWSPAPER, coming to comic shops this April!  

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

DARTH VADER #3 Sells Out, Second Print on the Way!

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Beware the Power of the Dark Side – DARTH VADER #3 Sells Out, Second Print on the Way!

Critics and fans have spoken! Despite overwhelming demand and chart topping sales, Marvel is pleased to announce that DARTH VADER #3 has completely sold out before the book even hits store shelves. Though copies may still be available at retail level, retailers are strongly encouraged to check their orders on this second printing in order to meet demand.
Who is the mysterious renegade weapons archaeologist known as Aphra? More importantly – why does the Dark Lord need her help? Vader’s quest to reclaim his glory runs directly into the path of this brand new Star Wars character. Be there for her epic first appearance!
It’s not too late to jump on board the ongoing series that has the critics raving!
“Cinematic and haunting, Darth Vader is an excellent addition to Marvel’s growing lineup of Star Wars comics.”
– IGN, on Darth Vader #1
“Gillen’s sharp writing suggests that it will be well worth following the Dark Path to the next issue”
– NY Daily News, on Darth Vader #1
“Salvador Larroca’s art is masterful and glorious,”
– Comic Book Resources, on Darth Vader #1

It’s never been a better time to join the Dark Side, so don’t miss out when DARTH VADER #3 returns to comic shops this April!

DARTH VADER #3 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Art by SALVADOR LARROCA
Cover by ADI GRANOV
FOC – 04/06/15, On-Sale 04/29/15

IDW Publishing Announces Schedule for Emerald City Comicon

Attendants of Seattle’s renowned Emerald City Comicon are in for surprise announcements, exceptional signings and a weekend full of fun from IDW! Taking place this weekend from March 27th – March 29th at the Washington State Convention Center, come by the IDW booth (#1802) to stock up on your collection, meet your favorite creators, and score a truly outrageous exclusive. Additionally, Top Shelf can be found at booth #1225, where you can meet the creative team behind the hit satire God Is Disappointed in You, Mark Russell and Shannon Wheeler

Available exclusively at the IDW booth, grab yourself
a copy of the book that’s got everyone talking, Jem & The Holograms, with a variant cover by Agnes Garbowska! The cover can be purchased for $5, limit 3 per customer.
 

The IDW booth will be packed all weekend long with talent from across the industry signing their acclaimed work:


Friday March 27th

11:00 – 12:00 Orphan Black Jody Houser
12:00 – 1:00 Samurai Jack, Powerpuff Girls –
            Andy Suriano, Derek Charm
1:00 – 2:00 D4VE, The Bigger Bang –
            Ryan Ferrier, D.J. Kirkbride
2:00 – 3:00 Jem & The Holograms
           Agnes Garbowska, Sara Richard
(*Check out the show exclusive variant!)
3:00 – 4:00 Dirk Gently Chris Ryall, Tony Akins
4:00 – 5:00 Godzilla: CataclysmCullen Bunn
5:00 – 6:00 Kill Shakespeare – Conor McCreery
6:00 – 7:00 Nelvana of the Northern Lights  Hope Nicholson

Saturday March 28th

10:00 – 11:00 Skylanders – David A. Rodriguez
11:00 – 12:00 Edward Scissorhands – Kate Leth, Drew Rausch
12:00 – 1:00 Dirk Gently Chris Ryall, Tony Akins
1: 00 ­– 2:00 The Fly: OutbreakBrandon Seifert
2:00 – 3:00 My Little Pony, Jem & The HologramsSara Richard
3:00 – 4:00 Wild Blue Yonder Zach Howard
4:00 – 5:00 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & More! Erik Burnham, Paul Allor
5:00 – 6:00 Judge Dredd – Darick Robertson
6:00 – 7:00 Transformers Mairghread Scott, Andrew Griffith, Livio Ramondelli

Sunday March 29th

10:00 – 11:00 My Little Pony – Amy Mebberson, Georgia Ball, Ted Anderson,
           Agnes Garbowska
11:00 – 12:00 Powerpuff Girls – Derek Charm
12:00 – 1:00 G.I. Joe Cover Art – Jerffrey Veregge, Drew Johnson
1:00 – 2:00 Amelia Cole, Artful Daggers  D.J. Kirkbride, Adam P. Knave,
          Sean E. Williams
3:00 – 4:00 Dungeons & Dragons: Legends of Baldur’s Gate – Max Dunbar


And don’t miss out on the panels that are sure to be a highlight of your weekend!


Friday, 1:00 – 2:00 Room Hall C (TCC 301)
IDW: 2015 and Beyond—IDW invites you to join in their first big panel of 2015! Join VP of Marketing Dirk Wood, Editor-in-Chief/Chief Creative Officer Chris Ryall, alongside editor Sarah GaydosErik Burnham of Ghostbusters fame, and Jody Houser, writer of the hit Orphan Black comic for a spirited chat filled with announcements, hijinks and Q&A!

Saturday, 2:00 – 3:00 Room Hall C (TCC 301)
God is Disappointed in You (The Sequel), with Mark Russell & Shannon Wheeler—Last year's standing-room-only hot ticket returns -- now with even more Biblical bewilderment! God Is Disappointed in You, published by Top Shelf, is the tongue-in-cheek "condensed" version of the Bible you never knew you needed -- hilariously modern, but surprisingly authentic -- packed with cartoons by Eisner-award-winner Shannon Wheeler (The New YorkerToo Much Coffee Man). Join him and author Mark Russell (writer of DC Comics’ upcoming Prez) for an hour of unforgettable irreverence, including Q&A, audience sketches, and the hilarious-yet-accurate "ten-minute Bible." PLUS: a taste of the Audie-nominated audiobook, read by Dr. Venture himself, James Urbaniak (The Venture Bros), and an exclusive announcement about the upcoming sequel!

Sunday, 3:30 – 4:20 Hall F (TCC 304)
Kevin Eastman: A Life With TurtlesJoin the legendary co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and he talks about his long career in both comics and Hollywood, and how he brings his beloved Turtles to the world in a variety of media!

Sunday, 4:00 – 5:00 Room Hall C (TCC 301)
IDW Presents: The New Class of Licensed ComicsTransformers, Adventure Time, Star Trek, Orphan Black, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic... What do these comics all have in common? They're all licensed comics, and although some may STILL look down on them, they're also home to some of the best talent telling the best stories around. Come hear about the good (and the sometimes challenging) aspects of working on books like these, from host Editor Sarah Gaydos (Star Trek, Disney, Edward Scissorhands), with special guests Kate Leth (Bravest Warriors, Edward Scissorhands), Corinna Bechko (Star Wars, Planet of the Apes, Once Upon a Time), Jody Houser (Orphan Black), Editor Shannon Waters (of BOOM!), Chris Roberson (Aliens, Star Trek), and Gabriel Hardman (Planet of the Apes, Star Wars).