Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Aspen Comics Zoohunters #1 Covers Including Chris Sanders (Director of How to Train Your Dragon and Lilo and Stitch)

Academy Award-nominated director, writer and cartoonist Chris Sanders is set to produce his first comic book cover this January 2015 for Aspen Comics’ all new series, The ZooHunters. Sanders is best known for directing DreamWorks’ How To Train Your Dragon, The Croods and Disney’s Lilo & Stitch films. In addition, Sanders has worked on acclaimed titles such as The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and Mulan.

Chris Sanders Variant Cover
Created, written and illustrated by Peter Steigerwald, Aspen Comics’ The ZooHunters tells the tale of Abros Kel, a ZooHunter by trade, who is hired to capture animals for zoos on alien worlds. He and his young son Ty have lost everything due to tragedy, and together this uncomfortable pair set out into the stars to train Ty to be a ZooHunter as well.

The ZooHunters #1 debuts on October 29th and this all-new Aspen title will feature covers by Steigerwald, Siya Oum, Joe Benitez and more. Chris Sanders’ contribution will be featured on the cover for The ZooHunters #3 in January 2015. To pre-order a copy of The ZooHunters #1, Aspen has provided the following item codes:

The ZooHunters #1 Direct Edition Cover A: AUG141045
The ZooHunters #1 Direct Edition Cover B: AUG141046

For more information on The ZooHunters and Aspen Comics, please check the following social media sites:

Steampunk Lego Coffee Table Book

This holiday season is looking up for LEGO® fans—especially those immersed in steampunk. Meet steampunk connoisseur, LEGO artist, and special effects professional Guy Himber and his soon-to-be-released Steampunk LEGO (No Starch Press, November 2014, 200 pp., $29.95, hardcover, 4C), an incredible coffee table book sure to delight sci-fi and steampunk fans.
Himber, a special effects artist with more than 50 feature films under his belt, including Edward Scissorhands, Independence Day, and Stargate, has been crafting imaginative worlds for years. In Steampunk LEGO, he's created a fantastical steampunk world, filled with photos of Victorian-era sci-fi treasures built solely from LEGO. Dirigibles, submarines, clockwork animals, and fanciful contraptions whisk readers away on a steampunk adventure—pure bliss for all who delight in whimsy and tiny gears.

With its eclectic variety of models designed by dozens of the world's top LEGO artists, Steampunk LEGO joins other jaw-dropping No Starch Press LEGO titles like Beautiful LEGO and LEGO Space in displaying the passion and creativity that so many millions invest in these little bricks.

Steampunk LEGO arrives in fine bookstores everywhere this November.

Super7 x Secret Base Alien Xenomorph Soft Vinyl Figure

In space no one can hear you scream! Super7 and Secret Base strike again with the Alien Xenomorph soft-vinyl figure. Hatched from a mysterious egg found on a remote planet in outer space, the Alien Soft Vinyl Figure has multiplied on its long journey to Earth! Each 4″ tall, posable figure is cast in grey pearlescent vinyl with black paint rub and transparent vinyl dome, allowing the menacing Alien to melt into the shadows and stalk its prey. Open the Japanese window box packaging with caution – once the creature is released, there is no stopping it.

The Alien invasion begins Thursday, October 2nd, 12noon PST at $50 each.

Funko Pop! Despicable Me and Mystery Minis

Pop! Movies: Despicable Me


We have two brand new Despicable Me Minion Pop!'s!

These two mischievous henchmen will make the perfect addition to the current line of Despicable Me Pop!'s.
You could always use a few extra precious criminal masterminds!

Does anyone have any bapples?
Available in October!

Despicable Me Mystery Minis 
Despicable Me Mystery Minis!

All of your favorite characters and tricky minions are available in adorable blind box form!
The Despicable Me Mystery Minis have a 1/12 rarity scale, making your chances for each figure equal!
Take a better look at the delightful Despicable Me Mystery Minis!

Available in November!

Breaking Bad Vamonos Pest Jesse Pinkman Figure Exclusive for New York Comic Con from Mezco

With New York Comic Con only a week away, Mezco reveals their "mystery" exclusive: Breaking Bad Vamonos Pest Jesse Pinkman 6inch Figure.


"The anticipation that has been building up over what this limited edition mystery figure is has been tremendous, and that makes this reveal all the more satisfying" says Mezco's  Mike Drake, "fans have been clamoring for a Vamonos Pest version of Jesse to match the Vamonos Pest Walter White we released earlier, and being able to give the fans what they have asked for is a huge thrill for all of us as Mezco".

The exclusive, limited edition figure is presented in a deluxe window box with a Vamonos Pest slipcase. Jesse comes complete with an episode accurate removable respirator, and a bin with hinged lid as seen in the series.  The back of his outfit features the Vamonos Pest logo.

The figure will be available at Mezco's New York Comic Con booth, # 1855 starting Thursday 10/09 while supplies last.  Additionally, a limited number of figures will also be available on Mezco Direct starting on 10/01 

Be sure to visit Mezco at New York Comic Con at booth 1855.