Back in May, Joe and Anthony Russo announced that Avengers: Infinity War - Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War - Part 2 were due for a name change. According to the Marvel directors, the two films were shaping up to tell two very separate stories, and keeping them grouped under the same subtitle would be misleading to fans. This name change became a reality on Friday, with The Hollywood Reporter announcing that Disney had renamed the former as Avengers: Infinity War and scratched the name for the latter entirely.
As tends to be the case with live-action superhero costumes, Supergirl got ahead of Tyler Hoechlin’s Superman suit debut with a glossy first look at the new Man of Steel posed with his cousin. Now, sneak a much more detailed peek with new Supergirl Season 2 set photos, as Superman goes up, up and away!
Bluefin doesn't actually develop any products of its own, but it is the chief distributor for a number of smaller companies here in the US. The likes of Sen-Ti-Nel and Hero Cross don't have a large enough footprint to display on their own, but with Bluefin acting as a host to these brands, along with Blitzway and Storm Collectibles, we're still able to get a glimpse at these wares. That's a good thing too because some of the collectibles are just outstanding.
The biggest presence at Bluefin's booth actually belonged to Blitzway, which introduced a line of both 1/6 and 1/12 scale Ghostbusters figures to the masses for the first time. We'd heard rumblings and seen some developmental teasers, but it wasn't until seeing the original four Ghostbusters in person (don't worry, 2016 iterations are in the works, too) that it really hit us. We've been without elite level figures in any scale for the 1984 film for far too long, and both of Blitzway's lines look supreme.
The weekend is here! Take a look back at what’s happened in the past seven days. New comics, new stories, new podcasts, new art being made — it’s all part of the ComicsAlliance Weekender!
Marvel Legends and Star Wars Black Serie typically get all the headlines from Hasbro at San Diego Comic-Con, but that doesn't mean Transformers gets left out in the cold. In fact, this year, despite having a bit of smaller showing compared to other shows like Toy Fair and even 2015's New York Comic Con, Hasbro brought out some rather big guns for the Transformers line. We're not just talking about the exclusive Fortress Maximus either.
The Combiner Wars have been running through the Transformers toy line (and through the IDW comics and Machinima animated series), so it only made sense that a new Combiner would make its triumphant debut at SDCC. Liokaiser is a massive Transformer, and one that pays tribute to an oft-forgotten Japanese animated series and that will finally see the character released in the US after more nearly 20 years.
The current Sonic The Hedgehog title by Ian Flynn, Aleah Baker and a host of amazing artists --- plus John Workman on letters! --- is one of the most fun all-ages titles on the stands right now and Archie has provided us with an exclusive preview of the third volume, "Waves of Change," which sees Sonic and the gang travelling the world looking for the mysterious Gaia Temples.
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl has defeated every foe the Marvel Universe has to offer, but her new original graphic novel asks the question, could she beat herself? This year's The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats Up The Marvel Universe by the regular ongoing creative team of Ryan North and Erica Henderson pits Squirrel Girl v Squirrel Girl, and every other hero is just in the way.
Every hero is in danger of getting a squirrel-sized whooping later this year, and we've got a preview from Marvel offering an unlettered sneak peek at the upcoming OGN ahead of its release in October.
Quantum Mechanix, more succinctly known as QMx, has been in the miniaturized replica game for a while, but has only recently started dabbling in the realm of sixth-scale figures. The Star Trek figures for Kirk and Spock were nice surprises at this year's Toy Fair, but QMx really rolled out the star-spangled carpet for the crew of the USS Enterprise at San Diego Comic-Con this year.
That's not to say Star Trek was the only thing on Quantum's mind this SDCC. The Q-Pop line will be expanding with a number of new pieces featuring your favorite Marvel and DC characters, particularly from the cinematic side of things. There were also a number of nice new replica ships on hand that would turn any living room or den into the perfect starport.
Marvel really delivered the goods at Comic-Con last weekend, and while the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 footage got everyone in Hall H pretty pumped, nothing was as awesome as the short film Taika Waititi made for Thor: Ragnarok. Although that footage hasn’t made its way online (and probably won’t anytime soon), Waititi has shared a couple of pieces from the short, which shows us what Thor was up to while the Avengers were off fighting in their big Civil War.
A hero is defined by their villains, and the world of superhero comic books is filled with some of the scariest and silliest bad guys around. Rogues’ Gallery aims to settle the score and determine who is the true arch-nemesis for some of favorite superheroes, and we need your help to do it!
The Avengers have a storied history and has picked up many fierce enemies over the years -- and even absorbed more than a few from other heroes and teams. The team are famous for facing the foes no single superhero can withstand, but which Avengers enemy is the greatest of them all? We need your vote to find out!