Building on last year's exclusive Comic-Con offerings, Hasbro will once again pay homage to Marvel's classic 1987 G.I. Joe and The Transformers miniseries with a special crossover between the Decepticon Shockwave and a
Movies: G.I. Joe: Retaliation won't be coming out on June 29 as originally planned. Paramount is moving its opening to March 29, 2013. You know, for the 3D that the kids like. Sing it with me, "G.I. N
Movies: If you missed The Avengers movie premiere, Marvel can walk you down the red carpet on repeat.
Upcoming: It looks like there's going to be a G.I. Joe/Danger Girl crossover in the near future.
Movies: Dwayne "The Ro
Upcoming: Though The Walking Dead For Kids! was only an April Fool's Day joke at ECCC, G-Man creator Chris Giarusso really is illustrating recreations of twelve iconic Image covers to celebrate the publisher's 20th anniversary, including Youngblood # 1 (for Youngblood #71) in May.
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Fans of childhood nostalgia, toys and the crossover between the two, prepare to surrender your spare time to Netflix. Hasbro has announced a multi-year deal with the streaming media company that will make shows based on Transformers, My Little Pony, G.I. Joe and even Jem and The Holograms available as part of Netflix's Watch Instantly service.The multiy
G.I. Joe: Retaliation makes its theatrical debut on June 29th, with plenty of licensed G.I. Joe comics on the way from IDW Publishing to greet it. Though the first movie wasn't that well-reviewed, it was still highly watched, and the excitement over the sequel has grown steadily since the undeniably awesome Superbowl trailer. Before the fervor builds to a level that goes on to devour the earth and stars, let's take a moment to appreciate the work of the man who made the whole G.I. Joe phenomenon possible: artist and writer Larry Hama.
Go to enough "How to Write Comics" panel discussions and you're sure to hear several pieces of advice over and over again: how to build a plot, create complete characters, dramatic rise and blah blah blah everything else you should realistically already know. The most important piece of advice is the one that only comes up at the best panels: go live a life. Go out into the world and learn and experience things, so you'll actually have something to write about. For living proof, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better example in comics than Larry Hama.
Before the world was trained to think of faceless armies of armored bad guys as expendable clones (thanks a lot, Star Wars prequels!), the throngs of fandom were content to watch their favorite heroes lay waste to scores of thugs they just assumed were the grown up versions of the bullies nobody liked in high school. Leave i
We've liked what we've seen of G.I. Joe: Retaliation quite a bit so far. After all, it's hard to argue with a movie that literally blows up everything horrible about the first film and replaces it with, well, The Rock. Hasbro's upcoming line of 3.75" toys seem to echo this summer's Joe sequel improvements with figures packe