News: Underground comix legend Spain Rodriguez passed away earlier this week after a long battle with cancer. The Comics Journal's Patrick Rosenkranz remembers the 72-year-old artist, whose work mixed sex, violence, politics and social conscience, and helped to define and defend American counterculture for decades.
Movies: Samuel L.
Toys: MattyCollector's new Masters of the Universe Classics Castle Grayskull has been successfully funded via preorders and will hopefully debut in prototype form in time for Toy Fair.
While Hasbro didn't have a booth on the New York Comic-Con show floor this year, the toymaker didn't shy away from delivering a robust look at its Transformers toys for 2013 to the press digitally and at its pre-show party. The focus of the reveals are toys based on the upcoming third season
Hasbro's burgeoning KRE-O line of building toys has been a boon to Transformers fans seeking a Lego-like experience for their favorite robots in disguise, but fans of the toy company's most iconic military action figure brand have had to content themselves with toys based on... well, that Battleship movie. That's all about to change, though
Anime: Kodansha and creator Naoko Takeuchi have announced that a new anime adaptation of the Sailor Moon manga is in the works. Apparently it won't be a film, so it's possible a new series or some other anime project.
Gaming: Stan Lee continues to swing in the latest image promoting his Amazon preorder exclusive playability in the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man game.
Publishers: SLG Publishing has applied for a Chase Bank and LivingSocial's Mission: Small Business program grant, which, if obtained, would supply the c
Digital: Top Shelf is currently running a sale on digital versions of select titles on comiXology through Sunday, April 29.
Charity: Marvel Comics and the St. Baldrick's Foundation have teamed for an exc