The Vertigo version of John Constantine meant for mature audiences will exit stage left this February in Hellblazer #300, as DC Comics launches a new ongoing title for its more PG-13 "New 52" take on the character simply dubbed Constantine. Just in time for this transition, it seems, Mattel will release a new (and still scarred) John Constantine action figure through its Matty Collector Club Infinite Earths monthly subscription service. The new Constantine toy follows a Hellblazer figure re
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The Man of Steel movie's June 14, 2013 release date is still a temporal leap over a tall building away, but for those seeking more info about the film's plot, have heart - a set of early leaked Mattel toy commercials may reveal new info about the threat Superman will face. Fans have known Supes will be up against the Phantom Zone's General Zod and Faora in the film for awhile, and if po
TV: We weren't in love with Deadshot's Arrow appearance, but Deathstroke is looking pretty faithful to his comic book counterpart.
Industry: According to ICv2, the digital comics market did very well in the first half of 2012, "tripling vs. the first half of 2011," when the market was already
Despite the action figure collector following inspired by Mattel's Masters of the Universe Classics action figure line and DC's current comic series, it's been a number of years since He-Man and company have appeared in a video game. According to IGN, however, that's about to change as Mattel and Glitchsoft release He-Man: The Mo
TV: An hour-long animated adaptation of Joshua Williamson and Vicente Navarrete's all-ages Dear Dracula from Image will debut on October 16 on Cartoon Network as part the channel's "Spooky Specials" Halloween programming.
Gaming: Registration has opened for the Marvel Heroes MMO, with select fans eligible for Closed Beta access.
Upcoming: It looks l
Mattel will at least partially maintain its New 52 mindset come 2013 with the second wave of its 6" DC Unlimited action figures, although a video game look is also making its way into the mix. In addition to a Jim Lee-designed Wonder Woman, the line will include a new Injustice: Gods Among Us Batman based on N
Mattel's DC Universe Classics brand has been relegated from retail to the pricier Mattycollector subscription service, but plenty of compatible 6" superhero figures will continue to roll out in stores via the rebranded DC Unlimited and Batman Unlimited lines in early 2013. Among the figures headed to retail under the Batman Unlimited banner will be "New 52" versions of Batman and Batgirl,
Fashion: MAC Cosmetics and Archie Comics are collaborating on a Betty and Veronica-inspired cosmetics collection called "MAC Archie's Girls."
Anime: Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine has announced that a new film adaptation of Dragon Ball is in the works -- no word whether it'll be animated or live action.
Tragedy: A 53-year-old woman was reportedly killed