Sanrio's Hello Kitty and Bandai's long-running die-cast Chogokin toy line are both turning 40 next year, so they're commemorating the occasion the only way that makes sense: teaming up for a righteous Hello Kitty mech action figure that, among other things, shoots rocket fists like Mazinger Z.
The year 1993, man. For Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and their fans, it was the best of times and kinda the worst of times. On one hand several TMNT comics were going strong, the animated series was in its seventh season and Playmates was on the cusp of releasing some of its most tubular toys yet. On the other hand... the near-universally loathed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III dropped and a lot of kids were moving on to watch the newly-launched Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. With so much going on, many fans probably didn't realize what they missed out on: A ninja-piloted Party Wagon toy that "mutated" into a giant mecha warrior suit.
TV: Firefly sort of pops up in a new Arrow Promo for the show's January 16 episode.
Movies: Jamie Foxx's Electro costume in The Amazing Spider-Man movie sequel apparently won't be green and yellow like in the classic comics.
Community: The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund has pos
Baked Goods: Clutzygeek transforms the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into delicious (and turtle-free) pancakes.
Digital: Select Marvel graphic novels are now available in the Amazon Kindle store.
Upcoming: She-Ra is getting a Mas
Animation: The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Vol. 5 DVD will include an exclusive unaired episode of the show, entitled "Powerless," when it arrives on September 25.
TV: John Rozum, Jesus Saiz,
Theory: Centives looks at how much it would cost to be Batman, within the Nolanverse, anyway.
Auctions: Profiles In History will
Threads: Mondo shines a neon light on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's greatest foe.
Movies: Twilight/Snow White and the Huntsman star Kristen Stewart has supposedly been offered the role of Kei in the live action Akira film from Warner Bros.
Creators: Boom! has announced the artists working on its new Peanuts
Animation: An upcoming episode of Batman: The Brave and The Bold, "Scorn of the Star Sapphire," will kick off with a Wonder Woman open including Steve Trevor and her trademark invisible jet.
Lists: On a team that
I know that President's Day is over, but just like its neighboring holiday of Valentine's Day, is it fair to set aside just one day out of the year to honor our nation's greatest leaders? Maybe it is in some cases, but when it comes to a mechanized Theodore Roosevelt, exceptions should be made