Ever wanted an action figure line that seamlessly combined 3.75" armored soldiers with transforming mechs in an alternate history where World War II never ended? Kit Lau and the Hong Kong-based Ori Toys did too, and will soon bring their vision of a toxic wasteland rife with war over resources to life with The Acid Rain World.
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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,