Considering how impressive its Figma and Nendoroid action figures have been over the past several years, I was surprised to hear that Toy Fair 2014 was Good Smile Company's first year at the show with a proper booth. The booth certainly didn't show the toymaker's freshman status, and was full of recent hits like GSC's popular Samus from Metroid Figma and Sonic the Hedgehog Nendoroid, plus a few all new reveals. Get a load of Ghost in the Shell's Major Motoko Kusanagi Figma, The Legend of Zelda: The Windwaker Link Nendoroid, a massive titan statue from Attack on Titan, and more after the jump.
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Digital: Anthony Clark has released a pay-what-you-wa
Movies: Eiga's got scads of new stills from Capcom's Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, directed by Takashi Miike and opening in Japan on February 11.
Photos: In Brussels, Hergé's Tintin and his buds are simply all over the place.
Art: Daniel Clowes comments on the changing shape of book stores on a new cover for The New Yorker.
Eats: Blastr has a list of sci-fi restaurants currently in operation. Sadly, none of them are in my neighborhood -- but the
Have you ever wondered what Samus Aran's day-to-day life is like when she's not rolling up into a ball and blowing up floating jellyfish aliens? Chris Furniss obviously does. In fact, he began a series of pieces called 31 Days of Zero Suit Samus, and last we looked, he was already on day number 23. So far
Movies: Spider-Man takes to webslinging in the latest batch of set photos from the upcoming reboot.
Awards: Depending on how you feel about comic book movies, you might consider 2010's offerings fairly snubbed in terms of Oscar nominations as Iron Man stands alone.
Upcoming: Sponge Bob Squarepants creator Steve Hillenburg will contribute to Bongo's
Judging from the successes of "Halo," "Mass Effect" and other sci-fi shooters staring armored protagonists battling aliens, the comic book market seems loooong overdue for a "Metroid" series. The always fierce Samus Aran has enjoyed a few notable comic book and manga appearances in the past -- "Adventures of Super Mario Bros