A number of awesome packages come off the mail truck at the ComicsAlliance team's respective headquarters, but Hasbro's Transformers: Dark of the Moon (in theaters today) press kit is the first I've gotten that actually was a truck -- or a truck's trailer, at least. Optimus Prime's trailer
The terrifying Chinese genius known only as Steel Legend who spent Xenu knows how much money and manpower in replicating with scrap metal the horrible Megatron tank from Transformers 2 has returned with a virtual army of garbage warriors that will surely destroy us all.Michael Bay's hideous versions of Optimus
TV: Horror master (and American Vampire co-writer) Stephen King could have a writing credit on AMC's next season of The Walking Dead. For serious.
Conventions: WonderCon's full programming list is now live for all to see. San Francisco's April 1-3 show seems pretty packed.
I've been having some paranoia about the robot community lately -- though it's not entirely unfounded, I'll tell ya -- so it's nice to find some reassurance that sometimes, just sometimes, robots are still utterly awesome.
The kind folks at Nuthin' But Mech are responsible for reminding me that robots are still cool and aren'
With the new Hollywood CGI Astro Boy now out in theaters, the usual question comes to mind: how close will it be to the original comic? And the answer for most US comic fans is..."who the heck actually read Astro Boy?" Well, we did
Based on the Top Shelf graphic novel, "The Surrogates" hits theaters tomorrow with its story about a future in which man can operate robotic stand-ins every moment of the day, never having to step outside to see the sun or dare attempt interaction with another person. It's classic science fiction, and the movie adaptation seems poised to impress a lot of peo
Robots! Along with Ninjas and Gorillas, they complete the Holy Trinity of character types that make comics more awesome by virtue of their very presence, even if some of them -- like Red Tornado, seen at left fighting crime by employing Hostess cupcakes -- are so terrible that they can star in stories where they punch out Hitler and still complain all the time about how they'll never understand what it's like to be human.
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