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Harley Quinn, The Joker & More Squad Up on NIKEiD’s Customized ‘Suicide Squad’ Converse Kicks

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“Suicide Squad” hits theaters this August, which means there’s still plenty of time to get your opening night outfit together — so why not start out with NiKEiD’s customized “Suicide Squad” Converse Kicks?

The unisex high tops currently retail for $80 on the Nike webstore and feature several different “Suicide Squad” characters, specifically Harley Quinn, The Joker and Deadshot. The kicks are also available with the customer’s choice of rubber sidewall, racing stripe, lace, patch logo and more.

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Bun: Japanese Burger Chain Introduces ‘Ghostbusters’-Themed Food

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“Ghostbusters” fans no doubt rejoiced when it was revealed that Ecto Cooler, the tangerine-flavored, green colored Hi-C juice drink, would be returning in time for Paul Feig’s reboot. But leave it to the Japanese to one-up Americans on movie-themed food, as the J.S. Burger Cafe chain has unveiled an entire menu celebrating the July release of “Ghostbusters.” Consider it a feast worthy of the last of your petty cash.

That is, if you can stomach anchovy paste and dyed black food. As GrubStreet reports (via Uproxx), the star of the the spread is the so called G.B. Burger, a black olive and anchovy paste-slathered patty layered with purple cabbage and sandwiched between a black bun. From the image above, it looks like there’s also a tomato slice and what one can only hope is mozzarella cheese.

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“Ghostbusters” new & old to feature in “Little Golden Books”

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People of all-ages should know the answer to the all-important question, “Who you gonna call?” Thanks to Penguin Random House, that education will be accessible to children ages 3-7 very soon.

The publisher is adding two “Ghostbusters” books to the decades-old “Little Golden Books” line, featuring the casts of both the Paul Feig-directed reboot and the original movies. Hitting stores in September, the “Ghostbusters” “Little Golden Books,” from New York Times bestselling author John Sazaklis and illustrator by Alan Baston, are currently available for pre-order on Amazon.

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This LEGO Thanos Bust and Infinity Gauntlet would rule your toy collection

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In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor has described the Infinity Stones as having unparalleled power. Luckily for him (and just about everyone else in the MCU), no one currently has possession of all six — yet.

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‘Evil Dead 2’s’ getting a groovy board game

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Space Goat and Studiocanal are teaming for a crowdfunded “Evil Dead 2″ board game that will allow you to fend off deadites as Ash Williams himself.

Though the Kickstarter has yet to launch, an official website has surfaced for the game, which includes a countdown to the launch of the fundraiser.

The game is poised to operate as a tile and miniature survival/horror that will be sold as both a standard and deluxe version, with eight custom figures. Each round takes approximately 60-90 minutes, for up to six players.

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Mark Hamill Tells Fan ‘Gender Matters Not’ When It Comes to “Star Wars” Cosplay

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“Star Wars” legend Mark Hamill has a word of advice for any fan who wants to cosplay his iconic character Luke Skywalker: “Gender matters not.”

Though he boasts over 1 million followers, Hamill is very active on Twitter, often responding to fan inquiries. In this specific case, he answered one fan who asked if it would be alright if she cosplayed Luke and said,

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Perfume Line Allows You to Smell Like Your Favorite “Star Wars” Characters

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Fans have sensed a disturbance in the merchandising Force ever since Disney announced a new “Star Wars” film per year for the conceivable future. The iconic movie series is no stranger to tie-ins, toy lines, and Christmas specials but it appears we’ve officially reached the Outer Rim of product placement, as a European company recently revealed a line of “Star Wars” fragrances.

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New Ghostbusters come home in fan-made LEGO Ideas submission

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If you’re eagerly awaiting the release of LEGO’s sets for the “Ghostbusters” reboot but are wondering where you’re going to park your new Ecto-1, then LEGO builder BaronSat has a proposal for you.

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Watch 8-Bit “Batman v Superman” Adaptation in All its Simplistic Glory

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Critics of Zack Snyder’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” canned the film as a barely linear collection of action set pieces whose stakes and melodrama were undercut by threadbare story logic — in short, dismissing it as a video game — but some enterprising graphic artists have turned the movie’s simplicity it into an asset by adapting its major scenes in the fashion of a throwback, 8-bit video game.

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Canada releases new ‘Star Trek’ coins for 50th anniversary

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In honor of the milestone the “Star Trek” series is about to hit, the Royal Canadian Mint has decided to release a series of “Star Trek”-inspired commemorative coins.

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Yuko Shimizu’s ‘Batman Returns’ Catwoman poster is purr-fect

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Fan-favorite contemporary artist Yuko Shimizu has been making poster prints for 1992’s “Batman Returns,” and the illustrator’s latest offering with Michelle Pfeiffer’s Catwoman as the subject is absolutely stunning.

Capturing the moment of Selina Kyle’s transformation and featuring the now-classic costume — with an added Christmas-y touch (it was a Christmas movie after all!) — the poster is being released by Dark Hall Mansion on Tuesday, May 31, at 12:30pm PT, over at the Dark Hall Mansion Store.

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Relive ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’ with this epic infographic

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We’ve seen 1977’s Star Wars retold with gorgeous papercraft, adorable Tsum Tsum plushies and, some would argue, with The Force Awakens. However, this may be the first time it’s done with an infographic.

And it’s not just any infographic. It’s a glorious 123-meter “infinite scroll” work of art by illustrator and graphic novelist Martin Panchaud, whose two areas of expertise combine to recount the entire story using impressively detailed recreations of ships and weapons, dialogue, and little colored dots to represent characters.

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Say ‘ello to these adorable ‘Labyrinth’ worm slippers

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Toy Vault is releasing plush slippers that take the shape of the “‘ello” worm from “Labyrinth” — effectively transforming the Jim Henson creation into comfortable looking footwear.

Recommended for people ages 12 and up, the “Labyrinth” worm slippers are currently available for pre-order over at Amazon, and on Toy Vault’s website, for $54.99 USD.

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Siblings prep for ‘Civil War’ in ‘Captain America’ toy commercial

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If you thought the rivalry between Steve Rogers and Tony Stark was bad, just imagine how much worse it would have been if they had to share chores, backseats, toys and living space. The grudge match between Avengers is nothing compared to the grudge match between… siblings. This new spot from Walmart shows off some “Captain America: Civil War” accessories — including helmets, a shield and repulsor ray — and puts them in epic motion as this brother and sister prepare to clash.

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Choose a side (order) of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ ramen at this Japanese restaurant

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If there’s one thing Team Cap and Team Iron Man can unite on, it’s these appetizing “Captain America: Civil War”-themed ramen dishes from a restaurant in Japan.

Marvel teamed up with Tokyo’s Ippudo restaurant chain to offer specially-crafted “Civil War” ramen this weekend — as part of a course meal for 4,500 yen ($42 USD) — that serves up individual Team Cap and Team Iron man-inspired dishes, in addition to stamped seaweed, a Super-Soldier Serum Soda, crunchy “Winter Noodles,” a Captain America panna cotta and an exclusive Marvel/Ippudo t-shirt.

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