"Captain America: Steve Rogers" #2 Reveals Why Cap Hailed Hydra
Italian artist Valeriano Fatica knows his way around produce. The food artist has done some pretty insane things with fruits and vegetables, like this Joker made out of a pumpkin or these Dragon Ball Z characters carved out of potatoes. But Fatica has shown a particular affinity for watermelons, and his latest creation may be his best use yet of the giant, round melons.
It’s hard getting over a cancelled TV series, but Dark Horse is making it that much less difficult by introducing new adult coloring books for cult sci-fi/fantasy properties “Serenity” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” On sale this fall, both books come printed on thick, heavyweight 10 x 10-inch pages, for the affordable price of $14.99 USD.
Illustrated by Jed Henry, the “Avatar” book was crafted in collaboration with series creators Michel Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko to ensure the most authentic “Avatar” coloring experience.
The original “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” are kicking their way over to Funko in four new Pop! figures. Following the release of the Red, White and Pink Rangers, the Green, Black, Yellow and Blue Rangers will make their Funko debut this summer.
According to the official announcement,
The original Mighty Morphin Power Rangers are ready for battle! Between the Green Ranger’s martial arts skills, Black Ranger’s strength, Yellow Ranger’s quick wit, and Blue Ranger’s intelligence, there’s nothing they can’t overcome! Complete your Pop! Power Rangers collection this August!
If the Star Wars movies have taught us anything, it’s that Stormtroopers have terrible aim. But clearly what they lack in accuracy, they make up for on the dance floor.
Appearing Saturday on Britain’s Got Talent, the six members of Boogie Storm initially baffled the judges with their Stormtrooper armor, to say nothing of their silence. However, they quickly proved they can move to more than the “Imperial March,” as they broke out an impressive routine to a medley of songs ranging from “Sax” and “Watch Me” to “Gangnam Style” and “Single Ladies.”
Like virtually everyone else, Target is gearing up for the premiere next month of Captain America: Civil War. But, as Target is a retail chain, its preparation takes the form of a TV commercial — a cute one at that.
Called “United We Play,” the new 30-second spot depicts kids on the world’s greatest playground (at “Target Academy,” no less) using their imaginations, and official Marvel costumes, toys and accessories, to stage their own Civil War. Naturally, that takes the form of a game of tag.
The rules of “Pup Quiz” are simple: Two players — in this case, Batman v Superman star Ben Affleck and The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon — are asked trivia “based on animal things.” If the player answers correctly, he’s receives a cute golden retriever puppy; if he responds incorrectly, the puppy goes to his opponent. We said “simple,” not “logical.”
To commemorate the opening of Dawn of Justice, the puppies in Thursday’s game were made even more adorable by costumes that transformed them into furry little Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Batgirl and Supergirl. (Awwwwww.)
Crocs is jumping on the superhero craze with their latest ad, featuring an adorable cape-clad family spending the day at an amusement park.
While the Crocs in the spot aren’t specifically superhero-branded, there are indeed licensed Marvel, DC and Star Wars Crocs out there.
Although the creators of The Walking Dead comic and its hit television adaptation have kept the story fairly narrowly focused a ragtag group of survivors, questions about the state of the rest of the world gnaw at us like, well, ravenous walkers. How many other groups like Rick’s are there in the world? Heck, how many people are there?
Matt Lieberman at SourceFed takes a stab at the latter question, cautioning that there’s “a fair amount of assumption involved in my final number.” That said, he does some pretty impressive work in establishing a timeline for the zombie apocalypse, arguing that the outbreak began in January 2012.
Robotic Industries was clearly blessed By the Power of Grayskull when they came up with their latest action figure — an “Adventure Time”/”He-Man” mashup, combining Jake the Dog with Battle Cat and Fin the Human with He-Man, for a whole new hero dubbed “He-Finn the Human.”
James Freckingham of the U.K.’s Robotic Industries devised the figure, which is being sold on Fugi.me in a limited-edition run of 15 figures. So far, only the Finn figure is being sold, starting at 10am PT on March 11 over at Fugi’s website.
There has been an awakening, Doctor. Have you felt it?
One skilled YouTuber has mashed “Doctor Who” footage up to the music and style of the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer. Starring Christopher Eccelston as the Ninth Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose Tyler, the “Star Wars”-flavored fan trailer captures the magic and adventure of “Doctor Who’s” return to the small screen, complete with high-flying space adventures, personal tragedy and an army of Daleks hidden in Dark Space.
Rejoice, Whovians — Penguin/Random House is releasing a “Doctor Who” coloring book for adults. Finally, you can make the Tardis whatever color you want it to be.
Featuring quotes and designs from the hit BBC series, the “Doctor Who” coloring book clocks in at 96 pages. Check out a preview for the book, which goes on sale Feb. 23 for $9.29 USD, below:
Ahead of the big game on Feb. 7, the Pokémon Company has unveiled the extended version of its first-ever Super Bowl spot.
The commercial, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of Pokémon, shows young trainers from across the globe (each of whom vows, “I can do that”), before settling on two players facing off in an arena with CG pocket creatures. It ends with what the company characterizes as a call to action: “Train on.”
Sure, Thor star Chris Hemsworth can lift Mjolnir, but when it comes to winning a sleigh scooter race, he may not be worthy.
Appearing last night on The Tonight Show to promote his new film In the Heart of the Sea, the actor was enlisted for a race against host Jimmy Fallon through the halls of 30 Rock, with the Hemsworth Cup at stake (hold your “Hemsworth cup” jokes, please).
While we all knew “Batman ’66” was a glorious camp-fest, but not all of us were aware just how zany the labels were that appeared throughout the series.
Thanks to the Twitter account @Batman66labels, which has been collecting every label from the famed ’66 Batman series over the past two months, we can enjoy a collection of the ridiculous captions that appeared on the series.
Hot Topic is teaming up with the BBC for a limited-edition line of “Doctor Who”-inspired fashion, which includes dresses adapted from the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors’ costumes, a knit cardigan sporting Weeping Angels, a sweater inspired by the Fourth Doctor’s scarf, and tons of TARDIS apparel.
According to Entertainment Weekly, the nine-piece collection hits stores on Friday, exclusively at Hot Topic’s website. Prices for the clothing range from $48 to $90 USD, with plus sizes included. Check out some of the “Doctor Who” garb Hot Topic has to offer below: