Friday, February 24, 2006

Coming on the TIP! Saturday Picture Page...

Pics from the Avengers TV series. It'll be Peel-riffic!

Pop Artifact! Missile arsenal set



Vintage DC Comics House Ad

More "Asterix and the Vikings" pics

Here are a few more images from the upcoming, overseas animated film:





Jack Kirby "Fantastic Four" #3 art on eBay

If I only had the dough...

Described as the earliest-surviving piece of Kirby FF art bidding was at nearly $7,000 when I looked. Check out the full page here. Here's a detail:

"Spider-Man 3" teaser pic

Yes, that costume is black:

Pop Culture Roundup Feb. 24, 2006

Via Blogity-Blog-Blog-Blog: A 1976 public information film starring former "Doctor Who" Jon Pertwee.

-----------------

A Supergirl film is rumored if "Superman Returns" does well.

-----------------

Here's a trailer for "Art School Confidential," based on a story by cartoonist Dan Clowes.

Top 10 comics, DVDs, CDs and action figures Feb. 24, 2006

At Amazon:

Comics - Graphic Novels

1. V for Vendetta
2. Serenity: Those Left Behind
3. Watchmen
4. The Complete Calvin and Hobbes
5. House of M
6. Batman: Year One Deluxe Edition
7. 300
8. Attack of the Bacon Robots (Penny Arcade, Vol. 1)
9. Understanding Comics
10. The Complete Far Side 1980-1994 (2 vol set)

DVDs

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (widescreen edition)
2. Rent (Widescreen 2-Disc Special Edition)
3. Grey's Anatomy - Season 1
4. Walk the Line (Widescreen Edition)
5. Pride & Prejudice (Widescreen Edition)
6. Lady and the Tramp (50th Anniversary Edition)
7. The Chronicles of Narnia - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Special Two-Disc Collector's Edition)
8. Ultimate Avengers: The Movie
9. Wallace & Gromit - The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (Widescreen Edition)
10. Howl's Moving Castle

CDs

1. Whatever People Say I Am Thats What I Am Not - Arctic Monkeys
2. Rabbit Fur Coat - Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins
3. Other People's Lives - Ray Davies
4. On An Island - David Gilmour
5. Comfort of Strangers - Beth Orton
6. The Greatest - Cat Power
7. Separate Ways - Teddy Thompson
8. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
9. The Life Pursuit - Belle & Sebastian
10. Demon Days - Gorillaz

Action Figures

1. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Crown of Lies Loki
2. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Unmasked Green Goblin
3. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Melted Face Abomination
4. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Abomination
5. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Lady Death Strike
6. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Pyro
7. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Green Goblin
8. Marvel Legends Sentinel Series Figure: 1st Appearance Spider-Man
9. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Crimson Dynamo
10. Marvel Legends Bring On The Bad Guys 6" Action Figure: Blackheart

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Pop Artifacts! Flintstones puppets

Vintage DC Comics house ad

Pop Culture Roundup Feb. 23, 2006

Via PCL Linkdump: A Flickr pool dedicated to cool mid-century (1950s) book covers, advertising art and displays and all sorts of other stuff from a bygone era.



-----------------

Cool sharity from Pinicchio: Emil Richards - New Sound Element: Stones. And from Xtabay: Marty Gold - Moog Plays Beatles. And from Scar Stuff: Alfred Hitchcock - Music To Be Murdered By and Ghost Stories For Young People.

-----------------

Rare video on Sonic Pollutions: Jimi Hendrix freaks out the BBC.

-----------------

Here's a cool site dedicated to those "treasury format" comics DC and Marvel put out in the 1970s. Somewhere I have big Tide detergent box full of these. If it didn't get lost during my last house move. Which I fear might be the case...

-----------------

Adam and Andy Kubert, comic artist sons of the great Joe Kubert, are taking over DC Comics' big guns later this year, with Adam handling penciling chores on "Batman" and Andy penciling Superman in "Action Comics."

------------------

Sequels to "Batman Begins" and the not-yet-released "Superman Returns" are officially in the works

Darwyn Cooke goodness

Here's Cooke's great poster for Canada's Shuster Comics Book Creator Awards:

Comic Book Birthday: Doug Moench (writer)





Order action figures Feb. 23, 2006

Here's a look at figures available for pre-order now via your local comics shop or via the TIP!-supporting links below:



Marvel Legends Action Figures Gift Pack: Monster Box Set



Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 1: Set of 2 (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 1: Spider-Man vs Green Goblin (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 1: Fantastic Four vs Mole Man (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 2: Set of 2 (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 2: Hulk vs. Thing (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Masterworks Series 2: Galactus vs. Everybody (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)



Marvel Legends Action Figures Gift Pack: Young Avengers Box Set

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Set of 3 (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Captain America (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Iron Man (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Wolverine (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Captain America Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Wolverine Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 1: Iron Man Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Set of 3 (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Venom (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Spider-Man (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Hulk (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Venom Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Hulk Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Icons Series 2: Spider-Man Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 14

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Set of 3 (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Kingpin vs. Daredevil (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Hulk vs. Leader (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Captain America vs. Red Skull (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Kingpin vs. Daredevil Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Hulk vs. Leader Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Face Off Twin Packs: Captain America vs. Red Skull Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Case (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Deadpool (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Black Costume Spider-Man (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Angel (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Silver Surfer (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Beast (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Invisible Woman (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Figure Factory Series 3: Mystery Figure (Pre-Order Ships Oct. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Factory Sealed Case (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Set of 8 (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Mandarin (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Beta Ray Bill (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Moonnight (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Spider-Woman (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Quicksilver (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Thor Buster Iron Man (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Wasp (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Captain Marvel (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Spider-Woman Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Wasp Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Qucicksilver Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Series 15: Captain Marvel Variant (Pre-Order Ships Nov. 2006)

Marvel Mega Morphs Series 3: Set of 3 (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Mega Morphs Series 3: Thing (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Mega Morphs Series 3: Iron man (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Mega Morphs Series 3: Magneto (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Starter Set Series 2: Mr Fantastic & Mole Man (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Starter Set Series 2: Colossus & Magneto (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Rider Set Series 1: Ghostrider & Vengence (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Rider Set Series 1: Logan & Chopper (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Rider Set Series 1: Namor & Shark (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Set of 5 (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Green Goblin (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Beast (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Juggernaut Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Juggernaut (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Elektra (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Elektra Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Silver Surfer (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

Marvel Legends Action Figures Showdown Battle Pack Series 3: Beast Variant (Pre-Order Ships Aug. 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Set of 6 (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Air Strike Wolverine (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Angel (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Stealth Cyclops (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Tech Gear Beast (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Juggernaut (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 2: Phoenix (Pre-Order Ships May 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Set of 6 (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Colossus (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Nightcrawler (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Iceman (Pre-Order Ships July 2006

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Rogue (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Avalanche (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

X-Men 3 Movie Action Figures Series 3: Sabretooth (Pre-Order Ships July 2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Orange Utapaun Clone Trooper #26 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Sora Bulq (Alien Jedi) #15 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Sun Fac (Geonosian Separatist Leader) #16 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: C-3PO (Battle Droid Head) #17 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Poggle The Lesser (Separatist) #18 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Yoda #19 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Jango Fett #20 (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

Star Wars Action Figures Saga Collection '06: Scorch (Republic Commando) #21(Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)






Star Wars 12" Figure: Obi-Wan Kenobi (Pre-order Ships in March 2006)

Star Wars 12" Figure: Anakin Skywalker (Pre-order Ships in March 2006)

DARTH MAUL Life-Size Bust Star Wars Life-Size Collectibles Sideshow Toys (Pre-Order Ships in Jun/2006)

GENERAL GRIEVOUS 1/4 Statue STAR WARS Premium Format Figures Sideshow Collectibles (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

OBI_WAN KENOBI 1/4 Statue STAR WARS Premium Format Figures Sideshow Collectibles (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)



SET of 5 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

BATMAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

THE FLASH 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

ELONGATED MAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

BLACK CANARY 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)

CAPTAIN BOOMERANG 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: IDENTITY CRISIS Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in Mar/2006)



DR DOOM With Mask 12" Marvel Studios Action Figure Series 1 by Toy Biz

DR DOOM Without Mask 12" Marvel Studios Action Figure Series 1 by Toy Biz



Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Set of 5 (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Anti-Monitor (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Barry Allen Flash (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Battle Armor Lex Luthor (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Earth 2 Superman (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

Crisis on Infinite Earths Series 2 7" Figure: Brainiac (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)



The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Set of 5 (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Green Lantern (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Superman (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Wonder Woman (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Green Arrow (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)

The New Frontier Series 1 7" Figure: Blackhawk (Pre-order Ships in July 2006)



SET of 5 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

SUPERMAN ROBOT 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

LEX LUTHOR 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

LOIS LANE 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

JIMMY OLSEN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

PERRY WHITE 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: SILVER AGE SUPERMAN Series 1 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)



SUNNYDALE HIGH SCHOOL Action Figure Playset BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER Diamond Select Toys




GREEN LANTERN 13" Deluxe Collector Figure DC DIRECT

MARVEL LEGENDS Series 13 Factory Sealed CASE 12 Figure Asst. (PRE-ORDER SHIPS END OF APRIL 2006)

ABOMINATION 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)

BLACKHEART 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)

GREEN GOBLIN 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)

LADY DEATH STRIKE 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)

LOKI 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)

PYRO 6" Action Figure MARVEL LEGENDS SERIES 13 THE VILLAINS SERIES Marvel Toy Biz Toy (PRE-ORDER SHIPS APRIL 2006)



SET of 5 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

GREEN LANTERN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

THE JOKER 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

PLASTIC MAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

WONDER WOMAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)

POISON IVY 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: JUSTICE LEAGUE ALEX ROSS Series 3 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in May/2006)



SET OF 3 7" Action Figure STAR WARS UNLEASHED REVENGE OF THE SITH Series 15 Hasbro Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

HAN SOLO AS STORMTROOPER 7" Action Figure STAR WARS UNLEASHED REVENGE OF THE SITH Series 15 Hasbro Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

CLONE TROOPER 7" Action Figure STAR WARS UNLEASHED REVENGE OF THE SITH Series 15 Hasbro Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

CHEWBACCA 7" Action Figure STAR WARS UNLEASHED REVENGE OF THE SITH Series 15 Hasbro Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)



SET of 5 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

SUPERGIRL 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

SUPERMAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

BATMAN 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

DARKSEID 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)

CORRUPTED SUPERGIRL 6" Action Figure DC DIRECT: BATMAN/SUPERMAN RETURN OF SUPERGIRL Series 2 Toy (Pre-Order Ships in June/2006)