Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Picture: Adam West as Batman

Pictures: Eartha Kitt as Catwoman



New comics July 6, 2011

Things I'll buy:

Showcase Presents: Doc Savage
Showcase Presents: Doc Savage Marvel's black-and-white Doc comics collected by, seems weird, DC. I  really enjoyed these as a kid.


Items of possible interest:

Green Arrow Vol. 1: Into the Woods (Green Arrow (Graphic Novels))
Green Arrow Vol. 1: Into the Woods (Green Arrow (Graphic Novels))

Infinity Inc.: The Generations Saga Vol. 1
Infinity Inc.: The Generations Saga Vol. 1

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book 5
Saga of the Swamp Thing Book 5


The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 3
The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 3

Captain America international movie poster

Doctor Who plush toys on the way

Ah, those Daleks are so huggable! Not sure when they'll be available, but here are a few details:

Underground Toys is pleased to announce the release of an exciting selection of talking plush products for the worldwide hit TV series, Doctor Who. Underground Toys has captured the characters as talking soft toys for the first time!

Series 1 will include Medium TARDIS (with a flashing lamp and sound) and Medium Talking Daleks – they stand approximately 9” tall and ship in branded gift boxes. The cute mini talking plush assortment also includes the Cyberman – they stand 4” tall and have plastic clips on so they can be attached to keys, bags etc!

Phrases include the TARDIS Materialisation, “Exterminate, Exterminate!” and many more.

Fantagraphics announces upcoming releases

Fantagraphics will debut a whole slew of titles during this months Comicon International in San Diego. Here are a few that stand out for me:

Love & Rockets New Stories 4 by Los Bros Hernandez: Featuring new stories by Jaime and Gilbert, including new material featuring Maggie set in the present and during her teen years.

The Art of Joe Kubert
The Art of Joe Kubert, edited by Bill Schelly: This is a coffee table book “that honors this legendary creator with beautifully reproduced artwork from every phase of his career as well as critical commentary by the book’s editor, comics historian and Kubert biographer Bill Schelly.”

Setting the Standard: Comics by Alex Toth 1952-1954
Setting the Standard: Alex Toth, edited by Greg Sadowski: Collecting the influential artist’s work from his time at Standard Comics.

Captain America pop cans

Via Mego Talk: A series of soda cans featuring Captain America movie characters has started showing up in U.S. stores. Collect 'em all, then see your dentist!