May 25, 2017 represents the 40th anniversary of Star Wars.
It was 1977 on this date when Star Wars first graced movie screens in
limited cities in the US - 32 to be exact in its initial run.
The film went on to become the highest grossing film of all-time and
remained so for the next few years. It remains today amongst
the highest grossing films of all time. It has since gone on
to be one of the most influential films in history and spawned
multiple sequels and other film and TV productions and an
international brand with a plethora of products and merchandise that
continue to fuel the interest of long-time fans and adding new fans and followers from all over the world.
May the Force Be with you. Always.
In what is billed as the last Wolverine appearance by actor Hugh
Jackman. Logan starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick
Stewart as Professor X for perhaps the last time as well makes its
way to Blu-Ray DVD on May 23, 2017.
Rocket the Raccoon from the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 will be
produced in a 1/6th scale figure from Hot Toys. The figure is
scheduled to be released in 2018 and pre-orders are currently being
The first Wonder Woman movie will make its debut in theaters
in June, 2017 starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine. One of the
inspirational Wonder Woman comic book series that many of the recent
DC writers and artists have drawn upon for their renditions of the
character that came from the 1987 series created by long time
artist George Perez. That series helped re-write the origin of
the Amazonian and her homeland and updated the character and her
adventures to modern times from its golden age roots and a
1970s attempt to revive the character with a feminist direction.
mycomicshop has several copies of the first issue and other
issues in the series in various affordable grades and prices.
You can also acquire the two omnibus volumes that contain the first
several issues from that series.
Sideshow Collectibles has produced a maquette depicting the
famous 1974 first appearance of Wolverine battling the Hulk from
Hulk #181. The piece is limited and will be available in
April/May, 2017. Preorders are currently available for this
massively impressive piece which will come with two different
classic Wolverine looks. One will depict is exact look from
that issue and the other is his more famous look that Dave Cockrum
and John Byrne embellished on when the character appeared as part of
the New X-Men issues.
Rocket Raccoon's comic book appearances has drawn
amazing interest since he appeared in the first Guardians of the
Galaxy motion picture a couple of years ago. As the next Guardians movie
makes its debut in theaters in May, 2017, the enthusiasm for his first two appearances in Marvel
Preview #7 and Hulk #271 remains on par with that of Deadpool and Cable
respectively. Comic book films tend to give a real boost to
any characters significant issues and this next film should be no
different. mycomicshop currently has both books in
their inventory in various conditions at prices that are reasonable
for any collector.
Captain Phasma is expected to have a larger role in the
upcoming film Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi. Her
1/6th scale figure is currently available, but as in most
productions by Hot Toys are made in limited quantities and
sell out. This may be your only opportunity to acquire the
figure before it hits the after market and sell for much higher.
With the upcoming release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
in theaters on May 5, 2017, the interest in their first comic book
appearance continue to increase. mycomicshop currently
has several copies of the highly sought after book Marvel
Super-Heroes #18 from 1969 to fit in most collector's budget.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be available on Blu-Ray DVD and
DVD on April 4, 2017. It is currently available in High
Definition for download.
The iconic Wonder Woman as portrayed by actress Lynda
Carter in the 1970s TV series will be represented in a brand new
statue/maquette produced by Tweeterhead coming late summer/early
fall 2017 (July-September). It will have a real like appearance of
the actress standing on a star base in a classic pose deflecting
bullets off her bracelets.
Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the title
role will be available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on February 28, 2017.
This is the latest in the Marvel Universe of movies produced by
Marvel Studios to be available after its successful theatrical
Two of the hottest Marvel issues in the modern age feature the first
appearances of Cable and Deadpool in the 1990s in the New Mutants
series. Cable first appeared in full in New Mutants #87
in 1990 and Deadpool debuted in New Mutants #98 in 1991 along
with two other significant characters-Domino and Gideon. The
after market prices for these issues have seen significant price
jumps in recent years. They will continue to garner more
interest with the next Deadpool movie that will introduce Cable.
More and more collectors will be drawn to these books and new
collectors joining the hobby/industry will follow suit.
Mycomicshop features multiple copies of these books in certified
and uncertified grades in various conditions so there will be plenty
of choices to choose from.
Hot Toys is further gearing up for the upcoming Star Wars
film - Star Wars Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with a
large assortment of figures. The highly coveted Stormtroopers
will be amongst the most sought after. Pre-orders are
currently being taken now.
X-Men: Apocalypse will be coming to Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on
October 4th, 2016. The film stars James McAvoy, Michael
Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence.
Hot Toys is producing sixth scale figures from the upcoming
Star Wars film - Star Wars Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Shoretrooper and Darth Vader are being produced from the film.
Here's a link to Sideshow Collectibles so you can read more about
one of the figures and its pre-order information. You'll be
able to see the Darth Vader and other figures there as well. The film that will
debut in theaters in December.
The highest grossing film of 2016 is
Captain America: Civil War starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey
Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. It will be available on 3D Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray
DVD on September 13th, 2016.
The release of Transformers The Movie
will be available on September 13th, 2016 to celebrate
the 30th anniversary of the film. This has been long out of
print and here's your chance to pick up the film before it too becomes
out of print. There will be a couple of versions to choose
from. One in a special steel book and a regular version-both
on Blu-Ray DVD.
Killing Joke Blu-Ray DVD will be available on August 2, 2016.
The long-awaited adaptation from the popular one-shot comic book is
finally making its way to animated film.
Batman v Superman:
Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams,
Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane and Gal Gadot will be available on Blu-Ray
DVD on July 19th, 2016.
The Marvel Universe by John Byrne
Omnibus hardcover will be available on April 19th, 2016.
John Byrne has been one of the most successful and one of the most
well-known comic book artist and storyteller ever. His work in
comic books began in the 1970s and still going on today. Some
of his very best work was with Marvel Comics during the 70s and 80s
and this new hardcover will collect many issues that he worked on
during those years. You'll find Champions #11-15,
Marvel Preview #11, Avengers #164-166, 181-191, Power Man #48-50
Marvel Premiere #47-48, Captain America #247-255, Silver
Surfer(1982) #1, Incredible Hulk #314-319, Wolverine #17-23 and
material from Marvel Fanfare #29.
The Justice League vs Teen Titans Blu-Ray
DVD will be available on April 12th, 2016. This is the
latest DC Comics and Warner Home Video animated movie.
Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens will be available on
Blu-Ray DVD on April 5th, 2016. The DVD will
contain many features including behind the scenes, deleted scenes and more
of the highest grossing film in
North America history starring Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver.
One of the superhero teams of the 1970s have remained a cult
favorite. The team consisted of the Black Widow, Hercules,
Ghost Rider, Angel and the Iceman and their appearances during that
decade are being captured into the popular Marvel Masterworks coming
on March 8th, 2016. Marvel Masterworks: The Champions Volume 1
will feature their earliest appearances in Champions #1-17, Iron Man
Annual #4, Avengers #163, Super-Villain Team-up #14, Spectacular
Spider-Man #17-18, Hulk Annual #7.
There are going to be a few different publications coming out on
December 18th, 2015 focusing on the newest Star Wars film - Star
Wars: Episode 7 The Force Awakens. As seen for the
previous films three distinct books have been published featuring
the characters, ships, weapons and worlds in addition to the concept
art that would inspire and help in the creation of the film.
Star Wars: The
Force Awakens Visual Dictionary -
The Art of Star
Wars: The Force Awakens -
Star Wars: The
Force Awakens Incredible Cross-Sections will something unique
for everyone to enjoy as a companion to the film.
mycomicshop has a large selection of
Star Wars comic books and graphic novels at some very affordable
prices. With the newest Star Wars film - Star Wars: Episode
7 The Force Awakens coming out on December 18th, 2015 in
theaters, there's never been a better time where there have been so
many different Star Wars titles produced and available to fans and
readers all over.
The Ant-Man movie is coming to Blu-Ray DVD on December 8th,
2015. The film starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily and Michael
Douglas is the latest Marvel Studios film in the ongoing Marvel
Universe on the big screen.
has a large Cyber Savings Sale featuring quite a number of
previously released figures from the Masters of the Universe
and DC Universe and DC Signature lines at incredible
discounts. Hurry over before they're all gone.
Mattycollector opened a shop on their web site devoted to
past items sold at Comic-Con. You'll be able to purchase items
like the Batman Arkham Knight Batmobile - Mr. Mxyzptlk DC
Universe Super Powers - DC Man of Steel Movie Masters
Superman vs. General Zod Movie Pack. Some items have
already sold out so hurry before they're all gone.
having their monthly sale on November 16th, 2015 featuring
Dragstor Club Eternia
monthly Masters of the Universe
figure. There are other
re-releases available in the sale - Point Dread &
Talon Fighter Set - Clamp Champ - Geldor figures and more.
Guardians of the
Galaxy Solo Classic Omnibus will be available on November 17th,
2015. The hardcover book contains classic Guardian stories
from Incredible Hulk #271, Annual #5 - Iron Man #55 - Captain
Marvel #27-33, 43-44, 58-62 - Strange Tales #180-181 - Warlock
#9-11, 15 - Avengers #219-220, Annual #7 - Marvel Two-In-One Annual
#2 - Marvel Preview #11 - Marvel Spotlight #1-2, 6-7 - Marvel
Premiere #61 - Rocket Raccoon #1-4 - Star-Lord Special Edition.
Comic book collectors who are unable to
spend on Golden Age Batman issues that can range in the
multi-million dollar range have an alternative solution when
Batman: The Golden
Age Omnibus Vol. 1 becomes available on November 24th, 2015.
The hardcover book will reprint Batman's very first appearance and
other early appearances during 1939 to 1941 - Detective
Comics #27-56, Batman #1-7, New York World's Fair Comics #2, World's
Best Comics #1 and World's Finest Comics #2-3.
Terminator Genisys starring Arnold
The very successful and award winning animated series called Justice
League Unlimited which ran in the early 2000s will get Blu-Ray DVD
treatment on November 10th, 2015. Justice League Unlimited:
The Complete Series will feature the last few seasons of the
show which originally started as Justice League. The first two
seasons are already available on Blu-Ray DVD.
The top grossing film of 2015 - Jurassic
World will be on Blu-Ray DVD as a stand alone or included in a
collection with the previous three Jurassic Park films. Both
will be available on October 20th, 2015.
Nick Fury has become
a very popular and significant character the last few years in large
part to his appearances in the various Marvel Studios films such as
The Avengers and Iron Man movies, but also his prevailing role in
various current comic titles. Most fans haven't even explored
his original first appearances and origins from the 1960s. A
great way to read and experience those early adventures comes in the
form of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Complete Collection Omnibus that
becomes available on October 20th, 2015. The book will contain
Nick's long running run in Strange Tales and in his own title in
1968 started by Jim Steranko and other important early appearances.
Werewolf by Night was amongst many horror and science fiction
titles that populated the early to mid 1970s from both Marvel and DC
Comics. A very difficult title to track down all issues and
related appearances in nice condition. Werewolf by Night
Omnibus will be available on October 20th, 2015 containing his
first appearances, the entire run of the title and other significant
appearances during that era.
having their monthly sale on October 15th, 2015 featuring Perfuma
monthly Masters of the Universe
Club 200X monthly figure - Flying Fists He-Man &
Terror Claws Skeletor - Batros Club Filmation figures
Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron will be available on a combo
3D Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray, Digital HD set on October 2nd, 2015. The
DVD will contain the feature film plus behind the scenes footage.
Amazon.com has an exclusive Marvel Legends Infinite Series
multi-pack of figures featuring 4 characters from the Avengers
Age of Ultron movie. You'll find movie versions of Bruce
Banner, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye just as they appeared in the
Mattycollector has a
Princess of Power Anniversary sale on September 9th, 2015 to the
10th. You'll have the opportunity to purchase several figures
that were past club exclusives like Double Mischief,
Entrapta, Madame Razz & Broom, Mermista,
Spinnerella, Sweet Bee, Scorpia, Flutterina,
Bow, Frosta, Octavia and more.
Force Friday begins at 12:01 AM (after Midnight) on September
4th, 2015 at various retail outlets like Toys R US,
Wal-Mart and Target stores. This is the beginning
release of the newest Star Wars figures, vehicles, accessories and
collectibles from the new film Star Wars Episode VII: The Force
Awakens to be made available for sale. Fans from all over
will be gathering at their local stores waiting to get in to
purchase these offerings.
having their monthly sale on August 17th, 2015 with several
offerings of Masters of the Universe figures -
Mara of Primus Club Eternia
Monthly figure - Buzz Saw Hordak Club Eternia Quarterly
figure - Evil Seed Club 200X Monthly figure - Gwildor
Club Eternia Holiday figure and more.
Long-time, popular artist George Perez helped re-vitalize and
modernize Wonder Woman in the 1980s with the re-launch of the
character in a new series. A new edition - Wonder Woman
Omnibus will be available on August 25th, 2015 containing issues
#1-24 and the first annual from that popular series.
The newest DC Comics and Warner Home Video Blu-Ray DVD movie will be
Gods and Monsters to be released on July 28th, 2015. The
animated movies of the DC Universe that have been made for over the
last several years are some of the finest comic book productions on
the market. This one will join the many great productions
having their monthly sale on July 15th, 2015 featuring a couple of
new Masters of the Universe figures - Peekablue and
Callix - Club Eternia Monthly
and Club 200X Monthly figures. There will be other figures
from past offerings as usual.
Also Mattycollector is offering
until August 10th, 2015 a subscription service for fan choice
Masters of the Universe figures. You'll have first access
to figures such as Despara, Lord Masque,
Vultak, Darius, Tuskador, Despara, Crita,
General Sunder, Horde Wraith, Night Stalker.
The Legend Of The
Lone Ranger will be available on Blu-Ray DVD for the first time
on July 14th, 2015. This was the first motion picture
depiction of the Lone Ranger since the days of Clayton Moore and Jay
Silverheels who took the very popular TV show to the movies a few
times. This version debuted in 1981 and starred unknown actor-Klinton
Spisbury in the starring role with veteran actors Jason Robards and
Christopher Lloyd in supporting roles as the President and Butch
Cavendish. This is an overlooked version of the long running
fictional hero and is very true to the origin of the character and
The Ant-Man movie hits theaters on July 17th, 2015 starring
Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly and Michael Douglas.
Mycomicshop has a library of
Ant-Man comic books and trade paperbacks devoted to the
character since his debut in 1962. These are issues and books
featuring both Hank Pym and Scott Lang as the title character.
The second omnibus volume containing classic Star Wars issues produced by Marvel Comics during the
1970s and 1980s will be available on June 23rd, 2015. Star Wars: The
Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 2 will collect Star Wars
45-78 and Annual 2. A great opportunity to collect and read
these great issues without the high price of back issues.
having their monthly sale on May 15th, 2015. Blast Attak
Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figure headlines
the sale along with previously released Masters of the
Universe Classics Club Eternia figures such as Rio Blast
and Two Bad figures. Damian Wayne and Aquaman
DC Signature Collection figures return in this latest sale.
Battlestar Galactica: The
Collection and the Re-mastered Collection will be available on
Blu-Ray DVD on May 12th, 2015. This is the science fiction
series that came on the heels of Star Wars in the late 1970s has
been released before in regular DVD so here's a new offering in Blu-Ray
format with a few extras.
Mattycollector will have
a special 24 hour sale on May 1st, 2015. It's called the
Beasts of Burden Sale
and Griffin Masters of the Universe Classics
figure at discounted prices. Buy one, two, three or more and
receive a discount.
Batman vs. Robin
Blu-Ray DVD will be available on April 14th, 2015. This is the
next animated movie produced by DC Comics and Warner Home Video.
having their monthly sale on April 15th, 2015 with the main item
being the Angella
Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figure.
Glimmer and Eldor previously released Masters of the
Universe Classics Club Eternia figures will also be available.
The Star Wars Movie Collection will be available
for the first time on Digital High Definition on April 10th, 2015.
All 6 films will be sold as a complete set or individually.
A special sale on
April 2nd, 2015 to April 3rd, 2015 starting at 9 AM PDT featuring
previous convention figures such as the DCU Classics Doomsday,
DCU Signature Shazam, Man of Steel Movie Masters Superman
vs. General Zod, Batusi Batman from the classic TV
series, Mo-Larr vs. Skeletor and much more.
The last of the Hobbit films - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will
be available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on March 24th, 2015.
having their monthly sale on March 16th, 2015. Ice - DC
Comics Club Infinite Earths and Conner Kent Superboy
figures headline the sale. Giant size Masters of the Universe
figures will be re-offered during this sale.
The Loki 1/6th scale figure from Thor: The Dark World
film is currently in stock and available from Sideshow
Collectibles. This is the second figure of Loki produced
by Hot Toys. The first figure from the Avengers movie
has since sold out. This one will not be available for long.
having their monthly sale on February 16th, 2015. The newest
pieces include Ninja Warrior-Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figure
and Snake Armor He-Man and Battle Armor King Hsss-Masters of the Universe Classics
Club Eternia Quarterly figures. Some past figures will
also be available from the Masters of the Universe line and from the
DC Universe Total Heroes line.
The new Sideshow Collectibles Superman 1/6th scale
figure is currently available. It is one of the first in the growing line of DC Comics character figures produced
by Sideshow. Their 1/6th scale Batman figure is currently out
of stock so don't miss out on this great figure.
is currently offering free shipping and extra reward points on
future orders when purchasing the Hot Toys Spider-Man
1/6th scale figure from the Amazing Spider-Man movie. A
good time for collectors and buyers to acquire some of the items
that were pre-sold many months in advance of the release date.
Also a great opportunity to catch up on those offerings that they
bypassed to purchase other items while saving some money for
waiting. While we're on the subject of Spider-Man, the
Amazing Spider-Man 2 - Hot Toys 1/6th scale figure
is currently in stock as well.
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis animated movie will be
available on Blu-Ray DVD and DVD on January 27th, 2015. This
is the latest in a long running line of high quality animated films
produced by DC Comics and Warner Home Video.
Classic Star Wars issues produced by Marvel Comics during the
1970s which was the official launch of the original Star Wars movie
from 1977 into comic book form will be collected into the popular
omnibus hardcover books that have featured some of Marvel's most
famous comic books. Star Wars: The
Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 1 will collect Star Wars
1-44 and Annual 1. You'll be able to own and read not only the
original adaptation of the first Star Wars movie, but The Empire
Strikes Back adaptation and original stories in between that Marvel
writers and artists created on their own producing unique books to
fit into the overall galaxy. The book will become
available January 27th, 2015.
having their monthly sale on January 15th, 2015. Lizard Man Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figure
will head up the sale. Past
Masters of the Universe Classics
Club figures will also return.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Chronicles: Art &
Design book will be a great companion to the last of the Hobbit
films which will be hitting theaters on December 17th, 2014.
This book will be released on the same date and will provide a look
at the creative process behind the movie. Hundreds of images
of concept artwork, photographs, development paintings, and more
created by the artists and designers working behind the scenes will
be featured in the book.
having their monthly sale on December 15th, 2014. Mermista
and Spinnerella-Masters of the Universe Classics Club Eternia figures along with
Gwildor-Heroic Creator of the Cosmic Key
Masters of the Universe Classics
Club Eternia Holiday figure will highlight the sale. There
will be a Damian Wayne Robin
DC Signature series
figure that will add to your DC Universe collection of figures.