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It was new comic book day yesterday? Anyone read anything they really enjoyed? Anything you hated? While you decide on that, here’s some news and reviews from around the web you might have missed.

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Kotaku – Iron Man Looks Very Fancy In Leather – Beautiful.

GamePolitics – Report: WBIE knew the PC version of Batman Arkham Knight was broken – People are surprised?

Kotaku – Batman: Arkham Knight‘s True Ending Has A Cool Easter Egg – That’s pretty cool.

GamePolitics – Calif. anti-video game law author Leland Yee pleads guilty to racketeering in federal court – This guy was one of the leaders against “violent video games.” Good riddance.


Around the Tubes Reviews

Capsule Computers – The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

CBR – The Omega Men #2

CBR – We Stand on Guard #1

CBR – The Wicked + The Divine #12

SDCC 2015: Bluefin’s Exclusives

Bluefin LogoBluefin, the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan, Hong Kong and more, has announced a wide array of exciting new and exclusive products to be showcased and also available for purchase at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International.

Bluefin products will be located on the Main Hall in Booths #3545 and #140.

Attendees that purchase select items at Bluefin’s booths will also be treated to free giveaways. Fans will receive a free Super Mario Bros. 1Up mushroom character when they purchase a Tamashii Nations product from Booth #3545 while supplies last. Also, those who purchase the Beast Kingdom Floating Iron Man Mark III exclusive from Booth #140, will receive a free support stand while supplies last as an alternative display option.

Exclusive Bluefin products available at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con include:

Bandai Hobby

Gunpla Models – Various Kits


HGUC 1/144 Zeta Plus Test Type Image Color Version

Previously only available at GunPla Expo events in Asia, this limited release of the Zeta Plus has been colored to match the test color red-orange white pattern found on the machines used by Karaba in the photo novel, Gundam Sentinel. Includes rifle, shield, hip cannons and 2 beam sabers. Mobile suit also can transform into wave rider form through part swapping.

MSRP: $25.00

RG 1/144 Gundam Exia Extra Finish Version

A special GunPla Expo limited event item now available in the West: the Real Grade Exia with a sharp metallic finish!  Its parts have been specially chromed to give off a high shine. The Real Grade series combines the intricate part complexity of the higher end MG and PG lines with the size and affordability of the HG and SD lines into a new product that draws inspiration from real world machines. This version of the Exia was supervised by creator Kanetake Ebikawa and features custom markings. All of Exia’s equipment is included, with melee weapons having chromed blades and GN condensers feature transparent plastic. New Advanced MS Joint allow impressive movement to replicate combat scenes in the Gundam 00 anime series.

MSRP: $48.00

HGBF 1/144 Try Burning Gundam PP Clear Version

An enhanced version of the Burning Gundam in the second half of the Gundam Build Fighters Try TV anime series. Features impressive articulation for recreation of martial arts poses. Includes fiery punch, kick, back, and numerous flame effect parts as well as 4 different types of hands showcasing martial arts gestures. This special GunPla expo variant previously only available in Asia renders the model in translucent plastic with sparkles to replicate the flow of Plavisky particles that flow through the plastic in the TV show. MSRP: $22.00


Bandai Tamashii Nations

S.H. Figuarts Goku Frieza Saga Version

Complete your Dragon Ball collection with a special variant of Goku as he lands on the Planet Namek!  The S.H. Figuarts Goku Frieza Saga version features his iconic outfit with the “Go” GI symbols and original tied belt, as well as a new facial expression not found in the original! This SDCC exclusive will be available in limited quantities. Figure includes 5 interchangeable faces, multiple hands for different poses, and charging Kamehameha effect part. MSRP: $45.00


Beast Kingdom

Iron Man Mark III Magnetic Floating Version

A flashy, new updated color variant of Beast Kingdom’s Floating Iron Man Mark III featuring red and chrome markings. MSRP: $169.99

Star Wars Egg Attack Action Darth Vader: EAA-002SP

This 6-inch limited edition Beast Kingdom rendition of the iconic villain is constructed with compound materials and painted with expert techniques that perfectly capture the texture of Darth Vader’s armor and clothing. Also features a light-up LED lightsaber and life-supporting device on the chest. MSRP: $139.99


Comicave Studios

1/12 Shotgun Iron Man Mark XL

The Super Alloy 1/12 Scale Shotgun is a fully articulated figurine made of 75% die-cast metal with interchangeable accessories, and LED light features in the eyes and chest.  A Hyper Velocity Traveling Suit, the Mark 40 is currently the fastest suit of the Iron Legion, and can reach speeds in excess of Mach 5.  Shotgun will be available in limited quantities for purchase at SDCC 2015, one month ahead of its worldwide release in August 2015.  MSRP: $160.00



Hero Cross

Hybrid Metal Figuration Batman #004S

For the fans of this dark hero attending the 2015 San Diego Comic Con, Hero Cross has prepared a special classic comic color scheme for the figure, with an additional weathered effect. The body and limbs of the figure are made of die cast parts that enrich the texture as well as provide required strength and stiffness. Meanwhile, it is fully poseable thanks to 20-plus points of articulation and the wired fabric cape. The accessories include a light up Bat-Signal and Batarang that serve as nice enhancements to the figure. MSRP: $80.00




Don’t miss this extremely limited edition Synthetic Human figure with samurai sword and sheath accessories. Straight from the pages of the Biomega manga series by Tsutomu Nihei (the creator behind distinguished manga titles Blame! and Knights of Sidonia), this figure is exceptionally detailed and known for its unmatched articulation which allows you to get the figure into virtually any pose. MSRP: $185.00


The Loyal Subjects

Power Rangers, TMNT, Transformers Action Vinyl Exclusives

The TLS booth will feature a full array of their ever popular Action Vinyl Exclusives from top licenses. From the Black-and-White Battle Damaged 3” Ninja Turtles to the Special Edition Crystal Pink Ranger to the fan-favorite Construction set, all figures come equipped with multiple points of articulation and fun accessories — as you may already know, the Power Rangers helmets are completely removable! A different exclusive for each day! Find these exciting exclusives and more directly at the TLS Booth #5050. MSRP: Various



Super Saiyan Son Goku Figure

This hefty variant (stands more than 18” tall) of the Gigantic Series Goku figure features translucent yellow hair. This vinyl statue is highly detailed, anime accurate and features excellent paint applications. X-Plus is well known for creating beautiful vinyl statues with uncompromising attention to detail. MSRP: $65.00


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It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited for?

Around the Tubes

SKTCHD – Too Many Books: DC Comics and Its Struggle to Find the Right Mix – An interesting analysis.

Nothing But Comics – 270 Needed to Win: A Close Look at the Election Map in Prez – My one issue with the comic. Texas is projected to go Blue at some point.

Nothing But Comics – When Can We Read the Iron Man Phantom 3 Promotional Comic? – Bwahahahaha.

Kotaku – What Happens When You Try To Kill People In Batman: Arkham Knight – Um, k.

GamePolitics – Report: Steam version of ‘Batman: Arkham Knight’ suffering technical issues at launch – Doh!


Around the Tubes Reviews

ICv2 – The Divine

Talking Comics – The Fiction #1

Nerd Block in July is Humanity’s Last Hope

When dawn breaks and the world has been torn apart, we look to our heroes to save the day. These heroes and underdogs become Humanity’s Last Hope! Nerd Block has revealed July’s theme, which is nice and broad. Should be fun to see what’s inside especially since that looks like an outline of Optimus Prime, Mad Max, and Iron Man. And is that Ryu or the Karate Kid?

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Nerd Block July is Humanity's Last Hope

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Fashion Spotlight: Buster Manual, Starry Iron, and Attack on Mad Titan

Ript Apparel has three new designs today. Buster Manual, Starry Iron, and Attack on Mad Titan from drsimonbutler76, ddjvigo, and BadEye will be for sale on June 6, 2015 only!

Buster Manual by drsimonbutler76

Buster Manual

Starry Iron by ddjvigo

Starry Iron

Attack on Mad Titan by BadEye

Attack on Mad Titan



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Hikari Friday Molecular & Stealth Iron Man

Funko has announced a new colorway for their Iron Man Hikari figure!

Molecular Iron Man Premium Sofubi Figure

Molecular Iron Man is limited to 750pcs worldwide.

Molecular Iron Man Premium Sofubi FigureStealth Iron Man Premium Sofubi Figure

The sleek Stealth Iron Man is a ThinkGeek exclusive! Stealth Iron Man is limited to 500pcs worldwide and perfect to display!

Stealth Iron Man Premium Sofubi Figure

Marvel Legends EU Disney Exclusive

After about a month and a half of speculation, Hasbro has released two official pictures of the Marvel Legends European Disney Exclusive set. The set features five figures from Avengers: Age of Ultron including Iron Man, Hulk, Ultron, Thor, and Captain America.

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Around the Tubes

Hope everyone thinks about those who sacrificed their lives for our nation this Memorial Day.

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The Outhousers – Josh Trank Responds to “Bullshit” Rumor, Compares John Byrne to Neo-Nazi – Until there’s official announcements from the source, take everything with a grain of salt.

iO9 – Hot Toys Would Very Much Like You To Buy More Age Of Ultron Iron Men – Some impressive figures.


Around the Tubes Reviews

CBR – Jem and the Holograms #3

CBR – Judge Dredd #30

CBR – Starve #1

The Beat – Valhalla Mad #1

CBR – Wytches #6

Hikari Friday Steel Iron Man & Penny Trooper

It’s Hikari Friday with two new Sofubi figures released.

Raw Steel Iron Man Premium Sofubi Figure

The Raw Steel Iron Man is limited to 750pcs worldwide and hits shelves in August.

Raw Steel Iron Man Premium Sofubi Figure

Dirty Penny Clone Trooper Premium Sofubi Figure

Unlike the Clone Troopers from Star Wars, these figures are extremely limited! They’re still terrible shots, though. Dirty Penny Clone Trooper is available for pre-order from Entertainment Earth and limited to 250pcs worldwide.

Dirty Penny Clone Trooper Premium Sofubi Figure

Marvel Legends Wave 3

Hasbro has released new photos of wave 3 of their Marvel Legends line of figures. This wave includes War Machine, Marvel NOW! Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Vision, Blizzard, Valkyrie, and Thundra. The figures each come with a piece of a build-a-figure that allows you to construct Iron Man Hulkbuster.

Check out the figures below.


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