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Guardians Slips From First and Continues Domestic Success, and Mixed Global Results

hr_Guardians_of_the_Galaxy_46Guardians of the Galaxy fell from the top spot of the box office as it’s run at the box office begins to dwindle, but still going strong. The film earned $8 million this weekend, bringing its domestic total to $305 million. There’s a good chance the film will past Iron Man 2‘s domestic total, and possible the original Iron Man‘s as well.

While Guardians so far tops the domestic box-office, globally, it’s a different story. The film is far behind the latest Transformers, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is still going. The film earned $4.8 million over the weekend, and has a domestic total of $181 million.

Check out the totals for the year so far for “comic” based/related movies.

Domestic Gross

1. Guardians of the Galaxy – $305.9 million
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $259.8 million
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $245.1 million
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $233.7 million
7. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $206.8 million
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $202.9 million
9. Godzilla – $200.7 million
11. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $181 million
19. Mr. Peabody & Sherman $111.5 million
20. 300: Rise of An Empire – $106.6 million
22. Edge of Tomorrow – $100.2 million
29. Hercules – $71.7 million
36. Robocop – $58.6 million
82. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $13.5 million
97. Snowpiercer – $4.5 million

Worldwide Gross

1. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $1.080.6 billion
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $745.8 million
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $714.1 million
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $708.3 million
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $641.7 million
7. Guardians of the Galaxy – $611.5 million
9. Godzilla – $525 million
12. Edge of Tomorrow – $369.2 million
15. 300: Rise of An Empire – $331.1 million
17. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $319.9 million
20. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $272.9 million
22. Robocop – $242.7 million
23. Hercules – $210.2 million
46. Snowpiercer – $86.6 million
86. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $23.3 million
192. We Are the Best! – $181,000

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Guardians Tops the Box Office Again

hr_Guardians_of_the_Galaxy_46Its been six weeks since Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters, and it again topped the box office this past weekend. For the fourth time, the movie was number one, that’s a record that only The Dark Knight, Avatar, and The Hunger Games have done in the past ten years.

The film earned an additional $10.2 million this past weekend, and domestically has earned $294.6 million. It’ll easily cross the $300 billion mark. The question is, how long can this go, especially as the fall movie season begins to ramp up?

In other comic movie news, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles earned $6.5 million, bringing its domestic total to $174.6 million.

Check out the domestic and international earnings for “comic” movies so far this year!

Domestic Gross

1. Guardians of the Galaxy – $294.6 million
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $259.8 million
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $244.7 million
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $233.7 million
7. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $206.2 million
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $202.9 million
9. Godzilla – $200.7 million
12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $174.6 million
19. Mr. Peabody & Sherman $111.5 million
20. 300: Rise of An Empire – $106.6 million
22. Edge of Tomorrow – $100.1 million
28. Hercules – $71.4 million
36. Robocop – $58.6 million
81. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $12.9 million
95. Snowpiercer – $4.5 million

Worldwide Gross

1. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $1.077.7 billion
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $745.8 million
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $714.1 million
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $708.3 million
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $641.7 million
8. Guardians of the Galaxy – $586.2 million
9. Godzilla – $525 million
12. Edge of Tomorrow – $364.3 million
14. 300: Rise of An Empire – $331.1 million
16. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $300.2 million
19. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $272.9 million
22. Robocop – $242.7 million
26. Hercules – $194.3 million
44. Snowpiercer – $86.6 million
83. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $22.8 million
192. We Are the Best! – $180,000

Nerd Block has Scribblenauts & Exclusive Guardians Of The Galaxy in September

This September’s Nerd Block sounds like it’ll be an impressive (and awesome) one. This month’s box will include one awesome Scribblenauts item directly from DC! We’re guessing one of their cool figures.

In addition to this item, they’ve said they have one of the coolest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles products they’ve ever given out! Cowabunga dudes!

This month’s shirt sounds like it may be amazing. Celebrating this summer’s breakout blockbuster Guardians Of The Galaxy, they’ve got a shirt that’s sure to be the awesome mix you’ve been looking for! We’re thinking something Dancing Groot related! Even better, it’s an exclusive item, you can only get from Nerd Block.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Tops the Box Office

hr_Guardians_of_the_Galaxy_46Guardians of the Galaxy again topped the weekend. In its fifth weekend, the film has earned an estimated $16.5 million. The film has earned $274.6 million domestically so far.

In second place, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles earned $11.8 million. The film has earned $162.4 million so far this year domestically.

In other comic movie news, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is dead in the water, earning just $2.2 million and in ten days $10.8 million. It came in at fourteenth place.

Overall, the summer box office has been disappointing down 25% to $3.6 billion compared to last year. Guardians of the Galaxy will likely be the first film to cross the $300 million mark domestically this year. Guardians is now the top grossing film domestically this year. We’ll see if it can hold on to first place next week.

Check out the domestic and international earnings for “comic” movies so far this year!

Domestic Gross

1. Guardians of the Galaxy – $274.6 million
2. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $259.8 million
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $244.3 million
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $233.3 million
7. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $205.2 million
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $202.9 million
9. Godzilla – $200.6 million
12. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $162.4 million
19. Mr. Peabody & Sherman $111.5 million
20. 300: Rise of An Empire – $106.6 million
22. Edge of Tomorrow – $100 million
29. Hercules – $70.9 million
35. Robocop – $58.6 million
80. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $10.7 million
94. Snowpiercer – $4.5 million

Worldwide Gross

1. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $1.072.4 billion
3. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $745.4 million
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $714.1 million
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $708.3 million
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $611.2 million
8. Guardians of the Galaxy – $547.7 million
9. Godzilla – $508 million
12. Edge of Tomorrow – $364.1 million
14. 300: Rise of An Empire – $331.1 million
18. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $274.5 million
20. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $268.8 million
22. Robocop – $242.7 million
26. Hercules – $174.7 million
43. Snowpiercer – $86.5 million
95. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $15.4 million
186. We Are the Best! – $180,000

Guardians of the Galaxy Retakes the Top Box Office Spot

hr_Guardians_of_the_Galaxy_46After being knocked out of the top spot for the past two weeks by a bunch of turtles, Guardians of the Galaxy has returned to the top spot at the box office. In its fourth week, the film has earned an estimated $17.6 million. The film has now earned $251.88 million domestically.

In the third week of release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles earned $16.8 million, bringing its domestic total to $145 million.

In other comic movies news Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For has debuted doa, winding up in eighth place with just $6.5 million for its first week. The film was projected at one point to debut with $15 million, so this is a disappointment. The original film opened with $29.6 million in 2005. This newest film cost $70 million compared to the first’s $48 million. Men made up 64% of the audience for the film, and 78% were under the age of 25.

Domestic Gross

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $259.8 million
3. Guardians of the Galaxy – $251.9 million
4. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $243.8 million
6. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $232.8 million
7. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $204 million
8. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $202.9 million
9. Godzilla – $200.6 million
14. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $145.6 million
19. Mr. Peabody & Sherman $111.5 million
20. 300: Rise of An Empire – $106.6 million
22. Edge of Tomorrow – $99.8 million
29. Hercules – $70 million
35. Robocop – $58.6 million
88. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $6.5 million
93. Snowpiercer – $4.4 million

Worldwide Gross

1. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $1.065.1 billion
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $744.7 million
4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $714.1 million
5. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $708.3 million
6. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $554.9 million
8. Godzilla – $507.9 million
10. Guardians of the Galaxy – $489.5 million
12. Edge of Tomorrow – $364 million
14. 300: Rise of An Empire – $331.1 million
18. Mr. Peabody & Sherman – $268.8 million
20. Robocop – $242.7 million
21. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – $238.8 million
27. Hercules – $160.6 million
41. Snowpiercer – $86.4 million
108. Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – $6.5 million
186. We Are the Best! – $177,000

Fashion Spotlight: Donkey Krang, Shell City, and Marv is Coming

Ript Apparel has three designs today. Two are for fans of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the other for fans of Sin City. Donkey Krang, Shell City, and Marv is Coming from Ninjaink, JuanFoo, and famousafterdeath will be for sale on August 22, 2014 only!

Donkey Krang by Ninjaink

Donkey Krang

Shell City by JuanFoo

Shell City

Marv is Coming by famousafterdeath

Marv is Coming

IDW Publishing Previews: 8/13/14

Doberman #2

Scott Marder, Rob Rosell, and Jack lambert (w) • Brandon McKinney (a) • Bernard Chang (c)

Frank Doberman rejoins the police force after years of exile, but instead of being top dog like in the old days, he finds hims himself starting over with a new uniform, new rules and regulations and a new partner.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

G.I. JOE: Silent Interlude 30th Anniversary Edition

Larry Hama (w) • Hama & Steve Leialoha (a) • Hama & Klaus Janson (c)

SILENT INVASION! The story that defined a generation—G.I. JOE #21: remastered from the original art and lovingly recolored to the highest of contemporary standards. This wordless issue introduced the world to SNAKE EYE’s mysterious nemesis STORM SHADOW and his ARASHIKAGE NINJA—and they’ve never looked better. Plus—an unprecedented glimpse of Larry Hama’s original layouts and Steve Leialoha’s finishes, and a look behind the scenes of the comic’s creation—and at its enduring legacy!

HC • FC • $19.99 • 88 pages • 7” 11” • ISBN: 978-1-63140-035-3

Godzilla: Cataclysm #1 (of 5)

Cullen Bunn (w) • Dave Wachter (a & c)

Years have passed since the monster apocalypse nearly destroyed mankind. Now it is merely a distant, nightmarish memory for Hiroshi, an elder in one of the few remaining tribes of humans. Little does Hiroshi know that the apocalypse is not over, and that his memories of the past may yet save the future!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Judge Dredd: Anderson, Psi-Division #1

Matt Smith (w) • Carl Critchlow (a) • Matt Haley (c)

In an all-new adventure from Cassandra Anderson’s early days in the Mega-City One Psi-Division, writer Matt Smith and artist Carl Critchlow present “King of the Six Sectors.” It all starts with Anderson awaking from an unusually strong vision of an attack on the Megapolitan Museum showcasing Cursed Earth artifacts…

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Littlest Pet Shop #4 (of 5)

Georgia Ball (w) • Nico Peña, Antonio Campo (a) • Campo (c)

Blythe leaves the pets to watch over the shop while she takes Zoe to an audition for the starring role in a new television show, but when a mysterious package arrives at the Littlest Pet Shop the pets can’t resist opening it! What they find inside is a box full of trouble with no intentions of being put back! Plus, Blythe endures the embarrassment of attending a rock concert with *gasp* her dad!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The Maxx: Maxximized #10

Sam Kieth, William Messner-Loebs (w) • Kieth (a & c)

Fairy Tale: As Julie is spring cleaning, Mr. Gone entertains us with a little child-like tale of Julie’s traumatic up-bringing, and the little sickly rabbit that scrape, scrape, scrapes, which she keeps hidden under her bed. She learns lessons from her absentee father’s denial, and her mother’s unflinching willingness to face things that Julie (and Maxx) would rather avoid all together.

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #22

Ted Anderson (w) • Agnes Garbowska (a) • Garbowska, Zander Cannon (c)

Has Trixie been framed for stealing a diamond, or is she up to her old tricks? It’s a classic whodunit set in the hustle and bustle of Manehattan! Don’t miss the conclusion to this madcap caper!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Star Trek #36

Mike Johnson (w) • Tony Shasteen (a & c)

The epic STAR TREK event of 2014 continues here, in Part 2 of “The Q Gambit”! Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise are thrust into the future of their new timeline thanks to the mysterious being known as Q. But in this alternate reality, what has become of the space station once known as Deep Space Nine… and the man called Benjamin Sisko? Don’t miss this all-new story developed in association with  STAR TREK writer/producer Roberto Orci!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: New Animated Adventures #14

Landry Walker (w) • Marcelo Ferreira (a) • Dario Brizuela (c)

Donatello has created a new scent in the hopes of getting April’s attention. Unfortunately it’s got the attention of all of the insects in New York City instead… including a swarm parasitic wasps! Will the Turtles be able to stop the insect hordes before everyone bug’s out?

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #37

Tom Waltz, Kevin Eastman (w) • Cory Smith (a) • Smith, Eastman (c)

From the start, two villains have dominated the Turtles’ lives: Shredder and Krang. Now, for the first time, they come face-to-face with each other in the present day! Will they be able to overcome their differences and join forces? It’s a very special stand-alone issue that guarantees some major surprises!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Transformers: Primacy #1

Chris Metzen & Flint Dille (w) • Livio Ramondelli (a, c)

THE WAR FOR CYBERTRON! Optimus Prime versus Megatron. Autobots versus Decepticons. At the dawn of the conflict, battle lines are drawn and sides are set… now legends will be made. The war that would define a planet begins in earnest—and its revelations will shake the TRANSFORMERS’ world to the core!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

The X-Files: Season 10 #15

Joe Harris (w) • Matthew Dow Smith (a) • Francesco Francavilla (c)

Pilgrims, Part 5 of 5: Flying saucers, the Cigarette Smoking Man, the New Syndicate… this mind-blowing conclusion sets the agenda for the rest of Season 10. Don’t miss the series that Geeked Out Nation says holds “nearly as much quality and charm as its small screen predecessor ever did.”

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

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