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Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling from Mariko Tamaki and Babs Tarr is a Surprise Drop Today

Check this out! Overwatch and Dark Horse Comics have surprised folks with the new Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling comic series based on everyone’s favorite damage hero, Tracer!

Illustrated by the New York Times bestselling comic artist Babs Tarr and written by the Eisner Award winner Mariko Tamaki, the series will follow a Young Tracer as she zips through the streets of her hometown.

The series officially launches today with the first release of five issues. Issue #1 is making its digital debut for players and fans to read for free exclusively via Dark Horse Digital and on PlayOverwatch! The comic is available in over 13 languages so players around the world can join our hero on her adventures in the UK!

Alongside the London Calling comic series, Overwatch is hosting the Tracer Comic Challenge. Players can earn a brand-new epic skin, Comic Book Tracer, and other cosmetic goodies by winning games of Overwatch beginning tomorrow Sept. 15 – Sept. 28. The skin features original art from the London Calling comic book issue. A variety of comic book themed sprays can be earned by watching Overwatch streamers on Twitch during the same period.

Ever get that feeling of déjà vu? Soon you will, because Issues #2 through #5 will be released monthly so you can follow along each month as Tracer darts around town. For fans who want to collect them all, every issue in the series will be available in print with issue #1 hitting comic shelves on December 2, 2020!

Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling

Hasbro’s New Overwatch Figures are Out Now

Hasbro‘s Overwatch Ultimates Series 6-inch Figure & Dual Pack Assortments, as well as the 6-Inch Reinhardt Figure, are now available at most major toy retailers in the U.S. and Canada, including GameStop, Walmart, Toys R Us Canada and EB Games.

OVERWATCH ULTIMATES SERIES 6-INCH Figure & Dual Pack Assortments

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99, $39.99 for Dual Pack)

With the OVERWATCH ULTIMATES SERIES, fans and collectors can build a roster of their favorite heroes and imagine the action of Overwatch leaping onto their shelves and into their collections. These premium 6-inch-scale figures feature game-inspired designs with multiple points of articulation, and come with their signature in-game accessories for high poseability and display. Heroes in this singlefigure assortment include Tracer, Lúcio, Sombra, and Blackwatch Reyes (Reaper). The Dual Pack assortment include Soldier: 76 and Ana; and Pharah and Mercy. Includes: figures and accessories. Each figure or Dual Pack sold separately.

OVERWATCH ULTIMATES SERIES 6-INCH REINHARDT Figure

(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99)

The heavily armored Reinhardt charges into battle with his Rocket Hammer, and always has his Barrier Field ready if his team comes under heavy fire. This premium 6-inch-scale Reinhardt figure comes with his signature accessories and features game-inspired design and multiple points of articulation for high poseability and display. With the premium OVERWATCH ULTIMATES SERIES, fans and collectors can build a roster of their favorite heroes. Additional figures each sold separately. Includes: figure, accessories, and 2 shield stands.

Funko Plush: Overwatch Coming Soon

Funko Plush: Overwatch are coming soon from Funko.

Your favorite Overwatch characters never looked this adorable. Keeping the peace on Earth isn’t going to be easy, so you’ll need to gather a well-rounded team of heroes to increase your odds of success. Plush Tracer, Sombra and Reaper have you covered on offense and plush Roadhog and Winston are reporting for tank duty.

Funko Plush: Overwatch

New Blizzard Entertainment Toys And Apparel Revealed At Blizzcon 2018 including Overwatch LEGO

At BlizzCon 2018 the company revealed a full lineup of global consumer products announcements for the tens of thousands of gamers in attendance and following along online via the BlizzCon Virtual Ticket.

Featured were previews and reveals for several upcoming 2019 products stemming from partnerships with The LEGO GroupHasbroUNIQLO and FUNKO, each highlighting new ways for fans to showcase their passion for the characters and settings of Blizzard’s globally acclaimed games, such as OverwatchWorld of Warcraft, Hearthstone and Diablo III.

Six LEGO Overwatch building sets, ranging in price from $14.99 to $89.99, were previewed for BlizzCon attendees, including: Tracer vs. WidowmakerHanzo vs. GenjiDorado ShowdownD.Va & ReinhardtBastion, and Watchpoint: Gibraltar. Sets feature fan-favorite vehicles and characters in minifigure form, such as Tracer, Widowmaker, Hanzo, Genji, Shimada Henchman, Soldier: 76, McCree, D.Va, Reinhardt, Pharah, Mercy, Reaper, and Winston. The LEGO Overwatch collection will be available at mass retail in early 2019. As previously announced, fans attending BlizzCon may also purchase an exclusive LEGO Overwatch Omnic Bastion building set by visiting the Blizzard Gear Store.

As the master toy licensee for Overwatch, Hasbro previewed a range of NERF Overwatch Rival + Microshots blasters with select items exclusively available for pre-order now and full line coming in January 2019. Hasbro also revealed the OVERWATCH ULTIMATES MERCY figure, which is the first figure to be unveiled within its OVERWATCH ULTIMATES FIGURE assortment, coming to most major retailers next spring.

Her Universe, a leading fan-focused lifestyle and fashion brand, announced their expansion in the gaming space at BlizzCon. The Her Universe World of Warcraft women’s fashion collection is now available and at the Blizzard Gear Store, and an Overwatch fashion collection for both women and men, under the company’s new label Our Universe, will debut later in November at BoxLunch and in December at Hot Topic.

UNIQLO and Blizzard announced that, following the success of the 2018 Blizzard Entertainment collection, the two companies will be partnering once again on a new apparel line. The collection of exclusive designs will be available in spring 2019 across all Blizzard’s franchises.

FUNKO and Blizzard revealed their latest Overwatch POP! vinyl figure, modeled after Ashe, a new hero revealed at BlizzCon, in addition to a messenger bag from Loungefly. The Ashe vinyl figure and messenger bag are available for purchase at BlizzCon and on the Blizzard gear store.

In celebration of the fan art community, HOT TOPIC and BOXLUNCH partnered with Blizzard to launch a contest where artists rallied to submit hundreds of original Hearthstone, StarCraft, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, and Diablo designs for the opportunity to have their creations featured on t-shirts at Hot Topic, BoxLunch, and the Blizzard Gear Store. Fan favorite designs from World of Warcraft will be available at the Gear Store and onsite at BlizzCon, while additional designs from Blizzard’s roster will be available at Hot Topic in mid-November with the grand-prize-winning Diablo design set to debut at BoxLunch in late November.

Funko Tees: Overwatch this Fall

The world needs heroes, and you need an amazing shirt that’s worthy of one! Wear your love for Overwatch with Funko Tees, including a long-sleeve black shirt with the Overwatch logo, a gray shirt dominated by Roadhog—who can withstand a tremendous amount of abuse, so don’t worry about spilling ketchup or soda on him—and an orange shirt featuring the time-jumping adventurer Tracer. Save the world. Keep the peace. Look good doing it.

Funko Tees: Overwatch are out this Fall from Funko.


Dark Horse’s Free Comic Book Day 2018 Gold Offering is Overwatch and Black Hammer

Visit your local comic shop on May 5, 2018 for Free Comic Book Day 2018! Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to announce our FCBD Gold Comic featuring Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch and Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Black Hammer, with a cover by Kate Niemczyk.

The Overwatch story boasts art from Niemczyk with Andrew Robinson and Joelle Sellner uniting to write the adventures of Zarya. In Overwatch: Searching, Sergeant Aleksandra Zaryanova is sent to eliminate the elusive hacker, Sombra. To do so, she reluctantly teams up—and butts heads—with an omnic hacker. As they hone in on their target, Zarya realizes that she will have to reassess her worldview about omnics.

In the world of Black Hammer—a thousand years in the future—a collection of teenage superheroes, inspired by the legendary heroes of Black Hammer Farm, are determined to solve the riddle of what happened to the last great heroes of the twentieth century. Black Hammer creators Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston return to their opus as writer and artist respectively with Wilfredo Torres joining Ormston in illustrating and Dave Stewart providing his colorist skills to the project.

Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops. Learn more at FreeComicBookDay.com.

Look out next week for Dark Horse’s Silver Free Comic Book Day announcement and 2018 offerings!

Around the Tubes

So, any comic movies opening up this weekend? Who’s going to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 this weekend? Sound off in the comments below.

While you wait for work to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news from around the web in our morning roundup.

Around the Tubes

Kotaku – Korean Politician Uses Overwatch Video On The Campaign Trail – Pretty cool.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Sacha Mardou’s “Archtypes” comics in The Common Reader – Free comics! Go read.

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