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Destro, Ultraman, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, and Spider-Gwen/Ghost-Spider are Coming to Mezco’s One:12 Collective

Mezco Toyz revealed a whole bunch of mind-blowing additions to their One:12 Collective line of figures. Out of nowhere, G.I. JOE is getting an addition making us want more for the line.

Check out what’s coming soon! Which are you looking forward to the most? Sound off!

One:12 Collective G.I. Joe: Destro

One:12 Collective Ultraman

One:12 Collective Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

One:12 Collective Ghost Spider

Preview: Rise of Ultraman #5 (of 5)

Rise of Ultraman #5 (of 5)

(W) Kyle Higgins, Mat Groom (A) Francesco Manna (CA) Jorge Molina
Rated T+
In Shops: Jan 06, 2021
SRP: $3.99

With every step comes an earthquake. With every breath comes fire that melts steel. Witness calamity incarnate: BEMULAR!!
But even if ULTRAMAN can slay this dark beast and prevent catastrophe, it will be too late to prevent the birth of a new world – leaving one final decision to be made, that promises to forever change the destiny of humanity.

Rise of Ultraman #5 (of 5)

Ultraman Faces His Greatest Challenge in The Trials of Ultraman

Earlier this year, Marvel collaborated with Tsuburaya Productions to bring readers The Rise of Ultraman, a thrilling comic series that introduced the pop culture icon to new fans and delighted longtime Ultraman enthusiasts. Following this soaring debut, the Ultraman saga will continue this March in The Trials of Ultraman. The all-star team behind The Rise of Ultraman, writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom and artist Francesco Manna, return to continue to explore the fascinating Ultraman mythos.

The new installment will pick up after the epic conclusion of The Rise of Ultraman. Ultraman narrowly averted a catastrophe decades in the making. The world was saved – but, also, forever changed. Now…come the consequences. Much of the populace regard their defenders with suspicion. Enemies hide in plain sight, and even those closest to Shin Hayata don’t necessarily trust the Giant of Light. But at last, a long-thought-lost comrade has mysteriously returned! The RISE is over. The training wheels are off, and the stakes have never been higher. THE TRIALS OF ULTRAMAN begin here!

Don’t miss latest adventures of one of humanity’s greatest heroes when The Trials of Ultraman #1 hits stands this March!

The Trials of Ultraman

Mezco Reveals the 5 Points Ultraman nad Red King Boxed set

5 Points Ultraman & Red King Boxed Set

Hailing all the way from Nebula M78, Ultraman and his formidable foe Red King join the 5 Points lineup!

Ultras are powerful silver beings from the Land of Light. Incredibly strong due to their bodies generating natural steroids, Ultras are also able to change their size at will and fire energy beams from their hands.

The undisputed, brutal ruler of the remote Tatara Island, Red King was discovered by the Science Special Search-Party. Ultraman saved the SSSP from Red King’s wrath by paralyzing the giant monster.

Ultraman comes complete with interchangeable arms so he can hold his iconic “Specium Ray” pose and Red King comes complete with a boulder accessory that he can hold. Assemble the included diorama to recreate the battle between Ultraman and Red King on Tatara Island!

5 Points are Mezco’s upgrade to the articulated action figures of yesteryear. These highly detailed, posable action figures feature some of pop culture’s most familiar faces, both old and new.

The 5 Points Ultraman and Red King Boxed Set are packaged in a collector-friendly box, designed with collectors in mind.

The 5 Points Ultraman and Red King Boxed Set is available for preorder through Mezco, Entertainment Earth, or other collectible stores.

It’s the Rise of Ultraman in September at Marvel. Get a Look at the Debut Trailer

Ultraman’s incredible legacy expands next month when Marvel Comics and Tsuburaya Productions team up for The Rise of Ultraman #1, a comic series reimagining the fabled beginnings of this iconic hero. Crafted by an all-star cast of talent including writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom and artists Francesco Manna, Michael Cho, and Gurihiru, The Rise of Ultraman will retell the origins of the Earth’s mysterious defender against the terrifying Kaiku and promises to entertain both longtime enthusiasts and newcomers to the fascinating world of Ultraman. Get your first look at the action that awaits in a thrilling trailer for the debut issue before it lands next month!

Celebrate Ultraman Day with a First Look at Rise of Ultraman #1

Ultraman has been a pop culture icon for over 50 years and this September, Marvel Comics will proudly contribute to the franchise’s incredible legacy with Rise of Ultraman #1! Writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom will join superstar artists Francesco Manna, Michael Cho, and Gurihiru to reimagine the thrilling beginnings of the Ultraman phenomenon.

In honor of Ultraman Day, the celebration of Ultraman’s first public television appearance in 1966, head over to marvel.com for a first look at the highly anticipated premiere issue including exclusive preview pages, a variant cover gallery, and more.

The Rise of Ultraman #1 comes to stand September 9th!

The Rise of Ultraman #1

Marvel Reveals Details on The Rise of Ultraman at C2E2!

Speaking to a packed room at this year’s C2E2, Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski unveiled first story details and cover art for Marvel’s upcoming series The Rise of Ultraman, launching later this year! The Rise of Ultraman #1 will revisit the classic first generation of the worldwide phenomenon, co-helmed by writers Kyle Higgins and Mat Groom with art by Francesco Manna.

Both known for their talents in world building, Higgins and Groom will combine their acclaimed storytelling skills with the stunning style of superstar artist Francesco Manna, who has drawn for some of Marvel’s biggest series like Jason Aaron’s Avengers and Dan Slott’s Fantastic Four. As fans of the Ultraman series themselves, they will introduce Ultraman to new fans young and old and revisit the iconic era – and spirit – of the Ultras longtime enthusiasts know and love.

The Rise of Ultraman
The Rise of Ultraman

Marvel to Publish New Ultraman Comics

Marvel Entertainment and Tsuburaya Productions have announced a collaboration that will bring new Ultraman stories to comics and graphic novels! Unveiled at Tokyo Comic Con, this new collaboration will launch in 2020.

Ultraman has been a pop culture classic ever since its introduction in the 1960s, resulting in more than 50 years of stories told on screen and in the pages of manga and comics. Today, Ultraman continues to be a worldwide phenomenon, but fans will always remember the groundbreaking thrill and wonder of the first generation of Ultraman that started it all. Beginning next year, Marvel will expand that iconic era of the Ultras through the lens of Marvel’s art and storytelling.

Story and creative team details will be shared at a later date.

Art by Alex Ross

Around the Tubes

The weekend is almost here! We’re spending it resting up for SPX and NYCC (plus playing a little D&D too). Hope everyone has a good one!

While you count down the hours, here’s some news and reviews to keep you busy from around the web.

Around the Tubes

The Outhousers – Leaked Photo of Apocalypse from ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Confirms Hell has Frozen Over and Fox is Listening to Fans – A lesson in not releasing images/video too soon?

The Outhousers – Cultural Stereotypes in Comics: Fluxing Between The Negative vs The Positive – Another great read from the Outhouse team.

ICv2 – Firefly Fluxx – Yes please!

CBLDF – UNC Freshman Alleges ‘Literature of 9/11’ Course Sympathizes With Terrorists – Sigh.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews

The Outhousers – Atomic Robo and Ring of Fire #1

CBR – Batman #44

Talking Comics – Quake #1

Talking Comics – Tet #1

ICv2 – Ultraman Vol. 1

CBR – The Wicked + The Divine #1

Viz Media Launches New Ultraman Manga

Ultraman_GN01_3DVIZ Media has announced the brand new Ultraman sci-fi superhero action manga series, which is set to debut in print and digitally on August 18th.

The series, written by Eiichi Shimizu with artwork by Tomohiro Shimoguchi, is inspired by the original classic Japanese superhero TV show that ran in the late 1960s and remains hugely popular in Japan as well as with international audiences. Ultraman Vol. 1 is rated ‘T’ for Teens and will carry a print MSRP of $12.99 U.S. / $14.99 CAN.

The series also launches digitally the same day via VIZManga.com and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and GooglePlay stores. Future editions of ULTRAMAN will be published quarterly under the VIZ Signature imprint. In Japan, the series currently appears in Hero’s magazine.

Decades ago, a being known as the Giant of Light joined together with Shin Hayata of the Science Special Search Party to save Earth from an invasion of terrifying monsters called Kaiju. Now, many years later, those dark days are fading into memory, and the world is at peace. But in the shadows a new threat is growing, a danger that can only be faced by a new kind of hero – a new kind of ULTRAMAN… Shinjiro is an ordinary teenager, but his father is the legendary Shin Hayata. When he learns that his father passed on the “Ultraman Factor” to him and that he possesses incredible powers, nothing will ever be the same again.

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