Walk around Costco and you’ll probably find wooden pallets lying around the aisle. Artist Kone Mei turns these ordinary pallets into works of art. It looks great on an empty wall for you interior home designers. Check all his pallet art on his Facebook page @ Kone Mei.
SEGA’s mascot Sonic gets the Kidrobot 3″ blind box figure treatment. Each of the Sonic characters is mounted on the iconic gold ring stand. There are 14 figures including the chase figures to collect.
This year The Loyal Subjects will have their Action Vinyls line-up in many Walmart stores. These collector blind box 3″ action figures will feature Dragon Ball Z, Masters of the Universe and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers “The Movie” characters. The TLS Action Vinyls will also have exclusive Walmart chase figures.
Oaktown artist Zachary Sweet showcases his “Hear Me Spirit” Collection at Woot Bear. It’s a mix of weirdos, monsters and ghosts from his dreams, nightmares and his artsy brain. The “Hear Me Spirit” Collection features new paintings, mixed media pieces and resin figures. If you like dark humor, then check this art at Woot Bear.
Gather the family around the table for board game night. Build, create and stack. It’s like Jenga, well kind of. First you will need to spend $100 bucks on the “starter pack” that includes the Plinth, which is the electronic interactive base plate and 24 “Artefacts” which are the animals. You will also need an iOS or Android device to play the game.
This bookcase is made for kids, but I think any Star Wars fan will want to use it in a display setting. This looks like something you might find at Pier 1 Imports or IKEA, but no, it’s from Pottery Barn Kids. This Star Wars AT-AT Bookcase is made from wood and hand painted. There’s storage for books and other knit knacks.
The Assassin’s Creed video game franchise over the years have used the comic book format to tell many stories from this universe. Now the Awakening series takes Assassin’s Creed towards manga-style art and storytelling. The Brotherhood and Templar Order are once again locked into battle.
Doctor, doctor! If you’re looking to jump in and get into the various Doctor Who comic book series from Titan Comics, then this Eleventh Doctor Year Three #1 will be a great starting point for new fans. Travel with the Eleventh Doctor and companion Alice Obiefune.
Titan Comics imprint Hard Case Crime kicks-off 2017 with a controversial bang! After being abducted and operated on without consent, hitman Frank Kitchen is on a tale of revenge. The Assignment #1 is from filmmaker/producer Walter Hill and French author Matz aka Alexis Nolent with art by Jef.
One of the new attractions to Disney World’s Animal Kingdom parks this summer 2017 is the sci-fi world of Pandora. James Cameron’s Avatar film turns into a theme park with a detailed walking world and rides. The Na’vi River Journey is like a Pirates of the Caribbean ride and Avatar Flight of Passage looks to be like the Harry Potter Forbidden Journey ride.
Story: Matt Hawkins
Art: Rahsan Ekedal
Story: Matt Hawkins & Bryan Hill
Art: Atilio Rojo
Cover: Rahsan Ekedal
Story: Camilla Zhang, Kelly Bender, Paul Penna
Art: Francesca Aureli, Jim Towe
Color art: K. Michael Russell and Chris Northrop
Letter art: Troy Peteri
Cover: Khoi Pham
Editorial: Ashley V. Robinson
Story: Bryan Hill
Art & Cover: Nelson Blake II
Release Date: December 28, 2016
Call me an old fart, but I love my compact discs and vinyl records! I miss going to the various Tower Records in SF and exploring the import section at the Virgin Megastore on Market Street. Specialty retailer Mondo known for their movie tribute posters and vinyl OSTs will sell vinyl LP soundtracks from the popular Marvel Netflix shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. The Mondo releases feature awesome artwork and packaging.
Cosplayers usually design and build costumes and props. Well, this cosplayer doesn’t need it. Just paint it on the body. My Retrenders buddy Steve Jang sent me this YouTube video a few months back. It was on my I’ll watch later, but I finally got around to it and was blown away. Artist/Model Kay Pike is known for her detailed body paint of superheroes on her naked body. She is taking superhero body paint to the next level.