Pallet Box Art

konemai00Walk 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.

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Kidrobot x Sonic the Hedgehog

krsonic00SEGA’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.

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Comic Book Preview: Doctor Who The Ninth Doctor #9

doc090901More adventures with the Ninth Doctor.  This time its a road trip to Brazil.  Join the Ninth Doctor, Rose and Jack on a Brazilian journey.

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Comic Book Preview: Peepland #3

peepland0301The Central Park killer is still on loose.  Roxy and her company of friends are dealing with corporate powers and corrupt police officials in 1980s NYC.
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The Loyal Subjects Action Vinyls

tlsaction02This 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.

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“Hear Me Spirit” by Zachary Sweet

zachsweets03Oaktown 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.

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Beasts of Balance

beastsofbalanceGather 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.

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Star Wars AT-AT Bookcase

starwarsbookcaseThis 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.

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Comic Book Preview: Assassin’s Creed #3

assassinscreed0300The 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.

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Comic Book Preview: Doctor Who – The Eleventh Doctor Year Three #1

doctorwho113100Doctor, 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.

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Comic Book Preview: Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Year Three #1

doctorwho3100The Tenth Doctor is back for a 3rd comic book season.  The Doctor opens with a 2-part issue – “Breakfast a Tyrannies” with traveling friends Gabby Gonzalez and Cindy Wu.

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Comic Book Preview: Norman #2.2

norman2200Are you tired of all the superhero comics out there on the comic book shelves?  Try some dark humor with cute kid Norman.  He is stirring horror-filled trouble again.

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Comic Book Preview: Vikings #2.4

vikings2400Uprising is coming.  Based the History channel popular TV series Vikings explore the world of the Northmen.  This issue follows Viking shieldmaiden Lagertha into action.

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Comic Book Preview: Samurai #2.5

samurai00Teacher Master Kaz mission is to rescue Takeo and his brother Akio.  The brothers find themselves in danger Ogomo.

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Comic Book Preview: Sherlock #1

sherlockblindbanke00Sherlock done Japanese manga-style with Sherlock #1 – The Blind Banker.  A mysterious bank robbery took place and it’s up to Sherlock to find out what happen.

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Comic Book Preview: The Assignment #1

theassignmentcoverTitan 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.

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Be@rBrick x Care Bears

bearbrickcarebear00Adding to the 1980s nostalgia, the Care Bears get the Be@rBrick treatment.  Medicom offers two bears at release, the Cheer Bear and Grumpy Bear figures.

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The World of Pandora Comes Alive in Summer 2017

pandoraOne 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.

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NIKE HyperAdapt 1.0

nikehyperadaptYou probably saw this Nike shoe technology from “Back to the Future II” film first.  The self-lacing adaptive kicks are now hot sellers among shoe collectors.

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Think Tank # 1 Image Firsts

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Story: Matt Hawkins
Art: Rahsan Ekedal

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Comic Preview: Eden’s Fall TP

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Story: Matt Hawkins & Bryan Hill
Art: Atilio Rojo
Cover: Rahsan Ekedal

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Comic Preview: CYBERFORCE: ARTIFACTS #0

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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

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Comic Preview: Romulus # 3

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Story: Bryan Hill
Art & Cover: Nelson Blake II
Release Date: December 28, 2016

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Mondo’s Marvel Netflix Vinyl Soundtracks

mon03mon04Call 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.

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Superhero Body Paint

kaypikemodelingCosplayers 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.

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