Sensory Overload 8/29
By Lex Lutz
This week, we have Star Wars updates, Jesse Eisenberg on playing Lex Luthor, Scott McNairy’s suspicious set photos on Batman vs Superman, and more after the jump!
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PRESS RELEASE: In celebration of Marvel Comics’ 75th Anniversary, Marvel proudly presents a deluxe collection of its 10 mightiest Masterworks hardcovers – plus the all-new, long-in-demand NOT BRAND ECHH VOL. 1 and the AVENGERS 75TH ANNIVERSARY BY ALEX ROSS POSTER signed by none other than Stan “The Man” Lee!
“This is one of the most epic collections Marvel has ever compiled. Not only do these Masterworks retell the origins of Marvel’s iconic heroes, but they are collected and presented in a gorgeous slipcase built to resemble the historic Avengers Mansion,” says David Gabriel, SVP Sales and Marketing. “If that wasn’t enough, this collection is coupled with a beautiful poster signed by Stan Lee. It doesn’t get grander then this!”
Each titanic tome in this limited-edition boxed set features a newly designed cover treatment and interlocking spine artwork, and the slipcase itself is patterned after stately Avengers Mansion!
MARVEL FAMOUS FIRSTS: 75TH ANNIVERSARY MASTERWORKS SLIPCASE SET arrives in local comic book retailers September 3rd and contains the following monumental Marvel collected moments:
For more on Marvel’s 75th Anniversary, please visit marvel.com/75, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/marvel and join in the conversation on Twitter with #marvel and don’t forget to follow us at @marvel.
Title: Bob’s Burgers #1
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Written by: Rachel Hastings, Mike Olsen, Justin Hook, Jeff Drake
Artwork by: Frank Forte, Brad Rader, Bernard Derriman, Tony Gennaro, Liza Epps, Tyler Garrison, Kimball Shirley, Anthony Aguinaldo, Hector Reynoso
Reviewed by: Meli Kirk
Rating: 4 out of 5
From the creative mind behind the hit TV Show, we now have the hit comic book! This issue brings you all the wonderment of the show in page-by-page color. Bringing you mini-stories from each Belcher Kid: Tina’s Fan-fiction “My So-Life As A Horse”, where she discovers that – as a horse – she has super powers and is destined to save the world; Louise’s “Picture Day”, where she uncovers the mystery behind school pictures, and Gene’s “Boy In The Burger: The Musical”, where… you’ll just have to read it to see. There’s also a Letter to the editor from the matriarch herself in “Linda’s Letters”. Perfectly drawn by a host of talented artists, You will feel like you’ve been transported right into the TV Show! If you’re a fan like I am, you will enjoy this series as much – if not a little more – as you enjoy the show.
You can find this, and other Dynamite Entertainment Comic Issues, at your local comic retailer.
Mondays suck. That’s why we here at Mighty Ink Comics and Entertainment vow to brighten it up a little bit by giving you something to nod your head to. Those who listen to our podcast know we have a wide range of musical tastes. Music Mondays will feature music from, inspired by, or remixed from our favorite games, comics, and other media.
PRESS RELEASE: There’s a storm brewing in Genosha. A dark secret that is about to be revealed as the thrilling lead-up to Avengers & X-Men: AXIS continues in UNCANNY AVENGERS #24! What is happening behind the closed doors of the once proud mutant haven? Be there when blockbuster creators Rick Remender and Salvador Larroca expose the dark secrets of the Red Skull’s plot. Defeated and captured by the sinister S-Men, Havok, Rogue and the Scarlet Witch must escape the Red Skull’s re-education camps before it’s too late. Ever since he first stole the brain of Charles Xavier, it’s all been building to this – and now, the Red Skull’s revenge is complete. Even if the members of the Avengers Unity Squad can escape, it may be too late to save their mutant brethren. Brace yourself for the epic fall comics event as the ‘March to AXIS’ continues this September in UNCANNY AVENGERS #24!
2K has announced the larger-than-life, action-packed entertainment of WWE has arrived on mobile devices with WWE® SuperCard, a brand new collectible card game. WWE SuperCard is available now for download on the App Store for iOS devices, including the iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch®, as well as the Google Play Store and Amazon Appstore for Android™ devices.
PRESS RELEASE: CD PROJEKT RED, creators of the critically acclaimed Witcher franchise of games, and Fuero Games are thrilled to announce the launch of registration for The Witcher Battle Arena closed beta for Android devices.
The Witcher Battle Arena is a fast, fun and accessible MOBA game based in the Witcher universe. Crafted to excel on mobile devices, Battle Arena combines great accessibility and a balanced learning curve with complex tactics and a limitless array of skill-based strategies gamers can deploy during each battle. Designed with fairness in mind, the game features no pay-to-win elements and allows players to unlock every piece of in-game content via gameplay.
“We are extremely passionate about games, whether they be for PC, console or mobile devices. The Witcher Battle Arena is our take on the MOBA genre and we are really excited at the prospect of sharing it with the gaming community! We highly value fans of The Witcher, and their opinions have always been paramount in helping us develop a great gaming experience–The Witcher Battle Arena is no exception! Sign up for the soon-to-commence closed beta now and, once you’ve had a chance to play around with it, share your thoughts – we’re really eager to hear what you have to say!” saidBenjamin Lee, Producer for Mobile Games, CD PROJEKT RED. “It doesn’t matter if you’re new to MOBA games or The Witcher universe, we’ve made a lot of effort to create a fun experience for everyone,” added Lee.
Once launched, the closed beta will allow the community to test the core functionalities of Battle Arena and will help CD PROJEKT RED and Fuero Games balance gameplay, fix potential netcode issues and further refine in-game features. Upon being granted access to the event, selected participants will be given the possibility to playtest 8 heroes on two maps playable in Conquest Mode–The Arena and Korath Desert. Players will also have the opportunity to develop their player profiles in an RPG fashion, as well as help to test several other functionalities present in the full game coming later this year.
Trying to win over that gamer girl of your dreams? Jewelry always works. ALWAYS. You want her to be your Player Two? Try presenting her with something that will win her heart – such as a necklace the Royal Crest of Hyrule.
You can find them at Inspiring Jewelry, along with other fandom pieces such as Batman, Star Wars and Kingdom Hearts. Each piece is laser cut and ready to wear. Easy to navigate website, easy ordering and fast shipping. They also take custom orders, so you and your BFFs can all sport customized Batman Necklaces!
Now… about those Assassins Creed Earrings…