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Marvel, Star Wars And Transformers Boost Hasbro’s Profits

Hasbro has announced today improved third-quarter financials. The boys category increased 22 percent to $478.5 million behind the growth of Marvel, Nerf, Star Wars and Transformers products. “Boys, fueled by Transformers and Marvel products, was the key driver in the …

Star Wars Rebels Are Rising Episode 2: Droids In Distress

By Jeremy Konrad The series proper premiere of Star Wars Rebels was this past Monday, and with it came our first look at what to expect on a week to week basis from the show. After a very successful feature …

Marvel Announces Star Wars Kanan: The Last Padawan Comic

Spinning out of the Star Wars Rebels TV series, the early days of Kanan, announced at the Cup O Joe panel at NYCC, as Kanan, The Last Padawan. The book is written by writer for the TV show Greg Weisman, and …

NYCC: Toy Trends And The Holy Grail

Brian Goldberg writes for Bleeding Cool: Action figure collecting trends change with the seasons.  One day you’re in and the next day you’re out. From con to con the vendors booths carry usually the hottest merchandise.  Shelf space is limited …

Star Wars Reads Day Is This Saturday and Disney Publishing Has You Covered

By Jeremy Konrad This Saturday October 11th is the global event Star Wars Reads Day. From a press release: Celebrating a love of literacy and all-things Star Wars, Disney Lucasfilm Press, along with its publishing partners: Abrams, Chronicle Books, Dark …

Retro Con 2014: Bleeding Cool Brings You Donuts & Interviews With Multiple Time Traveling Devices

By Jared Cornelius I’m the kind of guy who’s not crazy about crowds, I’m not afraid of being trampled or have some irrational fear, but whenever I’m somewhere like Wizard World Philly I can’t help but feel congested.  I enjoy conventions, I enjoy …

Star Wars Rebels Are Rising In Episode One: Introducing A Spark of Rebellion

By Jeremy Konrad Starting this month, we are getting a weekly glimpse into life under the rule of the Empire, and if this first episode is any indication, we are in for a hell of a ride. [*Spoilers for Star …

Exclusive Star Wars #1 With Boba Fett By Carlos D’Anda For La Mole Comic Con

La Mole Comic Con will have three exclusive covers available at the Mexican show (and organising store Decomixado). Well, the first out of the block is Star Wars #1, still of the Dark Horse variety, featuring Boba Fett by Carlos …

Marvel’s Next Superhero Blockbusters – Courtesy Of Chris Pratt, Saturday Night Live, And The Right Soundtrack

This Saturday night, SNL with the help of Chris Pratt took a wide-ranging scattergun to Marvel’s methods of composing superhero films with hilarious results. The Leia wig helped, of course. The best comedy has plenty of truth in it, and …

Denise Dorman Asks – Is Cosplay Killing Comic Con?

Denise Dorman is the wife of famed comic book/sci-fi/fantasy illustrator Dave Dorman. She is a regular at comic conventions, accompanying her husband. And, for Bleeding Cool, she decided to lift the curtain on a conversation being had widely within the …

Rumors Of An Obi Wan Kenobi Stand Alone Film

Since Disney bought the Star Wars franchise from George Lucas, speculation on what would happen has been rampant. We know that besides the main film series, they plan on doing a stand alone films as well working toward a new …

Marvel’s Star Wars #1 To Get Plenty Of Exclusive Retailer Covers

So, Marvel are going to want to launch Star Wars #1 with a bang. They will want it to be the best selling comic for January- by a long way. And here’s one reason why it will be. One way …

Win A Scout Trooper And Speeder Bike From Sideshow Collectibles

Star Wars fans, this one is for you. Sideshow Collectibles definitely likes giving things away and today we have a contest for Sixth Scale Scout Trooper and Speeder Bike. Just about anyone who saw Return of the Jedi as a …

LootCrate Creates A Firefly Fan Film – The Verse!

So there’s Firefly stuff in the next LootCrate subscription box. So that’s why they’ve made this fan film. Or something… And anyone who wants to sign up for the next LootCrate, with Star Trek, Star Wars and Firefly content can …

Hey Marvel… I think Al Pacino Has An Offer That You Can’t Refuse

Al Pacino sat down with MTV and continued to heap praise on Guardians of the Galaxy, referring to it being Shakespearian and how he loved the 70s music. He flat out says he is ready to go to Marvel. He …

The Gaming Top 10: Pre-Destiny, Stars Wars In Disney Infinity, eSports Scholarships, Pixelated Piracy And More

Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool: Hey gang. Patrick Dane here. As you may or may not know, I’ve been kicking around pop culture for a couple years now. We get a lot of news down here over at Bleeding …

A Fan Collects Dave Dorman’s Star Wars Art Into One Place On The Web

With the change from Dark Horse to Marvel for the Star Wars comic book franchise, I started thinking about all the amazing books Dark Horse did in that universe over the years and how often a Dave Dorman cover was …

Princess Leia, “A Princess Who Kicks Butts And Doesn’t Put Up With Crap” – Mark Waid At Baltimore Comic Con

Bleeding Cool EIC Hannah Means-Shannon is currently liveblogging the Marvel Comics panel at Baltimore Comic Con. You can read her constantly updating piece here. Mark Waid has just been talking about his upcoming Princess Leia comic he is writing, part …