Comic book and TV writer Gail Simone has a habit of writing things that then scream round the internet at the speed of outrage. Which is very, very fast indeed these days. The internet is her tool and her plaything, sometimes both at the same time. Such as her tweet this morning, talking about one […]
Comedian Nicole Byer and co-host/chef Jacques Torres are back with a third season of Netflix‘s Nailed It!, and let’s face it: if you watched the previous two+ seasons, there is absolutely no expectation for the masterpiece baking creations to look great. Instead, this season delivered cakes that resembled reproductive organs, missing limbs, osteoporosis, and headless […]
Captain Marvel fans- here we go! Hasbro has revealed their product line for the highly anticipated film, and there is no shortage of Carols for collectors to get their hands on. Dolls, a power gauntlet, and yes Marvel Legends are on the way in early Spring. Check out the whole line and full release details […]
Barbie continues to be a more inclusive brand, as we now have the first Barbie to wear a hijab. The doll is modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, who was the first competing Olympian to wear a hijab while competing at the Rio 2016 games. She competed in Fencing for Team USA. It is the first such […]
Forces of Destiny is one of the bigger Star Wars initiatives Lucasfilm has attempted since they were acquired by Disney in 2012. Well, besides relaunching the Live-actin films and doing away with the EU. Arguably though, this is the most important. Through a series of online short cartoons (which will air on the Disney Channel […]
The Ken doll has remained (largely) unchanged since his inception into Mattel’s Barbie line more than five decades ago. That is to say, he has had many styles of outfits and accessories, but Ken himself has been the same blue-eyed, white, dome-haired dude forever. That is all about to change. Mattel today has announced that […]
So this is a thing. DC Superhero Girls is a new brand from Mattel and Warners that will cover action figures, toys clothing, TV shows, DVDs and digital stuff, with Random House Children’s Books and Lego. They describe it as An exciting new universe of Super Heroic storytelling that helps build character and confidence, and […]
Complaints included a call for a boycott from the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network.
Joe Jusko is the artist for the new Captain Action toy packaging designs. Apparently he was a fan from a kid, and now gets to make his mark on the rent-a-costume doll. Here’s how it al looks!