21 Jul
The long awaited set premieres at San Diego Comic-Con

It’s here. Well, it’s almost here. Coming this September the long awaited Batman Tumbler from the Dark Knight Trilogy arrives in LEGO form. If you want a sneak peak at it in the plastic, you’ll have to truck to the San Diego Comic Con this week for first appearances. It measures 15″ x 9″, has […]


8 Jul
In celebration of Batman's upcoming 75th anniversary

High-end collectible toy manufacturer Hot Toys presents “The Bat”, a collectible set based, with eerie amounts of authentic likeness, on Batman’s stunning aerial vehicle from Dark Knight Rises. The set centers around a photographically on-point, 1/12-to-scale prototype aircraft with visual likeness right down to the weathered paint job. Figures of Batman, Selina Kyle and the fusion reactor are also […]


20 Aug
Get your Bruce Wayne on with full-black Dark Knight protection

We’re not really big on customized motorcycle helmets — especially the mohawk-adorned ones that seem to always compliment a hefty collection of tribal tattoos. Regardless, some better made ones certainly deserve some shine — such as Helmet Dawg‘s tribute to the Dark Knight. Their “Dark As Night” Batman-inspired helmet is based on a high performance […]


2 Jul
Sophomore tape from 18-year-old Brooklyn emcee

Young ass Brooklyn emcee Joey Bada$$ returns to the limelight with the follow up to his debut mixtape from last year, 1999. A bunch of producers got behind the boards of the 17-track Summer Knights mixtape — from living legends like Primo and Alchemist to hot hands like Oddisee, Statik Selektah, Lee Bannon, Kirk Knight […]


9 Aug
The Rain Dog gets awkward, inspires Heath Ledger's Joker

Tom Waits and Don Lane have really bad screen chemistry. Lane’s sincere admiration and Waits’s well meaning sacrilege clash like Jesus in the Parthenon. Of course neither is a holy deity, but Waits is more 40s screen star gone wrong than ever before, while Lane sort of acts on as Mother Hen, or as Tom […]


31 Jul
DC Comics x LEGO Minifigures Collection

Have you found yourself day dreaming about the LEGO versions of Mr. Freeze, Joker’s side-kick Harley Quinn (dressed in disguise as an Arkham Asylum doctor) and/or Poison Ivy? Neither did I, until I saw these LEGO X DC comics collaborations. Announced at Comic Con in San Diego, LEGO took full advantage of the convention’s placement […]


25 Apr
LEGO Minifigures Series 7: 16 new designs

If you’ve been looking to upgrade your LEGO collection with a handsome young gent to visit that “Grandma’s House” set you built, you’re in luck. LEGO has recently launched the new Minifigure Series 7 featuring 16 new designs —including “Grandma Visitor” — yaye! There’s plenty more, from the frightful to the straight up nerdly (shocker). […]


8 Feb
Hot Toys 1:6 scale replica of Batman's wheels

The hysteria surrounding the completion of Christopher Nolan’s lauded Batman trilogy is personified by Hong Kong manufacturer Hot Toys’ new collectible: a 1:6 scale replica of the Dark Knight’s Batmobile. The miniature Batmobile is fully equipped with functioning light-up headlights, cockpit opening panel and moveable braking flaps — measuring in at 29″ long, 18 1/2″ […]