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Princess Leia for Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(March 26, 2013)
So far we have an Ewok Scout, The Emperor, the coolest Bounty Hunter ever, and now the Princess of Alderaan at Star Wars Celebration Europe II. That’s right guys and gals, Carrie Fisher has announced that she will join the ever growing list of Star Wars

Evil Dead WonderCon TV Spot by Robert T. Trate , News Editor
(March 14, 2013)
Check out the new WonderCon announcement and TV Spot for the remake of the Evil Dead. This film is easily becoming one Mania’s most anticipated pictures of the year! Who cares now if it will live up to the original? We just want it to scare the hell out

The Emperor at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(March 06, 2013)
Star Wars Celebration 2 will have the darkest of Sith in attendance. The Emperor, Ian McDiarmid, himself will present at Essen, Germany. McDiarmid will join host Warwick Davis, Steve Sansweet, Dave Filoni, Pablo Hidalgo, with more Star Wars alumni to come

The Hobbit Tops Saturn Award Nominations 2013 by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(February 20, 2013)
The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, has posted their list of nominees for the 39th Annual Saturn Awards. Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey received the most nominations of any film, with nine, followed by Life of Pi an

Castle Grayskull Unveiling: Toy Fair 2013 by Robert T. Trate , Columnist and Toy Maniac
(February 11, 2013)
The International Toy Fair had tons of new products unveiled this weekend. There were not many play sets of note, save one. Mattel and MattyCollector revealed the long awaited Castle Grayskull for the Masters of the Universe Classic’s line. The full spec

Clone Wars 100th Episode Clip by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(December 31, 2012)
If you can believe it, The 100th episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars airs this Friday. Lucasfilm Ltd. has a special logo for the 100th episode as well as few thoughts from the fans and creators. Check out the official press release below.

Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 Premiere Screenings by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(December 21, 2012)
Do you want to see The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 in style? As per their tradition, Warner Brothers plans to have two screenings of their latest animated feature. Here is the official word from Warner Brothers and how you can get tickets. Check out the two

New York Comic Con Cosplayers 2012 by Kimberly McCall, Photographer
(October 16, 2012)
At the New York Comic Con last weekend, the Cosplayers were out in full force. The bar seems to get higher and higher each year. Never did I think I would see a Male Storm Cosplayer, Dana from Ghostbusters or Scorpia. Then again, this is Comic Con and you

NYCC 2012: The Collection Preview by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(October 12, 2012)
Horror fans attending the New York Comic Con will get a chance to see a six-minute preview of THE COLLECTION. Here is the official press release and details:

NYCC 2012: Spider-Man Birthday Celebration by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(October 11, 2012)
At the New York Comic this weekend Marvel is going to celebrate Spider-Man’s Birthday in style. Here is the official press release from Marvel on the weekend’s activities.

NYCC 2012: DC Comic Figure Exclusives by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(October 11, 2012)
If you are heading to the New York Comic Con this weekend (today if you are going to preview night) check out the Graphitti Designs (booth #939). Their Comic Con Exclusives feature a Aardman (from Wallace and Gromit) as Batman and a 2 Pack set of Green Lan

NYCC 2012: Old Man Logan Exclusive by Robert T. Trate, News Editor/ Toy Maniac
(October 06, 2012)
If you are heading out to the New York Comic Con this week you’ll have the chance to pick up the Old Man Logan exclusive figure. The catch is, you have to get a Marvel Comics Digital Subscription to secure this great figure. Marvel has done this type of

NYCC 2012: Mezco Toyz Frankenstein Variant by Robert T. Trate, News Editor/ Toy Maniac
(October 06, 2012)
Mezco Toyz has released images of their Frankenstein black and white variant. This New York Comic Con Exclusive is limited to 100 pieces.

NYCC 2012: Diamond Select Horror Banks by Robert T. Trate, News Editor/ Toy Maniac
(October 06, 2012)
With New York Comic-Con falling just weeks before Halloween, Diamond Select Toys has some special horror-themed products to offer collectors attheir booth. They took three of their upcoming vinyl bust banks -- a Walking Dead zombie and Universal's Frankens

Baltimore Comic Con Cosplayers Video 2012 by Joel Rickenbach, Columnist
(September 12, 2012)
The 14th Annual Baltimore Comic Con happened last weekend. Outside of the industry guests and cheap trade paperbacks that always grab our attention; the Cosplayers were out in full force. Now obviously Baltimore is not San Diego. There isn’t a Slave Leia

Baltimore Comic Con Cosplayers 2012 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist
(September 10, 2012)
The Baltimore Comic Con is really shaping up to be about one thing, comics. Many of the big artists were there last weekend including the man himself, Stan Lee. Check out the all the details on the official Baltimore Comic Con site (here) and for details o

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, PART 1 Premiere by Robert T. Trate, News Editor
(August 20, 2012)
Warner Home Video and The Paley Center for Media proudly present the bi-coastal World Premieres of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies, in New York on Septembe

Shock-O-Rama: Blobfest 2012 Recap by Chuck Francisco , Columnist and Insomniac
(July 21, 2012)
Note: If you're not familiar with 1958's The Blob, you can get up to speed with Shock-O-Rama from a few weeks ago.

Cosplay Glory Comic Con 2012 - Saturday by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 15, 2012)
Comic Con can have varying levels of Cosplay; each with their own take and interpretation of characters. Saturday featured tons of people either getting ready for the big contest or showing off their stuff. What we here at Mania love to celebrate is the ar

Comic Con 2012 Cosplay Babes and Heroes by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 13, 2012)
Comic Con can have varying levels of Cosplay; each with their own take and interpretation of characters. Friday featured tons of people either getting ready for the big contest (on Saturday) or showing off their stuff. What we here at Mania love to celebra

Comic Con 2012: Cosplayers Day 1 by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 13, 2012)
What is Comic Con without people dressing up? The first official day of Comic Con had plenty of Cosplayers to both entertain and delight. I also threw in a few more pictures of the booths and displays. There were tons of heroes, villains, and surprising ne

Comic Con: Spelunking Cons for Comic Gold by Joel Rickenbach, Columnist and Comic Geek
(July 13, 2012)
This weekend is the mighty Comic Con in San Diego de Alcalá, and it got me thinking about the hunt for good comics at fire sale prices that is one of the joys of attending such shindigs. I’m not going to Comic Con this year, but that’s ok, there are h

Art of Frankenweenie Booth by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 12, 2012)
There were a lot of great things to see at Preview Night 2012. One that was exclusive to the press was the Art of Frankenweenie Booth. Sure people could walk by and look in, but to get close you had to be a member of the press. The artistry and detail was

Comic Con 2012 Preview Night by Robert T. Trate, Columnist and Photographer
(July 12, 2012)
Comic Con is upon us and with that comes Preview Night. A special night for those that have bought the full Comic Con experience (all 4 days). Here is your chance to pick up some exclusives, map out the floor, and soak in the flavor of Comic Con. Oddly eno

NICKELODEON AT COMIC CON 2012 Panels by Robert T. Trate , News Editor
(June 26, 2012)
NICKELODEON has announced their 2012 Comic Con panels, signings and booth activities. Check out what Nickelodeon is bringing to San Diego.