[Interview] Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez: Bringing Ultraman Back to America!

Today is Friday and the week is over, but Hero-Club is proud to present our latest video interview! Our guest this time is none other than Starlight Runner Entertainment CEO Jeff Gomez. For those unaware, Mr. Jeff Gomez is an esteemed writer and producer who has written for Valiant Comics, Magic the Gathering, and the Turok franchise. Eventually, he went onto establish Starlight Runner Entertainment, which helped to produce a variety of television programs and films. Fans can associate the company’s and his work with properties like James Cameron’s Avatar,…

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[Interview] Voice Actor Neil Kaplan (Power Rangers, Digimon, Transformers & More)

Today, Hero-Club has to present a new interview, this time with voice actor Neil Kaplan. Kids of the 90’s and early 2000’s easily recognize this man for his contributions in Power Rangers and Saban Entertainment dubs. Mr. Kaplan is best known during this time for voice Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue villain Diabolico, and Digimon Season 2’s Hawkmon. In addition, Mr. Kaplan is known for providing the voice of Optimus Prime in the underrated Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2001 series).   Following the end of Saban Entertainment and Fox Kids, Mr.…

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[Interview] Actor Davi Santos, Power Rangers Dino Charge

Hello there Hero-Club faithful, and welcome to an all-new interview! This time we have managed to snag Power Rangers Dino Charge/ Dino Super Charge’s Davi Santos. In the series, Davi Santos portrays the infamous Knight of Zandar, Sir Ivan, who is better known as the Dino Charge Gold Ranger. Now, in today’s interview we ask Mr. Santos how he started his career, behind-the-scenes on Power Rangers, and his thoughts on its overly active Power Rangers fandom. Nevertheless, let us get on with the interview…   Question 1: Being a first…

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[Toy Review] Power Rangers Lightning Collection Dino Charge Black

Few months ago, fans found a listing in Target’s inventory for an upcoming Power Rangers Lightning Collection figure. In addition, this mysterious figure was mentioned to be based on a Black Ranger. Then surprisingly on Tuesday, the item stocked in stores before its official reveal, and it is none other than Chase Randall/ Dino Charge Black! Fans expected this item to be officially announced during Hasbro’s possible event or stream this weekend. Yet, those plans most likely have changed due to their weekly scheduled Fan First Fridays streams. Now, Dino…

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[Interview] Actor & Animator Michael Hollander, VR Troopers’ J.B. Reese

After various technical issues and delays, Hero-Club is proud to present our second interview with a former tokusatsu actor. However, this time we are talking with actor from a Saban Entertainment adaptation. Yet, this person is still associated with Chojinki Metalder, as we are interviewing VR Troopers’ Michael Hollander (formerly Michael Bacon). For those unaware, VR Troopers is the Saban adaptation that combined footage from the Metal Hero series: Chojinki Metalder, Jikuu Senshi Spielban, and Uchu Keiji Shaider. The series ran in broadcast syndication for a total of 92-episodes across…

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Tsuburaya Productions to Simulcast Ultraman Z via YouTube

Today, Tsuburaya Productions announced that they will be simulcasting Ultraman Z with English subtitles via their official YouTube channel. Now, episodes of the upcoming series will be made available each Friday at 8:30 pm EST, following their broadcast in Japan. However, episodes will only be made available for two weeks, so fans need to watch them fast. Nevertheless, Ultraman Z’s (Zett) premiere episode is scheduled to premiere this Friday, June 19. Whereas, the Japanese audience will be able to view the series on TV Tokyo each Saturday at 9:00 am…

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Pokémon Presents Presentation Streamed

Earlier this morning, the Pokémon Company presented a special Pokémon presentation titled, “Pokémon Presents.” Before the event it was unknown exactly what this event will entail.   The presentation revealed a few new interesting projects. The first project unveiled was a new app called “Pokémon Smile,” which seems to be a app for helping kids brush their teeth. The second app revealed is known as “Pokémon Café Mix,” which is a new puzzle game. The app will be available for preorder today and will be a free to start title. The app will be available on both…

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DC Comics Cut Ties with Diamond Comic Distributors

We have some huge comic book news coming out of The Hollywood Reporter today. DC is cutting ties with Diamond Comics Distributors. Now, this is a huge thing for comic book fans since Diamond for the longest time has always had the monopoly when it comes to distributing comic books. So, this a massive shake up and that is putting it lightly. To quote a DC spokesperson about this email. After 25 years, DC and Diamond Comic Distributors are ending their long-standing relationship. Moving forward, comic book retailers can obtain…

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[Comic Review] X-O Manowar (2020) #1 & 2

Comic Credits Writer: Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum Artist: Emilio Laiso Colorist: Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Cover Artist: Christian Ward Variant Cover Artists (issue 1): Jeff Dekal, Greg Smallwood, Rod Reis, Raul Allen   The following is a ‘Straight Forward Review’ for Valiant’s X-O Manowar (2020) issue 1 and issue 2. This review will be broken down into three segments: the Story, the Art, and the Final Verdict. Nevertheless, let’s begin with our review…   Story This brand new story for X-O Manowar sees the ancient king Aric of Dacia who has seen so…

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Ruby Rose to Leave CW’s ‘Batwoman’

In a surprising turn of events Deadline has reported that Ruby Rose will not be returning to CW’s Batwoman for its’ second season. What makes this news extra bizarre is that Ruby Rose was portraying the lead role for the series, so it is going to quite the story to see what will happen for the series’ second season. Currently it is unknown who will be replacing her, however it is stated that her exit on the project is not related to the injury she had on set during the filming of the first season. Ruby…

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