[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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[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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[Toy Review] Marvel Legends Fantastic Four Super Skrull Build-A-Figure Wave

Hey there Hero Club, the Fantastic Four has returned to the Marvel Legends line properly after the previous Walgreeens exclusives were successful. The wave brings in the modern interpretations of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Richards (Invisible Woman), Johnny Storm (Human Torch) and Ben Grimm (The Thing). These figure use a lot parts from the classic versions released at Walgreens in the last few years. However, two brand-new figures are brought into the line with Victor Von Doom (Dr. Doom) and Jennifer Walters (She-Hulk). Whereas, the Build-a-Figure included is the Super Skrull, a previously cancelled Walgreens exclusive. With so much love put into this…

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[Toy Review] Power Rangers Lightning Collection Wave 3

Hey there Hero Club! Wave 4 of the Power Rangers Lightning Collection is currently out and about online, whereas Wave 5 will be releasing in a couple months. So, let us take a look back at the great figures released in Wave 3! Now, this wave features four figures: Mighty Morphin Red Ranger/ Jason Lee Scott, Beast Morphers Blue Ranger/ Ravi Shaw, Dino Charge Gold Ranger/ Sir Ivan of Xandar and Lord Drakkon/ Tommy Oliver. This wave was released in an eight figure case assortment that broken down to 3x MMPR Red,…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – The Rest of Phase 1 Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout here with the newest episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode features Cyclopsis, Villains Pack 1, Bulk & Skull, the Foot Soldier Pack and the Ranger Dice Set; all of these release complete the first phase of the game. So, please enjoy the episode and check out the character guide below!   Heroes of the Grid Showcase Episode 4: The…

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Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid – Shattered Grid Character Guide

Hello there Hero Club, this is Soundout and welcome the third episode of Heroes of the Grid Showcase! For those unaware, this series is about chronicling the heroes and villains featured in the Power Rangers Heroes of the Grid table top game. Now, this episode is an in-depth look at the first major big box expansion to the game that is based on the 2018 comic event, Power Rangers: Shattered Grid. This box set includes the new Mastodon Sentry Foot Soldiers, Black Dragon, Ranger Slayer, Lord Drakkon, the Hyperforce Rangers alongside Time…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Vehicle Force Voltron/ Armored Fleet Dairugger XV

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; the second Voltron is regarded as Vehicle Force, but in Japan it is Dairugger XV.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working…

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[Comic Review] Valiant’s Livewire Volume 1: Fugitive TPB

Comic Credits Writer: Vita Ayala Artists: Raul Allen, Patricia Martin, Scott Koblish Colors by Diego Rodriguez Letters by Saida Temofonte Cover by Adam Pollina   This is a review of Livewire Volume one: Fugitive Trade paperback. Here’s a summary of the trade before we hop into the review. Accomplice. Mentor. Savior. And now, Enemy of the State. Seeking to protect other vulnerable superpowered psiots like herself, Livewire plunged the United States into a nationwide blackout, causing untold devastation. With the whole world hunting her, what kind of hero will Livewire…

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[Comic Review] Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Issue 45

Comic Credits Writer: Ryan Parrot Illustrator: Daniele Di Nicuolo Colors: Walter Baiamonte Color Assistance: Katia Ranalli Letters: Ed Dukeshire Cover: Jamal Campbell Editor: Dafna Pleban   Warning: This review will contain spoilers for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers issue 45.   Kicking off this issue is the continuation and conclusion of the Omega Rangers’ raid on the moon. We begin following Kiya during the assault, which I love the framing and use of blue by Daniele Di Nicuolo and Walter Baiamonte. From there we move to Zack confronting Goldar, where Goldar mentions how the fight with Omega Black…

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[Toy Review] Soul of Chogokin GX-71 Lion Force Voltron/ Beast King GoLion

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend, the legend of Voltron, Defender of the Universe! This iconic robot is the titular mecha of the hit 80’s cartoon which spanned a variety of sequels and spin-offs. The original series itself is an adaptation of Toei Animation’s two anime series, Beast King GoLion and Armored Fleet Dairugger XV; with the main Voltron, Lion Force, obviously based on GoLion.   Now, thankfully since Toei and Bandai are in a wonderful working relationship it led to Voltron…

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