The Remaining ‘Streets of Rage 4’ DLC Roster Has Been Revealed

In early April, Dotemu made its first announcement regarding the upcoming Streets of Rage 4 DLC “Mr. X Nightmare.” Then in late April, and yesterday the video game publisher revealed the remaining members of the DLC roster. Now, from the announcement in late April, following the Estel Aguirre reveal, our next character will be Max Thunder. The character is a wrestler who was originally playable in Streets of Rage 2. Also, Max Thunder is an available boss fight in the base Streets of Rage 4 game. Then announced yesterday was…

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Streets of Rage 4 DLC “Mr. X Nightmare” Announced

Yesterday, Dotemu the publisher of Streets of Rage 4, announced an all-new and upcoming DLC expansion. Apparently this DLC expansion is adding a lot of new content to the game including new game modes. The update does not have a release date yet, and not everything has been confirmed. However, there was plenty of information that did get extrapolated on by Dotemu.   The DLC is titled, “Mr. X Nightmare,” and it will add three new playable characters that will be revealed over time. The first reveal is for Estel…

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Historic Agreement Settled for Global Distribution of the Macross Franchise

Recently, it has been reported that Tatsunoko has been able to come to an agreement with Harmony Gold USA. Now, this agreement is for the global distribution of the Macross franchise which was adapted into Robotech. For decades, the two parties have battled over the rights for the anime series regarding its international distribution. Fan speculation for the legal issues has often centered on Harmony Gold USA fearing the original material would upstage their adaptation. In addition, fans believed Harmony Gold USA only wanted their version to exist in North…

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Shenmue Anime Adaptation Announced!

Last night, Crunchyroll announced via their Virtual Crunchyroll Expo that an anime based on the beloved SEGA franchise, Shenmue has been greenlit. Now, it is my honor as the resident Shenmue super-fan to bring this news to you, our readers…   The details thus far are that this will be a 13-episode series, and will be animated by studio Telecom Animation Film. Whereas, the series director will be Chikara Sakurai. In addition, the anime will also be a joint collaboration with Crunchyroll and Adult Swim in terms of licensing for…

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Valiant Entertainment Announces New Ninjak Series by Jeff Parker & Javier Pulido

Valiant Entertainment has announced that their superspy ninja, Colin King, better known as Ninjak is getting a brand new series with a new number 1 coming in 2021. For those unaware, Ninjak was co-created by Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada in 1993. The character made his official debut in Bloodshot that same year. Now, below is the synopsis for the upcoming series from Valiant: July 20th, 2020 (New York, NY) –  A spy thriller story that is unlike anything you’ve seen before starts next year in NINJAK #1!   Arriving in 2021, Ringo Award-winning…

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Jason Martin’s Pulp Girls: Prince-S STARthief Redux Kickstarter

Recently, Jason Martin the creator behinds comic titles like Vampblade and Night of the 80’s Undead, reached out to us for current Kickerstarter campaign. Titled, Pulp Girls: Prince-S STARthief Redux the series a project of a proposed collection of various series about different female protagonists. The series originally launched with the first issue of Prince-S STARthief released several years prior. Yet, as Redux indicates this Kickstarter is for all-new updated story for the character.   Prince-S STARthief’s story is set in the far future where giant monarchic corporations have enslaved…

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Action Lab Previews “Manga Month Throwback”

Action Lab Entertainment kindly asked us to spotlight its “manga-esque” series Shinobi: Ninja Princess by Martheus Wade. Action Lab Entertainment currently has two trade paperback volume collections, one hardcover collection, and one digital release for this series. These releases cover a major chunk of the series, when they are all assembled together. Below is breakdown on what each release contains:   SHINOBI: NINJA PRINCESS HARDCOVER COLLECTION Writer: Martheus Wade Artist Name(s): Martheus Wade (Pencils), Gene Fayne (Colors) Cover Artist(s): Janet Wade   Series Synopsis: Shinobi: Ninja Princess is about fourteen year old Shianndrea a typical teenage girl…

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Gundam Universe x Gundam Battle Operation 2 Collaboration Announced

On their Tamashii Nations website, Bandai Spirits has announced a collaboration between their Gundam Universe action figure line and Bandai Namco’s Gundam Battle Operation 2 video game.   For the upcoming third wave, all three figures will contain a code to unlock the Gundam EZ-8 in Gundam Battle Operation 2. Now, the third wave of figures includes Gundam Wing Zero Custom, Strike Gundam and Gundam EZ-8, which aligns with the collaboration. Also, these figures are scheduled for a Summer 2020 release, and the codes will be valid until June 2021.  …

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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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Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash Novels Gets Manga Adaptation

It has been revealed that manga artist, Uroaki Sabishi, is adapting Yoshiyuki Tomino’s Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash novels into a manga. This announcement was provided by the April issue of Kadokawa’s Gundam Ace magazine which released on Wednesday in Japan. Sabishi’s manga adaptation of Hathaway’s Flash is scheduled to premiere in the May issue of Gundam Ace, releasing on March 26.   Now, fans of Mobile Suit Gundam, should recognize Uroaki Sabishi, as he previously drew the adaptation of Tomino’s novel, Char’s Counterattack Beltorchika’s Children. The novel that the…

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