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  • Popfunk Artist Needs Your Help!

    Posted on January 5, 2012 by PopFunk

    One thing we've always been proud of here at Popfunk is the stable of talented artists we have turning out unique and creative designs for all of our t-shirt licenses. So, now that Popfunk artist and all-around good guy Mike Schwartz is gearing up to publish the first proper collection of his comic strip, Oceanverse, we're pretty excited! However, for Oceanverse: The Collected Edition to finally reach fruition, Mike's going to need your help. Harnessing the power of popular fundraising website, Kickstarter, Mike is offering six cool pledge packages for donations of all sizes. Every little bit helps! So, head over to the Oceanverse pledge page to get the full spiel from the man himself. Or just kick back and watch the video below!

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  • Our Favorite Holiday Comics From DC

    Posted on December 8, 2011 by PopFunk

    Everyone gets excited about this time of year, and it's no different here at Popfunk. Forget building snowmen. Leave the sled in the garage. Give us some sugar cookies, a blanket, and a stack of holiday comics and we'll be set straight through the New Year. Here are some of our faves from DC. DC Infinite Holiday Special DC Infinite Holiday Special In this holiday issue, Superman plans to impersonate Santa Claus to prove to a young boy that he is real... Until Batman convinces him there are more heroic acts to partake in. Though Superman agrees, he decides to deliver the presents to the boy anyway. And who should he see the young kids screaming for when he gets there? Batman as... Santa Claus. DC Universe Holiday Special 2008 DC Universe Holiday Special 2008 This one includes 10 stories with some of the DC's greatest superheroes. Holiday action from classic good guys like Superman, Supergirl, Batman & Robin, Green Lantern and more. The Night the Mob Stole X-Mas The Night the Mob Stole X-Mas Released in March 1979, this holiday comic features Batman and Plastic Man working together to defend Christmas against a crew of greedy mobsters. Christmas 'Round the World Christmas 'Round the World Superman spends this issue reuniting refugee children with their families and learns how other cultures celebrate Christmas in the process. Merry Christmas, Justice League of America... Now Die! Merry Christmas, Justice League of America...Now Die! Santa Claus joins the world's greatest superheroes in this holiday comic. Sounds innocent enough, right? But judging from the cover, it looks like the Justice League might regret its decision to let someone new into the group after all.... So those are a few of our favorite holiday comics. What about you? Which issues do you reach for to get your fill of crime-fighting, yule tide cheer?

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  • Victoria's Secret Supermodels Become Superheroes

    Posted on December 1, 2011 by PopFunk

    Supermodel met Superhero in the 2011 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, which aired Tuesday night on CBS. Of all the night's runway looks- which included passion, aquatic, ballet and more- the superhero segment stole our attention.   Nerds across the country squirmed as some of the most beautiful women in the world gave meaning to the term Super Angels. Their outfits did not represent specific famed superheroes, but were merely inspired by the comic book characters. We definitely wouldn't have a problem with these girls fighting crime in next to bare ensembles.  Check out the before and after images below, from concept sketch to final product.  What do you guys think of the Victoria's Secret Supermodels as Superheroes? Victoria's Secret Super AngelsVictoria's Secret Super Angels Victoria's Secret Super AngelsVictoria's Secret Super Angels Victoria's Secret Super AngelsVictoria's Secret Super Angels Victoria's Secret Super AngelsVictoria's Secret Super Angels And because we just can't get enough of Adriana Lima (especially dressed as a superhero)... Victoria's Secret Super Angels Victoria's Secret Super Angels Victoria's Secret Super Angels Check out a full 360-degree view!

    This post was posted in Comic Stuff, TV Shows and was tagged with COMICS, Superhero, victorias secret

  • DC Comics and Mattel Extend Partnership

    Posted on November 2, 2011 by PopFunk

    Yesterday, DC Comics and Mattel, Inc. announced a new multi-year agreement that will extend their partnership into unprecedented territory for the next several years. Most notably, Mattel will now have access to the complete DC Comics universe, spanning more than a thousand DC superheroes and super villains. Among them, classics like Batman, Superman, Green Lantern and Wonder Woman, along with the more obscure heroes like Aquaman, Green Arrow, Hawkman and Shazam. DC & Mattel The deal will also include new toy lines for the long awaited Dark Knight Rises and Man of Steel films, as well as a number of animated series for Cartoon Network. Mattel Vice President Tim Kilpin was understandably excited about the future of the relationship. "We are thrilled to further our long-standing partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and support the extensive DC Comics portfolio's development. The DC Comics characters are rich in story and we look forward to bringing these popular characters to life through innovative product design."

    This post was posted in Comic Stuff and was tagged with Superman, COMICS, Warner Bros., DC COMICS, Batman, Mattel

  • Batman Arkham City Villains

    Posted on October 18, 2011 by PopFunk

    The countdown is over for comic geeks and gamers. Today sees the release of Batman Arkham City, Rocksteady's highly anticipated sequel to 2009's Batman Arkham Asylum. And the list of Batman Arkham City villains poised to tangle with the Caped Crusader reads like it's straight out of a fanboy's dreams. More than a dozen dangerous derelicts are represented from classics like Joker, Two Face and The Riddler, to more obscure bad guys like Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn and Solomon Grundy. The JokerSolomon GrundyTwo Face Check out the intense launch trailer below. After that gets your blood flowing, be sure to browse the epic selection of Batman Arkham City villains Popfunk's got sprawled throughout our online store! Batman Arkham City is available now for Xbox 360 and PS3. Read More

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  • What is Comic Con?

    Posted on October 12, 2011 by PopFunk

    In the last 41 years, San Diego Comic Con International has established itself as the preeminent comic convention in the United States (not to mention fourth largest in the world), boasting over 130,000 attendees in 2010. However, New York Comic Con, SDCC’s East Coast counterpart since 2006, continues to make its bid for biggest US geek gathering with this weekend’s convention. Expecting to eclipse last year’s attendance mark of 96,000 happy comic enthusiasts, the 2011 New York Comic Con will enlist over 700 exhibitors and 400 artists. Among the participating exhibitors staking a claim on the Jacob Javits Center this weekend are Activision, Capcom, Dark Horse, DC, Hasbro, Marvel and Mattel. Notable artists include Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane, Frank Miller and Kevin Smith. Also appearing to throughout the weekend will be Eliza Dushku, Mark Hamil, Rose McGowan, Jason Momoa, Rage Against the Machine’s Tom Morello, and the entire cast of Paramount’s upcoming Avengers movie. Organizers have also landed a first time sponsor in Chevrolet, who plan to make its consumer debut of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic at the convention. Ticket packages for NYCC are still available at www.newyorkcomiccon.com. Killer comic t shirts that will make you the envy of every other fanatic at the convention are still available at www.popfunk.com. New York Comic Con Read More

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  • MTV Declares October "Axe Cop Month"

    Posted on October 11, 2011 by PopFunk

    Munchkin Axe Cop Card Game Of all the comic t shirts that we print, one of our favorites is Axe Cop. So we were delighted by the glowing review Axe Cop received from MTV this week! In a write-up of the new Munchkin Axe Cop card game (to be released next month), MTV declared, “October is Axe Cop Month.” They’ll certainly get no argument here! The hit collaboration between 29-year-old comic artist, Ethan Nicolle, and his 5-year-old brother, Malachai Nicolle, will see its new trade paperback, Axe Cop: Bad Guy Earth, officially hit the shelves next week. And of course, Popfunk currently has a dozen fine Axe Cop shirts that you can’t find elsewhere. August, September, Axe Cop, November, December... Yeah, sounds good to us! Check out the full Munchkin Axe Cop feature at MTV! Munchkin Axe Cop Card GameMunchkin Axe Cop Card GameMunchkin Axe Cop Card Game Read More

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  • Batgirl vs. Supergirl: Battle of the Babes

    Posted on September 22, 2011 by PopFunk

    There's no shortage of commentary on the age old Batman vs. Superman debate. But what about their oft-forgotten lady counterparts? If you've ever wondered how Batgirl and Supergirl might stack up against each other, we've got some handy eye candy for you: Batgirl vs. Supergirl Read More

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  • Top 10 Comic Book Costumes

    Posted on September 21, 2011 by PopFunk

    By Mike Dutkewych For most of us, the opportunity to get decked out in bright colored spandex or beta-particle-powered exoskeleton comes but once a year: Halloween. And every Halloween, superhero (and super-villain) costumes are among the most popular for guys and girls alike. Here’s a look at our Top 10 Comic Book Costumes.

    Men's Costumes

    1. Superman What else can be said about the ever-popular Man of Steel? A superhero who never goes out of style. Superman costume 2. Batman Despite the runaway success of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight, and the mounting anticipation for the final installment of his trilogy, the Caped Crusader just can’t oust the Last Son of Krypton out of the top spot. Batman costume 3. Spiderman Thankfully, the radioactive spider is not a required accessory. 4. Captain America The First Avenger; the fourth most popular comic book costume. 5. Joker Heath Ledger and Jack Nicholson both put their respective stamps on one of the greatest comic book villains of all-time. Cop some green hair dye, a ratty three-piece suit and a deck of cards, and you can too. 6. Green Lantern The Green Lantern’s power ring is one of the most powerful weapons in the universe. Wear responsibly. 7. Iron Man What would Tony Stark do? Besides create a powered exoskeleton to save his own life and eventually, the world, he’d probably cue up Black Sabbath before he entered a room. 8. Wolverine Recommended for fans of razor sharp claws, or any dude with a widow’s peak and big chops. Wolverine costume 9. Punisher The lazy man’s comic costume. All you need is a menacing skull t-shirt, and a thirst for revenge. Punisher costume 10. The Hulk Embrace your inner rage-fueled humanoid monster.

    Women's Costumes

    1. Wonder Woman The most iconic female superhero and the most popular women’s costume. Her Lasso of Truth is an accessory I’m sure most ladies wish they carried year ‘round. Wonder Woman costume 2. Catwoman Originally portrayed in the ‘40s wearing no disguise at all, the most memorable depictions of this villainess’ outfit has her donning a skintight leather catsuit and whip. 3. Supergirl As the Man o’ Steel’s super cousin, this beautiful Kyptonian is always a favorite costume for the girls. 4. Batgirl Driven career woman by day, fierce crime fighter by night. 5. Poison Ivy That girl is poison. Literally. Poison Ivy costume 6. Storm This reigning queen of Wakanda was one of Halle Berry’s more successful comic book endeavors. Especially compared to her cringe worthy work in the catsuit. Storm costume 7. Jean Grey Omega-level mutant, one of the original X-Men, and physical manifestation of Phoenix Force. Mess with this girl and she’ll rearrange your atoms. 8. Harley Quinn As girlfriend and accomplice of the Joker, sporting this seditious villainess’ harlequin jester suit will surely score you points for creativity. Harley Quinn costume 9. Rogue This X-Men mutant has the power to absorb the psyche, skills and physical characteristics of anyone she touches. Unless you also share that ability, you’ll have to settle for dressing like her. 10. Tank Girl This babe is known for driving a tank and dating a mutated kangaroo. Sounds like what my ex-girlfriend is up to now. Read More

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  • Dark Knight Rises Unveiled

    Posted on July 19, 2011 by PopFunk

    This post is brought to you by the Dark Knight T Shirt Collection at popfunk.com and rollingout.com.
    Christopher Nolan sure knows how to make you wait. We were almost tempted to take out our old Batman figures and create a very conservatively budgeted trailer when a summer storm knocked out our power this week. But we're grateful that we didn't have to do the extra work. Finally for your viewing pleasure: The Dark Knight Rises Official Trailer.
    The Dark Knight Rises HD Trailer
    Do you think this much anticipated film will overthrow Harry Potter's recent Spellbinding success at the Box Office??

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