Looking to cosplay as Fury Road’s Immortan Joe in the near future? Then you might want to consider a “Skull Respirator Half Mask” currently available on Etsy. Made from cold cast aluminum fiberglass with resin and rubber parts, it comes with an adjustable elasticated strap, and foam padding on the inside.
Build time is 4-5 weeks due to increased demand, but it looks worth the wait.
Dinosaur World Wide is handling the merchandise for Danger 5, including t-shirts, posters, lobby cards, and more. For those who are unaware, Danger 5 is a parody of the spy genre which stars an international team of special operatives who’s primary goal is to kill Hitler, and disrupt Nazi efforts in the process. The first season was a 60′s take on WWII. The second season is more Cold War-inspired, although, as always, the team’s main goal is to kill Hitler.
The folks over at Ranger Up and Article 15 clothing have teamed up to form Range 15, and they’re making a movie:
We’re making the military movie you’ve always wanted someone to make: relentless ball busting, guns, explosions, hot chicks, booze, and more guns. We will not dramatically salute each other. We will kill lots of shit, all while using our weapons correctly. Again, there will be hot chicks. Mat will probably sleep with all of them. And I mean that both in the movie and in real life. Seriously, that guy has a real problem. Tim Kennedy may or may not be oiled up in a loin cloth.
They’re looking for funding on Indiegogo, so check out the page for more info:
Depicting the battle between the Mutant Gang Leader and Batman in the iconic ‘The Dark Knight Returns’ by Frank Miller, this special set is limited to just 1000 pieces, and currently up for pre-order. It will also be sold at the upcoming San Diego Comic Con, so this is the only chance most of us will have to buy it.
The Deluxe Boxed Set contains:
- Battle Damaged Batman figure with an exclusive head sculpt, torn exclusive variant costume, alternate hands and exclusive “Knock-Out Foam” accessory designed to fit over his enemy’s face.
- Exclusive “first look” Mutant Leader with a variant dirtied up paint application to enhance the realistic battle in the junk yard, alternate hands and crowbar accessory.
- A Polystone cold casted display base of the Gotham City Junk Yard, over 10 inches long with felt footing.
- Packed in a large, closed box with a specially die-cut slip cover and utilizing the One:12 Collective’s collector friendly no- twist-tie packing method for easy in and out of box displaying.
ThinkGeek is selling a roleplay weapon version of Merle’s Knife Hand from The Walking Dead. Made of ABS plastic, it features an internal handle for ease of use, a retractable Mauser bayonet, and adjustable faux leather straps.
With Avengers 2 out, and Ant-Man on the horizon, it’s no surprise to see the work continues on the Marvel Cinematic Universe projects. Such is the case with this early picture of Crossbones from the currently-in-production, yet slated for a May 2016 release, Captain America: Civil War.
Crossbones, one of Captain America’s most iconic arch-nemeses in the comics, can be seen kitted up in gear from various manufacturers, including S&S Precision, Benchmade Knives, Safariland, G-Code, and AustriaAlpin/ITW.
If we didn’t know any better, we’d swear this looks like something our friends at Tactical Pro Shop were involved with, as they often are. We’re looking forward to seeing what other gear pops up, and for the movie in general.
LBX Tactical and Dynamis Alliance have linked up with IronClad Media to give you a look at the new Adaptiv Combatives suit.
Dynamis partnered with LBX Combatives to develop this advanced, 100% made in America fight suit. ADAPTIV gear allows the end user to train at real speeds in a multitude of environments. Its injury-prevention/impact-reduction system enhances training performance by allowing operators to realistically practice detainee handling, shoot/don’t shoot drills with approved marking cartridges, and other close-quarters combat skills. It can also adapt to MMA training, making it the most versatile fight suit on the market.
SURVCO is a disabled Veteran owned and operated business based out of Fort Mitchell, Alabama. The products developed by SURVCO are survival-inclined, such as the Tactical Credit Card AX. Made of 12 Gague 304 stainless steel, the Credit Card AX is a credit card-sized survival tool which comfortably stores inside a wallet. The head features 21 individual functions, including being lashed to a handle to function as a tomahawk, ax, knife, scraper, skinner, or shovel, depending on use.
Brutal Doom is a mod created by SGtMarkIV which adds new weapons, animations, and features to the original Doom games, and, most prominently, includes the addition of loads of excessively gratuitous violence. While the original Doom is no slouch in this regard, with demons, lost of guns, viscera strew about levels, etc., Brutal Doom turns it up to 11. Enemies bleed excessively, their limbs can be individually removed, special execution animations have been added which allow the player to rip apart enemies with their bare hands, and much more.
Brutal Doom v20 will be released on June 5th. It requires you already own a version of classic Doom to work.
Graphic designer Nick Harrison has launched a Kickstarter campaign for two X-Wing-themed ink prints. The two pieces, ‘Red 5 standing by’ and ‘Get set for your attack run’ are both available in large sizes.
DC imprint Vertigo has released an art book featuring art by 65 comic book artists inspired by the upcoming Mad Max Fury Road. Fortunately, or not depending on your preferences, the book has virtually zero spoilers for the upcoming film. You’re likely to find a copy at your local comic book shop, or a chain bookstore.
PolarPro’s StrapMount is a mounting solution for GoPro cameras which allows the user to mount their GoPro to any strap such as those on a backpack, scuba bcd, lifejacket, etc. The mount is constructed of rigid, glass filled nylon, and features a quick-release system for the camera.
The Mini Q is a combination key holder and knife. The base model is constructed of aircraft grade aluminum, although models made of brass and grade 5 titanium are also being offered. The blade is 2.35 inches long and made of hardened 420HC stainless steel, and comes in either drop point, bottle opener knife, or anteater utility styles.
In honor of ‘May the 4th’, Violent Little Machine Shop is offering the Imperial Express morale patch set. Modeled after a certain credit card design, the Imperial Express patches feature four iconic Star Wars characters: Darth Vader, Boba Fett, C-3P0, and, everybody’s favorite Stormtrooper, TK-421.
After months of waiting, Sharps Bros.’s The Jack lower receiver is now available for purchase. Machined from 7075-T6 aluminum, The Jack is hard coat anodized, and has the following features:
- Kick-ass skull design
- Oversized integral trigger guard
- Beveled magazine flare
- Full compatibility with all MilSpec internal parts
- Full compatibility with all MilSpec upper receivers
- Full compatibility with GI standard issue mags as well as PMAGS
- Multi caliber mark
Currently, the only way to get a hold of a ‘The Jack’ lower receiver is to order through Spike’s Tactical. Note that they are backordered, and you’ll have to phone your order in – 407-928-2666.
A cast photo of the upcoming ‘Suicide Squad’ film has popped up. For those not in the know, Suicide Squad AKA Task Force X is a group of villains in the DC comic universe who are selected by the US Government to undertake highly dangerous black ops missions in exchange for reduced sentences.
The film iteration of the Suicide Squad is composed of (from left to right): Slipknot, Captain Boomerang, Enchantress, Katana, Col. Rick Flagg, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Killer Crock, and El Diablo.
There’s also this photo of Will Smith as Deadshot with his mask on.
Ground Branch, the tactical FPS developed by BlackFoot Studios, is still going through development, and the official website now has a store. Grab a free early tech preview of the game, a t-shirt, or an early access pack to play through various iterations of the game as it edges closer to release.
This is a reminder that today is Free Comic Book day. Free Comic Book Day is an event that is held on the first Saturday of every May, where participating stores offer a variety of free comic books provided by all the major publishers.
YouTube channel CineFix produced this video on the technical aspects of one of the most iconic moments in John Carpenter’s The Thing, the defibrillator scene. They also did a great video on the Chestburster scene from Alien back in January that’s worth a look.