For the past few years, Halloween Comic Fest has put a spooky, seasonal spin on what comic fans experience each May during Free Comic Book Day. Halloween Comic Fest (October 29, 2016) is a fall celebration of comics that offers families a chance to enjoy fun activities at their local comic shop, with a full assortment of free comics available, along with costume contests, artist appearances and more. This year's lineup boasts 19 full-sized comics, along with 13 mini-comics. Among the books available this year are titles from DC and MARVEL, along with numerous indies, spanning series' such as DC SUPER HERO GIRLS, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, Star Wars' DARTH VADER, MIRACULOUS: TALES OF LADYBUG & CAT NOIR, GRUMPY CAT, EVIL DEAD, AFTERLIFE WITH ARCHIE, MY LITTLE PONY, POKEMON and more (see them all here).
Mattel has a long tradition of releasing themed-versions of their popular toys, and holidays have been a big part of that over the years - particularly with Hot Wheels. When fall rolls around, there has usually been a limited-edition Halloween-themed series available as a retailer exclusive, and for 2016 that's true once more... but the exact locations have been a bit trickier to pin down. This year's 8-car Halloween line has been popping up at select grocers (many Kroger-owned chains are rumored to have them) and drug stores. Check out this year's assortment below!
It's been released a few times over the years, but since new audiences are always discovering THE MUNSTERS, it's no wonder that Universal Studios Home Entertainment has dusted off the cobwebs (or put them back on) for a fresh release on DVD. THE MUNSTERS: The Complete Series is a 12-disc set that preserves the undead antics of Herman, Lily, Eddie, Grandpa and Marilyn as a 1960s family that was ahead of their time.
When you have a show that's completely based on little witches, or "Charmers" in training, doing a Halloween episode is a pretty obvious choice. Like the other holidays featured on the popular Nick Jr. series, LITTLE CHARMERS, Halloween gets rebranded as "Spooky Pumpkin Moon Night," an episode that spawned a recent DVD from Kaboom! Entertainment and Sony Pictures. The eighth entry into this year's 31 Days of Halloween here at THE ROCK FATHER Magazine, Little Charmers: Spooky Pumpkin Moon Night is a great new autumn offering for the little ones. Check out the theme song below...
Detroit's ELECTRIC SIX have been around for ages, constantly reinventing themselves, which is something that you have to do on occasion... especially when you're a vampire. Their own bio notes that "eternal life can seem like an eternity," but that longevity means more music, and that's a good thing for fans of the band as their 12th album, FRESH BLOOD FOR TIRED VAMPYRES just hit the streets via Metropolis Records. It's a fine new offering for any ghoulish groove fest this fall, and a perfect entry for 31 Days of Halloween. Check it out streaming in the Spotify player below, and if you dig it - buy it.
LADY GAGA is coming to MONSTER HIGH. Confirming rumors that had been swirling for a bit, Mattel's Monster High and the Born This Way Foundation have revealed Zomby Gaga, a doll inspired by Lady Gaga to champion kindness, instill bravery, and build a world where young people celebrate their differences. Led by six-time Grammy and 2016 Golden Globe winner Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2012 to support the wellness of young people and empower them to create a kinder and braver world. Zomby Gaga, the newest ghoul to be welcomed to Monster High, will be available for pre-order starting October 17 at 9am Eastern Time.