Saturday, July 11, 2009

Sneak Preview: WoodStock 1969-2009

Next week we'll be unleashing several designs commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the ULTIMATE music festival--WOODSTOCK!
Here's two of them, both with a decidedly-retro look and feel.
We'll also have the FIRST promo poster, which had very limited use because it listed the original site, Walkill, instead of Bethel, where the festival was actually held!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--Mila Kunis

Note: this page has been updated with NEW info HERE!
Milena Markovna "Mila" Kunis was born in the Ukraine, came to America as a toddler, and learned English watching tv, particularly The Price is Right!
During her elementary school years, she was a child model doing toy and clothing ads and tv commercials.
When she was 14, Mila auditioned for, and won, the role of Jackie Burkhart on That 70's Show even though all auditioners were required to be 18 or older! Now THAT'S talent!
Trivia: Mila's a fangirl, playing World of WarCraft 'til all hours of the morning with boyfriend Macauley Culkin!
Genre appearances include...
Book of Eli (Solara)
ZombieLand (Zombie)
Max Payne (Mona Sax)
Family Guy / Family Guy: the Video Game (Meg Griffin)
American Psycho 2: All-American Girl (Rachel)
Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves (Jill)
Piranha [1995] (Susie Grogan)

Check out...
Mila Kunis Central (FanSite)
Mila Kunis Web (FanSite)
Other actresses to play Meg Griffin include...
Rachel McFarlane in Family Guy "Death Has a Shadow" (Pilot)
Cree Summer (offered role, footage not used)
Lacey Chabert in Family Guy (1st & part of 2nd seasons)
Tara Strong (singing voice) in Family Guy

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Design of the Week--"Threaten Americans? DON'T!"

We've decided to introduce a new feature to our line of collectibles...Design of the Week!
Each Thursday, we'll post a design, to be sold for exactly 7 days, then replaced with another!
This week...
Somali pirates?
North Korean dictators?
Iranian mullahs?
Mess with America, will ya?
We are slow to anger, but once aroused, we are unstoppable!
Threaten one of us, and you threaten ALL of us!
Show that, despite our differences, Americans stand united against any external threats!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

OTHER Patriotic SuperHeroes (& SuperHeroines)

With all the tzimmis over the Return of Steve Rogers as Captain America (and who didn't know that was coming?), you might want to have a look at the other star-spangled heroes introduced during the Golden Age of comic books!

You did know Captain America was not the first superhero to wrap himself in the "colors that never run", didn't you?
The very first flag-wearing hero was Archie (then MLJ) Comics' The Shield who predated Cap by over a year!
Then, between 1940 and 1945, dozens of stars & stripes-wearing heroes (and heroines) flew, leaped, punched, kicked, and flipped thru the four-color newsprint world of comic books!
(Technically, Superman wore red, YELLOW, and blue, so he wasn't visually a flag-waving hero.
But Wonder Woman's Amazon garb was meant to show alliance with America's values and beliefs!)

In that virtuous vein, we at Atomic Kommie Comics™ want to tell you about a plethora of patriotic pummelers at Lost Heroes of the Golden Age of Comics™ in our Flag-Draped Heroes line of kool kollectibles!
We're talking about
American Crusader
American Eagle (now Burning Eagle)
Captain Battle & Captain Battle Jr
Captain Courageous
Captain V
The Conqueror (illustrated above)
The Eagle & Buddy
The Flag
Major Victory
Man of War
Miss Victory
Stars & Stripes
Super-American
Unknown Soldier (now Soldier Unknown)
U.S. Jones
V-Man
Yank & Doodle
Yankee Doodle Jones & Johnny Reb
on t-shirts, mugs, messenger bags, and other goodies!
(We'll be doing individual Hero(ine) Histories of each of them over the summer. Watch for them!)
Most, if not all of them have recently been revived in the new series Project SuperPowers and it's spin-off titles. (Pick them up at your local comic book store TODAY!)

So fly the flag (or The Flag himself) this 4th of July with Flag-Draped Heroes ONLY at Lost Heroes of the Golden Age of Comics™!

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Fantastic Femmes--China Chow

Actress. Model. Fashion Designer. Entrepreneur.
Is there anything China Chow hasn't tried (and done well)?
Probably because she has her fingers in so many creative pies, China performs infrequently in film / tv projects, but we certainly enjoy watching the results when she does...
Trivia: Niece of David Byrne (Talking Heads) actress/costume designer Adelle Lutz, and actress (and future Fantastic Femme) Tsai Chin!
Daughter of fashion model Tina Chow restaurateur Michael Chow (Mr. Chow)
Dated genre vets Keanu Reeves & Mark Wahlberg.
Genre appearances include...
Burn Notice (Lucy Chen)
Grand Threat Auto: San Andreas [VG] (Katie Zhan)
FrankenFish (Mary Callahan)
Carnival Sun (Brian's GirlFriend)
Blessings (Jennifer Foster)
Big Hit (Keiko Nishi)
Check out...
Curiously, I've been unable to find any dedicated sites for the lovely lady!
If you know of one, please let me know and I'll list it!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Icon of the Golden Age of Comics: The Face

As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Atomic Kommie Comics™ is both introducing a NEW line of Lost Heroes of the Golden Age of Comics™ collectibles, Icons of the Golden Age of Comics, AND thanking our kool kustomers and blogwatchers for their unswerving support!

We're posting the newest link only here on this blog to a special storefront to enable those who click on it to buy items at discount from today until July 13th!
Save up to 50% per item on this horrible hero ...
The Face Icon
PLUS: Each Monday, we'll be listing one or two MORE Icons ALSO at discount for a week before being offered to the general public at regular prices!
(We show the normal prices next to the item titles on these special pages)

Perfect for streetwear, beachwear and / or conventionwear!

And don't forget to buy Alex Ross' Project SuperPowers, to see him in action as Mr. Face!

Sunday, July 5, 2009

SuperPowers Sunday

For the next few Sundays, we're going to present the updated designs of the Project SuperPowers characters by Alex Ross along with links to a couple of Squidoo pages of background info and links about the series and characters...
Alex Ross' Project SuperPowers
(featuring characters who've been cover-featured)
Alex Ross' Project SuperPowers Strikes Again!
(featuring the other characters)

In addition, you can find Atomic Kommie Comics™ kool kollectibles emblazoned with the ORIGINAL 1940s classic cover art featuring these characters...
Captain Future
Cat-Man (now Man-Cat) & Kitten
Dynamic Man
Fighting Yank
The Flame
HydroMan (now called Hydro)
Major Victory
The Owl
Silver Streak
StrongMan
The Target & Targeteers
at
Lost Heroes of the Golden Age of Comics™!
(unfortunately, The Woman in Red was never cover-featured, so there's no goodies featuring her...yet!)

And don't forget to buy the Project SuperPowers comics including Black Terror, Death Defying 'Devil, Masquerade, and Project SuperPowers Volume 2!
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