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Friday, April 16, 2021

L.A. Comic Con Micro Con 2021: TOMORROW Micro Con: VIP and Meet + Greets are almost sold out, GA is still available!



VIP and Digital Meet + Greets are almost sold out!

General Admission and All Access still available!

Every Micro Con ticket purchased includes a $15 Sideshow promo code!** and a digital wallet with NFT(s). That means, if you purchase a GA ticket, the ticket practically pays for itself!

Every ticket comes with...





Every ticket or meet + greet purchased for the event and/or digital meet + greets earns one of the five NFTs

Starting Saturday, you can earn an additional NFT at the Superfan Mall!*

Your best chance to own from NFTs this limited collection is by purchasing a ticket to tomorrow's show. You might not get another opportunity to get started in the world of digital currency and build your portfolio!



All meet + greet packages are still available, but they're going fast!

Featuring stars from titles such as X-Men: The Animated Series, My Hero Academia, Star Trek, True Blood, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, The Office, Gotham, Starship Troopers, and more!

All times displayed in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)



Sideshow is the premiere destination for high-end statues, figures, art, prop replicas, and collectibles inspired by pop culture. Their fully-licensed products feature characters from the realms of Marvel, Disney, DC, Warner Bros., and Lucasfilm, among others.

This Saturday, April 17th, Micro Con will be joining Sideshow from InCrowd Studios for a series of virtual booth tours throughout the day, giving fans a up-close and high-definition look at some of the latest creations from Sideshow and their partners.


The Booth Tours will focus on Sideshow HQ featuring new and upcoming collectibles from fan favorite pop culture worlds – including Star Wars™, Marvel, DC, Masters of the Universe, Power Rangers, and more!

AND, watch Titus Welliver, who you might recognize from Star Wars: The Mandalorian join in on a Sideshow booth tour! Last but not least, a special interview with the creative team behind Hulu’s Crossing Swords show!

Every Micro Con ticket purchased includes a $15 Sideshow promo code!** That means if you purchase a GA ticket, the ticket practically pays for itself!




Create an account or complete a purchase in the Superfan Mall to collect another NFT!

Shop the mall floors to discover unique vendors, exclusive products, and get the con-floor experience you've been craving! If you own a set of VR goggles, try them out while shopping to take your shopping experience to the next level!

Shop the vendors and explore to earn another collectible NFT!*

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*Each GA ticket, Meet + Greet, account creation or purchase within the Superfan Mall= 1 NFT

Each VIP ticket= 2 NFTs

All Access ticket= 3 NFTs

NFTs earned will be selected at random, so duplicates may be included.

NFTs will be deposited in a digital wallet to the purchaser on April 19th.

**Your purchase of a ticket to Micro Con 2021 includes $15 off Redemption of your discount to Sideshow can begin 48 hours after you’ve received your confirmed ticket purchase to Micro Con 2021. At the 48 hour mark, simply find your Order ID* in your Micro Con 2021 ticket purchase confirmation email and use it as your promo code toward an eligible purchase through Further details on promo code redemption and commonly asked questions can be found at

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Nightdive Studios and Valiant Entertainment Release Remastered Edition of SHADOW MAN for Windows PC

Nightdive Studios and Valiant Entertainment Release Remastered Edition of SHADOW MAN for Windows PC

Award-winning Comic Book Publisher and Indie Game Studio Partner on Multi-Platform Remaster of Classic Video Game Based on Popular Shadowman Comic Series
Vancouver, WA (April 15, 2021) - Independent video game publisher and remaster studio Nightdive Studios, in partnership with comic publisher Valiant Entertainment, is thrilled to announce today that their remastered edition of the classic action-adventure video game SHADOW MAN is now available for Windows PC. SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED is available now on Steam, GOG, and the Epic Game Store, with Nintendo Switch, Xbox, and PlayStation versions releasing later this year. 
SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED takes the cult-classic and brings it howling into 2021 with modern trappings like 4K widescreen and HDR support, anti-aliasing, and a host of other stunning improvements.
What do you get when you combine Voodoo mythology, an interdimensional war for the souls of humanity, and Jack the Ripper? SHADOW MAN… 

Watch the SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED launch trailer here:

Shadow Man is the brave and powerful supernatural hero who protects humanity from the sinister demons that lurk in the Deadside and spill into our world. The SHADOW MAN video game was originally developed by Acclaim Studios and published for the PC, PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and Dreamcast in 1999. Considered a “lost classic” for years, the PC version of the game was published again in its original form by Nightdive Studios in 2014. SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED was updated using Nightdive’s proprietary KEX engine which has been used to restore classic video games across all digital platforms including System Shock: Enhanced Edition, Turok, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, Blood: Fresh Supply, and Forsaken Remastered.
SHADOW MAN is the perfect franchise for the remaster team at Nightdive Studios,” said Stephen Kick, Nightdive’s CEO. “It has a dark, unique setting and is a cult-classic with a significant fan base. We’re extremely pleased with how the remaster turned out and can’t wait for players to jump back into the world of Michael LeRoi, joining his fight to keep Deadside at bay — this time in glorious 4K.”
“It’s a testament to the popularity of SHADOW MAN that we’re able to tell his story across two different mediums this month nearly three-decades after he was first introduced to the world,” said Russell Brown, President, Consumer Products, Valiant Entertainment. “Working with Nightdive to revitalize the classic SHADOW MAN game was a joy, and we’re so excited to welcome back existing fans of the game and comic book series, as well as introduce the franchise to newcomers.”

  • 4K widescreen support
  • No more jaggies thanks to anti-aliasing and other post-processing magic
  • A whole new visual experience with dynamic shadow mapping and per-pixel lighting
  • Never-before-seen content previously cut from the original game
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering to take full advantage of modern displays

SHADOW MAN: REMASTERED retails for 19.99 USD. A special launch-week promotion reduces this temporarily to 14.99 USD (25 percent off) at launch. Customers will also receive free digital comic copies of the original SHADOWMAN issue #1 (2018) and a preview of the upcoming SHADOWMAN issue #1 (2021). 
Valiant Entertainment is home to the third-largest connected universe in comics, behind only Marvel and DC, comprising over 2,000 characters. The SHADOWMAN comic book series relaunch from Valiant Entertainment begins on April 28, 2021. SHADOWMAN #1 will be available for purchase from comic book retail shops and online retailers.
About Nightdive Studios
Based in Vancouver, Washington, Nightdive Studios is a dedicated team of industry veterans committed to restoring the classic PC game titles of the past and making them accessible to a new generation of gamers. Hit titles from Nightdive Studios include System Shock 2, System Shock Enhanced Edition, Turok, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, and Forsaken Remastered. The team is currently working on the remaster of System Shock with an expected release date of 2020. More info can be found at the company’s website at or on Facebook at or via Twitter at @NightDiveStudio
About Valiant Entertainment
Valiant Entertainment, a subsidiary of DMG Entertainment, founded by Dan Mintz, is a leading character-based entertainment company that owns and controls the third most extensive library of superheroes behind Marvel and DC. With more than 80 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. For more information, visit Valiant on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and For Valiant merchandise and more, visit

Friday, April 9, 2021

L.A. Comic Con 2021: Full Micro Con Schedule, New Dates for Los Angeles Comic Con & More!


Full Micro Con Schedule Announced for NEXT SATURDAY!


Come to Micro Con on Saturday April 17th for an epic lineup* of panels and exclusive content!

Put on the PJs, grab the snacks, kick back and watch content featuring Giancarlo Esposito, Sideshow, SpongeBob Squarepants, Women of Sci-fi, Top Cow Productions, Legion M, and more. Secure your tickets today and we hope to see you virtually next Saturday morning!

*All times display reflect Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)

Announcing New Dates for Los Angeles Comic Con


We’re excited to share with you that we’ve finalized the dates for this year’s in-person Los Angeles Comic Con -- December 3-5, 2021. Seeing how 2021 is playing out, we believe the new December dates are more accessible than our current September ones for the largest number of fans, and yield the best chance of being able to host our most complete in-person show. We hope you join us in early December — And in the meantime, to get your con fix, join us at our first live + digital event, Micro Con, happening Saturday April 17th.

Virtual Meet & Greet Scheduled Announced


Plan out your schedule* and catch your favorite icons from the world of Pop Culture! This all-star lineup features stars from titles like X-Men: The Animated Series, My Hero Academia, Star Trek, True Blood, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, The Office, Gotham, Starship Troopers, and more!

*All start times display reflect Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)


Women of Sci-Fi just got better as Michelle Hurd joins the panel! Watch Rose McIver, Felicia Day, Michelle Hurd, and Kristin Bauer reflect on their careers in the male-dominated world of sci-fi. With big roles in series such as True Blood, Star Trek, The Guild, iZombie and more — this is a must-see panel!

AND to make this star-studded panel even better, you can catch Michelle, Kristin, and Felicia in Meet + Greet Alley right after!


Doors are almost ready to open at The Superfan Mall

As exhibitors and shops are rushing to set up their digital storefronts in our virtual shopping mall, we wanted to give you a sneak peak of what we've got cooking!

The Superfan Mall is segmented into 5 unique portals — Anime, Toys/Games and Collectibles, Comics, Pop Culture, and Artist Alley. Within these portals, you'll find amazing shops, exclusive products, and maybe a few surprises along the way.

There are two ways to view the platform: You can control your viewing angle with your mouse OR if you have access to a pair of VR goggles, you can fully immerse yourself in the shopping experience.

Keep a look out on social for more exciting updates leading up to our Micro Con on Saturday April 17th!


Best known for his role as Solomon Grundy in GothamDrew Powell is joining the Meet + Greet Alley lineup to participate in Virtual Meet + Greets on Saturday, April 17th!


In addition to the Women of Sci-fi panel, The Guild star Felicia Day will also be participating in Virtual Meet + Greets on Saturday, April 17th!


In addition to the Women of Sci-fi panel, True Blood star Kristin Bauer will also be participating in Virtual Meet + Greets on Saturday, April 17th!


In addition to the Women of Sci-fi panel, Star Trek: Picard star Michelle Hurd will also be participating in Virtual Meet + Greets on Saturday, April 17th!

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