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Rick and Morty Roll the Dice with Dungeons & Dragons in upcoming comic

Announced today at C2E2, IDW, in partnership with Oni Press, is bringing two of the most popular properties in the world, Adult Swim’s hit series Rick and Morty and Dungeons & Dragons, together in a brand-new four-issue comic book series. Taking the reins of these two iconic properties is the superstar creative team of writers Patrick Rothfuss (The Kingkiller Chronicles) and Jim Zub (The Avengers, Wayward) along with Eisner-nominated artist Troy Little (Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas).

Debuting this August, the mini-series will throw Rick and Morty into a high-fantasy adventure blended with the wit, humor, and intelligence the show is widely celebrated for.

“I love Rick and Morty with a powerful love, and I’ve played D&D since the 5th grade,” said Patrick Rothfuss. “So when they approached me about writing a story with both of them together? That’s some serious you-got-chocolate-in-my-peanut butter $#!& right there. I’m in. I’m all the way in. I’m gettin’ that chocolate all up in the peanut butter. Like, deep in. All the way in. It’s going to be sticky and delicious.”

In this summer’s biggest comic book crossover, Morty goes to Rick for help to learn about Dungeons & Dragons, the game all the cool kids at his school are playing; naturally, things go horribly wrong as Rick, Morty, and the whole Smith family find themselves on an epic quest with no escape in sight.

“The Dungeons & Dragons crew is letting Pat and I open a Pandora’s Box of insane adventure material and iconic creatures from the granddaddy of all tabletop role-playing games,” said Jim Zub. “I wish I could say we’ll take good care of it, but, the simple truth is, this is Rick and Morty we’re talking about. No fantasy world or otherworldly plane of existence is safe.”

Each issue will feature variant covers that fans of both series will love, including character sheets, and more! Dungeons & Dragons comics from IDW by Jim Zub are available now wherever books are sold. Oni Press’s Rick and Morty comics are also available where comics and books are sold.

Rick & Morty Spaceship & Garage Construction Set Review AKA The Rage

Matthew and Andrea wrap up their extensive look at the Rick & Morty construction sets, finishing with the largest set – The Spaceship and Garage Large Construction Set . Note the optimism and smiles at the start of the video. Those won’t make it to the end. Neither did our souls. Mostly Andrea’s soul….

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Smith Garage Rack Construction Set Review

I’m Mr. Meeseeks! Look at me! Look at this video review of McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Smith Garage Rack Construction Set! I’m Mr. Meeseeks!

Don’t worry, I don’t do that much in this review… at least after the first minute or two when Andrea got so mad that she was going to stab me with the TIE Fighter in the background. So don’t be a Jerry – watch this review.

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Scary Terry Construction Set Review

You can run, but you can’t hide from our review of McFarlane Toys “Rick & Morty” Scary Terry construction set review. And as a bonus, here is our interview with the voice actor behind Scary Terry, Jess Harnell, who talks about the role and if we might see a return of this character in the future.

McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Ants in My Eyes Johnson Construction Set Review

You’ve got to have ants in your eyes to not watch our review of McFarlane Toys “Rick and Morty” Ants in My Eyes Johnson Electronics’ construction set. Is this deal a scorcher or will you feel all the pain that Ants in My Eyes Johnson can’t if you buy this? Find out in this video.

McFarlane Toys “Rick & Morty” the Discreet Assassin Construction Set Review

Oooh weee! Welcome to the first episode of many as we review McFarlane Toys construction sets of everyone’s favorite intoxicated scientist and his nebbish sidekick, Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty” on Cartoon Network.

In episode one, we check out the Discreet Assassin Construction Set, featuring Krombopulos Michael ( #KMichaelKills).

Kidrobot & Adult Swim Release Collectible Rick and Morty 7-inch Vinyl Figure

Kidrobot, the world’s premiere designer and online retailer of limited edition art toys and apparel has partnered with Adult Swim to release a new collector figure based on the hit show, Rick and Morty.

Wubba Lubba Dub Dubbs! Adult Swim and Kidrobot present the collectible Rick and Morty Medium Figure. Featuring everyone’s favorite familial inter-dimensional travelers Rick and Morty, a portal and bureaucratic bug, this squanchy figure clocks in at 7 inches tall.

The collectible Rick and Morty figure will be available for order on Kidrobot.com and in select retailers on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 at 10am MST. The Rick and Morty figure will retail for a price of $49.99.

“As fans of the show, Kidrobot was honored to partner with Rick and Morty on this deluxe vinyl interpretation of one of their portal jumping adventures,” said Allen Richardson, Vice President of Product and Marketing at Kidrobot. “Now throughout 2017, Kidrobot and Adult Swim fans can enjoy an entire collection of Kidrobot x Adult Swim designs true to the shows fans know and love.”

Along with the new Rick and Morty figure series, fans can also enjoy additional Kidrobot x Adult Swim items including medium figures and mini series launching throughout 2017.

Hey California! Check out this Kidrobot x Adult Swim x 3DRetro Toy Release Party & Signing

Kidrobot has partnered with art toy and collectible store, 3DRetro, for an official Adult Swim mini series release party and signing event this Friday, April 28th, 2017 6pm-11pm PDT at 3DRetro in Glendale, California.

The fan event celebrates the release of the new collector figures based around several of Adult Swim’s hit series. The release will include the new medium sized Rick and Morty figure as well as the new Adult Swim Blind Box Mini Figures which features characters from Rick & Morty, Venture Brothers, Samurai Jack, Fish Center, Robot Chicken, Squidbillies, the smash viral hit Too Many Cooks and everyone’s cult favorite mobile game Robot Unicorn Attack.

Cast and creators from Rick and Morty, Robot Chicken and other special guests from Adult Swim will be on hand during the event to sign figures for fans!

The collectible Adult Swim Blind Box Mini Series will be available for order on Kidrobot.com and in select retailers on Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 10am MST.

Toy Line “The Worst” Will Be Made Into an Animated TV Series by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios and Super7

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the award winning animation studio behind “Robot Chicken,” “SuperMansion” starring Bryan Cranston, and the upcoming Netflix series “Buddy Thunderstruck”, and San Francisco based toy and apparel company Super7 announced today at Toy Fair in New York that they are teaming to develop an all new animated television series based on Super7’s popular toy line “The Worst.”

There are good guys. There are bad guys. And then there are…“The Worst”! Created in 2016 as a standalone toy line, “The Worst” began with Super7 looking back historically at their favorite franchises and finding that the best (or worst) characters in any given series were usually the villains. With that in mind, “The Worst” grew into an all new line of characters that were the best of the worst, and became an overnight hit with collectors, immediately selling out limited run action figures within days of release.

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In the dead of night, “The Worst” are unleashed! The most villainously vile vermin ever assembled lurk in the shadows and plot their evil deeds. What’s the Worst that could happen? Definitely do not expect them to play nice! “The Worst” are the meanest of the mean and the baddest of the bad – simply put, they are the Worst bad guys ever! Their unholy alliance (all of whom will be title characters in the new animated series) features:

Black Falcon – Undead Warlord of Doom
Robot Reaper – Robotic Harbinger of Death
X-2 the Unknown – Mysterious Shadow Assassin
Gas Phantom – Ethereal Specter of Evil
Batula – Bat Prince of Darkness
Snake Tut – Serpent God of Destruction

Super7 Founder Brian Flynn said, “We are really excited about the opportunity to share ‘The Worst’ ideas we have ever had with the world. Starting with toys, and now moving into animation, we look forward to having worse ideas with even worse partners to create ‘The Worst’ animation ever.”

“Being the nerds of nostalgia that we are, we were all in as soon as we saw the art on the packaging for ‘The Worst’ figures.  What could be better than awesome heavy metal inspired art with action figures that only have 5 points of articulation?  Answer?  A cartoon!” said Stoopid Buddy Stoodios co-founder John Harvatine IV.

Led by founders and partners Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Eric Towner, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is well known for its Emmy Award-winning stop motion sketch comedy television series “Robot Chicken” which recently aired its eighth season, created and executive produced by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root for Adult Swim. The team is currently in production on a new special themed to “The Walking Dead” that will premiere in 2017.

They are also the brains behind Sony Crackle’s hugely successful “SuperMansion” starring Bryan Cranston, Yvette Nicole Brown, Keegan-Michael Key and Chris Pine. Season 2 began streaming on February 16.

Most recently, they were responsible for Netflix’s new stop-motion children’s series “Buddy Thunderstruck” in collaboration with American Greetings Entertainment. The highly anticipated show will begin streaming on March 10.