Shut Up & Take My Money: July 29th

Greeting fellow movie watchers and comic book collectors. 

Are you looking for a new flick to watch or new comics to read? 

Check out this week’s latest releases! 


Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXX


For those of you who have one (or possibly 30 now) of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 collections, please skip to the third paragraph. 

Welcome new friends. You’ve heard about this show, possibly read an article in a magazine or seen it referenced on some other show you watch: but what exactly is it? Basically, it’s a show about a guy and his two robot friends aboard a space ship who are forced to watch old, cheesy movies by mad scientists. To get through it, they make wisecracks during the movies, a comic call-and-response. It was on TV for ten years. There’s a feature film, too. That’s the gist of it. You know enough now. Read on.

Okay, we’re back on for four more of you know what, with you know who getting all kinds of nutty. Enjoy. 

Titles Include: 

The Black Scorpion

Outlaw (Of Gor) 

The Projected Man

It Lives By Night

Special Features

-Stinger Of Death: Making The Black Scorpion
-Writer of Gor: The novels of John Norman 
-Director of Gor: On Set with John Bud Cardos 
-Producer of Gor: Adventures With Harry Alan Towers
-Shock To The System: Creating The Projected Man
-Extended Trailer for ‘The Frank’ Music Video
-4 Exclusive Mini-Posters By Artist Steve Vance

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John Vernon (CHAINED HEAT, National Lampoon’s ANIMAL HOUSE) and Samantha Eggar (THE BROOD, THE EXTERMINATOR)star in this horror classic from the golden age of the slasher genre. 

A group of women gather for a weekend casting call at the secluded mansion of director Jonathan Stryker (Vernon). He’s searching for the perfect woman to play the role of the crazed character Audra, and these women are just dying for the chance to play her! Stryker’s last star, Samantha Sherwood(Eggar), is so determined to get the part, she committed herself to an asylum to prepare for the role. Unfortunately for all, a crazed killer in a disgusting hag mask is viciously murdering everyone, one by one. Who will survive the final curtain call?

Lovingly re-mastered in 2K resolution from original vault materials virtually untouched for over 30 years, CURTAINS makes its high-definition world premiere from Synapse Films. 

Special Features: 

The Ultimate Nightmare: The Making Of Curtains – Retrospective
New 5.1 Surround Remix
Audio Commentary With Stars Lesleh Donaldson & Lynne Griffin
Audio Interviews With Producer Peter R. Simpson And Star Samantha Eggar
Theatrical Trailer

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Classics 


Break out the pizza and relive America’s favorite turtle-action when Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Classics comes out of its shell and onto DVD July 29 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Fun for the whole family, the collection includes the “Top 10” rated episodes by fans as found on  Perfectly timed to the new theatrical release of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the 30th anniversary of the entire TMNT saga, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Cowabunga Classics DVD is complete with bodacious bonus features.

Multiple dimensions, and formidable foes – the shell-busting “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” were always ready with their green-machine justice! Relive 10 classic fan-favorite episodes featuring Raphael™, Donatello™, Michelangelo™ and Leonardo™ as they battle archenemies from this dimension and beyond in their continuing mission to keep the world safe. Grab a slice of “Cowabunga” and travel back to the sewers of this mutant-packed series!

·       Planet of the Turtleoids – Season 5
·       Night of the Rogues – Season 7
·       Cowabunga Shredhead – Season 3
·       Superhero for a Day – Season 4
·       Turtles at the Earth’s Core – Season 3
·       Curse of the Evil Eye – Season 2
·       The Turtles and the Hare – Season 4
·       The Big Blow Out – Season 3
·       My Brother, The Bad Guy – Season 5
·       Shredder & Splintered – Season 1 

·       The Turtles: A Ninjatastic Look Back
·       Exclusive Artist Interviews
·       A Shellabration of Fan-Nomenon Sensation: Devoted and Die-Hard TMNT Fans Speak!

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The Walking Dead Volume 21: All Out War Part 2 


The World we knew is gone. The world of commerce and frivolous necessity has been replaced by a world of survival and responsibility. An epidemic of apocalyptic proportions has swept the globe, causing the dead to rise and feed on the living. In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to start living. Alexandria has been destroyed. Can Rick rally the other communities against Negan’s army? This second part of the game-changing “All Out War” story arc collects The Walking Dead #121-126.

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A glorious Hardcover collection of CHEW #31-#40 with all the fixin’s. Anthony and Antonelle Chu are fraternal twins. Tony and Toni. Each with their an extraordinary, albeit diametrically opposed, ability. Tony is Cibopathic, able to get psychic sensations of the past of anything he bites into or ingests. Toni is Cibovoyant, able to flash onto a vision of the future of any living thing she bit into or ingested. Tony is alive. Toni is dead. Toni has been murdered. Tony has vowed to catch her killer. Toni is going to help. Presenting a new storyline of the New York Times Best Selling, Harvey and multiple Eisner Award-winning series about cops, crooks, cooks, cannibals, and clairvoyants. Collects issues 31-40.

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Strange Suspense: The Steve Ditko Archives Vol. 1 


Before Spider-Man and Dr. Strange, the legendary comic book artist Steve Ditko was conjuring all manners of horrors at his drawing table. In his first two years in the industry (1953 and 1954), Ditko drew tales of macabre suspense that were not yet hobbled by the imminent Comics Code Authority (adopted in October 1954). These stories featured graphic bloodshed, dismemberment and blood-curdling acid baths as the ugly end to the lives of the dark and twisted inhabitants of Steve Ditko’s imagination. Strange Suspense features spectacular full-color reprints of every story from those first two years of his career. Full-color illustrations throughout

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Stuck in a boring office job. Living with a deadbeat flatmate. Surviving from payday to payday. Relentlessly pursued by giant monsters. Liam’s got the talent to take his musical ambition further and escape everything, if only he could gain the confidence to stare down his inner Bad. When his psychedelic therapy visions burst forth into flesh, Liam must face them, and himself, before more than just his dreams are stomped flat… After ten years working days in animation, and nights on the mini-comix and gig poster scene, ‘Awkwood’ is Jase Harper’s long awaited feature length graphic novel debut.

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George Romero’s Empire of the Dead: Act One


Zombie godfather George Romero unleashes his next undead epic – as an all-new Marvel comic! Welcome to New York City years after the undead plague has erupted…but just because Manhattan has been quarantined, don’t think that everyone inside is safe! Not only do flesh-eaters roam Manhattan, but there’s another ancient predator that has taken a bloody bite out of the Big Apple: vampires rule the city! But who is plotting against the Mayor? Is there a zombie uprising afoot? Who is the firecracker known as Dixie Peach? And in the pit of the bloody Circus Maximus, can anything stop the unchained fury of the zombie gladiator known as Zanzibar? It’s zombies vs. vampires – with humans caught in the crossfire! 

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Before Two-Fisted Tales burst onto the scene in 1950, war comics were largely unsophisticated, focusing only on action and adventure—wartime propaganda, essentially. But under the editorial direction of Harvey Kurtzman—who also penned the majority of the stories therein—Two-Fisted Tales dared to examine all the horror and madness to be found on the battlefield. Collecting Two-Fisted Tales issues #30–#35 in fully remastered digital color.

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The truth about Veil leads even more eyes to focus on the strange young woman found wandering out of an empty subway tunnel. Passions run high around her as the body count increases, but is she just an object of desire—or a force to be reckoned with in her own right?

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Though they’ve offered Emily and the Strangers a seemingly awesome record deal, it’s beginning to look like Awesomely Awesome Records isn’t all they appear to be. Initial investigation shows they might have something to do with the stray cat situation in Emily’s hometown! The gang decides they have to investigate before they sign anything!

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Happy reading/watching folks! 


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