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Murderabilia and True Crime Collecting

Murderabilia and True Crime Collecting looks in depth at the collectible world of Murderabilia and delves closely into the cultural impact of murderer and serial killer culture in contemporary society. Through interviews with some of the world’s most prolific and notorious murderers and serial killers this book discusses their point of view on serial killer artwork and crafts being freely available in the public domain and the issues that exist between killer, collector and victim. Featuring exclusive interviews with: Dennis Nilsen, Wayne Lo, Ian Brady, Joel Rifkin, Nico Claux and many more. Also including artwork from: John Wayne, Danny Rolling, Ottis Toole, Issei Sagawa, plus lots of images of some of the most unusual crafts and memorabilia affiliated with some of the most infamous killers of our time. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in, Murderabilia, true crime and serial killer culture. “Murderabilia and True Crime Collecting is the definitive book on the subject of Murderabilia and related serial killer culture”.

SDCC 2019: Funko Debuts Pop! Pins Line

Apparently, vinyl figures, pencil toppers, keychains, and cereal just wasn’t enough variety for Funko. Get your wallet ready, because the company just debuted a new line of enamel pins at Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC).

The first design in this Pop! Pins line is the Golden Freddy Idol. This design will only be available through Funko social media giveaways, and from the Funko Funkast team at special conventions and events.

Some fans on Twitter were a bit confused by this announcement because Funko already produces some enamel pins of characters that are inspired by the company’s Funko Pop! designs. The difference between the existing pins and these new ones seems to be the size. This Freddy pin is described on the Funko site as “the height of a Pop! figure,” which would put it just

Read more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/sdcc-funko-pop-pins/

SDCC: Funko Debuts Pop! Pins Line

Apparently, vinyl figures, pencil toppers, keychains, and cereal just wasn’t enough variety for Funko. Get your wallet ready, because the company just debuted a new line of enamel pins at Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC).

The first design in this Pop! Pins line is the Golden Freddy Idol. This design will only be available through Funko social media giveaways, and from the Funko Funkast team at special conventions and events.

Some fans on Twitter were a bit confused by this announcement, because Funko already produces some enamel pins of characters that are inspired by their Funko Pop! designs. The difference between the existing pins and these new ones seems to be the size. This Freddy pin is described on the Funko site as “the height of a Pop! figure,” which would put it just under 4 inches tall. Funko’s

Read more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/sdcc-funko-pop-pins/

Stolen Super Bowl Rings Recovered After Alleged Thief Tries to Sell Them to Shop on Pawn Stars

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Two Super Bowl rings have been recovered after the alleged thief attempted to sell them to the shop featured on the popular show Pawn Stars.

Back in February retired two-time Super Bowl champion Mark May, who following his career worked as an analyst on ESPN, noticed his beloved rings had gone missing

Read more at: https://people.com/crime/stolen-super-bowl-rings-recovered-alleged-thief-selling-them-pawn-stars/

Your guide to a full day in the East Village

If you’ve gone to the East Village for a night out, you know it has a certain energy. On any given night, you’ll find groups of New Yorkers milling around, music pouring out of restaurants and cafes, and shops open late.

The neighborhood, which used to be considered part of the Lower East Side before it was rebranded in the mid-20th century when beatniks and the city’s artists migrated there, is bound by the Bowery and Third Avenue to the west, 14th Street to the north and Houston Street to the south.

And while the grit and the edge that once characterized the East Village is being washed away by the influx of higher-end restaurants and retail stores, its history as the birthplace of punk music, a haven for artists, and a home to immigrants, lives on. 

SDCC 2019: Coop’s Handmade By Robots Collectibles

Today, as part of its Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) panel, Entertainment Earth unveiled a new collectibles line from geeky goods company The Coop. And here at the Pop Insider, we have the first online images to share. Called “Handmade By Robots” these super cute collectibles are inspired by Japanese “Amigurumi” — small, knit or crocheted stuffed toys.

The line will kick off with some classic Ghostbusters characters in honor of the movie’s anniversary. He is available for online preorder ($11.95) now from Entertainment Earth, with a wide release in September.

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But the Marshmallow Man isn’t alone: Slimer is joining the line, too! He’ll be available with the rest of the line this fall.Slimer

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Read more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/handmade-by-robots-reveal/

Your guide to a full day in the East Village

If you’ve gone to the East Village for a night out, you know it has a certain energy. On any given night, you’ll find groups of New Yorkers milling around, music pouring out of restaurants and cafes, and shops open late.

The neighborhood, which used to be considered part of the Lower East Side before it was rebranded in the mid-20th century when beatniks and the city’s artists migrated there, is bound by the Bowery and Third Avenue to the west, 14th Street to the north and Houston Street to the south.

And while the grit and the edge that once characterized the East Village is being washed away by the influx of higher-end restaurants and retail stores, its history as the birthplace of punk music, a haven for artists, and a home to immigrants, lives on. 

Marvel Merch: Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary Line

In case you missed it, Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. To celebrate, Hasbro used figures from its Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary line to create comic book cover images featuring characters such as Iron Man, Thor, Storm, Colossus, and more.

The covers featuring X-Men figures will be available this week at Comic-Con International: San Diego (SDCC) during giveaway sessions at the Hasbro booth (No. 3213) on Friday at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday at 4:30 p.m. There are four posters in total to collect. When put together, they create this large poster.

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The Marvel Legends 80th Anniversary figures will be available for preorder on Thursday, July 18.

Check out the additional posters below!

captain americaRead more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/marvel-80th-legends-comic-book-covers/

Book Bonanza brings bibliophiles back to Berkshire Mall for second year.

Isabella Morales could barely lift the stack of Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew mystery books she retrieved from the shelves Friday at Berks Book Bonanza.

“I like the mystery and excitement,” said Isabella, who’s 14, of Fleetwood. “I like to play along and solve the mystery.”

The popularity of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew books continues to appeal to youngsters like Isabella, who hopes someday be a published mystery writer.

The Hardy Boys series began in 1927 and Nancy Drew books followed in 1930.

Bibliophiles like Isabella showed up in droves Friday morning for the 30th Berks Book Bonanza in the former The Gap store in Berkshire Mall, Wyomissing.

“We opened at 10 a.m., and they were already lining up at 9 a.m.,” said Vicki Steinberg, volunteer Book Bonanza coordinator.

The sale of an estimated 80,000 used books and DVDs continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.. It concludes with the annual $5 bag

Read more at: https://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/book-bonanza-brings-bibliophiles-back-to-berkshire-mall-for-second-year

‘My Little Pony: The Retro Show’ Coming to YouTube

My Little Pony is taking Throwback Thursday to a new level with two retro-inspired launches today.

The first is a new YouTube series called “My Little Pony: The Retro Show.” The episodes feature ’80s- and ’90s-inspired My Little Pony videos. Check out the first video below. It’s a “Pop Up Pony” video, which goes behind the scenes of a music video from the original series. This one features the song “From the Sun.”

The My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic characters have also gone back in time for a new set of Amazon-exclusive MLP collectibles (pictured above). The collection includes the Mane 6 — Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, and Rarity — redesigned to resemble the My Little Pony design from the ’80s. Each figure stands 3 inches tall, featuring a reimagined cutie mark

Read more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/my-little-pony-retro/

My Little Pony Goes Retro in New YouTube Series and

My Little Pony is taking Throwback Thursday to a new level with two retro-inspired launches today.

The first is a new YouTube series called “My Little Pony: The Retro Show.” The episodes feature ’80s- and ’90s-inspired My Little Pony videos. Check out the first video below. It’s a “Pop Up Pony” video, which goes behind the scenes of a music video from the original series. This one features the song “From the Sun.”

The My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic characters have also gone back in time for a new set of Amazon-exclusive MLP collectibles (pictured above). The collection includes the Mane 6 — Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Fluttershy, Rainbow Dash, and Rarity — redesigned to resemble the My Little Pony design from the ’80s. Each figure stands 3 inches tall, featuring a reimagined cutie mark

Read more at: https://thepopinsider.com/news/new-products/my-little-pony-retro/