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George Lucas has sold Star Wars to Disney

George Lucas has sold Lucasfilm to Disney for $4 billion. And the even bigger news is that there are going to be more Star Wars films. Wow, I don’t think anyone saw that coming. George Lucas has been saying for years that he is done with Star Wars movies but I always took that with [...]

Star Wars Photo Fun

City Centre Comics open a new shop

          There’s nothing like a good comic shop to get lost in and one of Glasgows best have just opened a new one. City Centre Comics have been in Glasgow for years. They were at one point in the back of Forbidden Planet and have for the last few years been [...]

Man of Steel Teaser Trailer

If you’ve seen the fantastic Dark Knight Rise you will have also been treated to the Man of Steel teaser trailer. My first impression was wow, this looks good. It looks like we’re going to get a more realistic take on Superman. Here’s the trailer below.

Movie Costume Comparisons – Spiderman

Welcome back to the BangZap Movie Costume Comparisons series of blogs where we try to answer the big questions. Todays question is. Who’s Spiderman suit is cooler? Spiderman has been the recent recipient of a reboot. Sounds painful. In the new Spiderman film out this week we get to see Spideys origin all over again. [...]

Glasgow Comic Con – Day 2 Photos

Glasgow Comic Con is over for another year and it may have been the best yet. This was our first time having a stall at a convention and we loved it. We brought along lots of new and old toys but a few toys in particular seemed to get everyone’s attention. Mainly the vintage Star [...]

Today at Glasgow Comic Con

What a fantastic first day at Glasgow Comic Con. I’m pretty tired but it was well worth it. There were lots and lots of comics of which I hardly had a chance to go through. I’ll get a chance to remedy that tomorrow. I was behind the BangZap stand for most of the day but [...]

Movie Costume Comparisons – The Batman

Welcome to the first installment of movie costume comparisons. We are in the golden age of superhero movies. So much so that we are now seeing revamps of the same characters that were only in the cinemas a few years ago. This summer we have updated versions of Spiderman, Batman and Judge Dredd hitting screens so [...]

The Batman Trailer We Deserve

It’s official. I am excited as one man can be about another man dressing up as a bat. Its Batman season again folks and this year we’re going to catch us a big one.

Glasgow Comic Con is On!

BangZap Toys will be at this years Glasgow Comic Convention which is taking place at the Mackintosh Church Arts and Heritage Centre on Sat 30th June and Sunday 1st July. There are some excellent speakers lined up from the world of comics and there will lots of comics and toy dealers in attendance.