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    Wednesday September 25, 2013
  • "Voltron" and "Robotech" Crossover Comic Scheduled for December

    Project to be introduced at New York Comic Con

    Voltron and Robotech meet in an upcoming comic series, co-written by Tommy Yune, set to be released by Dynamite comics starting in December. More after the jump.

  • Tuesday July 16, 2013
  • Classics Collide in "Robotech/Voltron" Comic Crossover

    Americanized versions of anime legends meet for the first time in upcoming series

    Anime fans who grew up in the '80s tend to have fond memories of Robotech (originally Macross, Genesis Climber Mospeada, and Super Dimension Century Southern Cross) and Voltron (originally Beast King GoLion). Now, the heroes and villains of these classic sci-fi epics will meet for the first time in an upcoming Dynamite Comics crossover series! More details after the jump!

  • Monday March 6, 2012
  • VIDEO: Dancin' Voltron Featured in MetLife Ad

    Robot Does...the Robot!

    In Japan, Voltron is all but forgotten. But in the USA, he’s cartoon royalty. This was confirmed yesterday when Voltron showed up in MetLife’s Super Bowl ad alongside Scooby-Doo, the Jetsons, and the Charlie Brown gang. Now, MetLife has released a new “behind the scenes” clip featuring the famed robot...doing the robot! Watch it after the jump!

  • Thursday January 19, 2012
  • Dynamite To Publish "Voltron: Year One" Comic

    New Voltron comic series to tell back story of famously ill-fated mecha pilot Sven

    Dynamite Entertainment have announced that they will be building on the success of their recent Voltron series with a second, prequel comic. The planned ongoing Voltron: Year One starts in April, but you can get info and cover pics now by reading on!

  • Thursday December 15, 2011
  • First Issue of Dynamite's "Voltron" Comic Sells Out

    Debut Issue With Weird Plot Twist Receives Second Printing

    Dynamite Entertainment has announced that the first issue of their Voltron comic, which hit shops last week, has sold out, and the publisher is printing a second run of the series based on the localization of mecha anime GoLion. More after the jump.

  • Friday December 2, 2011
  • Dynamite Entertainment's Voltron Comic Preview

    Lion Mech Action Comes To American Comics

    Next Wednesday, Galaxy Alliance and the Voltron Force's war against King Zarkon’s brutal regime opens a new front in the comic shop. The first of Dynamite Entertainment's Voltron comic debuts December 7, 2011 for $3.99 with Brandon Thomas writing and Ariel Padilla on art. Check out an early look after the jump.

  • Thursday November 17, 2011
  • VIDEO: THQ's "Voltron" Game Trailer

    Kick RoBeast Butt Starting November 29th

    Voltron: Defender of the Universe will be extending his mecha lion controlled protectorate to XBox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network on November 29th, courtesy of a new downloadable game from THQ. Check out the trailer after the jump.

  • Friday October 21, 2011
  • Meowtron: Defender of the Universe!

    Amazing photo collage of Voltron...made out of cats

    We’re not really sure what could have inspired the artist known as Kube to create a photo collage tribute to robot anime legend Voltron out of pictures of pussycats. But we’re definitely glad it happened. Gawk at the full size piece in shock and awe after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 12, 2011
  • VIDEO: Live-Action "Voltron: The End" Short

    Is it really the end for the Defender of the Universe?

    With a new comic and hints of a live-action movie, Voltron has re-entered the spotlight in a big way.  YouTube filmmaker Alex Albrecht has put together a fan film that gives a haunting emotional weight to the series that we never got to see before.  Check out the excellently-made Voltron: The End after the jump!

  • Tuesday October 11, 2011
  • Writer Outlines New "Voltron" Comic

    Comic Series to Premiere in December

    Retailer news site ICV2 recently spoke to Brandon Thomas, writer on Dynamite Entertainment's Voltron comic series, scheduled to launch in December. Thomas discussed his background as a comic writer and child of the '80s, the violent nature of the original Beast King GoLion anime, and how the comic will differ from the Voltron Force cartoon. More after the jump.

  • Thursday September 22, 2011
  • Dynamite to Launch Voltron Comic in December

    Alex Ross Provides Covers

    Comic publisher Dynamite has announced plans to release a series based on Voltron: Defender of the Universe, the American localization of mecha anime Beast King GoLion, in December.  Painter Alex Ross will provide the covers while Brandon Thomas writes the series.  More after the jump.

  • Tuesday August 9, 2011
  • XBox Offers Voltron Avatar Items

    21 Voltron Accessories For Your Xbox Avatar

    The XBox avatar marketplaces has begun offering 21 virtual accessories based on combining mecha lion anime Voltron: Defender of the Universe.  Check them out after the jump.

  • Friday July 22, 2011
  • Another Voltron Film Launch to be Attempted

    Relativity Media Options Voltron Film Rights

    The complicated history of attempts to produce a big screen version of the Voltron localization of combining mech anime Beast King GoLion has taken another turn with Relativity Media optioning rights.  Check out the details after the jump.

  • Monday July 18, 2011
  • Voltron: Defender of the Universe Videogame Trailer Released

    Plus details like five player online co-op

    IGN grabbed an exclusive look at the new Voltron videogame from THQ before its appearance at Comic-con in San Diego. Hit the jump for the trailer and release info!

  • Tuesday July 12, 2011
  • Video Preview Shows off Comic-Con 2011 Voltron Toy

    Complete with blazing sword!

    Fans of the original Voltron: Defender of the Universe TV series will want to keep their peepers peeled at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, which will be home to an exclusive six-inch Voltron toy. Check out the video preview after the jump.