This autumn the UK is getting a new Blu-Ray release of the first Silent Hill movie in a steelbook case. Release is set for September 29. You can already preorder this edition for £20 at Zavii.com – free UK Delivery on all orders.
Today at WonderCon 2014 in Anaheim, IDW Publishing has shared some information about its new projects to be released this fall and beyond. A future lineup includes the new Silent Hill comic, titled Silent Hill Downpour: Anne's Story, written by Tom Waltz with artwork by Tristan Jones. Issue #1 will be releasing on August 20 for $3.99. Recently, Tristan has published some fresh sketches done for the comic.
You can find further images of the upcoming comic in our gallery.
A Silent Hill Story: Lost Days
A short fan film "A Silent Hill Story: Lost Days" based on Silent Hill 2 by Brett Driver & Theron Patrick.
Gecco Announces New Distributors
After their infamous cooperation experience with ToyMunkey Gecco have published a list of their new distributors outside Japan:
- Diamond Comics Distributors Inc. (USA)
- Kolektakon LLC (USA)
- Abysse Corp (France)
- Fantasiland (Italy)
- HEO GmbH (Germany)
- ILOVETOYZ, INC (South Korea)
- The Falcon's Hangar (Singapore)
You can pre-order the figures now at the following prices:
- Heather – $138
- Robbie (pink/blue) – $128
The release date for all statues outside of Japan is May 2014.
The Silent Hill Band, lead by composer Akira Yamaoka and including Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Troy Baker and Joe Romersa, will be performing at San Japan, Japanese culture and anime convention in San Antonio, Texas. The concert will take place on July 19th, 2014 at the Henry B. Gonzales convention center. More information about registration and ticket prices is available on the convention's site.
Update: Joe Romersa and Troy Baker have announced that they won't be able to take part in the concert.
Do you want more Silent Hill figures? A Japanese company FREEing in association with Max Factory thinks so and has announced today at Wonder Festival 2014 Winter in Tokyo two new figmas: Red Pyramid Thing and Bubble Head Nurse from Silent Hill 2. The figma is a Japanese highly articulated action figure sold with various accessories such as exchangeable faces, hands and other optional parts. We don't have a lot of photos currently, however the products seem to be officially licensed by Konami. Figmas should become available for purchase this year. Further updates will follow.