Is Summer Over Yet? Great Stuff Coming This Fall

I know that it’s still the middle of August but I can’t stop thinking about Fall! I’m tired of everything about Summer – the heat, the reruns, the kids home all day. It’s not just that I’m tired of Summer, but I’m also really looking forward to all the great things coming this Fall. Here’s what I’m most looking forward to:

1. New (good) TV shows – Now, don’t get me wrong – there are a few good shows on during the Summer. I love Dark Matters and, of course, Shark Week, but for the most part TV during the warm-weathered months is pretty lame. I am really looking forward to the series premiere of The CW’s Arrow (Wednesday, Oct. 10th) as well as season 3 of The Walking Dead (Sunday, Oct. 14th). But what I’m MOST looking forward to is the 5th and final season of Fringe (Friday, Sept. 28th).

2. Trading Cards and Comics – there is a lot happening in the world of comics and trading cards this Fall. Cryptozoic will be releasing The Big Bang Theory Seasons 3 & 4 Trading Cards at the end of September and The Walking Dead Season 2 Cards at the end of October. If you missed my post the other day on TWD Trading Cards you can get a preview of those here.

As far as comics, Marvel is launching their Marvel NOW! initiative beginning in October, though the one I’m most interested in is Deadpool, which hits stores in November. I also have high hopes for IDW’s Bedlam as well as Image Comics’ Happy, written by Grant Morrison.

3. Toys, toys and more toys - I’ve mentioned before that I’m a total shopoholic and I’m always on the lookout for cool toys and fun collectibles and there is never a better time for new toys than around the holidays. Entertainment Earth has over 400 new items listed for October and almost 500 coming in November! Here are a few of my favorites:

The Big Bang Theory Soft Kitty Sweater

Back to the Future II Delorean

Star Trek Nemesis USS Enterprise E Ship

Did I mention that I’m dreaming of a Pumpkin Spice Latte while I’m writing this? Only another month or so, right? What are you most looking forward to this Fall?