Articles for January, 2007

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2007
wizkids4.gif January 31, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc. announced today the release of HorrorClix™: The Lab, the first expansion for the insanely popular HorrorClix collectable miniatures game (GMG). HorrorClix: The Lab combines bizarre creatures from across sci-fi horror worlds, including alien greys, dinosaurs, misshapen experiments and, of course, zombies!  The set also features exciting new plot…

 

by Jeff Cope
January 30, 2007
British_Flag.gif I’ve been buying toys from overseas for years. Until recently those purchases have consisted entirely of Japanese toys. I went through a Gundam kick around 2000 after seeing Bandai’s Gundam range on display at Toy Fair 2000. Of course, I’ve grown up with Godzilla and have picked up numerous Godzilla toys from importers over the…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
January 30, 2007
It’s been a little while. In my meager writing career, I’ve published a few short stories and a 26-part serial which was written under contract for a publication that never really got off the ground.  Long story.  None of them is my dream.  I’ve begun work on a novel.  Its publication is my dream.  Time…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2007
DSTNemesisGeordi.jpg The latest New York Comic Con exclusive from Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles LLLC (DST) is none other than the Star Trek: Nemesis Geordi La Forge action figure!  Available only from DST during the convention, this exclusive figure will be limited to only 1,701 pieces! Continuing the Star Trek: The Next Generation movie subset, La…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2007
MarvelZombies.jpg This just in from Diamond Select Toys:  From the best-selling Marvel Zombies mini-series comes this horror-filled interpretation of what can only be called the wedding of the century!  This nine-inch statue, based on the cover of Marvel Zombies #5, was sculpted by Rudy Garcia and is limited to 2,000 pieces – each featuring a hand-numbered…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2007
Just be glad it’s him not you! TOM CRUISE CRAZY!    Just in case you want to sing along!  Tom Cruise is so in love with Katie At least all his people tell him so And while he thinks that she’s a very special lady It’s probably not the way he’d choose to go And a lifetime of longing looks would cause…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2007
Clixcivil_war January 29, 2007 (SEATTLE) – WizKids Inc., creator of runaway hit games like HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main, announced today the Pirates at Ocean’s Edge constructible strategy game (CSG) set, which continues the mystical fantasy world of Pirates of Davy Jones Curse. Pirates at Ocean’s Edge features new sea monsters like titanic crabs,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2007
Clixcivil_war   Four Horsemen Toy Design (http://www.FourHorsemen.biz) has kicked off the 5th round of voting for their FANtastic Exclusive 2007 project (http://www.FANtasticExclusive.com) and they want you to tell them how to do their jobs!     In previous rounds of voting, action figure fans have decided on such topics as favorite property, character selection, scale, and articulation….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2007
This February 2007, HeroClix players will choose sides in the Marvel HeroClix Civil War tournament between Captain America’s rebellion forces and Iron Man’s pro-government army.   Each player will build a 300-point army, which must include either 1 Captain America or 1 Iron Man sculpt. Then the battle begins! This tournament can be run in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2007
CincoDeGollum.jpg     That’s all I’m saying…. 

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2007
MMWorkoutRocky.jpg   Minimates Series 16: Avengers DST and the inmates at the Art Asylum introduce the newest series in the Marvel Minimates collection.  Series 16 contains several fan-favorites and delivers more members of the much-requested Avengers!  Featuring the Minimate debut of Thor, this assortment consists of: Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver, She-Hulk & Wonder Man, Thor &…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2007
FNnorticRaidersCardsLR.jpg Shiver your timbers! The next exciting Pirates expansion, Pirates of the Frozen North™, releases this Valentine’s day, February 14th! To celebrate this exciting expansion, WizKids is offering you the chance to receive an exclusive Pirates Nordic Raider Pack!   The Nordic Raider Pack includes 1 Ice Breaker ship called the Polaris, 1 two masted long…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 24, 2007
In honor of the totally sweet and awesome Chicago Bears making it to the Big Game, I thought it would be fun to hold a contest of sorts.  For all the smack-talkers out there, all you fans who hate Da Bears or think they suck or otherwise shouldn’t be in the Super Bowl, I will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2007
BSGcast.jpg JANUARY 23, 2007  – Diamond Select Toys & Collectibles, LLC (DST) is proud to announce a licensing agreement with Universal Studios Consumer Products Group to manufacture action figures and ships based on the SCI FI Channel hit original series, Battlestar Galactica.  Reimagined by Ronald D. Moore, Battlestar Galactica tells the story of the last survivors of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2007
LHDredd1 Hot on the heels of the JLU reveal below, the new Pirates of the Carribean: At World’s End figures have hit ebay. This first assortment features all-new sculpts of Admiral Norrington, Gibbs, Marty (with Jack the Monkey), Sao Feng and "Sneak Peek" Elizabeth and Tai Huang repackaged. There is also another Jack Sparrow and Prisoner…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2007
  BASED ON THE DIRECT TO DVD ANIMATED MOVIE FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO IN STORES FALL 2007!   SUPERMAN vs. DOOMSDAY COLLECTOR SET This collector’s set contains the sold-out classic DC DIRECT 21-point of articulation Superman action figure as well as the sold-out Doomsday figure! Also included are bases for each figure and  the 168-page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2007
  JUSTICE LEAGUE SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES Continuing the best-selling action figure line designed by Alex Ross! Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale September 12, 2007 – Action Figures   HAWKGIRL 7.5" (with wings) GREEN LANTERN ARMORED 7.5" BATMAN ARMORED 7.25" SCARECROW 7.25"   NIGHTWING 13”DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2007
LHDredd1 The Hall of Justice Forums have done it again! Hard on the heels of their last scoop which unveiled the 4" JLU figures of Hawkman, Fire, and Mr. Miracle, Power Guy, Christophe and the boys at HOJ have now revealed more goodies to be shown at Toy Fair 2007: a new sculpt Joker, Fire’s buddy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2007
LHSuperPat.jpg The cat is officially out of the bag as of ToyFare #115. Marvel Toys (formally Toy Biz) is launcing a new line in 2007: Legendary Comic Book Heroes featuring characters from all over comics publishing.  Wave One: (Fall 2007) Savage Dragon, Super-Patriot, Ripclaw, Madman and Judge Dredd plus a 10" Build-a-Figure of Pitt!   Here…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2007
DugMantle1.jpg No, no… don’t worry.  This post isn’t about some super secret limited edition figure from Mattel.  Not this year! While I was back home for the holidays I got to go visit the home of one of my best friends "Dr. Loopy."   He and I got back into collecting togther back in 1990 and…

 

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