Articles for February, 2009

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2009
New Games, Trading Cards, Collectibles, Commemorative Stamp And More Allow Fans to Travel To Another Dimension NEW YORK, February 25,2009 – CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Entertainment, announced today an anniversary program to celebrate one of the most influential series of our time – The Twilight Zone.  The program will begin with five…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2009
The team at New Zealand based special effects company Weta Workshop have recently co a fully functional Mermaid tail for Auckland woman Nadya Vessey, who is a double leg amputee.   Ms Vessey approached Weta with the ambition of making a tail that was both practical and beautiful, a task that proved to be a…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 26, 2009
  Last summer at the San Diego Comic Con International Hasbro finally made the announcement that I had been waiting for: a 3-3/4" Marvel Universe line. As a big fan of the 3-3/4" scale (there’s nothing better in my book) I was hoping Hasbro would go this route with the Marvel license. The announcement was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2009
Originally planned to be the next action figure release from the Four Horsemen, Scarabus – the evil emperor from their property ‘Gothitropolis’ will be taking a slight detour in order to let Queen Alluxundra and her royal court take center stage.  Scheduled as the next release from the Four Horsemen’s popular ‘Seventh Kingdom’ property, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2009
Ken has been a long awaited statue from the classic arcade hit Street Fighter. Street Fighter revolutionized the fighting game genre nearly 20 years ago and now it is being brought to life as SOTA toys presents this 12 inch scale statue with base that comes with a beautiful clear resin flame. This is sure to make anyone…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2009
Bif Bang Pow! just unveiled the new Dexter action figure, based on the lead character in Showtime’s hit TV series.  He comes with interchangeable arms and loads of cool accessories: knife, body bag, ID card, and blood slide! The gang at Bif Bang Pow! have designed him so that he’ll be blood spatter expert by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2009
The third addition to the SOTA “Nightmares” line is our reimagining of one of the prominent figures of the Book of Revelation: Death. SOTA has taken the fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse and replicated him as the terrifying embodiment of Death, come to harvest the remnant souls of those who survived his brothers. Death is…

 

by ChipCataldo
February 24, 2009
strange11.jpg Seriously, how cool is this guy? I stumbled upon him today and felt it should be shared just for the coolness factor.   Sometime soon I’ll do a big Secret Wars writeup, because the information on the web is sorely lacking…there’s a lot more to this line than people know.   Peace, Chip  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2009
Face of Female MMA Latest Star To Develop Figurine MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, February 24, 2009 – Known to many as the “face of female mixed martial arts,”Gina “Conviction” Carano has parlayed great ability in the cage and a glamorous look out of it to burst onto the MMA scene and in many ways transcended the…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 24, 2009
brainiac.jpg Or, when is green not the right green? We all know Mattel has had some issues in the manufacturing of our favorite DC Comics characters. But the one that really puzzles me is how often the colors of the final product do not match the paint masters supplied by the Four Horsemen, or even the [...]

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 24, 2009
Or, when is green not the right green? We all know Mattel has had some issues in the manufacturing of our favorite DC Comics characters. But the one that really puzzles me is how often the colors of the final product do not match the paint masters supplied by the Four Horsemen, or even the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2009
Torrance, Ca. — In continuing their aggressive push in the United States as one of the most innovative and premiere toy companies, Jun Planning is very proud to debut it’s new toy line for Disney’s new Pixar film property, UP. UP is an incredible action/adventure film that follows Carl Fredricksen, who as a kid, always dreamed…

 

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