Articles for May, 2010

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
May 6, 2010
Magnus7.jpg Spy already touched on this but, in the event you missed it, I’m going anyway. Transformers Classics, and its sequels Universe 2.0, and the up coming Generations, is a resurgent passion, for me.  I’d been away from Transformers for a long time; can’t stand the movie stuff, but, recently, I’ve found myself back into the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
New Commander X Archer Knight Mego-style Action Figure Released PORTLAND, MAINE (May 5, 2010) – Nemo Publishing has released its fifth action figure variant in the Commander X collection.  The Commander X Archer Knight is a limited edition, Mego-style, eight-inch collectible action figure available for sale exclusively at www.captneli.com.   Commander X is an integral character in Jay Piscopo’s all-ages graphic novel series, The Undersea…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
BE THE FIRST TO BE THE LAST, AS STAR TOURS PREPARES TO LAUNCH ITS… LAST TOUR TO ENDOR On August 14, Fan-Favorite Disney Theme Park Attraction Gets the Ultimate, Out-of-this-World Send-Off Exclusive Festivities Coincide with the Biggest Party This Side of the Galaxy – Star Wars Celebration V   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – After more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
Disney Consumer Products has an exciting line-up of toys and action figures inspired by Prince of Persia:  The Sands Of Time, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and starring Jake Gyllenhaal.  The film opens in theaters nationwide on May 28.  They sent over some information to give you a heads up on products hitting retail shelves this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 6, 2010
Earlier in the week Diamond Select Toys posted some new news on upcoming MiniMates series and products on their ArtAsylum blog.  They called them sneak peeks, but there were no pictures included. Below is the text from the two announcements: Here is a sneak peak at next months Previews listing; A Diamond Select Release! Art…

 

by Jeff Cope
May 5, 2010
(with all due respect to author Muriel Barbery) It certainly seems that the obsessive gene is hereditary. Last year I wrote about my 5 year old daughters obsession with My Little Pony. Allie still loves her ponies, but she currently has developed a new obsession that I never saw coming… Sonic the Hedgehog. Now, ultimately,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
The Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Darunia Statue. First 4 Figures is proud to present Darunia, the next in our Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time statue range! Darunia is the leader of the Goron race and resides in Goron City. Despite his stern appearance, he loves music and dance and cares deeply about…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 4, 2010
If you’ve been following DC’s Green Lantern comics, you probably read Blackest Night.  Purchasing various comics across the event got you a free ring for a given Lantern Corps.  8 rings.  Now there is one more. Brightest Day #1 is due out tomorrow, 5/5/2010, and with it, your very own WHITE Lantern ring.  So if…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
MALIBU, CA, May 03, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) –The JAKKS Pacific(TM) (NASDAQ: JAKK) family is mourning the loss of the Company’s founder and Chairman of the Board, Jack Friedman, age 70. Mr. Friedman died on Monday, May 3, 2010 after being hospitalized for several weeks. JAKKS’ CEO Stephen Berman said, "Jack was a legendary toymaker…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
KINGSTON, NY – MAY 4, 2010 – TONNER reveals its San Diego Comic Con (July 21-25, San Diego Convention Center) show exclusive, Leila from Warner Bros. Entertainment’s upcoming feature film, Jonah Hex.   An authorized likeness of Leila (as portrayed by Megan Fox), "Saloon Leila" is 16" tall and is limited to 200 pieces.    Saloon Leila is $149.99 and can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
Today is Star Wars Day, an unofficial holiday that has been gaining steam over the past few years, but not without controversy. Some people celebrate Star Wars Day as May 25th instead, to commemorate the day that the first Star Wars movie premiered in 1977.  May fourth was doomed to be the day because of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
Gaming Heads is proud to announce they have acquired the rights to  produce high end collectibles from Valve’s portfolio of best selling  games including Half Life 2, Team Fortress 2, Portal and Left 4 Dead 2. Introducing the first statue in their Team Fortress 2 line, the Heavy!   1) the RED Heavy regular, 13…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
Torrance Ca. (May 2010)—In the world of highly collectable fashion dolls there is one name that defines the hottest trend of 2010—Pullip.   Pullip is a unique brand of Japanese fashion dolls that are huge in Japan and are now exploding in the United States. They are highly sought after dolls that key into the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
1:64 Scale Cars on Sale at Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis MARENGO, Ill. – Mecum Collector Car Auctions has teamed up with GreenLight Collectibles, a die-cast car manufacturer based in Indianapolis, Ind., to produce 1:64 scale replicas of select high-profile automobiles sold across the Mecum Auction block.  The limited-edition replica vehicles will be available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 4, 2010
Coming this August, your friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man returns in the first Marvel HeroClix set focused on Marvel’s most popular character.  Marvel HeroClix: Web of Spider-Man features 64 new collectible HeroClix figures (56 new sculpts), including characters from throughout Spider-Man’s career.  The set also includes subthemes from Marvel’s Dark Reign and Siege events. The Buy it by the Brick rewards program features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2010
photo-400x533.jpg I stopped by my local comic book shop The Comic Bug on Saturday for Free Comic Book Day and one of the special guests was the 2-up DCUC Tomar Re.

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2010
Hi – Here is a quick update fromhttp://www.bigbadtoystore.com – Hasbro has just announced an amazing huge new batch of items and we’ve just listed preorders for everything.  There are over 150 new listings for Transformers, Star Wars and GI Joe – Please take a look at some of the many new listings mentioned below: ————-…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 3, 2010
As night blankets the sky, the moon rises and so do the dolls of Living Dead Dolls series 19: Children Of The Night. Driven by a hunger that is beyond their control, these little vamps are cursed to an eternal blood lust. This new trichromatic variant set not only features a new black, white, and…

 

by Jeff Cope
May 3, 2010
  Last week I followed up on my Marvel Universe toyline top 10 wants from last year (which, you may recall, I was 0 – 11 in my predictions). This time around I’ll be looking at my top 10 Most Wanted DC Universe: Infinite Heroes predictions from a year ago.

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
May 1, 2010
The Brave and Bold Plastic Man is another figure that uses the "build up, change up, team up" play pattern very well.  Plas comes in two versions, a basic and a deluxe.  At the point of this writing, I have only the basic.  I was going to wait to write this until I got the…

 

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