Articles for September, 2010

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 23, 2010
A new generation of Power Rangers must master the mystical and ancient Samurai Symbols of Power which give them control over the elements of Fire, Water, Sky, Forest, and Earth. Under the guidance of their all-knowing mentor and the aid of their devoted animal Zords, they battle the dark forces of the Netherworld and a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2010
This past week over on their new website, the Four Horsemen have been giving fans their first look at the new packaging for their highly anticipated Outer Space Men line. Shown below is the card-back (front side & rear side) for the regular edition version of the Outer Space Menfigure Astro-Nautilus: The Man from Neptune! Even though…

 

by Jeff Cope
September 22, 2010
  I was listening to the Comic Geek Speak podcast recently and one of the hosts mentioned something about collecting comics in the days before the internet, and how there seemed to be few surprises for comics readers these days. He had a good point. Between solicitations in Previews and information from the various comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2010
Toy2R is proud to announce a special edition release of Frank Mysterio’s Skelanimal Qee – Black Skull Chungkee. Produced as a special limited edition launch release – it will be making its debut at this year’s New York Comic Con. Toy Toyko will have this variant Qee available in their booth #2871 located in the…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
September 22, 2010
SupermanBatmanApocalypse.jpg The second movie based upon the comic Superman / Batman is due out next week.  "Superman Batman: Apocalypse." Tuesday, September 28.  It doesn’t seem to be getting the press it deserves, so I’m adding some here. Based upon the 2nd arc of Jeff Loeb’s run on the Superman / Batman comic, this movie tells the […]

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
September 22, 2010
The second movie based upon the comic Superman / Batman is due out next week.  "Superman Batman: Apocalypse." Tuesday, September 28.  It doesn’t seem to be getting the press it deserves, so I’m adding some here. Based upon the 2nd arc of Jeff Loeb’s run on the Superman / Batman comic, this movie tells the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
Today is Bill Murray’s 60th birthday, so it’s only appropriate that we celebrate by showing you a sneak peek at the next Ghostbusters figure based on his likeness. This new figure, that will see release in November is a lot like the slimed version we got this summer in that he still has the gloves…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: November 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Proton Pack with attachable proton blast Ghostbusters logo stand Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Second Venkman figure in the line.  The previous version was "slimed" and came with Slimer as an accessory. THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
(September 21, 2010 – New York) – DC Entertainment, as part of its ongoing strategy to integrate the DC Comics business, brand and characters into Warner Bros. Entertainment’s content and distribution operations, will relocate its business functions related to and supporting multi-media and digital content production to Burbank, California. DCE’s publishing operations will remain in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
Week Two has begun, meaning a new chance to win one of the cool prize packages from Toy2R as we celebrate our 15th Anniversary! That’s right – Toy2R continues with the biggest giveaways of the year with Week Two – and all you have to do is post a comment or picture about how you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
TOYS“R”US, INC. CELEBRATES THE 60th ANNIVERSARY OF TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR UNICEF, BRINGING THE ORIGINAL KIDS HELPING KIDS® CAMPAIGN TO STORES NATIONWIDE   As Company Kicks Off In-Store and Online Fundraising Campaign to Support the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Toys“R”Us® and Babies“R”Us® Stores Become Exclusive Retail Destinations to Obtain the Iconic Orange Collection Boxes this Halloween  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 21, 2010
AMC released today the key art for its upcoming original drama "The Walking Dead," which premieres Halloween night, October 31 at 10pm.   Executive produced and written by three-time Academy Award nominee Frank Darabont, “The Walking Dead” tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse.   The series stars Andrew…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
Every single one of us at some point dreamed of starting our own toy company, or at least wished for some property that we loved to be made into plastic.   For most of us it stops with just the dream because when we really start thinking about finding sculptors, factories, distribution chains, warehouse storage space…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores May 2011. ACTION FIGURES JUSTICE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
“Correct care and use of your brain is the key to a stimulating existence and ultimate contentment.” – W. Richie Russell (1975) From the creative mind behind the Jumping Brain figure comes his newest and albeit Qee creation – the 8″ Brain Pattern Qee. Set to drop at  the beginning of October – this limited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
Living Dead Dolls Series 20: Day Of The Dead –Crimson and Black Limited Edition Variant Set and LDD Retro Halloween Set 2010 Full Set Of 3 Bundle In the spirit of Halloween, Mezco’s latest set of Living Dead Dolls pays tribute to the skeleton filled holiday known as The Day of the Dead or El…

 

by Jeff Cope
September 20, 2010
  Diamond Select Toys has a new line of Minimates that’s just starting to hit TRUs right now called Minimates MAX (Mobile Action Xtreme). Here’s the description of the line from the back of the packaging: "Never before has a team of heroes like this been assembled! There’s no situation that’s beyond their resources. You…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2010
High-detail, Scaled Statues Commemorate Epic Light Heavyweight Battle MARKHAM, Ontario, Canada, September 20, 2010 – Round 5 has taken the next step forward in its offering of UFC collectibles with today’s introduction of “UFC Live” Series 1, featuring all-time UFC greats Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell from their historic UFC 43: Meltdown bout.  The two…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 15 Packaging: Single Carded- Divided into 7 parts across the wave Accessories: None Collect and Connect: For Wave 15 Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  Uses the same buck body as Kilowog and Brimstone.  This is the first Legion of Superheroes figure in any…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2010
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: October 2010 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 15 Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Clip-on yellow bat-a-rang construct,75th Anniversary Button Collect and Connect: Validus Chest/Upper Torso Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Figure #7 (of 7)  According to Mattel this version of the costume will be featured in an upcoming story line. THE…

 

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