Articles for January, 2011

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
  BBC Worldwide is delighted to announce a major new deal with Character Options’ new Construction division which will see Doctor Who enter the construction toy market for the first time. The Character Building range will include 3D micro-figures, brought to life with sculpted facial features whilst play sets will be uniquely tailored to Doctor…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
Could there be a better marriage for 1/6th scale fans than Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys?  They teased us in December that this figure was coming.  Now they have released a ton of images and all the details of what the figure will come with.  Now where do I pre-order THIS?!?!? Hot Toys is proud…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
 Mezco presents the extraordinary, the insane, the outrageous characters who are part of everyday life in the little Colorado town of South Park. Series 2 includes: A.W.E.S.O.M.-O – with removable helmet and shopping bags. Stan – with his dog, evil goldfish in bowl, and alternate arms. Kyle- with his little brother Ike (adopted from Canada),…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
London  21 January 2011  Underground Toys and BBC Worldwide today announced a worldwide licensing deal for the manufacture of Doctor Who plush toys in all territories. The range will incorporate characters from the current Doctor Who series and also a separate program featuring characters from the Classic series’ of Doctor Who, which are sure to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
     Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February , 2011 Wave/Assortment:  Wave 3.5 – Green Lantern Wave Packaging: Single Carded Accessories: Lantern Battery Scale: 8" Sculpted By: Mattel with the assistance of Dr. Mego   THE PACKAGE  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
When Mattel created their "Club Eternia"Masters of the Universe Classics annual subscription program they had the good sense to incentivise it to help entice fans to sign up.  Last year, for the inaugural year, fans got Wun-Dar.  For 2011 fans get Preternian Disguise He-Man.  Last year fans also got a map of Eternia.   This year…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February 2011 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Power Sword Rifle Cosmic Key "Power of Grayskull Sticker" Etheria Map (not for sale but will ship to Club members) Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: This is the 2011 Club Eternia subscription bonus figure.  The figure will come…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
Mattel Moves up the List Nine Slots to Rank #69 EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been ranked #69 on the 14th annual "100 Best Companies to Work For" list. This is the fourth consecutive year Mattel has been named to this prestigious list,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
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 September 2011.   STATUES AND…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
It seems only fitting that the February Club Eternia Masters of the Universe Classics figure is a mustachioed harp-playing archer with a heart on his chest.  Mattel and the Horsemen have done a great job updating this ‘Princess of Power ‘character that might otherwise be a tough sell to some of the modern collectors.  Bow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date: February 15th, 2010 Wave/Assortment:  MattyCollector.com Figure Exclusive Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: Bow Arrow Cape with quiver alternate chest piece Modern Head Harp Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes:  This preview sample provided by Mattel has the "The Original" burst on the name chip.  The figure sent out to subscribers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2011
The gang at Jazwares have heard the feedback from fans about the QC issues on the joints on some of their 3" Sonic the Hedgehog figures.  They posted this response on their website on Monday:  To our fans- There have been some complaints regarding the looseness of joints within the 3" Sonic Figure line. We…

 

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