Articles for February, 2011

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 8, 2011
 The American International Toy Fair 2011 is next weekend, Feb 14 – 17. To celebrate, we’d like to invite our Facebook fans new and old to participate in a photo contest for the chance to win a great prize – the Aquaman VS Mer-Man DCUC/MOTUC 2-pack!   HOW TO PARTICIPATE — Take a photo of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
 The Four Horsemen have released packaged images of their Light Talisman Scarabus and Dark Talisman Scarabus figures. This set of figures will be exclusively available at the Four Horsemen’s upcoming gallery show,  TOYPOCALYPSE: A Four Horsemen Retrospective at the TT Underground Gallery in New York City.  Strictly limited to only 100 sets to be sold…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
The first Geek Toys’ collectible figures series will be shown at Nürnberg and New York toy fairs Madrid, February 8th 2011.– The Spanish collectibles company Geek Toys has announced the launch next May of the Gluttony and Pride figures, which are part of “The Seven Deadly Sins” collection, manufactured in resin and in limited edition….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
12” Action Figure and Costumes to debut Fall 2011     New York, N.Y. (February 7 2011) – Captain Action Enterprises, LLC and Round 2 LCC have announced plans for a new toy line featuring the world’s first superhero action figure, Captain Action.  Like the classic toy of the 1960s, this new line will feature 12” action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
Upgrade your collection and defeat unsightly head holes with the Mini-Figure Head Sticker Kit, exclusively at Luke’s Toy Store! This kit includes 45 head stickers in a wide variety of colors and designs, incorporating many suggestions from the collecting community. They are designed to work with popular characters that are in need of an upgrade….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2011
With just six days until the NYC♥QEE Event, Toy2R is thrilled to announce the lineup of artists participating in the first ever 5" Mini Qee Custom Exhibit continues to grow! Fans of Qees and Great Customs will want to head out to Yoyamart on February 14th to check out these one-of-a-kind customs and see the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Introducing the second statue in the Gaming Heads Team Fortress 2 range of 1/6 scale collectibles, the Soldier!  This statue will be available in both red and blue and will have an regular and an exclusive version of both colors.  Here’s the info on the The RED Soldier Exclusive (you can find info and links…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Ryu Pre-Order now available! 18" SOTA Anniversary Edition Ryu LEDs EVERYWHERE! Ryu as you’ve never seen him! Powered by USB (included) or a standard two-prong US power cord (also included), Ryu stands 18" from the bottom of the base to the top of his head. In his iconic power-up pose, high-intensity LEDs blast light through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Fan Film- ‘Superman Classic’ Animator Robb Pratt created a traditionally animated/digitally painted fan film that combines classic elements from Superman through the ages.  It’s a charming piece (that I’m sure DC and the WB will have pulled down) that really shows his love of the character.  It’s been making the rounds today on Facebook and Twitter, but I thought…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Collaboration between 5-year old and 29-year old brothers,  Axe Cop called “the best comic ever”   Jericho, NY— Surge Licensing, the agency that discovered the independent comic book “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and launched a global entertainment and licensing sensation, has reached an exclusive representation agreement to develop television, film, video games, toys, apparel, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Generally only available to Toy Fair attendees,  Mezco is now making a limited number of Toy Fair catalogs available to the general public.   The 8.5×11 inch softcover contains 36 full color pages of  Mezco product including 7 pages of Living Dead Dolls items. This catalog was created for distribution at the  2011 New York…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
I don’t always post video game news to the front page (I usually post it in our Video Games forum), but my most anticipated game of 2011 has to be Batman: Arkham City, the sequel to 2010’s award winning Batman Arkham Asylum, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), Rocksteady Studios and DC Entertainment have just…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2011
Tokyo, Japan February 4th, 2011 – Kotobukiya is pleased to announce that they will be attending NEW YORK TOY FAIR 2011 from February 13th-16th at the Javits Convention Center. This is our second year displaying at Javits and we’ll be pulling out all the stops to share some of the coolest and hottest new items…

 

by ChipCataldo
February 6, 2011
Howdy howdy, and welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight!  For your consideration today is the other catalog I have relating to how Kenner promoted their toy lines.  This one is from 1985, and was given to Kenner accounts probably either by a representative, salesman or directly at their Toy Fair showroom.  It…

 

by ChipCataldo
February 5, 2011
Welcome to another edition of the Super Powers Highlight!  Today I’m showcasing 16 black and white hand-drawn pencil logo concepts that were pitched to represent the line on the figure card backs.  Thanks to a former Kenner employee 24 of these survived destruction when Kenner closed down it’s offices for good.   Oddly enough one…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 4, 2011
Over at DC Comics .com , in their blog today, we got the news we’ve been waiting for.  More DC Direct action figures are on their way.  Fans have been concerned and rumors of the line’s demise have been swirling since the last round of DC comic book solicitations came out without any DC figures shown. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2011
Cooler than the Dead, the Skelanimal Qees take over once again with the latest series of artist designs inspired by the Skelanimal universe. Following in the success of Series One with Chungkee and Marcy, this new assortment spotlights the Skelanimal characters Dax, Jack and Kit! Working directly with the Skelanimal creator Mitchell Bernal, Toy2R has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 4, 2011
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Feb. 4, 2011) – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today confirmed that it has secured exclusive North American rights to publish future official videogames for the long-running kids’ TV phenomenon, Power Rangers™ across all major consoles and hand held home console videogame platforms. This is the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2011
“Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes, and the grass grows by itself” Following the success of the 8” Love Green Qee Bear, Toy2R goes all out and announces the production of the 36” Qee Loves Green Bear…hailing the arrival of spring and signifying growth, renewal and good health. This giant flocked monument to spring will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 3, 2011
Batman, the legendary character of film, television, radio, and comic books now becomes the 1st Mez-Itz character produced with a vehicle; the Batmobile! This 2 inch figure feature all the coolness and articulation of his larger counterpart at 1/3 the size. Batman can fit inside this famous car, The Batmobile, and still have room for…

 

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