Articles for January, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
  Miles “Tails” Prower is an orange-yellow, anthropomorphic fox with two tails and is known to be Sonic’s best friend, sidekick, and an expert mechanic. When he spins his two tails like a helicopter rotor, he has the unique ability to push himself through the air to catch up with Sonic. However, when he takes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
ACW_IA_Underground-150x150.jpg   Fleeing across the galaxy with criminal fugitives, a disguised Obi-Wan, Cad Bane and Moralo Eval are tenaciously pursued by Anakin and Ahsoka, who have no idea they’re chasing their friend, in “Friends and Enemies,” a new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, airing at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT Friday, January 27th on Cartoon Network.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
DSTEddieMarilynMunster-150x150.jpg By now, Munster fans have likely picked up the first three Munsters action figures from Diamond Select Toys: Herman, Lily and Grandpa. Well, your family is about to get bigger! Lily and Herman’s werewolf son Eddie Munster and his older cousin Marilyn Munster are the next two family members to arrive, and they’ll be sharing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
Since its Inception, the ‘Great Trade-In’ Event Has Successfully Removed Approximately 600,000 Products from Homes, Garages and Attics WAYNE, N.J., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today issued a new call to action for customers to rid their homes of potentially unsafe old and second-hand baby products and exchange them for savings on a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
DSTMSSpidey2-150x150.jpg At the end of the summer, the world will be treated to a new Spider-Man movie, The Amazing Spider-Man, featuring a new villain, a new costume, a new Peter Parker and a new take on the wall-crawler’s origin. Diamond Select Toys has been hard at work on their toys and other merchandise for the film,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
Mini_Qee_Sleezter-Bunee-150x150.jpg Easter is just around the corner and it’s going to be a veritable Buneepocolypse in 2012! Even Deady, that evil teddy bear of Voltaire’s, will have to disguise himself as a bunee to prepare for the impending assault. Deady’s comic book nemesis, Sleezter Bunny is also coming and he’s bringing evil legions of Death Bunnies…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock Monsters GameTrailer   Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock will launch globally, initially on PS3 and PS Vita via the PlayStation Network, in March 2012 with a PC version due shortly after. Players will be up against the most feared monsters from the Doctor Who universe — the Cybermen, Daleks, Silurians and the Silence. Take control of both…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2012
Hot Toys is Celebrating the Chinese New Year by teasing us with more amazing 1/6th scale figures.  They have posted two new teases on their Facebook page with word that more will be coming… “The Legend Ends. The terrorist leader Bane will arrive in Gotham City, pushing it and the police force to their limits,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
geekSHALLinheritSM1.jpg GSi is back with a fresh episode of the “worlds most dangerous podcast.”  It’s Monday so that means the geeks are talking. In this episode: Daniel caught the new(ish) Tin Tin movie and the guys discuss what all could be done with that technology now that it doesn’t make the digital actors look like creepy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
McFhalo4_news_photo_01.jpg Long-Running, Best-Selling Figure Line Continues in 2012 with All-New Figures from the Latest ‘Halo’   (January 19, 2012) This fall, Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries are releasing Halo 4, the highly anticipated video game expected to be one of the top entertainment launches of 2012. McFarlane Toys is proud to announce that its best-selling line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
 The wait is over The first ever “Return of the Living Dead” Action figure is IN STOCK!  All pre-orders are shipping. Get you order in now and get the latest Amok Time action figure before its gone! Tarman action figure details: “They’re Back from the Grave and Ready to Party” The first ever ROTLD Action…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
AMC Theatres to host special events and Hasbro giveaways during opening weekend, February 10-12   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (January 23, 2012)The first chapter of the Star Wars Saga arrives in theatres for the first time ever in 3D starting February 10, and AMC theatres across the country are celebrating the occasion with plans to make…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2012
Featuring Iconic Justice League Characters, Multilayered Campaign To Leverage All Time Warner Advertising Platforms Generating Significant Awareness of the Crisis Multi-Million-Dollar Commitment Will Support Three Aid Groups Working in Africa: Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps         (January 23, 2012 – New York, NY)  DC Entertainment, home of the world’s greatest super…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
January 22, 2012
BLOGspBRUCE-OPEN1.jpg Yes, you read that right. Apparently, I’m not the only nerd who thinks Bruce Lee and, in particular, Bruce Lee’s appearance in Game of Death is the coolest thing ever. Whoever is behind the Industrial Toy Werks Super Powers bootlegs is obviously a fan, too. Oh, for more about this kooky series of customs, please…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
On Friday Marvel.com and Hasbro treated fans to an interactive liveblog on Facebook.   This liveblog included members of Hasbro’s team working on ‘The Avengers’ movie toy line and Jesse Falcon and Damon Nee of Marvel Entertainment licensing.   During the course of the liveblog they revealed the first Hulk figure from ‘The Avengers’ line. They mentioned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
Titan Merchandise are proud to announce the latest item in our limited edition, high-quality Doctor Who Masterpiece Collection! This beautifully-sculpted 8″ maxi-bust of Peter Davison’s classic 80s incarnation of The Doctor captures the every detail of the boyishly charming, cricket-loving Fifth Doctor! Peter Davison starred in the 19th, 20th and 21st seasons of Doctor Who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
Much to the joy of fans of Diamond Selects “The Munsters” line DST has opted to complete the family.   DST has just announced they will release a 2-pack with Marilyn and Eddie Munster.  Like the original 3 figures these new figures were sculpted by Jean St. Jean studios. This 2-pack, expected in July also features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) has again been named to this year’s FORTUNE magazine’s annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. This is the second year in a row Hasbro has made the list and was selected as number 82. “We’re extremely proud to once again to be named among the 100…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
Our friends and sponsors at BigBadToyStore.com sent us the news of their latest arrivals and pre-orders.   Hasbro just sent us info moments ago to go ahead with listings for these assortments: 2012 Comic 2-Pack – Greatest Battles http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21306&mode=retail 2012 Marvel Legends Wave 02 with Arnim Zola Build-A-Figure http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21305&mode=retail Diamond Select: Minimates Wave 45 –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2012
CONTINUING THE STAR TREK MASTERPIECE COLLECTION: RICARDO MONTALBAN AS KHAN NOONIEN SINGH LEONARD NIMOY AS MISTER SPOCK Titan Merchandise are proud to announce our latest range of limited edition, officially-licensed, high-quality statuary: the Star Trek Masterpiece Collection! Continuing our ongoing range of Star Trek figurines, these beautifully-crafted maxi-busts present Star Trek legends Ricardo Montalban and…

 

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