Articles for January, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2012
Toy2RCaptain-One-150x150.jpg “Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated!” Toy2R proudly presents Jon-Paul Kaiser’s latest release, Captain Sturnbrau. Following his crew, Olaf the Mute 8″ Qee Bear and Nathaniel Vigo, the 5″ Mini Qee Mon, Captain Sturnbrau takes the Mini Qee platform…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
Matty_logo2-150x150.jpg Scott aka Toy Guru from Mattel sent out an update today via their message boards on MattyCollector.com about shipping schedule for the first half of the year figures for Masters of the Universe figures. Hey folks,There have been a few emails flying back and forth from customer service and shipping centers regarding everything from Demo-Man…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 10, 2012
It shouldn't be this hard to write a blog. … Five blog entries in 2011. Really? Seriously? It can’t be that hard…can it? I mean, there’s plenty to discuss over the past year…MattyCollector frustrations, the whole SaveDCUC effort, the slow death of JLU, the nostalgia of toylines like G.I.Joe and ThunderCats, the appeal of toylines like threeA and Hot Toys, the depressing debacle of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
MezLDD13ann-150x150.jpg Living Dead Dolls Thirteenth Anniversary Series Variant Set Now Available Exclusively from Mezco Direct ! This special series pays tribute to the very first set of Living Dead Dolls which first thrilled collectors 13 years ago. This is the first time in Living Dead Doll history that a complete series has been reissued. Unlike the…

 

by Cesar Zamora
January 10, 2012
Missionimpossible4-500x239.jpg Please note the opinions and views expressed in this blog are my own and you should agree with them.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
geekSHALLinheritSM.jpg Just posted a fresh new episode of the ‘Geek Shall Inherit’ podcast. In this episode Daniel and Jason discuss how they handle spoilers, people with no knowledge of pop culture and they hash out their favorite things of 2011. Check out the new episode on iTunes or over on www.geekshallinherit.com.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2012
DSTMMPiratesA3-150x150.jpg With Minimates Vehicles Series 3 scheduled to sail into comic shops and specialty stores this week, we thought we’d take the two new Pirate Raiders ships out to get some photos of them in action! Robert Deal’s ship The Vendetta comes festooned in red and black, with plenty of skulls, and she comes with an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2012
ValiantLogo-150x150.jpg Diamond Comic Distributors to represent Valiant’s new publishing efforts in all markets   (BALTIMORE, MD) — (January 9, 2012) — Diamond Comic Distributors has been named the exclusive worldwide distributor of comic books and graphic novels for Valiant Entertainment. The agreement includes worldwide distribution rights to the comic book specialty market and to the book market…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2012
bbtslogo.gif Our friends at BigBadToyStore.com send over their new listing of a few new items and arrivals that may be of interest to you readers: Square Enix – Play Arts Kai – God of War III Kratos http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SEP10308&mode=retail Play Arts Kai – Vanquish http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=vanquish+play note that the price will unlikely drop quite a bit on all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2012
DCSkelanimals.jpg Today on the Skelanimals Facebook page they gave fans a look at the upcoming union of Skelanimals and DC Comics and asked fans the question : Which DC Comics superhero Skelanimal would you call on if you were in trouble?

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 8, 2012
20120108-154733.jpg Here’s and early look at Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics Sorceress and Shadow Weaver figures. More on them plus Fisto, Fearless Photag and the Star Sisters soon in the AFi archives!

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2012
MvCMM_Spec3a-150x150.jpg The first wave of Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates is in stores now, with exclusive figures at both Toys “R” Us and comic shops/specialty stores, and Wave 2 should be arriving next month. But it’s almost time to pre-order Wave 3! Our next wave of MvC3 figures will hit in the Spring, and the line-up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 7, 2012
4Horsemen11.jpg WANTED: ALL OUTER SPACE MEN FANS AND CUSTOMIZERS! The Four Horsemen are looking for customizers to be part of their annual gallery show, Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro at TT Underground in New York City! In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the Four Horsemen’s licensed action figure line, The Outer Space Men, the Four Horsemen are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2012
ScreenHunter_01-Jan.-05-13.24-150x150.gif Taking the World by storm one toy car collection at a time, Motor World Series 7 introduces new models and classic favorites Indianapolis, IN (January 4, 2012) 1:64 Motor World Series is the perfect toy for automotive enthusiasts of any age. Created initially to appeal to a younger demographic by its economical price point and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2012
Docks5-150x150.jpg Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment confirmed that the launch of Gotham City Impostors has been moved to February. Gotham City Impostors is a download only title that will be available in the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network and Windows PC.  Fans can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
CaptainAction-150x150.jpg FAN-FAVORITE SCULPTOR TO WORK ON CLASSIC TOY LINE Tim Bruckner To Create Superhero Looks for Round 2’s 2012 Captain Action Lineup SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 1/04/2012 – Captain Action Enterprises and Round 2 are pleased to announce that sculptor Tim Bruckner will be developing superhero action figure sculpts for the 2012 Captain Action toy line….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
4Horsemen1.jpg The Four Horsemen are proud to announce their upcoming gallery show TOYPOCALYPSE 2: FUTURETRO! Their second annual show at the TT Underground showroom in New York City will feature many all-new, never before seen items and even some fan favorites and toy industry classics from the Four Horsemen’s past, present and future! Get an up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
ACW_IA_91683_R-500x281.jpg Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with new episodes starting this Friday, January 6th at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on Cartoon Network. In “Escape from Kadavo,” the conclusion to a three-part story arc, Anakin tries to convince the Zygerrian Queen that she too is a slave and pawn in an evil Separatist plot. Meanwhile, Obi-Wan toils…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 4, 2012
BAI_Show_teaser-1.jpg The guys at Bad Apples Inc. announce that on Feb. 14, 2012 ( Valentine’s Day) they will be hosting their first online group custom show on www.badapplezinc.com. The show titled “I’m a bad apple” will feature over 30 artists customizing 3-5″ plastic apples that they picked up at a local craft shop! Each artist will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 3, 2012
Announcing – Toy Boarders What do you get when you cross old school green army men with skate boarders?  “Toy Boarders!”  Check out their new promo ad below.   You can check out more information on Toy Boarders here at the official site http://www.toyboarders.com

 

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