Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Posted today on the MattyCollector Facebook Page:   Hey MOTUC fans! Just got packaged shots of Stinkor and Thunder Punch He-Man in. Enjoy! And don’t forget the BTTF Hoverboard goes on presale tomorrow March 1st only on Mattycollector.com! Matty Final loose shot of Thunderpunch He-Man. The colors of the sword and punch effect were altered…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
ONLY ONE NAME DEFINES THE ULTIMATE HERO… ONLY ONE FORMAT DELIVERS THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE…   FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE COMPLETE INDIANA JONES FILM COLLECTION COMES TO BLU-RAY!   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (February 29, 2012) – The man with the hat is back – and looking better than ever! The world’s favorite globe-trotting archaeologist…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Royal Pride Roars into the Urban Jungle this May Los Angeles, Calif. – February 29, 2012 – tokidoki, the pop culture brand meaning “sometimes” in Japanese, is excited to announce its latest collection of collectible vinyl art figures. The law of the urban jungle has no room for the weak.  Lion Pappa’s gang, Royal Pride,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
20120229-130811.jpg While Marvel Legends wave 2 has been out for several weeks at various online retailers, I hadn’t seen any reports at any b&m retailers. Today I walked into my local Toys R Us and found 2 full pegs of just 2 wave 2 characters – Captain America and Drax.

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Matty_logo2-150x150.jpg It’s Mad Matty March! Save Up to 30% on Select Figures from 3/1 – 3/20 on all the following starting tomorrow on www.mattycollector.com! Toy Fans,I’ve got spring fever and I’ve got it bad: from March 1 through March 20, I’m running a huge sale on tons of great products! Just have a look at the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Toy2R is thrilled to jump into 2012 with a new DIY project, especially when it’s tied to one of the fastest growing brands – So So Happy. In collaboration, between Toy2R and So So Happy, an incredible roster of artists have been invited to customize 8” Qees inspired by the So So Happy characters and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
The New ‘Avengers’ Trailer Is Live And it’s amazing..  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
Happy Doom-s Day! As mentioned in Superfriend’s blog, today is the release of the new straight-to-dvd animated feature “Justice League: DOOM.” For fans of Justice League Unlimited, and the Superman and Batman Animates series, this is a bit of a homecoming with many of the original voice cast members of those shows. Here’s a fun little video that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 29, 2012
From Hot Toys official Facebook page earlier this week: “Hey Expendables Fans, just can’t wait to catch The Expendables 2 in theaters this August? Good news! We are proud to announce that we’ve got the collectibles in the works for you! Stay tuned for updates!”

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Feb.28, 2012) – A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California! The 63” by 34” model created out of 20,000 LEGO® bricks is just one of many new models and scenes being added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland launching March 29 at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Master Model Builder, Gary McIntire, un-wrapped…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
Posted last night on the the official Hot Toys Facebook page: After seeing many collectibles from our Movie Masterpiece Series, we are proud to present the Batman Arkham City license from the Videogame Series now! Glad to share with the Batman fans on the behind-the-scenes prototype making of the 1/6th scale Batman Collectible Figure from…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 28, 2012
JusticeLeagueDoom1.jpg Today sees the release of the next DC Animated movie, Justice League: Doom. A couple of quick things. 1. This is Dwayne McDuffie’s last movie, the last thing he wrote before he died.  I hope his family gets something out of this.  Knowing he is gone makes me more sad that we never got Static…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
Today over on Marvel.com they debuted to the brand new on one-sheet poster for their upcoming “The Avengers” film. And if that wasn’t enough they also inform us that we can expect a brand new trailer tomorrow! Earth’s Mightiest Heroes fully assemble in this awesome new poster for “Marvel’s The Avengers,” in theaters May 4!The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
AFXWC12Troopers-150x150.jpg The list keeps coming in for WonderCon 2012 exclusives.  WonderCon will be held in Anaheim, Ca this year and will run March 16-18.  Action Figure Xpress will have an exclusive 2-pack of Kotobukiya ARTFX+ of Shock Troopers for sale at the show: WONDERCON EXCLUSIVE SHOCK TROOPERS ART FX TWO-PACK Outfitted in standard Clone Trooper armor,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
Happy Monday all!  We are back with another new show with a whole new roster of topics across the pop culture spectrum.  Jason’s voice sounds much better this episode so no more “Lauren Bacall” voice. In this episode Daniel and Jason discuss:    Jason went on a mini-vacation and saw some movies, including “The Muppets.”  …

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
February 27, 2012
DST_logo2.jpg Two years ago, almost to the day, I wrote a piece for Men of Action in which I gave, in no uncertain terms, my opinion of Diamond Select Toys’s handling of their three sci-fi action figure lines: Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, and Stargate. Unfortunately, I can’t say much has changed for any of those DST…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2012
Previous attendees for San Diego Comic Con received an email this week urging them to download and read the new rules to purchase tickets for Comic Con 2012.  For the past several years the con has sold out every day and there are now more people that want to attend than the hall can accommodate. …

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
February 26, 2012
bob1.jpg Well, that turned out to be a bit longer than I had planned on. It’s been four long years since my last look at the “rejected” concepts that my former co-workers and I came up with when we were working on promotions for the launch of Star Wars: Episode One, The Phantom Menace. And it…

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
February 25, 2012
BLOGmagnumPI-OPEN1.jpg OK, this is just kuh-razy. This past week I posted a blog about my vintage 3 3/4″ mini-collections. In the last paragraph I alluded to the fact that I continually hunt for the rare LJN Magnum P.I. Ferrari and action figure. Its been a white whale of mine for a while. You know, one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2012
Poster over on the official Gentle Giant blog: Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to announce our 2012 WonderCon exclusive… To celebrate the return of 1999′s Episode I: The Phantom Menace in 3-D, Gentle Giant presents the special commemorative exclusive Yoda With 3-D glasses Mini Bust. This highly-detailed, film-accurate collectible puts the Jedi Master in the…

 

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