Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Prolific toy industry sculptor Tim Bruckner (DC Dynamics, Batman: Hush) has launched a new, affordable line of garage kits and hand-painted mini-busts based on his own sculpts of famous characters from literature and history. Called IconoCasts, the first assortment of three characters includes The Monster from Mary Shelley’s  “Frankenstein,” hopeless romantic Cyrano de Bergerac and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
walking-dead-season-2-poster-150x150.jpg I know some folks don’t care for spoilers and want to go in fresh, so I’m going to do you a favor and make you work for the news.  We were just sent a press release about a new character from ‘The Walking Dead’ comic book series that will be appearing in season 3 and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
The Universe’s Most Notorious Sith Brings Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Four to a Dramatic End Season Four of Star Wars: The Clone Wars concludes with a nail-biting, two-part finale arc beginning Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network with “Brothers.” After being used as a weapon of vengeance by Count…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Diamond Select Toys revealed a bunch of cool new licenses at New York Toy Fair, and one of the most awe-inducing reveals was the classic Halloween property Mad Monster Party! Based on the 1967 Rankin/Bass feature film, the movie featured all of the famous monsters in the studio’s classic stop-motion style, and so will the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Gotham City Impostors DLC for Xbox 360 Now Available Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announced that a free downloadable content pack for Gotham City Impostors is available now in the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.  The content will be available for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC in the near future. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
This news was just sent to us from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: Mattel has just given us the go-ahead to begin preorders on DCU All Stars Waves 2 and 3. Wave 2 contains: Flash (New 52 JLA) Red Robin Supergirl Superman (New 52 JLA) http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MAT14397&mode=retail Wave 3 contains: Batgirl Batman (New 52 JLA) Hawkman Steel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
QMX will be releasing a set of coasters based on the Colonial seal from the Syfy original series, Battlestar Galactica. The set contains four coasters modeled on the phoenix plaque seen in almost every episode of the popular television series. The coasters are a faithful re-creation of the Colonial seal that hung in the CIC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 24, 2012
Diamond Select Toys New York Toy Fair 2012 Round-Up: Mobile Action Xtreme We’ve got another batch of pictures from the Diamond Select Toys booth at New York Toy Fair 2012 — and this time it’s Mobile Action Xtreme! The rescue-themed Minimates line is back for a third go-round, and this time it’s not Toys “R” Us exclusive — that’s right, MAX is going nationwide! In addition to…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 23, 2012
JusticeLeague_Dark1-500x300.jpg As frequent readers know, I’ve posted a bunch of stuff about WizKids HeroClix gaming miniatures figures and the game itself. It might be a safe bet to guess that I like the miniatures and the game. And you would be right. But I have a complaint about an upcoming product that I wanted to share….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
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, this beautifully-crafted maxi-bust presents Star Trek legend DeForest Kelley in his unforgettable role as Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoy.   Every detail and nuance of McCoy’s dedicated &…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
What started out as an experiment by Jason and Peter as part of our Toy Fair coverage has now become an integrated part of the site- You guys said you liked it and wanted it to stick around and we listened!  Our Toy Fair Talk board is now just the “Toy Talk” board.  It’s a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Batmobile Collectible Vehicle featuring the likeness and details of the Batmobile from the Batman (1989) movie. The 1/6th scale Batmobile Collectible Vehicle specially features: – Authentically detailed 1/6th scale model car – Approximately 39” L x 16” W x 9” H – Perfect scale to Hot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with an epic four-episode arc that leads into the season finale, and return of the universe’s most notorious Sith. This week, in “Massacre,” Count Dooku is determined to have revenge against the Nightsisters of Dathomir after their betrayal. General Grievous launches an all-out droid attack against the magic-wielding witches,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 23, 2012
Posted this week on their Facebook page: Following the great response of the announcement of Nick Fury from The Avengers, one of our largest campaigns this year, we believe that our fans just can’t wait to have a glimpse of the other members of the team! Glad to let our fans know that all characters…

 

by Jason "JJJason" Chirevas
February 22, 2012
2856_565415361255_33403582_33680784_8325850_n.jpg He-Man and I have had a rocky relationship. Wait. Can we go back? I just… Crap. OK. In a past post, I asked you to decide which of The Big Three is the all-time biggest non-licensed action figure property; G.I. Joe, Transformers, or Masters of the Universe. Opinion was typically divided, but no one disputed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2012
Commemorative Exhibit Features Dozens of Timeless Playthings – From a 1905 Richard Steiff Teddy Bear To a 1976 Hello Kitty Plush Toy – Providing Visitors with a Look Back in Time at The Legendary Toy Store   WAYNE, NJ (February 22, 2012) – Since 1862, one brand has embodied whimsical, high-quality, innovative toys. Now celebrating…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 22, 2012
inner_en-500x144.jpg Hey! Have you heard that Mega Bloks will be producing sets based upon the super-successful MMO World of Warcraft by Blizzard Entertainment? Yeah, I may have mentioned it once or twice, or more ’round these parts. Well, our friends at Mega Bloks are running a contest to rev up the buzz before the sets are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2012
We broke this news yesterday in our new episode of “Geek Shall Inherit” and our interview with the guys from EMCE.  Now here are all the details any pictures!   Legendary makeup artist’s figure and chair to be immortalized in 1/9 scale NEW YORK, February 21, 2012 – EMCE TOYS, the brand that revived the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2012
New York Toy Fair is over, and the Diamond Select Toys booth was a whirlwind of activity the whole time, thanks to a bunch of cool new license announcements, as well as some great reveals from their existing lines. Since the show isn’t open to the public, Diamond Select was nice enough to send over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 21, 2012
HeroClixOnLine.gif HeroClix Online developers today announced the next online set to be featured in the “Figure of the Week” program, in which two figures from an upcoming set are made available weekly for a limited, promotional price. The new set, from Marvel, showcases the upcoming Galactic Guardians collection and will run this Thursday, February 23 through…

 

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