Articles for February, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2012
Several new pictures of Mattel’s recently announced “evergreen” Batman line – Power Attack Batman have surfaced on various retailer sites.   An “evergreen” line is one that is not tied to any other media. Previously we showed you a few Batman variants and the Batmobile.  Now we see 2 more Batmen and our first look at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
BBP6MilManOscarFemTease-150x150.jpg Today the gang over at EntertainmentEarth.com posted some teaser images of Bif Bang Pow products they will be showing at Toy Fair 2012.   These are just the character sheets, but it gives you an idea of what the final product might look like and what accessories they might include. First up- their retro Mego-esque $6…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
Fans have been waiting a long time to get a classic looking Ultron for the Marvel Legends 6″ scale.   Hopefully getting a 7″ scale Marvel Select Ultron will help curb some of that want. MTV Geek has a first look at this DST pre-Toy Fair debut of the latest Marvel Select figure from Diamond Select…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
blank.gif Just a little bit ago Scott from Mattel took to the MattyCollector boards to clear up some confusion and update fans of Mattel’s DC Universe products on what news they will have in store for them at next week’s Toy Fair presentation. AFi will be on hand at the event and bringing you all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
Toy2R brings vinyl back to music with the announcement of a licensed collaboration with Grammy nominated phenom – DEADMAU5. Roaming the floor during next week’s Toy Fair trade show, Toy2R will be hyping this project as well as other hot 2012 releases. Stay Tuned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
SCREENLIFE CELEBRATES 10tH ANNIVERSARY OF SCENE IT? WITH First-Ever Star WarsTM Scene It? Game REVEALED at 2012 NY International Toy Fair Entertainment Trivia Game Series Adds New Titles, Streaming Options   SEATTLE, WA – February 8, 2012 – Today, Screenlife®, creators of the popular Scene It?® entertainment trivia games announced its 2012 retail lineup, which…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 8, 2012
MonsterHigh_DVD_cover1-150x150.jpg Monster High™: Ghouls Rule! Available Fall 2012 on DVD and Digital Download LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel and Universal Pictures today announce a worldwide marketing and distribution alliance for the first ever feature-length DVDs from the hugely successful Monster High™ franchise. Monster High™: Ghouls Rule! will be the first direct-to-DVD, CG-animated film to be released under…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 8, 2012
marsattacks_logo11.jpg Mars Attacks is making a comeback in 2012, and as a fan of vintage sci-fi, I’m pretty excited by the imminent invasion.

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 7, 2012
DrStrange1-500x261.jpg As we prepare for Toy Fair, NECA and Wiz Kids are not taking a break.  Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday they have been previewing more pieces from their upcoming sets of HeroClix.  Star Trek tactics – which involves ship battles has just released.  The big push now is Galactic Guardians, their next upcoming major release….

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 7, 2012
SNOWLOTITLEA2.jpg The Han Snowlo Project: part II. So I started this goofy experiment in my last blog entry.  Over the course of Thursday through Sunday, I tracked the rate of snowfall using a broomstick and my son’s Han Solo. You can see the progress of the snow below, along with the anguished plastic cries of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
In case you haven’t found any of the new vintage style “Phantom Menace” Star Wars figures from Hasbro, there is a sticker on them about a new contest.   Hasbro is giving away an all new life-sized Darth Maul signed by George Lucas.  This is a brand new sculpt, not the one done for Pepsi back…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
We got some news today from the Hasbro Transformers team reguarding the US release of the TRANSFORMERS PRIME First Edition Figures: TRANSFORMERS fans, As we greatly value our TRANSFORMERS fans and consumers, we appreciate the opportunity to clarify and explain the current situation with TRANSFORMERS PRIME First Edition figure availability in the U.S. We very…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
The Four Horsemen’s upcoming gallery show, Toypocalypse 2: Futuretro begins this Friday, February 10th at 7pm at the TT Underground Gallery in New York City, and the Horsemen are ready to reveal the limited edition Outer Space Men print that will be sold along with the exclusive “Cosmic Creators” Outer Space Men figures set at…

 

by Jeff Cope
February 7, 2012
gamestars_logo1.jpg As a player of video games, I was so happy to see Unimax launch their Gamestars line last year. While the 3-3/4″ revolution was going on strong at a variety of toy companies and with a variety of properties, it seemed video game-based action figures were only being made in the 6-7″ scale, with the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
Full Trailer for ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Today Sony released the full trailer for their upcoming ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ movie coming July 2012.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 7, 2012
How did Jason and Daniel do with their Super Bowl picks?   Well, they are nerds, so how do you think that might turn out? Actually they talk about: – all the Super Bowl genre commercials and trailers that leaked out last week and Jason coins the phrase “easiers.” – Jason jumps into the 21st century…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2012
This past weekend, Superbowl watchers were treated to the new Avengers trailer showing the heroes in action, including our first full look at the gargantuan Hulk. Well, the Marvel Select toy line has been making waves lately with its larger figures, which tower over other entries in the 7-inch-scale line, and last week they finally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2012
Thor, Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Incredible Hulk.    Diamond Select Toys has made Minimates for each of the key Marvel movies so far, and now they’re making Minimates for the most action-packed Marvel movie yet! Hitting stores this spring will be two assortments of figures, one exclusively available at Toys “R”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2012
ScreenHunter_01-Feb.-06-12.53-150x129.gif A company that makes pool toys called “Swimways” let the cat… or the Lizard out of the bag last week when they updated their website to show their new line of pool toys based on the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-man” movie.  Included in that update were product images based on The Lizard, the villain in…

 

by Glenn Moss
February 6, 2012
Well, not that it has been all that missed, but I have not done a blog in a long time. With the demise of LOST, I was just too depressed to go on. But at mid-season Fox debuted Alcatraz! But anyone expecting the next Lost might be disappointed by Alcatraz – with its eccentric scientists,…

 

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