Articles for March, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
With two full waves of Diamond Select Toys’ Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Minimates line out in stores, DST decided to hold a photo contest, to see who could stage the best fight scene. The winner would get a set of Minimates from every line DST made, plus some rare Minimate prizes, and that brought out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
The McDonalds promotion for Cartoon Network/DC Nation ‘Green Lantern: The Animated Series’ started this week for their Happy Meal boys toys offering.  There are 8 toys as part of the promotion including figures of Hal, Kilowog and Razor as well as a ring, a mask and the interceptor ship. To see images of each toy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Toy collectors and fans of the 80s are in for a treat this weekend as the 2012 Canadian 80s Toy Expo will be at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel – 600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, Ontario this Sunday, April 1st. Featuring Canada’s largest dealer room of vendors selling 80s related merchandise, former WWF…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
With spring comes the new and away with the clutter! Spankin’ brand new releases from Toy2R will make your customs come alive with these new 5” Toyer Mini Qees. Toy2R is proud to release the mascot of the company in these two new styles that will surely make customizing fun – and even if you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Diamond Select Toys has been out of the Marvel statue game for a little while, but at one point they were steadily documenting every corner of the Marvel Universe, and one of the crown jewels in the line was their assortment of Spider-Man 3 busts and statues. Since they had so much fun working on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
The nice folks over at LEGO just sent us the image of the official “The Avengers” movie poster in LEGO Super Heroes form. AND they tipped us off to one more piece of news that hasn’t been shared yet- LEGO will be producing 2 million posters to be given away on the night of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 30, 2012
Hot Toys is proud to present the second limited edition collectible figurine – Hawkeye from the upcoming superhero blockbuster The Avengers. The movie-accurate collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in the movie, highlighting the newly developed head sculpt, highly detailed costume, weapons and accessories. The 1/6th scale Hawkeye…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 (Carlsbad, CA) –  Seven-year-old Phillip Engdahl from Escondido used a lightsaber alongside LEGOLAND® California’s General Manager Peter Ronchetti to cut the ribbon opening LEGO® Star Wars™ Gallery during an official ceremony today at the family theme park in Carlsbad. Engdahl was just one of 22 children from Make-A-Wish Foundation who were invited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron First Gameplay Trailer We have two new Transformers: Fall of Cybertron trailers for you today — the first gameplay trailer entitled “Our World” and a behind-the-scenes “Making of the Gameplay” trailer. Also Activision announced today the launch date of the game will be August 28, 2012. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron – Our World – 1st Gameplay Trailer Making…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
DAYTONA 500 Pace Cars Set the Pace for 1:18 Two pace cars from Two of the most eventful, historic years in NASCAR history Indianapolis, IN (February 1, 2012) Coming to the table with two new licenses, GreenLight is offering it’s first set of 1:18 DAYTONA 500 pace cars. GreenLight teamed up with NASCAR and the Daytona…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
Mezco Releases Limited Edition Living Dead Doll Banners For Series 23 NY- Due to overwhelming demand caused by the Living Dead Doll window display at New York’s famous Forbidden Planet, Mezco is releasing a limited run of collectible vinyl banners: The Living Dead Dolls Series 23 introduces Teddy, Quack, Agatha, Jennocide and Betsy: these little…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
Toy2R presents the new 5 Inch Mini Qee Spike Bear and Melting Bear Collection Taking DIY to the next level, these two new editions of the Toy2R infamous Bear Qee will challenge artists and allow for customs like never before. From graffiti styles with the Melting Bear to the Kaiju genre with the Spike Bear…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 29, 2012
This week we’ll be taking a look at the newest additions to the 4″ Young Justice Line from Mattel.  Artemis is part of the new wave of single carded figures that will be shipping soon.  This new wave is a four figure wave with two members of the Young Justice team (Robin and Artemis) and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2012
Kinect Star Wars Launch Trailer Get ready to enter the Star Wars universe in an entirely new way. Featuring iconic settings, characters and action, Kinect™ Star Wars™ puts you in the Star Wars you know and love, and lets you unleash your inner Jedi – with no controller in the way.   Enter the Galaxy True to the Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2012
The following email was sent out this morning to subscribers of Mattel’s “DC Club Infinite Earths” 2012 figure subscription program. DC Universe Fans, It’s been a long time coming and DC Universe Club Infinite Earths is now on the horizon!  Golden Age Flash will be the first figure released and we’ve just confirmed we’ll receive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2012
~ THE BEATLES: YELLOW SUBMARINE ~ POP! Rocks: The Beatles Yellow Submarine We all live in a yellow submarine…Yellow submarine, yellow submarine! The Blue Meanies have attacked Pepperland!! There is only one way to defeat these music hating creatures… With the awesome sounds of ‘The Beatles’! Available MAY 10TH! ~ BATMAN VINYL INVADER ~ Invading…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 28, 2012
Classic Star Trek fans rejoice! Leonard Nimoy will reprise his role as Mr. Spock on this Thursday’s episode of  The Big Bang Theory — but he won’t be playing the role by himself. Instead, Nimoy will lend his voice to an 8-inch, cloth costumed Mr. Spock figure from Diamond Select Toys’ Star Trek Retro Cloth…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (March 27, 2012) – LEGOLAND® California’s Master Model Builders, Gary McIntire and Ryan Ziegelbauer, installed a new LEGO® model of a Jawa sandcrawler in LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland today as the family theme park prepares to reveal the expanded area to the public on March 29. The giant Jawa sandcrawler, featured in Star…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 27, 2012
This week we’ll be taking a look at the newest additions to the 4″ Young Justice Line from Mattel.  Green Lantern is part of the new wave of single carded figures that will be shipping soon.  This new wave is a four figure wave with two members of the Young Justice team (Robin and Artemis)…

 

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