Articles for May, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2012
As the tide rolls in, it brings a warning from the sea…the Captain is not gone, but waiting. Deep in the water the peg-legged pirate waits to set sail once again on the Whispering Corsair along with his crew of undead shipmates. Reel in this limited edition ghostly “Deep Blue Sea” variant when Toy2R releases…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2012
New Fighting Game Franchise from the Makers of Award-Winning Mortal Kombat Franchise Revealed BURBANK, Calif. – May 31, 2012 – What if our greatest heroes became our greatest threat?  Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Injustice: Gods Among Us, an all-new game in development by award-winning NetherRealm Studios, creators of the definitive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2012
Plants vs. Zombies has won over 30 Game of the Year Awards! This game has managed to combined two favorite pastimes: ZOMBIES…AND…KILLING ZOMBIES! …Oh, yes, and PLANTS…because shotguns, crossbows and sharp objects are SO five minutes ago. Pop Cap’s ‘Plants vs. Zombies‘ comes to Funko’s Pop Vinyl line.  The first five offerings in the line…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 31, 2012
AMT® To Release Set of Three Iconic Ships from “Star Trek®: The Motion Picture” & “Star Trek® II: The Wrath of Khan”   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 05/29/2012 – AMT®, a brand of Round 2, LLC, will introduce to its popular 1:2500 scale Cadet Series of model kits three ships featured in Star Trek®: The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
Street Grapes is an up and coming street artist and illustrator who is passionate about many forms of art. He combines hand drawn and graphic art together to make sophisticated and distinctive designs. Street Grapes was born and raised in Russia, and now has been living in the USA for 6 years. His art can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
We just got word about two exciting retailer exclusive offers available for the highly anticipated TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON video game, which launches on August 28th. Starting today, nostalgic fans who pre-order the game at GameStop will receive a unique unlock code for the G1 RETRO PACK.  This exclusive content will let fans play as the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
While attending activities in Beijing, Swarovski spokesperson and now designer Michele Reis was surprised with a mysterious gift, an 8 inch Qee Bear covered in nearly 10,000 various sized Swarovski Elements crystals. The figure was designed with her birth date as well as “JMJ” the children’s charity fund she founded with her husband and son. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure won critical and fan acclaim last year by being the first game to combine the toy world and the game world into one singular, seamless experience. Skylanders brought toys into the game world; now we’re bringing that game into the real world. Skylanders Giants is coming this Fall, and we’ll be there…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2012
Hasbro has just released an impressive list of new products Star Wars Vintage Figures – Wave 04 – This wave features 6 new figures each with a normal version of the packaging as well as a new promotional blue card version.   Cases, Sets, and Singles are available here: http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=2012+vintage+04 Marvel Universe 2012 – Wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Last week Mattel posted the following news on how to pre-order their SDCC 2012 exclusives for those attending the con this summer:   Toy Fans,SDCC is right around the corner and, as we’ve done since 2010, we’re going to offer a limited amount of products to be pre-ordered here at MattyCollector.com for pick-up at San…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
What is Mego Meet? Mego Meet is a chance for the Mego toy collector community to get together in person to trade and buy parts and action figures, attend sessions designed to educate and answer questions about the Mego Corporation and the toys they made, but more than anything a chance to connect with friends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Featuring CMX-HD Capabilities and Better Discoverability May 29th, 2012 – New York, NY — Image Comics, one of the largest comics publishers in the United States, and comiXology, the world’s largest digital comics platform, announced today the newly upgraded Image Comics iOS App, bringing the critically acclaimed 3.1 version of their app to fans of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
We just received the following news from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: Hi – We’ve just dropped pricing on three new Masterpiece offerings from Takara – MP-12 Sideswipe ($83.99), MP-12 Red Alert ($83.99), MP-13 Soundwave ($139.99) and have posted this on our site Attention Transformers Customers – BBTS ‘Thank You’ Preorder Price Cut We appreciate your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Diamond Select Toys’ Amazing Spider-Man Minimates are scheduled to arrive in comic book shops and online toy stores on Wednesday, and the Toys “R” Us assortment has started to trickle out across the country. With product in hand and the movie still a month away, DST has taken the opportunity to re-create some of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Critically Acclaimed, Top-Selling Action-Adventure Game of 2011 Returns Fully Loaded with the Complete Content Set Including the Brand New Harley Quinn’s Revenge Mission   BURBANK, Calif. – May 29, 2012 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced that Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham City™ Game of the Year Edition is now available in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Announces First Six Marvel Universe Super Heroes to Join Line-up Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—May 29, 2012—This fall, Wizkids, game creator and wholly owned subsidiary of NECA, is enabling fans and players to unlock the wondrous world of HeroClix directly from their iPad devices, and have today announced the inclusion of Marvel Universe Super Heroes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2012
Video Preview: SDCC The Dark Knight Rises Batman Exclusive, MOTUC Snake Men & Horde Prime Scott Neitlich, aka Toy Guru, gives you a preview of three 2012 figures: The Dark Knight Rises Batman (in amazing packaging featuring Wayne Manor and the Bat Cave, plus lights and sounds) and from MOTUC, the Snake Men 2-pack and Horde Prime  

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2012
Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to all who do and have served in the armed forces. It’s because of your sacrifice that Jason and I are able to sit in a room together once a week and talk about whatever we want, and you are able to listen to it whenever you want. We had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2012
ATTLEBORO, MA. — Kasual Friday, LLC announced today it has entered into agreement with MGM to manufacture and market a variety of products based on classic MGM properties including the Rocky series, RoboCop and Army of Darkness beginning in 2012. The product line will launch May 31st at Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con and celebrate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2012
Just a reminder that today, Sunday May 27th is the street date for both Mattel’s ‘Dark Knight Rises line (as well as their Batman Power Attack line) and Hasbro’s The Amazing Spider-Man lines. Not all retailers have paid attention to the street date. Many TRU stores started putting product out earlier this week, while some…

 

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