Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2012
TRAVEL CHANNEL TO PREMIERE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES “TOY HUNTER” ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 AT 10:00 P.M., ET/PT May The Force Be With Toy Dealer Jordan Hembrough As He Hunts Down The Most Sought After Star Wars Collectibles, Batmans, Barbies And More Weekly Half-Hour Show Reveals the High Stakes of Toy Dealing   CHEVY CHASE, MD…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2012
The latest issue of Diamond Comics’ Previews catalog has been sent out to comic book shops, and it has a full range of products available for pre-order from Diamond Select Toys! Seriously, there’s something for everybody! Gamers, check out our Street FIghter X Tekken toys! Comic lovers, peruse our Marvel and Walking Dead offerings! Sci-Fi…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 22, 2012
BeetleShip-500x378.jpg For our friend VeeBee at The Fwoosh – from Heroclix Laval on Facebook.   Solicits for the upcoming The Batman set also promise us a Batmobile and Invisible Jet.  I want these because I play the game, but when was the last time someone made us an Invisible Jet? 

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
Metal Boy debuts  as a “Gokin Toy”!  From a very popular garage kit series “Metal Box”  for its over 20 different SD characters in its line and its integrated size, here comes  “Getter Dragon” pre-painted and pre-assembled die cast toy!  Enjoy the new version of Metal Box with upgraded play value such as fully articulated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
Announced yesterday on Robert Kirkman’s “Skybound” website as well as TVGuide.com, McFarlane Toys have created an exclusive “The Walking Dead” action figure for San Diego Comic Con International 2012.   The Skybound SDCC Exclusive Bloody Poncho Michonne variant figure comes with a bloody paint deco, including her bloody katana blade and other zombie killing instruments and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
Mattel honors and takes inspiration from Ruth and Elliot Handler — True Visionaries in the Toy Industry   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– At a ceremony earlier today at its Southern California headquarters, Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) renamed and dedicated its design center the Handler Team Center in honor of founders Ruth and Elliot Handler. Joined…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
Our friends at BigBadToyStore.com have just launched a $5,000 Store Credit Giveaway – First prize is a $1500 Store Credit Shopping Spree, and they have 40+ other prizes ranging from $20 to $500.    To enter, simply ‘Like’ them on Facebook and fill out a quick form – the direct link to our facebook page…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 22, 2012
The Hot Toys DX Joker Collectible Figure has been very well-received since its launch in 2009. In view of fans’ expectation, Hot Toys is proud to present his advanced version – The DX Joker 2.0 Collectible Figure from The Dark Knight movie, specially crafted based on the image of Heath Ledger as The Joker in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
The Line Premieres at Comic-Con International and Includes a Limited Edition Comic-Con Exclusive (Boston, MA – June 19, 2012) – Mimoco, creator of the MIMOBOT® line of designer USB flash drives and MIMOMICRO® card readers, and Cartoon Network Enterprises, the licensing and merchandising arm of the television network, announce a brand-new partnership that will bring…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
SHOUT! FACTORY POWERS INTO COMIC-CON™ INTERNATIONAL 2012 WITH HIGHLY ANTICIPATED HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCT LINES, ICONIC POP CULTURE BRANDS AND A SPECIAL PANEL EVENT CELEBRATING THE SERIES THAT STARTED A GLOBAL POP CULTURE PHENOMENON, POWER RANGERS   Putting the Pop in Your Culture One Disc at a Time at Shout! Factory’s Booth # 3849   Shout!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
Toys“R”Us Times Square Becomes “Spidey Central” With Authentic Movie Props, Appearances By “Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man” and More   Everyone’s collective spider-sense is tingling with anticipation as the newest film dedicated to the ‘ol Web-Head is set to swing into theaters on Tuesday, July 3. With anticipation reaching radioactive levels, many kids want to don…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 21, 2012
NECA’s 2012 SDCC Pack Includes “Cave Johnson” Portal Replica, Limited Comic-Con DVD + 6 Other Exclusives! NECA always had an amazing lineup of Comic Con Exclusives each year and 2012 is no exception.  They also always make it easy for fans that can’t attend the show to get their exclusives on line after the show, this year they are making it even easier by giving 250 fans the opportunity to buy…

 

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