Articles for June, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Preston T. Pinkerton, or just Mr. Pinkerton to his close friends, is the most intelligent and lovable hare in all the forest. He enjoys wearing his lucky pair of magic spectacles while skipping about on his many adventures. Wind him up and watch him hop and your joy for Mr. Pinkerton will never stop. Toy2R…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
A few cool new items to mention today from our friends at BBTS: Trade Federation – MTT (Multi Troop Transport) – a Monster set – priced at $159.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21983&mode=retail&picture=aux1 This incredible TRADE FEDERATION MTT vehicle will take you to new heights of realistic Star Wars action! Just like the vehicles that deployed wave after wave…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Back on track! I’m excited to have this new epsiode up this Monday… but Jason is feeling the pressure to deliver. This week it’s another split episode, but that also makes it a longer episode! First up we have a full length regular episode followed by three interviews conducted last week at E3 2012 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
Posted this evening on the Hot Toys Facebook page: Following The Joker 2.0 announcement last week, many of our fans should have been expecting more news about him! Here we are proud to present our specially tailor-made costume, which is finely customized by the extraordinaire 1/6th scale figure costume artist Kato. The Joker 2.0 costume…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
June 11, 2012
SupermanTheElite1.jpg Once again, I find myself wondering if DC/WB wants us to even know this is being made.  I have seen zero advertising for this release.  An interesting note, this will be the first release where I have not read the base story.  I did enjoy Joe Kelly’s Justice League which came out shortly after this,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High® and Fisher-Price® Extend Play Outside of the Toy Box with New Global Consumer Products Initiatives LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)— At the 2012 Las Vegas Licensing International Expo, Mattel, Inc. will showcase its powerful portfolio of iconic brands and successful properties. Mattel is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Over the weekend we uploaded our 2012 E3 pictures.  There were several items of note including:  Square Enix showing off their 2012 Comic Con exclusive – the black and white Arkham Asylum Batman and Joker, Bandai had a display of figures, and the video game museum had an incredible display of vintage game consoles and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week on MattyCollector.com Mattel announced the details of their SDCC 2012 ‘Masters of the Universe’ Costume Contest: He-Fans & She-Ravers,If you’ve been to SDCC, then you know one of the best things about it is checking out everyone in their most outrageous cosplay. For fans attending in 2012, show up in a MOTU costume…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Don’t Fall Asleep! There’s never been a better argument in favor of insomnia than A Nightmare on Elm Street, and for the latest in our series of San Diego Comic Con exclusive items, we’ve got the Gloved One himself, Freddy Krueger, as he appeared in the fifth installment of the franchise, The Dream Child. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Posted today on the Hot Toys Facebook page: “The search for our beginning could lead to our end” In view of the great response of the Prometheus movie, we are glad to announce that our movie-accurate collectibles are coming this Fall! Come and join this exciting adventure soon!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Revealed last week at E3 last week, Square Enix debuted the SDCC 2012 exclusive back and white versions of their Arkham Asylum Batman and the Joker. You can pre-order a set here.

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Prometheus Has Landed at NECA! The wait is finally over! Prometheus is now playing at a theater near you and we are proud to reveal the first of many figures we have been working on over the past 3 months. Prometheus Action Figures Revealed Please enjoy this teaser video and the accompanying images and brace yourselves for much more at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
This week Mattel announced the details of their annual June Disney/Pixar’s ‘Cars2’ K-mart Collectors event. Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans,The road to the World Grand Prix championship might be challenging for our friends from Radiator Springs, but we’re about to make it easier for you to collect your favorite vehicles from Disney • Pixar…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2012
BURBANK, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — If you “tawt you taw a puddy tat” or you’ve been asking yourself “What’s up, Doc!?,” it might just be because the beloved characters that have made such sights and sayings part of the universal lexicon are hotter than ever. Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) is looking to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 10, 2012
This past week on their MattyCollector.com page Mattel announced the official line up for their June 15th sale: Toy Fans, Here’s your reminder for our upcoming sale on Friday, June 15th. Be here at 9 a.m. PT and here’s what we’ll have for you: June 15th Monthly Sale DCU: Atrocitus (included with Club Infinite Earths…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2012
Well it’s official.  Hasbro is trying to kill us. The L.A. Times Hero Compex website is reporting today that Hasbro has created a 4 foot long Comic Con 2012 exclusive version of the S.H.E.I.L.D. Helicarier.  This is a foot longer than the retail edition shown at Toy Fair AND will come with an exclusive Captain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2012
Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” Trailer Wreck-It Ralph (voice of Reilly) longs to be as beloved as his game’s perfect Good Guy, Fix-It Felix (voice of McBrayer). Problem is, nobody loves a Bad Guy. But they do love heroes… so when a modern, first-person shooter game arrives featuring tough-as-nails Sergeant Calhoun (voice of Lynch), Ralph sees it as his ticket to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 9, 2012
EDISON, NJ, (June 7, 2012) – GUND®, maker of the world’s most huggable plush, announced today it has signed a licensing deal with Pretty Ugly™, LLC to make UGLYDOLL® branded plush characters.   GUND, the plush division of Enesco LLC, will begin selling and shipping UGLYDOLL plush products to current and new retail customers worldwide this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2012
Thor, a god and a superhero, is based off of the god Thor of Norse mythology. In 2011, the movie Thor released in United States earning a total of 180 million dollars. The storyline is center on Thor and Loki fight for their homeland of Asgard. Thor was also featured as one of the main…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 8, 2012
The Softer Side of Outer Space In the war between the survivors of the Twelve Colonies and the cybernetic Cylons, it’s always good to have fighter craft on hand, just in case a skirmish or a full-on battle breaks out. If our Viper Mark II Artisan Replica or our Cylon Raider Artisan Replica (sold out)…

 

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