Articles for August, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2012
to debut at the Singapore Toys Games Comic Convention from the 1st-2nd Sept at the The Falcon’s Hangar Booth, Its the first time a Red Lion O has been produced by Bandai!! More details to come!! www.Singaporetgcc.com Credit: www.tfh.com.sg

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2012
Continues with Episodes II and III Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith to be Theatrically Released in 3D back-to-back in September and October, 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 27, 2012) – Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox have announced the official release dates for the 3D theatrical launch of Star Wars: Episode…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2012
For years, Star Trek fans have repeatedly opened hailing frequencies, demanding the return of 7-inch Star Trek figures — well, Diamond Select has heard their transmissions! This winter, DST plans to release the first in a line of Star Trek Select figures, depicting iconic characters from across the Star Trek universe in the 7-inch scale…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
August 25, 2012
In case you missed it, there’s only a few hours left to support the amazing BONES Kickstarter project from Reaper Miniatures.  We’ve seen this project grow over the past couple weeks, and we love it.  Here’s the skinny: basically you get 221 unpainted minifigures for $100 (!!!) The trick is, there is no actual came…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2012
 ~ HELLO KITTY KISS ~ ~ WORLD OF POP! VOLUME 1 ~ ~ DC COMICS MINI WACKY WOBBLERS ~ Guess what time it is… ‘Get Your Mind Blown’ O’clock…THAT’S what time! Boom! Hello Kitty KISS 5.5″ Vinyl Figures   If you thought our Star Wars Monster Mash-Ups were something… You aren’t even going to BELIEVE…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 25, 2012
  Los Angeles – August 24, 2012 – On the heels of its highly successful Kickstarter launch, Oculus, a developer of virtual reality (VR) technology, announced that the former Gaikai chief product officer and Scaleform CEO, Brendan Iribe, has joined Oculus as CEO. Other key hires include Michael Antonov and Jack McCauley, who join Oculus…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
August 24, 2012
JL-Box3a-150x112.gif They’ve been out for about 10 days, but I only got my brick on Wednesday.  Yes, a brick.  That is the term for buying 1/2 of a case of HeroClix, sealed.  The Justice League set is single figure blind boxed, with 21 different figures: The starting cast of the new Justice League, Justice League Dark,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2012
Because we ALL know it’s never too early to get a jump on a holiday… 4.5″ Star Wars Mini Monster Mash-Ups An all new design for our ever popular Star Wars Monster Mash-Ups… Miniaturizing is kind of ‘our thang’… Why not do with the two things we love most…Star Wars and MONSTERS!??! Great idea! Done…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2012
In recent years, Diamond Select Toys has dazzled toy car collectors with their realistic lights-and-sounds 1:15-scale replicas of the time machine from the Back to the Future trilogy. Well, DST recently announced that they were going back into production on three of the time machines — the original, the 1950s version and the Old West…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2012
007: Legends Movie-Inspired Mission Announcement ACTIVISION PUBLISHING REVEALS DIE ANOTHER DAY AND LICENCE TO KILL AS NEXT MOVIE-INSPIRED MISSIONS IN 007™ LEGENDS VIDEO GAME Santa Monica, CA – August, 2012 – With Moonraker and On Her Majesty’s Secret Service already unveiled, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard Inc., (Nasdaq: ATVI) revealed today Die Another Day and…

 

20120821-201355.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE​ The EXCLUSIVE Transformers Figure Subscription Service in underway! Fort Worth, TX – August 21st, 2012 – Fun Publications, Inc., licensee for Hasbro’s official Transformers Collectors’ Club (The TCC), is thrilled to announce that they have begun taking orders for the all-new Transformers Figure Subscription Service! When Transformers Club members sign-up for this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2012
NEW YORK, NY – August 14, 2012 – The largest gathering of Star Wars fans, Star Wars Celebration VI, is about to take place again in Orlando, Florida August 23rd through the 26th and Ashley Eckstein announced today that she and her fangirl apparel company, Her Universe™, will be there in a big way with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2012
This might be better better described as episode 036.5… but for consistency’s sake we will call it 037. This is a Lenzi-less episode. It’s really just a mini-episode. We only had about a 36 hour window when Abby and I were back in LA between our wedding and our honeymoon and that just happened to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2012
2014 marks the 40th anniversary of Dungeons & Dragons, a game that is, simply put, a cultural phenomenon. Whether people know it or not, they are playing Dungeons & Dragons. Any computer game played, any role-playing game played, any online profile filled-out, have their elements and DNA rooted in Dungeons & Dragons. It’s a game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2012
After years of planning, Diamond Select Toys has opened up pre-orders for their first series of Battle Beasts Minimates! Appearing in the September issue of Previews, the first series of specialty figures will follow the IDW Publishing comic book mini-series, with characters and color schemes that will only be found at comic shops and specialty…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2012
Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2012) – Huckleberry picks up from their San Deigo Comic Con preview with the release of it’s first series of figures from Focus Features / LAIKA film ParaNorman.  The eight figure 3.5”-4” line encompasses all of the core characters and a number of spooky zombies.  Included are Norman in pajamas,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2012
 We’ve just listed a nice batch of cool new item listings this morning from our friends at BBTS: Game of Thrones – The Imp – Tyrion Lannister Statue http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11015&mode=retail&picture=out Mass Effect 3 – SX3 Alliance Fighter Replica http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DH11016&mode=retail&picture=out New Diamond Select: Star Trek Select – Mr Spock http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11839&mode=retail&picture=out Star Trek – Landing Party 3-Pack http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11838&mode=retail&picture=out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2012
S.H.I.E.L.D. Briefing Video for Upcoming Marvel Mobile Game Marvel has unleashed the first in a series of S.H.I.E.L.D. Briefing Videos for its new, unannounced Marvel mobile game. *** MARVEL XP BRIEFING *** A Mysterious energy pulse has hit Earth and knocked out communications around the globe. Prominent villainous organizations, such as HYDRA and A.I.M., have taken the opportunity to attack. S.H.I.E.L.D is calling…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2012
Poster yesterday on the MattyCollector news page: Club Eternia® Subscribers, Please keep in mind that due to scheduling issues beyond our control, there will be no MOTUC Club Eternia® subscription figure for August. Instead, Mekaneck expands your collection in September, and then in October Frosta™ breezes in along with Rattlor™. You will still receive all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 17, 2012
We can’t stop playing with the new Alice: Madness Returns figures from Diamond Select Toys! Video game-accurate versions of Alice, Hysteria Alice, the Cheshire Cat and a zombified Card Guard are all available now, so we dropped them in front of the Queen’s palace to show off their poseability — and, in Alice’s case, her…

 

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