Articles for September, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that Jessica Dunne, former executive vice president, Licensing, Disney Classic Characters and Disney Baby, was appointed GM & senior vice president, Consumer Products, responsible for overseeing licensing for Mattel’s stable of powerhouse brands, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, Fisher-Price® and American Girl®. Dunne also joins…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
Beginning today, Marvel is dropping the price of its epic mobile title Avengers Initiative to $2.99.  The limited time promotional price drop, from $6.99, celebrates the September 25 release of ‘Marvel’s: The Avengers’ Blu-Ray 3D, Blu-Ray and DVD. Avengers Initiative burst onto the mobile scene on September 6, 2012 as Marvel’s first episodic game created…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
The first series of Street Fighter X Tekken Minimates will be arriving in stores on Wednesday, but Diamond Select Toys is already hard at work on Series 2! Coming in January 2013, some of the most iconic characters in Street Fighter will face off with some of the biggest names in Tekken, as seen in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
Injustice: Gods Among Us Scheduled for April 2013 Launch New Gameplay Video and Screenshots Revealed at Tokyo Game Show   Code Red!  Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment confirmed that Injustice: Gods Among Us, the new DC Comics fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, is scheduled to battle its way into retail stores worldwide April 2013 for the Xbox 360® video game and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
————- NEW PREORDERS ————- REISSUE TRANSFORMERS The Commemorative G1 Optimus and G1 Soundwave with Ravage & Laserbeak figures have just been listed. They are priced at $69.99 and $59.99 respectively. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10681 2013 HOT WHEELS RETRO & MORE A bunch of new Hot Wheels have gone up on the site. Among them are 1:50 Scale Series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2012
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14 AT 11:30 PM Unscripted Series Executive Produced By Kevin Smith, Charlie Corwin and Elyse Seiden New York – September 2012 – AMC’s unscripted series “Comic Book Men,” returns for its second season on Sunday, October 14 at 11:30 PM ET/PT. The sixteen-episode season is executive produced by Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 24, 2012
HeroClix Online developers today released all-new Marvel content, featuring six new figures from the Hulked-Out Heroes collection. The new figures include Winter Hulk, Hulklops, Icehulk, Hulkmariner, Mighty Thorr and Wolverage. The new figures, compatible with all other Marvel figures with Marvel maps and tournaments are available as tournament prizes beginning today. Please feel free to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 22, 2012
Frosta’s arms are incorrect. They know it. They will offer full refunds for sub holders but this is the only Frosta they will make. They will do a free gift as an apology for sub holders. Temple of Darkness Sorceress is selling fast. May sell out and not hit Matty. Jan 2013 Netossa. Based mostly…

 

by Cesar Zamora
September 20, 2012
IMG_0162-500x375.jpg Earlier tonight I attended the World Premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns part 1 of 2 at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. 2012 will be remembered as one of the best years for superhero movies and luckily this direct to video movie is only another plus in that column. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2012
Today on their Facebook page, DC Collectibles showed fans a packaged and loose sample of their next 3.75″ Green Lantern 2-pack.  This set featuring John Stewart and red lantern leader Atrocitus will be exclusive to NYCC next month at the Graphitti Designs booth #939 and will be $25.   Also for sale at the show…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2012
Got an update yesterday from Joe Amaro on his latest project, a 3rd party custom vehicle for 6″ figures: So…I have good news and bad news… First let me say this is by far the most complicated fan project I have ever done! Coordinating everything was a huge task! I love the end results, it…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 20, 2012
30TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION OF HE-MAN® AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE® CELEBRATES THE HISTORY OF THE ANIMATED FRANCHISE WITH AN EPIC LIMITED EDITION DVD SET LOADED WITH COLLECTIBLE BONUS ITEMS He-Man® and the Masters of the Universe®  Collection Offers Fans 189 Episodes on 22 DVDs of the Three Television Series   Minneapolis, MN (September…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2012
VIDEO- Modern Collector: Dr. Mark Glassy This is a great video produced by the gang over at Sideshow Collectibles.   Well worth 6 minutes of your time.  Dr. Mark Glassy takes us on a remarkable journey through his life as a science fiction collector and scientist. Check it out:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2012
The Funko licensing juggernaut rolls on with this new announcement of upcoming product based on Masters of the Universe and Power Rangers:   Awwww….The Year of SWEET Anniversary’s! Masters of the Universe Wacky Wobblers Happy 30th Anniversary to Masters of the Universe! If we were married to you, we would buy you pearls and take…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2012
New ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Trailer The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Trailer #2 hit the internet today to much acclaim. In the film starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Cate Blanchett – a Hobbit, journeys to the Lonely Mountain accompanied by a group of dwarves to reclaim a treasure taken from them by the dragon Smaug. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” hits…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 19, 2012
————- NEW PREORDERS ————- BRUTICUS MAXIMUS ASIA EXCLUSIVE REISSUE This popular set will soon be available in a new G1-inspired color scheme.  Exclusive to Asia only (not Japan), we will be able to get some for our customers.  It is currently priced at $199.99, although this price may decrease once we have more information.  It…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
If it’s Wednesday, it must be New Toy Day! Diamond Select Toys has a couple of new products shipping to comic shops this week — both of them Marvel Comics-based — and there’s also an actual comic book they want you to check out! It’s not Marvel, but it’s quite possibly the awesomest comic you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
NEW YORK, NY – September 18th, 2012 – Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars™: The Clone Wars and founder of the popular female sci-fi merchandise line, Her Universe™, is giving fans an expanded and unprecedented look behind-the-scenes of her experiences at the largest Star Wars event in the world, Celebration VI,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
Titan to produce shirts and merchandise   New York, N.Y. (September 17, 2012) – Titan Merchandise, a leading international licensee of pop culture icons and Captain Action Enterprises, licensors of the popular Captain Action line, have teamed up to produce a series of T-shirts, mugs, I.D. holders and more.  These products will be on sale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 18, 2012
Our old pal Casmir from Inanimate Objects and our very own Peter/Vader have joined forces on a brand new resource website that I know you will want to check our called “DC Animated Universe Comics.” DC Animated Universe Comics intends to chronicle every issue that ties into the various animated series collectively known as the…

 

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