Articles for September, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
WIZKIDS REVEALS HEROCLIX TABAPP™ AND MARVEL FIGURE LAUNCH DATES Hillside, N.J. & Cary, N.C.—September 17, 2012—WizKids Games today announced the release date for HeroClix TabApp™, the much anticipated addition to the HeroClix franchise. An extension of the HeroClix brand, HeroClix TabApp™ is an interactive toy, which combines physical toy miniature figures with digital gameplay designed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
NEW YORK, New York (September 17, 2012)  After a successful, fully-funded Kickstarter project to fund an exclusive colorway of the Scott Tolleson Uncle Argh Noir Mini Qee, Tenacious Toys is gearing up to sell the remaining stock of Argh Noirs on their website www.tenacioustoys.com beginning Wednesday, September 19th at 9AM EST. While the fulfillment of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
The shadow of the dark side falls upon Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Five as the series moves closer to the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. Some characters will meet their destinies over the course of the hit show’s upcoming fifth season. The question is: Who Will Fall?   Star Wars: The Clone…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
Art Asylum has been making electronic Star Trek ships since 2001, when they first made toys for the TV show Enterprise, including an electronic NX-01. Since then, Art Asylum has moved on to other Star Trek shows, including The Original Series and The Next Generation, and even feature films, and their miniature Starfleet now includes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
Most fans figured that when Mattel announced Thunder-Punch He-man that Dragon Blaster Skeltor would be coming hot on his heels since they were companion (variant) figures back in the vintage line. This one is a little strange in the MOTUC line as this Skeletor variant was based on the gimmick that the dragon-blaster squirted a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 17, 2012
On my way back from Comikaze today I stopped by my local Toys R Us.  I saw the new glow in the dark Amazing Spiderman figures from Hasbro. There is also a “Buy one, get one 50% off on all Mattel DC Universe products, including Action League, Young Justice, JLU and DCUC. Also there is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2012
We’re another month in to the final countdown of Mattel’s Justice League Unlimited line.   This is the third in the final six 3-packs of figures featuring 2 new figures and one re-release.  New in this set are villain (and former caveman) Vandal Savage and  (recent caveman) Future Superman.  The re-issue is a repaint of Batman. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 16, 2012
Fans of He-Man, She-Ra, and Thundercats will gather again this year to celebrate their love of the popular cartoon and toy lines at the second annual Power-Con/Thundercon. In addition to enjoying creator and guest speakers, toy vendors, and unique displays, fans will also have the opportunity to raise money for children in need by participating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 15, 2012
Many Target stores have reset their flex area from “Back To School” to their new Halloween set up.  That means new toys and sometimes even exclusives.  There are several new collectibles in the display that toy fans might be interested in this year. Mattel has repainted one of their 4″ Dark Knight Rises Batman figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2012
DC Collectibles reveals the Batman Arkham City: Harley Quinn Statue! This Arkham City Harley Quinn Statue at the press-only event at SDCC this summer and then they teased it a bit at the DC Collectibles panel.  Now we get our first full public look at this upcoming statue. T

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2012
gallery link="file" orderby="title" We have assets for Activision Wii U titles coming out of Nintendo’s Wii U press conference at the following location: Activision’s current announced Wii U line-up includes Transformers Prime, 007 Legends, Skylanders Giants and Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2012
Following today’s Wii U announcement, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and WB Games Montreal are excited to share several new screenshots for Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition, the enhanced version of the award-winning blockbuster videogame coming exclusively to the Wii U this holiday season.

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2012
Developers of HeroClix Online today announced an all new Figure of the Week program, featuring Marvel’s The Avengers Movie Team Pack. The program introduces 12 new figures to the online game, three available per week starting today through October 10. Check out the full schedule below: Sept. 13-19: Volstagg, Hogun and Fandral Sept. 20-26: Skrull…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 13, 2012
92-Foot Corkscrew Jump Featured in Newest Team Hot Wheels™ Episode   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Hot Wheels® set its second world record this summer and third in 18 months pulling off a 92-foot corkscrew jump in a life-size Hot Wheels® performance buggy. Taking place at an undisclosed part of the Hot Wheels Test Facility during…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2012
FIGHT THE DEAD. FEAR THE LIVING. International Premieres of “The Walking Dead” Season 3  Locked for the Week of October 15 Across All FOX International Channels Markets For Immediate Release – “The Walking Dead,” the most watched drama in basic cable history, returns for an exhilarating new season on Sunday, October 14 at 9pm ET/PT. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2012
New ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Trailer #2 Walt Disney Pictures has released the second trailer for their upcoming animated feature “Wreck-It Ralph” starring the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, and Sarah Silverman. Opening November 2nd, 2012.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 12, 2012
Autumn Sale! Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, DC & More on Sale! 4,000+ items on sale with 20% – 90% discounts. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=10142 ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- MASTER OF THE UNIVERSE CASTLE GRAYSKULL STATUE This new piece by Icon Heroes is their take on Castle Grayskull.  It stands 9.75″ tall by 9″ wide and 11″ deep and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
New Preview For The CW’s “Arrow” A new preview of the  upcoming DC Entertainment property “Arrow.”    “Arrow” premieres on CW Wednesday October 10th.

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
The toy collecting community was thrown for a loop recently when Diamond Select Toys unveiled their upcoming Marvel Select figure of popular Spider-Man foe Venom. Instead of a decorative display base — a common accessory to most standard-sized Select figures — the early 2013 figure will come with a variety of interchangeable parts to re-create…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 11, 2012
Captain Action® Limited Run Variant Created for Holiday Season     SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 09/10/2012 – Round 2, LLC and Captain Action Enterprises are excited to announce the release of the first official variant figure set for the new Captain Action toy line – Captain Action Arctic Adventurer. The Arctic Adventurer figure set gets…

 

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