Articles for October, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2012
The second in DC Collectibles’ 3.75″ convention exclusive Green Lantern 2-packs were released this weekend at New York Comic con 2012. This set consists of John Stewart and red lantern Atrocitus. This set is again being sold at the Graphitti Designs booth. It appears it will also be on Graphitti’s website after the show as…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2012
If you have had any trouble tracking down any of Hasbro’s “The Avengers” figures Target stores have made things a lot easier with their exclusive team boxed set. Now you can get Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Thor, Loki and harder to find figures like Nick Fury, Hawkeye and Black Widow all in one box…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 12, 2012

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2012
UPDATE! Masters of the Universe Art Show gallery now online! Tons of great artwork is presented in a homage to everyone’s favorite fur loincloth-wearing barbarian! Our man on the street, Cesar “Masked Avenger” Zamora, is back with more wonderment from New York Comic Con as he snapsa away with his trusty digital camera in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2012
On sale next week on MattyCollector.com is RATTLOR of the evil Snakemen.   Most fans have seen this new buck body last month when they ordered the MOTUC Snake Men 2 pack, but Rattlor packs some extra punch so that he aligns with the vintage Rattlor figure. On a scale of one to ten, “The General”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2012
This figure is currently on display at the Mattel booth in NYCC2012 but thanks to Mattel we are able to bring you this closer look: Hollywood is used to starlets shrinking down a few dress sizes, but actress Rita Farr has a much bigger issue. As Elasti-Girl she can grow to towering heights or shrink…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 12, 2012
BILLUND, Denmark, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The LEGO Group, makers of the world’s leading construction toys, and Nickelodeon, one of the world’s leading entertainment brands for kids, announced today an expansion of their global partnership to develop construction toys inspired by the recently launched CG-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles television series. The collection is slated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2012
Hasbro will not have a booth at New York Comic Con 2012, but last night they hosted a special preview night press event to show off some new products such as Star Wars Angry Birds and Kre-O G.I. Joe.   Our own Casar Z was there covering the event for AFi. One of the give-aways was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 11, 2012
The good people at Funko have released new info on their cavalcade of licenses!   ~ ANGRY BIRD STAR WAR ~ ~ TALKING TED WACKY WOBBLER ~ ~ 9″ BATMAN POP – W/CHASE PIECE ~   It’s smorgasbord time… And I’m not talking a buffet meal featuring a varied number of dishes either! Just simply:…

 

by Cesar Zamora
October 11, 2012
NYCC 2012 is here! Last night Hasbro held a press event instead of having a booth and showcased some of their new product. Afterward they handed out a “goodie-bag”, which included a variety of Hasbro toys. Today I’ll be looking at the Marvel Exclusive Old Man Logan Figure.

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Hasbro won’t have a booth this year at NYCC, but right now they are having a “Preview Night” press only event.   Cesar our man on the inside is sending pictures back to us! First up we have a figure of the new armor from Iron Man III   Then we have a look at Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
DC Collectibles has started to release some news of items they will be showing this weekend at New York Comic Con. First up is the Frank Miller Superman from their “Man of Steel” statue line.   This is a product we told you about back in July when DCC showed it to SDCC press, but no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Full-Color Edition of Best-Seller Covers LEGO Building Techniques   San Francisco, CA, October 10, 2012—When it comes to LEGO building, the possibilities are nearly endless. That’s an exciting prospect but also a daunting one. Where do you start? How do you build? To help LEGO fans of all ages make the leap from following canned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
New Gameplay Video, Screenshots and Box Art Revealed Character Playable at New York Comic Con   Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment confirmed that famed superhero Green Arrow will be featured as a playable character in the upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us videogame.  The title is scheduled for release April 2013 for the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
Happy Monday everyone! We’re back with an all new episode of geeky podcasting goodness and it’s a great one! In this episode we have 3 interviews from the red/black carpet of “Batman Live” and instead of tacking them all on at the end of the episode we play them during the episode and discuss them…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2012
The horror! The horror! With Halloween fast approaching, Diamond Select’s most blood-curdling products of the year are creeping into comic shops and specialty stores across the country! First up, arriving in stores this Wednesday are the first series of Walking Dead Minimates and the Universal Monsters Select figure of the Metaluna Mutant! Universal Monsters Select:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
Pop culture store Harrison’s Comics & Collectables will debut two exclusive “Bloody” Walking Dead Funko Pop figures of Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon at NYCC on October 11th.  The figures will be available to the public for the first time at booth 239. Each figure is packaged in a full color “Bloody” box and features…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
The final JLU packs are winding down.  We’re in the home stretch with just 3 sets left after this one.  This month we get the Guy Gardner/Batman/Martian Manhunter 3-pack.  This limited edition set has one new figures and 2 newer repaints. Guy Gardner is the new figure in the 3-pack.  He has one of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
For the past 48 hours Underground Toys have been teasing a new ‘Doctor Who’ product would be revealed today via their Twitter page.   Now we know their new product line is 10″ figures.  In the past Character Options/Underground Toys have done 12″ figures for ‘Doctor Who.’    Big Chief Studios appears to have taken over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 9, 2012
Add a little PEW! PEW! into your life LOS ANGELES, Calif., (Oct 9, 2012) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced the latest wave of Bobble Budds® figures featuring the classic videogame franchise Mega Man® is now available. The Blue Bomber hits select online retailers with a crew of super deformed Robot Masters foes. Fans of…

 

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