Articles for January, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2013
It’s a big week for Diamond Select Toys! Comic shops and specialty stores will get in a variety of new products from DST this Wednesday, including the latest Marvel Select, Marvel Minimates and Star Trek electronic starship releases! It’s the best of all worlds! Check out the full list below! Star Trek Electronic Enterprise B…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
2013_01_01LOGOBU12432_LOTM_HOBB_HiRes-500x196.jpg Warner Bros. Consumer Products Zooms into Toy Fair Season with the Debut of its Worldwide Toy Program Supporting this Summer’s Highly Anticipated Film Man Of Steel Vast Portfolio of Theatrical, Television, Animation and Super Hero Fare to be Showcased Burbank, Calif. – January 30, 2013 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) zooms into this year’s…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
January 30, 2013
TeenTitansGo-TitansEast1.jpg Young Justice and Green Lantern Animated are ending.  It appears that replacing them in the DC Nation block will be a new take on Batman and a new take on Teen Titans.  The new Teen Titans show appears to be modeled after the DC Nation shorts of hilarious escapades of the cast of the prior…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
MOSsuperman_pop.jpg Toy Fair is just under 2 weeks away and an avalanche of pre-Toy Fair news is sweeping the internet.  Today Warner Brothers started their big ‘Man of Steel’ push releasing news and information to a variety of news outlets… including Variety! First up is Variety.com that has our first look at the ‘Man of Steel’…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Yesterday, Hasbro’s new line of collector-targeted Star Wars figures, Star Wars Black, was announced on USAToday.com, which will include both traditional 3.75-inch action figures and a brand-new scale, 6-inch figures. Hasbro is excited to now share with you its official photography for the first 6-inch Star Wars Black figure, X-Wing Pilot Luke Skywalker. STAR WARS ®  BLACK SERIES…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 30, 2013
Nothing can stop the Rhino… from smashing into comic shops and specialty stores this week from Diamond Select Toys! The Marvel Select action figure of classic Spider-Man villain the Rhino stands 9 inches tall, so he’ll tower over your other Marvel Select figures. He also features 16 points of articulation, so you can get him…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2013
mattel1.gif New Multi-Platform Venture Will Feature Animated Superhero TV Series Broadcast in More Than 100 Global Markets, Turbo-Charged Online Content Hub and Robust Toy and Consumer Products Line EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Max Steel™, a wholly-owned intellectual property from Mattel, makes its global debut in March with an animated superhero series premiere on Disney XD in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2013
logo-500x3862.jpg Be it rain, sleet or snow – NOTHING will keep us from getting together to record and talk about the latest news in pop culture. As rain gripped the Southland we braved the elements to record a new episode. What’s new with your favorite geeks this week? Daniel isn’t finding any new toys in stores…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2013
The humble LEGO Brick is 55 years old today! Happy Birthday Lego!  Here’s to 55 more years of building fun!

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2013
The Iron Man 3 movie is coming in just three months! Hot Toys is excited to present the 1/6th scale Tony Stark Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from this highly anticipated Iron Man 3 movie. The movie-accurate Tony Stark collectible is specially crafted based on the image of Robert Downey Jr. as the genius billionaire Tony…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 28, 2013
Battle Beasts Minimates Stop-Motion Animation The first series of Battle Beasts Minimates is in stores now, and DST has recreated the opening fight scene of the Battle Beasts comic book mini-series by IDW! With animation by the great Alex Kropinak (Marvel.com’s ‘What the–?!).  Written by Zach Oat and voice work by Jon Gutierrez.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2013
HTDiecastAnnounce-500x380.jpg Earlier this week on their official Facebook page, Hot Toy made the announcement they will be doing a series of 12″ diecast figures based on some of the recent Marvel movies: Hot Toys is going to present a series of 1/6th scale Diecast Collectibles ranging from Iron Man 1, 2 & 3 to The Avengers…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 27, 2013
bbtslogo6.gif More great new items just listed today on BigBadToyStore.com: Sci-Fi Revoltech #043 – Batmobile Tumbler Sci-Fi Revoltech #043X – Limited Ediiton Camo Batmobile Tumbler  *** Our orders are due at end of day today – Preorder now to ensure delivery ** http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2820&company=60 MP-13 Soundwave – In Stock Today!  Our shipment arrived faster than expected –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
starwars.gif The official press release from Lucasfilm: J.J. Abrams to Direct Star Wars: Episode VII   After a bevy of emails and phone calls, the formalities have been wrapped up, and at long last everyone can exhale and properly share the word with an excited Internet. Yes, J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars: Episode VII, the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
bifbangpowlogo.jpg LOS ANGELES, CA (January 25, 2013) – Star Trek fans should get their transporter rooms ready to beam into a new universe of Star Trek television series and classic movie collectibles. Bif Bang Pow!, under a license from CBS Consumer Products, will produce Star Trek bobble heads. Star Trek TV and film buffs around the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
New ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’ Trailer Revealing Lex Luthor ! Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment released the newest trailer from Injustice: Gods Among Us. Featuring  Lex Luthor and other major players from the game’s story, the video provides the first glimpse into the battle lines being drawn among heroes and villains.   Injustice: Gods Among Us is an all-new game in development…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
New LEGO Set Video Feature – 10232 Palace Cinema Build a grand premiere at the Palace Cinema! 10232 Palace Cinema Ages 16+. 2,194 pieces. Available for sale directly through LEGO® beginning March 2013 via shop.LEGO.com

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 25, 2013
Iron Man 3   Funko has so many exciting items for the highly anticipated Iron Man 3 – In theaters May 3rd, 2013! Check out this list: Can-Tivities (BRAND NEW ITEM!) Boxo Papercraft Playset (BRAND NEW ITEM!) Pop! Vinyl Figures Wacky Wobblers Plushies Bookmarks WHOA…Let’s get to it… ________________________________________________________________   Pop! Marvel: Iron Man 3…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2013
jj-abrams.jpg Collider.com and Variety just broke the news that ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ director J.J. Abrams will direct Star Wars Episode VII.   Abrams who had admitted to being asked to direct the next movie in the saga late last year had turned down the job saying he’d “rather be in the audience not knowing what was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2013
mattel.gif EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel today issued the following statement regarding Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recent decision. We are pleased that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with Mattel that the verdict and damages on MGA’s toy fair claims must be reversed, and the claims must be dismissed by the District Court. The Ninth…

 

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