Articles for January, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2013
y3204_c_13_581-239x300.jpg Yesterday Mattel announced the line up of their monthly MattyCollector sale.  Below is the list of items that will be available on 2/15: Toy Fans,For most people, February may be about flowers and candy, but what really gets our collector heart going pitter-patter is a toy lineup like this one! Here’s everything you need to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 24, 2013
starwarslegodvd.jpg Packed with Humor, Action and Fun – and an Exclusive Darth Vader LEGO Minifigure!   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (January 22, 2013) – After a record breaking debut on Cartoon Network, The LEGO Group and Lucasfilm announced today that LEGO® Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Out will release on DVD this coming March 26, 2013. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
It’s finally here! The Klingon Bird of Prey is shipping to comic shops, and Star Trek fans are already calling it one of the greatest starships Diamond Select Toys has ever made! Based on the iconic alien ship’s appearance in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, General Chang’s unnamed, experimental Bird of Prey features adjustable…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
MLIronManWaveAst1.jpg The gang over at EntertainmentEarth.com have revealed the first assortment line up of the Iron Man wave of Marvel Legends.  This sub-line, featuring the Iron Man cast was first announced at Toy Fair 2012 and  features a massive build-a-figure of the comic book version of the Iron Monger.  Cases of the first assortment include 8…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 23, 2013
bbtslogo5.gif More great items listed for order on BigBadToyStore.com Takara Beast Hunters – Deluxe & Voyager Figures – G11 to G18 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11773 Takara EG Series – 8 new figures at only $10.99 each http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=11780 Gentle Giant 12″ Kenner – Bossk http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=GG10580&mode=retail Gaming Heads – Team Fortress and Half Life Statues http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=gaming%20heads New Heroclix – Man of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2013
clonewarsS5mandalorians-500x281.jpg Backed by the criminal underworld, the Sith and Death Watch launch an attack on Mandalore With the backing of the Hutts and an army of the galaxy’s most vicious criminals – including the Death Watch, Black Sun and the Pykes – Pre Vizsla and Maul lead an attack on the planet of Mandalore. Conquest of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 22, 2013
WonderConLogo.gif For anyone planning on attending WonderCon 2013, tickets are now on sale: WonderCon Anaheim, one of the country’s most exciting comics and popular arts conventions, will take place the weekend of March 29 – 31 (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), at the beautiful Anaheim Convention Center. In addition to the Exhibit Hall, featuring comics and merchandise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2013
ScreenHunter_69-Jan.-21-22.07-500x505.jpg We love a mystery … and we hate a mystery.  That’s why we are so confounded trying to figure out what David Vonner’s new project might be.   We are assuming it’s part of Kasual Friday… but we don’t know that for sure.  All we know is that he’s being VERY cryptic about it… but still…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy MLK Day everyone. I hope most of you have the day off and will be able to have a short work week ahead. A long weekend makes us all “as happy as a clam at a clam convention.” To kick things off we have a few corrections from the last episode. We’ve recorded over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2013
Pre-Toy Fair – A Look at New Playmates TMNT Figures The Attamii.tv toy blog has a great video slideshow sneak peek at some of the new Ninja Turtles figures from Playmates toys that were shown off this past week at Hong Kong Toy Fair.  In the video you can see some new figures, new vehicles and even a new Shredder’s Lair playset.   Some new items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2013
Gaming Heads is excited to present our 1/4 scale Gordon Freeman collectible! Half-Life 2 picks up the story of Gordon Freeman years after the Black Mesa Incident, when the Earth has been enslaved by the alien overlords known as the Combine, who slipped in after the chaos Gordon unleashed in Half-Life 1. As a figurehead…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2013
Yesterday, Hasbro’s Marvel Iron Man 3 Iron Assemblers 3.75-Inch action figure assortment was announced on USAToday.com. Hasbro is excited to now share with fans its official photography for wave 1 of the assortment. The following six action figures are included in wave 1: HASBRO’S MARVEL IRON MAN 3 IRON ASSEMBLERS 3.75-INCH ACTION FIGURES — Wave 1…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 19, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif Our friends at Big Bad Toy Store have a HUGE list of cool new items for pre-order that toy fans will love! Mega Scale Thundercats – 14″ Cheetara http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MEZ10840&mode=retail Mezco Breaking Bad – Figures & Plush http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=3192&category=9214 Universal Monsters: 9″ Creature From The Black Lagoon http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MEZ10841&mode=retail Puppet Master – Dr. Death & Cyclops 1:1 Replicas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2013
IM3WMTease1-500x690.jpg Hasbro teased the War Machine figure from their upcoming Iron Man 3 movie figure line today on the official IM3 Facebook page: Get your first look at the War Machine figure from Hasbro’s upcoming Iron Man 3 Assemblers line! We should see more of this figure line next month at Toy Fair 2013.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 18, 2013
Coming to comic and specialty stores in May from DC Collectibles, this Green Lantern power battery and ring will make a stunning addition to any desk. At 1:1 scale, it’s a must-have for cosplayers or fans of Green Lantern. Order this exciting new replica now (or as soon as you’re done reciting the oath).  

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2013
LEGOLAND® Hotel Opens, New 4-D Movie Introduced, LEGO® STAR WARS™ Continues and National Junior Concierge Contest is Launched at Annual Press Conference CARLSBAD, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2013) – Standing in front of North America’s first LEGO® themed Hotel, LEGOLAND® California Resort’s General Manager Peter Ronchetti announced new additions coming to the Resort, a national Junior…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2013
Today Mattel added a post to their Facebook page to help fans understand the recent charges for their 2013 subs: Club Eternia & Infinite Earths Subscribers,We’ve heard some of you are confused about the order confirmation for your January shipments and we can understand why! To help clarify, first, here’s how the initial signup and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2013
ScreenHunter_122-Jan.-17-11.17.jpg Tickets now available   Star Wars Celebration Europe, the official Lucasfilm event for all things Star Wars, is coming to Messe Essen, Germany July 26-28, 2013. Tickets are now available at http://www.starwarscelebration.eu The event, which is expected to draw between 25,000 and 30,000 Star Wars enthusiasts to Essen, marks only the second time Lucasfilm has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2013
LOS ANGELES, January 17, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)—Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce it’s latest entry into the 1/4 scale mixed media statue of characters from Mortal Kombat; Shao Kahn. The Emperor of the Outworld is brought to life with all of the incredible detailing PCSC is known for. “There is something very satisfying…

 

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