Articles for January, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2013
Saint Walker is feeling blue… and that’s good news for the universe! The first Blue Lantern truly believes in the power of hope, and uses his unwavering faith to bring positive change, give new life to dying suns, and fight evil wherever it arises. This fully articulated figure comes with his Blue Lantern power battery….

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 15, 2013
4hlogoBlk1.jpg Earlier this week the Four Horsemen announced the details of their 2013 Toypocalypse showcase that runs along side Toy Fair 2013.  Like last year there will be a custom component to the show where fans can submit their work on any form of custom Power Lords to be a part of the show.  There were…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2013
Aardman_BM_RobinClassic-500x625.jpg Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.    The products announced in this solicitation will be arriving in stores April  2013 as listed below. ACTION FIGURES AARDMAN…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 14, 2013
 Net advantage goes to Netossa™! The Great Rebellion grows stronger with the help of this “capable” Princess of Power® who knows how to seize the day… and her enemies. This strong Etherian female was one of the final figures in the vintage Princess of Power® line, and she’s ready to take her place in your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2013
LEGOMinifigs_50-329x1024.jpg The folks over at Visual.ly put together this really cool info-graphic showing the history of the Lego Minifigure and asked us to share it with our readers.  Click (twice) to enlarge.

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2013
diamondseelctlogo.jpg Timonium, MD – Diamond Comics Distributors announced today that Diamond Select Toys ranked first among all collectable toy manufacturers in sales to the comic book specialty market for the year 2012.  The ranking was based on toy sales to over 3,500 comic book shops and specialty stores serviced by DCD, primarily in North America. DST’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 11, 2013
Skylanders-Giants-Wii-U-Starter-Pack-500x334.jpg Skylanders Giants U.S. Sales Surpass Domestic Holiday Box Office for Top Kids’ Films   Santa Monica, CA – January 11, 2013 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), announced today that, according to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2013
WatchRorBox1.jpg How do you pass the Rorschach test? It’s simple… don’t be a criminal. If you just can’t help yourself, this complicated crime-fighter will dispense his special brand of justice. The masked vigilante from the world of Watchmen is rendered for the first time ever as a 6” fully articulated figure in comic-book style. Rorschach comes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2013
SWCW5PtNoReturn1-500x281.jpg R2-D2 and his team must stop a sabotaged Jedi cruiser from destroying a crucial Republic conference in “Point of No Return,” this Saturday on Star Wars: The Clone Wars   All is not right aboard a seemingly abandoned Jedi cruiser. Colonel Gascon and his droid team learn the ship is a death trap pointed towards…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 10, 2013
  Two total studs. Talking Barney Stinson Wacky Wobbler From the Emmy Award winning show How I Met Your Mother… Everyone’s favorite serial womanizer…      Barney will say the following: “I accept your challenge” “In my body… Where the Shame Gland should be….There’s a second, awesome gland…. True story” “This is TOTALLY going in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
Mattel Video Preview: Watchmen Packaging & Snake Face I got samples of both these in the mail today so look for up close pictures of them tomorrow.  In the meantime Mattel has posted a new video of them showing off the packaging and some of the features. Check out the slick packaging for the new line based on the Watchmen comic book launching…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 9, 2013
AkaneiroLogo-500x250.png I don’t always post comic book news to the front page, but this project is written by our old friend (and Toy Fare Editor) Justin Aclin!  Behold!   JANUARY 9, MILWAUKIE, OR–Following up on last week’s Kickstarter launch of Spicy Horse’s upcoming ARPG, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, Spicy Horse Studios and Dark Horse Comics announce that…

 

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