Articles for March, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
Round2Logo.jpg Round 2 to Produce Popular Land, Air, Sea & Space Models – Adding to AMT, MPC & Polar Lights   SOUTH BEND, Indiana – 03/18/2013 – Round 2, LLC, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Lindberg and Hawk Models brands and assets from J. Lloyd International. With the transaction, Round 2 adds these…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
Fans of Star Trek and Minimates alike have been anxiously awaiting the release of the USS Enterprise in Minimate Vehicle form, and the stylized starship is only a few short months away from being in stores. Now, Diamond Select Toys and Art Asylum are happy to announce a new Minimates Starship that’s exclusively at Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
AskDC_Collectibles_lr.jpg Posted today on the official DC Comics Blog: Welcome to our latest edition of Ask DC Collectibles! This month’s topic was Injustice: Gods Among Us, the new line of 3 3/4” action figures inspired by the upcoming video game. Who will live and who will die? What will you ask? What will we answer? As…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
bbtslogo4.gif All new listings of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com. ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 TV FIGURES SERIES 01, 02, BOX SET We have just listed the first two waves of the Batman Classic 1966 TV Figures, as well as the first box set.  The first wave includes Batman,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
Lego1HobbitDVDBR-500x638.jpg Yesterday saw the DVD and Blu-Ray release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.   As with most of these blockbuster releases there are multiple versions available (DVD, Blu-ray, 3-D, etc) with a variety of retailer exclusives.   One version that AFi readers might be interested in is the Target exclusive DVD + BLU-RAY + Ultraviolet combo pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 20, 2013
The latest Iron Man 3 trailer has everyone talking about what kind of products we’ll see on toy store shelves as the movie’s release date approaches. And while they still need to keep some of their figures under wraps, Diamond Select Toys has unveiled two more Marvel Minimates based on the film! The first, “Suit…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2013
This Sunday, March 24th, Task One’s 3″ custom series “Pillaging Pop Culture” will have its second release of 3 new figures! The blind-boxed custom hand painted figures will be $40.00 a piece or $100.00 for all 3 designs released in each wave. Purchasing 3 bind boxes in each wave guarantees that you will get one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2013
ScreenHunter_141-Mar.-19-16.16-500x241.jpg EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This Easter, Chris Harrison, Stephen Collins and Kate Flannery have partnered with the ECBC (Endangered Chocolate Bunny Commission) and Mattel® to Save The Bunny, with a special hare-raising and entertaining PSA. While the chocolate bunny has been an Easter tradition for over 200 years, the future of this holiday icon is……

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 19, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif More exciting new items have been listed on BBTS: Tomb Raider Minimates – Set of 8 – $29.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11961&mode=retail Marvel Minimates: Wave 52 – The Wolverine Set of 8 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC11957&mode=retail Universal Monsters Retro Cloth Series 04 – Set of Phantom & Metaluna Mutant http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=171&category=6511 Impossible Toys – Detailed Video Review – These new videos illustrate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Just like the Geek Shall Inherit podcast, Daniel is highly contagious. Being sick and on his deathbed didn’t stop the guys from recording a new episode. Daniel’s doing a bit better now, but still sounds a bit like if Barry White and Froggy from the Little Rascals had a baby. In order not to get…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
Diamond Select Announces Marvel Select Action Figure, Minimates for ‘The Wolverine’ The Avengers. X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The Amazing Spider-Man. The Marvel cinematic universe is constant source of great characters and costumes for the Minimates mini-figure and Marvel Select action figure lines from Diamond Select Toys. This year three films based in the Marvel Universe will make it into Select form, and while all three films are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 18, 2013
DCCInjusticeFlashRaven-500x625.jpg Since Toy Fair in February when the 3.75″ Injustice Flash figure was revealed to us his 2-pack counterpart has been shrouded in mystery, and listed as TBD.   Last week came the news of two new playable characters in the game: Doomsday and Raven. Today on their Facebook page (which just hit 200,000 likes!) DC Collectibles…

 

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