Articles for March, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
  Gentle Giant Ltd. is proud to welcome our upcoming Kenner Jumbo IG-88 Figure to the line-up! One of the most memorable moments of The Empire Strikes Back featured Darth Vader on the bridge of the Executor addressing the now infamous line-up of bounty hunters. These characters have gone on to become fan favorites, heavily…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
We got the following press release today from our friends at Funko, and maybe it’s just me, but I think their PR rep Shawndra might have a little crush on Daryl Dixon aka Norman Redus: What is YOUR number one best selling license right now?   The Walking Dead is ours…For very good reasons indeed!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
Hob_DVDContest-500x380.jpg Only 6 more days until the DVD/Blu-Ray release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey! To celebrate, The Bridge Direct is giving away a copy, as well as a prize pack of toys! The Grand prize includes:     One The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Blu-ray combo pack with Ultraviolet or HD digital download.     One 2012…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
dcc-flash-reg.jpg The first DCC exclusive toy!  Attending fans can pre-purchase their Reverse Flash online here and pick it up at the DCC booth in the main lobby during the convention.  Reverse Flash and Glow In The Dark Reverse Flash are available as a combo, and the standard version is available individually.  VIP ticket holders will receive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
With the Marvel Select line delivering hit figure after hit figure, Marvel toy collectors have eagerly awaited the next comic-style Select to come out from Diamond Select Toys. And it’s almost here! The offspring of a mutant and a demon, blue-furred acrobat Kurt Wagner has shown the signs of his mixed heritage since he was…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 13, 2013
bbtslogo2.gif Lots of new pre-orders and new arrivals from our friends at BBTS! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TETRA SQUADRON FIGURES These seven new figures feature pre-earth tetrahedron styled vehicle modes.  You can choose from Banshee, Rebelor, Prankstor, Smashor, Boostor, Requiem and Solarblast.  These figures are currently BBTS Early Bird Exclusives, and are priced at $49.99 ($10…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
Yesterday DC Collectibles revealed their two con exclusives for both Wondercon 2013 and C2E2 2013: We’re excited to announce that DC Collectibles has a great line-up of con exclusives heading into WonderCon later this month and C2E2 in April. Continuing the 3.75” action figure line, a new two-pack featuring  Guy Gardner and Larfleeze will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
S7AlienGlasses1-500x619.jpg Visit Super7 Booth #1166 at WONDERCON as we reveal the prototype Glasses for the first time in public!   ALIEN COLLECTIBLE PINT GLASS SET Inspired by vintage “Fast Food” glasses, these four glasses present a memorable scene from the movie on the front side, featuring colorful artwork created exclusively for this Gift Set.   The backs…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
NYCC13tixsale.jpg Posted today on the NYCC Facebook page – Details on when VIP and 4-Day passes go on sale.  Click on the image below for more information: Spread the word!

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
On April 23, STAR TREK® The Video Game reunites the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise for an amazing, completely new Star Trek adventure – and alongside Kirk, Spock, Bones, Scotty, Uhura, Chekov and Sulu will be two new characters making their first appearances in the Star Trek universe As the game begins, Kirk and Spock are called to aid in the rescue of a mysterious…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
We are very excited to announce a whole new range of collectibles from the award winning game, The Elder Scrolls® V: Skyrim®, kicking off with Dragonborn! We have been working on him for a long time and wanted to ensure that he was faithful to the game’s famous hero art. “Lastly, we come to the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2013
Luke’s Toy Store has relaunched its unique brand of display environments called Striking Dioramas! While the previous series was made of cardboard, the new series features laser cut black acrylic, for a stronger, more professional appearance. The new series also features foot pegs that are compatible with mini-figures such as Minimates and LEGOs. Figures can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
HWBTTF1-150x150.jpg  Mattel posted the following information this past week about their Hot Wheels Elite Cult Classics line: Toy Fans,Want to own top Hollywood rides? The Cult Classics Collection from Hot Wheels Elite features the most iconic vehicles from the world of entertainment! From a car that travels through time, to one that catches criminals, to one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
20130311-1853101.jpg Because guys like me will try this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
DCC713Injustice_AQ_BlackAdam-150x150.jpg Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Collectibles.  These products will appear and be available to pre-order 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 July and August  2013 as listed below. ACTION…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
CloneWarsLogo.jpg The following was announced today on StarWars.com. A New Direction for Lucasfilm Animation March 11, 2013 As we enter into an exciting new era focused on the next Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm has decided to pursue a new direction in animated programming. We are exploring a whole new Star Wars series set in a time…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
AmazingSpiral_logo-500x88.jpg We’d like to welcome our new sponsor here at AFi- Amazing Spiral Comics and Collectibles!  You can see their banner above on the main page (and their logo below), click on through – check out their great selection and “Hot List” for comics and toys! You can also check them out on Facebook and Twitter….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
The U.S.S. Enterprise-E from Star Trek: Nemesis is in Stores Now! We finally got in a production sample of Diamond Select Toys’ new Star Trek: Nemesis edition of the U.S.S. Enterprise-E, so we thought we’d take some photos to show off the ship’s paint job and lighting effects! This new version of the E features a completely different paint scheme from DST’s original model of the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
MakerbotLogo1.png The Two Companies Announce Plans to Jointly Develop and Market 3D Offerings AUSTIN, Texas, March 8, 2013 (Virtual Press Office) — MakerBot, a leader in desktop 3D printing, and Autodesk, a leader in 3D design software, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement to jointly market a combination of 3D design software and 3D printing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 11, 2013
Injustice Battle Arena Enters Quarterfinals with Week 5 Matchups Today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment reveal the fifth week of challengers in this week’s Injustice Battle Arena, kicking off the quarterfinal round of matches that will pit previous weeks’ preliminary tournament  victors against each other to determine who will advance to the semifinals. This week, first round champions Batman and Wonder Woman…

 

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