Articles for April, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2013
Lego Reveals ‘The Lord of the Rings’ – The Tower of Orthanc! Build the The Lord of the Rings™ trilogy must-have model! Finally, collect one of the most instantly recognizable and iconic buildings of The Lord of the Rings trilogy: The Tower of Orthanc! Build all 6 highly detailed floors filled with fascinating movie-related details including the attic, library, alchemy room, Saruman’s throne room, entrance hall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2013
DHpowers.jpg DARK HORSE DELUXE PROUDLY ANNOUNCES A NEW LINE OF COLLECTIBLES BASED ON BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS AND MICHAEL AVON OEMING’S POWERS!   APRIL 27, CHICAGO, IL–Dark Horse Deluxe, an imprint of Dark Horse Comics, has licensed rights to create figures based on Powers, a long-running creator-owned series of comics and graphic novels by writer Brian Michael…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x662.png DAY 3 Today’s scoop is a San Diego Comic Con Exclusive reveal from our pals at NECA… and it’s AWESOME! To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the breakthrough fan film  Batman: Dead End by Sandy Collora and the success of the “Big Red” Predator Action Figure last Fall in series 7,  NECA is proud to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2013
FCBD13-horiz-with-date-500x121.jpg NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On May 4th, over two thousand comic book shops across North America and around the world will share the magic of comic books with their communities when they give out over 4.6 million comic books—free of charge—during Free Comic Book Day. Comic Book Specialty Retailers expect record breaking attendance and have been preparing…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
AFi8thScoopbanner-500x661.png DAY 2  For those of us that have been Minimates collectors from the begining we remember Star Trek as being one of the original licenses that Art Asylum applied to the format.  This is back when Minimates were the larger 2″ format.   There was also another very successful run for several years that ran almost…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
manofsteelwalmarttickets-500x612.jpg (April 24, 2013 – Bentonville, AR and Burbank, CA) – Superman fans, mark your calendars! Walmart announced today that it has partnered with Warner Bros. to give its customers exclusive access to see Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Man of Steel” in theaters nationwide before the film’s official release. This program marks the first…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
minecraft-logo-500x182.png Worldwide Deal to Bring Product to Market this Holiday Season   Sunrise, FL – April 16, 2013 – Mojang, developer and publisher of the global video game sensation, Minecraft, formally announced Jazwares™, a leader in the licensed products marketplace, as a global partner for toys and electronics. Building from the core pillars of the brand,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
Because we all know that everything “The Walking Dead” is like printing money right now, Funko is getting their money’s worth from picking up the license and making it adorable.   Also it’s not really a secret that Shawndra their PR rep has a HUGE crush on Norman Reedus… so much so that it comes out…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
DeNA and Hasbro Rollout TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS Free-to-Play Game for Android, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Choose to Protect Mankind as AUTOBOTS or Steal Earth’s Resources as DECEPTICONS in the Ultimate TRANSFORMERS Mobile Card Battle Game   SAN FRANCISCO – April 25, 2013 – DeNA Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2432) and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) have released TRANSFORMERS: LEGENDS, an action card battle game based on the TRANSFORMERS franchise, on the App…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 25, 2013
BrightestDay17-387x600.jpg Many moons ago, Danny N. and I both wrote blogs about our super hero T-shirt collections.  At the end of mine, I pointed out the dismay of being unable to own a shirt that really felt like Aquaman.  Aquaman does not have a chest symbol like Superman, Green Lantern or Flash. I’ve long thought that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
HTIM3Mandarin-500x333.jpg Posted last night on the Hot Toys Facebook page – As the Iron Man 3 movie is starting to hit theaters worldwide, Hot Toys is in the process of creating collectible figurines for a number of armors that are introduced in the film. However, armor suits are not the only thing we are working on….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 25, 2013
DSTC2E2_Jawa1-427x800.jpg Think you’ve gotten all of the surprising Star Wars news you can handle this year? Well brace yourself for more! Diamond Select Toys will offer an exclusive variant of their vinyl Jawa bank at C2E2, the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this weekend! That’s right, only 250 have been made, and they’re all in Chicago…

 

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