Articles for April, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 19, 2013
HobbitLogo.jpg Our friends over at The Bridge Direct sent us the following information about the next waves of figures based on The Hobbit trilogy:   We are excited to share some updates with you about the new Hobbit toys coming this fall from The Bridge Direct. Here is a rundown of what you can expect for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
ScreenHunter_157-Apr.-18-12.29.jpg Opening Globally Today, the “Fan Built Bot” Poll Kicks-Off Celebration of the Iconic Brand’s 30th Anniversary by Allowing Fans to Create New Transformers Character   Pawtucket, R.I. (April 18, 2013) — For the first time in history, the Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) TRANSFORMERS brand is inviting fans of all ages around the globe to help create a new TRANSFORMERS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
AFISupermanBanner75-500x274.jpg It was 75 years ago today that Action Comics #1 first hit newsstands. Happy Birthday Superman!

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 18, 2013
RidemakerzLogo.jpg With the new Iron Man 3 movie release just a couple weeks away on May 3rd, Ridemakerz has just unveiled the newest vehicle in their garage – the official 1:18 scale Iron Man RIDE!  Kids will be able to build their own authentic, scale-sized Iron Man replica RIDE to race around the house and reenact…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
Matty_logo2-500x451.jpg Mattel posted a lot of new information today on the news section of MattyCollector.com.   We find out the line up of the May 15th sale.  Subscribers get a $4 discount on shipping that month.  And while we don’t yet find out what the SDCC 2013 exclusives will be, we DO find out when we can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
FiguresCoRetro66Batman1-500x153.jpg Figures Toy Company to Release Retro 8 and 12 inch Action Figures based on Batman TV Series, Retro Batman, Dukes of Hazzard, Evel Knievel, Conan The Barbarian, Tarzan, Dallas TV Series, Gilligan’s Island and a Talking Barack Obama figure (Tampa, Fl- 4-16-13) Figures Toy Company, after having success with KISS action figures is proud to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
MezcoDCBlindSeries1-500x374.jpg New York– Mezco’s ever expanding exploration into the DC Universe continues with the exciting edition of mystery Blind Box Figures. Each PDQ contains six characters from the DC Universe with 10 unique designs; each Mez-itz has a specific rarity scale with a super rare chase figure.   The first assortment includes: Aquaman Batman Green Lantern…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
PPC_boxes4.jpg Tenacious Toys Releasing Wave 4 of the Pillaging Pop Culture Series by Task One on April 21 This Sunday, April 21st, Task One’s 3-inch custom series “Pillaging Pop Culture” will move into the fourth “Wave” with the release of three new fan-favorite figures! The blind-boxed custom hand painted figures will be $40.00 a piece, or…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
MezcoKrampusPlush-500x577.jpg Gruss Vom Krampus!  Mezco presents folklore legend, plush Krampus! New York- This oversized Krampus is 12″ tall from the tips of his “devilish” horns to the points of his cloven hooves. This sinfully adorable mythic creature is a hugably plump plush that is perfect for those who enjoy the darker side of the holiday spirit. Mezco’s Krampus plush…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS From BigBadToyStore.com ————– TRANSFORMERS MAGNIFICUS EXCLUSIVE This new version of Magnificus is a black Decepticon redeco of Transformers Deluxe 2011 Perceptor that hearkens back to the original Magnificus, which was a black Decepticon repaint of the original Perceptor.  We have Magnificus listed at $89.99, and it should arrive sometime next month. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOM10108&mode=retail…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2013
TWDMMseries4group1-500x346.jpg Fans of the Walking Dead TV show may not know how the prison storyline will end, but fans of the comic know that it will probably not end well! The fourth assortment of Walking Dead Minimates, based on the long-running comic book series by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard, features one of the most hated…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
New ”Man of Steel” Teaser AND Trailer Two days ago Warner Brothers leaked this viral teaser for their upcoming “Man of Steel” feature film…. Then today they gave us THIS all new full trailer… After seeing both of these I say:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
We got another big batch of fun and information today from our friends at Funko:     1966 Batman Wacky Wobblers Based on the 1966 Batman television show starring Adam West… Funko is absolutely proud to bring you the most classic Batman of them all! …along with his sidekick and all of those evil VILLAINS…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
DSTC2E2-500x276.jpg Diamond Select Toys certainly does get around. New York Toy Fair brought them to the East Coast in February, and San Diego Comic-Con will have them headed to the West Coast in July, but in between they get to spend a fun-filled week in one of their favorite cities, Chicago! The Chicago Comic and Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
The fine folks at Lego sent us these to versions of the “Iron Man 3” posters.  As you know, these iconic characters are exclusive LEGO minifigure replicas found in LEGO Marvel Super Heroes sets based on the much-anticipated film hitting theaters on May 3rd.  IM3 Lego product should be hitting stores any day now.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 16, 2013
InjusticeBanner-500x1851.jpg Experience an Epic Original Story and Battle as DC Entertainment’s Favorite Heroes and Villains   BURBANK, Calif. – April 16, 2013 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced the North American launch of Injustice: Gods Among Us for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 15, 2013
This guardian of greed won’t lend you a hand… in fact, he’ll take yours right off if you have something he wants! (Orange you glad you’re not his enemy?) Larfleeze calls on an army of construct allies to defeat anyone honing in on what’s his. Although this fully articulated figure arrives with his power battery…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2013
 Cold-blooded and even more cold-hearted, this sinister serpent turns his enemies to stone, then slithers away without a second thought! Snake Face™ may be able to disguise his true nature for a short time, but eventually he will reveal his hideous face, so this fan-demanded figure arrives with interchangeable “snakes in and snakes out” look….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2013
Iron Man 3 is only one month away, and Diamond Select Toys is hard at work on their Marvel Select action figures for the movie! Iron Man Mark 42 and War Machine were designed by Gentle Giant based on digital data from the film, and will stand approximately 7.5″ tall with 16 points of articulation….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 13, 2013
LEGENDARY HEROES AND VILLAINS CHOOSE SIDES IN EXPLOSIVE LAUNCH TRAILER FOR INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today released the official launch trailer for the upcoming DC Comics fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us. Releasing next week on April 16, this new trailer gives a look into the game’s original storyline, which includes DC Comics most popular heroes and villains choosing sides in a world…

 

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