Articles for April, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 12, 2013
AFi Friday Fun – Teenage Average Normal Turtles This was sent to us by the gang at The Pet Collective.   I thought you might get a kick out of it. We like turtles and love Ninja Turtles. But what if the Ninja Turtles never stumbled across the ooze? Subscribe to The Pet Collective: http://bit.ly/tpcsub

 

by Cesar Zamora
April 11, 2013
oblivion-poster-500x332.jpg Earlier tonight I attended the Hollywood premiere of Oblivion starring Tom Cruise. Is it worth it or should you skip it and watch Tron again? Review with mild spoilers, be warned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to catch up with Jordan Hembrough  aka “The Toy Hunter” star of the Travel Channel’s show of the same name.   Jordan goes way back in the toy world and many of us know him from his collectibles company he founded Hollywood Heroes. The new season of TOY HUNTER…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
This just in from the folks at Funko: The Ultimate in Geek Star Trek Big Bang Theory Yes…You CAN read! Star Trek fans will swoon! Big Bang Theory fans will be screaming “Take My Money!”. How DO we do it? And, dare I say it? THERE WILL BE METALLIC CHASE PIECES! We haven’t had new…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
There’s something strange (and awesome) in your neighborhood! It’s another huge New Toy Day for Diamond Select Toys, with seven separate products winging their way to comic shops and specialty stores! Whether you prefer Klingons or Carbonite, fairy tales or Strange Tales, or have strong feelings either way on Jell-O, there’s something waiting for you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
New York, NY – April 09, 2013 – Mezco Toys is proud to partner with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment, to produce toys and vehicles based on the classic 1960’s Batman Classic TV Series. The Mez-Itz line will feature the likeness of the actors from the series such as Adam West…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 10, 2013
bbtslogo2.gif ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS from BigBadToyStore.com ————– NEW DC COLLECTIBLES Nineteen new items have been announced this month by DC Collectibles.  The New 52 Figure line adds villains like the joker, Captain Cold and Black Manta at $21.99 each, as well as the Trinity War Box Set at $43.99.  We also have the Arkham City Batman…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2013
Y3163_fullsizeimage01-214x300.jpg Earlier this week Mattel posted the line up for their 4/15 MattyCollector.com sale: Toy Fans, Just your friendly reminder that our April 15th sale is right around the corner. Have a look at this list, then mark your calendar so you don’t miss a single one of these hot toys! April 15th Monthly Sale DCU…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 9, 2013
Game Informer Officially Announces “Batman: Arkham Origins” Watch the trailer for Game Informer’s exclusive coverage of Batman: Arkham Origins that can be found at www.gameinformer.com/arkhamorigins.    The game will ship in October. Interesting that it’s not Rocksteady studios doing this game.

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
DCC0913DC_TrinityPack_AFs-500x665.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 September and October  2013 as listed below.  …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US RELEASES COMMERCIAL SPOT STARRING KEVIN SMITH Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today release the commercial spot for the upcoming superhero fighting game, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Starring, written and directed by Kevin Smith, in the spot, Smith and his long-time sidekick and partner in comics Jason Mewes continue their debate from playground to present, of “who would win in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
MARVEL #1: Over 700 #1 Issues Available For FREE! Begin with the biggest and best super heroes in comics! New York, NY— April 8th, 2013— Everyone remembers their first comic book, and now – Marvel is giving you over 700 of them FOR FREE with Marvel #1! Head on over now to the special promotional…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
MezLDD25Banner-452x800.jpg New York- As the cold nights of winter grip their icy fingers around the grey days of 2013, the longest ongoing horror themed collectible doll line in history continues with Living dead Dolls series 25. Gretchen, Asa, Sospirare, Luna, and Cracked Jack want you to come play with them tonight…will you? This limited edition banner…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
Toy2RFAREWELL-500x707.jpg Toy2R-USA’s QeeWorld Store and website is closing down April 30th. After 4 years of providing a venue for everything Toy2R, wandering event halls, putting on custom shows around the continent and working with some of the best artists in the toy world, QeeWorld – the last remaining foothold of Toy2R-USA – is shutting down.  The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 8, 2013
bbtslogo1.gif Hi – Lots of new Mattel to share with you today: Batman Unlimited Series 03 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=batman%20unlimited%2003 DC Unlimited Series 04 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=dc%20unlimited%2004 Batman 1966 Classic TV – Full set of 6 listed + Single Figures Listings at $17.99 for all 6 Figures http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=mattel%20classic%20tv%20batman Monster High – 17 New Preorders http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=monster%20high MOTU Classics – New Subscription Preorders…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 6, 2013
Marvel’s Iron Man 3 is coming to town this month and Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Mark XLII Limited Edition Collectible Figurine from the Iron Man 3 movie for the MMS Diecast Series. This is only the second collectible to be introduced in our premium Diecast Series. Leading the MMS Diecast…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2013
Mezco15Chucky.png New York- “We’re friends to the end!”   Of course, with Chucky as your friend, the end comes much sooner than you ever expected. Chucky, the homicidal doll that contains the spirit of Charles Lee Ray, a serial killer better known as “The Lakeshore Strangler,” is the latest perturbed plaything to be produced by Mezco Toyz….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2013
clubeternia_burst_final2_fixed.jpg Announced yesterday on MattyCollector.com Toy Fans, One of the biggest requests we get is from people who missed the subscription enrollment period and want to jump into the current year. If you’re one of them, here’s your chance because we’re re-opening enrollment in our 2013 subscriptions! This is a “club light” kind of thing… subscriptions…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2013
Buffet – Hodgepodge – Mishmash – Smorgasbord    These are a few of my favorite things! Except for buffets…Too many hands, not enough servers.  But in this case, I’ll take it! We have a little something for everyone: The Nerd The Punk Rocker The Fan Boy The Gamer The Buffet Lover   Pop! Television: Big…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 5, 2013
With the movie’s release date only a month away, Diamond Select has finally unveiled the remaining three figures from their assortment of “Iron Man 3” Minimates, and all three are new armors from Tony Stark’s vast armory! These three figures will be exclusive to Toys “R” Us when they hit stores later this month, and…

 

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