Articles for June, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
995682_10151683900769844_1872295793_n.jpg Today on the MattyCollector.com Facebook page Mattel showed off the packaging forUC Filmation sub line.  This figure is not part of the 2013 Club Eternia subscription.  There will be some made available for “day of” sales. The Filmation subscription has begun! Icer, our premier figure in the 6 month 2013 Club Filmation subscription has begun!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
toyfare scan This is another jumbo episode clocking in at 1 hour 45 minutes. We actually debated splitting this episode and doing one regular episode and a bonus episode just talking about “Man of Steel,” but ultimately decided to just keep it all together as it would almost be impossible to separate the two, as our thoughts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Universal Studios HollywoodSM defies guests to unlock the beast within as its new campaign, “Summer of Survival,” takes on its two most intense…most explosive…most ferocious…most threatening thrill rides: “Transformers™: The Ride-3D” and “King Kong 360 3-D,” created by Peter Jackson. The impactful “Summer of Survival” campaign puts…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 27, 2013
By John Charles (Photo credit also John Charles) New York, 6/25/2013- Mezco’s Mez-Izt are, generally, between 2-6 inches tall. They are stylized, Urban Vinyl figures that boast “Five points of articulation, with a million points of fun!”.  When Mezco announced, at Toy Fair in February, that they would be producing a Mez-Itz  Classic 1966 Batmobile…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2013
ScreenHunter_35-Jun.-26-15.42-500x227.jpg The gang over at DC Collectibles just sent us a link to their latest blog about digital sculpting.   It’s not just educational, but also gives us a first look at a new Lex Luthor figure that is coming in February of 2014: For our look behind-the-scenes at DC Collectibles this week, we thought we’d give…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2013
9101478695_9cc745d70f_o.gif The gang over at Super7 have posted an update as well as an FAQ for fans interested in their new RE-Action figures and their SDCC exclusives: A million thanks to everyone for the overwhelmingly positive response to our ALIEN ReAction Figure exclusives for San Diego Comic Con!  Looks like we are going to have a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2013
Monogram International has sent us the announcement for their FIFTH 2013 Comic-Con Exclusive!  Exclusive number five is a 4” Resin Set based on Batman characters and it is a 200 piece limited edition. DC 4” Resin Figures Set#1 It’s up to the dynamic duo to foil the evil plot of Bane and Harley Quinn! Monogram…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 26, 2013
bbtslogo18.gif A brand new batch of pro-orders and new arrivals over at BigbadToyStore.com! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– PORTAL 7″ FIGURES – ATLAS, P-BODY, SET NECA has just announced new 7″ figures of P-Body and Atlas from Portal. Each comes with LED light effects in both themselves and their ASHPD accessories, and we have them listed at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2013
Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant continues on with their new line of vintage Star Wars action figure reproductions with the release of Yak Face! Digitally scanned from mint 3 3/4” Kenner originals and reproduced in scale to the rest of the jumbo Kenner line. Nothing has been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2013
992841_10151679446699844_1741960626_n.jpg Yesterday Mattel reveled images of their carded samples for MOTUC Clamp Champ on their official facebook page.   In addition to that was the news that was bound to ruffle some feathers that Clamp Champ would be exclusive to Club Eternia subscribers and not have any “day of” sales for the figure.   Mattel mentioned that this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 25, 2013
ScreenHunter_101-Jun.-25-00.40-500x315.jpg   Ralph McQuarrie’s early designs of C-3PO are uniquely different from that of the final screen version. Based on original pre-production illustrations for Star Wars: A New Hope, this mini bust displays a fascinating look at McQuarrie’s conceptual development of the beloved protocol droid. Digitally sculpted by the master artisans at Gentle Giant Ltd. using…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 24, 2013
The most massive and most incredible Gremlin figure ever produced is finally headed your way this Fall. When fully assembled the Spider Gremlin stands Over 10″ Tall and is Nearly 15″ Across and Over 12″ Deep!! It is enormous and full of detail! An incredible re-creation of the puppet seen in Gremlins 2: The New…

 

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