Articles for June, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 20, 2013
DragonsLair11.jpg Apparently yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the revolutionary video game Dragon’s Lair.   What made Dragon’s Lair different is that instead of it using computer graphics, it was a fully 2-D animated cartoon from Don Bluth studios that ran on a laser disk. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Dragon’s Lair: Dragon’s Lair is a laserdisc…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
UMonstersUglydoll-500x266.jpg It’s About to Get Even Uglier as These Iconic Monsters Combine June 19, 2013 — Green Brook, NJ –Pretty Ugly™, LLC, the official licensors of the popular UGLYDOLL® brand, has partnered with Universal Partnerships & Licensing to develop an all-new series of UGLYDOLL plush dolls based on the Universal Monsters. The Universal Monsters are some…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
Ever since it made its debut at New York Comic-Con, fans of Wolverine, Minimates and Wolverine Minimates have been clamoring for Diamond Select’s Logan-tastic Marvel Minimates box set. With four different Wolverines in it, how could you go wrong? Well, DST recently announced that it will be this year’s Marvel exclusive at Comic-Con International in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
Y3183_newsPage1.jpg As you will recall, when this set was announced s an SDCC exclusive all Mattel was able to show us was the outer box.  I guess Warner Brothers thought it was too much of a spoiler for us to know one of the last scenes in a giant action movie might be the hero and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
‘Beware the Batman’: Cartoon Network Sizzle Reel ‘Beware the Batman’ Series Premiere Saturday, July 13 10 am ET/PT on Cartoon Network, but today they released this sizzle reel/trailer to give us a better idea of the design and tone.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
AFiS7SDCCAlienEarly2-500x459.jpg They say “In space no one can hear you scream”, but I’m on Earth and I’m screaming like an 8 year old girl over the overload of AWESOME that is Super 7’s reveal of their 2013 SDCC exclusives.   I’ve had to sit on this information for months, but now we can tell you all the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2013
DCHelloKitty-500x400.jpg Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Sanrio GmbH Announce Partnership to License Branded Collection Launching in EMEA Los Angeles, CA – June 18, 2013 – (Virtual Press Office) — Warner Bros. Consumer Products, in partnership with DC Entertainment, and Sanrio, creator of the global icon Hello Kitty, announced today they will be partnering to license a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
TeenTitansGoLogo-500x316.jpg Toys Available this Holiday Season   Sunrise, Fl, and Burbank, CA – June 17, 2013 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products and Jazwares™ team up to announce their master toy and electronics partnership for Teen Titans Go!, Warner Bros. Animation’s new action-packed comedy adventure series based on the DC Comics Super Heroes, which airs Tuesdays 7:30…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
It’s another big day for Diamond Select Toys! This week’s New Toy Day brings Minimates, action figures and vinyl banks based on Star Wars, Star Trek and Marvel Comics, which means there’s six reasons (probably more) to visit your local comic shop this Wednesday! Check out what’s new, and find your local comic shop at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
The LEGO® Movie – Official Teaser Trailer “The LEGO® Movie,” the first-ever, full-length theatrical LEGO® adventure, directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, opens in theaters February 7, 2014. It stars the vocal talents of Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie, with Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman. The original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
mattel18 We all know that the shipping is pretty steep on Mattel’s subscriptions due to Digital River.   Today Mattel announced that both monthly and quarterly shipping would be available for the 2014 subs.  That should save the folks that decide to go that route a few bucks.  See details on this new offering below: Toy Fans,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
At Comic-Con International in 2012, Diamond Select Toys released the first two-pack from their line of The Walking Dead Minimates, based on the best-selling Skybound comic book by Robert Kirkman. The two-pack quickly sold out, and DST swore to top themselves in 2013. Now, with the third full series of The Walking Dead Minimates in…

 

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