Articles for June, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
Some glow-in-the-dark goodness from NECA: The 1989 8-bit Friday the 13th has been rightly called one of the worst video games of all time, and like anything truly terrible worth its salt, has built a considerable cult following as a result. We love Friday the 13th. New, old, original, sequels, Freddy vs. Jason, it doesn’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
4horsemenLogo.jpg  Set your DVRs now, because The Four Horsemen just announced the air date for their episode of ‘Cake Boss‘ on TLC that was recorded in February at Toy Fair 2013.   And if you look closely you MIGHT just see little old me in the background of some shots. Here are the full details straight from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
HasSDCC13MUDeadpool1-500x424.jpg Yesterday USA Today revealed a good chunk of Hasbro’s 2013 SDCC exclusives, but one of the questions on most collector’s lips was “Where is the Marvel Universe exclusive?” and “What? No love for the 3.75″ fans?”   But fear not true believers, for just moments ago over on Marvel.com they revealed the answer to your questions:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
Man of Steel Official Mobile Game Trailer Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Announces Man of Steel Game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android Smartphones and Tablets Super Action-Adventure Game Releases Alongside the Highly-Anticipated Film   BURBANK, Calif. – June 6, 2013 – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announces the Man of Steel game for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, as well as Android smartphones and tablets, will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
MockLogo.png   Combines Expansive IP Catalog with Online Store and Customization Hillside, NJ—June 6, 2013—National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), today launched Mock.com, a new online shopping experience inviting shoppers to browse a 3D store front with full customization capabilities to design their very own memorabilia and apparel featuring their favorite brands. The first brand to appear…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
IVAN_newsPage1thumb.jpg A nice little offer for fans of Mattel’s CARS line:   Disney • Pixar Cars Movie Fans, It’s summer, which means road trips, which means… Cars! It’s time to catch up with your favorite vehicles from both films, and our friends at Kmart have a great new offer. Let’s just say they’d like to provide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
ScreenHunter_84-Jun.-06-00.15-500x144.jpg In June 2013, prepare for the return of one of the forgotten toy lines of the 1980s – THE MORDLES! In 1985, the classic Ideal property ROCKS AND BUGS AND THINGS detailed the never-ending battle between creatures disguised as rocks and bugs, while exploring their need to consume the mischievous Mordles – their only food…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 6, 2013
This just might just be my favorite Comic Con exclusive EVER!  Today Gentle Giant announced “Magnitude” An Admiral Ackbar Mini Bust –  as one of their SDCC 2013 exclusives. “Magnitude” an Admiral Ackbar mini bust, is based on the artwork by Steven Daily.  This mini bust stands at 8” tall and comes in a screen…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
MattyAFiLogo.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums.   Q1.  Will you ever offer Panthor with flocking as a variant, exclusive?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
But Wait There’s More!     New York- Mezco Toyz’s Living Dead Doll Resurrection Series is one of the most popular in the Living Dead Dolls lineup. Mezco announces a thrilling surprise for the 2013 Resurrection edition: Four ultra-rare “Golden Death Certificate” dolls!     Each one of the four one-of-a-kind “Golden Death Certificate” dolls…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
Two new batches of items announced this week from the folks at Funko: TMNT BOOKMARK  and NEW DISNEY POP PLUSHIES.   Sooooo…Pretty much it’s my favorite week EVER! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pop! Vinyl Figures Release Week! I hope you put your orders in!! …Already sold out of Splinter AND Shredder! Wowzers. There is more,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
New York- As the world of fandom collectively counts down to the July 18th start of San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, Mezco adds fuel to the flames of excitement by revealing the details of one of their Summer Exclusives: Cheetara and Snarf Deluxe 2 Pack This mega scale multipack features Cheetara, the Thundarian noble who…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
Today over on MattyCollector.com they gave us our first look at there new version, their 2.0 version of action figure flight stands.  We knew these were coming, but have been waiting to see what the redesign would look like.   You can see that they changed the base on this version so it takes up far…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2013
bbtslogo13.gif Lots of new preorders and new arrivals listed today over at BigBadToyStore! ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– STAR WARS BLACK FIGURES – 3.75″, 6″ Hasbro’s new line of well-articulated Star Wars figures is up for pre-order. The 3.75″ Series 01 includes characters like Darth Vader, Luke, Biggs, Biker Scout and more, and they are listed at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
DCCDeathstrokeFigure1-500x763.jpg Today DC Collectibles did the final reveal for another one of their Facebook “Spoiler Alerts” and showed us their New 52 Deathstroke action figure:

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
ANCHOR BAY ENTERTAINMENT CONTINUES THE JOURNEY WITH AMC’S “THE WALKING DEAD: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON” EXPERIENCE IT ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD AUGUST 27, 2013; LIMITED EDITION “ZOMBIE HEAD TANK” DESIGNED BY MCFARLANE TOYS BEVERLY HILLS, CA – It has become a cultural phenomenon. The fans embrace it, the critics adore it. And now the stakes…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
With Star Trek on everybody’s mind again, thanks to the latest blockbuster film, Diamond Select Toys is bringing back Star Trek toys in a big way, to comic shops, specialty stores… and even Toys “R” Us! In addition to the previously announced TRU-exclusive assortment of Star Trek Legacy Minimates, DST is happy to announce that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
68061_HulkBustBankBoxLabel_OL-01-150x150.jpg Today the good folks at Monogram International sent us information on their first two Exclusives for Comic-Con 2013. The first will be an The Incredible Hulk Resin Bank. The Incredible Hulk Resin Bank The Incredible Hulk is busting out of his skin to get to the Comic-Con 2013! Be sure to get a hold of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
logo-500x386.jpg Wow. Episode 75. Superman turns 75 years old this year and we just hit 75 episodes. Same thing, right? We’ve both absorbed the entire new season of Arrested Development on Netflix and we are ready to talk about it. My viewing started about 12:20am on Sunday morning. Jason started on Sunday afternoon of the holiday…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 4, 2013
SWReads-500x630.jpg LUCASFILM LTD., DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE AND PUBLISHING PARTNERS ANNOUNCE SECOND ANNUAL STAR WARS READS DAY Bookstore and library events to be held October 5, 2013   New York, NY – Lucasfilm, Disney Publishing Worldwide, and its publishing partners announced today the second annual Star Wars Reads Day to be held this October 5, 2013.  Last year,…

 

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