Articles for July, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
For three years, Diamond Select Toys has done its best to scare you out of your wits every Halloween, with new toys and collectibles based on the classic creatures of Universal Studios’ Universal Monsters library. Well, this year is no different, because DST has new action figures, retro-style figures and vinyl bust banks coming to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Leading Branded Play Powerhouse Comes Aboard for B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations and Trolls   GLENDALE, Calif. & PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– In a powerful ghost and troll combo pack, Hasbro, Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) a leading branded play company, and DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA) have entered into an agreement to create toys and games inspired by…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
44931-Bioshock-Splicer2pack-1.jpg Adds Final Two Splicers, Crawler and Special Variant Edition Ladysmith, to Collection Hillside, NJ – July 31, 2013 – BioShock fans and collectors rejoice! NECA, a world leader in licensed consumer goods, today announced the availability of the final two BioShock 2 Splicers, Crawler and Special Variant Edition Ladysmith, which complete the series. The limited-edition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
UnnamedOneQuestion-300x300.png Mattel was very coy about any details surrounding the announcement of “The Unnamed One” in the MOTUC 2014 Club Eternia subscription at Comic Con.  Now they are starting to give fans a few more hints:   MOTUC Fans, You probably know by now that the Unnamed One™ is the exclusive figure that only 2014 Club…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
8513878910_da817ebf1c_o.jpg ALIEN REACTION FIGURES (set of 5) http://super7store.com/alien-reaction-figures.html PREORDERS BEGIN THURSDAY AUGUST 1ST AT NOON PACIFIC TIME!  THE FIGURES WILL BEGIN SHIPPING IN LATE OCTOBER. In 1979, prototypes for 3 ¾” action figures for the ALIEN film were developed but never manufactured. Through our network of industry and collector contacts, Super7 has unearthed reference material and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
51497-Predator-SkullPack-1.jpg Introduces New Skulls For a Full 10-Piece Collection, Available for Pre-order Hillside, NJ—July 30, 2013—National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), has announced the PREDATOR  – Limited Edition Trophy Skulls Pack, containing 10 trophy skull collectibles, previously only available in various retail and convention exclusives. The pack is available now for pre-order. “The PREDATOR – Limited Edition…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
3 vs. 3 vs. 2. An epic online showdown where every match is different. Think you can take down criminals on your own? Show them what you’ve got as Batman or Robin. Want to rule the Gotham gangland and take out the Boy Wonder or Dark Knight along the way? Defend your turf and fight…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Y3215_004_600x600-300x300.jpg Today over on the MattyCollector.com news page Mattel posted the details of their SDCC’s “Most Wanted” Sale for folks that want the exclusives but were not able to attend SDCC 2013.   Details of the sale are below: Toy Fans, The Con is gone, but here’s your chance at some of the awesome products we had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Earlier this week Figures Toy Co. released images of the card fronts and back of their upcoming R.E. Howard 8″ retro figure line. Conan The Barbarian, Solomon Kane & Kull The Conqueror Action Figures.  These action figures are based upon the comic book series by Robert E. Howard.  Conan The Barbarian is an exact replica…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
Our man Captain Collector just sent over these images of Hasbro’s new ‘Avengers Assemble’ action figure line.   These are just now starting to hit retailers.   The first wave is: Captain America, Iron Man, The Hulk, The Falcon, Black Widow and The Red Skull.   These are the more articulated, versions that come with accessories.  I have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 31, 2013
We are still basking in the afterglow of SDCC 2013. This year’s con was terrific, but just nuts! Jason and I weren’t able to connect at the show at all this year, much less record an episode, but as soon as we got back home to real life we put together this episode for you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2013
  Join Trask Industries as we celebrate 50 years of the Sentinel program and look forward to an even brighter future. http://www.Trask-Industries.com   [youtube]http://youtu.be/92YBR9gEyYI[/youtube] Trask Industries: Your Future

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 30, 2013
DC Animation - Flashpoint As you go out to buy your copy of Flash Point, the newest release in DC Comic’s line of animated movies, remember that Best Buy once again has 2 reasons to be your store of choice. 1. Exclusive packaging which includes an exclusive figurine. 2. They frequently put older related product on sale during the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 30, 2013
This weekend, The Wolverine slashes its way into movie theaters, telling the next chapter in the life of the nigh-immortal mutant named Logan. While the Marvel Select action figure based on the film won’t be out until September, it recently made an appearance at Comic-Con International, and Diamond Select has taken some shots of the…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
July 29, 2013
Mini Mates - Marvel Comics When I was at NYCC 2012, one of the most impressive things was the Minimates 10th Anniversary. For those who do not know, Minimates are licensed figures the right scale to go with all your Lego buildings, ships, and play sets.  You see, until recently, Lego did not make licensed figures.  Minimates, distributed most of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
This weekend at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2 in Germany, Hasbro revealed exciting new additions to the hot new Star Wars Black Series line of toys.  Hasbro sent over some images this morning of the new reveals to share with you. From the 6-inch Black Series line, Hasbro debuted Episode V Luke Skywalker, Episode 3…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
It’s that time of the month again, when the newest Previews catalog arrives from Diamond Comic Distributors! It’s a big month for Diamond Select Toys, as they have seven separate items listed for pre-ordering, including bottle openers, artwork, Minimates, electronic vehicles and more from Marvel, Star Wars, Star Trek, The Walking Dead and Knight Rider!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
  ————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– OPTIMUS PRIME 6″ SUPER DEFORMED FIGURE KidsLogic is creating a new 6″ tall superdeformed version of Optimus Prime. We currently have it listed at $119.99, but that price may lower if we can find a domestic supply. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KLG10028&mode=retail FUTURAMA BENDER 24” SHOGUN WARRIOR FIGURE This 2’ tall Bender figure is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
QuakeCon2013Exclusive Symbiote Studios to release 20th Anniversary Phobos Figure for QuakeCon   (Seattle, WA- July 29, 2013) Vinyl collectible toy makers Symbiote Studios has announced their QuakeCon Exclusive figure to be the much loved DOOM space marine Phobos from Quake III. Phobos stands 3.5 inches tall has two accessories and is made of high quality vinyl….

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 29, 2013
Fans will be able to experience the early days of the bat when Batman: Arkham Origins arrives on October 25, 2013. But San Diego Comic-Con attendees got an early look when the this trailer debuted during the Batman: Arkham Origins panel, offering a first look at Copperhead! [youtube]http://youtu.be/oxtZRXLKHHY[/youtube]

 

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