Articles for August, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
Fans were surprised by yesterday’s news that Funko would now be releasing the ReAction retro Aliens figures in conjuction with Super 7, and were even  more surprised when on-line retailers started offering the set of 5 figures for $25 less than what everyone who bought an Early Bird set or pre-ordered them from the Super…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
The excavation has begun! The first series of Tomb Raider Minimates, based on the latest game in the fan-favorite Tomb Raider franchise, hits comic shops and specialty stores next week, and we’ve got new pics! Series 1 will have 12 figures in all, in the following breakdown: Specialty Assortment (comic shops, specialty toy retailers, online…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
ScreenHunter_101 Aug. 28 10.20 We learned at Comic Con that NECA would be making product from the original “Alien” film as part of their awesome Reel Toys line.   We’ve all been waiting anxiously to see who and what they would be including in that initial wave.   This week they gave fans a sneak peek WIP look at an early…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
“Dallas” was out voted last week by “The Dukes Of Hazzard” when Figures Toy Company took their poll of which figure line fans wanted to see next, but the promised us that their “Dallas” line would be shown soon, and here is wave 1. COMING SOON: Dallas Action Figures.  These action figures are based upon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 30, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– DC SUPER ALLOY NEW 52 GREEN LANTERN 1/6 SCALE FIGURE This figure measures about 12″ tall and is more than 80% die-cast.  It has more than 25 points of articulation and comes with multiple hands, LED lighting effects (some of which are controlled by an included remote), a display stand with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
Funko™ and Super7™ to partner on ReAction Figures™  collectibles line and other properties! Funko™  and Super7™ are excited to announce a new strategic partnership to debut and extend the ReAction Figure™ 3 3/4″ line..   One of the most unique and highly anticipated toys of San Diego Comic-Con 2013 was the pre-order and launch of Super7’s™ ReAction…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
TokiCatusKitties1 Los Angeles, Calif. – August 28, 2013 – tokidoki, the pop culture brand meaning “sometimes” in Japanese, is thrilled to introduce its first-ever Cactus Kitties collection.  The Kitties are a delightful addition to the popular Cactus Friends characters Bruttino and Carina.  The Cactus Kitties zip themselves into cactus suits because they think the world is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
LEGO® MINDSTORMS EV3 -The Robots are coming [youtube]http://youtu.be/H2dv804fzaI[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2013
Moms View Games as a Way to Bring Families Together Washington, DC – August 27, 2013 – Seventy-four percent of moms say they play video games, according to new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The report, “Mom Gamers Study: A New Generation of Gamer,” found that among moms who play video…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
New York- Mezco’s award-winning design team journeyed deep into the unexplored depths of the Amazon jungle searching for fossils…instead they discovered The Creature! Mezco Toyz brings to life The Creature, from Universal’s sci-fi, horror gem, The Creature From The Black Lagoon. This Creature variant is cast in Translucent Green material. The iconic scaled terror from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
ScreenHunter_103 Aug. 28 12.03 LOS ANGELES, Calif., (AUG  28th, 2013) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced partnership with Angry Little Girls! to offer a 7-inch plush of the sassy titular protagonist Kim from the syndicated comic strip and popular book series. Angry Little Girls! by Lela Lee — currently a syndicated comic strip by Universal Syndicate on Go…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
MatGBNuetrionWand1 Amid all the buzz of the 2014 subs order window closing and MOTUC going forward and DCSC in limbo for several months, there has been another Mattel controversy brewing.  This time it was over the upcoming Ghostbusters Neutrino Wand prop replica that was first shown at SDCC.  Specifically the issue was on the color of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
(BALTIMORE, MD)-(August 28, 2013)– ToyChest News.com announces the “Massive Minimates Giveaway” with five lucky winners having the opportunity to win numerous sets of Minimates along with a grand prize package which includes an exclusive hand-painted Venom prototype.  The contest runs from August 28th until September 27th and is only open to those who sign up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
DCCBBWSMBanner Today we have an exclusive interview with DC Collectibles’ top brass Jim Fletcher and Kevin Kiniry about the 50th release in DCC’s Batman Black and White statue line.  That is significant because today is the release of the Sean Murphy designed, Jonathan Matthews sculpted statue and a major milestone in the landmark statue line that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
Funko sends us news of their latest animated Pop Vinyl releases from Cartoon Network:   DUDE! …Cartoon Network – Takin’ Over! Pop! Television: Regular Show Let’s be honest…Regular Show is anything but…well, regular. I’m going to go out on a limb and assume that some of you haven’t experienced this show quite yet. A) For…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
“You are not alone.” Hot Toys has previously presented the Superman and Jor-El Collectible Figures from Man of Steel and we are very excited to introduce the next character to join the series – General Zod. Determined to rebuild Krypton and restore the Kryptonian race, General Zod has searched across an ocean of stars for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
NECARetro8Jason1 This week on their official Twitter account, NECA teased fans with the news of them taking their Friday the 13th and Nightmare on Elm Street licenses retro.  They will be making 8″ Mego-esqe figures of both Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger: Sneak peek – photo shoot of our retro figural dolls for Freddy & Jason….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
Today, prepare to become the ultimate Marvel Fan with Marvel Unlimited Plus! A bold initiative that takes the massively popular Marvel Unlimited to the next level, this exciting new membership tier is your all-access pass to the Marvel Universe and more! Beyond gaining access to thousands of classic and newer Marvel digital comics, Marvel Unlimited Plus members cement…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2013
BBTS END OF SUMMER SALE – 5000+ ITEMS REDUCED We’ve reduced prices by 15% to 50% on over 5,000 items!   Take a look at the huge sale menus, there are tons of Transformers, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, GI Joe, Anime, Statues, Props, T-Shirts, Trinkets, Stand-Ups, Imports, Movie Figures and much much more! http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/list.aspx?list=13719 ————–…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2013
We missed another week in there, but don’t worry, we’re going to make it up to you by giving you a double dose of GSi! As you know the internet has been on fire for the past few days with one single topic… and it’s NOT Miley Cyrus twerking. Something more along the lines of…

 

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