Articles for August, 2013

 

by Danny "CantinaDan" Neumann
August 26, 2013
CantinaDanBLOG-Chewgum2 Chewgum Warriors. So that’s what he was called. I had pretty much relegated this guy to an old but vivid memory. But some random interweb search turned up an image that stopped me dead in my tracks. At long last, justice was gonna be served.

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 26, 2013
Tenkai Knights on Cartoon Network Over the weekend a new animated series debuted on Cartoon Network called Tenkai Knights.  I hadn’t heard much about it, but watched it and it seemed clever and fun and very toyettic!   Here’s the official website on Cartoon Network.   You can see clips and it looks like the entire first episode there as well. They’re…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 24, 2013
ETExVamperella News from the gang at Electric Tiki: Although we have taken a break from producing product for a while, we are proud to announce an exclusive version of Sideshow’s “Tooned-Up” Vampirella statue.  Although this was 100% produced by Sideshow Collectibles, we at Electric Tiki Design designed the piece and oversaw the production.  Our exclusive version,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
Today on their official Facebook Page Mattel announced the items that will be available as part of their 9/16 sale:   Toy Fans, Fans have had her in their sights for a long, long time, and she’s finally here! This month the Huntress is ready to take aim against injustice when she and her crossbow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
FiguresCoRetroDukesOH2 Today on their Facebook page, Figures Toy Company let fans vote to see which of their upcoming properties they would reveal new images for their upcoming 8″ retro figure lines.   They had their choice between “Dallas” and “The Dukes of Hazzard.” Them Duke boys won by a landslide.   Below is the updated image they posted:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
The gang over at SpyMonkey Creations have posted the news of their next figure drop coming in September: Here are the details of our upcoming release of the newest WOM figure and colorways! Beginning this coming Monday 8/26 – Friday 8/30 join us each day for an exciting new chapter in the Chronicle of Monkaa!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
PCSrobocop_keyart_01 The announcement came just now in the form of a two sentences and some key art just to get the word out: Pop Culture Shock Toys have acquired the rights to make a 1/4th scale classic Robocop statue. More details to follow. I can’t wait to see what Jerry and company are cooking up for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
MAStanLeeCkCard1 Legendary Creator to Battle Iconic Martians on Exclusive Trading Card! August 23 – Hey there, True Believers!  The Topps Company and Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo are teaming up to bring MARS ATTACKS to Los Angeles!  Topps, setting up shop at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo for the first time, will bring an exclusive MARS ATTACKS trading card featuring Stan Lee…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
In my travels this week I noticed that Hasbro’s new Star Wars Angry Birds II figures with Telepods (so they interact with the upcoming game) are now available at Toys R Us.    I’ve only seen them at TRUs so far but they should be at all the major retailers soon leading up to the mid…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 23, 2013
New York- Mezco presents Breaking Bad Walter White Green Hazmat Suit Edition, this much anticipated figure features Walter in his green suit as seen in the episode A No Rough Stuff Type Deal. He comes complete with a fifty-five gallon chemical drum (not shown) and a trio of lab bottles. The whole set is discreetly packaged…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
WIZKIDS GAMES TO DEBUT NEW GAME TITLES, INAUGURAL HEROCLIX WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, AT ESSEN SPIEL 2013 Hillside, NJ—August 22, 2013—WizKids/NECA (WizKids), the industry leader in tabletop games with cutting edge 3D figures, today revealed plans to debut three upcoming games and host the inaugural HeroClix European National Championships at Essen Spiel 2013, taking place October 24-27…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
BAOCollectorsEdition1 Collectors’ Edition for Batman™: Arkham Origins now available for pre-order This awesome package includes a copy of Batman™: Arkham Origins, an exclusive Joker statue featuring LED effects, an 80-page, full-color hardcover art book, the full length DVD feature film Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics, exclusive in-game content and much, much more. Set to release…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
NECAlogoBLACK_300DPI.png NATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT COLLECTIBLES ASSOCIATION AND 4K MEDIA INC. ANNOUNCE KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN FOR EXCLUSIVE Yu-Gi-Oh! LICENSED GAME WALLET Hillside, NJ—August 21, 2013—Entertainment conglomerate National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), alongside 4K Media Inc., the newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., today launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Art branded Game Wallet…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
PL_HeaderCard This just in from the studios of Four Horsemen Toy Design ad the official Power Lords website – Power Lords Packaging Art! (Pending licensor approval, images not final)

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
WKOriginalStarterSet.jpg Invites New Players to Join the Battle Developers of HeroClix Online, the digital transliteration of the popular turn-based collectible miniatures game, have made collecting, creating a force and joining the battle easier than ever. Beginning today, all new players will enjoy instant access to the online game and account creation, with a free download. In…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 22, 2013
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced it has released Zatanna, the latest downloadable content (DLC) character to be added to the DC Comics fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us. Based on NetherRealm Studios’ interpretation of the famed DC Comics character, Zatanna is available now on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points and will be available…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2013
Here is a look at the upcoming The Walking Dead TV series 4 line out this October! AMC’s The Walking Dead television series is now the most watched drama in basic cable history! Shattering records along the way with the release each new season. Season 3 finds Rick Grimes and his fellow survivors continuing to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 21, 2013
New Lego Marvel Super Heroes – Gamescom trailer LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes are back, this time revealing the brick-building plot of the game, with an all-new new trailer just in time for Gamescom! Do you have what it takes to destroy Dr. Doom and his Dr. Doom Doomray of Doom? See some of your favourite Super Heroes and Super Villains of the Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2013
MOTUMeter_newsPage_v12-185x300.jpg Here’s the official update on the subs from Mattel posted just few minutes ago on MattyCollector.com   Toy Fans, Who has the power? Masters of the Universe® fans, that’s who! The 2014 Club Eternia® subscription lives, and it’s all thanks to the fans out there who subbed up and blasted the meter past our goal…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2013
Batman: Arkham Origins – Nowhere To Run Trailer The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here. Watch the new Batman: ‪‎Arkham Origins‬ Nowhere To Run trailer revealing a new assassin… the destructive Firefly! [youtube]http://youtu.be/3vJY9eHFdAU[/youtube]

 

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