Articles for November, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
“That guy is like Superman!” You’ve heard the phrase a million times.  Now, it’s time to turn it into reality, as UD Replicas makes available for purchase its MAN OF STEEL leather jacket, pants and boots, which created a huge buzz when they were previewed at San Diego Comic-Con in July.   Every inch of these impeccably…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
This week Mattel sent out the following FAQ update on Castle Grayskull: Castle Grayskull Update   We’ve heard your confusion around the Castle Grayskull pre-order and do apologize. Here’s a complete Q & A update as of today, 11/26/13.   Q. When will my Castle Grayskull ship? A. The castles have started to arrive at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
This just in from our friends at BigBadToyStore.com: We’ve just received information on several exciting new waves of Marvel Legends Figures from Hasbro! Amazing Spider-Man 2 with Green Goblin BAF http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=infinite%20legends%20amazing Captain America The Winter Soldier with Mandroid BAF http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/search.aspx?search=infinite%20legends%20america Please note that Hasbro has increased wholesale & retail pricing on the 6″ Marvel Legends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
Star Trek fans who have gotten the chance to play with the first two figures in the Star Trek Select action figure line have been waiting for their chance to get their hands on the next one, and he’s almost here! Captain Jean-Luc Picard, from Star Trek: The Next Generation, will be joining the original…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
“The LEGO® Movie” star presents check to charity LA’s BEST   LEGOLAND® California Resort is honored to announce actress Elizabeth Banks as this year’s guest of honor to light the world’s largest LEGO® Christmas tree at the family theme park’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Banks, a mother of two, stars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
“The Biggest Little City in the World” has a big new attraction, as Wizard World this week announced the addition of Reno, Nevada, as the 16th show on the 2014 Comic Con calendar. Already the world’s largest pop culture convention series, Wizard World will host Reno Comic Con, Nov. 21-23 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 30, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– GIGANTIC ACTION:  SCORPONOK This version of Scorponok stands even taller than the recent Fortress Maximus reissue.  He comes with a movable visor, a shield and a large cannon, and is listed at $549.99. Note that it appears this figure does not transform. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11790&mode=retail DC UNIVERSE PLAY ARTS KAI SERIES 04 –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2013
All good things must come to an end.   And so we come to the end of our first ever Imaginext week.   I hope you have enjoyed these reveals as much as I have.   We’re going out with a big finish – an awesome pair of Bat villains! But first lets look at the final installment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 29, 2013
Bad Teeth & Double Haunt are preparing to unleash their Mini-Cheestroyer figurine in 2014!! The recent resin releases have all sold out, so the guys have decided to produce the “little cheeseburger monster” in gorgeous vinyl! They need a little help to get everything up & running so they have set up a Kickstarter for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 28, 2013
Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  And since I’m in a GIVING mood I’m going to reveal TWO new DC Comics Imaginext sets featuring the Dark Knight himself – Batman. But first let take a look at part 2 of the history sweet love between DC Comics and Imaginext via Wikipedia: In 2010, an original video animation based…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2013
For 72 hours, Dark Horse Digital will offer 150 single-issue Star Wars comics for $100! A savings of over $300!   November 22, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is rocking Black Friday madness with a very exclusive limited offer for its digital-comics readers . . .   Feast your optic sensors on this year’s Black Friday MegaBundle. For…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 27, 2013
Day 3 of our week of exclusive Imaginext reveals brings us a sweet 2-pack of DC characters that are sure to beef up your Justice League line up – J’onn J’onzz the Martian Manhunter and old Eel O’Brian himself – Plastic Man!   Both of these characters are brand new to the line. But before we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 26, 2013
Imaginext is a line that kind of snuck up on me.   It started out cool enough when they started the sub-line that included DC Comics Batman characters.   Then that sub-line became it’s own line and kept expanding and started seeing things like cool playsets, vehicles and villains!  Lots of villains. Then they started moving beyond…

 

by Cesar Zamora
November 26, 2013
Another Disney Infinity figure review because you deserve it! This week I’m looking at the new “Wreck-It Ralph” figures that were released recently as well as 3, that’s right, 3 new princesses. Read on for more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 26, 2013
Led by Loki in The Avengers, the Chitauri soldiers invaded New York and brought destruction to the city. It had been a tough battle for The Avengers to take on the overwhelming number of these extraterrestrial invaders! The movie-accurate collectible set includes the Chitauri Footsoldier and Chitauri Commander in the film, featuring finely crafted head…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2013
Fox Digital Entertainment has partnered with Hutch Games to integrate the ultimate A-Team experience into the latest “Smash Bandits” update. The A-Team content pack includes the iconic A-Team van, original theme song, unique pursuit vehicles, all-new challenges and future content updates! NOW AVAILABLE in the App Store:  http://hastrk3.com/serve?action=click&publisher_id=43728&site_id=29434&offer_id=255768 [youtube]http://youtu.be/4hHuiPqQkvs[/youtube]   About Fox Digital Entertainment Fox Digital Entertainment is the exclusive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 25, 2013
Anyone who visits the toy isles knows that Imaginext is a kids line started by Fisher-Price that is meant for children ages 3-8.    But it’s the kind of line you see on the shelves and think “Aw, man!  I would have LOVED that as a kid!”  Some of us are old enough to have kids…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– AVENGERS MOVIE MASTERPIECE CHITAURI COMMANDER, FOOTSOLDIER Hot Toys is producing more villain figures for your Avengers to battle. The Chitauri Commander and Footsoldier each comes with a weapon or two, alternate hands, a display base and more, and they are listed at $239.99 each for the Commander and for the Footsoldier….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 23, 2013
This week Lego gives fans a video update on their Minecraft Co-Build: This week’s LEGO Minecraft Co-build question is all about Steve’s shelter. We have made some designs but what details should go in it? Help us decide! [youtube]http://youtu.be/xzNAwsWQL3w[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 23, 2013
If you pre-ordered Castle Grayskull, here’s what do if you received a cancellation because your castle is still waiting for you! Just call Customer Service at 877-GO-MATTY and they’ll make sure your order gets back on track. Toy Guru also gives you an overview of our 7 Days of Cyber Monday sale, starting with Early…

 

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