Articles for November, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
PC13CastleGrayskull1 Today Mattel posted some additional information about the upcoming shipment of Castle Grayskull for the people that pre-ordered one in the original order window.   So if you pre-ordered get ready for a BIG box to show up at your house soon!   Castle Grayskull Shipping Soon! If you pre-ordered a Castle Grayskull, you’re going to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2013
ScreenHunter_221 Nov. 18 16.58 This special one-off drama travels back in time to 1963 to see how Doctor Who was first brought to the screen. Actor William Hartnell felt trapped by a succession of hard-man roles. Wannabe producer Verity Lambert was frustrated by the TV industry’s glass ceiling. Both of them were to find unlikely hope and unexpected challenges…

 

SONY DSC It’s that time of year ago, fellow collectors! Time where we look back on all of the cool toys we were treated to this past year. While production of domestically-originating toys (Marvel Legends, DCUC, Star Wars, etc.) seems to be in a period of decline, production of higher-end import toys seems to be on the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 18, 2013
They’re almost here! The first-ever Minimates based on the comics Invincible and Thief of Thieves will be in stores next week, and we’ve got packaged shots of both sets! Both comic titles were created by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman for his Skybound Entertainment imprint at Image Comics, and neither one has received poseable…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 2013
DCCInjusticeJoker Yesterday, on their official Facebook page, DC Collectibles posted the November installment of the Q&As they have been doing for 2013 as well as a sneak peek reveal of a figure in an upcoming 3.75″ Injustice 2-pack: Hey everyone! In an effort to keep the communication lines as open as possible, starting today and occurring…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 17, 2013
HeroClix-AvX-Starters Regular readers know I am a huge fan of HeroClix, the Super Hero miniatures game put out by WizKids, a subsidiary of NECA.  In a nutshell, HeroClix is Chess with super powers and if you want to build your team with no knights and 4 bishops, we expect that.  Hulk, the Joker and  Cosmic Boy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 17, 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.   Mattel recently changed the guidelines for these Q&As so they only involve items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2013
Despite being shown a much wider variety of characters, including the entire company of dwarfs this year at Toy Fair, The Bridge Direct took to their official Facebook page to re-emphasize to fans that what is out in stores now is all we will see for 2013 from their “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2013
horizontal_02 November 15th 2013: The ball never stops rolling for the team here at Gaming Heads, and today we would like to take this chance to introduce you all to a new range of products. Hot off the heels of the the release of our Dragonborn statues and DOOM plushies, we’re proud to say that our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2013
ScreenHunter_195 Nov. 16 18.40 Whilst investigating strange occurrences at an art gallery, the Doctor meets a familiar face…   [youtube]http://youtu.be/Zn9Ss9rZMcU[/youtube] Be a Hero and donate at http://www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 16, 2013
McFac_statue_6 Only 1,000 Statues Produced Worldwide:  Available on12/13 at McFarlane Toys Online Store Tempe, Ariz.— Nov., 15, 2013 – From one of the most anticipated video games of the year, Ubisoft®’s Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, McFarlane Toys  is bringing to life the charismatic yet brutal pirate captain, Edward Kenway, as an exclusive limited-edition resin statue….

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
ScreenHunter_197 Nov. 16 19.04 With the PS4™system, Sony Computer Entertainment Welcomes Gamers to a New Era of Rich, Immersive Gameplay Experiences TOKYO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today launched PlayStation®4 (PS4™), a system built for gamers and inspired by developers. The PS4 system is now available in the United States and Canada at a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
CaptAmericaMovieMM-logo1 The new issue of Diamond Comics Distributors’ Previews catalog won’t be out for a couple of weeks, but retailers are already offering some of the great items Diamond Select Toys has listed in its pages! From bottle openers to banks, this month sees the first DST products from Godzilla and Alien, as well as merchandise…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
y3221_001b_newsPage.jpg Even though the November sale is only  a few hours old, Mattel has just released the information on their December MattyCollector.com sale.   With the Bat-belt, Ghostbusters wand AND Castle Grayskull December has the potential to be the most expensive Matty month EVER! This month we wrap up a couple of lines and welcome a long-awaited…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– VOLTRON 30TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTORS SET This set includes all five lions with LED eyes, die-cast and plastic construction, weapons and more, along with a special display base including a key that unlocks sound effects.  This set is listed at $224.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TOY10608&mode=retail FT-04 SCORIA This masterful figure changes from 10″ robot to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 15, 2013
DCSCRasAlGhulz2 Ra’s Al Ghul, aka The Demon’s Head, wants to keep it all in the family after daughter Talia Al Ghul has a son with Bruce Wayne, but his desire to make the crime fighter his heir is second to his desire to eliminate most of humanity. Brilliant physician and proud owner of unique facial hair,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
Welcome back everyone. We hope you all had lovely Halloweens where ever and how ever you spent your All Hallows Eve. Mine was great. We even dressed up the dog again this year so it was a family affair. Now we slide on into November. A time of next generation game consoles, Black Fridays and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
MOTUSecretLiquidOfLife Geldor, Keldor, Gwildor…. Eternian mother’s didn’t have much creativity. GELDOR Evil Barbarian Obsessed with Immortality™ Masters of the Universe® Classics Club Eternia® Figure, November 2013   Eternal Life? He’ll drink to that! We pity the fool who gets in the way of this wicked warrior and his unquenchable thirst to live forever. Voted the 2013…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
~ POP! MOVIES: THE BIG LEBOWSKI  ~ ~ THE DUDE TALKING WACKY WOBBLER ~ Pour yourself a White Russian and prepare for a whole lot of The Big Lebowski! Pop! Movies: The Big Lebowski These Big Lebowski Pop!’s will surely tie the room together for you! The entire gang from the cult classic is coming…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 14, 2013
SupermanIconic_PoolCue They may not turn you into a champ, but you’ll look every bit the pool hall hero playing with these new Superman cues from DC Collectibles. Produced in partnership with McDermott, the leading manufacturer of billiard and pool cues, each Superman cue comes with its own case.   [youtube]http://youtu.be/NkJD9ymSjGA[/youtube] Look for action figures, statues and…

 

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