Articles for November, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
MezBrBadBlkFri1 New York- Breaking Bad fans will have a lot to give thanks for on Black Friday (11/29) this year.  Mezco will be revealing not only a limited edition Breaking Bad figure, but a new set of limited edition challenge coins, and two sets of ultra limited “platinum” challenge coins. The new action figure will be…

 

by Cesar Zamora
November 19, 2013
20131119_102936 I stopped at my local Target today and happened upon a new release for the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” figure line by Playmates. This is the second Shredder in the action figure line and if you bought him the first time around this figure would be a considerable upgrade.

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
1258.jpg Green Brook, NJ, November 18, 2013 – Pretty Ugly, LLC and the creators of the popular Uglydoll brand launch unique Android plush toys available exclusively in the Google Store. While brewing over a cup of ‘java’ and dreaming up apps for development, the Uglydoll team created their geekiest plush yet, Android Ox™ and Android Babo™. …

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 19, 2013
DOCTOR WHO 50th LIVE PRE-SHOW CROSSES PLATFORMS TO CONNECT FANS IN  THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD   New York – November 19, 2013 – Announced today, BBC AMERICA has partnered with Nerdist  Industries to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who with the first ever live simulcast pre-show  from the YouTube Space Los Angeles. Hosted…

 

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”…

 

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