Articles for November, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 11, 2013
DCCNew52TTitans1 Last week on the official DC Collectibles Facebook page the ran another of their “Spoiler Alert” sneak peek series of photos.   This time it was for a trio of figures: The New 52 Teen Titans.    The press were shown these figures as an advanced sneak peek back at DCC’s press event at SDCC but we…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 10, 2013
This weekend was the release of Marvel Studios Thor: The Dark World feature film.  The film has already racked up $86 million (up 31% from the original Thor’s opening weekend). Despite being shown at SDCC 2013 back in July I’ve seen some questions pop up on line this week if Hasbro will be making figures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2013
JabbaPlush (BALTIMORE, MD) – (October 31, 2013)-Jabba the Hutt from Star Wars is making his debut as a PREVIEWS exclusive pick in plush form! Talking Jabba from Underground Toys is scheduled to release in stores in late December, 2013.   The Jabba the Hutt 12-inch Talking Plush (Item Code: NOV132088, SRP $34.99, page 455) embodies the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2013
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS THE WOLVERINE: UNLEASHED EXPERIENCE FOR FANS AROUND THE WORLD TO TAKE A DEEPER LOOK INTO WOLVERINE THE CHARACTER The Wolverine: Unleashed Experience Now Available Globally   To celebrate The Wolverine November 19th Digital HD release, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today launched The Wolverine Unleashed Experience – an immersive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 9, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– PACIFIC RIM 18″ FIGURE SERIES 01 – KNIFEHEAD NECA is releasing the Kaiju monster Knifehead in the 18″ size, giving the 18″ Gipsy Danger a perfect opponent.  Knifehead is detailed with the bright lines from the movie, and is listed at $149.99, $30 off of the MSRP. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=NEC12412&mode=retail NEW MONSTER HIGH…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
Thor: The Dark World is in U.S. theaters today, and while the series of Marvel Minimates based on the film is still a ways off, we couldn’t wait to show off the packaging! Check out the four two-packs in Marvel Minimates Series 53: Thor vs. Malekith, Loki vs. Heimdall, Selvig vs. Dark Elf and Darcy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
Don’t miss “The Coolest Show on Earth!” November 15-17, 2013 at the Doubletree Orlando Seaworld   The Florida Xtravaganza Toy, Comic, Art and Fan Convention (FX) is back! A staple event in Orlando for over 20 years, the show took a 3 year Hiatus and now due to overwhelming fan demand returns to Orlando November…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
  ~ POP! MY LITTLE PONY ~ ~ MY LITTLE PONY VINYL COLLECTIBLES ~ Pop! My Little Pony Friendship is magic! I hope everyone is ready for a cuteness overload! We have three new My Little Pony Pop!’s to fill your hearts with joy! Derpy, DJ PON-3, and Dr. Hooves will be joining our absolutely…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
NarutoShippuden-Anime VIZ Media has announced the debut of the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN anime series on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block beginning in January 2014. North American fans can catch dubbed and uncut adventures featuring the world’s most popular ninja from the beginning with a new episode airing each week. Check local listings for specific airtimes and channel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 8, 2013
We were sad to hear the news this week that Canadian retailer Legends Action Figures will be closing their doors and their web-store later this month.   Steve and the Legends team are great folks and were one of the original sponsors of AFi when we launched.    It’s a blow to the community to loose another…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
We were just sent this press releases from Lucasfilm, so it’s legit:   With pre-production in full-swing, a confirmed release date of December 18, 2015, has been set for Lucasfilm’s highly anticipated Star Wars: Episode VII. “We’re very excited to share the official 2015 release date for Star Wars: Episode VII, where it will not only anchor the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
HILLSIDE, NJ — November 7, 2013 — WizKids/NECA, the global leader in collectible miniature gaming, today announced that the company has entered into an agreement making Esdevium Games the exclusive distributor of its English-language products to all European territories. “We have chosen Esdevium to be our sole distributor in Europe with the aim of replicating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
Sony Releases New ‘Robocop’ Trailer In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Overseas, their drones have been used by the military for years – and it’s meant billions for OmniCorp’s bottom line. Now OmniCorp wants to bring their controversial technology to the home front, and they see a golden opportunity…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
DC Collectibles – Lex Luthor Deluxe Action Figure Trailer If you’re going to tangle with Superman, you’d better dress appropriately. Fortunately, the Armored Suit Lex Luthor Deluxe Action Figure from DC Collectibles is more than up for the task. Clad in the instantly recognizable green and purple armored suit, this 8 1/2-inch deluxe action figure features over 20 points of articulation and will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2013
Netflixlogo Disney’s Marvel and Netflix Join Forces to Develop Historic Four Series Epic plus a Mini-Series Event Based on Renowned Marvel Characters Landmark Deal Brings Marvel’s Flawed Heroes of Hell’s Kitchen, led by “Daredevil,” to the World’s Leading Internet TV Network in 2015 Burbank, Calif. – Nov 7, 2013—The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
71004_TLMminifigseries Lego has revealed some of the new sets that will tie in with the upcoming “The Lego Movie” feature film over on the official Lego site: Minifigure Collection 16 all-new, special minifigures from the new THE LEGO® MOVIE™, is now part of the LEGO® Minifigure Collection. Each minifigure comes in a sealed “mystery” bag with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
TMNTCaseyJones1 This news was posted today over on the TMNT official Facebook page : It’s finally here… Casey Jones makes his debut on Saturday’s episode of TMNT @ 11am/10c on Nickelodeon! We’re also giving you an exclusive sneak peek at the Casey Jones action figure by Playmates Toys, as well as the chance to win one…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
ScreenHunter_209 Nov. 06 17.10 Breaking news! Thanks to overwhelming demand, three new characters will join the previously announced figures in Scalers Wave 1! But let’s back up – if you missed the announcement about our new line of 2″ mini-figures for your cords and cables, we have a handy dandy video that’ll bring you up to speed: [youtube]http://youtu.be/DCI5Wmg1IxQ[/youtube] All…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
MezBlueKrampus New York- Both Krampus fans and Living Dead Dolls collectors are going wild over Living Dead Dolls Presents Krampus!   To compliment the three standard colors and the one of a kind Red Krampus, Mezco now proudly reveals the final member of their quintet of holiday terror; the one of a kind Blue Krampus! The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 6, 2013
POPBBTSTRaj ~ POP! TELEVISION: BIG BANG THEORY STAR TREK  ~ ~ BATMOBILE WACKY WOBBLER ~ Pop! Television: Big Bang Theory Star Trek Beam me up…Howard? That’s correct! Where no man has gone before… Very appropriate, right? Check out Sheldon giving the Vulcan salute! So charming!     Available December 3rd!   Batmobile 1966 Wacky Wobbler “To…

 

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