Articles for November, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
TonnerLadyAction1 Captain Action Line Expands New York, N.Y. (November 5, 2013) – Captain Action Enterprises is pleased to announce that Tonner Doll Company, Inc., world-renowned in the high-end collectibles industry, is developing a new Lady Action 16” inch collectible doll. The new Lady Action doll will be shown in February at New York Toyfair and will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
RickGrimesBank1 Thor fights elves. The Ghostbusters fight ghosts. Rick Grimes fights zombies. It’s a bad week for the supernatural, as Diamond Select Toys rolls out three new products that will give any mythical creature a reason to run! With a new Walking Dead vinyl bank, a new Marvel Select figure and a new light-up Ghostbusters statue…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– 1:15 KARR WITH LIGHTS AND SOUNDS Diamond Select’s new version of KITT’s nemesis measures 14″ long with lights and sounds, including dialogue.  It is listed at $49.99, $10 off the MSRP. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC12066&mode=retail PSYLOCKE 12″ STATUE – X-FORCE VERSION This X-Men telepath is shown here in her black X-Force costume, with a…

 

image Fresh off of their stint as the shark creators/wranglers for the SyFy channel’s “Ghost Shark”, SCO is back doing what they do best, creating Bruce the Shark Collectibles. Here’s a peek at their latest offerings, both in massive 1/8 scale (that’s three feet long!). Both represent different versions of the famous shark robot, in tow…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2013
ScreenHunter_208 Nov. 05 10.11 Today Lego made a lot of Minecraft fans very happy.  They announced not only will their Minecraft line that was origianly launched as part of CUUSOO will be continuing, but now it will be in the minifigure scale AND fans can help design the line!   We’re excited to announce that we are launching a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
SideShowPreview-1989-Batman Sideshow Collectibles did a week of teasing fans last week as part of their annual “Spook-tacular” event.    One of the more intriguing reveals was this image and the promise of an upcoming premium format figure based on the 1989 Batman film staring Micheal Keaton. According to their site: “Sideshow Collectibles’ Batman Premium Format Figure is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
Flutterina_001_newsPage.jpg Mattel posted their own update on the news page of MattyCollector.com about the news and reveals shown over the weekend at Comikaze 2013:   Toy Fans, The Mattypalooza panel with Toy Guru and special guest Stan Lee himself just wrapped up! MOTUC fans got a look at three awesome reveals, and now it’s your turn…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
WD RISK_new art The Walking Dead Board Games are Available for Purchase at Comic Book Specialty Stores (Baltimore, MD) –(November 4, 2013)- Exclusively from Skybound, Kirkman’s imprint at Image Comics, and Diamond Comic Distributor — RISK: The Walking Dead Survival Edition game is now available to purchase in comic book specialty shops.  Based off The Walking Dead comic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
WWEStudiosLogo STAMFORD, Conn. and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – November 4, 2013 – WWE Studios (NYSE:WWE) and Film Roman announced today that they have entered into a co-financing and co-production agreement to produce up to thirteen, three-minute webisodes of a new animated series entitled CAMP WWE. Mike Benson of ENTOURAGE and THE BERNIE MAC SHOW will script…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
Mattel to Benefit Children with Cancer and their Families this Holiday Season   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel, Inc. is gearing up for the holidays with the launch of its first Spanish-language multi-brand marketing campaign. Launched on November 1st in Los Angeles, Houston and Miami, ‘toy feliz is a 100% Hispanic-oriented effort, which spans brands…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 4, 2013
  New and unique features and enhancements available in the digital version of the award-winning game Hillside, N.J. – November 4, 2013 – Game creator WizKids/NECA today announce the upcoming release of Quarriors! compatible with iPad®, based on the hit original dice building game Quarriors!, created by Mike Elliot and Eric M. Lang.  Since its…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
DCSCLogo-500x145 While I was at the Mattel booth yesterday at Comikaze 2013 I was talking to Scott aka Toy Guru and he gave me a little hint that we might still be getting one last unannounced surprise for fans of DCUC and the DC Signature Classics line. After the panel he said to me: I’m really…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 3, 2013
Yesterday Comikaze 2013 kicked off with with Mattel Mattypalooza panel and with it, two new Masters of the Universe Classics reveals.   Announced this weekend were Flutterina, receiving her first toy since 1985 and Intergalactic Skeletor (who is also “New Adventures of He-Man” Skeletor, but apparently there was a rights issue with using the words “New…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
November 3, 2013
RICC 2013 Entrance My first reaction to this years RI Comic Con was that the lines were long to buy a ticket.  But then I remembered a few things.  First, that the lines were longer and more disorganized last year.  Second, that at NY CC the tickets were sold out in advance and you could not buy a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
Ck13TheWolverine1 Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo has kicked off at the Los Angeles Convention Center and The Wolverine has arrived with a cadre of stealthy ninjas.  In celebration of The Wolverine’s (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment), November 19 Digital HD release, and December 3 Blu-ray release, the Wolverine will be handing out an exclusive lenticular card!    To get the card,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
TheThundermans1 Nickelodeon is launching a new kids sitcom about a family of superheroes called “The Thundermans” tomorrow, November 2nd 9pm/8 central.  One of the stars of the show is AFi reader and my good friend Chris Tallman.  On the show he plays “Hank” the dad of the family.   I’ve seen the pilot already and it’s a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
daily-deal-110113.JPG Here’s the important news of the day at Entertainment Earth: Our November 1 Daily Deal is Up to 67% off Venture Bros. 3-3/4 inch action figures! Dr. Mrs. The Monarch, Phantom Limb, Brock Samson, Dr. Venture, Hank Venture, and Dean Venture are all on sale! Most of the figures are just $4!!  The offer ends…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 1, 2013
PCSMOTUBeastman_B Eternia’s Most Wanted Caught in Polystone PCSC Exclusive Version Also Available   LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1st, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)— Can’t get enough MOTU? Pop Culture Shock Collectibles is proud to announce BEASTMAN as the next entry to their Masters of the Universe “HE-MAN” scale statue line. Introduced in the episode, “Diamond Ray of Disappearance”, Beastman…

 

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