Articles for December, 2013

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2013
VaderOpenerFinal1 It’s New Year’s Eve – what better was to ring in the new year with a refreshing beverage? And what better way to open a refreshing beverage than with two of the coolest bottle openers ever made? Two new metal bottle openers from Diamond Select Toys hit comic shops today, and whether you’re a fan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2013
ScreenHunter_218 Dec. 30 21.52 Posted today on StarWars.com: The Inquisitor, the Empire’s Jedi hunter and a major new villain in the highly anticipated Star Wars Rebels animated series, was unveiled by Lucasfilm at this year’s New York Comic Con. Today, StarWars.com is excited to present the official reveal for the character’s first ever 3.75-inch action figure from Hasbro. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2013
MLCapAmWW2Ft While out and about this week I found one of the new figures from the new Marvel Legends Captain America themed wave at a local Target.   This is the WWII Captain America, which is the figure that comes without a piece of the Mandroid build-a-figure.   The packaging of this wave is a significant departure from…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2013
As a hero with many superior tech and equipment, Batman uses a specialized armory to store all of his state-of-the-art weaponries and gadgets. Now Hot Toys is proud to present the 1/6th scale Batman Armory from The Dark Knight together in a set with Bruce Wayne and the firstly launched Alfred Pennyworth collectible figures. The…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 28, 2013
  Coming soon from Four Horsemen Studios! New Power Lords releases will be hitting StoreHorsemen.com in the very near future! Photos shown are of first paint samples from the factory. Colors and accessories may differ on final product. More images and information soon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2013
MatTent13outside1 Once a year at Mattel HQ as part of their regular company store they have their annual tent sale.  This sale typically runs from just after Halloween until just before Christmas.   The sale is primarily made up of bulk overstock. Whatever item  they put out there they always have a LOT of said item, like…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 25, 2013
The 12 Days of Sideshow Has Begun! Day  1 Sideshow has started their “12 Days of Sideshow” reveal event today.  Today we get a sneak peek at an incredible pre-New 52/classic premium format Wonder Woman statue. “Go in peace my daughter. And remember that, in a world of ordinary mortals, you are a Wonder Woman.” [youtube]http://youtu.be/SsJT7AH02i8[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2013
MezStyleChucky1 New York- “We’re friends to the end!” Of course, with Chucky as your friend, the end comes much sooner than you ever expected. Chucky, the homicidal doll who contains the spirit of Charles Lee Ray, a serial killer better known as “The Lakeshore Strangler,” is the latest perturbed plaything to be produced by Mezco Toyz….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2013
Mattel Video: End of Year Update & Happy Holidays! Just a quick end-of-year product update and a thank you/happy holidays message from Toy Guru. [youtube]http://youtu.be/Pvfujflbi9Y[/youtube]

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
The Winter Soldier has been sighted! Reports are coming in that the Captain America’s mysterious foe, the Winter Soldier, is popping up in brick-and-mortar Disney Stores across North America, (as well as on DisneyStore.com and MarvelStore.com) as an exclusive Marvel Select figure from Diamond Select Toys! If you’ve been on the fence about tracking down…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
DFToys13merry_christmas We’ve gotten several holiday E-cards from toy companies both large and small.  Here’s the one from Deep Fried Figures, makers of the cool MechaWhales line of figures:  

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
ScreenHunter_244 Dec. 23 10.31 Several folks received a holiday e-card today from Mattel.   I think it was sent out to folks that have signed up for the shop.Mattel.com newsletter, but that’s just a guess.    I saw on Facebook that some folks were afraid to open it thinking it was spam or a virus, but we clicked on it and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
LEGO The Hobbit Announcement Trailer LEGO The Hobbit sends players of all ages on an unforgettable interactive journey through the first two films in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the upcoming The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. Players will follow Bilbo Baggins as he is recruited by the Wizard Gandalf to aid Thorin Oakenshield and his Company…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
Today Mattel sent over some photos of an attractive young lady (actually cosplayer Natalie Atkins) modeling their new Movie Masters™ Epic Creations™ DC Classic TV Series Batman™ Utility Belt to remind fans that these sets are on sale now.   So who are we to not pass that kind of information on to you, our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
————– NEW PRE-ORDERS ————– TAKARA MASTERPIECE MP-12 SIDESWIPE – MARCH ARRIVAL Delivery has been confirmed for mid-March on the upcoming reissue of the MP-12 Sideswipe!    Our supplier has confirmed that the quality control issues found in the initial release should be resolved for this reissue.   Preorders are open now at $79.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=TAK11736&mode=retail IRON…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
December 22, 2013
TIMESPAST_WONDERFUL The Holidays. Nothing else compares to this time of year…the amazing array of Christmas lights, the smells of warm cinnamon and pumpkin, the lively spirits and the season of giving … and especially as a child of the 80s, the season of getting. Of course, the disclaimer – since then, I have certainly learned that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2013
Here are 5 brand new items from Gentle Giant Ltd. They’re all available now for pre-order through the Gentle Giant website.  Leia (Hoth Outfit) Kenner Jumbo Figure – $79.95 Just like they were when you were a kid, only BIGGER! Gentle Giant is proud to bring you the latest addition to our exciting line of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 21, 2013
MezBBSaulBobble New York- This unforgettable figure features the notorious Saul Goodman in his iconic pinstripe suit, forever yelling into his wireless telephone earpiece. Everybody’s favorite sleezeball stands victoriously on a classical plinth reminiscent of the columns in his office. Relive the tense, edge of your seat excitement as Mezco’s Breaking Bad Saul Goodman Bobblehead stares at you;…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2013
ScreenHunter_236 Dec. 16 14.20 Shadoloo Enforcer Finally Caught in Polystone PCSC Exclusive Version Also Available LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13th, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE)Capcom’s resident bruiser, Balrog, is finally joining the ranks of PCSC’s villainous statues in 2014. Standing roughly 17” tall, The hottempered pugilist is sure to win the fight purse with his expertly crafted details and real cloth clothing….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2013
MezBrBadJPBobble1 New York- This unforgettable figure features Jesse in his iconic yellow hazmat suit. Everybody’s favorite dropout stands victoriously on the translucent blue crystals Heisenberg’s empire was built upon. Relive the tense, edge of your seat excitement as Mezco’s Breaking Bad Bobblehead stares at you; nodding solemnly as if to say “Go ahead b***h,  make your…

 

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