Articles for May, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
SpiderMan Save the City with The Amazing Spider-Man Available in May PREVIEWS! (BALTIMORE, MD) – (May 30, 2014)-Re-create your favorite scenes from the The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie with the PREVIEWS Exclusive Amazing Spider-Man 2 Miracle Action Figure from Medicom! Based on the newest Spider-Man movie, this interchangeable figure is highly detailed and is one of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
Earlier today Mattel revealed two more SDCC 2014 exclusives.  These are from the Hot Wheels group:   We’ve got your first look at two new vehicles from Hot Wheels® debuting at San Diego Comic-Con! More… Hot Wheels® The Homer ($30) Hot Wheels® proudly presents The Homer from everyone’s favorite cartoon show “The Simpsons.” This vehicle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
ArtofLDD1 Horror Photographer Joshua Hoffine Signs On To Celebrate The Art Of The Living Dead Dolls   New York- Award winning photographer is well known for creating some of the most disturbing and horrific images in modern photography. Often creating elaborate and meticulously detailed sets, he eschews Photoshop and relies on props, special effects, costumes, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
WizkidsLogo HILLSIDE, NJ – May 30, 2014 – NECA/WizKids is excited to announce a new Dice Masters game set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe. “We’re excited to expand our Dungeons & Dragons portfolio with the addition of Dungeons & Dragons Dice Masters.  Dice Masters is an all new game that utilizes WizKids Games’ proprietary Dice…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
  Are you ready for Hikari Friday Round 5?! This Friday, we are giving away TWO DIFFERENT Hikari Sofubi Figures! We will pick two winners this week and each will win ONE Hikari Sofubi Figure! We are holding the giveaway via our social media channels. www.facebook.com/OriginalFunko www.twitter.com/OriginalFunko Instagram @OriginalFunko This week we are giving away…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 30, 2014
DCSCDoomsdayDefeat1 Doomsday is almost here! Scott Neitlich (aka Toy Guru) and Mattel packaging designer John Langston take you on a tour of this truly awesome figure and his packaging, an homage to the Superman, The Man of Steel #18 comic released back in November 1992.   Doomsday is available in July 2014 so click on over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
DC Comics Vinyl3 Vinyl³ is a line of 2.5” interchangeable magnetic vinyl figures! Each figure features removable parts that have the capability of attaching magnetically or by peg to other figures in the Vinyl³ line. You know what that means… HYBRID SUPERHEROES AND VILLAINS! How about a SUPERBAT? Superman meets Batman! Or if you’re into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 29, 2014
Company Renews Commitment to Help Fight Pediatric Cancer with Nationwide Fundraising and Awareness Program, In-Store Events and User-Generated Social Media Initiative WAYNE, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us, Inc. today announced it has reaffirmed its support of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for childhood cancer. Beginning…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
  June brings the chance to expand your MOTUC collection with Extendar™, plus we’ve got a new Minis 2-pack with Scareglow™ & Stratos®. DC Universe fans give a warm welcome to Ice (finally joining her partner Fire!)and we’ve got Total Heroes™ Black Manta. Then mark your calendars… We’ve got two big events on the way,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
Doraemon_LG Beloved Cat-Type Robot From The Future Will Debut In English This Summer On Disney XD Channel   Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2014 – Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd. (ShoPro) has announced an agreement with their subsidiary, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, for DORAEMON…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
BBTSLogo BBTS SHARED EXCLUSIVE GI JOE 50TH ANNIVERSARY FIGURES AND VEHICLES BBTS is proud to list the 50th Anniversary exclusives of the GI Joe line. They include Two-Packs of figures at $16.99 each or $29.99 for the Set of 2, Three-Packs of figures at $22.99 each of $39.99 for the Set of 2, the Danger at…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
Disney Mystery Minis Series 2 When you wish upon a star… You will get another series of our loveable Disney Mystery Minis! We took our favorite Disney characters, new and old, and shrunk them to adorable petite figures! This series features characters from Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Alice in Wonderland, Wall-E, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
PCSMOTUTrapJawR1 LOS ANGELES, May 23th 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE)-— An evil minion of Skeletor stands on the horizon, his evil twisted weaponry targeting Prince Adam and his friends. The scrap-metal villain, Trapjaw, has arrived in Eterenia!   “Any character who’s frankenstein-esque will always hold a special place in my heart,” said Jerry Macaluso, President of Pop Culture…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
Springing forth from a Robot Chicken sketch (only eluded to and not mentioned by name, unlike the direct tie-in of Mo-Lar) Mattel announces one of the strangest editions to the Masters of the Universe toy line… and that’s saying something coming from an action figure line with names like Fisto and Goat-man!   Coming this June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
chewie_telepods New update with over 40 levels out today! Espoo, Finland — May 28th 2014 — Rovio Entertainment Ltd is proud to announce that the fans of the massively popular Angry Birds Star Wars II game have scanned their TELEPODS figures into the game more than 30 million times! Released in September 2013, the game features the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 28, 2014
HAS23802 Hi – we wanted to let you know that the GI Joe 50th Anniversary line is now up for preorder as a BBTS Shared Exclusive! We have the following 50th Anniversary items available to order now,  all items will ship out August 13th. Night Marksmen and Heated Battle Two-Packs:  $29.99 for the set or $16.99…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 27, 2014
LegoBatman3Tease The best-selling LEGO Batman videogame franchise returns in an out-of-this-world, action-packed adventure! In LEGO Batman™ 3: Beyond Gotham, the Caped Crusader joins forces with the super heroes of the DC Comics universe and blasts off to outer space to stop the evil Brainiac from destroying Earth. Using the power of the Lantern Rings, Brainiac shrinks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 26, 2014
ComiXologySummer2014 Starting Memorial Day ComiXology Celebrates Summer By Giving Away One Free Comic A Day During “The ComiXology Summer Reading List” Event Beginning May 26th one new free comic will be unveiled each day at comixology.com for the next 20 days to fill out The ComiXology Summer Reading List May 23rd, 2014 – New York, NY…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2014
GIJoe-don-levine2 Don Levine, Hasbro exec who helped develop GI Joe as world’s 1st action figure, dies PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) –– Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died. He was 86. He died of cancer early Thursday at Home & Hospice Care of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 25, 2014
MezSDCC14RebFrank1 New York- Under the full moon on a quiet yet treacherous mountain pass, a single headlight pierces the inky darkness. An engine roars. Tires squeal. A solitary figure speeds past; all the girls want him, all the guys want to be him, and one scientist wants him to get back to the lab ASAP. He…

 

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