Articles for June, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2014
We got in a few of the Mattel 2014 SDCC exclusives yesterday so we can show you some early looks at them (stay tuned the next few days).  One of the ones we received was the DC Mutiverse scaled Batman: Arkham Knight Batmobile… and it’s BIG!  A lot bigger than I expected.  It’s SO big…

 

by Jeff Cope
June 19, 2014
October Toys’ Kickstarter campaign to bring back the fan favorite toyline Skeleton Warriors has, as of this writing, 4 short days to go. They are at 70% of thier $45,000 funding goal to get Baron Dark made. I’m optimistic that we’ll see a last minute surge (common with Kickstarter) and the evil Baron can enter into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2014
DRAGONBALL Z FUNKO POP! FIGURES Super Saiyan Goku, Vegeta, Piccolo, Perfect Cell and Frieza figures are now up for preorder! Each figure is listed at $9.99. DIABLO III SHADOW DIABLO ACTION FIGURE The blue Shadow Diablo figure stands over 9″ tall and has a poseable tail that’s over 12″ long. It is hand-painted, featuring over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 19, 2014 – Huckleberry has teamed up with Josh Agle (aka SHAG) to create an amazing piece of collectible artwork for San Diego Comic-Con…BATMAN 1966!   Inspired by DC Comics Batman Classic TV Series, Josh brings to the series to life with an epic battle royale of good vs evil with his…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2014
“From Out Of Space… A Warning And An Ultimatum!” “Gort! Klaatu Barada Nikto!”   For the first time ever “Monstarz” debuts it’s retro styled Gort and Klaatu retro action figure set available thru Amok Time! “From Out Of Space… A Warning And An Ultimatum!” A robot and a man . . . hold your collection…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2014
After months of anticipation, the Marvel Select Amazing Spider-Man 2 action figure is finally creeping its way into your local comic shop! Standing 7 inches tall with 16 points of articulation, Spidey comes with an array of accessories, including interchangeable hands, weblines, web sprays and an exclusive fireman’s helmet and hose nozzle! Check out the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2014
Mark The Return Of The Legendary Anime Series With A Special Series Of Events And Activities At North America’s Largest Anime Convention   San Francisco, CA, June 17, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, celebrates the triumphant return of the SAILOR MOON…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2014
Announcing “Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff” Mobile Game Sweepstakes! Enter for a chance to become an actual character in the hit mobile game! The lucky Grand Prize Winner will be flown to TinyCo’s San Francisco animation studio to have their likeness animated and voiced into the game! In addition, two lucky winners will receive…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Special Guests And Special Exclusives For The TRANSFORMERS 30th Anniversary San Diego, CA (June 17, 2014) – Celebrating all things Cybertronian, TRANSFORMERS fans will converge on Pasadena, California this weekend, from June 19th – June 22nd to attend the annual BOTCON convention! With special convention exclusives, illuminating panels, and talent-filled signings, IDW is geared up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Summer movie season is upon us and Toys“R”Us is getting geared up for big screen action with toys, deals, digital content, events and more based on some of the most highly anticipated kid blockbusters! From How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue to Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy and Teenage…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
“The World’s Most Dangerous Action Figure” Factory Entertainment is delighted to announce number four in its 2014 Convention Exclusives line up, Sterling Archer, from the hit FX series, Archer. The world’s most dangerous secret agent in 6” action figure form is dressed for any formal occasion, as long as there is a well stocked open…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Today Mattel posted the following update on their upcoming SDCC exclusive electronic Batman™ Arkham Knight Batmobile:   We just received this update about the Batman™ Arkham Knight Batmobiledebuting at SDCC! Hang onto your cape ‘cause this vehicle is off the charts. Check out the latest details and a new video! UPDATED: Batman™ Arkham Knight Batmobile ($85) In the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Aliens M577 Armored Personnel Carrier Limited to just 350 pieces worldwide! We are thrilled to announce the first from our new Officially Licensed Aliens collection – the Aliens APC!   Presented for the first time in a large-scale format, this intricately detailed model is in glorious 1:18 scale, measuring a very impressive 20″ long! Using…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
  KAMEHAMEHA!!! We searched the universe and… We collected all 7 Dragon Balls! We wished for Pop!’s of your favorite Dragon Ball Z characters!  These Pop!’s are fierce fighters! Funko is excited to announce a new line of Dragon Ball Z Pop! Vinyl Figures, coming in August!   Available in August!

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
TWO LA-BASED FAN EVENTS CELEBRATE THE POWER OF “TRANSFORMERS” AS NEW FILM “TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION”  HEADS TO THEATERS IN JUNE Universal Studios Hollywood Hosts Exclusive Transformers Fan Experience and Official “BotCon” Convention Kicks Off in Pasadena, Beginning Friday, June 20 – Sunday, June 22 Universal Studios Hollywood hosts the 2014 TRANSFORMERS FAN EXPERIENCE When: Friday, June…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Masters of the Universe Minis. Little bitty figures, great big impact. A new set every other month in 2014 and each one comes with a piece of a mini Castle Grayskull. In this video Scott shows off the announced figures and the build-a-castle.   The new set of Mini Masters are on sale right now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
“He’s the Greatest, He’s Fantastic, wherever there is danger he’ll be there” World’s Greatest Secret Agent Danger Mouse Bursts Back onto TV as FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment Announces New Series with CBBC New Animated Series Due to Air in 2015 Tuesday, 17th June 2014 – He’s the world’s greatest secret agent who faced dastardly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Summer is almost upon us and Comic Con 2014 is just around the corner! I feel the pressure of the con SCREAMING towards me! I’ve got so much I still need to do before the con hit that I really shouldn’t even be here typing this now. One quick disclaimer – In this episode I…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 17, 2014
Today the Marvel UK YouTube channel updated with a new trailer with some new footage from Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy film that will be released in August 2014.  

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2014
I have long been a fan of stop-motion animator Alex Kropinak and the work he has done on Marvel.com’s ‘Marvel What The–?!‘ series as well as the Minimate animations he has done for DST.   It was a real thrill to get to meet him in person a couple of years ago while in NYC for Toy…

 

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