Articles for August, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
HTTYD2DVD1 “The best animated film of the year…fun for the whole family” – Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun Times   Catch the all-new animated adventure, DreamWorks DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS, exclusively with the Blu-ray™ Combo, DVD Double Pack and Digital HD   LOS ANGELES, CA (August 29, 2014) – Soaring past the $500 million mark…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
FTCSFGleek1  Figures Toy Company is releasing the news of new line and figures through a variety of media.  Most recently they announced a DC Super Friends line on the “Electric Ballroom” radio show.  It looks like anther announcement is coming on Sunday via the same venue.  AND today they debut their (naked) Gleek figure.   Our…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
Six Flags St Louis JUSTICE LEAGUE BATTLE FOR METROPOLIS New Interactive Dark Ride Coming in 2015 Combines State-of-the-Art Technology For the Ultimate Super Hero Mission   ST. LOUIS, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags St. Louis, the Coaster Capital of Missouri, and Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas — in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and DC Entertainment —…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
GHTitanfallPilot1 New video game fun from the gang at Gaming Heads with TITANFALL.  This time, however instead of featuring the mechs/Titans they showcase the pilot: This summer has been incredibly busy for us, with lots of exciting new products, and we’re not about to let up. We’ve recently announced a brand new license from Respawn Entertainment…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 29, 2014
Are you ready for Hikari Friday?! This Friday, Funko is giving away Burnt Stay Puft Premium Hikari Sofubi Figure! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels. @OriginalFunko Burnt Stay Puft Premium Hikari Sofubi Figure If you aren’t the lucky winner of Hikari Friday, visit a Funko Retailer in November for Burnt Stay…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
  SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Six Flags Fiesta Texas today unveiled plans to debut the most exciting coaster in the park’s 22-year history — BATMAN™: The Ride, premiering in 2015. After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4D Wing Coaster challenges riders to “face their fears” as they flip head-over-heels…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
pic3 Jared “the SUBWAY Guy” Fogle, joins forces with Star Wars Stormtroopers at a SUBWAY® Restaurant to celebrate the chain’s birthday and the launch of the upcoming promotion with the Disney XD series, “Star Wars Rebels” on Thursday August 28, 2014 in  New York, N.Y. SUBWAY® Restaurants is now the “Official Training Restaurant of Athletes and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
MezAnabell1 New York- Horror fans first entered the world of the paranormal investigation team the Warrens in 2013 with THE CONJURING. Terrified theatergoers couldn’t get enough of the twisted tale, helping it become one of the highest grossing horror films of all times according to Forbes magazine. Annabelle, the doll so evil even the Warrens were…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
DCUCSPWWChip1     As announced, back in February at Toy Fair 2014, the final figures in Mattel’s long running 6″, Four Horsemen sculpted, DC Universe Classics line will be a series of tributes to the 30th anniversary of Kenner’s beloved DC Comics ‘Super Powers’ 3.75″ action figures.   Mattel is repainting 6 figures (including a collect-and-connect figure)…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
4HMRavensWave1 WE FINALLY HAVE A SHIPPING DATE FROM THE FACTORY!! Well, although we thought it was going to be smooth sailing with the production on the Gothitropolis: Ravens figures after solving the issues with the snags with the tooling and the paint, we ran into a couple more snags when it came to the packaging. As…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
Pop! Disney: Big Hero 6 We can’t wait for Big Hero 6! Get ready for the upcoming movie release with this super colorful and super cute Pop! line! From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
MOTUC2015Sample1     Yes, you do have the power! The fans have spoken, and it’s official… we’ve reached our subscription goal for the final Club Eternia! That means we’ll be seeing Lizard Man, Ninja Warrior, Huntara, club-exclusive Oo-Larr, mini-comics, and the rest of the lineup for 2015. Click on over to MattyCollector.com to sign up for…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
Beloved Victorian-Era Character, Samantha Parkington, Returns to the Historical Lineup MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On August 28, 2014, girls across the country are invited to step into the world of BeForever, American Girl’s line of historical dolls, books, and related accessories that connects girls ages 8 and up with inspiring characters and timeless stories from America’s past. First…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
CapoSFRyu1 We got word this morning from Rocco at Capo toys that after a first, unsuccessful first attempt to bring a new 6″ Street Fighter Ryu figure to market on Kickstarter, they are trying  Kickstarter one more time.   This go around instead of just funding a single figure you will be pledging  to bring the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
BHV68_001_newsPage The latest news from Mattel on their September sale on MattyCollector.com: September is going to be a huge month! We have tons of cool picks for DCU fans, there’s Rio Blast™ and Entrapta™ for MOTUC, and four new figures from Ghostbusters™ to celebrate the 30th Anniversary! But the really big news is… This month we get the first of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
SpiderManElectro2pk_pkg1 In 1964, The Amazing Spider-Man #9 hit comic book racks, pitting the newly minted superhero against the man who would become one of his most legendary foes: Electro! For 50 years, the electricity-wielding supervillain has gone up against Spider-Man, by himself and as a member of the Sinister Six. And while his costume has occasionally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
150 Featured Sale Items on Sale! Great figures from Transfomers, Marvel, DC, Video Games, Third Party, And Much More! VOLTRON 30TH ANNIVERSARY JUMBO FIGURE This 24″ tall figure can shoot off its lion head hands and has wheels on its feet. it is listed at $234.99, $15 off the MSRP. MIRACLE ACTION FIGURE EX –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
CYPRESS, Calif. – August 27 – Donning its familiar egg shape and the need for tender-loving-care, a new generation of Tamagotchi® toys arrives on shelves across the country this month from the original Japanese toymaker, Bandai America.  Evoking a nostalgic feeling from the mid-to-late 90s, today’s Tamagotchi Friends™ toys extends beyond the digital ‘pet’ and into…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
  Karen Traviss Leads A Bold New Series San Diego, CA (August 27, 2014) – Acclaimed British military science-fiction author Karen Traviss reignites the G.I. JOE franchise with an all-new series. Filled with the kind of gritty realism fans of the author have come to expect, this new take on G.I. JOE is guaranteed to please…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 27, 2014
Reserve Both Marvel Avengers vs. X-Men Dice Masters and Uncanny X-Men Dice Master Starter Sets When You Register WizKids Games, the industry leader in Collectible Miniature Games, today announced that all players who register for the Marvel Dice Masters event at the 2014 WizKids Open will have the guaranteed opportunity to purchase a Marvel Avengers…

 

SPONSORS

 

250x250_aff_funko_dorbz

 

SideshowBeetlejuice100295_300x250

 

gsi-250

 

tim-bruckner-250px

 

25846_toys_star-wars_force-friday_event_update_assoc_300x250_2

 

35227_toys_associate_revision

 

your-ad-here