Articles for September, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Year-Long Celebration Includes Collaborations with Top Partners, Fan Events and Social Activations Glendale, CA – September 30, 2014 – Let’s Voltron! is what fans will chant once again as their favorite robot celebrates a milestone – 30 years of defending the universe. The 1984 television series Voltron:Defender of the Universe tells the legend of a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Since it IS National Podcast day, I thought I would also post about recent podcast appearance I did with the good people at the “Drinking with Comics” podcast.   This was recorded about 2 weeks ago up the street at my local comic shop “The Comic Bug.”    I had a GREAT time talking with Mike and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
New York- With New York Comic Con only a week away, Mezco reveals their “mystery” exclusive: Breaking Bad Vamonos Pest Jesse Pinkman 6inch Figure.   “The anticipation that has been building up over what this limited edition mystery figure is has been tremendous, and that makes this reveal all the more satisfying” says Mezco’s  Mike Drake,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Pop! Movies: Despicable Me Bee-do Bee-do Bee-do… We have two brand new Despicable Me Minion Pop!’s! These two mischievous henchmen will make the perfect addition to the current line of Despicable Me Pop!’s. You could always use a few extra precious criminal masterminds! Does anyone have any bapples? Available in October! Despicable Me Mystery Minis…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
 “GONE IN 60 SECONDS” AND STAR CAR CHARACTER “ELEANOR” GETS A GREENLIGHT! Indianapolis, IN – (September 30, 2014) –  GreenLight is thrilled to announce that “Gone in 60 Seconds” and GreenLight signed a multiple year exclusive global licensing agreement that makes GreenLight the producer of officially licensed die-cast cars for “Gone in 60 Seconds” and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Steampunk LEGO A Coffee Table Book filled with Victorian-Inspired LEGO San Francisco, CA (September 30, 2014) — This holiday season is looking up for LEGO® fans—especially those immersed in steampunk. Meet steampunk connoisseur, LEGO artist, and special effects professional Guy Himber and his soon-to-be-released Steampunk LEGO (No Starch Press, November 2014, 200 pp., $29.95, hardcover,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 30, 2014
Happy National Podcast Day everybody!  Thank you for listening and sharing it with us here at the Geek Shall Inherit podcast!   If you dig what we do on GSi this would be the perfect opportunity to recommend us to a friend on this national day of podcast celebration.  We love talking all things pop culture with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2014
Funko is excited to be part of Target’s “Collector’s World” section in stores nationwide! Visit a Target store to find the “Collector’s World” endcap in the toys department. Visit the store finder on www.funko.com to find your nearest Target. Visit the trading card section, located at the front of Target stores, for a Pocket Pop!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 29, 2014
The Most Important Books You Will Buy This Year, Part II   San Diego, CA (September 29, 2014) – IDW Publishing is coming to New York Comic Con 2014 and bringing this year’s hottest convention exclusives! See below for the must-haves from IDW and download the ultimate IDW 2014 NYCC Exclusives Shopping Guide PDF for full…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2014
ToyTokyo has revealed 3 of their NYCC 2014 Exclusives from Funko:   The 8-Bit Version Freddy and Jason ReAction figures are a Toy Tokyo NYCC exclusive! We’re revealing more NYCC exclusives this week IN OUR EMAIL NEWSLETTER FIRST! Sign up at toytokyo.com now if you’re not on the list yet! We’re the exclusive North American…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 28, 2014
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –– Wonder Woman star Lynda Carter will appear in the Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) (“Bally” or the “Company”) booth #1126 at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) on Tuesday, September 30, to help Bally unveil two brand-new slot games based on the beloved 1970s TV show. Week after week,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2014
Titan Merchandise is heading to the Big Apple!We’ll be setting up shop in Booth 2142 at New York Comic Con and as always we’ll be bringing a bunch of super-cool exclusives with us! We’ll also be debuting our Regeneration Collection, the sixth in our range of Doctor Who 3″ Blind boxed figures which not only…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2014
Last week, Mr. Anne, the toy buyer for Walgreens, the man responsible for all the awesome new exclusive action figures that we have been seeing (and waiting to see) at Walgreen’s Pharmacies, took to twitter to give hope to frustrated fans looking for the recently released 6″ Star Wars Black Prototype (white) Boba Fett figure:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 26, 2014
Today, 9/26 for 24 hours EntertainmentEarth.com is having a 20% off sale on many of their Lego Star Wars sets.  It’s not quite all of the SW sets, but it’s a lot of them, including some of the brand new sets like the AT-AT and cantina,   Click on the image below to be taken to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Sometimes you’ve just gotta branch out. One planet isn’t enough for this greedy guy… he wants a much bigger piece of the cosmic pie. Representing his healed techno virus body, this figure comes with a removable helmet, cosmic Havoc Staff, and an all-new “battle damage” head for Faker®. Skeletor, the Intergalactic Overlord of Evil™  is…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Our pals over at OctoberToys have launched the Kickstarter campaign for their fourth series of O.M.F.G. minifigures. Remember the fun of collectible mini figures like M.U.S.C.L.E. and Monster In My Pocket? So do we! That’s why we are proud to present to you with five new awesome characters in our continuing line of OMFG –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
I was sent this press release today by Mr. Zed himself.   In doing some research before posting his thoughts I see that he is not the only one offended by the art show.  Pool and Marianela also seem to have drawn the attention of many Catholics in Latin America.   I needed some images to run…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Big Hero 6,” an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion—a robot named Baymax—Hiro joins forces with a reluctant…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Global branded play leader Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced a new strategic merchandising relationship with Disney Consumer Products for the globally popular Disney Princess and Frozen properties. The agreement gives Hasbro global rights (excluding Japan) to develop dolls based on Disney Princess stories and characters including Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2014
Today, Thursday 9/25 is the last day you can sign up for the MOTU Giants 2014 subscription.  You can choose from having them shipped monthly, or to save on shipping you have have all 4 of the 2014 figures shipped at once at the end of the year.  Plus, if you sub you save $5…

 

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