Articles for October, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2014
Pop! Movies: The Crow Detroit’s Devil’s Night crime spree has left Eric Draven and his fiancee for dead… Until he is resurrected! Eric Draven is back with a vengeance! The ill-fated rock star has made his return to avenge his murder and that of his fiancee. Prepare to plot revenge with this creepily cute Pop!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2014
It’s another New Toy Day, and Diamond Select Toys has a bunch of new items arriving at comic shops and specialty stores across North America. You can pick up a statue from Amazing Spider-Man 2, a bust from the Batman Classic TV Series, and new Minimates from Godzilla, Pulp Fiction and The Walking Dead! Plus,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 31, 2014
Epic Dice Battles Return in “Marvel Dice Masters: The Uncanny X-Men” Hillside, NJ — October 30, 2014 — Hot on the heels of the incredibly successful release of Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men, WizKids, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, today unveiled a new addition to its Dice Masters series with Marvel…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 30, 2014
An email from the TMNT Fan Club gives us an early look at the new Bebop and Rocksteady action figures from Playmates Toys: You’ll need to wait a little longer to see this duo in action on-screen, but the action figures by Playmates Toys will be available exclusively at Walmart starting in mid-November. Can’t wait?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Check out the new commercial for Designer Con 2014 and check out the show November 8th & 9th at the Pasadena Convention Center for two days and over 300 vendors and 70,000 square feet of toys, art, apparel, and much more!

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Fly Your Dragons into Battle! WizKids Launches D&D® Attack Wing ™ Tactical Miniatures Game and Expansions October 29, 2014 – Hillside, NJ – WizKids Games, the industry leader in quality pre-painted collectible miniatures, is pleased to announce the release of their much-anticipated D&D Attack Wing™  Starter Set.  D&D Attack Wing is Dungeons & Dragons themed,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
After the official reveal of Hot Toys’ first wave of high-end Star Wars collectible figures featuring the infamous smuggler Han Solo and his best friend Chewbacca which were well-received by fans, we are moving the spotlight to the Galactic Empire for this new wave! Today Hot Toys is thrilled to present the 1/6th scale collectible…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
  Action-Packed 2011 Reboot of Iconic 1980s Cartoon Arrives 11-11-14; Pre-Orders Available Now via WBShop.com     ThunderCats Ho! Warner Archive Collection is proud to offer an all-new Blu-ray edition of “ThunderCats: The Complete Series,” the 2011 reimagining of the classic 1980s animation action series. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, “ThunderCats: The Complete Series” will street…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Specialized and lightweight construction allows the Atom to withstand impacts and crashes, making it perfect for first time pilots   SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2014 – Xtreem, the new range of remote-controlled toys for kids of all ages, debuts the Atom RC Mini Drone. Xtreem’s Atom Mini Drone™ has speed and superior…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 29, 2014
Remember, remember the month of November! That’s the month when Diamond Select Toys dropped a heaping plateful of new listings on comic shops and online retailers, including items from Marvel Comics, Star Trek: TNG, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Godzilla, Sin City, Batman, Pulp Fiction, The Invisible Man, Pathfinder, and Jay and Silent Bob’s Groovy Cartoon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
    MP-11SW SKYWARP EXCLUSIVE Now joining the other Decepticons of the sky we have Skywarp. This awesome Masterpiece exclusive is priced at $199.99. BARRICADE AND PROWL EXCLUSIVE Check out this cool new Human Alliance two pack Barricade and Soundwave. Barricade comes with Frenzy and Soundwave comes with Laserbeak and Mr. Gould. this two pack…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, CA — October 28, 2014 — Today, Ubisoft® announced that the Assassin’s Creed® Unity Phantom Blade, a wearable life-size collectible, is now available in stores and online for $59.99.   Just in time for Halloween, the Phantom Blade comes equipped with a functional hidden blade, retractable crossbow and firing dart. The Phantom Blade…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
There has been a LOT of press coverage over the past week about the “Florida Mom” and her campaign to get Toys R Us to remove the Mezco Breaking Bad figures from their shelves and also my counter-campaign to get Toys R Us to RETURN the figures to those shelves and website.  Most news outlets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
Today, at a special invitation only event at Disney’s famous El Capitan theater in Hollywood, Marvel Studios’ head Kevin Feige announce the line of up phase III of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Just let it all wash over you….   Here are the newly announced films and release dates: Captain America 3: Civil War –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
Six Titles from Lucasfilm’s Star Wars™, Indiana Jones, Monkey Island and Sam & Max Franchises are Now Available on GOG.com with Star Wars™: X-Wing Special Edition, Star Wars™: TIE Fighter Special Edition, and Sam & Max Hit the Road Available for the First Time on Digital Platforms October 28, 2014 – The day has finally…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 28, 2014
Pop! Television: Firefly You can never have enough Firefly in your life! In follow up to our ReAction Figures Firefly line… We bring you the beloved sci-fi gang as a Pop! series. These Pop!’s are a darling take on the classic Serenity crew! Shiny!   Available in December! Pop! Television: Supernatural After many, many, many,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Sorry this episode is a little later than expected. I’ve been a bit busy trying to rally 40,000 collectors to make their voice heard by Toys R Us over this Breaking Dad toy controversy. It’s taken up a lot of my week, but it’s been well worth it as we have quadruple the signatures that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
John Constantine is a man waging war against the forces of darkness — from both within himself and the outside world. An irreverent, working-class con man and occult expert, he’s an experienced exorcist and demonologist with an extensive list of supernatural contacts, with their own paranormal talents and abilities. Constantine airs tonight on NBC after…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Thrilling Second Season of Popular Animated Series Comes to Blu-RayTM on 11-18-14 with Exclusive All-New Commentary on Final Two Episodes     Warner Archive Collection brings another outstanding Warner Bros. Animation television series to Blu-rayTM with the November 18 release of “Young Justice: Invasion,” the thrilling second season of the popular series. Pre-orders are now…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 24, 2014
Every year, the spirit of Halloween takes over the world for 31 glorious days, and Diamond Select Toys unleashes a new batch of Monsters! Based on Universal Studios’ iconic horror films of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, DST’s 7-inch scale Universal Monsters action figures have become an annual tradition, and now they’re starring in their…

 

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