Articles for December, 2014

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2014
“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” Darth Vader is one of the most iconic characters in the Star Wars saga and has frequently been regarded as one of the greatest villains in cinema history. Following the release of “The Circle is Now Complete’ teaser earlier last month, Star Wars fans have already been eagerly…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2014
The season of giving may be over, but now it’s time to treat yourself! These new toys and collectibles from Diamond Select Toys were just solicited in the new issue of Previews, from Diamond Comic Distributors, and are scheduled to ship in Summer 2015. They can be pre-ordered through your local comic shop or your…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2014
There’s a few new Pop!’s in town..Or space. We are back with another series of Guardians of the Galaxy Pop! Something was missing from Series 1… VILLAINS! We’ve added an adorable array of the the most devious characters! Complete the Guardians of the Galaxy Pop! collection with Yondu, Ronan, Nebula, The Collector, and Thanos! Super villain…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2014
    EE’s end of year sale is over and now Entertainment Earth is ringing in 2015 with a NEW Great Holiday Sale to Kick Off the New Year!! Some of the many items on sale are: Monster High, Masters of the Universe, DC Collectibles, Diamond Select, Underground Toys, Funko and many others. Check out all…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2014
————– ————– STAR WARS PLAY ARTS KAI VARIANT FIGURE – DARTH VADER This new version of Darth Vader includes detailed armor parts, multiple lightsabers, alternate hands and even a Force effect.  This figure stands about 11″ tall and is priced at $124.99. http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=SEP10517&mode=retail PLANET X SUMMANUS Summanus changes from robot to Stegosaurus, and is priced…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2014
 Back in November we broke the news of a potential 1966  Batman in Mattel’s DC Multiver 4″ line.   At that time we were able to get confirmation from the Mattel retail side that something was coming… we just didn’t know what at that time.   Our speculation was that the figure wouldn’t be a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2014
A Connecticut news station has posted a cool “History of…” video as part of their holiday news coverage of what was then a local Hartford buisness – Coleco.   Coleco made some action figures, and famosly was the first company to mass produce the Cabbage Patch Kids, but many fans knew them for the electronic…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2014
We got a very cryptic message from the gang at Super 7 about a secret release: Something Secret is coming from Super7 on New Years Eve! Available online at www.super7store.com at 12midnight PST. Clicking on the link to their blog gives us even less information. Any guesses as to what you think it might be?

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2014
For the final days of Star Wars, Dark Horse Digital will offer every single Star Wars comic for $300! Over 80% off digital retail value! December 26, MILWAUKIE, OR—Dark Horse Comics is sending its Star Wars comics off with a very exclusive limited offer for its digital-comics readers . . . For the final five…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 26, 2014
Starting today EntertainmentEarth.com is having their big, year end blowout sale.  Thousands of items are marked down up to 95%!    But the sale only lasts until December 30th, so click on the big image below and start shopping and saving now!  

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, people were totally psyched over the latest releases by Diamond Select Toys! Four brand-new items are arriving at comic shops and specialty stores just in the Saint Nick of time to be the greatest last-minute Christmas saves ever. The Femme Fatales Lady Death: Reckoning PVC…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
We reported earlier about Brian from Funko leaking out new information on the Funko Forums as part of their 2014 12 Days of Christmas.   I think we left off at day 3 or 4… but since then the floodgates have opened and the new reveals today for ReAction (Tomorrowland, Fifth Element, Aliens featuring a Queen!,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
Poor He-Man.    Despite being an in-house I.P. and making millions for the company over his 30 year history he STILL doesn’t have the pull necessary to be included in Mattel’s 2014 Holiday E-Card that was sent out today.    All the other Mattel greats are there: Hot Wheels? – CHECK! Barbie? – CHECK! Fisher Price?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2014
Our friends over at GentleGiant Ltd./3D Systems have given us the opportunity to reveal their 2014 Holiday Item – The Holiday Potted Groot statue. As of this writing this statue has not been announced by Gentle Giant so even I don’t know all of the particulars, but I DID buy one of their holiday items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
EL REY NETWORK STORMS THE HOLIDAYS WITH A “KAIJU CHRISTMAS” MARATHON FEATURING OVER 48 HOURS OF THE ICONIC GODZILLA FILMS BEGINNING WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24 AT 6 PM ET   Join El Rey Network for a “Kaiju Christmas” marathon that brings you over 48 hours of giant monster mania featuring the original King of the Monsters,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
This just in from the Four Horsemen: More Power Lords are on their way!! Neutron Blast Lord Power (with Neutron Blast Power Soldier head), and Dark Nebula Power Soldier (with Dark Nebula Adam Power head) are already finished, in the studio warehouse and will be going up for pre-order on Store Horsemen (http://www.StoreHorsemen.com) soon! Details…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Milwaukie, OR – Just in time for fans’ holiday wish lists, Dark Horse and Mattel announce that the biggest art book of 2015 – The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe – will receive a limited edition release. Restricted to 4,000 copies, The Art of He-Man and the Masters…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 22, 2014
This is a really cool video mash-up that was making the rounds over the weekend.   The creator has pulled together clips from all of the recent Marvel Studios, Sony and Fox Marvel movies as well as the DC features and television show and a smattering of video games, heck even the un-aired Wonder Woman pilot…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 20, 2014
It’s not often you get a chance to see INSIDE your toys.  Mezco Toy has provided us with an unusual, and really darn cool “exploded” x-ray of one of their new One:12 Collective Batman figures.  This view will give fans an idea of the construction and articulation for this highly anticipated line of 1:12th scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 19, 2014
Ever since we broke the news of Scott Neitlich aka ToyGuru leaving Mattel back in October I have had a ton of folks ask me where he was going and what was his new gig. We wanted to let him get his legs under him at his new job and settle in… and get his…

 

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