Articles for February, 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2015
Bill from Mattel is a special guest today at the Las Vegas Super ToyCon and he brought a whole bunch of brand new WWE figures.  None of this was shown at Toy Fair. It includes the new Target exclusive wave and the Four Horsemen 4 pack.  

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
February 28, 2015
Justice League Trinity War Earlier this week, Wiz Kids released their latest set of HeroClix, Justice League: Trinity War.  If you’ve been reading here a while, you know I am a huge fan of both the game and the Justice League, so this is a set aimed right at me. The set name does a good job of suggesting…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2015
EPIX Pays Tribute To The Life of Leonard Nimoy All Weekend Long By Airing: A CONVERSATION  WITH LEONARD NIMOY  & STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS  Airing on EPIX Friday, February 27th – Sunday, March 1st ​ WHAT | As the entertainment industry and sci fi fans mourn the loss of prolific actor Leonard Nimoy, premium entertainment network EPIX honors his life by presenting:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2015
This Friday, Funko is giving away one Lightning Darth Vader Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure! They are holding the giveaway via their social media channels – @OriginalFunko   Lightning Darth Vader Hikari Premium Sofubi Figure If you aren’t the lucky winner of Hikari Friday, visit a Funko Retailer this April for Lightning Darth Vader!

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2015
Yesterday, over on the official MattyCollector.com message boards, the Matty employee known as “Skeletor’s Love Child” posted the first update on the status of the Club 200x MOTUC asdd-on subscription.   “Good day! Earlier this week I promised I would keep you apprised of what’s happening with the 200X subscription since there will be no…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 27, 2015
Actor, director, photographer, Leonard Nimoy. You lived long, and prospered.   You showed us logic, and reflected our humanity back at us. Boldly go. “We are assembled here today to pay final respects to our honored dead. And yet it should be noted that in the midst of our sorrow, this death takes place in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Merlin Entertainments announced today it is partnering with Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group to bring a new 4D animated film based on the popular characters of The LEGO® Movie™, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and LEGO System A/S, to guests at LEGOLAND® Parks and LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers around…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
Pop! Television: Game of Thrones Series 5 We are thrilled to bring you a brand new series of our Game of Thrones Pop! line! Series 5 includes Iron Throne heir Oberyn Martell, The Mountain Who Rides, and Grey Worm, commander of the Unsullied. This series also contains danger in the form of Wight and a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
This coming Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st Four Horsemen Toy Design will be making an appearance at the Long Beach Comic Expo in Long Beach, CA. Besides having their own panel at 4pm on Sunday, they’ll be at the KRCO booth (#504) all weekend showing off some of the incredible work that they’re currently doing, including some new Mythic Legions prototypes that have never been…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
Arrow is one of TV’s hottest shows, and we are proud to announce our upcoming Arrow Bookend! Oliver Queen defends Starling City in this all-new bookend from the hit CW show Arrow: The Television Series!  Standing on a clock tower base, the Arrow dons his mask and draws his new bow as seen in Season…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
Kanan and Ezra take on the Inquisitor in an epic lightsaber duel in the exciting season finale of “Star Wars Rebels” on Disney XD Monday, March 2nd   In the exciting season finale of Star Wars Rebels, the Rebels must infiltrate an Imperial fleet over Mustafar to save Kanan.  With the Imperials bearing down on…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 26, 2015
Join Brandon Sopinsky, Mattel designer, for a close-up look at Giant Zodac (coming March 2015) and Giant Man-at-Arms (coming summer 2015) and our 2015 convention item, the Hover Robot three-pack (first available in Early Access only in April). Then go to www.MattyCollector.com to check product availability and sign up for email for reminders. Lots of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Select Walmart stores are carrying exclusive AMC’s The Walking Dead building sets. The Prison Tower set comes with an exclusive Rick Grimes figure which is accompanied with multiple weapons. To find out if your local Walmart will be carrying the new construction sets, click here for the full list of participating Walmart stores. You can…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
2015 STAR WARS BLACK 6″ SERIES 02 The newest figures to the 6″ Star Wars Black series have just gone up for preorder. Series 02 brings you Clone Commander Cody, Episode V IG-88, and Episode VI Leia in Boushh Disguise. These awesome figures are available in a case of 4 for $79.99; a set of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Pop! Star Wars Vaulted It’s time for another Star Wars vaulted Pop! Did you miss the chance to collect all the Star Wars Pops before they were gone? Here is your chance to collect them all! In celebration of the new movie, we will be re-releasing previously vaulted Star Wars Pop! until the film’s release….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
We are pleased to unveil the latest trailer, for Batman: Arkham Knight : “Gotham is Mine.” As Scarecrow unites the Rogues Gallery, including Two-Face, The Penguin, the Riddler, the Arkham Knight, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy, they bring all-out war as they try to take down The Dark Knight, and claim Gotham City as their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 direct-to-consumer network, turns one today. In celebration, here is a “WWE Network By The Numbers” infographic highlighting key metrics from the past year. (Graphic: Business Wire) STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With more than 4.2 billion video views in the last 12 months, WWE has become the No. 1 Sports channel on YouTube…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the “Master Builders” of the first blockbuster hit, are writing and will produce the sequel together with Dan Lin and Roy Lee   BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Director Rob Schrab (TV’s “Community,” “The Mindy Project”) will mark his feature directorial debut overseeing construction on “The LEGO® Movie Sequel,” the eagerly awaited follow-up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Funko announced a variant cover will be included in the Marvel Collector Corps debut box Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron shipping April, 2015.   “We are excited to announce the addition of the variant cover to the Avengers box,” says Funko CEO Brian Mariotti.  “This addition proves our promise to provide exclusive and premium product,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2015
Prepare to meet the big angry monster! In the upcoming highly-anticipated Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Earth’s mightiest heroes are assembling again to defend the world from the dangerous Ultron who is bent on eradicating mankind. To gear fans ready for this epic blockbuster, Hot Toys is thrilled to officially present today, the 1/6th…

 

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