Articles for April, 2015

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 30, 2015
Dice Masters Justice League Starter I’ve just gotten into this game.  Yeah, I’m at least 6 months (and as of today, 5 releases late, but this combination of deck building (think Dominion) and monster attacking (think Magic) is pretty cool and just released my favorite license! So you get 8 characters to choose from, 8 trap/spells to choose from, and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2015
The Avengers have assembled at Target! Can they stop evil Ultron from parking lot domination? Cue dramatic music: Dun dun dunnn…Check them all out at Target.com/Avengers.   #AvengersAtTarget  

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2015
The latest Dungeons & Dragons Adventure System Cooperative Board Game is ready for your adventurers.  HILLSIDE, April 29, 2015 — WizKids, makers of quality board games and miniatures, is pleased to announce the release of the latest title in the D&D product series – the Temple of Elemental Evil board game. In the Temple of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Hasbro Classic Transformers: Generation 1 Launches on Vimeo On Demand Additional Hasbro Titles Including G.I. Joe and Transformers: Rescue Bots Launch Later 2015 See Full Transformers Catalog at Transformers.TV NEW YORK (April 28, 2015) – Vimeo today announced a collaboration with Hasbro Studios to offer digital collections of classic animation series from the Hasbro Classic Collection,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
The collection will be available this month in Walmart stores Glendale, Calif. (April 21, 2015) —As excitement builds for the release of the highly-anticipated “Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Disney Consumer Products and Marvel, in collaboration with licensee Entertainment Retail Enterprises (ERE), have created a new range of merchandise inspired by Marvel Super Heroes and celebrating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
  Radiator Springs’ finest are racing into our Funko Pop! line! Lightning McQueen, the hero of Pixar’s Cars, has always been one for flashy speed. No raceway is complete without him! And no Pop! set could be complete without Lightning’s best friend Mater; crew chief, Doc Hudson; and mechanic artist, Ramone. Vroom, vroom!!    …

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Sequel to the Most Played Series in Call of Duty History Arrives on Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 system and PC Friday, November 6 Pre-order Now to Get Access to the Black Ops III Multiplayer Beta Black Ops III Redefines How Call of Duty is Played Delivering Innovations Across Every Mode — Campaign, Multiplayer and Zombies…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Sold Out! ComicConBox.com Delivers Comic Con to the Doorsteps of Fans EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB:WIZD) (“Wizard World”) today announced a complete sellout of the first edition of ComicConBox™, a premium monthly box service business that launched last week. As of next month, a limited premium subscription will be offered to fans. First…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
The Star Wars Saga Begins in the U.S. with an In-Store Event, VIP Sweepstakes and Hundreds of Products for Fans and Collectors of All Ages   WAYNE, NJ (April 28, 2015) – Toys“R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are set to bring customers to a galaxy far, far away with a year-long celebration in honor of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
Today, as part of our 10th anniversary celebration, we have a great guest column from our old friend Matt “Iron Cow” Cauley of Iron Cow Productions. While I only tiptoed into the shallow waters that are the bootleg Super Powers figures (and other non DC Characters) made by the mysterious “Industrial Toy Werks” with a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2015
I love it when these sorts of things find their way into my in box.   The awesome folks over at the Children’s Television Workshop are taking on the Avengers Age of Ultron with a charming, educational and nutritious sketch on Sesame Street! With the new Avengers movie release a mere week away, I wanted…

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
April 27, 2015
DC10-Batman Once again, I am faced with wondering how I should collect my collection.  And once again, I will use HeroClix as my commentary. I recently once again began looking at making a purchase on line for a bunch of pieces.  Looking over the various sites to see which one had the most that I wanted…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
Special Offer Only for Pop Culture Shock Customers GENERAL URSUS  1:4th Scale Statue Product Pre-order Launches May 4th LOS ANGELES, April 27th 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE)-—    A very special deluxe statue is coming to loyal PCS customers from BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES!     “The Planet of the Apes franchise is so incredibly special to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
This was just announced over on the MattyCollector.com news page:   Need some beasts to beef up your battles but don’t want to burden your wallet? Then this 24-hour sale is exactly what you’ve been waiting for! Visit our Shop at 9 a.m. PT on Friday 5/1 and you’ll have the chance to pick up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
It’s time to break the first two rules of FIGHT CLUB. Ten years after starting Project Mayhem, Tyler Durden lives… a mundane life. A kid, a wife. Pills to keep his destiny at bay. But it won’t last long, the wife has seen to that. The time has come . . . Rize or Die….

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
The other day a friend of mine reached out to me to say he had gotten a message from an online retailer that Mattel’s 4″ DC Comics Multiverse line had been canceled.   This was surprising to be because we had just seen production versions of 8-10 NEW figures back in February in the Mattel showroom…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2015
After 10 years one week of celebration just wasn’t enough so we are going to keep the fun going this week with a few more scoops and some new articles and features. Today we have a new image of the Batman and Robin ARTFX+ sculpts from the new series of statues from Kotobukiya.   This…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2015
Eagle Eye Prime is pleased to present the world’s first Stardust the Super Wizard toy. Crafted in Japanese soft vinyl, this 8” articulated figure has been meticulously sculpted in Fletcher Hanks’ bizarre, compelling style. Each figure includes an exclusive all new 4 page Stardust mini comic written and illustrated by Benjamin Marra.   The “red boot”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2015
Beloved Toy Reimagined to Bring Fun and Engaging Digital Experiences for a New Audience EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today has launched the Magic 8 Ball App, inviting a new generation of players to experience the mystical powers of the iconic toy. Celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Magic 8 Ball, the app utilizes the same fun…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2015
 ‘The Death of Superman Lives; What Happened?’ delves into one of Hollywood’s most enthralling “what if” stories. This feature length documentary gives an inside look into what would have been the most original, unexpected and cosmic  Superman movies ever made. The story begins in 1996 when Warner Brothers gave the green light for the first Superman film in 10 years, “Superman Lives.” Legendary…

 

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