Articles for August, 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 8, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 27 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day is the Gungan leader from Episode 1.   He lead…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2015
My local Target store have done their late Summer toy aisle reset this past week and the most surprising thing in the new plan-o-gram is there is no more section for Star Wars toys.  From December 2014 to last week this is what the Star Wars section of my local Target in So Cal looked…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2015
As we continue to build on the Mass Effect series, we are proud to introduce Mordin! Mordin Solus is a salarian geneticist, professor, and a former operative of the Special Tasks Group, where he performed reconnaissance and participated in the modification of the genophage. In 2185, he is recruited by Commander Shepard to assist in a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2015
Fans Can Receive this Limited Edition DC Comics Variant Comic, Which Includes Harley Quinn’s First Appearance, from Premium Monthly Box Service ComicConBox EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wizard World, Inc.’s (OTCBB:WIZD) ComicConBox™, a premium subscription-based monthly box service that delivers Comic Con to fans, will include a limited edition exclusive DC Comics variant cover The Batman Adventures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 7, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 28 days away from Force Friday and the toys of the day are the Mighty Muggs a fun form-factor that Hasbro tried…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nintendo is launching a variety of amiibo figures in September, including several amiibo hitting store shelves on the 11th of September. The amiibo figures launching on the 11th of September feature many fan-favorite characters from the Super Smash Bros. series like Zero Suit Samus, Ganondorf and Bowser Jr. A special Super Mario Bros….

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
Celebrate Creativity this August with Six FamousWorks of Art Made Entirely in DOHVINCI Design Compound, including “Mona Lisa,” “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte,” and More PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–August marks Art Appreciation Month, and the DOHVINCI brand from Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is putting a creative spin on the occasion this…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—The fan-favorite journeys from the hit-animated series The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra continues with the Dark Horse books. This September, get ready for a double dose of the Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra universe as Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru present the first chapter…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
“You didn’t see that coming?” In Marvel‘s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Pietro Maximoff a.k.a Quicksilver has undergone experiments by HYDRA to obtain superpowers with increased metabolism and improved homeostasis. When the Maximoff twins learned of Ultron’s plan to cause human extinction, they joined the Avengers to stop the terrible fate from happening. Many people have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are a mere 29 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day are the Tusken Raiders from the Vintage Saga Collection… I don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Our latest Super Shogun is a must-have for any serious Star Wars collector! Empire Boba Fett is the bounty hunter’s signature colorway from the original trilogy! Standing at 24” tall, this figure fires missiles from its gauntlet and jetpack, and stands on leg rollers! No batteries required! Boba Fett has movable arms, head, and rangefinder for different action poses!…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
This week’s New Toy Day sees Diamond Select Toys delivering a trio of titanic team-ups to your local comic shop! First up, Marvel Select action figures of Black Widow and Thor team up their diorama bases to re-create a scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron! Next, Bloodshot and X-O Manowar take a licking and keep…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
MATTEL BATMAN CLASSIC 1966 FIGURES Play out exciting battles with the Dynamic Duo Batman and Robin, and their favorite rebel with a cause, Batgirl, or pose them dramatically and display them in all their retro cool style! Celebrate the beloved classic TV series with these new sets from Mattel that feature colorful retro styling and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Each Film Presented in Unique, Collectible Character Steelbook Packaging available November 10th Also Available Newly repackaged Star Wars: The Complete Saga to be released on October 13th Los Angeles, CA (August 5, 2015) – As the galaxy prepares for the next generation of Star Wars, the six epic films will each release as commemorative Blu-ray steelbooks…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Boulder, CO – August 5, 2015 – Kidrobot and WuzOne are pleased to announce the official release of No Strings On Me. From sunny Seville, Spain, WuzOne draws inspiration from graffiti, typography and cartoons. He has developed an identifiable style known for clean lines, bright colors and high contrast. Kidrobot has long been a fan…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Skylanders Charges into Gamescom with Exciting Announcements and Franchise Firsts COLOGNE, Germany – August 5, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), continues to blaze the toys-to-life trail with Skylanders franchise firsts, racing and online multiplayer gameplay on console in Skylanders® SuperChargers, developed by Vicarious Visions. Whether fans…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
New book showcases fan-built LEGO models of real vehicles San Francisco, CA (August 4, 2015) — The LEGO scale modeling community brings a miniature world to life with artistry, skill, and patience—a world inhabited by remarkably detailed scale models of real trucks, ships, planes, race cars, and even construction vehicles. Some of these models are…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
  Mystery Minis: My Little Pony Series 3 Friendship is magic and so is our latest series of My Little Pony Mystery Minis! Will you get a Party Pony like Cheese Sandwich or Pinkie Pie? Maybe your box holds a more powerful Pony, like Princess Celestia or Queen Chrysalis, or even a black variant!      …

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 5, 2015
Hasbro sent out this amazing page-a-day Star Wars calendar to help us countdown to the release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens product on “Force Friday” on September 4th. Today we are 30 days away from Force Friday and the toy of the day is…. who is that again?  Man!  All these clones look alike….

 

by Cesar Zamora
August 4, 2015
Today I’ll be looking at the brand new poseable figural model kit by Bandai featuring the powerful Pokémon, MewTwo! This isn’t the first time I review SprüKits, I had  previously taken a crack at Batman and Superman sets I reviewed last year. I wasn’t sure if I would like this type of model kit, not being…

 

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