Articles for December, 2015

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2015
While at my local Target today I came across a few of the new 2016 Lego sets.   These will officially be on sale tomorrow.   There were new Star Wars build-a-character sets, new Marvel sets and there were two new Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice sets… which MIGHT CONTAIN SPOILERS. It’s cool to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2015
All Dynamite Entertainment Digital Issues On-Sale for a Limited Time December 31, 2015, Mt. Laurel, NJ: ‘Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the store, all Dynamite titles on sale for $.99, and not a penny more! Dynamite Entertainment and Dark Horse Digital give digital comics readers over 1,000 reasons to be thankful, with the announcement…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2015
“Groovy!” Sideshow is proud to present everyone’s favorite chainsaw-wielding hero! From Sam Raimi’s 1987 sequel, Evil Dead II- Ash Williams Sixth Scale Figure! Captured in all his awesomeness Ash Williams, Bruce Campbell, is the average convenience store employee turned resilient blood stained survivor in his torn shirt and brown pants. Armed with his infamous chainsaw…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 31, 2015
The It’s a F.A.D. Dunny is the latest creation from toy artist Jesse Yu, aka J*RYU. Kidrobot recreated the It’s a F.A.D. Dunny based on J*RYU’s original custom 20″ Dunny creation displayed at the 2015 Designer Toy Award Dunny Show. This beautifully sculpted piece also includes a key that fits securely in the chest keyhole….

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2015
  Ring in the New Year at Your Comic Shop with New Items from DST!   The holidays are nearly over, but Diamond Select Toys still has a few more toys to deliver! On December 30th, your local comic shop will get in a sack full of goodies, allowing you to kick off 2016 with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2015
Kidrobot and 3D Retro are partnering to host a release party for Sket One’s Sketracha 8″ Dunny! Join Kidrobot, 3D Retro and Sket One for the Sketracha 8″ Dunny Release Party & Signing at 3D Retro on Friday, January 22nd! We’ll have Sriracha-themed food trucks, door prizes and the Sketracha Dunny available for purchase! Sket One will also hold a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 30, 2015
Fresh, new hardcover versions of the UDON’s unique line of video game Tribute art books available now   Toronto, ON – DEC. 29, 2015 – Joining the recently-released Capcom Fighting Tribute art book, UDON is thrilled to announce that the sold-out Street Fighter Tribute, Mega Man Tribute, and Darkstalkers Tribute are now available in a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
SUPERMAN V BATMAN Hot Toys presents the movie-accurate Superman figure featuring a newly developed head sculpt, movie-accurate body proportion, newly tailored Superman costume with embossed pattern, and the iconic red cape made with new material; and the movie-accurate Batman featuring a newly developed masked head sculpt with 3 interchangeable eye parts and lower faces, a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 5 – Coming January 2016 Hillside, NJ —December 29, 2015 – WizKids is pleased to unveil the fifth release in their popular Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes line of pre-painted figures today. Pathfinder Battles: Iconic Heroes Set 5 includes six new figures for tabletop play, including Kess the Human Brawler, Oloch…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
Members will receive a collection of 23 items reproduced “From the Office of Walt Disney.”   BURBANK, Calif. – December 29, 2015 – D23: The Official Disney Fan Club didn’t have to look far for inspiration for its 2016 Gold Member gift, “From the Office of Walt Disney.” To celebrate the restoration of Walt Disney’s…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
Fans can help create a Marvel Avengers Tesseract 20Q!   Marvel Avengers fans, assemble! 20Q, the hugely popular online artificial intelligence (A.I.) that can “read your mind,” has partnered with Uncle Milton Industries, Inc., creators of the Marvel Secret Tech Labs line of science activity toys, to bring players the all-knowing Marvel Avengers Tesseract 20Q…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
SUBSCRIBE TO Marvel Unlimited NOW AND ALSO receive A FREE GIFT   New York, NY— December 23rd, 2015—Are you looking for the best apps to download on that new phone or tablet? Look no further! This holiday season, Marvel is inviting fans to explore a universe of content through Marvel Unlimited!  From now until the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 29, 2015
Alien PHUNNY Coming Soon! In space no one can hear you cuddle! Alien PHUNNY Plush is coming soon to stores and Kidrobot.com! This collection features the Facehugger, Xenomorph and Chestburster in a sinisterly squeezable plush form! Each PHUNNY Plush retails for $16.99. PHUNNY is full of creeps, monsters and frights softened to huggable absurdity. PHUNNY…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
We received our third Hasbro Star Wars press samples box as part of their Star Wars the Force Awakens #ChooseLightSide/#ChooseDarkSide campaign. What’s inside?  Let’s unbox this sucker and find out what treasures are inside! Thank you to the Hasbro team for letting us be part of this campaign. These samples were provided by Hasbro

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
This year NECA Toys is giving their fans a gift.  Really 12 gifts.  For the past 11 days they have been putting up free downloads on their official website each day.  These downloads are in 2 catagories.  First you have downloadable dioramas for a variety of NECA’s lines and licenses.  Download them, print them up…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
This month we look at the December offering from Funko’s Marvel Collector Corps monthly subscription box.  The December theme is Guardians of the Galaxy. Every item in the box is 100% exclusive to Funko and the Collector Corps. You can sign up for the January box (and beyond) at www.collectorcorps.com.   And tell them AFi…

 

by Jason "ToyOtter" Geyer
December 24, 2015
Star Wars: TFA Finn & First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper Set “Traitor!” One of the most attention-grabbing moments in promotion videos of Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the duel between the lightsaber-wielding Finn and the baton-wielding First Order Riot Control Stormtrooper. Now with the epic blockbuster already hitting theatres around the world, Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 24, 2015
Since it’s Christmas Eve it’s only right that we do some unboxings!  We have 3 new unboxing videos for you today. First up we have the 2015 Premiere Guild exclusive Star Wars Jumbo Salacious Crumb from Gentle Giant.   As you know Gentle Giant is now famous for hiding miniature surprises in their holiday items…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2015
DECEMBER 22, 2015, MILWAUKIE, OR—As announced last week, Dark Horse Books is pleased to offer Troll Bridge, a beautiful graphic novel adaptation of a tale from the mind of master storyteller Neil Gaiman (Sandman), illustrated by artist Colleen Doran (Sandman, Orbiter). Based on a story originally published in Gaiman’s Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2015
Wizard World Gaming To Move Debut To Portland, February 19-21, 2016 Switch From Atlanta To Provide Best Possible Experience For Fans; Season-Long Gaming Convention Schedule To Coincide With Select Wizard World Comic Cons EL SEGUNDO, Calif., December 23, 2015 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced that it will press START on its Wizard…

 

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