Articles for March, 2016

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2016
PREMIUM FORMAT ARMORED BATMAN Celebrating the epic Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Sideshow is proud to present the Armored Batman Premium Format™ Figure. Sideshow has teamed up with Ironhead Studio, the special FX masters behind the actual costume fabrication for the new film, to produce the ultimate screen-accurate representation of Ben Affleck as Batman…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2016
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows may not be in theaters till June, but fans of the famous turtles can get a glimpse of the new products available for the movie this week – courtesy of Walmart.   Walmart is offering an exclusive pre-order for WonderCon attendees on new licensed merchandise tied to the upcoming movie….

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 24, 2016
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
The cast join the previously announced Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane and Emily Browning   Bryan Fuller and Michael Green Serve as Showrunners     Beverly Hills, Calif. (March 23, 2016) – Starz and FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) announced today that Sean Harris (“The Borgias,” “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”) has been cast as Mad Sweeney, Yetide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Toy Line to Launch in Spring 2017 HONG KONG — Let’s Voltron! Playmates Toys and DreamWorks Animation today announced plans for a new toy line based on the new DreamWorks Animation series Voltron: Legendary Defender, a re-imagining of the classic property featuring five teenage pilots and mystical robot lions, set to debut as a Netflix…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Yesterday on the ReAction Figure Fans Facebook page, Reis, one of the designers at Funko posted an update with a loose timeline on what what fans of the retro 3.75″ action figure line can expect for the rest of 2016.  There are some we knew about and some surprises on the list as not very…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Nation’s Leading Manga & Anime Company Will Work Closely With Premier International Talent Agency To Develop Live-Action Content Based On Popular Japanese Entertainment Properties   San Francisco, CA, March 23, 2016 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has partnered with the premier…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the launch of this year’s Superstars for Hope, a global online auction on Charitybuzz.com, featuring unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Fans can now visit www.Charitybuzz.com/WWE through Tuesday, April 5 to bid on exclusive experiences with WWE Superstar John Cena®, WWE World Heavyweight Champion…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
(SANTA MONICA, CA & BALTIMORE, MD) — (March 23, 2016) — It’s the 15th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day and Comic-Con HQ (CCHQ,), the official pop culture network for all things Comic-Con has joined forces with Diamond Comic Distributors to celebrate. In addition to becoming the first title sponsor, CCHQ will launch free Beta…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Hillside, NJ — March 23, 2016 – Marvel’s most divisive conflict comes to Dice Masters this May with the release of Marvel Dice Masters: Civil War! Based on the hit comic book storyline, players can join the fight and add their favorite Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains to their teams! With all new game…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice SWATs™ – Soft Weapons And Tactics Plush WeaponsConcord, CA – Factory Entertainment, Inc., the Concord, California-based producer of licensed toys and collectibles is pleased to announce its brand new line of proprietary role-play weapons called SWAT™: Soft Weapons and Tactics from Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice! SWAT™ captures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
Dorbz: BioShock There’s always a lighthouse. There’s always a man. There’s always…. some seriously cute, seriously tiny Funko figures! It’s official, characters from the critically acclaimed BioShock series will get a Dorbz Games set. Will you soar with Booker DeWitt’s Skyhook? Or would you kindly pick up a Little Sister and super-sized 6-inch Big Daddy Dorbz XL?…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
March 22, 2016— Legendary comic book writer/artist Mike Mignola will conclude his critically acclaimed series HELLBOY IN HELL in 2016, when Dark Horse Comics publishes the final and tenth issue on June 1 and the trade paperback, HELLBOY IN HELL Volume 2 which collects issues 6 through 10, in October. In advance of the release of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
The adventures of Jesse and the NEW Order of the Stone are set to continue this month! In the first episode since the Wither Storm finale, Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 5 – ‘Order Up’ will be available starting March 29th on PC/Mac, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and iOS and Android-based devices. Today…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 23, 2016
WBHE Activities Feature Two World Premieres, Stellar Talent including Jerry O’Connell, Jason O’Mara, Jake T. Austin, Christopher Gorham, Brandon Soo Hoo, Kari Wahlgren, James Arnold Taylor, Stuart Allan and more     Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) puts a pair of World Premieres in the spotlight at WonderCon in Los Angeles, March 25-27 – offering fans their…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2016
This week NECA announced a great accessory pack to help Aliens fans fill out their collections and dioramas: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Aliens, we’re releasing a deluxe creature pack that includes some frequently requested favorites from the terrifying movie! These six pieces will make for some mind-blowing dioramas, since they’re perfectly in scale…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2016
Playable Scenario on Display at WonderCon – March 25-27   Lake Forest, CA – March 22, 2016  –  Cryptozoic Entertainment (cryptozoic.com), leading creator of board games and collectible cards, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products are proud to announce the upcoming April 11 launch of the Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II. This new crowdfunding campaign…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2016
“I don’t think you’ve ever known a woman like me.” The official release of the widely anticipated epic blockbuster, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, is just around the corner! In addition to the Bat of Gotham and Son of Krypton, the Princess of the Amazons, Wonder Woman, has also been a character that many…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2016
The afterlife’s leading bio- exorcist is back and the manic Beetlejuice is bringing the creepy and the crazy! Beetlejuice stands 8inches tall and features his black and white striped suite and tangled mass of mossy green hair. His sardonic grimace reveals his trademark yellowed teeth. Mezco has captured every detail of the rambunctious ghost and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 22, 2016
Now Available at Retailers Nationwide SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Expanding its innovative BIG-FIGS™ brand, JAKKS Pacific (Nasdaq: JAKK) is releasing a new line of the iconic DC Comics Super Heroes inspired by Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action adventure film, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC…

 

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