Articles for April, 2016

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2016
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Aliens with three extraordinary action figure debuts! Series 9 includes the first-ever Private Vasquez and Private Frost figures with authorized likenesses, as well as an Albino Alien concept figure based on the original James Cameron screenplay. Private Jenette Vasquez is one of the most requested action figures of all time…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2016
The Force.. it’s calling to us… and we’re letting it in.. again. Super7 is beyond stoked to participate in Star Wars Day for another year! Visit our stores in San Francisco and San Diego on Wednesday, May the 4th for Star Wars events and Instore offers all day! All Star Wars apparel items will be…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2016
Back in February at Toy Fair 2016 we got a look at some of the collector line for the 2016 Ghostbusters film during the collectors preview night (you can see images of that here in our gallery) and we got to see some of the kids line products at the regular Mattel show room (pictures…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 30, 2016
Chibi Godzilla has been custom molded and cast in resin.  SoKo Cat has hand-painted the completed pull, with high-quality acrylics and washes, to produce a unique, original-colorway itty bitty kaiju!  With yellow, glazed eyes and painted fangs, the detail on this piece is remarkable, given it is only 7/8 inches tall! 10 custom Chibi Godzillas…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
As part of ActionFigureInsider.com’s 11th Anniversary Scoop Week, DC Collectibles is letting us do a first look at there upcoming Batman: The Animated Series “Mad Love” action figure two-pack, featuring an exclusive nightgown Harley Quinn figure.  The set will be available June/July 2016. We have the first look at the packaging and the finished figure:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
  Location Redacted — April 28, 2016. Government officials who cannot be named leaked a report that the ebook editions of Delta Green’s “fiction” anthologies Extraordinary Renditions and Tales from Failed Anatomies will be available “Pay What You Want” on April 30, at www.rpgnow.com, to celebrate International TableTop Day. The Pay What You Want price…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
42056 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Discover the iconic Porsche 911 GT3 RS! Experience the iconic Porsche 911 GT3 RS with this authentic LEGO® Technic replica. Inside the box you’ll discover a special collector’s book chronicling the history of LEGO Technic and Porsche GT cars, together with 4 original-design rims bearing the RS emblem. The sets…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
You should already be aware of the Ghosbusters: The Boardgame II Kickstarter that our pals at Cryptozoic Entertainment are currently running. Now they are beck with news of a REALLY exciting add on pack: This one’s for the REAL Ghostbusters fans out there! Cryptozoic announced a new add-on to Ghostbusters: The Boardgame II called the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
Street Fighter® Mini Figures Retail Pre-Order! LOS ANGELES, Calif., (April 28th, 2016) – Leading toy manufacturer Multiverse Studio Inc. today announced that there is still time to Pre-Order characters from the Street Fighter® Mini Figure Collection. The Street Fighter® Mini Figure Collection is a series of 4 highly detailed figures representing the classic World Warriors through the visionary…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
Acquisition Builds on NBCUniversal’s Presence in Family and Animation Space DreamWorks Animation to Become Unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), today announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA). One of the world’s most admired family brands, DreamWorks Animation creates animated feature films, television series…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
Hasbro Named a “Health Champion” by the American Diabetes Association   PAWTUCKET, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), today announced that it has been named a “Health Champion” by the American Diabetes Association for its commitment to the health and well-being of its employees. To qualify for the Health Champion designation, a company must meet healthy…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2016
Happy Draft Day! We’re celebrating by announcing a ton of new NFL figures, including two brand new lines from Funko! Pop! NFL Wave 3 The third wave of NFL Pop! figures imbue each player with a distinct personality! We have an impressive offense that features clutch quarterbacks like Russell Wilson and Tom Brady, and show-stopping…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2016
NEW FUNKO ALIENS Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the incredible Aliens film with these new Funko figures. The Aliens ReAction 3-pack features Ripley, the 5.5” Power Loader suit and the 5.5” Alien Queen so you can reenact their famous showdown; and making their debut into the Pop! lineup is Ellen Ripley and the 6” super-sized…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2016
Introducing new heroes and villains to the LEGO Star Wars universe, the animated television series “LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” will premiere MONDAY, JUNE 20 (10:00 a.m. EST) on Disney XD.  Set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2016
The Disney Sores have started preparing for Star Wars Day 2016 and have made some of those announcement via a flier that is being handed out in the store.   The in-store events will start on April 30th and run through May 4th. Also on May 1st and 4th the first 50 people into the store…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2016
  Pop! Movies: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Relive the magic world of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory with our latest Pop! figures! Each figure possesses a physical item that defines their personality! Grandpa Joe borrows the Fizzy Lifting Drink bottle, Charlie Bucket holds the Golden Ticket proudly, and Veruca Salt clings to the egg…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2016
  Hillbilly #1 is Available For Pre-Order Today. Read an Original 8-Page Story Exclusively on ComiXology April 27, 2015 — New York, NY—Eric Powell’s new publishing venture, Albatross Funnybooks, comiXology and Amazon announced today that the new line of self-published comics and graphic novels will be available in the next year on comiXology and the Amazon…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2016
Blazing the world of true blue culture and couture,  SEGA announces the launch of @SONICSTYLES! Everyone’s favorite hedgehog is springing into action, and it looks like things are trending to blue.   Starting Wednesday, a newly launched Instagram  kicks off — @SonicStyles, and Sonic the Hedgehog will now bring all things stylish to the popular…

 

Happy #AlienDay426 !!  Of all the cool new products available for sale, pre-order, and announced today, one particular item is a little more near and dear to me than the rest; the Funko Aliens 3 pack. A little back story to explain is probably in order.  When I had the pleasure of interviewing Reis O’Brien…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 26, 2016
Funko is celebrating Aliens Day with new ReAction and Pop! figures! We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of such an incredible film! ReAction: Aliens 3-Pack This time there’s more! The Aliens ReAction 3-pack features Ripley, the 5 1/2 inch Power Loader suit, and the Alien Queen, which stands at…

 

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